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‘Improving DevOps’ By @OmniTI | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Java Developer's Journal - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 22:00
Some developers believe that monitoring is a function of the operations team. Some operations teams firmly believe that monitoring the systems they maintain is sufficient to run the business successfully. Most of them are wrong. The complexity of today's applications have gone far and beyond the capabilities of "traditional" system-level monitoring tools and approaches and requires much broader knowledge of business and applications as a whole. The goal of DevOps is to connect all aspects of application development and operations, and monitoring provides visibility and troubleshooting tools to accomplish that goal.

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Embracing SaaS with @Bitium CEO @ScottKriz | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Java Developer's Journal - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 14:45
"We help companies that are using a lot of Software as a Service. We help companies manage and gain visibility into what people are using inside the company and decide to secure them or use standards to lock down or to embrace the adoption of SaaS inside the company," explained Scott Kriz, Co-founder and CEO of Bitium, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 15th Cloud Expo, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.

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Monetize This! Internet of Things By @MetraTech | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Java Developer's Journal - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 21:30
The Internet of Things will greatly expand the opportunities for data collection and new business models driven off of that data. In her session at @ThingsExpo, Esmeralda Swartz, CMO of MetraTech, discussed how for this to be effective you not only need to have infrastructure and operational models capable of utilizing this new phenomenon, but increasingly service providers will need to convince a skeptical public to participate. Get ready to show them the money!

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UX for the 'Internet of Things' By @PARCinc | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Java Developer's Journal - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 15:45
One of the biggest challenges when developing connected devices is identifying user value and delivering it through successful user experiences. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Mike Kuniavsky, Principal Scientist, Innovation Services at PARC, described an IoT-specific approach to user experience design that combines approaches from interaction design, industrial design and service design to create experiences that go beyond simple connected gadgets to create lasting, multi-device experiences grounded in people's real needs and desires.

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Sixteen Tips for Moving Your Workloads to the Cloud By @GiladPN | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Java Developer's Journal - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 02:00
Got a plan for your move to the cloud? If you do, you’re in the minority. According to a recent study, a mere 31 percent of those planning a move to the cloud actually have a strategy for migrating data and applications. The rest don’t. To avoid the complexity and cost, we recommend heeding the following advice. It’s but a fraction of the endless recommendations we received from cloud experts who offered well-seasoned tips on what to do and not do when you begin planning to move workloads to the cloud.

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Translate your Twitter feed

Use the Watson Machine Translation and Watson Language Identification services in IBM Bluemix to translate and normalize content from social media channels such as Twitter in preparation for sentiment analysis.
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Java Developer's Journal - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 18:00
SYS-CON Events announced today that BigDataVendors has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 6th International Big Data Expo, which will take place on June 9–11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, and the 8th International Big Data Expo, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.

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GWT 2.7 Finalized!

Google Web Toolkit Blog - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 00:55
Thanks to everyone who pitched in and helped test GWT 2.7 RC1. We are happy to announce that GWT 2.7 is now final. 

See release notes for a summary of changes. 

You can download this release from here. We also have a new GPE that includes Super Dev Mode support, get it from here.

- GWT and GPE Teams
Categories: Java, Open Source, Vendor

How Mobile and Cloud Are Transforming Industry in a Human-Centric Way

Java Developer's Journal - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 22:45
Change is constant, and over the last decade the nexus of two trends in particular has transformed the enterprise. Mobile technology and cloud software are fundamentally changing the way we interact internally within businesses, and externally with partners and customers. Never before have workers enjoyed such freedom and flexibility. The days of being tied to a desk, manning a landline, are gone. Distributed teams can collaborate easily via virtual workplaces. Mobile technology provides access to the business world from any location and the cloud delivers the necessary data and software.

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Internet of Things NY Keynote Proposals Now Open | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Java Developer's Journal - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 14:45
The 3rd International @ThingsExpo, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that it is now accepting Keynote Proposals. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the most profound change in personal and enterprise IT since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago. All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devices - computers, smartphones, tablets, and sensors - connected to the Internet by 2020. This number will continue to grow at a rapid pace for the next several decades.

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Five Considerations for Driving IT Innovation in the Mid-Market [#Cloud]

Java Developer's Journal - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 13:30
Recent studies have shown that over two thirds of CIOs have difficulty balancing the time and resources needed in order to drive both business innovation and operational excellence. IT services teams in mid-sized organizations have so much to do that it’s difficult to prioritize. Maintaining existing operational effectiveness takes a significant portion of the available resources. Add to that new IT projects and upgrades and it becomes even more difficult to participate in business innovation efforts. Once you add the support of new technologies such as cloud services, mobile device management and BYOD, as well as ever-present security threats, it quickly becomes clear why it’s so hard to find any balance between operational excellence and innovation.

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GWT.create 2015 is around the corner...

Google Web Toolkit Blog - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 01:12
The 2015 GWT.create conference is happening on January 22-23 in Mountain View, California and on January 27-28 in Munich, Germany.
Many Googlers will be attending this year at the Mountain View venue, including the GWT team and people from teams using GWT within Google.
This year’s sessions will include coverage of new functionality in upcoming versions of GWT, including Java 8 support and better interoperability with Javascript and Web Components. We will also talk about how Inbox by Gmail was built, using GWT and j2objc together to run the same code on the web and mobile devices.
We hope to see you there!
You can register at:  http://gwtcreate.com/register/
Categories: Java, Open Source, Vendor

Internet of Things and New App Economy By @Centrify | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Java Developer's Journal - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 20:30
In 2007, there were virtually no mobile apps. Last year alone, over 100 billion apps were downloaded, generating $26 billion in sales. App stores operated by Apple and Google now offer more than a million apps each and people every day depend on apps like Facebook, Google Maps and Uber. The app economy is here. And – with the coming tide of wearable devices giving rise to a new generation of applications and the Internet of Things taking off – it’s going to get big. Fast. There are app developers right now who are working on ways to connect your TV to your fridge, so you know what drinks are available without tearing yourself away from “Orange Is the New Black.”

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When Digital Marketing Becomes Part of Business Transformation [#BigData]

Java Developer's Journal - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 18:15
We talk on this channel a lot about digital transformation, but how far does its scope extend? Just in case you had grown tired and world weary of the whole ‘digital transformation’ terms in the first place (Ed - surely not?), let us reinvigorate it by defining what we mean. The move to digital transformation today involves and in fact necessitates a broad level re-engineering of many of a firm’s main operation blocks such that they become digitally enabled and aligned for technologies.

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‘Pay-As-You-Go Model’ Presentation Slides By @VerizonAnne | @CloudExpo

Java Developer's Journal - Sun, 11/16/2014 - 23:00
In her General Session at 15th Cloud Expo, Anne Plese, Senior Consultant, Cloud Product Marketing, at Verizon Enterprise, focused on finding the right mix of renting vs. buying Oracle capacity to scale to meet business demands, and offer validated Oracle database TCO models for Oracle development and testing environments. Anne Plese is a marketing and technology enthusiast/realist with over 19+ years in high tech. At Verizon Enterprise, she focuses on driving growth for the Verizon Cloud platform globally. Previous to Verizon, Anne spent over 10 years with Cisco. There she was focused on growing Cisco's global data center and cloud revenue, and boosting market awareness and affinity for Cisco data center solutions within the Enterprise and Commercial market segments.

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‘Agile #BigData’ Presentation Slides By @CoryIsaacson | @BigDataExpo

Java Developer's Journal - Sat, 11/15/2014 - 22:00
There is no doubt that Big Data is here and getting bigger every day. Building a Big Data infrastructure today is no easy task. There are an enormous number of choices for database engines and technologies. To make things even more challenging, requirements are getting more sophisticated, and the standard paradigm of supporting historical analytics queries is often just one facet of what is needed. As Big Data growth continues, organizations are demanding real-time access to data, allowing immediate and actionable interpretation of events as they happen. Another aspect concerns how to deliver data in a meaningful way, one that really delivers on what end-users need to maintain a competitive position in fast-changing markets. What is needed is an agile approach to Big Data, one that affords architects and developers the freedom to rapidly support a wide variety of changing business requirements and needs - without a full "reset" of the Big Data infrastructure and toolset.

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It’s 11 PM – Do You Know Where Your Data Is? By @EFeatherston [#Cloud]

Java Developer's Journal - Sat, 11/15/2014 - 21:00
I was recently on a business trip out to Wausau, WI. The purpose was to conduct a training session on web application development for a new batch of associates at our onshore development center. When I picked up my rental car at the airport, I was very happy to discover it had built in Bluetooth integration for my phone. I have this feature on both cars at home. I love the convenience of having the car become an accessory for my mobile device. I immediately bound my phone with the car’s Bluetooth. Then something unusual happened. My phone prompted me with a question: ‘Chevy/Malibu would like access to your contacts list, click OK to grant request.’ My first reaction was no, and canceled the request. Each time I started the car, it would persistently ask the question. My curiosity got the better of me, and I finally relinquished and said OK to see what happened next.

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Five Evolving Docker Technologies By @PhilWhln | @DevOps Summit [#DevOps]

Java Developer's Journal - Sat, 11/15/2014 - 20:00
Since the announcement of Docker approximately 18 months ago there has been an explosion of new technology in this space. Although the list is becoming very long, here I will outline five evolving Docker-related technologies that are driving the direction that cloud technology is going. 1. Kubernetes At Dockercon this summer Google's VP of Infrastructure, Eric Brewer, announced Kubernetes, which provides a way to orchestrate a collection of Docker containers across a cluster of machines. It is essentially a scheduler, which means it handles running your containers and ensuring uptime, even in the event of losing machines.

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Big Data Analytics on the Move By @Dana_Gardner [#BigData]

Java Developer's Journal - Sat, 11/15/2014 - 19:00
Vichara Technologies in Hoboken, New Jersey is expanding its capabilities in big data from origins on Wall Street into other areas, and thereby demonstrating the growing marketplace for advanced big-data analytics services. The next BriefingsDirect deep-dive big data benefits case study interview explores how Vichara Technologies in Hoboken, New Jersey is expanding its capabilities in big data from origins on Wall Street into other areas, and thereby demonstrating the growing marketplace for advanced big-data analytics services. The use of HP Vertica as a big data core component to Vichara has allowed them to extend their easier to use financial modeling and tools, and then apply them to other industries such as insurance and healthcare.

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‘Agile App Deployment’ Presentation Slides By @DavidKlebanov | @CloudExpo

Java Developer's Journal - Sat, 11/15/2014 - 17:00
Agility is top of mind for Cloud/Service providers and Enterprises alike. Policy Driven Data Center provides a policy model for application deployment by decoupling application needs from the underlying infrastructure primitives. In his session at 15th Cloud Expo, David Klebanov, a Technical Solutions Architect with Cisco Systems, discussed how it differentiates from the software-defined top-down control by offering a declarative approach to allow faster and simpler application deployment. David Klebanov is a Technical Solutions Architect with Cisco Systems. In his work David influences strategic development of the industry leading Data Center switching platforms, which lay foundation for the next generation cloud fabrics. David also takes great pride in speaking at industry events, releasing publications and working on patents.

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