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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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Delivering secure, production-quality data at the speed and scale of the cloud is one of the biggest challenges for enterprise data teams today. This article was originally published on the Delphix website  here  June 28, 2019. For many organizations, the cloud has become a foundational enabler of their  digital transformation  initiatives. While cloud has made it possible for enterprises to scale and meet the demands of the business, it’s also increased the velocity of running workflows and upped the risk of  data breaches . In other words, businesses will either be bogged down in their cloud adoption and migration plans ...
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Applications sit at the heart of today’s enterprise businesses, and just about every application brings about new challenges and more complexity to development teams. Give up these three outdated practices to deliver high-quality software faster to market. This article was originally published on the Delphix website  here  June 4, 2019. Applications sit at the heart of today’s enterprise businesses. While agile methodologies, shift left, and continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) have allowed to automate and accelerate development, enterprise teams are still constrained by the speed and quality of moving ...
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While it’s more straightforward and obvious for those that have started out as digitally-native companies, like Netflix, to think data-first, it’s a lot harder for legacy companies that are just beginning their digital transformation journey. started out as digitally-native companies, like Netflix, to think data-first, it’s a lot harder for legacy companies that are just beginning their digital transformation journey. This article originally appeared The Millennium Alliance as part of a campaign to promote the Digital Enterprise Transformation Assembly in Miami, Florida on June 25-26, 2019. Imagine a company with a $13 billion ...
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Is provisioning data taking days, creating severe delays in your highly automated Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery pipelines? You probably have a data friction problem. This piece is an abbreviated version of the original article on sdarchitect.blog published May 6, 2019 - see the full blog post  here . Almost a year and half ago, I started seeing a new trend around  DevOps  adoption. At the time, I was with IBM as their global CTO of DevOps Adoption, leading the cross IBM-business unit DevOps adoption practice. Clients were beginning to ask for help in addressing the bottlenecks in their delivery pipeline, caused ...
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Delphix Disaster Recovery strategy is a common ask from multiple customers. Disaster Recovery is an important part of business continuity plan, to minimize downtime and data loss. As Delphix manages lower environment databases and workload, it is very essential to build and implement DR strategy for continuous development and testing. Delphix DR strategy protects data from site failures, data center failures and cloud region failures. While clouds provide way more flexibility to handle infrastructure requirements than physical data centers, there are still some challenges to move data faster to cloud. Delphix plays a vital role in helping companies with ...
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The topic du jour for the QA and testing community at the 2019 Quest conference was all about the importance of effective software testing throughout the development cycle. This article was originally published on the Delphix website  here  May 30, 2019. IT professionals and thought leaders from across the globe gathered together at this year’s Quality Engineered Software and Testing (QUEST) conference in Chicago to learn about how to better build, test, and deliver quality software. Across the many sessions and conversations I had during the weeklong event, the topic du jour for the  QA and testing community  was all about ...
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We’re going back to the basics on the role of data friction in software development today and how the Delphix platform unleashes the flow of data across the enterprise for faster innovation. This article was originally published on the Delphix website  here  May 21, 2019. Imagine you’re a  developer at an enterprise company  with millions of users, and you’re about to integrate code that will change your production database in some way. You’ve finished your local testing, and now you want to finally test your change with real data before rolling it out. Obviously, you’re not allowed to connect to the production database because ...
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The ever-increasing amounts of data that must transit among applications and environments create big challenges for the modern day enterprise. How do we bring data where it’s needed on-time, all the time like our best public transit systems? Learn how DataOps can transform data management and delivery. This article was originally published on the Delphix website  here  March 21, 2019. In Chicago, they call it the CTA. In New York, it’s the MTA. In San Francisco, it’s BART.  Whatever mass transit you’re using, you rely on it to move you from place to place. These transit authorities have a common vision: ensure a fast, safe and ...
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Global enterprises are adopting DataOps for two major reasons: faster time to market and greater security and compliance, according to a new report by 451 Research. This article was originally published on the Delphix website  here  February 13, 2019. A  new report  by top analyst firm 451 Research reveals global enterprises are adopting DataOps for two major reasons: greater velocity of innovation and as a tool to address debilitating security and compliance concerns. With data breach news regularly making the headlines along with growing pressure from an  array of privacy regulations , organizations are leaning on DataOps ...
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Many businesses fail to respond with the boldness or speed required to survive and thrive in an environment of increasing commoditization. Leveraging DataOps, you can innovate and get ahead of your competition. This article was originally published on the Delphix website  here  December 27, 2018. Commoditization is a real threat for companies in highly competitive markets. As differentiation becomes harder, standing out in a world of commoditization means having a better customer experience, better customer service, and quality customer interactions. Tying data to the brand through a  DataOps approach  can improve each of these ...
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Read about 5 companies using Delphix in 5 different ways, ranging from app development of customer-facing apps to cloud migration and more, to power digital transformation. This article was originally published on the Delphix website  here  December 17, 2018. As industry leaders relentlessly pursue digital innovation across everything they do, speed and quality of application development are central to their success. Forward-thinking companies recognize that software applications determine the quality of the experience and engagement with their customers.  Delphix provides a platform solution that works in any environment ...
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Don’t get left behind. Here are 7 ways to enable the flow of secure,  high quality data across your enterprise through a platform-based approach to enable DataOps. This article was originally published on the Delphix website  here  November 16, 2018. As companies make significant headway with  DevOps  to meet the needs of modern app development and deployment,  DataOps  is an emerging practice that can further enhance individual and team outcomes by bringing people, technology and process together to create an iterative agile flow. Recognized by Gartner as a new entrant in its  2018 hype cycle report , DataOps is “ a collaborative ...
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From large corporations to smaller upstarts, AI technology is being introduced and adopted by organizations across industries as it moves from its academic roots to the forefront of business. But before thinking AI, think data first. This article was originally published on the Delphix website here July 8, 2019. From Amazon Alexa to Spotify and the Nike Fit app , artificial intelligence (AI) technology is becoming a household norm. There’s not a company today that isn’t looking to leverage AI to deliver new digital services and insights that disrupt, or fend off disruption within their market. Every company is a data company, ...
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Many of the Delphix DataOps Community communities are open for you to join. To join a community and receive notifications, complete the following procedure: Sign in to the community. For more information, see " Signing In to the Delphix DataOps Community ". Click Communities > All Communities in the top navigation bar. In the All Communities window, click Join next to the communities you want to join. When you join a community, you are able to set your notification preferences. For more information, see " Modifying Your Community Notification Preferences ". #joining_communities #notifications
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The previous posts in this 3-part series of posts covered an overview of How Delphix In-Place Masking Works , then described the Test Cases and summarized the Results . Continuing with the third post, this calls out the detailed steps required to improve the overall masking performance... Previous Post                                                                          Implementation steps Follow the steps below to set the recommendations on the masked VDB… Using the VDB provisioning wizard to provision the VDB which is being masked, check the checkbox labeled VDB Configuration Template , which ...
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The previous post in this 3-part series of posts covered an overview of How Delphix In-Place Masking Works .  Continuing with the second post, this covers the internal testing that was performed to improve the masking performance ... Previous post                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Next in the series Test Cases The following test cases are performed individually and observed the improvement for each of the specific tests. All ...
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