1-888-310-4540 (main) / 1-888-707-6150 (support) info@spkaa.com
Select Page

Month: January 2022

What Is A Digital Twin And Why Is It Important?

What Is A Digital Twin And Why Is It Important?

Manufacturing companies, even the ones that are not highly regulated, have no shortage of complexity these days as they build, scale and manage multiple interdependent pieces of equipment, software bundles and networks.  All this, while under time and cost pressures....

Extending CloudBees SDA Analytics

Extending CloudBees SDA Analytics

CloudBees SDA Analytics has more power than you think One of the main features of CloudBees SDA is CloudBees Analytics, powered by ElasticSearch. It’s a powerful tool for displaying continuous integration data and there are loads of useful metrics available from...

Is The IT Department Really “Dead?”

Is The IT Department Really “Dead?”

“It’s Time to Get Rid of the IT Department.”  That was the title of an opinion piece recently published in the Wall Street Journal.  Provocative?  Sure.  My answer to this is not “yes,” but many of the author’s points are valid.  The Same Old IT Department? No, the IT...

How To Add More Disk Space To Your Redhat Server Without Reformatting

How To Add More Disk Space To Your Redhat Server Without Reformatting

(Originally published in 2012, updated January 2022.) One of the common tasks for any system administrator is managing disk space on a server. A common question is how to increase disk space on a linux system. I won't go into a boring lecture on why managing disk...

The Power of CloudBees Procedures

The Power of CloudBees Procedures

What are Procedures in CloudBees SDA? In CloudBees SDA, procedures are the basis for reusable code. Any engineer familiar with setting up CD pipelines knows the irritation of re-coding the same task in a multitude of different ways for different teams. With...

January 2022 vCAD feature updates

January 2022 vCAD feature updates

Happy New Year vCAD Users! It was a busy 2021 in terms of vCAD development and feature enhancements. We've been receiving lots of feedback regarding the platform, and we're assembling a roadmap for 2022 based on our users' needs. Here's what to expect in 2022:...

What is Data Engineering?

What is Data Engineering?

Strictly defined, data engineering, which is also known as information engineering (IE), information technology engineering (ITE), or information engineering methodology (IEM), is a software engineering approach to designing and developing information systems.  Data...

SPK Releases vCAD™

SPK Releases vCAD™

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif., Jan. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- SPK and Associates, LLC (SPK) is excited to announce the release of their new Virtual Engineering Platform – vCAD™. vCAD is an easy-to-use product that allows engineers to quickly set up and manage cloud workstations...

10-Point Checklist for Atlassian Server Migrations

10-Point Checklist for Atlassian Server Migrations

Introduction  As applications, such as Jira, become more mainstream for Enterprises, it was inevitable that Atlassian and others would create their own service (SaaS) that provides numerous benefits to users across the globe.  The benefits of having a SaaS solution...

What is DevOps?

What is DevOps?

Introduction Hello and welcome to what is DevOps? So in this video we're going to talk through not just the book definition of DevOps but I'm going to give you some examples of how DevOps is applied in an organization and really what it tries to solve. So by that...