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Administering the proliferation of virtualized infrastructures is a complex role. Here is an overview of how virtualization administrators can use the Virtualization Performance Viewer (vPV), HP's new real-time diagnostic and triage tool, to quickly visualize data from a single console and begin to troubleshoot performance issues rapidly.
When performance or availability anomalies or bugs are identified in an application by Ops, how do they work with Development to efficiently to resolve the issue? This guide demonstrates how social tools enable DevOps collaboration, streamlining workflows between team members and ensuring the right information is at the fingertips of the right people.
With HP’s new SaaS offering, Agile application development teams can now aggregate source code and build management information from heterogeneous environments to provide in-depth analytics and greater insight to desk managers and developers alike. This resource takes a detailed look at how Source Code Management and Build Management tools provide a single view of all development progress.
In today's high-paced, understaffed application testing groups, automated testing plays key roles, but it comes at a cost. This detailed guide offers extensive tips and tricks for manual testing that address real-world issues. Learn how Business Process Testing (BPT) and Object-Oriented Programming work, plus discover insights on other methodologies such as exploratory testing and the wide range of untapped capabilities offered by HP Application Lifecycle Management tools like Sprinter, Unified Functional Testing and QuickText Pro.
Over the years I’ve seen companies commit to software testing only to dump everything into functional testing or performance testing. They neglect other types of testing that could have been more successful in saving money or limiting the exposure of a company to a great deal of risk.
Building application services that will be provisioned in the cloud is a process that is often long, complex, error-prone, and typically non-repeatable. One way to achieve the cloud’s promise of services in minutes could be HP Cloud Maps: prepackaged, optimized and tested templates that automate the deployment of applications.
In order to better protect their company and its assets, IT Operations and IT Security teams need to work together to share more information and tools. Here are some practical use-case scenarios of how practitioners in a SecOps team can use a robust, integrated toolset to capture events, and then analyze, compare, and act upon their findings to prevent repeat incidents. This article examines HP Software’s Business Service Management (BSM) and ArcSight Logger and Enterprise Security Manager products.
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In recent years, as competition has increased and companies’ profit margins have shrunk, many organizations have reacted by cutting expenditure sources. In other words, they want to do more with less.
Facing perfect storm of change? Do you, as an apps testing and delivery team feel like the Andrea Gail, the famous battered boat in the “Perfect Storm”? Are your projects reducing cycle times while at the same time shifting to composite application architecture, which means assembling solutions based on shared components and services that may be developed by your team or sourced externally.
It seems the Holy Grail for Cloud Computing, is vendor contestability. This is the ability to change service providers based on a commercial consideration. Think about it like you would the airlines. You use Qantas as a rule, and have negotiated excellent fares based on your volume of business, then Virgin offers a special for next week with lower fares.
In spite of the state of disarray in the Information Security world where budgets are growing, and CISO's are receiving a mandate from senior management - there is still an uneasy misunderstanding of what security is really about even amongst those who practice it.
Why is it that very smart security-minded people produce eloquent solutions to common problems only to watch them sit on a shelf and seldom see implementation?
February 16, 2012: HP Software Support organization has achieved TSIA Rated Outstanding Assisted Support EMEA certification, from the Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA).
As I mentioned yesterday, the amount of stress and money needed to fix performance issues are huge compared to the cost of proactively performing load testing.
This is the final installment of the Data Loss Prevention (in a rational, sane way without new blinky boxes) series. In this post I'm going to bring up one of the most interesting topics (at least to me) which is gathering actionable intelligence from all of your existing investments.
Can the zebra change it's stripes? If you're a black hat hacker, will you always be one? What if you're one of those "I messed up, I was busted, did time, but now I'm a good guy, trust me" types ... do you deserve a 2nd (or 3rd...) chance?
In my last blog, you may remember that I shared my study of Vice Presidents of Operations and the starter KPIs they should be measuring themselves against.
Many share common questions regarding what critical factors to consider when making this important transition from on-premise to Cloud and SaaS.
Cloud. There is no doubt that Cloud Computing is a hot topic. It appears everyone wants to incorporate it in their environment.
HP today announced general availability of the first batch of servers in its ProLiant Gen8 series, which the company unveiled last month.
When I received my latest smart phone a few weeks ago, I was amazed at how my professional life has been impacted by the evolution of this technology.
Last week our team had an off-site meeting in a beautiful place at California! If you want a place for vacation I can recommend – Seascape beach resort - Everything was so perfect!