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Designed to give organizations an easy way to leverage Delphix’s core virtualization capabilities, the Virtualization SDK empowers developers to build powerful data management plugins for relational, NoSQL, PaaS, and containerized databases that matter most to them. This article was originally published on the Delphix website here  November 26, 2019. As part of the Delphix 5.3.5 release, we unveiled the Delphix Virtualization SDK, a software development kit enabling easy data source integration into Delphix. Designed to give organizations an easy way to leverage Delphix’s core virtualization capabilities, the Virtualization SDK ...
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Learn how to leverage this new functionality of dump history file support to improve your validated sync efficiency and timeflow flexibility—all with the flick of a switch. This article was originally published on the Delphix website here  November 5, 2019. If you are a customer virtualizing  ASE  data on Delphix, then this post is for you. Dump history, for the purposes of running validated sync, has usurped the venerable backup history log as the new face of validated sync for ASE on Delphix. Earlier this year, in our 5.3.4 maintenance release, Delphix  introduced a major feature for ASE: dump history file support . The ...
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As another year wraps up, we reflect on the pivotal moments that pushed DataOps forward and boosted adoption this year. This article was originally published on the Delphix website here  December 31, 2019. At the end of each year, it’s human nature to look back. This last year flew by in an instant, and we saw many technology trends (all promising to take businesses to new heights) come and go. But as some fell by the wayside, DataOps has continued to pick up steam as more companies wake up to the reality that every company is a data company today. As 2019 draws to a close, and we gear up for some much-deserved rest — we take ...
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Different operating systems support different file systems. Here’s a quick dive into the world of filesystem allocation, how it works, and what some of the basic tools and techniques are. This article was originally published on the Delphix website here October 30, 2019. One of the more common pieces of idle chit-chat people share when attempting to make small talk is the simple-seeming question: So what do you do for a living? Those of you who also work in software will know how quickly answers to this question can go awry when talking to people who aren’t technologically savvy. Recently, I was trying to explain what I’ve been ...
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Consumer goods and retail companies can drive ERP innovation using a DataOps platform. Here’s how. This article was originally published on the Delphix website here  October 24, 2019. Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems are often the most expensive IT investment for retail and consumer goods organizations. These applications form the digital backbone of those organization and impact all aspects of business from automating and managing day-to-day activities to integrating core systems with customer-facing processes.  But many companies today still struggle with an inflexible ERP system that is not optimized for their ...
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Migrating to and managing a multi-cloud environment requires a number of elements to operate smoothly, including your data. Learn key requirements for building a multi-cloud data fabric through a DataOps platform. This article was originally published on the Delphix website here  November 7, 2019. Increasingly, more enterprises are relying on multiple clouds to run their unique portfolio of application workloads. For instance, one company might run its production applications in Oracle Cloud while maintaining its dev/test environments for those same applications in Amazon Web Services ( AWS ). Another business might leverage cloud ...
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Learn how to win the arms race against potential attackers and achieve compliance while leveraging the unique capabilities across cloud platforms. This article was originally published on the Delphix website here  October 29, 2019. Companies today are striving to become digital enterprises by responding more rapidly to the ever-changing needs of consumers. With that demand for greater speed and agility, IT organizations are looking to the  cloud  as a fundamental part of their  digital transformation  efforts.  For most organizations, that means adopting a multi-cloud strategy that helps teams achieve greater elasticity and ...
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The future isn’t the cloud, it’s multi-cloud. Matthew Yeh shares key data challenges IT teams must overcome when mapping a multi-cloud strategy. This article was originally published on the Delphix website here  October 14, 2019. Organizations today are adopting cloud-based applications, platforms, and services to achieve greater elasticity and faster delivery times in today’s app-driven world. In fact, 98 percent of organizations expect to operate within a multi-cloud environment by 2021, according to  IBM . Of course, every enterprise is different, and there are varying reasons, priorities, and use cases when considering the ...
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This article was originally posted as a white paper on the Kuzo Data website here . Enterprise DataOps Security Secure your enterprise dataops platform The security of data is a known priority in the modern data driven businesses of today and de-sensitising data before it is shared to data consumers is a process most are now employing as a matter of course. The process ensures the real production data stays where it should, in production, and all non-production environments only receive the anonymised data. Production is where the security of the data platform and infrastructure is implemented with strict design methodologies and controls ...
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Delivering innovation doesn’t need to compete head-to-head with safeguarding customer data. Learn why good security practices are imperative in an agile world. This article was originally published on the Delphix website here  October 3, 2019. For many organizations, successfully integrating security into the software delivery lifecycle is still a huge obstacle.  Findings from the latest  Puppet’s 2019 State of DevOps Report  reveal only 22 percent of companies at the highest level of security integration have reached an advanced stage of  DevOps  maturity.  While there are myriad security practices and solutions in ...
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It’s that time of the year again when Las Vegas becomes the host of the largest cloud event of the industry. With just a couple of weeks to go, here are a few reasons not to miss Delphix at re:Invent. This article was originally published on the Delphix website here  November 4, 2019. The first week of December is right around the corner and soon tens of thousands of the galaxy’s most elite  cloud  practitioners will descend upon Las Vegas for cloud computing’s most anticipated event of the year. Delphix will be returning to cloud city this year  Star Wars style  and with the full Force of DevOps! As we gear up for a spectacular ...
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It’s not everyday you see command aliasing causing native memory exhaustion. This article was originally published on the Delphix website here  September 26, 2019. At Delphix, some of the most exhilarating yet demanding ( and   almost painstakingly tough)  experiences as an engineer have come from solving customer support cases. Throughout these challenges, I’ve learned that one of the most important yet ill-defined skills to master is debugging. Each of these incidents have given me an opportunity for growth and reinforced the need for teamwork, systematic thinking, and an openness to learning new things in brand-new ways. ...
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I liked the product so much I joined the company....... I thought the best way to introduce my first blog post at Delphix was to reference the famous Remington Shaver add, that I'm sure a few of my generation will remember. It's all true though. I came from being a customer after coming across this amazing software that would help address many of my data challenges, to buying it and then successfully implementing it. Next week will be my 6th month anniversary at Delphix, and I'm writing this from our HQ in Redwood City, CA. The most amazing thing about Delphix is it can do even more than I imagined and the platform is developing and growing all the time. Why ...
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Today, data speed is key to continuous innovation and the creation of superior customer experiences. If your data pipes are “clogged,” you’re in trouble. This article originally appeared on Forbes.com as part of Delphix Founder & Chairman Jedidiah Yueh's ongoing column. See the original post here on September 11, 2019. Hailed as the “queen of the internet,” every year Mary Meeker releases an annual report illuminating digital trends — a canonical read for Silicon Valley insiders. This year’s  333-slide presentation  surveys e-commerce, education, immigration, health care and the continued rise of China. With all that ...
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As businesses strive to protect sensitive data and comply with regulations, learn why masking that preserves the business value of data is the key to quicker testing and better insights. This article was originally published on the Delphix website here  September 16, 2019. Data security is critical to business survival, and data masking is a key component. Some enterprises protect data by simply redacting sensitive values; others employ fake data or write their own homegrown tools or scripts to mask certain environments. We need to protect data in a way that keeps sensitive information safe and preserves our capacity ...
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Banks need to speed their move into the digital future. But organizations must get a better handle on their data in order to anticipate the needs of customers, make banking easier, and pursue the right partnerships to increase capabilities and scale. This article was originally published on the Delphix website here  August 13, 2019. Peek into the future of banking, and you’ll see the emergence of more fintech startups disrupting the banking industry with new digital services. By and large, traditional banks have held onto their market share, but global investment in fintech ventures has tripled to nearly  $3 billion  since ...
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Did you miss the annual DevOps World | Jenkins World conference? No worries, we’ve got you covered. Our attendees highlight their top takeaways and learnings from this year’s event in San Francisco. This article was originally published on the Delphix website here  August 28, 2019. For any Jenkins or DevOps practitioner, the DevOps World | Jenkins World conference is top of mind every year. Thousands of thought leaders,  IT executives , and continuous delivery practitioners make their to this event to network and get up-to-speed on how to accelerate the development process with all things  Jenkins  and DevOps. This year in ...
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Traditional data security approaches do nothing to protect the data itself. Here are four steps to mitigate the risk of data loss and exposure through DataOps and establish policies and controls to enable data to flow freely. This article was originally published on the Delphix website here  July 30, 2019. News of data hacks and failures of IT systems proliferate the media landscape. Major organizations continue to suffer attacks and lose data to malicious actors with increasing frequency. Although many businesses place security as a high priority, they seem to be befuddled as to how to ensure the protection of sensitive ...
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Tools alone won’t make you a DataOps aficionado, but here are 3 questions to ask when you’re looking to adopt the right technology for your data teams to support you on the DataOps journey. This article was originally published on the Delphix website here  July 15, 2019. DevOps, which started as a grassroots movement, has become the status quo for organizations looking to be more agile and deliver high-quality products and services faster, ultimately enabling businesses to accelerate past their competition. While DevOps has played a major role in automating infrastructure and the software development lifecycle, the critical ...
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No More Data Excuses

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Today, just one data mishap can cause irreparable harm to your business’ reputation (and some hefty fines too). In my experience as an expert in the world of enterprise software, I believe that, collectively, it’s time for businesses to stop making data excuses and start embracing data responsibility. This article originally appeared on Forbes.com as part of Delphix CTO Eric Schrock’s ongoing column. See the original post  here  June 26, 2019. From the deletion of a decade worth of user data on  Myspace  and  Facebook  storing millions of user passwords in plain text to  FEMA  exposing millions of disaster survivors to identity ...
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