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Hi all, I wanted to share with you all some recent experience we have had with customers who have just introduced Delphix into their companies, and how it can be a 'game changer' when it comes to removing those pesky data related defects for your critical applications. But there are valid reasons for 'Subsetting' your data in non-production environments or even using 'Synthetic Data', and we will get to these later on.   Firstly, why is reducing data related defects important for your business?    Having been a customer of Delphix previously, and actually used Delphix to help recover a Production Database from an 'Application down' scenario ...
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A new survey takes the pulse on how banks and financial services organizations are phasing out LIBOR, and only 3% of IT leaders say they are prepared for the transition. This article was originally published on the Delphix website here  September 15, 2020. For decades, the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) has been the world’s most widely used interest rate benchmark for mortgages, consumer loans, corporate debt, derivatives, and other financial instruments. In recent years however, the number of LIBOR transactions has declined, so the index has become less reliable and less credible.  Consequently, global regulators have ...
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While technology failure and system downtime are inevitable, SRE teams that invest in modernizing their data operations will be best positioned to deal with unplanned outages. This article was originally published on the Delphix website here  September 08, 2020. Like data breaches, IT outages are a terrifying threat to companies. Service interruptions are a leading cause of reputational damage, customer dissatisfaction, and financial losses. On average, a single hour of downtime costs an organization  $126,000 . As, for example, with  TSB Bank’s epic IT meltdown  in 2018, the retail and commercial bank achieved infamy for ...
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For every digital initiative, there are hundreds and thousands of data operations that need to be managed. Read how DataOps has become a leading force behind P&C digital transformation. This article was originally published on the Delphix website here  September 01, 2020. COVID-19, as one  insurance industry executive  puts it, is "the biggest insured loss event in history." The  estimated 2020 underwriting losses  covered by the insurance sector are approximately $107 billion as a result of this global pandemic. By the end of the year, the industry is expected to suffer a $96 billion decline in portfolio investments. ...
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In this new normal, companies need to rely on a modern approach to data operations in order to accelerate their journey to modern systems, launch digital experiences faster, and more. This article was originally published on the Delphix website here  August 25, 2020. Retail has been one of the industries hardest-hit by the pandemic, forced en masse to go all-in online. For many, this dramatic  increase in online shopping  has made every day feel like Cyber Monday. And now, even as lockdown limitations are being lifted, and many retailers across the country reopen their doors for in-person shopping—it’s clear the consumer shift ...
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Leveraging DataOps translates into significant IT ops benefits that drive improved application performance with fewer errors and better business results, according to new IDC research. This article was originally published on the Delphix website here  August 18, 2020. One of the most apparent consequences of the current Covid-19 pandemic is “ the infusion of data-enabled services into ever more aspects of life .” In fact, the coronavirus has widened the performance gap between tech leaders and laggards.  Contrary to popular belief, the difference between tech behemoths (like Amazon and Netflix) and the rest of the world isn’t ...
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By breaking down data silos to make vital information accessible to front line employees, cargo airlines are making changes to not only improve operations, but also transform customer experience. This article was originally published on the Delphix website here  August 5, 2020. Freight and logistics companies have always been driven by data in the way they track deliveries, optimize routes and more. But despite this data foundation, many have been slow to digitize.  “If they persist with ‘business as usual’, traditional players can expect to lose both competitiveness and value. If, however, they harness the power of digital technologies ...
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Analyst report indicates a strong correlation between the benefits of automating data operations and delivering on more digital initiatives designed to capture new business opportunities and grow market share. . This article was originally published on the Delphix website here  August 3, 2020. Meredith Kopit Levien, the incoming CEO of The New York Times, was recently quoted in an  article  about her plans of reimagining "the way we do our work to look and feel and operate the way transformational tech companies do."  Today, it’s not just technology companies building software—even a business like The New York Times wants to become ...
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New IDC research shows investment in data operations boosts revenue by $14 million while slashing costs by $15 million for global enterprises. This article was originally published on the Delphix website here  July 28, 2020 Businesses today are implementing multiple initiatives to accelerate digital transformation. Many target improving customer experience by developing better applications designed to maintain and capture new business. Analysts predict an explosion of new digital products and services with the creation of more than 500 million new applications by 2023—developed and deployed using cloud-native approaches.  ...
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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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What is CCPA Compliance?

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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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