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Technical due diligence 3 Critical Considerations for Technical Due Diligence

Technical due diligence is the process of verifying a company’s technical capabilities, quality, and processes. It is typically performed by investors or buyers before a contract. There are many aspects you can investigate, but three are crucial: a code review, security evaluation, and open source components compliance.

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Gilad David Maayan
Laptop with icons for multiple web browsers Comparing 4 Top Cross-Browser Testing Frameworks

The market is flooded with cross-browser testing frameworks, with more options than ever before. How should you decide which option is best to test your application for compatibility with different web browsers? Let’s take a look at four of the top open source solutions today and compare their benefits and drawbacks.

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Eran Kinsbruner
DJ Schleen Best Practices of the DevSecOps Elite: A Slack Takeover with DJ Schleen

Thought leaders from the software community are taking over the TechWell Hub to answer questions and engage in conversations. DJ Schleen, a DevSecOps advocate, hosted this Slack takeover and discussed all things DevSecOps, including challenges to integrating security into your practices and getting management support.

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Kelly McGee
Shipping storage containers Choosing Volumes for Kubernetes Storage

For data storage with Kubernetes, pod-based storage is not persistent, so external storage is necessary. A volume is a directory that is accessible to all containers in the pod, and it exists as long as the pod exists. Several types of volumes are supported, so let's explore some of these Kubernetes storage options.

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Deepak Vohra
A ship with organized containers on deck Choosing a Container Orchestration Platform with Docker

Docker is the de facto container platform, supporting the microservices architecture for deploying loosely coupled applications. However, Docker supports several container orchestration platforms—which should you choose? Let’s look at some of the main platforms: Kubernetes, Docker Swarm, OpenShift, Mesos, and CFCR.

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Deepak Vohra
Big data code When to Use MapReduce with Big Data

MapReduce is a programming model for distributed computation on big data sets in parallel. It's a module in the Apache Hadoop open source ecosystem, and a range of queries may be done based on the algorithms available. Here's when it's suitable (and not suitable) to use MapReduce for generating and processing data.

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Deepak Vohra
Phalcon logo Using the Phalcon PHP Framework with MySQL

Some PHP frameworks now support the model-view-controller (MVC) design pattern, most notably the open source Phalcon framework. Phalcon has the lowest level of overhead due to memory and CPU for MVC applications, and it supports object-relational mapping features. Here's how you can get started with Phalcon and MySQL.

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Deepak Vohra
NSA NSA Adds to Open Source Tools and Tech Transfer Program

The National Security Agency recently released several of the agency’s software tools as open source and added new technologies to the NSA technology transfer program patent portfolio that are ready for licensing. Could leveraging any of these technologies help your efforts?

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Pamela Rentz