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Getting eBay Developers the Data They’re Looking For, with Tonic
Monday, December 7, 2020
Using Tonic’s data de-identification tools, eBay shortens development cycles and fuels its automated testing suite. Starting with eBay’s vast data ecosystem of multi PBs...
Latest Technical Posts
Using Docker to Manage Your Test Database(s)
December 10, 2020
Docker is a great tool for packaging and distributing test databases among your team and testing environment. We’ve created a starter repository to show these concepts...
Building a Data De-Identification Infrastructure
August 7, 2020
We’ve put together a step-by-step overview of considerations and actions to take when building a data de-identification infrastructure, to truly make it worth all the work...
How Data Privacy will Impact DevOps in 2021
January 11, 2021
What to expect in the realm of data privacy in 2021, and how these trends will impact DevOps going forward.
Tonic Raises $8M Series A to Get Developers the Data they Need
December 14, 2020
We’re excited to announce that Tonic raised $8 million in series A funding led by GGV Capital, to further our work in helping developers and CISOs battle unsafe data proliferation.
Masquerade: A Postgres Proxy to Mask Data in Realtime
April 24, 2019
Caption: Left side shows psql connected to the proxy while the right side shows psql connected directly to the DB. Redact and Replace in Realtime with no Additional...
April 24, 2019
We introduced Masquerade as a way to redact data in real time. You can check out of the motivation here. Briefly, adding a proxy between your database and your application is a...
Don’t be uncanny — 3 ways to nail your data driven demo
April 21, 2019
Here’s a story from a friend…let’s call him Frank. Frank and his team had been building an analytics and reporting platform for hospitals for the past year, iterating with a...
How to generate realistic test data with Faker
April 8, 2019
New regulations around data privacy and an increasing awareness of the importance of protecting sensitive data is pushing companies to lock down access to their production data.
Simulating event pipelines for fun and profit (and for testing too)
February 26, 2019
TL/DR: You can generate events using an exponential distribution, but modeling a real world event sequence is usually more complicated than that. Here is an approach using a...
Tonic Document Masker - Find and Replace PII in any document
February 11, 2019
A few days ago we made the Tonic Document Masker public, and it’s been fun watching people react to it. Let’s explain a little bit about how it works. The Tonic Document Masker...
How Prop 24 Puts Anonymized Data at Greater Risk of Re-identification
November 6, 2020
Provisions in the newly-passed Prop 24 undermine data protection in a way that puts both individual privacy and corporate security at a heightened risk.
Mockaroo and Tonic: Partners in Mock Data Generation
July 14, 2020
In the field of data generation, few players are as universally known as Mockaroo. Friend to dev team large and small, we’re longtime fans ourselves, and now we’re proud...
U.S. Air Force Explores Data Synthesis with Tonic
June 11, 2020
Marking a significant milestone in our startup’s timeline, we’re excited to announce that Tonic has won a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract from the U.S...
Data Security Risks Greater Than Ever With Dev Teams Working From Home
May 28, 2020
Just when we thought data proliferation couldn’t get any worse, welcome to an entire world of developers working from home. Using production data in staging is problematic in...
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