Unlocking Data From The Legacy Stack In Federal IT

Posted by Brett Stevens on

Unix-based systems. Code bases written in COBOL. End-of-life software. The ubiquity of legacy IT systems in the federal government has become a fact of life.   Federal agencies have saved approximately $2.8 billion between 2011 and 2015 by consolidating data centers. But consolidation is no longer enough. Civilian agencies still spend over $36 billion (about…

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Getting Started With The Delphix Python Module

Posted by Adam Bowen on

Allo everyone. By popular demand, I going to start a short series on using the Delphix python module, “delphixpy”. If you have been following my work any time over the last two years and have downloaded the Landshark environment along with Delphix Express, then you have been a benefactor of delphixpy.   In short, delphixpy…

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PCI … Ratcheting up Security Requirements

Posted by Joseph Santangelo on

Last year, PCI DSS version 3.1 came out and caused a stir by eliminating SSL as an approved component of infrastructure. As significant as that was, version 3.2 has changes that are even further reaching and potentially disruptive to the way that we manage our businesses and environments. The major new requirement is to required…

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Modernizing Test Data Management Is Key To Digital Business

Posted by Delphix on

The latest Delphix whitepaper “Modernizing Test Data Management With Data Distribution, Quality, Security, and Cost” carries a  message about speed that should catch a lot of attention in the C-suite.   There’s a global rush by large enterprises to build more applications — in a digital business world, software becomes one of the most important…

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Ouch! Mask data or pay 4% of global revenues

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New European Union (EU) data legislation could take a punishing toll on many companies, with fines as high as 4 percent of global revenues for non-compliance.  These regulations apply to every company around the world who has customers in the EU, so they will apply to most Fortune 5000 organizations.   The General Data Protection…

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Ignorance of Data…… Is it Bliss?

Posted by Joseph Santangelo on

Must protect my client’s information, must protect patient information, and must protect credit card data. Ok, I think we have it all covered. Life is good ! Or is it….. How do we do business, what are our secrets, who are our partners. Take a look at the Mossack Fonseca Law Firm breach. Not only…

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Finding the Right Blend in Product Management

Posted by Heidi Lim on

When I was in college, a lot of the talented, bright people I knew wanted to work on the “business side” of technology (I certainly did). But, what did that mean and how would any of us get there? It was difficult for me to answer those questions. I studied Environmental Engineering because I wanted…

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A Quick look at Delphix Cross Platform Provisioning

Posted by Ron Ekins on

Why Cross Platform Provisioning (XPP) As a consultant I am fortunate to get the opportunity to work and speak with many customers across the whole of EMEA, a topic which is often discussed is the use of the Linux or the ‘Cloud’ for Development and Test teams. I will cover how you can migrate data…

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Accepting the Visitors

Posted by Nav Ravindranath on

Design patterns? Ugh, not those again… I remember sitting in my undergraduate object-oriented design class as our professor went on and on about the Singleton Pattern, the Decorator Pattern, the Composite Pattern, and so many others. Most of them weren’t too bad, but some of them started to sound the same after a while. Just…

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When I Think of Data, I Think of Energy

Posted by Heidi Lim on

One of my not-so-secret goals at Delphix is to get people thinking about us as a green tech company. As enterprises worldwide accelerate application projects with Delphix, they’ll realize we’re masters of all kinds of efficiency. Provisioning virtual databases (VDBs) instead of physical data copies creates minimal physical storage overhead with each incremental VDB, dramatically reducing…

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