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  • New Client Profile: Dynatrace
    About Dynatrace Dynatrace as we know it today was spun out from Compuware’s application performance management (APM) business unit in 2014 after Compuware was acquired by Thoma Bravo, LLC. Initially founded as dynaTrace Software GmbH in early 2005 and based out of Linz, Austria, the company became part of ... read more
    Source: kfitzpatrickPublished on 2020-12-22
  • On Co-Chairing KubeCon + CloudNativeCon
    Last week I had the chance to speak with Constance Caramanolis, Principal Software Engineer at Splunk, about her experiences serving as a program co-chair of KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2020, which is happening next week (November 17-20).  We talked a little bit about the event itself, a ... read more
    Source: kfitzpatrickPublished on 2020-11-13
  • A Quick Take on Google Cloud Next ’20: OnAir
    In the before times, Google Cloud Next ‘20 was scheduled to take place in San Francisco from April 6-8, 2020. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the event was not only moved online, but also postponed. Having the benefit of seeing how other vendors and organizations ran their events in the ... read more
    Source: kfitzpatrickPublished on 2020-10-29
  • Docs Roundup 1.4
    Recent docs (and tech comm) items of interest: GitHub open sources its docs; Write the Docs updates; CNCF TechDocs open hours; Google’s tech writing courses for engineers   GitHub open sources its docs Earlier this month GitHub announced that it had open sourced its product documentation at ... read more
    Source: kfitzpatrickPublished on 2020-10-21
  • New Client Profile: QuestDB
    About QuestDB QuestDB was founded in 2019 based on database technology that co-founder Vlad Ilyushchenko had been working on since 2012. The company open sourced the QuestDB project in November 2019 under the Apache 2.0 license. QuestDB was included in the Y Combinator Summer 2020 (S20) batch. Based in ... read more
    Source: kfitzpatrickPublished on 2020-08-31
  • Communication, Collaboration, and DevOps: an Episode of the SDLF
    Last week I gave the keynote for an episode of the Software Delivery Leadership Forum, a discussion series that sponsor CloudBees describes as follows: The Software Delivery Leadership Forum (SDLF) is a series of online, open and interactive events focused on topics related to DevOps and Continuous Delivery. Each ... read more
    Source: kfitzpatrickPublished on 2020-08-27
  • Some Takeaways from KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2020
    In an alternate 2020, I would have attended KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe in Amsterdam in late March. In that universe I would have found myself speed walking from keynotes to vendor meetings, then to analyst events and, hopefully, some nice bars with my RedMonk colleagues and the RedMonk Beers ... read more
    Source: kfitzpatrickPublished on 2020-08-26
  • Remote Work, Documentation, and Juice Box Chats
    Last week I had the chance to speak with Darren Murph, Head of Remote at GitLab, about remote work, communication and documentation. As one might expect, these concepts led us through some (mostly) related topics: how the COVID-19 pandemic affects even organizations that were already all-remote; some of the ... read more
    Source: kfitzpatrickPublished on 2020-08-07
  • RedMonk SlackChat: June 2020 Programming Language Rankings
    This iteration of the RedMonk Programming Language Rankings is brought to you by Cloudflare Workers – the fast, secure, and affordable serverless platform. No matter the language, Cloudflare Workers helps developers solve their hardest problems. Start building today with Cloudflare Workers!   kelly (Kelly Fitzpatrick): The purpose of this chat ... read more
    Source: kfitzpatrickPublished on 2020-07-29
  • New Client Profile: Tidelift
    About Tidelift Tidelift was founded by Donald Fischer, Jeremy Katz, Havoc Pennington, and Luis Villa in 2017 to take on the industry-wide challenge of how to systematically maintain open source software. Together the founders boast an interesting mix of experiences with tech companies and open source projects, with Fischer, ... read more
    Source: kfitzpatrickPublished on 2020-07-27
  • New Client Profile: Solace
    About Solace was founded in 2001 (as Solace Systems) by Craig Betts as a specialized provider of low-latency messaging hardware for capital markets, competing with software only solutions from the likes of IBM. Solace has since expanded its client base across multiple industries providing event streaming and management ... read more
    Source: kfitzpatrickPublished on 2020-06-18
  • RedMonk SlackChat: 2020 Virtual Events
    kelly (Kelly Fitzpatrick): As companies and communities have adapted to wide-scale changes necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic, many tech events have moved to virtual formats. In the past 3 months alone, RedMonk analysts have attended (or spoken at) virtual events including: Red Hat Summit  Deserted Island DevOps IBM ... read more
    Source: kfitzpatrickPublished on 2020-06-17
  • RedMonk SlackChat: A May 2020 Look at Earnings Reports and the Impacts of COVID-19
    kelly (Kelly Fitzpatrick): It’s the beginning of May, and a slew of companies have released earnings reports for the quarter ending March 31, 2020. The purpose of this chat is to discuss any points of interest that have emerged from these reports against other industry news. In particular, we are ... read more
    Source: kfitzpatrickPublished on 2020-05-07
  • An Observability Platform, Serverless, and the Smoking Goat
    As my colleague James notes in his piece on Reframing and Retooling for Observability, New Relic made a clear shift into the observability space with its launch of New Relic One: In September last year New Relic put down a marker that it plans to compete in the market for ... read more
    Source: kfitzpatrickPublished on 2020-05-01
  • Docs Roundup 1.3
    Recent docs (and tech comm) items of interest: commit message; new docs for Launch Darkly; questions of form and audience; some comics about Git Commit Messages As this oft-cited xkcd comic illustrates, good commit messages can be difficult to compose, especially once the author is hours into a ... read more
    Source: kfitzpatrickPublished on 2020-02-24

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