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Container Security Woes Push Evolution in 2 Directions

Container Security Woes Push Evolution in 2 Directions

Containers are quickly becoming a fixture of software deployments. Driven, at least in part, by the adoption of microservices, containers provide lightweight sandboxes in which to run software. Unlike virtual machines governed by hypervisors such as Hyper-V, VMware or Oracle VirtualBox, containers do not need an entire operating system stack.

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Adopt Chaos Engineering to Preserve System Resilience

Adopt Chaos Engineering to Preserve System Resilience

No matter what industry you’re in, there's likely a digital component that is mission critical to your business — a simple website, perhaps, or possibly an extensive mobile app. Whatever form this component may take, these systems are expressions of the business and are part of the customer experience.

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Your Strategic Blockchain Questions, Answered

Your Strategic Blockchain Questions, Answered

In my capacity as a Research Fellow at Amalgam Insights, I am constantly asked questions about blockchain. Whether it’s inquiries from the press, vendor discussions, or conversations with IT practitioners and business people, no matter what topic the conversation starts with, the subject often turns to blockchain.

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How Software Can Aid Testing in Agile Environments

How Software Can Aid Testing in Agile Environments

Companies continue to adopt Agile methods for all kinds of software development, including development of enterprise systems, mobile apps and websites. Agile promises faster and more frequent development. Unfortunately, that means fast, and sometimes rushed, testing.

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Developer Collaboration Tools Beyond Slack

Developer Collaboration Tools Beyond Slack

Everyone uses Slack, right? Especially if you are a developer in a startup. Silicon Valley startup geeks are more into Slack than teenagers are into Snapchat.  Slack is a great tool for general communication and can integrate with just about everything a developer may care about.

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Digital Marketers: Make Your Customers Hate You in 5 Easy Steps

Digital Marketers: Make Your Customers Hate You in 5 Easy Steps

Anyone who wants to read content for free online has a wealth of options. Advertising is the main source of revenue for these content-oriented websites and news apps. Their economic survival depends on their ability to display ads that readers notice — and that’s fine for most consumers.

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Boring (but Important) Topics for Developers to Watch in 2018

Boring (but Important) Topics for Developers to Watch in 2018

Admit it. We all love exciting and sexy technology. That’s why we stand up and take notice when someone talks about AI-controlled bots or quantum computing. Futuristic, sci-fi topics like these grab our attention and fuel our imagination. Unfortunately, this article is about none of those.

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