What is Batch Processing? Batch Processing Explained

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Simply put, Batch Processing is the process by which a computer completes batches of jobs, often simultaneously, in non-stop, sequential order. It’s also a command that ensures large jobs are computed in small parts for efficiency during the debugging process. This command goes by many names including Workload Automation (WLA) and Job … [Read more...]

Flip the Switch: Making the Case for Continuous Delivery

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Making the case for DevOps and Continuous Delivery (CD) can be tricky for some and downright frustrating for others. While the efficiency and cost-savings realized by implementing Continuous Delivery are monumental, the cultural enterprise shift should not be taken lightly. More than anything else, making the case requires gaining buy-in at … [Read more...]

Learn How to Automate Data Pipelines Across a Hybrid Environment

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Walk through a company’s journey to automate data pipelines across a hybrid environment with Basil Faruqui and Jon Ouimet of BMC Software at the Strata Data Conference in New York City. During their technical session, Basil and Jon will discuss the realities of building, running, and managing complex data pipelines across a dynamic … [Read more...]

How to Stop Worrying and Learn to Love Docker Containers

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Developers are discovering the power of using containers to package applications quickly and easily. This trend is driven by the need for speed and agility as it enables developers to rapidly release new applications and functions by taking a DevOps approach. While most enterprise organizations are using traditional environments for development, … [Read more...]

Using Spark with Hive

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Here we explain how to use Apache Spark with Hive. That means instead of Hive storing data in Hadoop it stores it in Spark. The reason people use Spark instead of Hadoop is it is an all-memory database. So Hive jobs will run much faster there. Plus it moves programmers toward using a common database if your company runs predominately Spark. It … [Read more...]

4 Essential Takeaways from the 2017 State of DevOps Report

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It’s no surprise that embracing the DevOps philosophy is becoming increasingly critical to the success of digital business. The 2017 State of DevOps Report,1 based on a worldwide survey of 3,200 people, reinforced the growing importance of automation and its connection to achieving positive business outcomes. Additional key findings focused on … [Read more...]

The Truth About Continuous Delivery and Automation

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Continuous Delivery (CD), DevOps, and automation offer huge opportunities for innovation at enterprise organizations. As more and more companies leverage cloud-based software, the pace of application release is speeding at a breakneck pace. In truth, differentiated custom applications have become revenue-critical for many organizations. And … [Read more...]

DevOps on the Mainframe: Continuous Delivery for Next Gen IT

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Transforming the digital enterprise isn’t just about mobile apps and ‘cool’ new technologies. That’s a no brainer! Your mainframe applications aren’t going anywhere in the near future. Why?  Here are three main reasons mainframes are here to stay: Their scalability is unmatched. Their security is rock solid. They are easy to … [Read more...]

Respond to customer demands faster with Control-M

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How Control-M Automation API and Control-M Workload Change Manager accelerate the delivery of your digital business services The software Copernican Revolution: customer in the center, not code I’ve spent many years working in a software development laboratory, enough to see the software development process transitioning from waterfall to agile, … [Read more...]