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Amanda with one of the mentors, Danielle (MIT BS '16)

The importance of exposing STEM to young girls

Today, the majority of college graduates are women (57%), yet women only make up 20% of bachelors degrees in Computer Science and Engineering. Young students – boys and girls alike – start to find hobbies and form strong interests around adolescence. This makes middle school an impressionable and very important...
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Want to spin up a virtual Oracle Data Guard configuration in a few minutes?

If you are one of the many Oracle Enterprise Edition customers, chances are you may know about Oracle Data Guard. Many Oracle customers use Data Guard for their disaster recovery protection, as well as for high availability through nifty features like Fast-Start Failover (FSFO). Mission critical production databases are often...
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Hybrid Cloud and Migration Architectures

One of the interesting things that happens when you’re on the engineering team of an enterprise software product is that many people you speak to (potential customers, candidates you’re interviewing, your mom) have read the company’s marketing material but don’t understand what the product actually does. They get lost in...
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What Drives You? Volunteering at Girls’ Day with the Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula

Being a support engineer, helping people is a major part of the job – and its something that I love doing. Delphix has given me another opportunity to help people, and that is through our Angel Sharks group. Angel Sharks is our philanthropy group which coordinates and organizes volunteering activities,...
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Why Docker Is Not Enough

Testing changes against a production app is hard. This is because cloning can be a very cumbersome and slow process. Common processes for cloning an app are snapshot/restore a vm, tar/scp/untar files, and backup/restore database(s) and any of these steps may also require you to go through IT. This problem...
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Resumable Virtual to Physical

One of the unique features of the Delphix Engine is our Virtual to Physical (V2P) functionality. Most of our features have to do with sucking data in to Delphix and then manipulating & delivering the specific the data you want, from any point in time, rapidly and easily. V2P is...
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Introducing Delphix Engine 4.2

The engineering team here at Delphix has worked tirelessly over the last 9 months building the next generation of the Delphix Engine. As release lead, I have had the privilege to oversee the evolution of the release from its conception to its public debut and beyond. Delphix Engine 4.2 –...
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Common Blockers to Technology Adoption

In this Blog I will share some issues and potential blockers to technology adoption I have seen,  and share steps which can be undertaken to address these and hopefully accelerate adoption. Blockers are commonly categorised into 3 groups People, Process & Technology People Personal and organizational barriers are a frequent causes for slow adoption;...
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Keeping up with the… modern hypervisor

With the release of Delphix Engine 4.2, we officially support three different hypervisors: VMware private deployments, Xen running in AWS, and (most recently) KVM running in OpenStack. Virtual machines and hypervisors are a dense and interesting topic, so I wanted to share my experience learning about and implementing KVM support for...
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Resumable OpenZFS send/receive

In the recently released Delphix Engine 4.2, we have enhanced our replication feature to be resistant to failures of all sorts: network outages, source machine reboots, target machine reboots.  Now, when one of these faults occurs, replication will automatically pick up where it left off, without losing any data that...
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