Software Engineering

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In the dynamic landscape of the IT industry, companies often undertake projects to develop or enhance their products, services, or infrastructure. Two common approaches to initiating these projects are greenfield and brownfield projects. These terms, borrowed from construction and development industries, describe different strategies for implementing new systems or making changes to existing ones within IT.

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  • March 19, 2024

A status page is a web page or application designed to provide real-time information about the operational status and performance of a particular service, system, or product. It typically includes details such as uptime, downtime, incidents, maintenance schedules, and any other relevant information that may affect users’ ability to access or use the service.

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  • February 22, 2024

In the realm of software artifacts, the intricacies of supply-chain vulnerabilities manifest in various forms, from source code repositories to dependency management and build processes. This article, the fifth installment in our series on Supply-chain Levels for Software Artifacts, meticulously examines threats specifically related to software artifacts within the supply-chain and delineates robust mitigation strategies. With half a decade of hands-on experience in this domain, we unravel the multifaceted challenges and offer actionable insights to fortify the integrity, security, and authenticity of software artifacts.

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  • December 30, 2023

In the ever-evolving realm of software delivery, the advanced tiers of the supply-chain introduce intricate strategies and paradigms that redefine agility, resilience, and security. As we navigate through our comprehensive series on Supply-chain Levels for Software Artifacts, this fourth installment delves deep into the avant-garde strategies and tools that characterize the pinnacle of software artifact management. Drawing from a robust five-year tenure in the domain, we explore multi-cloud deployments, Infrastructure as Code (IaC), immutable infrastructure paradigms, real-time monitoring, and security-centric approaches, illuminating their pivotal roles in shaping a futuristic and robust software supply-chain.

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  • December 30, 2023

Navigating the intricate landscape of software delivery necessitates a deep understanding of the intermediate levels within the supply-chain. As part three of our series on Supply-chain Levels for Software Artifacts, this article delves into the advanced practices and frameworks that bridge foundational methodologies with sophisticated strategies. Drawing upon five years of experience, we embark on an exploratory journey through CI/CD integrations, automated testing paradigms, containerization, release governance, and configuration management, unraveling their significance in sculpting a resilient and agile software supply-chain.

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  • December 30, 2023

As we continue our exploration into the multifaceted world of software supply-chain, this second installment in our six-article series focuses on the foundational components that constitute the backbone of a robust software supply-chain. Drawing upon five years of hands-on experience, this article delves into the intricacies of source code management, version control strategies, build processes, artifact repositories, and dependency management. These components not only facilitate seamless development workflows but also underpin the efficacy, security, and scalability of software delivery pipelines.

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  • December 30, 2023

In the digital era, the software supply-chain has emerged as a pivotal aspect, underpinning the development, deployment, and maintenance of software artifacts. With a half-decade of hands-on experience navigating this intricate domain, this article aims to elucidate the multifaceted dimensions of supply-chain levels for software artifacts, setting the stage for our subsequent deep-dive into Supply-chain Levels for Software Artifacts in this six-article series.

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  • December 30, 2023

In today’s rapidly evolving cloud-centric landscape, managing and securing sensitive data is paramount. HashiCorp Vault emerges as a cornerstone in this arena, providing a robust solution for secret management, data encryption, and identity-based access control. Leveraging Infrastructure as Code (IaC) methodologies, Terraform offers a streamlined approach to automate and orchestrate Vault deployments across various cloud platforms.

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  • December 28, 2023