Archives for December, 2017.

SPK’s 2017 Year-in-Review

By SPK Blogging Team | Published December 29th, 2017

SPK wants to wish a Happy New Year to our growing subscriber community. We’re honored to be welcomed onto your desktop or smartphone in 2017 to share stories on how to run your workspace, team or organization more efficiently. Perhaps more importantly, we hope our work has shown you greater efficiency often goes hand in hand with a more fulfilling and rewarding work experience for all.

Electric Flow Feature Highlight: Environment Reservations for Confident Deployments

By David Hubbell | Published December 14th, 2017

Deploying modern software applications is a complex process involving many moving parts. Adding microservices into the mix amplifies this problem by further decentralizing applications, resulting in more deployment endpoints to track. With all those IP addresses floating around, one of the worst fears of any DevOps engineer is someone accidentally deploying to Prod or any other sensitive environment. To guard against this sort of situation, Electric Flow has safeguards built in that allow you to restrict when and how operations can be performed on a given Environment.

Hybrid Cloud Implementation Pitfalls Your Small Business Needs to Avoid

By paul | Published December 11th, 2017

How Deficient Preventative Maintenance Impacts Power Plants

By Paul Salvaggio | Published December 7th, 2017
How Poor Preventative Maintenance Measures Impact Power Plants In April, an electrical component on an emergency generator at a major nuclear power plant failed during a scheduled test. This was due in part, to inadequate preventive maintenance measures. As a result, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission increased oversight of the facility pending resolution of the issue. A nuclear meltdown is perhaps the most terrifying […]