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

Java Developer's Journal - 7 hours 52 min ago
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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Categories: Java, Media

The Slope of Enlightenment By @bcferrycoder | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #Microservices

Java Developer's Journal - 9 hours 7 min ago
It's 2:15pm on a Friday, and I'm sitting in the keynote hall at PyCon 2013 fidgeting through a succession of lightning talks that have very little relevance to my life. Topics like "Python code coverage techniques" (ho-hum) and "Controlling Christmas lights with Python” (yawn - I wonder if there's anything new on Hacker News)...when Solomon Hykes takes the stage, unveils Docker, and the world shifts. If you haven't seen it yet, you should watch the video of Solomon's Pycon The Future of Linux Containers talk that spurred a revolution. It's short, but definitely worth the five minutes. Right at the five minute mark, you can hear the bell ring and then see the host force Solomon to end his talk - just when he had started talking about some really cool stuff. I heard several people, myself included, gasp "No!!!" right when Solomon got the hook. And no wonder, those five minutes were impressive. I swear I saw a bunch of attendees from Google racing out of the room after it was over, in search of pay phones, so they could alert the mothership.

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Categories: Java, Media

The Journey to Enterprise #DevOps | @DevOpsSummit #IoT #Docker #Microservices

Java Developer's Journal - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 01:00
Many people recognize DevOps as an enormous benefit – faster application deployment, automated toolchains, support of more granular updates, better cooperation across groups. However, less appreciated is the journey enterprise IT groups need to make to achieve this outcome. The plain fact is that established IT processes reflect a very different set of goals: stability, infrequent change, hands-on administration, and alignment with ITIL. So how does an enterprise IT organization implement change to achieve DevOps outcomes? Bernard Golden sat down with Andi Mann, VP in the Office of Strategic Solutions at CA Technologies to address this thorny problem in a recent Cloud Luminary Fireside Chat. Andi and Bernard discussed topics such as: How does DevOps get started - top-down or bottom-up? Who should lead a DevOps initiative – Dev or Ops? Common pitfalls encountered in DevOps initiatives, and other considerations.

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Categories: Java, Media

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

Java Developer's Journal - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 21:30
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

Five Steps to DevOps Success By @AAkela | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Java Developer's Journal - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 20:30
In a recent research, analyst firm IDC found that the average cost of a critical application failure is $500,000 to $1 million per hour and the average total cost of unplanned application downtime is $1.25 billion to $2.5 billion per year for Fortune 1000 companies. In addition to the findings on the cost of the downtime, the research also highlighted best practices for development, testing, application support, infrastructure, and operations teams.

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Categories: Java, Media

OpenStack Trove and DBaaS API By @Fred_Dalrymple | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Java Developer's Journal - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 20:15
The OpenStack cloud operating system includes Trove, a database abstraction layer. Rather than applications connecting directly to a specific type of database, they connect to Trove, which in turn connects to one or more specific databases. One target database is Postgres Plus Cloud Database, which includes its own RESTful API. Trove was originally developed around MySQL, whose interfaces are significantly less complicated than those of the Postgres cloud database. In his session at 16th Cloud Expo, Fred Dalrymple, product manager for EnterpriseDB's Postgres Plus Cloud Database, will address the issues encountered in using Trove to abstract a complicated cloud database, including gaining access to database functionality not native in the standard abstraction, providing portability for the database interface into non-OpenStack contexts, and preventing the database from being commoditized by abstraction.

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Categories: Java, Media

EMC to Acquire @Virtustream | @CloudExpo @EMCcorp [#DevOps #Containers #Microservices]

Java Developer's Journal - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 20:00
EMC Corporation on Tuesday announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Virtustream. When the transaction closes, Virtustream will form EMC’s new managed cloud services business. The acquisition represents a transformational element of EMC’s strategy to help customers move all applications to cloud-based IT environments. With the addition of Virtustream, EMC completes the industry’s most comprehensive hybrid cloud portfolio to support all applications, all workloads and all cloud models.

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‘The Next Frontier’ By @VLivschitz of @QuBellInc | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Java Developer's Journal - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 19:00
Software is eating the world. Companies that were not previously in the technology space now find themselves competing with Google and Amazon on speed of innovation. As the innovation cycle accelerates, companies must embrace rapid and constant change to both applications and their infrastructure, and find a way to deliver speed and agility of development without sacrificing reliability or efficiency of operations. In her Day 2 Keynote DevOps Summit, Victoria Livschitz, CEO of Qubell, discussed how IT organizations can automate just-in-time assembly of application environments - each built for a specific purpose with the right infrastructure, components, service, data and tools - and deliver this automation to developers as a self-service. Victoria's keynote will include remarks by Kira Makagon, EVP of Innovation at RingCentral, and Ratnakar Lavu, EVP of Digital Technology at Kohl's.

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Categories: Java, Media

Delivering Agility in a Secure Cloud By @WhoaCloud | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Java Developer's Journal - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 13:30
While there are hundreds of public and private cloud hosting providers to choose from, not all clouds are created equal. If you’re seeking to host enterprise-level mission-critical applications, where Cloud Security is a primary concern, WHOA.com is setting new standards for cloud hosting, and has established itself as a major contender in the marketplace. We are constantly seeking ways to innovate and leverage state-of-the-art technologies. In his session at 16th Cloud Expo, Mike Rivera, Senior Solutions Consultant at WHOA.com, will show how a flexible cloud environment enables you to have full visibility into your core infrastructure, enabling you to be proactive and address potential problems before they arise, while providing you with the data for proper capacity planning to support business demand.

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Handy Tools for HTML5 Client Development

NetBeans Highlights - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:15
Coming from a background of Server side and Desktop Java development work, I really appreciate how NetBeans IDE helps ease the learning curve for HTML5/JavaScript web client application development.
Categories: Java, Open Source

Favorite Features: Maven, Java EE, HTML5, JavaScript, Java 8

NetBeans Highlights - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:15
Nebrass Lamouchi, in Paris, France, discusses his favorite NetBeans features, Maven, Java EE, HTML5, JavaScript, Java 8, and the Java debugger.
Categories: Java, Open Source

NetBeans Day UK: Friday 29th May, 2015

NetBeans Highlights - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:15
Sign up today! The NetBeans Community invites you to a day of free sessions and workshops hosted at the historic University of Greenwich campus (London) on Friday, 29 May 2015.
Categories: Java, Open Source

Build with NetBeans IDE, Deploy to Oracle Java Cloud Service

NetBeans Highlights - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:15
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 - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:15
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 - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:15
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

What’s the Latest with Hadoop? By @Monitis | @CloudExpo [#BigData #IoT #DevOps #Docker]

Java Developer's Journal - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 21:00
The Big Data explosion in recent years has created a vast number of new technologies in the area of data processing, storage, and management. One of the biggest names to appear on the scene is Hadoop. In case you need a quick review, Hadoop is a Big Data storage system that takes in large amounts of data from servers and breaks it into smaller, manageable chunks. The technology is complex but at a high level the Hadoop ecosystem essentially takes a “divide and conquer” approach to processing Big Data instead of processing data in tables, as in a relational database like Oracle or MySQL.

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Categories: Java, Media

Collaborative Peer Code Review with GitColony

DevX: Latest Java Articles - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 18:45
Learn how GitColony provides an easy-to-use collaborative environment for your code reviews and QA processes.
Categories: Java