What is Serverless Computing? Serverless Computing Explained

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If you are looking for new ways to deploy applications faster and more frequently, then it’s time to consider serverless computing. Serverless computing allows developers to build apps without the headache of managing infrastructure. More specially, it allows them to write in serverless code without having to: Provision a server Ensure … [Read more...]

What is a Container? Containerization Explained

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Containerization is a modern virtualization method that accesses a single OS kernel to power multiple distributed applications that are each developed and run in their own container. A container takes its meaning from the logistics term, packaging container. When we refer to application containers we are describing a container for packaging … [Read more...]

5 Steps to get Started with Risk Management

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Introduction Most large organizations have been developing risk management programs over the past several years. However, newer organizations or those who have experienced rapid substantial growth are discovering that their risk management activities are not sufficient to adequately protect the organization. In this article, we will look at how to … [Read more...]

How to Write Test Cases for Software

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A test case offers a way of validating whether a software component is free of bugs and performing as it should. Many suggest that the benefit of a strong test case is that it can guide any user, prompting them to walk through the test steps and execute the actions required for validation. And it’s true that a test case should be able to do … [Read more...]

Top 7 Agile Certifications for 2018

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Agile has become an important methodology for enterprise organizations looking for an incremental approach to software development and project management. Not surprisingly, this has led to increased demand for IT professionals who possess strong knowledge of Agile principles and how to apply them. Indeed, there are a number of Agile methods to … [Read more...]

What is Sprint Zero? Sprint Zero Explained

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The benefits of applying Agile are clear and far-reaching. These include: Improved product quality Higher customer satisfaction ratings Increased control over project development Faster turnaround of ROI Fewer risks Overall, Agile simplifies the project management process by breaking it down into easily manageable parts, or Sprints. … [Read more...]

REST vs CRUD: What’s The Difference?

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Some of the confusion around REST and CRUD has to do with the overlapping of basic commands mandated by both processes. This is further amplified by the Rails community embracing REST and its GET, PUT, POST nature. Savvy developers can see glaring similarities between GET, PUT, POST and CREATE, READ, UPDATE, DELETE. The latter commands are the … [Read more...]

SIEM vs. Log Management: What’s the difference?

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It seems that nearly every week, we hear about another major business who’s just been a part of some data breach. Hackers have reached evidently secure information, often taking sensitive and financial information of employees and customers. The problem is that we don’t know what computer system attacks look like until after they occur. If we … [Read more...]

What is Regression Testing? Regression Testing Explained

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When making changes to a system, application, or component, you may find that the error or new feature you addressed is functioning – but now several other issues exist. This is a common issue in software development. There are many ways to test software, but one test focuses on post-modification testing to ensure the fix doesn’t cause harm or … [Read more...]