Spark vs. Flink: Key Differences and How to Choose

Apache Spark is an open-source, distributed computing system that provides a fast and scalable framework for big data processing and analytics. The Spark architecture is designed to handle data processing tasks across large clusters of computers, offering fault tolerance, parallel processing, and in-memory data storage capabilities.  Spark supports various programming languages, such as Python (via […]

7 Essential Machine Learning Engineering Skills

Machine learning engineering is a specialized field that combines the principles of computer science, data science, and software engineering with the techniques and methodologies of machine learning. Machine learning engineers are responsible for designing, developing, and implementing machine learning models and systems to solve complex problems or make data-driven predictions and decisions. Machine learning engineering is crucial in various […]

How Zero Trust Can Help Prevent Data Breaches

Data breaches occur when sensitive information, such as financial data, personal identities, or confidential business information, is accessed and potentially disclosed to unauthorized parties. This can happen due to various reasons such as hacking, malware, human error, or weak security measures.  The consequences of a data breach can be significant and far-reaching, including: Common Types […]

Continuous Delivery Tips and Tricks

Continuous delivery is a software engineering practice in which software is built to be released to production at any time. It involves building, testing, and releasing software changes more frequently, so new code can be delivered to users more quickly.  Continuous delivery is often achieved through the use of automation, which can handle tasks such […]

How Data Privacy Regulations Impact Network Security

Network security uses physical and software security solutions to protect network infrastructure from unauthorized access, misuse, failure, alteration, disruption, or unauthorized disclosure of sensitive data. Network security involves implementing security policies, procedures, and tools to prevent unauthorized persons and programs from accessing a network, connected devices, and network traffic. Network security applies to both public […]

Analyzing Kubernetes Operational Data

Kubernetes is an infrastructure platform commonly used in modern IT environments. It supports cloud-native applications and offers many benefits but also introduces complexities and operational challenges. Operating Kubernetes reliably requires detecting errors and fixing them quickly. You can only achieve this by establishing visibility into your containerized environments.  Monitoring Kubernetes provides access to operational metrics, helping […]

4 Essential Tools for DevSecOps Teams

DevSecOps (short for Development, Security, and IT Operations) extends the principles of DevOps to include secure development practices.  DevOps is a development method designed to create, test, and release software quickly, with high quality, and with the ability to rapidly respond to customer needs. This is achieved through task automation and management tools that streamline […]