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DevOps for Legacy Apps From @BluePhoenixMod | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Java Developer's Journal - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 04:45
Modern Systems announced completion of a successful project with its new Rapid Program Modernization (eavRPMa"c) software. The eavRPMa"c technology architecturally transforms legacy applications, enabling faster feature development and reducing time-to-market for critical software updates. Working with Modern Systems, the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) leveraged eavRPMa"c to transform its Student Information System from Software AG's Natural syntax to a modern application leveraging C# and SQL Server. The newly modernized system enabled UCSB to leverage agile development methods and more extensive application integration.

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Cloudera to Present at @ThingsExpo New York | @Cloudera @EliCollins [#IoT]

Java Developer's Journal - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 23:45
In 2015, 4.9 billion connected "things" will be in use. By 2020, Gartner forecasts this amount to be 25 billion, a 410 percent increase in just five years. How will businesses handle this rapid growth of data? Hadoop will continue to improve its technology to meet business demands, by enabling businesses to access/analyze data in real time, when and where they need it. Cloudera's Chief Technologist, Eli Collins, will discuss how Big Data is keeping up with today's data demands and how in the future, data and analytics will be pervasive, embedded into every workflow, application and infrastructure. Speaker Bio: Eli is Cloudera's Chief Technologist, currently focused on new technology introduction and strategy. He previously lead the team responsible for Cloudera's Hadoop distribution (CDH), and is an Apache Hadoop committer and PMC member.

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The Data Lake Has Landed By @JeffreyAbbott | @ThingsExpo [#BigData #IoT]

Java Developer's Journal - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 18:00
The biggest, and possibly the most hated buzzwords to happen to IT in the last 10 years have been… Cloud, Internet of Things, and drumroll… Big Data (featuring its ugly stepchild the Data Lake). And over the past 10+ years, I’ve had the job of explaining these “things” to people (many of whom are not technical). Nobody likes new buzzwords – at least not the kind of people I like. But if they become understood, and validated, people start to understand why they’re legitimately needed. And this is the year, 2015, when Data Lake earns its keep.

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Cloud Expo Silicon Valley 'Call for Papers' Open | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Java Developer's Journal - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 17:00
The 17th International Cloud Expo has announced that its Call for Papers is open. 17th International Cloud Expo, to be held November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, brings together Cloud Computing, APM, APIs, Microservices, Security, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps and WebRTC to one location. With cloud computing driving a higher percentage of enterprise IT budgets every year, it becomes increasingly important to plant your flag in this fast-expanding business opportunity. Submit your speaking proposal today!

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From Connected Things to Connected Marketplaces By @MetraTech | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Java Developer's Journal - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 16:45
At first glance, the idea of more connected things suggests simply that there will be more devices around and, as such, more products for manufacturers to make and sell. Of course that’s true, but increasingly the industry is realizing that there is actually more value in the services related to connected things than the things themselves. As more things get connected, analyst projections forecast a global market of 50 billion connected devices by 2020, the range of service opportunities is expanding at an exponential rate. And as those services are presented online, they become available for use, re-use and re-purposing. It’s easy to imagine the rich service possibilities when sensors have the ability to report on their status and environment and tell us what they are doing and plan to do. And when things become interconnected as part of a broader ecosystem, this broadens the service possibilities even further. Connected things, systems and people can provide information to other things, systems and people and initiate actions for each other. In this month’s #IoTuesday twitter chat we will take a look at the impact on industry and society as the Internet of Things (IoT) transitions to a highly connected service marketplace.

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How to Architect for the Internet of Things with @JHaughwout | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Java Developer's Journal - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 15:00
Our guest on the podcast this week is Jim Haughwout, Chief Technology Architect at Savi Technologies. We discuss Internet of Things sensors and the growing demand for data driven architectures to support the sheer volume of data being collected. It’s clear that many businesses adopting the Internet of Things are unprepared for the volume of data that needs to be processed. Listen in to learn how to put your Internet of Things strategy into place as the technology continues to evolve.

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IoT Bootcamp Coming to New York By @IoT2040 | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Java Developer's Journal - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 08:00
The IoT Bootcamp is coming to Cloud Expo | @ThingsExpo on June 9-10 at the Javits Center in New York. Instructor. Registration is now available at http://iotbootcamp.sys-con.com/ Instructor Janakiram MSV previously taught the famously successful Multi-Cloud Bootcamp at Cloud Expo | @ThingsExpo in November in Santa Clara. Now he is expanding the focus to Janakiram is the founder and CTO of Get Cloud Ready Consulting, a niche Cloud Migration and Cloud Operations firm that recently got acquired by Aditi Technologies. He is a Microsoft Regional Director for Hyderabad, India, and one of the first few Microsoft Certified Azure Professionals in India. Janakiram is also one of the first few professionals with Amazon Certified Solution Architect, Amazon Certified Developer and Amazon Certified SysOps Administrator credentials, and is also recognized by Google as the Google Developer Expert (GDE) for his contribution to the Cloud community. Janakiram is a Guest Faculty at the International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT-H) where he teaches Cloud Computing, Containers, Big Data, DevOps to the students enrolled for the Masters course. I recently interviewed him about the upcoming IoT Bootcamp, and this is what he had to say: Please describe the outlines of the upcoming IoT Bootcamp. The IoT Bootcamp is first of its kind that covers the fundamentals of devices, cloud and analytics. During the first part, attendees will get to see Arduino, Raspberry Pi and, Intel Edison in action. The second part is all about connecting the devices to the cloud. I show how to use Azure, Amazon and Google Cloud to stream and store sensor data. The third and the final part is about logic and analytics. We will use advanced querying and visualization to make sense of the data. The bonus session is designing a smart home with all the above. We will show how to connect the dots in designing a real world home automation platform. How does this build on the Cloud Bootcamp that you've previously taught at Cloud Expo? Cloud Bootcamp focused on the infrastructure aspects of AWS, Azure and Google Cloud. It was meant for IT professionals and DevOps teams. IoT Bootcamp is all about utilising the cloud to design solutions. The IoT Bootcamp will start with IoT 101 and goes all the way to up to the advanced concepts of steaming and analytics. One common factor between both the bootcamps is the multi-cloud aspect. We show how to perform common tasks on top cloud platforms. Who should attend? The Bootcamp is meant for both technology and business decision makers. Similar to the Cloud Bootcamp, it has the right balance between technology and the application of it. Developers and IT Pros can learn how to get started with the development and deployment while business professionals will be able to demystify the concepts involved with Internet of Things. How is it different from other bootcamps and workshops? The methodology we follow to deliver the Bootcamp is quite different from others. The emphasis is more on application of technology than using PowerPoint slides. There will be no sessions without a demo! Each session is designed to cover the key aspect of IoT delivered through a real world demonstration. For many attendees, this would be their first workshop with exposure to a wide range of devices, sensors, tools and technologies. What specific technologies do you cover? The IoT Bootcamp has a comprehensive coverage of devices, cloud and analytics. We cover the following technologies: Devices Arduino, Raspberry Pi, BeagleBone, Spark, Intel Galileo and Edison   Development Tools Arduino, Cloud9, and Node-Red Streaming Cloud based streaming tools like Azure Event Hubs Storage NoSQL storage such as Amazon DynamoDB Querying & Analytics Real time analytics through Google BigQuery and other tools What will attendees take away from the IoT Bootcamp? Attendees will walk away with the big picture of IoT. They will be able to demystify the concepts of sensors, protocols, streaming, storage and analytics. The goal of the Bootcamp is to provide 360 degree view of the IoT landscape. This is an ideal forum to explore what IoT means to their organization and  how to apply the concepts in their business. How will attendees be able to apply this knowledge? The attendees can jumpstart their IoT development right after the Bootcamp. They will be able to choose the right development board, tools, and cloud the cloud platform to develop their IoT solution.

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Kintone to Present Internet of Things at @ThingsExpo | @Kintone_Global [#IoT]

Java Developer's Journal - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 03:30
Dave will share his insights on how Internet of Things for Enterprises are transforming and making more productive and efficient operations and maintenance (O&M) procedures in the cleantech industry and beyond. Speaker Bio: Dave Landa is chief operating officer of Cybozu Corp (kintone US). Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Dave has been on the forefront of the Cloud revolution driving strategic business development on the executive teams of multiple leading Software as a Services (SaaS) application providers dating back to 2004. Cybozu's kintone.com is a leading global BYOA (Build Your Own Application) and collaboration service, for which Dave is building out the US business. Dave has previously worked for Fortune 500 companies (Ball Corporation) and has led startups through exponential growth (Blue Rice, SPG Solutions, Electric Run) and helped mid-stage companies get through successful IPOs (Active Network).

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WebRTC Archiving By @TokBox | @ThingsExpo [#IoT #WebRTC]

Java Developer's Journal - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 01:00
Developers working with WebRTC can now build native applications for Android, archive and playback live video communications within their application, and take advantage of a range of enterprise-grade quality-enhancing features, all thanks to four new developments from TokBox which launched today. OpenTok Archiving & Playback, released today into beta, allows developers to simply add video stream recording for their live video chat applications, save the conversation into a single H.264/AAC MP4 file, and download or stream it through the player of their choice. The Android SDK for WebRTC for the first time allows developers to build WebRTC video chat functionality into native Android apps using the OpenTok Platform.

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Ciqada to Exhibit at @ThingsExpo New York [#IoT #Microservices]

Java Developer's Journal - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 13:00
SYS-CON Events announced today that Ciqada will exhibit at SYS-CON's @ThingsExpo, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Ciqada™ makes it easy to connect your products to the Internet. By integrating key components - hardware, servers, dashboards, and mobile apps - into an easy-to-use, configurable system, your products can quickly and securely join the internet of things. With remote monitoring, control, and alert messaging capability, you will meet your customers' needs of tomorrow - today! Ciqada. Let your products take flight. For more information, please visit http://www.ciqada.net.

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Announcing @Dyn to Exhibit at @CloudExpo New York [#Cloud #BigData #IoT]

Java Developer's Journal - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 12:00
SYS-CON Events announced today that Dyn, the worldwide leader in Internet Performance, 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. Dyn is a cloud-based Internet Performance company. Dyn helps companies monitor, control, and optimize online infrastructure for an exceptional end-user experience. Through a world-class network and unrivaled, objective intelligence into Internet conditions, Dyn ensures traffic gets delivered faster, safer, and more reliably than ever.

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The New York Times to Exhibit at @CloudExpo New York [#Cloud #IoT]

Java Developer's Journal - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 11:30
SYS-CON Events announced today that On the Avenue Marketing Group, a sales and marketing firm that utilizes events to market and sell products to consumers, 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. On the Avenue Marketing Group (OTA) is a sales and marketing firm that utilizes events to market and sell products to consumers. On behalf of our clients, we attend thousands of fairs, festivals, expos, concerts, conferences, and sporting events annually, helping them reach millions of individuals nationwide.

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Announcing @ActiveState Named “Silver Sponsor” of @DevOpsSummit New York [#DevOps]

Java Developer's Journal - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 11:15
SYS-CON Events announced today that ActiveState, the leading independent Cloud Foundry and Docker-based PaaS provider, has been named “Silver Sponsor” of SYS-CON's DevOps Summit New York, which will take place June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. ActiveState believes that enterprises gain a competitive advantage when they are able to quickly create, deploy and efficiently manage software solutions that immediately create business value, but they face many challenges that prevent them from doing so. The Company is uniquely positioned to help address these challenges through our experience with enterprises, people and technology.

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WebRTC SDK Support From @VoxImplant | @ThingsExpo [#IoT #WebRTC]

Java Developer's Journal - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 06:45
VoxImplant has announced full WebRTC support in the newest versions of its Android SDK and iOS SDK. The updated SDKs, which enable audio and video calls on mobile devices, are now compatible with the WebRTC standard to allow any mobile app to communicate with WebRTC-enabled browsers, including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, and, when available, Microsoft Spartan. The WebRTC-updated SDKs represent VoxImplant's continued leadership in simplifying the development of real-time communications (RTC) services for app developers. VoxImplant (built by Zingaya, the real-time communication service provider for business) allows developers to easily embed RTC functionalities into both web and mobile apps; mobile users can then make and receive voice and video calls via data or Wi-Fi connections.

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WebRTC and CloudRTC Platforms | @ThingsExpo [#IoT #WebRTC]

Java Developer's Journal - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 06:30
Disruption in the communications ecosystem is creating a market opportunity for Cloud Real-Time Communications (RTC) platforms. We expect this market to represent a $4.5 billion opportunity by 2018. Cloud RTC Platforms are cloud services that enable mobile and web developers to integrate communications into their applications with just a few lines of code. Via REST APIs and SDKs Cloud RTC Platforms enable developers to easily integrate voice, messaging and video calling into mobile and web applications supporting more contextual conversations. These tools have the potential to change in how we interact with each other in the future.

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Keys to Success for Continuous Monitoring in Government | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Java Developer's Journal - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 15:30
In recent years, the US government has become a leading advocate for continuous monitoring of security threats and vulnerabilities. But how effectively are departments and agencies in implementing these programs? And how do we measure success? Moving Towards Continuous Monitoring Though it’s become a popular concept, continuous monitoring wasn’t always in vogue. When the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) was enacted in 2002, the law required agencies to document security practices, including taking inventory of information systems and writing security plans. External firms would audit the plans and grade departments and agencies based on their efforts.

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On-Premises Infrastructure with Cloud Economics | @HPHelionCloud @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Java Developer's Journal - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 15:00
Fred Duball is the Data Center Practice Principal, Workload and Cloud Solutions at HP Enterprise Services, U.S. Public Sector. Previously he served as the Executive Director and Deputy CIO for the Commonwealth of Virginia. SecuritySolutionsWatch.com: Thank you for joining us again today, Fred. Before discussing HP Data Center Services in greater detail, please tell us about your background. Fred Duball: I am the practice principal for data center solutions in the U.S. Public Sector Workload and Cloud Solutions Practice, where I have strategic focus on IT transformation trends and provide oversight and contract negotiation in support of our client’s business workload delivery needs. I acquired more than 25 years of government and commercial enterprise experience in IT and IT consulting before joining HP in 2009. Previously, I served as the Executive Director and Deputy CIO for the Commonwealth of Virginia, where I led the efforts to privatize the complex state government infrastructure in a shared services initiative.

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DevOps Central Launched By @ProfitBricksUSA | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Java Developer's Journal - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 23:00
ProfitBricks has launched its new DevOps Central and REST API, along with support for three multi-cloud libraries and a Python SDK. This, combined with its already existing SOAP API and its new RESTful API, moves ProfitBricks into a position to better serve the DevOps community and provide the ability to automate cloud infrastructure in a multi-cloud world. Following this momentum, ProfitBricks has also introduced several libraries that enable developers to use their favorite language to code against its RESTful and SOAP APIs. This development provides users with multi-cloud support and enhances the portability of DevOps automation across clouds now supporting ProfitBricks. The libraries include: LibCloud, a Python library using a unified API; Fog, a Ruby cloud services library; and jclouds, a Java language multi-cloud library. ProfitBricks is also releasing a Python SDK, for coding against its new REST API, which both abstracts and provides complete coverage for all API functions. To add to this clear trajectory, the company plans to release additional libraries over the course of the next few months.

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Chef and Canonical Partner | @Chef @Canonical @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Java Developer's Journal - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 22:45
Chef and Canonical announced a partnership to integrate and distribute Chef with Ubuntu. Canonical is integrating the Chef automation platform with Canonical's Machine-As-A-Service (MAAS), enabling users to automate the provisioning, configuration and deployment of bare metal compute resources in the data center. Canonical is packaging Chef 12 server in upcoming distributions of its Ubuntu open source operating system and will provide commercial support for Chef within its user base.

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Ruby on Rails Performance Tips By @Monitis | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Java Developer's Journal - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 15:45
2015 is the 10th birthday of Ruby on Rails (or simply called Rails), the popular open source web application framework that uses the Ruby programming language. Ever since Rails burst on the scene a decade ago it has continued to scale up as an elegant way to build dynamic websites quickly and efficiently. Rails has garnered a strong following, especially among tech startups. In fact, some of the best known firms out there are using the framework to build their sites. Examples of elegant sites built on Rails are Groupon, Airbnb, and Bloomberg.

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