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Welcome to the Virgo Solutions blog, where we provide insights and perspectives on the latest trends and technologies in the IT industry. Our blog is dedicated to helping businesses stay informed and up-to-date on the latest developments in technology and how it can be leveraged to drive business success.


Our team of expert IT consultants and staffing professionals will share their knowledge and expertise on topics ranging from IT strategy and software development to cloud solutions, cybersecurity, and digital transformation. We will also cover emerging trends in IT staffing and talent management, providing insights into how businesses can attract and retain top IT talent.


We are passionate about technology and how it can help businesses achieve their full potential. Our goal is to share our knowledge and insights to help businesses stay ahead of the curve and drive innovation and growth in today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape.


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Interviews
Xanthe Harper

Full stack javascript developer interview tactics

JavaScript Fundamentals Frameworks and Libraries Problem-Solving Skills Real-World Project Experience Testing and Debugging Proficiency Soft Skills and Communication Walking through interview questions Asking a candidate to walk through a recent challenge they faced and how they overcame it is an effective way to gauge their problem-solving skills, resilience, and ability to learn from experiences. Here’s a suggested way to phrase the question: Asking about a recent challenge allows candidates to draw on real experiences, providing valuable insights into their problem-solving approach and their ability to handle adversity in a professional context. Walking through an example application Providing a set of

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Security
Xanthe Harper

Penetration testing 101

In the age of digital transformation, where information flows seamlessly across vast networks and cyber threats loom ominously, safeguarding your digital fortress is paramount. Cybersecurity vulnerabilities can jeopardize not only your sensitive information but also your reputation, financial stability, and even national security. This is where penetration testing, or pen testing, comes into play as a crucial tool in the arsenal of cybersecurity professionals. This blog will explore what penetration testing is, its importance, the methodologies used, and why it’s an indispensable element of modern cybersecurity. What is Penetration Testing? Penetration testing, often abbreviated as pen testing, is a simulated

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Database Management
Xanthe Harper

How to properly “Crosswalk” data sets

In today’s data-driven world, organizations across various domains heavily rely on analyzing and combining data from multiple sources. However, merging data sets can be a daunting task due to variations in structure, format, and semantics. To overcome these challenges, a technique called “crosswalking” is employed, allowing for seamless integration and analysis of disparate data sets. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the intricacies of crosswalking data sets, exploring its benefits, methodologies, and best practices. So, let’s embark on this journey to master the art of crosswalking! Section 1: Understanding Crosswalking 1.1 What is Crosswalking?Crosswalking refers to the process

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Hardware
Xanthe Harper

The new Mac M1 / M2 chips – when are they ready for the enterprise?

In recent years, Apple has made significant strides in developing its own custom silicon for its Mac lineup. The introduction of the M1 chip in late 2020 marked a pivotal moment in Apple’s transition away from Intel processors. The M1 chip brought impressive performance and power efficiency gains to the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and Mac mini. As the industry eagerly awaits the next iteration, namely the M2 chip, the question arises: when will these new Mac chips be ready for the enterprise? In this blog, we will explore the current state of Apple’s silicon and discuss the implications for

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AWS
Xanthe Harper

The Pros and Cons of using Step Functions in AWS

AWS Step Functions is a serverless workflow service that enables users to build, run, and manage complex distributed applications and microservices in the cloud. It provides a visual interface for creating workflows that coordinate multiple AWS services, including AWS Lambda, Amazon ECS, Amazon SQS, Amazon SNS, and others. Step Functions use state machines to define and execute workflows. A state machine is a set of states, transitions, and conditions that define the steps in a workflow. Each state represents a step in the workflow, and transitions define how the workflow moves from one state to another based on specific conditions.

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Interviews
Xanthe Harper

Data Engineer Interview Tactics

Data engineering is a rapidly growing field, with increasing demand for professionals who can manage and process data efficiently. As such, it’s becoming increasingly common for companies to ask technical questions during interviews to ensure that candidates possess the necessary skills for the job. If you’re preparing for an interview as a data engineer using Python and SQL, it’s essential to have a solid understanding of the types of questions you might be asked, as well as some strategies for answering them effectively. In this blog, we’ll cover some of the most common interview questions for data engineers and provide

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