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Breaking Up Is Hard to Do: Defriending Your Smart Device | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 14:15
The Internet of Things is already changing the way we track fitness, manage our homes, and drive our cars. But while there is considerable discussion around how we securely provision our devices and who will have access to the data they capture, an important topic no one seems to be talking much about is the de-provisioning of smart objects. What happens when I ditch my Fitbit, trade in my connected car, or sell my house with its Nest thermostat, smart fridge and next-generation home security system? How do I manage to remove these smart devices from my life and make sure that no one has access to the data they have captured?

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Information Storage with ISS SuperCore and Ceph | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 13:30
The time is ripe for high speed resilient software defined storage solutions with unlimited scalability. ISS has been working with the leading open source projects and developed a commercial high performance solution that is able to grow forever without performance limitations. In his session at DevOps Summit, Alex Gorbachev, President of Intelligent Systems Services Inc., will share foundation principles of Ceph architecture, as well as the design to deliver this storage to traditional SAN storage consumers.

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‘The Data Science of Email’ By @SendGrid | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 12:00
There are 182 billion emails sent every day, generating a lot of data about how recipients and ISPs respond. Many marketers take a more-is-better approach to stats, preferring to have the ability to slice and dice their email lists based numerous arbitrary stats. However, fundamentally what really matters is whether or not sending an email to a particular recipient will generate value. Data Scientists can design high-level insights such as engagement prediction models and content clusters that allow marketers to cut through the noise and design their campaigns around strong, predictive signals, rather than arbitrary statistics.

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Jesse Proudman of @Bluebox with @MadGreek65 | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 07:00
Our guest on the podcast this week is Jesse Proudman, Founder and CTO of Bluebox. We discuss Walmart’s recent OpenStack success story and the expanding capabilities of DIY private clouds. While DIY private clouds require large investments in configuring open source software to meet business needs, they can have several advantages over managed services alternatives. Listen in to learn how a DIY model could make or break private cloud deployment.

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Announcing @LiaisonTech Named “Silver Sponsor” of Cloud Expo NY [#Cloud]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 06:30
SYS-CON Events announced today that Liaison Technologies, a leading provider of data management and integration cloud services and solutions, has been named "Silver Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York, NY. Liaison Technologies is a recognized market leader in providing cloud-enabled data integration and data management solutions to break down complex information barriers, enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions, faster.

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DevOps Institute Certification @DevOpsDotCom | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 05:15
The DevOps Institute (DOI) launched on Monday with the mission of serving as the premier source for aligning industry standard quality DevOps training and examination services for enterprise IT. The Institute is led by a Board of Regents who will oversee DOI’s offerings in an effort to codify and promote DevOps’ best practices and standards that enable enterprise IT to deliver more value faster to their customers. The initial Board of Regents includes Gene Kim, Lori MacVittie, Sanjeev Sharma, Helen Beal, Rohit Antao, Gary Gruver, Lou Hunnebeck, Matthew Selheimer, Donna Knapp and JP Morgenthal. They join co-founders Jayne Groll, Lisa Schwartz and Alan Shimel in leading the DevOps Institute to fulfill its mission.

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‘Enterprise Cloud Migration’ By @Verizon | @CloudExpo [#Cloud] @VZCloud

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 05:00
Once the decision has been made to move part or all of a workload to the cloud, a methodology for selecting that workload needs to be established. How do you move to the cloud? What does the discovery, assessment and planning look like? What workloads make sense? Which cloud model makes sense for each workload? What are the considerations for how to select the right cloud model? And how does that fit in with the overall IT transformation?

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OpenStack and the 'Internet of Things' By @PLUMgrid | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 05:00
For years, we’ve relied too heavily on individual network functions or simplistic cloud controllers. However, they are no longer enough for today’s modern cloud data center. Businesses need a comprehensive platform architecture in order to deliver a complete networking suite for IoT environment based on OpenStack. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Dhiraj Sehgal from PLUMgrid will discuss what a holistic networking solution should really entail, and how to build a complete platform that is scalable, secure, agile and automated.

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AppDynamics on @DevOpsSummit | @AppDynamics [#DevOps #Microservices]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 22:00
In high-production environments where release cycles are measured in hours or minutes — not days or weeks — there's little room for mistakes and no room for confusion. Everyone has to understand what's happening, in real time, and have the means to do whatever is necessary to keep applications up and running optimally. DevOps is a high-stakes world, but done well, it delivers the agility and performance to significantly impact business competitiveness.

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Internet of Things Supply Chains By @Microsoft | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 15:00
Disruptive macro trends in technology are impacting and dramatically changing the "art of the possible" relative to supply chain management practices through the innovative use of IoT, cloud, machine learning and Big Data to enable connected ecosystems of engagement. Enterprise informatics can now move beyond point solutions that merely monitor the past and implement integrated enterprise fabrics that enable end-to-end supply chain visibility to improve customer service delivery and optimize supplier management. Learn about enterprise architecture strategies for designing connected systems that integrate physical and digital supply chains with your enterprise systems, leveraging IoT devices, hybrid cloud and network service providers to enable innovative business models while mitigating risk, managing security and increasing capacity to meet customer changing SLA requirements.

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Role of Policy in Hybrid Cloud By @DerekCollison | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 14:00
Enterprises are turning to the hybrid cloud to drive greater scalability and cost-effectiveness. But enterprises should beware as the definition of “policy” varies wildly. Some say it’s the ability to control the resources apps’ use or where the apps run. Others view policy as governing the permissions and delivering security. Policy is all of that and more. In his session at 16th Cloud Expo, Derek Collison, founder and CEO of Apcera, will: Explain what policy is; Show how policy should be architected in a hybrid cloud operating system; and Discuss the value policy can deliver.

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The Future of Data Analysis By @Emcien | @CloudExpo [#Cloud #BigData]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 08:30
With the arrival of the Big Data revolution, a data professional is expected to master a broad spectrum of complex domains including data processing, mathematics, programming languages, machine learning techniques, and business knowledge. While this mastery is undoubtedly important, this narrow focus on tool usage has divorced many from the imagination required to solve real-world problems. As the demand for analysis increases, the data science community must transform from tool experts to "data chefs," capable of crafting creative solutions with tangible benefits.

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

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 06:00
of cloud, colocation, managed services and disaster recovery solutions, 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. TierPoint, LLC, is a leading national provider of information technology and data center services, including cloud, colocation, disaster recovery and managed IT services, with corporate headquarters in St. Louis, MO. TierPoint was formed through the strategic combination of some of the country's most respected and innovative data centers and IT solution providers whose origins date back as early as 1995.

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When OT Meets the Industrial 'Internet of Things' By @EchelonCorp | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 05:00
In the consumer IoT, everything is new, and the IT world of bits and bytes holds sway. But industrial and commercial realms encompass operational technology (OT) that has been around for 25 or 50 years. This grittier, pre-IP, more hands-on world has much to gain from Industrial IoT (IIoT) applications and principles. But adding sensors and wireless connectivity won’t work in environments that demand unwavering reliability and performance. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Ron Sege, CEO of Echelon, will discuss how as enterprise IT embraces other IoT-related technology trends, enterprises with industrial or commercial facets must also find ways for the disparate worlds of OT and IT to work together harmoniously.

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When Will Google Move to Iceland? By @WayneLam888 | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 16:00
As the Internet continues its rapid expansion, is it high time to move the world's data centers to Iceland? A place that can offer 100% renewable energy at a fixed, long-term power cost. At first glance it may seem an unusual proposition and difficult to imagine a Silicon Valley icon like Google moving/consolidating all their data centers to such a remote area. But it's a move that may make the most strategic sense. In many ways, Iceland makes for an ideal location for the data centers of the future. The first compelling argument is Iceland's year-round cooler climate, which easily accommodates and dissipates the extreme heat generated by thousands of running servers. No need to run air-cooling systems at full blast during summer.

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‘Spatial Component of Your Big Data’ By @Esri | @CloudExpo [#BigData]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 15:30
Can the spatial component of your Big Data be harnessed and visualized, adding another dimension of power and analytics to your data? In his session at Big Data Expo®, John Meza, Product Engineer and Performance Engineering Team Lead at Esri, discussed the spatial queries that can be used within the Hadoop ecosystem and their integration with GeoSpatial applications. The GIS Tools for Hadoop project was also discussed and its implementation to discover location-based patterns and relationships in Big Data to enable better decision support. This was followed by a demonstration of GIS Big Data on a live cluster with expressive web mapping visualization.

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New Internet of Things Standard By @KORETelematics | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 15:15
For IoT to grow as quickly as analyst firms’ project, a lot is going to fall on developers to quickly bring applications to market. But the lack of a standard development platform threatens to slow growth and make application development more time consuming and costly, much like we’ve seen in the mobile space. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mike Weiner is Product Manager of the Omega DevCloud with KORE Telematics Inc., will discuss the evolving requirements for developers as IoT matures and conduct a live demonstration of how quickly application development can happen when the need to comply with multiple different standards is removed and developers can create any app for any device using any data format.

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Accelerating #DevOps By @BrianCReagan | @DevOpsSummit [#Docker #Containers #Microservices]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 15:15
Providing the needed data for application development and testing is a huge headache for most organizations. The problems are often the same across companies – speed, quality, cost, and control. Provisioning data can take days or weeks, every time a refresh is required. Using dummy data leads to quality problems. Creating physical copies of large data sets and sending them to distributed teams of developers eats up expensive storage and bandwidth resources. And, all of these copies proliferating the organization can lead to inconsistent masking and exposure of sensitive data.

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Introducing 'Microservices Journal' | @CloudExpo [#Microservices #API]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 14:00
Even though it’s now Microservices Journal, long-time fans of SOA World Magazine can take comfort in the fact that the URL – soa.sys-con.com – remains unchanged. And that’s no mistake, as microservices are really nothing more than a new and improved take on the Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) best practices we struggled to hammer out over the last decade. Skeptics, however, might say that this change is nothing more than an exercise in buzzword-hopping. SOA is passé, and now that people are talking about microservices instead, let’s switch out the terminology.

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Profitable SaaS Business Sales Presentation By @DiDataCloud | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 10:30
The cloud is everywhere and growing, and with it SaaS has become an accepted means for software delivery. SaaS is more than just a technology, it is a thriving business model estimated to be worth around $53 billion dollars by 2015, according to IDC. The question is - how do you build and scale a profitable SaaS business model? In his session at 15th Cloud Expo, Jason Cumberland, Vice President, SaaS Solutions at Dimension Data, discussed the common mistakes businesses make when transitioning to SaaS; how to avoid them; and how to build a profitable and scalable SaaS business.

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