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Salesforce DevOps Guide

CloudKettle

What is DevOps? DevOps consists of a set of practices and tools that makes it possible for an organization to produce applications and services more quickly than using conventional software development (Dev) and IT Operations (Ops) procedures in isolation.

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Pentest as a service for fast-growing SaaS companies

Audacix

As someone in charge of SaaS business you're probably being constantly reminded of the need to focus on continuous application security, but making this happen is not an easy task. Until, of course, you stumble upon and adopt the pentest-as-a-service approach to security.

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Pursuing DevOps Momentum: Measuring what matters

CloudGeometry

There’s a feature arms race underway, and SaaS is fueling the fire. The quality of collaboration in software development is measured by a direct line of sight into the customer experience. DevOps is a given in today’s software engineering world.

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How do you know DevOps is working?

CloudGeometry

A big side effect of the world’s new focus on work from home? Those of us who do software for a living are quite fortunate. Lockdown and the pandemic, to paraphrase Mike Tyson , have punched us in the face with Everything-as-a-Service. That’s a mistake.

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Why Distributed Tracing is Essential for Performance and Reliability

Speaker: Daniel "spoons" Spoonhower, CTO and Co-Founder at Lightstep

Many engineering organizations have now adopted microservices or other loosely coupled architectures, often alongside DevOps practices. Together these have enabled individual service teams to become more independent and, as a result, have boosted developer velocity. However, this increased velocity often comes at the cost of overall application performance or reliability. Worse, teams often don’t understand what’s affecting performance or reliability – or even who to ask to learn more. Distributed tracing was developed at organizations like Google and Twitter to address these problems and has also come a long way in the decade since then. By the end of this presentation, you’ll understand why distributed tracing is necessary and how it can bring performance and reliability back under control.

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11 proven, DevOps best-practices for continuous improvement

Audacix

Whether you're about to implement DevOps or searching for ways to make it work better for your team, you must remember that DevOps is all about discipline. Table Of Contents What are DevOps best practices? Why isn't my DevOps implementation plan working?

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10 sureshot practices to supercharge your DevOps effectiveness

Audacix

Whether you're about to implement DevOps or for ways to optimise it within your team, you must remember that DevOps is all about discipline and is definitely no magic bullet to doing it right from the outset or to fixing your perceived issues in one fell swoop. But you're in luck, because successful DevOps practitioners leave clues and patterns that you can start implementing today to supercharge the value from your DevOps program. John A.

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How SaaS teams can perform security testing for web applications & APIs

Audacix

But to truly protect your customer data and prevent embarrassing data breaches, you need a web app security testing structure. That has created a golden opportunity that cybercriminals have been waiting for. How do you secure a web-based application?

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7 questions smart CTOs ask before choosing the best penetration testing company

Audacix

Choosing the best penetration testing company can seem like a daunting task. If you're the process of selecting your web application penetration testing vendor and if you don't know how or why to make a final decision - your're not alone. What are penetration testing services?

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Atlassian targets ITSM with new additions to Jira Service Management

IT World

Atlassian Thursday unveiled a slew of new features for Jira Service Management—its IT service management (ITSM) offering—providing support and development teams with new automation capabilities, virtual agent technology and on-the-go incident response.

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Best Website Monitoring Services

Neil Patel

Disclosure: This content is reader-supported, which means if you click on some of our links that we may earn a commission. Most of these services capture webpage availability, average web page load time, and web page functionality, among other performance indicators.

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11 application security questions that show if your SaaS is enterprise-ready

Audacix

As enterprises increasingly become more open to introducing cloud software to their environments, you as a cloud provider must proactively anticipate their concerns and address them. Do you have a security architecture strategy?

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These 3 tricks will help you minimise Oracle EBS testing & patch implementation costs

Audacix

Oracle releases a few hundred critical patches for its suite of ERP products including JD Edwards, EBS, Sebel and others. Applying, and even not applying, a patch to your Oracle EBS system has associated costs. Most Oracle EBS testing tools can test a function within EBS.

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The best SaaS apps have these 7 web application security controls

Audacix

In fact, smart and fast-growing cloud software companies who outperform their peers usually share this common trait: they consistently grow sales and build their brand by turning their security standards into a key differentiator and selling point. HTTP header analysis service.

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6 success factors to consider when selecting a test automation services company

Audacix

So you're on the hunt for test automation services for your web or mobile app, right? There are thousands of test automation service providers willing to grab every last dollar off you. Our Ultimate Guide to Test Automation has a comparison of testing tools that you will find helpful.

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Thanks to ChartMogul, ClientSuccess, DuploCloud, FullStory, PeopleAI, and Quolum for Sponsoring SaaStr Annual 2022!

SaaStr

We wanted to give a special shout-out to some of our newest sponsors for SaaStr Annual 2022. At the 8th ever SaaStr Annual, ~200 of the best and hottest companies on earth will go BIG as partners/sponsors.

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How to slash penetration testing cost for web apps & mobile apps

Audacix

But let's quickly tackle the first, which I think is a case of ignorance. As hackers become more sophisticated and strategic, in many cases companies don't even know they have been hacked for months on end.

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Enterprise SaaS Architecture – The Why

Frontegg

Software as a Service (SaaS) applications are essentially eliminating traditional on-premise applications thanks to their single-instance and multi-tenant architecture. Salesforce, ZenDesk, Dropbox, Slack, HubSpot, and MailChimp are just a few examples of SaaS user-favorites.

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Measurement: What SaaS platform builders need to know to prepare for growth, Part 3

CloudGeometry

When developing a SaaS product plan, it’s important to recognize two foundational principles. First, SaaS is a business strategy, not a technology strategy. Second, there is no one-size-fits-all SaaS architecture (the second principle is a corollary of the first).

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The SaaS Balancing Act: Always Be Modernizing

CloudGeometry

Everyone with a smartphone knows it: apps get updated all the time. Whether you’re looking for a new feature or not, suddenly: there it is. And without a focus on features and customers, spending money on infrastructure alone won’t cut it.

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When Will the Next Wave of UI Advances Happen?

Tomasz Tunguz

Technology innovations swing to a pendulum’s cadence. We’re in a period of punctuated equilibrium. But aside from touch interfaces and the elimination of the page refresh with each click, not much has changed in human computer interaction in a decade. Infrastructure-as-a-service provided by Amazon, Google and Microsoft among others empowers applications to scale as users demand.

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How and why we spent $400K on AWS in 4 months

Baremetrics

Changing how and where you host your product is one of the most challenging decisions for a SaaS company to. Changing how and where you host your product is one of the most challenging decisions for a saas company to make. Have a plan.

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SaaS Is Spurring the Next Cycle of Software Superperformance

OPEXEngine

The shift to cloud-based subscription models is creating even more value in a thriving sector. In more mature software companies, we see oversized returns for companies that are moving to software-as-a-service subscription models (see Figure 1). Transform Ops to DevOps.

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CFOs and the maturing SaaS space

OPEXEngine

Software-as-a-service (SaaS) businesses are on track to generate some $105 billion in revenue this year, an accomplishment for a business model that, while it’s been around since the 1960s, didn’t evolve into its current form until a decade ago.

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SaaStr Podcast #225: Stephen Burton, VP of Smarketing at Harness Discusses How To Create True Alignment Between Marketing and Sales

SaaStr

Stephen Burton is VP of Smarketing at Harness, the industry’s first continuous delivery as a service platform. Prior to Harness, Stephen was VP of Marketing at Glassdoor, managing a team of 52 in product marketing, helping grow B2B revenue from $19m to $90m in just 2 years, leading to their $1.2Bn acquisition. Speaking of developer-first, how can startups compete in a war for talent against FB and Google? For Steve, what does devops really mean?

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The SaaS Org Chart Live with David Sacks (Podcast #491 and Video)

SaaStr

As your SaaS company grows and you go through various fundraising stages, your company size also grows. David’s first foray into SaaS was in 1999 when he joined a startup that would become PayPal, starting as the product leader and later as the COO. Series A.

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User Model: What SaaS platform builders need to know to prepare for growth, Part 1

CloudGeometry

Before you shout “Digital Transformation” in a crowded marketplace, it’s important to recognize two foundational principles in developing a SaaS product plan. First: SaaS is a business strategy, not a technology strategy. Or just drop us a line.

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Atlassian and Coda on creating personalized customer experiences at scale

Intercom, Inc.

For fast-growing and enterprise organizations, the ability to personalize customer communication in a way that’s scalable is business critical. Tailored, in-context experiences have become table stakes, making the one-size-fits-all approach to customer communication a thing of the past.

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Kellblog's 10 Predictions for 2020

Kellblog

As I’ve been doing every year since 2014, I thought I’d take some time to write some predictions for 2020, but not without first doing a review of my predictions for 2019. He did get impeached after all, but that’s a long way from removed or resigned. A must read.

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10 FAQs About The Best SAP Automated Testing Tools

Audacix

But you're hunt for the best SAP testing solution is about to get easier because in this article I've given you a frank and no-BS answer to the 10 critical questions that most decision makers in your shoes have to answer during this process. How do you automate a SAP application?

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7 Ways to build Enterprise Readiness into your SaaS roadmap

CloudGeometry

Big enterprise customers have been buying software for a long time. Many started long before SaaS emerged as a smarter, better way to build, buy and sell software. Still, it also means a lot more scrutiny on how your product works. Seems like a short list?

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Hyperscaling Post-IPO with PagerDuty’s CEO, Jennifer Tejada (Podcast #485)

SaaStr

As a CEO, how do you know when your company is ready? We wanted to demonstrate to the market that we are a viable, long-term platform that could support the largest enterprises in the globe, so those companies could support their customers, too.

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New at Intercom: 5 highlights from our virtual launch event

Intercom, Inc.

Karen Peacock, our CEO, officially introduced Intercom as the Engagement OS. For over a decade, we’ve been making internet business personal with our customer communications platform. And yes, we’re sporting a refreshed look as well! Here’s a sneak peek.

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Understanding Multi-tenancy, the Keystone of SaaS

CloudGeometry

Behind the curtain, selling essentially the same software to different users and companies, again and again, relies on a distinct product architecture: secure multi-tenancy. Done right, multi-tenancy through tenant isolation delivers benefits to both you as a SaaS vendor and to your customers.

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Investors Predict What’s Next In Identity and Access Management

OpenView Labs

Editor’s Note: This is a conversation between Kaitlyn Henry , Investor at OpenView, and Eliza Loring , Investor at.406 Ventures. . Identity and access management has always been an area of interest for enterprise software-as-a-service (SaaS) investors.

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Forrester Research Publishes Best Practices Report on SaaS Operations

BetterCloud

Last week Forrester Research published its market research report titled “Best Practices For Software-As-A-Service Operations.” As the pioneer of the SaaSOps category, we at BetterCloud could not be more thrilled about this.

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ChurnZero Named Overall SaaS Category Winner in 2021 APPEALIE Awards

ChurnZero

APPEALIE has announced the winners of the 2021 SaaS Awards and ChurnZero is honored to be recognized for the fifth year in a row. “As software becomes more ubiquitous in our work and personal lives, the expectations of the users are continually growing.

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A Letter From Our CEO: Frontegg’s Funding Round

Frontegg

We are more than proud to announce our $25M Series A, which brings us to a total of $30M in funding. 2 years ago Aviad and I went into a small meeting room in Tel Aviv to meet with Noga Kap (i3 Equity) and pitched our vision.

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I Asked 50+ Developers How They Buy Software. Here’s What I Learned.

OpenView Labs

Developers are a tough crowd, their time is extremely valuable, and they’re allergic to anything that even remotely feels, tastes, or smells like marketing. But how exactly someone builds a strong developer brand like Stripe remains a mystery to most.

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DataOps Solutions: Software, Tools, and Alternatives

Neil Patel

The amount of information available to us as business owners and that we should be processing and using to our advantage is staggering. A zettabyte is one sextillion bytes. It’s a lot. Then it needs to continue happening as more data comes in.

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