A Love Letter from Cloud Dev/Test Labs to Service Virtualization
by Jason English
In the spirit of Valentine's Day, here's a little love letter from "the
Cloud" that originally appeared in our partner Parasoft's perspective guide
to Service Virtualization. But we think it's especially appropriate now.
Enjoy! - N.W., Ed.
Hey, I know it’s been a while since we started being “a thing.” When we
met, everyone said you were just mocking, and that I wasn’t real enough to
make a living, with my head in the clouds. Yet, here we are, a few years
Service Virtualization, you complete me.
As a young Dev/Test Cloud, I always wanted to try new things. And what better
use for Cloud than experimenting with software for startup companies? I was
flexible, I thought I had the capacity to handle anything. I’d stay up all
night studying or partying, but sometimes I’d c... (more)
This article was authored by Matt McIlwain and was originally published on
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these terms every day from companies such as Cloudera, Trifacta and Dato
(formerly GraphLab) that are securing many millions in financing. I believe
that 2015 will be the year when the conversation moves from Big Data to the
Dataware stack. Over the past twelve months we have seen a lot of companies... (more)
We're launching the "Tap In Open Forum": a new series of blog posts where we
detail a current topic being discussed in the software development and
testing community and invite you to participate in an open discussion with
our best and brightest here at Skytap. Feel free to share your thoughts and
we'll do the same!
InformationWeek and IBM Mobile Technical Sales Leader Dustin Amrhein
presented a webinar last week as part of their “DevOps Rado” series. The
Frictionless Enterprise: Built for Business, looked at DevOps as a viable
solution for removing the friction that prevents en... (more)
The Ethics of Cloud Computing - Part 3
This is the final chapter in Seth Payne's three-part series. Click here
to read Part One or Part Two.
Where Do These Ethical Principles Come From?
As I mentioned above, I find that understanding the "why" of moral and
ethical behavior is just as important as knowing "what" moral behavior is
expected. For this reason, I will briefly outline the origins of the
ethical principles I have outlined above.
Broadly speaking, ethical and moral philosophy is dominated by two schools of
thought. On the one hand sit deontologists. Deontology is th... (more)
Between the keynotes, the track sessions, and the conversations on the expo
floor, Amazon AWS re:Invent 2013 was a ton of information to take in over the
course of a couple of days. Amidst all the goings-on, we got the opportunity
to sit down with three of Skytap’s customers to learn a little more about
what drew them to the cloud, how they’re utilizing Skytap’s services, and
what strides their businesses made in 2013.
Ryan Carey – DataXu
DataXu is “an open, neutral platform that enables marketers to use
‘rocket science’ in a simple UI to understand and engage consumers in a