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Q&A: James Christie explains resistance to ISO standards

Posted by Jeff Bounds on November 24, 2014 at 7:30am 0 Comments

The International Organization for Standardization has the seemingly nondescript job of developing and publishing international standards for ways of doing things in business.

The Switzerland-based organization, known as ISO for short, is a sort of Good Housekeeping seal of approval showing that products and services are safe, reliable and of good quality in fields ranging from food safety to energy management and information security.

But while the ISO has been around since 1947, I wonder whether it’s ever generated as much controversy as with the publication in September 2013 of the first three parts of a scheduled five-piece standard for software testing. The fourth and fifth parts are reportedly slated for publishing…


Friday Funnies: A small problem with the business model

Posted by Mike Drago on November 21, 2014 at 7:30am 0 Comments

Thoughts to end the week: Are development costs eating you up? Why haven't you automated?

Have a great weekend!

Recapping CA World 2014: New DevOps tools and Magic Johnson

Posted by Clay Zeigler on November 18, 2014 at 7:30am 0 Comments

One of the big enterprise technology events of the year was last week in Las Vegas. CA World 2014 featured a keynote by CA Technologies CEO Mike Gregoire and a session with NBA Hall of Famer Earvin “Magic” Johnson. How’s that for variety? 

For those who weren’t lucky enough to spend the week in Sin City (Hey! They hired The Fray to play a live show!? Where was our invitation?) here’s a roundup of coverage from the event. 

Gregoire: How to ‘Lose a customer in just 3 seconds’ 

As Barclay Ballard reported over at,  CA’s head honcho talked about the way customers evaluate apps. The truth is, it doesn’t take us long. Sometimes…


Rackspace survey: DevOps practices are spreading like wildfire

Posted by Jeff Bounds on November 18, 2014 at 7:30am 0 Comments

It’s looking more and more that DevOps is taking off in the corporate information technology world.

A recent survey for the cloud and managed hosting giant Rackspace found that 66 percent of respondents “have implemented DevOps practices or (approaches.)” Of those who haven’t, 79 percent plan to do so by the end of 2015, Rackspace said.

The survey covered 700 IT managers and business leaders in the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom. DevOps, for the uninitiated, is a software development method that aims to bring together developers with the…


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TCP (Socket) virtualization in CA LISA

Started by R A in Ask Burt. Last reply by Jayant Chatterjee on Monday. 2 Replies

Hi All,I am new to TCP virtualization but had done a lot in http/s service. I have an application with client and server architecture and client and service are communication through TCP.I tried to capture traffic using recording (directed clients port to recording port) and try to hit server but my request didn’t reach to server and stuck in between. I tried the same scenario  with one program (written in java)- created client and service and sending receiving TCP traffic. Program ran well in…Continue

service virtualization - Negative scenario - WSDL- SOAP

Started by Jerry in Ask Burt. Last reply by Jayant Chatterjee on Monday. 6 Replies

Hello,  I have created a vsi using WSDL. I have a fault.xsd which will be generated for negative scenarios like if incoming request attribute value doesnot start with 'ADV' ..then I would send a faultcode and faultdescription back.How to code this on vsi ?Please advise,Dhivya.  Continue

VMWare Storage

Started by knowledgexchange in Ask Burt. Last reply by Burt Klein on Sunday. 1 Reply

Hi All, I want to discuss one issue which I am facing. I have a vm which was initially thick provisioned. I did storage migration and changed the provisioning to thin provision. But now when I am editind the disk setting it is throwing an error"vSphere Replication does not support changing the length of a replicated disk". I don't have any replication or recovery tool.Please suggest!               Continue

Group Policy

Started by knowledgexchange in Ask Burt. Last reply by Burt Klein on Sunday. 1 Reply

Hi All, I have created a GPO for proxy setting giving it the location to pull up a .PAC file as a proxy but it is not getting applied. I want it to be applied to a group of user which is already created and linked to another sub OU and different proxy is applied on that sub ou. I have created a new OU and linked that ou to the new GPO and edited the .PAC file location but it is not getting applied. When running the GPRESULT /R it is showing that the GPO is applied but when I am checking the…Continue


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