Intervention Coming for “I Hate Agile” Crowd

Posted by Alexandros Mathopoulos on

For all of the conferences held in agile’s honor, and the praise it gets from coaches, evangelists, and companies like Skytap, nobody calls it a silver bullet. But there’s one thing we all agree on—agile is verydifficult. Whether looking at the culture change required, embracing the continuous integration, delivery and deployment of code, or welcoming…

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Using Delphix in Windows environments with multiple domains

Posted by Jeff Biseda on

It’s not uncommon for us to get requests for guidance on using Delphix in SQL Server environments where production and dev/test/reporting environments exist in different Windows domains (which may or may not have trust relationships). This could be done for security or organizational reasons but could make communication between Windows hosts in the disparate domains…

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Delphix intern exclusive: OpenZFS Hackathon

Posted by Amanda Merriweather on

Written by Joe Stein (Brown University ’16) It all began at 9 AM on a Wednesday. We sat huddled around an elliptical wooden conference table on the fourth floor of the Delphix San Francisco office, preparing for our briefing. The occasion: a three-day hackathon. But it wasn’t just any hackathon. Its first notable distinction was…

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The “Missing Guide” on using Ansible to protect your secrets

Posted by Tom Foremski on

Dan Tehranian, DevOps Lead here at Delphix, recently published an excellent “missing guide” on using Ansible, an automation tool used in DevOps, and how to keep your organization’s secrets secret. Once you’ve started using Ansible to codify the configuration of your infrastructure, you will undoubtedly run into a situation where you need to manage some of your infrastructure’s “secrets”.…

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Intern Week @ Delphix

Posted by Amanda Merriweather on

Written by Peter Washington (Rice University BS ’15, MS Stanford ’17) I am the only intern at the Boston office this summer. After learning that it was a possibility to intern in the Boston office at Delphix, I deliberately made the decision to take the opportunity here. I knew that, as a future graduate student at…

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On the Front Lines of A Funding Announcement

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Written by Alexandros Mathopoulos (Babson College ’17) When I look back to how I felt right before joining Delphix, the only word that comes to mind is fear. I had just signed an offer with a company whose product was so sophisticated, I wasn’t sure I even fully grasped what it was. On top of…

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European Bioinformatics Institute expands award winning Delphix DaaS project

Posted by Tom Foremski on

Danny Palmer at Computing, the UK’s leading IT publication, has an interview with Steven Newhouse, CIO of The European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI). EBI recently won Computer Weekly’s Best Datacenter Project of the Year for a Data as a Service project that used Delphix in its data center to consolidate a massive amount of genomic data…

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Profiles in Engineering: Dan Tehranian — DevOps Lead

Posted by Tom Foremski on

Dan Tehranian’s father is still a little sore at the $5,000 broadband bill triggered by tens of thousands of downloads of one of his first apps, an easy to use MP3 creation utility. This was in the late-1990s and Dan’s father worked in the computer industry so there was always lots of computer gear at…

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DaaS – The golden layer in the layer cake of IT

Posted by Tom Foremski on

It’s been a great three weeks for Delphix with the announcement of $75m in oversubscribed funding led by Fidelity Investments; winning the prestigious “DevOps Solution of the Year” in Computing’s Vendor Excellence Awards; and European Bioinformatics Institute’s Delphix project winning “Best Data Centre Project of the Year” from Computer Weekly. Delphix is accumulating great momentum, with fabulous user case…

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