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3 Reasons Why Test Data Management Is More Important Than You Think!

A few days back one of my colleagues, who happens to work in the QA division of a big financial organization, narrated an incident which his manager was extremely bothered with. “You take all necessary measures to do a proper functional system testing. You do everything to identify and retest all the defects. At the […]

How DevOps Fuels Digital Transformation

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Today, Digital Transformation is happening all around us. With more and more companies choosing to adapt to this digital world, it is no wonder that people are finding ways to make this transformation as efficient and effective for their company as possible. DevOps is the combination of the “Development” and “Operations” teams within corporate application […]

3 Major Trends Driving Effective Test Data Management Strategies

Test Data Management (TDM) has become a very important part of software testing process. TDM is evolving and undergoing constant refinement with rapid changes in technology landscape and software development process. A lot of organizations work with fast changing business goals to reach out to end customers. This requires that the test data is available […]

5 Test Data Management Challenges for Modern Enterprises

In today’s world, a lot of organizations face IT challenges that are more complex than ever before. Businesses need to be ahead of the competition and for that they need to quickly iterate and release their applications for their consumers. For businesses seeking optimum functionality and better time-to-market, test data management (TDM) is a crucial component of […]

3 Reasons Why Test Data Management Is More Important Than You Think

A few days back one of my colleagues, who happens to work in the QA division of a big financial organization, narrated an incident which his manager was extremely bothered with. “You take all necessary measures to do a proper functional system testing. You do everything to identify and retest all the defects. At the […]

The Fix for Delphix: Actifio vs Delphix for Test Data Management – How they Compare

There is no doubt that DevOps is a top of mind subject for application developers.  However, one challenge with DevOps is test data management (TDM). Agile development requires agile data presentation, and traditional approaches to TDM cannot deliver the required responsiveness. In this blog, I will compare and contrast two solutions for automated TDM – […]

5 Reasons Why You Need Data Masking for Oracle Test Data Management

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In the world of Oracle DevOps, agility is key and yet it must be balanced with information security.  Unfortunately, the headlines are filled with stories of companies who have not gotten the balance correct resulting large scale data breaches that cost companies millions of dollars financially and countless more in reputation.  As you think about […]

Oracle Backup, Recovery & Test Data Management: Actifio vs Legacy Vendors

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Even top cloud vendors like Salesforce & Amazon use Oracle database for one or more critical apps. The odds of finding an enterprise running a mission-critical application without an Oracle database is extremely low. Like your mobile phone’s storage growth every month with more photos & songs, so is the growth of Oracle databases because […]

DevOps Challenges & Triumphs: Go DevOps First with the Right People and the Right Environment

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DevOps has emerged as a revolutionary cultural movement that has been embraced by the technical community. An increasing number of companies are looking for experienced DevOps consultants as implementing the practice can be quite the undertaking. Though many companies yield substantial hesitations, especially large enterprises, the benefits outweigh the difficulties. Recent articles, summarized below, outline […]

2017 DevOps Trends: My 6 Favorite Articles

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DevOps promises to improve application development agility, efficiency and reliability; yet, the concept is only about 9 years old.  New technologies are frequently introduced that promise significant improvements in the development process, and so each year, it is valuable where DevOps is going.  In this article, I will highlight six posts that prognosticate on 2017 […]