Development Operations Advice

Development Operations Advice from a Thought Leader

Giovanni:  Hi everyone! This is Giovanni Tropeano, Director of Digital Marketing with Actifio and I want to thank you for joining us in this week's blog post.  We are  joined by Ashish Nanotkar and John Annarelli of Yash Solutions.  Ashish is the CTO of Yash and John is the Managing Director and I also have with us Jay Livens, Senior Director of Product Marketing here at Actifio.  Today we are going to be talking about DevOps in general, so Jay why don’t you take it away?

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3 Benefits of Cloud Storage

Jay Livens talks about 3 of the top cloud storage benefits in this weeks vlog.

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Backup Strategy – Then and Now

Jay Livens, Senior Director of Product Marketing, explains traditional backup strategy and reviews current ways to use copy data.

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5 Must Have Features for Your Data Protection Solution

I recently booked a flight to Toronto’s City Center Airport (YTZ) on Porter Airlines.  YTZ was very close to my customer meetings so I did not give it much more thought.  However, a day prior to my departure, I researched Porter and realized that they only flew Bombardier Q400 turboprops!  Not everyone may recall flying in old turboprops like the Twin Otter or Short 360, but I remember them vividly...in my nightmares.  They were about as quiet as a jackhammer, and their rides were not much smoother. It always felt like they were on the verge of crashing.

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GDPR

What is GDPR?

The General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR is a new European rule that empowers EU citizens and residents to take control of their personal information stored by companies.  The new regulation will materially change how information is stored, managed and deleted.  On the surface, it appears overwhelming, and this short video will help you get started.

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Why Gartner’s Critical Capabilities Report is Required Reading for Organizations Investigating in Backup Solutions

Gartner is one of the leading industry analyst firms and is relied upon by CIOs globally.  One of the analyst firm’s most most well known report is the “Magic Quadrant” (MQ) which they publish annually.  They publish individual MQs on a variety of different sectors and the document relies on data submitted by vendors, and, more importantly, perspectives that Gartner has gained from calls with thousands of end users

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12 Lessons We Learned While Running IT Education in the Cloud

For many years I worked as a trainer for IBM Education, running both lecture and lab style training courses.  Regardless of what I was teaching, the reality was that "learning by doing"  always proved way more effective (and fun) than "learning by listening".  The students were more engaged, they were more educated (which is the point, after all) and the course itself was simply more enjoyable to teach.

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Database Clones: 4 Ways They Mimic Zombie Hordes

Much to my wife’s consternation, I am a fan of The Walking Dead.  For some reason, I find a post apocalyptic world where zombies run rampant interesting.  Fortunately, this is a purely fictional yarn….or at least I tell myself that when I wake up at night hearing strange noises which typically emanate from local coyotes.  

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