Seth Payne's Post History


Webinar On-Demand: Preparing for VMware Lab Manager End of Life

By Seth Payne    |    May 28, 2014    |    Software Demos, Product Development

​VMware’s Lab Manager has been an integral part of dev/test team workflows and processes for many years. As of May 2014, VMware has decided to end-of-life Lab Manager and...


What Are NoSQL Databases?

By Seth Payne    |    January 20, 2014    |    Product Development, IT Operations

SQL databases, in all their varieties, have served as the backbone of critical business applications for nearly three decades. SQL has provided application developers with a robust platform to store...


Expanding Collaboration in the Cloud

By Seth Payne    |    November 06, 2013    |    Development and Testing

​Today, Skytap announced support for running Skytap dev/test computing environments on Amazon Web Services infrastructure in addition to Skytap’s own ESX-backed infrastructure. Skytap now supports both native AWS...


Cloud Computing and the Security of Capital Markets

By Seth Payne    |    August 30, 2013    |    Development and Testing, Product Development, IT Operations

I recently sat down with Danial Faizullabhoy from the Norwich University Applied Research Institutes (NUARI) to recount the story of the Quantum Dawn 2 (QD2) project. The purpose of QD2 was...


Do You Even Need Big Data?

By Seth Payne    |    July 12, 2013    |    Development and Testing

I recently wrote a piece for that addresses a question on many people's mind: Does my company even need big data? It's important to sidestep the hype and...