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There is no justification in the modern world for keeping backdoor access to customer data. Because if there’s a way to do it, malicious actors will exploit it. This article was originally published on the Delphix website here July 22, 2020 “We’re embarrassed, we’re disappointed, and more than anything, we’re sorry.” Just last week, Twitter revealed a major hack involving a bitcoin scam that targeted dozens of high-profile accounts, including former President Obama, Michael Bloomberg, Apple, and more. On Wednesday night, the company said the hackers successfully targeted employees who had access to its internal systems ...
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Without a reliable data infrastructure in place powered by a DataOps platform, breaches, outages, and other malfunctions can be catastrophic to consumer experience and trust. This article was originally published on the Delphix website here July 07, 2020 A renewed sense of urgency has moved financial institutions to start pouring a combined $1 trillion into creating digital offerings that will roll out over the next three years. But modernizing technology infrastructure, developing new innovative services, and providing continuity of service are mammoth tasks for banks. And when you’re dealing with people’s wealth, the stakes ...
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The attached document leads you through all the steps necessary to import a masking job from the masking engine into the virtualization engine. How_to_Import_masking_jobs.pdf #Masking #import #Jobs
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Looking to learn more about what is CCPA compliance? Here are 6 steps companies must take to ensure compliance as soon as possible. This article was originally published on the Delphix website here July 01, 2020 The California Consumer Privacy Act (AB-375, or CCPA for short) is one of the toughest U.S. regulations targeting Silicon Valley firms. Many predict the CCPA could have a bigger impact on companies than the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation that went into effect in May 2018. Before we share the 6 steps companies must take to become CCPA compliant, here’s a deep dive into what this privacy law is all about it. ...
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As businesses work to prioritize customer experience, the pressure on software development teams to develop faster becomes astronomical. A modern data infrastructure powered by DataOps makes it all possible. This article was originally published on the Delphix website here June 22, 2020 At a time when online or mobile interactions are the only ones that customers are able or willing to have with a business, the call for a digitally-enabled experience is more pressing than ever. In his book “ The Fourth Industrial Revolution, ” Karl Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum, points out that in business ...
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Architecture AWS RDS Setup Create a Standard S3 Bucket with a backup directory. In this case, we created a bucket rdsdemo with folder, rds_backup Create IAM policy for S3 bucket access from RDS with List, Read and Write permissions. Create IAM role and attach above policy with it. Create an Option group for RDS Engine and version. Once option group is created, click on Add Option for the group. Add S3_INTEGRATION from Option name dropdown, choose Version 1.0, check Yes for Apply immediately and hit Add Option. Now use this option group with RDS database. Create Oracle RDS database. Make sure RDS version should be ...
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Digital transformation initiatives are a top priority for many companies, but the challenges that come with implementing them remain at all levels. From non-production mishaps to business crippling security gaps, hear what’s keeping enterprise IT teams up at night. This article was originally published on the Delphix website here June 23, 2020 “Every company is a data company.” It’s a mantra you’ve probably heard before, but the truth of it is only growing—particularly in light of Covid-19. The move to digital by companies across industries from retail to banking has made data an even stronger asset. Data anchors applications, ...
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Covid-19 concerns may force Black Friday to look a lot more like Cyber Monday this year. For retailers, the result could be devastating unless they take the necessary steps to get ready now. This article was originally published on the Delphix website here June 15, 2020 This Black Friday might look unlike any other, as the epic in-store buying day drives higher digital workloads than ever before for big box retailers. Growth of digital purchases has already outpaced in-store buying for several years. Just last year, the U.S. saw a 15% jump in ecommerce spending compared to 2018, where consumers spent more than $600 billion online. ...
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The reality is that privacy does not always have to be sacrificed in the service of public health. Now more than ever, the onus is on businesses, research institutions, healthcare providers and governments to engage in more meaningful ways to explore the technology that exists to preserve both. This article was originally published on the Delphix website here June 11, 2020 As nations around the world begin to relax shelter-in-place restrictions, many countries are rolling out contact tracing applications to help contain the spread of the virus and allow people to resume normal activities. The apps are designed to quickly identify ...
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As the world moves away from LIBOR, there are meaningful changes coming to the financial industry. Here are the biggest data challenges you need to solve before the 2021 deadline. This article was originally published on the Delphix website here June 09, 2020 For 40 years, the London Interbank Offered Rate ( LIBOR ) has been used as the key lending benchmark that indicates short-term borrowing costs between banks. Many in the financial world refer to it as the “world’s most important number” as there are nearly $400 trillion in financial contracts that reference LIBOR. For the banking industry, this is a massive undertaking, ...
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The combination of a modern insurance software platform and DataOps ensures a faster, more efficient experience for customers, brokers, and agents. Read about how one California-based insurance organization reconciles 100% of claims within 45 days with DataOps. This article was originally published on the Delphix website here May 13, 2020 Property and casualty insurers are in the business of helping people and companies recover from sticky and sometimes perilous situations. As policyholders look to quickly pivot with the changing realities, insurance companies need an agile response to uncertain environments. Established insurance ...
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Most educational institutions today are merely surviving with digital tools, when they could be thriving through data-driven innovation. This article was originally published on the Delphix website here May 07, 2020 Well before the advent of the Covid-19 crisis, digital tools were making their way into education. But fast-forward to the pandemic crisis, and it’s clear that the $600 billion-plus higher education industry must shift to an approach many have resisted: remote learning. Many initiatives, particularly in higher ed, have fallen short for a variety of reasons— lack of investment , nascent digital fluency among faculty, ...
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As hundreds of thousands of people know, dating site eharmony is very good at pairing two people looking for love. Thanks to DevOps and DataOps, the company is moving faster, making better decisions, and shipping better experiences to their customers. This article was originally published on the Delphix website here April 29, 2020 Consumers today expect ease, utility, and simplicity as part of the customer experience. And that means the margin of error is razor-thin for businesses. In fact, 32 percent of consumers say they would stop doing business with a brand they loved just after one bad experience. But online dating giant ...
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Let me start by being completely honest: there are a lot of advocacy programs out there. There are a lot of advocacy programs that are completely centered on you doing something for the company for which you are the advocate. This was not the vision we had. Actually, we want to spin that on its head and focus on being your advocate. This is not about Delphix, it is about you. You are the DataOps movement. You are the person who saves the day in the dead of night while the people who depend on you are fast asleep. You are the one that test the failover of your servers, including your database servers, and ensures there is no corruption. You are the one ...
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Global technology consulting firm tdglobal specializes in enterprise software and managed service solutions tailored to digital and data transformation initiatives. We spoke with Chief Operating Officer Wayne Borcher and Director of Data Management Tommy Erlank on how they enable customers to use data as a strategic asset and build their digital ecosystems. This article was originally published on the Delphix website here April 27, 2020 Tell us about your primary area of expertise and the types of customers you work with. tdglobal serves customers in almost every industry. Our portfolio of clients include finance, telco, insurance, ...
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Whether it’s during Covid-19 or not, security threats loom at every corner. Here are top data security tips for appdev teams to mitigate the risk of data loss and avoid being shut down by digital attacks while working remotely. This article was originally published on the Delphix website here April 21, 2020 In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, businesses have found themselves in the middle of the world’s largest work-from-home experiment—essentially running a virtual company. In fact, Gartner predicts more than 70 percent of companies plan to permanently shift to more remote work post-coronavirus. This new reality is surfacing ...
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Delphix supports striped backups for Sybase. For a source database with striped backups present under the same location or same base directory, we can specify the base path and list all stripes under Backup Files, during dSource creation. /opt/backups/sampledb/samdb1.dmp /opt/backups/sampledb/samdb2.dmp /opt/backups/sampledb/samdb3.dmp /opt/backups/sampledb/samdb4.dmp /opt/backups/sampledb/samdb5.dmp In some situations, customers have striped backups for a Sybase source database with the same name for each stripe under different directories something similar as below- /DUMP1/SYB/testdb.dmp ...
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As the majority of enterprise employees work from home to help slow the spread of Covid-19, it brings new data security challenges. Learn the truth behind the most common enterprise data security myths—and what you actually need to know to handle sensitive data with confidence, whether you’re home or in the office. This article was originally published on the Delphix website here April 6, 2020 We’ve all heard our share of urban myths. Most—like “coffee can stunt your growth”—have little basis in fact. While the coffee myth is an example of one that’s common but harmless, other myths can be dangerously wrong. The saying, “lightning ...
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The most common approach to backup a Delphix Engine is via Replication. Delphix Replication gives the ability to backup Delphix Engine objects and data, with easy failover and without any intervention or co-ordination from different teams. More details about replication can be found here, https://docs.delphix.com/docs/data-backup-and-recovery-solutions/delphix-replication . Another approach is to backup Delphix Engine metadata only, which can be used to rebuild the Delphix Engine state from scratch by restoring the backup. This is a fast and convenient method without any additional infrastructure, as long as it satisfies DR requirements use-cases, Recovery ...
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For more than two decades, Alithya has provided expertise and innovative solutions in software development, modernization, and quality assurance. We spoke with Vice President of Business Development Michel Lacasse about the company's extensive work in modernizing the financial services and insurance industries. This article was originally published on the Delphix website here March 31, 2020 Tell us about Alithya and the unique practices you provide to customers. In February, Askida joined Alithya , a leader in digital strategy and transformation. Alithya does business in 37 states and has four offices in Europe, so we have grown ...
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