Zipkin or Jaeger? The Best Open Source Tools for Distributed Tracing

Since the beginning of software programming, developers and operations teams have had to find and solve problems. They’ve had to attend to defects (on different dev environments) and incidents (on production), investigate their root cause and prepare a solution according to their findings.


Microsoft and NIST Partner to Create Enterprise Patching Guide

Microsoft has partnered up with the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to create a guide designed to make enterprise patch management simpler. Microsoft originally worked with partners from the Center for Internet Security (CIS), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), as well as customers.


Delivering great service to employees is the first step to improving employee experience

As employees journey through work, they encounter both material moments that matter, like onboarding or a promotion, and everyday moments like getting a new piece of IT equipment. A typical employee’s day may go something like this. They start by arriving at the office only to realize their network password has expired and they can’t login. They may need to quickly book a meeting room for an important client presentation.


How Cloudera Data Platform helps data centric enterprise IT

At the recent Strata Data conference in New York, the Cloudera team released Cloudera Data Platform, representing our renewed pledge to open source large scale data processing. Offering the best of the Hortonworks and Cloudera portfolios, Cloudera Data Platform provides organizations with the ability to uniformly run large-scale data processing on any cloud or on-premise infrastructure. This marks not only an enormous milestone for us as a company but also a big leap for users across the world.


Automate a full, end-to-end CI/CD Pipeline with Microsoft Azure and Talend

Talend continues to evolve and simplify the implementation of CI/CD. In this blog, I will show how with the availability of Talend Cloud on Microsoft Azure, we can offer full automation, zero-installation and end-to-end delivery of your Continuous Integration and Delivery Pipelines to make all your DevOps goals achievable.


Why APM Is Central to DevOps Success

Imagine you’re driving a car, but there’s no windshield. You can’t see in front of you. On top of that, your car is full of friends looking out the side windows and yelling various things to you: “We should turn left!” “No, we should turn right!” “I’m pretty sure the next turn is in two miles.” In this scenario, how likely are you to reach your destination instead of ending up in a ditch or careening off a bridge?


InfluxDB 2.0 Documentation is Now Open Source

InfluxData community! In January, we released InfluxDB 2.0 alpha with draft documentation. With each incremental alpha release, we’ve iteratively updated the docs. Most recently, we published content for InfluxDB Cloud 2.0. Since the initial 2.0 alpha release, the 2.0 documentation source code has been kept in a private GitHub repository.


The Importance of Cybersecurity Programming Languages for DevOps

In the past year, adoption of DevOps has increased by nearly 10 percent. Most business owners realize that in order to bring together the marketing and IT side of their business together during the development of new software or web-based apps, they have to use the DevOps and Agile methodologies.