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Internet of Things and Cyber-Sabotage By @JamesCarlini | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Java Developer's Journal - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 23:45
When the Tsunami of system failures paralyzes your organization from a coordinated cyber-attack, it’s too late for the CEO to think your organization can “get through this event.” It’s too late. Too many top executives and futurists are giddy about what the future holds with the “Internet of Things” and the growth of technology-based applications cutting across many, if not all, industries. Few are talking about reinforcing corporate systems as well as hardening facilities and mission critical applications to withstand cyber-sabotage and EMP attacks because few, if any, are even qualified to assess that area of their enterprise.

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Categories: Java, Media

Connecting Cloud and the Data Center By @MarkleyBoston | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Java Developer's Journal - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 13:00
Companies in all industries have been moving some aspects of their operations away from traditional IT and data center functions to the cloud – but usually not everything. Doing so can be somewhat scary, for a myriad of reasons, especially if a company’s cloud strategy isn’t locked up, secure and ironed out ahead of time. More often than not, companies are finding their way to the hybrid cloud – commonly defined as the combination of an on-premise cloud or IT operation and a public cloud service.

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Categories: Java, Media

Software-Defined Business with @AppDynamics | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Java Developer's Journal - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 02:00
"Application monitoring and intelligence can smooth the path in a DevOps environment. In a DevOps environment you see constant change. If you are trying to monitor things in a constantly changing environment, you're going to spend a lot of your job fixing your monitoring," explained Todd Rader, Solutions Architect at AppDynamics, 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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Categories: Java, Media

Internet of Things - @ThingsExpo Named World's Most Influential Media Brand [#IoT]

Java Developer's Journal - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 00:45
@ThingsExpo has been named the Top 5 Most Influential M2M Brand by Onalytica in the ‘Machine to Machine: Top 100 Influencers and Brands.' Onalytica analyzed the online debate on M2M by looking at over 85,000 tweets to provide the most influential individuals and brands that drive the discussion. According to Onalytica the "analysis showed a very engaged community with a lot of interactive tweets. The M2M discussion seems to be more fragmented and driven by some of the major brands present in the M2M space. This really allows some room for influential individuals to create more high value interactions amongst community members."

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Categories: Java, Media

Is a ‘Federated’ European Cloud More Democratic? By @ABridgwater | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Java Developer's Journal - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 23:15
Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, has published the results of a survey conducted at the beginning of 2014, on ICT usage in enterprises with a special focus on the use of cloud computing services in the EU Member States. Eurostat’s “finding” centered on the “fact” that cloud computing services have been used (in 2014) by only one out of every five (19%) enterprises in the EU28.

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Categories: Java, Media

‘Tiered Archive Appliance’ By @QuantumCorp | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Java Developer's Journal - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 16:15
More and more file-based and machine generated data is being created every day causing exponential data and content growth, and creating a management nightmare for IT managers. What data centers really need to cope with this growth is a purpose-built tiered archive appliance that enables users to establish a single storage target for all of their applications - an appliance that will intelligently place and move data to and between storage tiers based on user-defined policies. In her session at 15th Cloud Expo, Janae Lee, Senior Vice President of Strategy at Quantum, will discussed how VM applications can simply send user file data via NAS or HTTP to an intelligent storage target and user content will automatically route content to the appropriate archive tier(s) to deliver the desired mix of resiliency and access - whether it is private or hybrid cloud storage for broad access, or tape for less active long term protection. She also discussed how this simplified blending of storage to enable protection and timely access to valuable data and content is the future of archive

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Categories: Java, Media

New 'Internet of Things' Ad Campaign by @Splunk | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Java Developer's Journal - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 13:45
SYS-CON Media announced that Splunk, a provider of the leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, has launched an ad campaign on Big Data Journal. Splunk software and cloud services enable organizations to search, monitor, analyze and visualize machine-generated big data coming from websites, applications, servers, networks, sensors and mobile devices. The ads focus on delivering ROI - how improved uptime delivered $6M in annual ROI, improving customer operations by mining large volumes of unstructured data, and how data tracking delivers uptime when it matters most.

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Internet of Things and #WebRTC By @ComHearEarPuff | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Java Developer's Journal - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 19:45
While great strides have been made relative to the video aspects of remote collaboration, audio technology has basically stagnated. Typically all audio is mixed to a single monaural stream and emanates from a single point, such as a speakerphone or a speaker associated with a video monitor. This leads to confusion and lack of understanding among participants especially regarding who is actually speaking. Spatial teleconferencing introduces the concept of acoustic spatial separation between conference participants in three dimensional space. This has been shown to significantly improve comprehension and conference efficiency. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Alan Kraemer, CTO of ComHear, introduced the concept of a small speaker unit placed in front of the conference participant that can create a full three dimensional sound field with user interaction supporting free placement of individual conference participants anywhere within that field. This is integrated with WebRTC to create a seamless interactive video or teleconference experience that, from an acoustic standpoint, closely resembles the experience of a live meeting in a conference room. In addition, he also demonstrated individual dynamically assigned rooms that support sidebars and subconferences.

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Categories: Java, Media

The Impact of Big Data on Higher Education By @GilAllouche | @CloudExpo [#BigData]

Java Developer's Journal - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 18:45
There are numerous applications for big data in the education sector from admissions to monitoring cheating.

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Team Cohesion Is the Beginning of #DevOps Collaboration By @Rex_Morrow

Java Developer's Journal - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 18:45
Most of the articles I read on DevOps culture aim to address change at the organizational level, which of course is the ultimate goal. But Bertrand’s take on culture has a more homegrown feel to it, more of a bottom’s up approach towards transforming culture, that, as I think about it, should also be included in the general discussion. Essentially, Bertrand's implied logic is that by first creating a culture of trust and collaboration at the team level the team can then champion cultural transformation on a broader scale. This triggered my memory about some studies I've seen on the adoption of DevOps, where some of the questions asked how the movement started within the organization. If I remember correctly, there was a good split between implementations initiated by management (top down) and those that started as a homegrown movement from one team or other internal champion (bottom up). The difference came in the speed of transformation, wherein the additional resources and organizational commitment demonstrated through a management-led implementation effected change and led to results sooner. But both approaches netted similar results in terms of benefits to the organization and the business.

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Categories: Java, Media

Microservices and PaaS By @bcferrycoder | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Java Developer's Journal - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 18:30
In the first four parts of this series I presented an introduction to microservices along with a handful of emerging microservices patterns, and a discussion of some of the downsides and challenges to using microservices. The most recent installment of this series looked at ten ways that PaaS facilitates microservices development and adoption. In this post I’ll cover some words of wisdom, advice intended for individuals, teams, and organizations considering a move to microservices. I've gleaned this advice from the various articles and meetups mentioned above, from dozens of discussions with architects and developers at a handful of organizations who are moving forward with microservices, as well as from my experience building a couple microservices-based systems before microservices was a thing.

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Categories: Java, Media

Web Components in 2015 By @warpech | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Java Developer's Journal - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 15:45
Web Components are a collection of emerging web browser standards that are on a path to significantly change the way we develop UIs of web applications – a paradigm shift in web development. With polyfills already available in all modern web browsers, and full native support in Google Chrome, now is the perfect time to learn how you can benefit from using Web Components in your next project. In this article, you will learn about Web Components basics, available frameworks, Custom Elements, as well as challenges and applications associated with this new technology. After reading this article, developers will have enough background information to begin dabbling in Web Components.

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Future of the 'Internet of Things' with @AriaSystemsInc | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Java Developer's Journal - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 21:00
"There is a natural synchronization between the business models, the IoT is there to support ,” explained Brendan O'Brien, Co-founder and Chief Architect of Aria Systems, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at the 15th International Cloud Expo®, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.

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Cloud Computing Drives Quality By @Dana_Gardner | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Java Developer's Journal - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 17:00
This BriefingsDirect innovator case study interview explores how a Texas healthcare provider has adopted cloud computing, and in doing so has both saved money and improved the quality of its many services. Creative Solutions in HealthCare is the largest independent owner and operator of skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), which are nursing homes, in the State of Texas. We also operate assisted-living facilities and we provide long-term care solutions, primarily in Texas.

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NetBeans and Performance Benchmarking

NetBeans Highlights - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 13:34
Learn how to build and run a standalone project in NetBeans using a very powerful code tool library called JMH that allows you to perform benchmarking analysis at nano/micro/milli/macro scale.
Categories: Java, Open Source

AngularJS And More: My Five Favorite NetBeans IDE Features!

NetBeans Highlights - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 13:34
AngularJS, Maven, Java 8, Java EE, the "out of the box" support, and more! Siva Prasad shares his 5 favorite NetBeans features.
Categories: Java, Open Source

Maven And More: My Five Favorite NetBeans IDE Features!

NetBeans Highlights - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 13:34
Max Calderoni from VMware shares the top features that have convinced him to use and promote NetBeans IDE to his colleagues!
Categories: Java, Open Source

Build with NetBeans IDE, Deploy to Oracle Java Cloud Service

NetBeans Highlights - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 13:34
Save time and effort deploying applications. Learn to set up Oracle Java Cloud Service, then install and use the Oracle Cloud plugin in the NetBeans IDE.
Categories: Java, Open Source

Build a Rich Client Platform To-Do Application in NetBeans IDE

NetBeans Highlights - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 13:34
Practice using NetBeans IDE features that improve code quality and increase developer productivity.
Categories: Java, Open Source

Video: Installing and Using Java ME SDK 8.0 Plugins in NetBeans IDE

NetBeans Highlights - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 13:34
This screencast demonstrates installation and usage of Oracle Java ME SDK 8.0 Plugins in NetBeans IDE on the Windows operating system.
Categories: Java, Open Source