Running containerized applications securely in production
December 26, 2019
Research shows that 46% of deployed containers run for one hour and 27% run for about five minutes. In such a fast-paced, disposable computing environment, cloud operators struggle to keep their workloads and container environments under control. Giuseppe de Candia explains how to take the chaos out of these short-lived computing engines and the security implications to consider along the way.
Architecting for change: LinkedIn's new data ecosystem
December 16, 2019
Shirshanka Das and Yael Garten describe how LinkedIn redesigned its data analytics ecosystem in the face of a significant product rewrite, covering the infrastructure changes, such as client-side activity tracking, a unified reporting platform, and data virtualization techniques to simplify migration, that enable LinkedIn to roll out future product innovations with minimal downstream impact.
A young lady's illustrated primer to technical decision making
November 28, 2019
Charity Majors discusses making better choices with software. Whether you're selecting a new polyglot persistence layer, launching a startup from scratch, or modernizing a mature environment, there have never been more opportunities for chaos. Charity explains when you should use boring technology, when to take a flyer on the bleeding edge, and best practices for making solid technical decisions.
Part of the pipeline: Why continuous testing is essential
November 24, 2019
Adam Auerbach and Tapabrata Pal discuss Captial One's transformation to continuous testing, covering core principles, tools, and best practices as well as common roadblocks and some recommendations on how best to remove them from the environment.
Big data-fueled feedback loops leveraging streaming data in SDN/NFV
October 27, 2019
Software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) hold tremendous potential to enable efficiency and flexibility in service delivery, but SDN/NFV environments are also highly complex and multilayered. Matt Olson explains why effective support for SDN/NFV services requires leveraging the tremendous amount of service and data streaming from the platform.
Virtualizing big data: Effective approaches from real-world deployments
October 18, 2019
Martin Yip and Justin Murray explore the benefits of virtualization of Hadoop on vSphere and delve into three different examples of real-world deploymentsat small, medium, and large scalesto demonstrate how enterprises are currently deploying Hadoop differently on virtual machines.