Posts tagged “ClearPath”

Yet Another Monumental Shift

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Engineers never cease to amaze me. True technological change does not just happen and   fundamental change that underpins the ability to drive mission-critical application development takes time and effort. Most of us have grown up in an age of incredible technological change, ok some of us a little longer than others, but we have and […]

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Thinking Security: The Pete Test

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

This is the 3rd blog in a series about security and how security is about how you think. Now, that I’ve written down how to secure my house, I need to make sure that I’m doing this right. Let’s say that I know a guy named Pete (for crypto fans, he does also know Alice […]

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Achieving the Impossible

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

It’s hard, even for a Midwesterner like me, not to gloat about this achievement. We decided years ago to seamlessly migrate our Dorado clients from proprietary CMOS platforms to Intel based platforms with full architecture compatibility. Our plan was to first ship smaller, lower performance systems and then deliver increasingly higher performing products until we […]

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Thinking Security: ClearPath MCP Release 17.0

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

The MCP operating system has security thought and built in – does your operating system? This post, third in a series about security and how security is about how you think, discusses recently released version of ClearPath MCP software.

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Thinking Security: How Do I KNOW that I’m Secure?

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

In order to think about security, we’ve got to think about what we’re really trying to accomplish. How do we answer the million-dollar question “How do I know that I’m secure?”

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What *Really* is Security, Anyway?

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

The term “security” is too broad to describe what it really means. It’s really the way that you think about a certain problem or idea. It’s a thought process which starts at the beginning and never ends.

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Apex Reports for Defense in Depth and Compliance

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Apex reporting, included in ClearPath OS 2200 Release 16.0, help support a “defense in depth” strategy and facilitate compliance with policies, regulations, and standards.

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On Being Engineers: Deploying Systems

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

Poor quality deployment will degrade an otherwise well-constructed system. It matters that rigorous engineering standards are applied to the activities involved: initial installation and ongoing operation, providing resilience, and handling updates and new releases.

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The Fabric of IT in Lapland…

Friday, December 12th, 2014

I’ve just visited Lapland again for my annual discussion with Elf Tietokone, the CIO of SantaSystems. Elf had called me to say there had been some exciting developments he wanted to tell me about. So, full of anticipation, I set off.

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On Being Engineers

Monday, November 10th, 2014

The production of software systems is frequently described as a branch of engineering yet the quality of too many applications is not good enough. What can we learn from other forms of engineering to improve quality of IT systems?

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