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Azure Logic Apps 101 - Developer tools: what are my options (Part II)

In the first part of this article, we mention that at the moment, you have three options for you to start developing your Logic Apps: And we analyze the advantages, disadvantages, and how to start developing Logic Apps by using the Azure Portal. Today we are going to address. Today we are going to do the same but this time using Visual Studio 2019.


Migrating to TimescaleDB

Here at MetricFire we’re moving some huge rocks to get more benefits for our customers. Our tech team is migrating our Graphite backend from a Riak database to TimescaleDB. This will drive huge benefits for our customers stemming from the new ability to access their database through PostgreSQL querying. Simultaneously, we’ll be migrating our cloud provider from Hetzner to AWS. This drives further benefits surrounding latency, uptime and security requirements for our customers.


Top Tips for Getting Started With a Software Composition Analysis Solution

You’ve purchased a software composition analysis solution, and you’re excited to start scanning. Before you do, read our top tips for getting started with WhiteSource. Following some basic guidelines ensures your implementation gets off on the right foot.


The KPIs of improved reliability

Reliability can be a tricky subject for service providers. Building reliable systems and applications are necessary for serving customers and generating revenue, but teams often delay reliability programs in favor of other initiatives. For businesses to understand the importance of reliability, we need to tie the benefits back to business-level metrics and demonstrate how it contributes to revenue, growth, costs, and customer satisfaction.


Continuous npm-audit: Keep your code safe and stay sane

With npm@6, support was added to protect your code from vulnerabilities in packages that you use. You may have noticed output identifying vulnerabilities when you run npm. The npm project now maintains advisories, which are used by npm audit to sniff out known vulnerabilities for you. It also provides fixes, if available. This is an impressive feature to help us all keep code as safe as we can in a world of seemingly innumerable package dependencies.