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CommVault to Present at @CloudExpo New York | @CommVault [#Cloud]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 09:30
As organizations shift toward IT-as-a-service models, the need for managing and protecting data residing across physical, virtual, and now cloud environments grows with it. CommVault can ensure protection &E-Discovery of your data – whether in a private cloud, a Service Provider delivered public cloud, or a hybrid cloud environment – across the heterogeneous enterprise. In his session at 16th Cloud Expo, Randy De Meno, Chief Technologist - Windows Products and Microsoft Partnerships, will discuss how to cut costs, scale easily, and unleash insight with CommVault Simpana software, the only singular data and information management solution for cloud data protection and beyond.

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More DevOps Stories Than All Others Combined By @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 09:15
SYS-CON Media announced today that 9 out of 10 " most read" DevOps articles are published by @DevOpsSummit Blog. Launched in October 2014, @DevOpsSummit Blog offers top articles, news stories, and blog posts from the world's well-known experts and guarantees better exposure for its authors than any other publication. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to wait for long development cycles that produce software that is obsolete at launch. DevOps may be disruptive, but it is essential.

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Akana Named “Bronze Sponsor” of @CloudExpo | @AkanaInc [#IoT #API]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 09:00
SYS-CON Events announced today that Akana, formerly SOA Software, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo® New York, which will take place June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Akana’s comprehensive suite of API Management, API Security, Integrated SOA Governance, and Cloud Integration solutions helps businesses accelerate digital transformation by securely extending their reach across multiple channels – mobile, cloud and Internet of Things. Akana enables enterprises to share data as APIs, connect and integrate applications, drive partner adoption, monetize their assets, and provide intelligent insights into their business and operations.

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‘OpenStack for Security’ By @BlueBox | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 06:45
Leysin American School is an exclusive, private boarding school located in Leysin, Switzerland. Leysin selected an OpenStack-powered, private cloud as a service to manage multiple applications and provide development environments for students across the institution. Seeking to meet rigid data sovereignty and data integrity requirements while offering flexible, on-demand cloud resources to users, Leysin identified OpenStack as the clear choice to round out the school's cloud strategy. Additionally, the school sought a partner to provide OpenStack infrastructure deployment and operations expertise. They ultimately selected Blue Box's Private Cloud as a Service, powered by OpenStack, leveraging Blue Box's Zurich, Switzerland data center. In his session at DevOps Summit, Myles Steinhauser, a Software Development Engineer at Blue Box Group, will discuss why they chose private cloud as a service powered by OpenStack and provide an overview of why this deployment option might be attractive to other educational institutions and companies that are hyper-focused on securing student, customer, patient or member data. He'll also dive into the details of the deployment.

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‘UP Your OPs Game’ By @DTzar | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps @MS_ITPro]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 06:30
Want to enable self-service provisioning of application environments in minutes that mirror production? Can you automatically provide rich data with code-level detail back to the developers when issues occur in production? In his session at DevOps Summit, David Tesar, Microsoft Technical Evangelist on Microsoft Azure and DevOps, will discuss how to accomplish this and more utilizing technologies such as Microsoft Azure, Visual Studio online, and Application Insights in this demo-heavy session.

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API Planet Driving the API Economy By @MedranoRoberto | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 05:15
My previous two years’ blogs on predictions were mostly about rapid growth in the API Economy. Increases of adoption of API use, proliferation of API-enabled data connectivity, financial growth tied to API development – these and more like them became the headlining trends that have brought the API Economy to where it is now. Those predictions turned out to become reality, and they explain, to a large degree, why APIs are one of the most important business and tech stories of the past five years. Here I list my 2015 predictions for the API Planet driving the API Economy. APIs have a long legacy, but it’s fair to say that in 2015, they are accepted as the single most critical ingredient of running a digital business. APIs and the data they manage are already doing incredible things in almost every corner of the business world and, for innovative companies, they provide the key functionality for an entire digital business. In 2015, we’ll start to see APIs move from being an interesting innovation story to becoming the key driver of business strategies.

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Dojo Recap – Week Ending May 8, 2015

The Dojo Toolkit - Announcements - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 18:53
Another exciting week is underway in the Dojo camp! Dojo 1.x

In preparation for the 1.11 release planned for late Spring, we are landing high quality pull requests to fix various bugs and add enhancements to the dojo, dijit, and dojox packages.

Improvements this week Last week in Dojo 2

Initial Dojo 2 core repository is now public

In the intial core repository, you will find initial efforts in the repo for:

  • async
  • Promise
  • has
  • streams
  • WeakMap
  • decorators
  • lang
  • math
  • number
  • object observation
  • string shims
  • task queuing
Class Declaration

We've run into a small roadblock with our proposal for traits or mixins in TypeScript, so we are evaluating our options.

Style Guide

We have an updated and exhaustive Dojo 2 style guide available. Please follow these guidelines when contributing to Dojo 2.

This week’s Dojo 2 goals

Here are a few of this week's aspirations!

  • Verify all code conforms to Dojo 2 style guide
  • Further core development efforts including Encoding, Request, Events, Batch Processing, Date Features and streams (Transformers, Seekable Reader, Canned Streams, Iterable Interface)
  • Begin dom/html and history/routing development efforts
  • Refine proposals and readmes
Weekly IRC meeting

As usual, our weekly IRC meeting is on irc.freenode.net #dojo-meeting at 9am Pacific time on Tuesday.

Last week we discussed
  • General community and contributor feedback to the Dojo 2 roadmap
This week’s agenda
  • Discuss code in core repository
  • General community and contributor feedback to the Dojo 2 roadmap
Thanks!

Thanks to everyone for their valuable contributions this past week! Please let us know if you’d like to help out too!

Categories: Open Source, RIA

Internet of Things Is Here, Now What? By @MetraTech | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 18:00
Every year, the technology industry gathers at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas to see the latest gadgets ranging from home appliances, TVs, wearables, games, cars, etc. We have all come to expect the unveiling of cutting-edge technology that according to the rhetoric of their manufacturers make our lives just a little bit better. Technology has become so embedded in our daily lives that we can use it to outsource common tasks such as home management, personal fitness and family communications.

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Categories: Media, RIA

IBM Launches New Ad Campaigns at @CloudExpo Online [#Cloud]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 14:30
SYS-CON Media announced that IBM, which offers the world’s deepest portfolio of technologies and expertise that are transforming the future of work, has launched ad campaigns on SYS-CON’s numerous online magazines such as Cloud Computing Journal, Virtualization Journal, SOA World Magazine, and IoT Journal. IBM’s campaigns focus on vendors in the technology marketplace, the future of testing, Big Data and analytics, and mobile platforms.

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Recurring Revenue Strategies By @AriaSystemsInc | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 14:15
With IoT exploding, massive data will transform businesses with opportunities to monetize almost anything that can be measured. In this C-Level Roundtable Discussion at @ThingsExpo, Brendan O’Brien, Aria Systems Co-founder and Chief Evangelist, will lead an expert panel of consultants, thought leaders and practitioners who will look at these new monetization trends, discuss the implications, and detail lessons learned from their collective experience. Finally, the panel will point the way forward for enterprises who wish to leverage the resulting complex recurring revenue models, adding value and profit.

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Out of the Shadow – Enlightened IT By @NetEnrich | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 14:00
Infrastructure and Operations Management may seem like just so many blinking lights in the back room, as parallel shadow projects are launched by department heads who can't wait on IT. Today, these shadow projects are more prevalent than ever as more non-tech managers look for easy access to tech functionality. There can be serious unintended consequences both for IT and for the business as a whole. Cloud computing and easy-to-deploy software, available at lower price points, decentralize technology, which gives business managers a peek behind IT's silicon curtain. What was once a virtual and mysterious priesthood of little-understood tools and unintelligible code becomes a do-it-yourself model that deploys services at the click of a mouse, at less cost, with deliverables that everyone understands.

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Data Lakes: Building the Business Case By @MapR | @CloudExpo [#BigData]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 13:30
A data lake indisputably enables businesses to build an efficient data architecture that can meet the needs of various enterprise application workloads, and which will gain efficiency through the reusability and consistency of data. However, the rate at which any company can accelerate data lake adoption will be affected by the establishment of robust data governance, security, roles, and access policies.

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GE's Industrial Internet of Things as a Service | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 12:45
In their session at @ThingsExpo, Shyam Varan Nath, Principal Architect at GE, and Ibrahim Gokcen, who leads GE's advanced IoT analytics, focused on the Internet of Things / Industrial Internet and how to make it operational for business end-users. Learn about the challenges posed by machine and sensor data and how to marry it with enterprise data. They also discussed the tips and tricks to provide the Industrial Internet as an end-user consumable service using Big Data Analytics and Industrial Cloud.

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IBM Scales DevOps | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps @IBMcloud]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 10:45
Software-driven innovation is becoming a primary approach to how businesses create and deliver new value to customers. A survey of 400 business and IT executives by the IBM Institute for Business Value showed businesses that are more effective at software delivery are also more profitable than their peers nearly 70 percent of the time (1). DevOps provides a way for businesses to remain competitive, applying lean and agile principles to software development to speed the delivery of software that meets new market requirements. IBM's new DevOps Innovation Services help address the challenge of scaling DevOps, enabling enterprises to transform their software delivery lifecycle. The hybrid cloud services combine IBM's industry expertise from hundreds of organizational change and application development projects with the industry's leading application development portfolio, including Bluemix, IBM's open cloud platform-as-a-service. They also apply the flexibility of IBM's enterprise-grade, hybrid cloud portfolio, which was recently ranked by Synergy Research Group as the leading hybrid and private cloud for the enterprise (2). These services are based upon SoftLayer, IBM's premier cloud infrastructure platform.

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SingleHop to Present at @CloudExpo New York | @SingleHop | [#Cloud]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 09:15
Years ago companies saw a major improvement in efficiency in the heyday of virtualization. As the world looked to the cloud to solve business challenges these savings were forgotten. Today we live in a post cloud world with pre-virtualization efficiencies. In his session at 16th Cloud Expo, Jordan Jacobs, VP of Products at SingleHop, will discuss the common mistakes that as many as 90% of companies are making utilizing public clouds, what are causing these problems and how to avoid them.

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Locking Down the Cloud By @ActiveState | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 07:45
CIOs are increasingly concerned about cloud security. And they should be: with the recent outbreak of visible breaches at high-profile organizations like Target, Anthem, and others, and the subsequent damage they cause, corporations are scrambling to make sure their cloud applications, whether on private, public, or hybrid clouds, are safe. But cloud security is complex. With ephemeral applications and services springing up around multiple data centers, with dozens or hundreds of independent microservices each with their own access mechanisms, with the widespread adoption of virtualization and the recent rampant frenzy over containerization, keeping on top of cloud-specific security vulnerabilities is a huge effort in itself.

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DevOps Summit NY Keynote Proposals Now Open | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 06:45
DevOps Summit 2015 New York, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that it is now accepting Keynote Proposals. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to wait for long development cycles that produce software that is obsolete at launch. DevOps may be disruptive, but it is essential.

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Announcing @Gridstore to Exhibit at @CloudExpo New York [#Cloud]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 06:15
SYS-CON Events announced today that Gridstore™, the leader in hyper-converged infrastructure purpose-built to optimize Microsoft workloads, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Gridstore™ is the leader in hyper-converged infrastructure purpose-built for Microsoft workloads and designed to accelerate applications in virtualized environments. Gridstore’s hyper-converged infrastructure is the industry’s first all flash version of HyperConverged Appliances that include both compute and storage in a single system, and Storage Nodes that provide external storage and work with any Windows servers and the HyperConverged Appliance, all driven by Gridstore’s patented software. Gridstore software architecture delivers native Windows integration, per-VM I/O control, and elastic and independent scaling of resources. Benefits include easy deployment, predictable and controllable high performance, scaling that fits your needs, and up to 50% lower TCO. Headquartered in Mountain View, CA. its products and services are available through a global network of value-added resellers.

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Private Cloud as a Service with @BlueBox | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 05:30
"Blue Box has been around for 10-11 years, and last year we launched Blue Box Cloud. We like the term 'Private Cloud as a Service' because we think that embodies what we are launching as a product - it's a managed hosted private cloud," explained Giles Frith, Vice President of Customer Operations at Blue Box, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at DevOps Summit, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.

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DevOps Will Put Feds in the Fast Lane | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps #Docker]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 04:45
MeriTalk, a public-private partnership focused on improving the outcomes of government IT, today announced the results of its new report, "The Agile Advantage: Can DevOps Move Cloud to the Fast Lane?" The study, underwritten by Accenture Federal Services, reveals that approximately two-thirds of Feds say DevOps will help agencies shift into the cloud fast lane - improving IT collaboration and migration speed. But help is needed, with 66 percent saying that their agency needs to move IT services to the cloud faster to meet mission and constituent needs. The study examines the cultural and structural barriers to cloud adoption, and potential DevOps impact. DevOps is a software development and IT management method that brings software engineering, quality assurance, and IT operations together as an integrated team to collaboratively manage the full application lifecycle.

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