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Functional Safety Forum 2015

Intland Blog - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 11:00
IEC 61508 is the mother of all standards for functional safety. Many standards including ISO 13849, ISO 26262 or IEC 61511 are derived from IEC 61508. These standards are relatively complex but they need to be used in practice, no matter how complex
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Silicon, Software and Open Source

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 16:30

Software suppliers and device manufacturer are coming under ever increasing pressure to create faster, more feature-rich and more secure products. To compete in today’s dynamic marketplace, technology suppliers today look to open source software (OSS).   But while key to rapid development and deployment, increasing use of open source brings its own set of technical and logistical challenges:

  • How can developers sift through the millions of available OSS components to find the right ones for their applications and devices?
  • What are the best practices for developers in integrating, deploying and maintaining open source alongside their own software and other third-party components?
  • How can development organizations protect themselves and their customers from security vulnerabilities that emerge on a regular basis in widely-deploy OSS components?
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Mellanox Technologies: Driving Quality, Security and Compliance

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 14:30

As open source software (OSS) continues to work its way rapidly through the IT world, organizations’ use of OSS has ongoing potential to introduce compliance challenges and security vulnerabilities into critical applications. Organizations integrating OSS look to many sources for code. Some sources of OSS are more reliable than others, and determining code origin can be difficult. As Gartner analyst Mark Driver notes, “IT organizations cannot ignore the influence and presence of OSS in their technology road maps (planned or unplanned). Those that do so place themselves at risk for technical and legal nightmare scenarios, and/or miss out on significant competitive benefits.”

Join Alon Hilu, IP Counsel for Mellanox Technologies and Bill Weinberg, Director of OSS Strategy at Black Duck as they discuss the Mellanox approach to Open Source Logistics

  • Best practices for selecting and ingesting OSS for integration into products and distribution to customers and partners
  • How to build a scalable OSS approval workflow system that streamlines and automates the selection and approval processes
  • Addressing security vulnerabilities detected in OSS and working to deliver and maintain secure products
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.NET Innovators

As a community, we are constantly looking for ways to redefine ourselves and improve our products as a whole. Today’s two .NET innovators are helping find those improvements everyday – from building code to teaching and mentoring the future .NET innovators. Let’s celebrate these two .NET rockstars!

Rodrigo Pinto

ncover_mvp_rodrigo_pinto_twitterRodrigo Pinto loves the idea of developing new solutions for and by the .NET community – how can we not celebrate that mindset? With 15 years of experience in software engineering and architecture, Rodrigo is the SharePoint Architect at Everis. He also specializes in PowerShell, Visual Studio ALM, and .NET.

Rodrigo was first recognized as SharePoint MVP in 2011 and has traveled the world training and sharing his expertise at various conferences and speaking engagements. He is always taking on new challenges. Follow along on his .NET adventures on twitter @ScoutmanPT.

Damir Arh

ncover_mvp_damir_arh_twitterDamir has many years of experience with the development and maintenance of complex software solutions for document management. Currently he works as a software architect and is exploring how the latest technologies can be used to improve the development process to better meet user requirements in insurance and banking software.

Damir has been recognized as a .NET MVP since 2012 and also specializes in ASP.NET/IIS, Windows Platform Development, and Visual Studio ALM. He likes to connect with others in the software solutions community through his blog and talks at local conferences and user groups. Follow Damir on twitter @damirarh.

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Medical Device Design Control (Part 3 of 3)

Polarion Software - 11 hours 7 min ago
Final installment of a series for medical device developers by Polarion domain expert Larry Sampson. Free PDF version of the series available.
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Red Hat Developer Toolset 3.1 Available

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 16:35
Red Hat has announced the general availability of Red Hat Developer Toolset 3.1, Red Hat’s selection of some of the latest, stable open source C and C++ compilers and complementary development tools. Available through the Red Hat Enterprise ...
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Kony and SOASTA Boost Enterprise Mobile App Performance with New Integrated Mobile DevOps Solutions

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 16:31
Kony, Inc., the leading enterprise mobility company and SOASTA, the leader in performance analytics, announced a partnership that combines both companies’ capabilities to optimize the performance of enterprise mobile apps across the mobile ...
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ProfitBricks Unveils Ruby SDK for Its REST API

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 16:20
ProfitBricks, a provider of Cloud infrastructure IaaS, has released its SDK for Ruby, written against the company's new RESTful API. The new SDK joins ProfitBricks' previously announced support for the popular multi-cloud open-source Fog ...
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Monitis Launches Scenario Load Test

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 16:17
Monitis, an application performance monitoring specialist, has announced the availability of Scenario Load Test. This new service lets users combine Monitis' Web Load Tester and Transaction Monitoring so that load testing a single page with a ...
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Elvior is now partner of Smart Lab

Elvior - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 12:27

Smartlab ( is mobile application testing center located in TUT Mektory. It was founded by leading Estonian ICT companies jointly with
Tallinn University of Technology and Estonian IT College.
Intention of Smartlab is to increase the capability and business potential of mobile applications created by Estonian IT companies.
The environment is expected to bring together best application developers, testers, researchers and university students
to raise the quality and number of applications made in Estonia. Main clients of Smartlab are members of the consortium and university students.

Elvior will offer its know-how in test automation and test automation tools from TestCast family (TTCN-3 and MBT tools) to SmartLab users.

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Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 09:53 is an open source tool (Apache License Version 2.0) that helps you analyze your website speed and performance based on performance best practices and timing metrics. It collects data from multiple pages on your website, analyze them ...
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RationalPlan 4.11 – Improved Online Project Planning and Support for High Resolution Monitors

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 09:32
Stand By Soft is pleased to announce the release of RationalPlan 4.11. Current version comes with support for high resolutions screens, an improved web-based project management module for the Server product, better support for opening Microsoft& ...
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Oracle Utilities Network Management System Effectively Manages and Utilizes Data to Help Reduce Cost and Improve Grid Reliability

Oracle Database News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 13:01
Oracle Utilities Network Management System Effectively Manages and Utilizes Data to Help Reduce Cost and Improve Grid Reliability

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif.—April 22, 2015—Electric utilities traditionally rely on delivering power generated from central plants connected to transmission grids that lead through the distribution network and ultimately to the customer. However, electric distribution is changing rapidly as consumers continue to adopt beyond-the-meter technology that can shape grid reliability and performance—pointing toward increased risks for utilities resistant to change. To help utilities embrace this growth opportunity, Oracle recently made significant updates to Oracle Utilities Network Management System to help enterprises more easily and effectively integrate distributed energy resources—including rooftop solar, wind turbines, and batteries—based on location and condition of use.

“Oracle Utilities Network Management System is an advanced distribution management system [ADMS] that empowers utilities to flexibly manage distribution grid data to improve reliability and reduce cost,” said Rodger Smith, senior vice president and general manager, Oracle Utilities. “It supports vital distribution automation to the substation and distributed generation management thanks to a scalable, real-time data model and optimization engine. These capabilities are built on one of the world’s best outage management systems, as demonstrated during Superstorm Sandy, making Oracle Utilities Network Management System the best solution for utilities that need a storm-proven, scalable ADMS platform that also manages distributed energy resources.”

Existing grid technology, typically referred to as operation technology (OT), cannot manage the variable output associated with distributed energy resources or the overloads and voltage violations from back feeds and intermittency. Legacy OT, which uses a supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system as its real-time data engine, cannot scale to support devices being added to the distribution grid, such as consumer energy methods (rooftop solar, electricity storage, and electric vehicles) and rapidly growing data volume. Utilities lack the ability to model and plan for distributed energy resources and their potential for grid disruption.

With Oracle Utilities Network Management System, utilities can easily integrate distributed energy resources to better manage load and improve grid reliability while reducing costs and the need to bring additional generation resources online. This updated Oracle Utilities solution supports increased customer choice to participate in demand response, load shifting, and the sales of excess and stored distributed energy resources into other markets.

In Gartner’s 2015 Magic Quadrant for Advanced Distribution Management Systems1, which evaluates technology vendor capabilities as they relate to modernizing distribution grid operations and satisfying customer expectations, Gartner named Oracle a leader in advanced distribution management based on the company’s ability to execute and completeness of vision.

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1Gartner, “Magic Quadrant for Advanced Distribution Management Systems,” Randy Rhodes, Zarko Sumic, March 17, 2015.

Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product, or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

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Kanboard - Open Source Kanban Board

Software Development Tools Directory - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 08:52
anban came out of lean manufacturing techniques made by Toyota that used it to manage their workloads. The same principle can be applied to software development by matching the amount of work in progress to the team's capacity. This method g ...
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BDDfire: Instant Ruby Cucumber Framework

Software Development Tools Directory - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 08:51
BDDfire is a Ruby library that creates skeleton for the ruby Cucumber Behaviour Driven Development (BDD) framework. Cucumber is very popular BDD framework. Cucumber can be more awesome if we use it with the right tools. BDDfire supports Selenium ...
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Software Development Tools Directory - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 08:49
This is the MongoDB driver for Erlang. MongoDB is a document-oriented database management system. A driver is a client library that provides an API for connecting to MongoDB servers, performing queries and updates on those servers, and performing ...
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Tricentis and Automic Announce Global Partnership to Optimize Customer DevOps Environments

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 18:24
Tricentis and Automic announced a strategic partnership to enhance Automic’s release automation product with Tricentis’ testing capabilities. The combined integrated solution will enable enterprise customers to automate the whole rel ...
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Docker Secures $95M in New Funding

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 18:18
Docker has announced that it has raised $95 million of Series D funding. This latest infusion builds on the successful Series C round raised in September, and enables Docker to address the needs of the millions of ecosystem users and thousands of ...
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Mendix and Pivotal Partner on Cloud Foundry

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 18:13
Mendix and Pivotal have announced a partnership that brings Mendix’s no-code, rapid application development capabilities to Pivotal Cloud Foundry®, the leading enterprise Platform as a Service (PaaS), based on Cloud Foundry®. The pa ...
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QASymphony Releases Product Update

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 18:11
QASymphony, the leader in software testing for agile enterprise, announced updates to its product suite today that accelerates its leadership position in the agile testing and data visualization market. The release includes updates to the company ...
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