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DevOps Speaking Opportunities | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #Microservices

Java Developer's Journal - 1 hour 3 min ago
DevOps at Cloud Expo – being held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA – announces that its Call for Papers is open. Born out of proven success in agile development, cloud computing, and process automation, DevOps is a macro trend you cannot afford to miss. From showcase success stories from early adopters and web-scale businesses, DevOps is expanding to organizations of all sizes, including the world's largest enterprises – and delivering real results. Among the proven benefits, DevOps is correlated with 20% faster time-to-market, 22% improvement in quality, and 18% reduction in dev and ops costs, according to research firm Vanson-Bourne. It is changing the way IT works, how businesses interact with customers, and how organizations are buying, building, and delivering software.

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Does a CDN Protect Against DDoS Attacks? | @CloudExpo #Cloud #Security

Java Developer's Journal - 2 hours 33 min ago
Does a Content Delivery Network (CDN) protect against Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks? It’s a good question. A CDN by its very nature will absorb DDoS attacks for the content that it serves and this could be considered protection but, as is often the case, this is only the beginning of the story. If we consider what is actually going on here, the CDN isn’t actually ‘blocking’ the DDoS attack – it is simply reducing its impact by throwing more resources at the problem. This means that the size of the DDoS attack a CDN can deal with is inherently dependent on the size of the CDNs infrastructure, which for some of the market-leading players means that pretty much any current attack targeting CDN served content can be ‘absorbed.’

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Vidyo Joins Open Media Alliance | @CloudExpo @Vidyo #RTC #UCaaS #WebRTC

Java Developer's Journal - 3 hours 18 min ago
Vidyo, Inc., has joined the Alliance for Open Media. The Alliance for Open Media is a non-profit organization working to define and develop media technologies that address the need for an open standard for video compression and delivery over the web. As a member of the Alliance, Vidyo will collaborate with industry leaders in pursuit of an open and royalty-free AOMedia Video codec, AV1. Vidyo’s contributions to the organization will bring to bear its long history of expertise in codec technology and the process of developing standard codecs, with emphasis on interactive real-time communications. The Alliance has made its AV1 codec source code publicly available as an open source project, and the group welcomes contributions from the broader developer community.

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[session] @Splunk's DigitalTransformation | @CloudExpo #IoT #M2M #BigData

Java Developer's Journal - 8 hours 33 min ago
There is growing need for data-driven applications and the need for digital platforms to build these apps. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Muddu Sudhakar, VP and GM of Security & IoT at Splunk, will cover different PaaS solutions and Big Data platforms that are available to build applications. In addition, AI and machine learning are creating new requirements that developers need in the building of next-gen apps. The next-generation digital platforms have some of the past platform needs and many new requirements. He will provide reference architectures for next-gen platforms and sample apps that can be built on this platform.

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Alignment vs Autonomy | @DevOpsSummit #Agile #Scrum #DevOps #Monitoring

Java Developer's Journal - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 06:30
When scaling agile / Scrum, we invariable run into the alignment vs autonomy problem. In short: you cannot have autonomous self directing teams if they have no clue in what direction they should go, or even shorter: Alignment breeds autonomy. But how do we create alignment? and what tools can we use to quickly evaluate if what we want to do is part of the mission or better left out? Niel Nickolaisen created the Purpose Alignment model and I use it with innovation labs in large enterprises to decide what should be part of our innovation and what should be left to others.

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[workshop] #GKE & #Kubernetes | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #Docker #JSON

Java Developer's Journal - Sun, 09/25/2016 - 19:00
SYS-CON Events announced today the Kubernetes and Google Container Engine Workshop, being held November 3, 2016, in conjunction with @DevOpsSummit at 19th Cloud Expo at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. This workshop led by Sebastian Scheele introduces participants to Kubernetes and Google Container Engine (GKE). Through a combination of instructor-led presentations, demonstrations, and hands-on labs, students learn the key concepts and practices for deploying and maintaining applications using Kubernetes.

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Japan's IoT Consortium to Exhibit at @ThingsExpo | #IoT #M2M #BigData

Java Developer's Journal - Sun, 09/25/2016 - 15:15
The Transparent Cloud-computing Consortium (abbreviation: T-Cloud Consortium) will conduct research activities into changes in the computing model as a result of collaboration between "device" and "cloud" and the creation of new value and markets through organic data processing High speed and high quality networks, and dramatic improvements in computer processing capabilities, have greatly changed the nature of applications and made the storing and processing of data on the network commonplace.

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Evolving #DevOps Tools By @eCubeSystems | @DevOpsSummit #Monitoring

Java Developer's Journal - Sun, 09/25/2016 - 15:00
In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 19th Cloud Expo, Robert Doyle, lead architect at eCube Systems, will examine the issues and need for an agile infrastructure and show the advantages of capturing developer knowledge in an exportable file for migration into production. He will introduce the use of NXTmonitor, a next-generation DevOps tool that captures application environments, dependencies and start/stop procedures in a portable configuration file with an easy-to-use GUI. In addition to capturing configuration information between Development, Test and Production, the case study shows how NXTmonitor can create dependencies, automate health scripts and scalable performance groups to handle peak production loads.

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Pokémon Go and #BigData | @BigDataExpo #IoT #M2M #BigData #Analytics

Java Developer's Journal - Sun, 09/25/2016 - 14:30
Yep, I play Pokémon Go. I take joy walking around the neighborhood and in strange towns catching a Pinsir, Ponyta, or Growlithe or two (though I have to put up with those pesky Ekans, Paras and Spearows). You see, I play Pokémon Go for …er, um,… research purposes. I can’t help but to imagine how organizations can leverage “augmented reality[1],” the secret sauce behind Pokémon Go, to deliver analytic insights and recommendations to key business constituents in a way that is more direct and actionable (not to mention measurable).

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Tips to Scaling the Enterprise for DevOps | @DevOpsSummit #APM #DevOps #ContinuousDelivery

Java Developer's Journal - Sun, 09/25/2016 - 14:15
The first step to scaling your enterprise should be doing whatever you can to ensure you have a high performing DevOps environment. Evaluate the strengths of your enterprise and what you hope to accomplish, then decide whether you’d like to start with Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, or, the final phase, Continuous Delivery. You can start slowly, but you have to start somewhere.

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Cloud Computing vs Hyperconvergence | @CloudExpo #SDS #Cloud #Storage

Java Developer's Journal - Sun, 09/25/2016 - 13:30
The next generation of platforms is here with options in both cloud and on premises hyperconverged infrastructure. How do real people in today's business world make the correct choices on where to move? As IT departments look to move beyond traditional virtualization into cloud and hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) platforms, they have a lot to consider. There are many types of organizations with different IT needs and it is important to determine whether those needs align more cloud or HCI. Before I dig into the differences, let me go over the similarities.

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

Java Developer's Journal - Sun, 09/25/2016 - 12:00
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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[session] #IoT Deployments Can Go Bad | @ThingsExpo #IIoT #M2M #BigData

Java Developer's Journal - Sun, 09/25/2016 - 09:15
Technology vendors and analysts are eager to paint a rosy picture of how wonderful IoT is and why your deployment will be great with the use of their products and services. While it is easy to showcase successful IoT solutions, identifying IoT systems that missed the mark or failed can often provide more in the way of key lessons learned. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Peter Vanderminden, Principal Industry Analyst for IoT & Digital Supply Chain to Flatiron Strategies, will focus on how IoT deployments can go bad, and in some cases downright ugly, when firms focus on the wrong things and fail to be transparent with their customers concerning data ownership and usage surveillance.

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BMC to Present #AWS | @CloudExpo @BMCSoftware #TrueSight #Monitoring

Java Developer's Journal - Sun, 09/25/2016 - 07:45
Without a clear strategy for cost control and an architecture designed with cloud services in mind, costs and operational performance can quickly get out of control. To avoid multiple architectural redesigns requires extensive thought and planning. Boundary (now part of BMC) launched a new public-facing multi-tenant high resolution monitoring service on Amazon AWS two years ago, facing challenges and learning best practices in the early days of the new service. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Michael Moran, a Senior Architect, TrueSight R&D, at BMC Software, will share those lessons learned and how to balance cost control with the many choices of service, storage, and compute paradigms.

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[session] True Sensor #IoT Connection | @ThingsExpo @Neo4j #M2M #Sensors

Java Developer's Journal - Sun, 09/25/2016 - 02:15
I'm a lonely sensor. I spend all day telling the world how I'm feeling, but none of the other sensors seem to care. I want to be connected. I want to build relationships with other sensors to be more useful for my human. I want my human to understand that when my friends next door are too hot for a while, I'll soon be flaming. And when all my friends go outside without me, I may be left behind. Don't just log my data; use the relationship graph. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Ryan Boyd, Engineer and Head of Developer Relations at Neo4j, will help attendees understand the dependencies and figure out the root cause of the failures.

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Tune into the Cloud: At the Hop | @CloudExpo #API #Cloud #Serverless

Java Developer's Journal - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 22:15
About a year ago we tuned into “the need for speed” and how a concept like "serverless computing” was increasingly catering to this. We are now a year further and the term “serverless” is taking on unexpected proportions. With some even seeing it as the successor to cloud in general or at least as a successor to the clouds’ poorer cousin in terms of revenue, hype and adoption: PaaS. The question we need to ask is whether this constitutes an example of Hype Hopping: to effortlessly pivot to the next new thing once the previous one turns out to be just a bit less attractive and certainly a lot more complex then we all thought at first. The Gartner Hype Cycle has been calling this for years the trough of disillusionment, a valley that only the strongest of innovations manage to pass in order to reach the slope of enlightenment or even the plateau of productivity that lies beyond.

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Strategic DevOps | @DevOpsSummit #BigData #IoT #DevOps #Monitoring

Java Developer's Journal - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 22:00
Independent Health has further extended advanced testing benefits to ongoing apps production and ongoing performance monitoring by reusing proven performance scripts and replaying synthetic transactions that mimic user experience.

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Don’t Take the Impostor’s Bait | @CloudExpo #Cloud #Cybersecurity

Java Developer's Journal - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 13:00
Phishing has been around since the dawn of the internet. The term was first used in an AOL Usenet group back in 1996 but it wasn’t until 2003 when many baited hooks and lures started dropping. Popular transaction destinations like PayPal and eBay were some of the early victims of these spoofed sites asking customers to update their personal and credit card information. By 2004, it was a full-fledged ‘get rich quick scheme’ with many financial institutions – and their customers – as targets.

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[session] Cloud Security & #MachineLearning | @CloudExpo @Symantec #ML #InfoSec

Java Developer's Journal - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 09:30
Most of us already know that adopting new cloud applications can boost a business’s productivity by enabling organizations to be more agile and ready to change course in our fast-moving and connected digital world. But the rapid adoption of cloud apps and services also brings with it profound security threats, including visibility and control challenges that aren’t present in traditional on-premises environments. At the same time, the cloud – because of its interconnected, flexible and adaptable nature – can also provide new possibilities for addressing cloud security problems. By leveraging the power of the cloud with a data science and machine learning cloud-based solution, security and risk professionals can solve many of the traditional security challenges found in popular apps like Office 365, Google Drive, Salesforce and Box.

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[whitepaper] Driving #DigitalTransformation | @CloudExpo @IBMSystems #IoT

Java Developer's Journal - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 01:30
Information technology is an industry that has always experienced change, and the dramatic change sweeping across the industry today could not be truthfully described as the first time we've seen such widespread change impacting customer investments. However, the rate of the change, and the potential outcomes from today's digital transformation has the distinct potential to separate the industry into two camps: Organizations that see the change coming, embrace it, and successful leverage it; and on the other side, organizations that will find themselves as roadkill on the technology highway.

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