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The DevOps Equation: Agility + Empathy = Quality | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 15:45
Just to explain a little about what we mean by continuous design. It’s basically bringing together the entire organization and a unifying design in operations. It’s taking what we are doing in DevOps and expanding it to include product, design and support. It lets the whole organization really have an agile conversation with a market and with its customers. The issue that we face is that we live in a service world now. The point is no longer delivering products like cars coming off an assembly line. It’s much more about responding to our customers and having relationships with them. This is happening in a world that is more and more complex, while less and less is in your control. We can’t figure everything out in advance. We have to have the ability to respond to the unexpected. We have to be able to do that at every level.

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Angular 2: Exposing a Child Component’s API | @CloudExpo #Cloud

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 13:45
In Angular 2 a parent component can pass the data to its child via binding to the child’s input parameter marked with the annotation @Input(). I’ll blog about it later, but you can see how it can be done in my blog on implementing the Mediator design pattern. In this blog I’ll show you another scenario when the parent component simply needs to use the API exposed by the child. You’ll see how a parent component can use the child’s API from both the template and the TypeScript code.

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Beyond Docker Compose By @XebiaLabs | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #Containers

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 16:00
Docker Compose is the solution provided by Docker to help users package and deploy a set of containers that are running together. The containers are identified either by its image name or by the ‘build’ configuration keyword that asks Compose to build it before to deploy it. The typical use case is that a developer is working on a new image, but he/she needs all of its dependencies to make it run. So he/she enters in the following cycle: make modifications, commit, and restart the containers using the ‘docker-compose up’ command… until the feature is done. Fine! But how do you move from development to production? If you’re following the same pattern, you’ll fail. I’ll show how and why XL Deploy can help you to tackle the obstacles.

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Redundancy Doesn't Equal Backup | @CloudExpo #Cloud

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 13:30
Currently, the preferred method of data protection of cloud giants, such as Google, is to replicate the data across different locations (i.e., data centers), rather than performing a true back up. This is done because a true back up seems logistically too complicated given the amount of data these giants store. These companies have turned to replicated data because, the assumed risk of all replications crashing simultaneously are extremely slim. This risk assumption may be accurate but it does not take into account unintentional data destruction.

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OpenShift Enterprise 3 From @RedHatNews | @CloudExpo @OpenShift #PaaS

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 23:45
Struggling to keep up with increasing application demand? Learn how Platform as a Service (PaaS) can streamline application development processes and make resource management easy.

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Developing IoT Devices | @ThingsExpo #IoT #IIoT #M2M #API #WearableTech

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 20:30
IoT device adoption is growing at staggering rates, and with it comes opportunity for developers to meet consumer demand for an ever more connected world. Wireless communication is the key part of the encompassing components of any IoT device. Wireless connectivity enhances the device utility at the expense of ease of use and deployment challenges. Since connectivity is fundamental for IoT device development, engineers must understand how to overcome the hurdles inherent in incorporating multiple wired and wireless interfaces into a single connected solution.

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Multi-Cloud Adoption By @Cloudyn_Buzz | @CloudExpo #DigitalTransformation

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 13:30
Up until last year, enterprises that were looking into cloud services usually undertook a long-term pilot with one of the large cloud providers, running test and dev workloads in the cloud. With cloud’s transition to mainstream adoption in 2015, and with enterprises migrating more and more workloads into the cloud and in between public and private environments, the single-provider approach must be revisited. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Yoav Mor, multi-cloud solution evangelist at Cloudyn, will examine the risks of sourcing IT resources from a single cloud service vendor, as well as the benefits to be reaped by adopting multi-cloud strategies.

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Top Two Features of Self-Healing Microservices | @CloudExpo #Cloud #Microservices

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 19:15
Microservices-based environments are more complex than their monolithic counterparts. To operate microservices environments with the same level of convenience that you’ve come expect from operating self-contained monolithic application environments, you need to have the right tools in place and rely on best practices that will keep your microservices healthy. We’ve noticing an increasing number of microservices environments deployed by our customers, and the trend only seems to be increasing. We recently asked some of these customers about their experiences. Most of their responses were in line with expectations. Two issues however caught us by surprise.

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How to Assess Impact of the ‘Panama Papers’ on Your Network | @BigDataExpo #BigData

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 15:45
We all awoke last week to the latest regulatory and reputational risk since names like Madoff and Snowden burst into the headline. Weekly, there are smaller local skirmishes between the behavior of companies, public officials and the prying eyes of an ever more symbiotic relationship between the press and motivated whistle blowers. It is difficult to imagine a practical preventive solution to knowledgeable individuals actively trying to circumvent well-known regulations. Much like the industry’s ongoing cyber-security arms race, compliance organizations need to rethink and rebuild their detect-response operations.

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Are You Ready to Transition to Mobile and Cloud Technologies? | @CloudExpo #Cloud

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 15:30
In recent years, quality assurance teams have become accustomed to a variety of new technologies. It has been a big change for the many quality assurance analysts who came of age at a time when waterfall development methodologies and PC-centric applications were their front and center concerns. Now they have to adjust to the realities of cloud computing and the ever-expanding mobile device ecosystem. A lot of infrastructures, development platforms and applications are being shifted off-premises to public and private clouds, while the device mix at many enterprises is becoming more diverse.

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Findings on Database Management | @CloudExpo #Cloud #IoT #BigData

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 07:15
Technical decisions around data persistence are hard, which is why we surveyed 583 IT Professionals on everything from current DBMS and ORM usage to modern database engines’ data structures and access patterns to storing data on a mobile device. The two most mature commercial DBMS offerings (Oracle and MySQL) are used in production by 51% and 49% of respondents, respectively-significantly ahead of the third-ranked DBMS (SQL Server, at 34%). The top three, and the tight race between the top two, have not changed in years, among our survey respondents as well as on the DBMS ranking aggregator dbengines.com. The nearest NoSQL challenger, MongoDB, remains a distant fourth in production environments.

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Has SaaS Become Mission Critical for You? By @Catchpoint | @CloudExpo #Cloud

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 17:00
Software as a Service has been around for a while. In its early years—late 1990s-early 2000s—it was mostly aimed at individual and departmental use, but in more recent years SaaS has been deployed at the enterprise level. There are companies that don’t use anything else. In the beginning, SaaS was used by companies more for productivity applications like web conferencing, managing travel expenses and sales contacts, or time-tracking than for core business applications.

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Scaled Agile Factory - Going Beyond the Usual Suspects | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 16:15
If you address the question of how to scale Agile projects by considering what framework to use, you are only looking at one aspect of the problem. Scaling is all about coordination – managing enterprise considerations and cross program dependencies, and the defacto frameworks (SAFe, LeSS and DAD) focus on the people and process dimensions. However, in combination with a factory approach you may be able to automate many of the compliance and dependency management issues.

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The Agile Accelerator | @CloudExpo @IsomorphicHQ #DigitalTransformation

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 06:45
Between the mockups and specs produced by analysts, and resulting applications built by developers, there exists a gulf where projects fail, costs spiral, and applications disappoint. Methodologies like Agile attempt to address this with intensified communication, with partial success but many limitations. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Charles Kendrick, CTO & Chief Architect at Isomorphic Software, will present a revolutionary model enabled by new technologies. Learn how business and development users can collaborate - each using tools appropriate to their expertise - to build mockups and enhance them all the way through functional prototypes, to final deployed applications. This approach helps you improve usability, exceed end-user expectations, and still hit project milestones.

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IoT Sales: Enabling Adopters | @ThingsExpo #IoT #IIoT #DigitalTransformation

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 05:00
Most people love new technology. It can make us more productive. It can lower our costs. It can be very “cool.” So, if it’s true and most people love new technology, why do we tend to adopt new technology on a “curve?” Why do innovators and early adopters jump in early while others become late majority or laggards? One answer is the effect of salespeople on the adoption curve. With innovators, salespeople probably make no difference. Innovators are going to buy new technology early and take a risk. It's important that they are the first to utilize and implement new technology. They probably know more about the technology than the salespeople do anyway. They have likely been researching the new stuff for months and probably were involved in beta-testing the product for the manufacturer.

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New York Conference Schedule | @CloudExpo | #IoT #DevOps #DigitalTransformation

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 04:00
IoT generates lots of temporal data. But how do you unlock its value? How do you coordinate the diverse moving parts that must come together when developing your IoT product? What are the key challenges addressed by Data as a Service? How does cloud computing underlie and connect the notions of Digital and DevOps What is the impact of the API economy? What is the business imperative for Cognitive Computing? Get all these questions and hundreds more like them answered at the 18th Cloud Expo | @ThingsExpo June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center, in New York City, NY. The Cloud Expo | @ThingsExpo programs are now available for you to inspect and investigate in advance. Our upcoming June 7-9 event in New York City will present a total of 10 simultaneous tracks by an all-star faculty, over three days, plus a one-day "How to Create Angular 2 Clients for the Cloud" Workshop presented by Yakov Fain, a Java Champion and a co-founder of the IT consultancy Farata Systems and the product company SuranceBay.

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Hybrid Data Warehouse with dashDB | @CloudExpo @IBM #DataCenter #Storage

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 22:30
As you respond to increasing requests for new analytics, you need fast and flexible technology in your arsenal so that you can deploy the right workload to the right platform for the need at hand. Do you need self-service and fast time to value? Do you have data and application control and privacy needs, along with strict SLAs to meet? IBM dashDB™ is data warehouse technology powered by in-memory computing and in-database analytics that are designed for fast results, scalability and more.

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Periodic Table of DevOps v.2 – Hot or Not By @XebiaLabs | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 18:15
Since the launch of The XebiaLabs Periodic Table of DevOps Tools in July of last year we have seen an outpouring of excitement, appreciation, tool submissions and shares. When first creating this tool we thought it was going to be a fun way to look at the DevOps world, in an aesthetically pleasing way. Little did we know it would define the way people look at at the modern DevOps landscape.

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UNIX - 20 Years Old and Going Strong | @CloudExpo #UNIX #Linux #OpenStack

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 17:30
A BriefingsDirect expert panel discussion examines the illustrious 20-year history of the UNIX operating system environment as an industry-wide and global standard success story. It's not often that you reach a multi-decade anniversary in information technology, especially where the technology's relevance remains so high and the promise of more innovation and value is so needed and promising.

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Creating Angular 2 Clients | @CloudExpo #JavaScript #TypeScript #Angular2

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 09:15
Angular 2 is a complete re-write of the popular framework AngularJS. Programming in Angular 2 is greatly simplified – now it's a component-based well-performing framework. This immersive one-day workshop at 18th Cloud Expo, led by Yakov Fain, a Java Champion and a co-founder of the IT consultancy Farata Systems and the product company SuranceBay, will provide you with everything you wanted to know about Angular 2.

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