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Static vs Dynamic Cloud @CloudExpo | @NewRelic #IoT #DataCenter #Monitoring

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Sat, 10/22/2016 - 21:00
In his general session at 18th Cloud Expo, Lee Atchison, Principal Cloud Architect and Advocate at New Relic, discussed cloud as a ‘better data center’ and how it adds new capacity (faster) and improves application availability (redundancy). The cloud is a ‘Dynamic Tool for Dynamic Apps’ and resource allocation is an integral part of your application architecture, so use only the resources you need and allocate /de-allocate resources on the fly.

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Personalization in #IoT | @ThingsExpo @Adobe @Kevlindsay #DigitalMarketing

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Sat, 10/22/2016 - 13:15
More and more brands have jumped on the IoT bandwagon. We have an excess of wearables – activity trackers, smartwatches, smart glasses and sneakers, and more that track seemingly endless datapoints. However, most consumers have no idea what “IoT” means. Creating more wearables that track data shouldn't be the aim of brands; delivering meaningful, tangible relevance to their users should be. We're in a period in which the IoT pendulum is still swinging. Initially, it swung toward "smart for smart's sake," and many brands remain in that corner. But many brands are also gradually opting for more strategic approaches. They're taking a breath and stepping back to examine both existing and potential IoT experiences, asking themselves whether their products lend real value. Once we reach this goal, the implications for personalization are staggering. Consumers will expect devices they use and items they wear to be connected and add value to their lives. We'll expect scales to weigh us, assess our body fat, and sync with our mobile device for personalized recommendations. Connected devices will be just another touchpoint in our increasingly digital lives. As a result, we'll have the data, personalized touchpoints, and context to achieve great success with spot-on relevance that continues to evolve.

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Six Daily Tips for #DevOps | @DevOpsSummit #Docker #APM #Microservices

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Sat, 10/22/2016 - 12:30
At its core DevOps is all about collaboration. The lines of communication must be opened and it takes some effort to ensure that they stay that way. It’s easy to pay lip service to trends and talk about implementing new methodologies, but without action, real benefits cannot be realized. Success requires planning, advocates empowered to effect change, and, of course, the right tooling. To bring about a cultural shift it’s important to share challenges. In simple terms, ensuring that everyone knows what everyone else is doing can create a real team spirit and social cohesion that will drive DevOps forward. Here are six tips that can be implemented to help you get there.

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Geek Quiz #DevOps Challenge By @Catchpoint | @DevOpsSummit #Docker #CD

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Sat, 10/22/2016 - 12:00
So you think you are a DevOps warrior, huh? Put your money (not really, it’s free) where your metrics are and prove it by taking The Ultimate DevOps Geek Quiz Challenge, sponsored by DevOps Summit. Battle through the set of tough questions created by industry thought leaders to earn your bragging rights and win some cool prizes.

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[session] #IoT and Transportation | @ThingsExpo @JAdP #M2M #Sensors

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Sat, 10/22/2016 - 11:45
In past @ThingsExpo presentations, Joseph di Paolantonio has explored how various Internet of Things (IoT) and data management and analytics (DMA) solution spaces will come together as sensor analytics ecosystems. This year, in his session at @ThingsExpo, Joseph di Paolantonio from DataArchon, will be adding the numerous Transportation areas, from autonomous vehicles to “Uber for containers.” While IoT data in any one area of Transportation will have a huge impact in that area, combining sensor analytics from these different areas will impact government, industry, retail and other processes, as well as life-style choices.

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Sensor Analytics Ecosystems | @ThingsExpo @JAdP #IoT #IIoT #M2M #API

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Sat, 10/22/2016 - 11:30
The Internet of Things (IoT), in all its myriad manifestations, has great potential. Much of that potential comes from the evolving data management and analytic (DMA) technologies and processes that allow us to gain insight from all of the IoT data that can be generated and gathered. This potential may never be met as those data sets are tied to specific industry verticals and single markets, with no clear way to use IoT data and sensor analytics to fulfill the hype being given the IoT today.

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Softnets to Exhibit at @CloudExpo | @Softnets #BI #Hadoop #BigData #Analytics

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Sat, 10/22/2016 - 10:45
SYS-CON Events announced today that SoftNet Solutions will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. SoftNet Solutions specializes in Enterprise Solutions for Hadoop and Big Data. It offers customers the most open, robust, and value-conscious portfolio of solutions, services, and tools for the shortest route to success with Big Data. The unique differentiator is the ability to architect and implement a complete Big Data architecture specific to your use case. SoftNet Solutions is a premier choice to work with all your Big Data needs from infrastructure up to business consulting.

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Agile Governance | @DevOpsSummit #Agile #DevOps #APM #Microservices

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Fri, 10/21/2016 - 15:00
In many organizations governance is still practiced by phase or stage gate peer review, and Agile projects are forced to accommodate, which leads to WaterScrumFall or worse. But governance criteria and policies are often very weak anyway, out of date or non-existent. Consequently governance is frequently a matter of opinion and experience, highly dependent upon the experience of individual reviewers. As we all know, a basic principle of Agile methods is delegation of responsibility, and ideally we need to delegate governance to the Agile practitioners and teams. So the question is how to implement self-governance and ensure quality and consistency of governance?

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Certification for #IoT Interop | @ThingsExpo #M2M #DigitalTransformation

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Fri, 10/21/2016 - 14:15
Donna Yasay, President of HomeGrid Forum, today discussed with a panel of technology peers how certification programs are at the forefront of interoperability, and the answer for vendors looking to keep up with today's growing industry for smart home innovation. "To ensure multi-vendor interoperability, accredited industry certification programs should be used for every product to provide credibility and quality assurance for retail and carrier based customers looking to add ever increasing numbers of devices to the home network," commented Yasay. "The successful global adoption of the Internet of Things is dependent on a robust and secure home network."

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You Need #DevOps | @DevOpsSummit @DMacVittie #CD #APM #Monitoring

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Thu, 10/20/2016 - 21:00
For those unfamiliar, as a developer working in marketing for an infrastructure automation company, I have tried to clarify the different versions of DevOps by capitalizing the part that benefits in a given DevOps scenario. In this case we’re talking about operations improvements. While devs – particularly those involved in automation or DevOps will find it interesting, it really talks to growing issues Operations are finding. The problem is right in front of us, we’re confronting it every day, and yet, a ton of us aren’t fixing it for our organizations, we’re merely kicking the ball down the road.

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Making the Digital Enterprise a Reality | @CloudExpo #DigitalTransformation

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Thu, 10/20/2016 - 15:15
The reason I believe digital transformation is not only more than a fad, but is actually a life-or-death imperative for every business and IT executive on the planet is simple: there will be no place for an “industrial enterprise” in a digital world. Transformation, by definition, is a metamorphosis from one state to another, wholly new state. As such, a true digital transformation must be the act of transforming an industrial-era organization into something wholly different – the Digital Enterprise.

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The Future of Data Storage Solutions | @CloudExpo #SDS #Cloud #Storage

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Thu, 10/20/2016 - 14:45
Bridging the divide between legacy storage and new data management platforms could constrain IT organizations and budgets and could prevent the utilization of cost-effective scalable storage infrastructures. But, businesses can avoid some of these constrains by evaluating their storage options objectively and asking themselves three important questions.

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[session] @SolidFire: DevOps the Lean Cloud | @CloudExpo | #APM #DevOps

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Thu, 10/20/2016 - 11:30
All clouds are not equal. To succeed in a DevOps context, organizations should plan to develop/deploy apps across a choice of on-premise and public clouds simultaneously depending on the business needs. This is where the concept of the Lean Cloud comes in - resting on the idea that you often need to relocate your app modules over their life cycles for both innovation and operational efficiency in the cloud. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at19th Cloud Expo, Valentin (Val) Bercovici, CTO of SolidFire, will discuss how to leverage this concept to seize on the creativity and business agility to make it real.

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Military Tips on Business Resiliency | @CloudExpo #API #Cloud #BusinessIntelligence

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Wed, 10/19/2016 - 21:15
A steel bar is resistant to stress and is capable of maintaining its form while bearing large loads. While steel is also known as one of the world's strongest metal's (Titanium, Tungsten and Iconel round out the top four), it is also susceptible to shearing and completely breaking. A rubber brick, on the other hand, will bend easily under even small loads, but it's extremely difficult to snap or break. Moreover, once the load is removed from the rubber, its flexibility returns it to its original form. This is how the rubber brick displays resiliency

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American E-Commerce Napping | @CloudExpo #API #IoT #BusinessIntelligence

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Wed, 10/19/2016 - 21:15
With a slow-growing domestic market and their own consumers increasingly shopping cross border, US e-commerce sites are starting to realize they need to compete globally. But are they ready for it? And are their payment service providers? A.T Kearney´s “2015 Global Retail E-Commerce Index Report “put it in a nutshell: with the global explosion of e-commerce, being able to effectively sell across borders is going to be a key differentiator between the next round of online-retail winners and losers. By being good at selling across borders, the winners will be able to expand into new markets without the cost of having a physical footprint in those markets(1). This will give them the competitive edge over rivals still locked into just their domestic markets.

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M2M and #MachineLearning | @ThingsExpo #IoT #M2M #IIoT #API #BigData

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Wed, 10/19/2016 - 16:00
Time and again, those keeping a pulse on the Internet of Things (IoT) space frequently hear about the “rise of the machines.” Humanity is not only discovering fascinating ways to integrate machines into our daily lives, but also finding new uses for machines as well. How? Machines are now “internet-connected” just like the smartphones we carry around in our pockets. And this isn’t just on the commercial side with the likes of smart thermostats or connected vehicles – even tractors and oil and gas machinery are industrial examples of where new “things” are now on the digital network.

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Tips for Data Scientists | @CloudExpo #BigData #IoT #ML #AI #DataScience

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Wed, 10/19/2016 - 14:00
I spend a lot of time helping organizations to “think like a data scientist.” My book “Big Data MBA: Driving Business Strategies with Data Science” has several chapters devoted to helping business leaders to embrace the power of data scientist thinking. My Big Data MBA class at the University of San Francisco School of Management focuses on teaching tomorrow’s business executives the power of analytics and data science to optimize key business processes, uncover new monetization opportunities and create a more compelling, engaging customer and channel engagement.

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Clash of Ops | @DevOpsSummit #BigData #APM #DevOps #Docker #Monitoring

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Wed, 10/19/2016 - 13:15
It was a Monday. I was reading the Internet. Okay, I was skimming feeds. Anyway, I happened across a title that intrigued me, “Stateful Apps and Containers: Squaring the Circle.” It had all the right buzzwords (containers) and mentioned state, a topic near and dear to this application networking-oriented gal, so I happily clicked on through. Turns out that Stateful Apps are not Stateful Apps. Seriously.

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Numerex to Exhibit at @CloudExpo | @Numerex #IoT #DigitalTransformation

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Wed, 10/19/2016 - 11:45
SYS-CON Events announced today that Numerex Corp, a leading provider of managed enterprise solutions enabling the Internet of Things (IoT), will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo | @ThingsExpo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Numerex Corp. (NASDAQ:NMRX) is a leading provider of managed enterprise solutions enabling the Internet of Things (IoT). The Company's solutions produce new revenue streams or create operating efficiencies for its customers. Numerex provides its technology and services through its integrated platforms, which are generally sold on a subscription basis.

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Pulzze to Exhibit at @CloudExpo | @PulzzeInc #IoT #DigitalTransformation

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Wed, 10/19/2016 - 11:15
SYS-CON Events announced today that Pulzze Systems will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Pulzze Systems, Inc. provides infrastructure products for the Internet of Things to enable any connected device and system to carry out matched operations without programming. For more information, visit http://www.pulzzesystems.com.

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