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Beyond Docker Compose By @XebiaLabs | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #Containers

Java Developer's Journal - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 18:15
Docker Compose is the solution provided by Docker to help users package and deploy a set of containers that are running together. The containers are identified either by its image name or by the ‘build’ configuration keyword that asks Compose to build it before to deploy it. The typical use case is that a developer is working on a new image, but he/she needs all of its dependencies to make it run. So he/she enters in the following cycle: make modifications, commit, and restart the containers using the ‘docker-compose up’ command… until the feature is done. Fine! But how do you move from development to production? If you’re following the same pattern, you’ll fail. I’ll show how and why XL Deploy can help you to tackle the obstacles.

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DevOps and Container Networking | @DevOpsSummit @Dynatrace #DevOps #Microservices

Java Developer's Journal - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 15:15
Programmable network connectivity and network overlay technologies like Docker libnetwork, Weave Net, and Calico are essential tools for DevOps engineers using orchestration tools to manage and deploy Docker containers in production. Because network troubleshooting and optimization falls within the jurisdiction of DevOps, it’s vital that DevOps engineers understand exactly how network overlays work. In his session at @DevOpsSummit, 18th Cloud Expo, Dirk Wallerstorfer, Technology Lead for networking, SDN, and OpenStack at Dynatrace, will discuss the fundamentals of container networking, see practical examples of common network overlays, and receive guidance on effectively using and tuning network overlays.

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Redundancy Doesn't Equal Backup | @CloudExpo #Cloud

Java Developer's Journal - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 13:15
Currently, the preferred method of data protection of cloud giants, such as Google, is to replicate the data across different locations (i.e., data centers), rather than performing a true back up. This is done because a true back up seems logistically too complicated given the amount of data these giants store. These companies have turned to replicated data because, the assumed risk of all replications crashing simultaneously are extremely slim. This risk assumption may be accurate but it does not take into account unintentional data destruction.

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DevOps Talent and Challenges | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #Microservices

Java Developer's Journal - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 21:15
With DevOps becoming more well-known and established practice in nearly every industry that delivers software, it is important to continually reassess its efficacy. This week’s top 10 includes a discussion on how the quick uptake of DevOps adoption in the enterprise has posed some serious challenges. Additionally, organizations who have taken the DevOps plunge must find ways to find, hire and keep their DevOps talent in order to keep the machine running smoothly.

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A High Performing API | @CloudExpo #API #IoT #M2M #DigitalTransformation

Java Developer's Journal - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 17:00
Performance is the elusive butterfly of API development. Everybody is intrigued with its beauty, yet few know how to capture it. In the old days, the approach of many shops to ensure a performant API was to create some code and then pass it over to the wall to QA to do load testing. Later some integration testing took place. As long as the API worked and it was met some marginal performance benchmarks, things were good. This worked well when a public, HTTP based API, consumed by a wide variety of distributed devices was more the exception than the rule. However, today APIs are a big deal and they are everywhere, so much so that companies are posting very big infographics prominently in the front page of the New York Times to create even more awareness about the technology to the general public.

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Your DevOps Flavor | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #ITIL #Microservices

Java Developer's Journal - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 10:30
If there is anything we have learned by now, is that every business paves their own unique path for releasing software- every pipeline, implementation and practices are a bit different, and DevOps comes in all shapes and sizes. Software delivery practices are often comprised of set of several complementing (or even competing) methodologies – such as leveraging Agile, DevOps and even a mix of ITIL, to create the combination that’s most suitable for your organization and that maximize your business value. Our top 10 industry posts this week cover all the bases of software development/delivery and dig deep to discover more on the roles of Agile development teams, ITIL in FinServ and the emergence of microservices and containers as buzzwords. As always, stay tuned to all the news coming from @ElectricCloud on DevOps and Continuous Delivery throughout the week and retweet/like to get your top news items featured in our weekly recap!

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4 reasons why WebSphere Liberty and Bluemix ease the lift and shift of on-premises microservices to the cloud

In this article, Vijay Bhadriraju, IBM Senior Software Engineer, explains his experience in lifting and shifting on-premises Java microservices to Bluemix cloud. He also examines the lifecycle management benefits that these microservices can experience by running in Bluemix. This tutorial is geared to developers and IT personnel who are running microservices in their on-premises infrastructure and want to move them to the cloud.
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FalconStor to Exhibit at @CloudExpo | @FalconStor #BigData #IoT #DevOps

Java Developer's Journal - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 15:15
SYS-CON Events announced today that FalconStor Software® Inc., a 15-year innovator of software-defined storage solutions, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. FalconStor Software®, Inc. (NASDAQ: FALC) is a leading software-defined storage company offering a converged, hardware-agnostic, software-defined storage and data services platform. Its flagship solution FreeStor®, utilizes a horizontal architecture that unlocks a new world of storage opportunities, allowing IT managers, MSPs, and CSPs to maximize efficiencies and lower costs, while taking advantage of public cloud, hybrid cloud, flash storage and software-defined storage.

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Global Cloud Security Market | @CloudExpo #DataCenter #Storage #InfoSec

Java Developer's Journal - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 08:30
According to a study the rising number of cloud-specific security attacks are likely to propel the demand for cloud security systems to 20 percent CAGR over the next four years. Adoption of cloud computing services has risen and so have the security risks associated with them. According to a study published by Technavio Research, the rising number of cloud-specific security attacks are likely to propel the demand for cloud security systems over the next few years. Growth has been pegged at 20 percent CAGR over the next four years. According to the study, the usage of cloud-based services require users to reveal their credentials and this is a system prone to identity theft. The study predicts the dominance of American customers (which is at 51 percent at the moment) do decline by 2020 due to saturation in the market.

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Datacenter Dynamics “Media Sponsor” of @CloudExpo | #IoT #DataCenter #Storage

Java Developer's Journal - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 08:30
SYS-CON Events announced today that DatacenterDynamics has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7–9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. DatacenterDynamics is a brand of DCD Group, a global B2B media and publishing company that develops products to help senior professionals in the world's most ICT dependent organizations make risk-based infrastructure and capacity decisions.

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Faster, Smarter DevOps | @DevOpsSummit #Agile #DevOps #Microservices

Java Developer's Journal - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 06:30
Call it DevOps or not, if you are concerned about releasing more code faster and at a higher quality, the resulting software delivery chain and process will look and smell like DevOps. But for existing development teams, no matter what the velocity objective is, getting from here to there is not something that can be done without a plan. Moving your release cadence from months to weeks is not just about learning Agile practices and getting some automation tools. It involves people, tooling and a transition plan. I will discuss some of the benefits and approaches to getting there.

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A Doctrine for #DigitalTransformation | @ThingsExpo #IoT #M2M #BigData

Java Developer's Journal - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 03:00
In my 30-years in the high tech industry I have often heard the business maxim, “Develop a business strategy first, and then find the technology to support it.” This well-worn business doctrine, I have come to believe in this age of digital transformation, is wrong and it is time to repudiate it. Let me support my argument by first asking a few questions. What came first e-commerce or the Internet? What came first mobile banking, or wireless mobile communications?

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SuperAdmins to Exhibit at @CloudExpo | @SuperAdm1ns #DataCenter #Storage

Java Developer's Journal - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 00:00
SYS-CON Events announced today that SuperAdmins will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. SuperAdmins specializes in providing high-quality IT infrastructure services for MSPs, hosting and cloud providers. Services they offer include 24/7 NOC - Remote monitoring of the key equipment/services.

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Interoute @CloudExpo Bronze Sponsor | @Interoute #IoT #DigitalTransformation

Java Developer's Journal - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 18:00
SYS-CON Events announced today that Interoute, owner-operator of one of Europe's largest networks and a global cloud services platform, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 18th Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7-9, 2015 at the Javits Center in New York, New York. Interoute is the owner-operator of one of Europe's largest networks and a global cloud services platform which encompasses 12 data centers, 14 virtual data centers and 31 colocation centers, with connections to 195 additional third-party data centers across Europe. Its full-service Unified ICT platform serves international enterprises and many of the world’s leading service providers, as well as governments and universities.

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IBM DevOps Track at @CloudExpo | @DevOpsSummit @IBMDevOps #DevOps #Bluemix

Java Developer's Journal - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 16:15
Join IBM June 8 at 18th Cloud Expo at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and learn how to innovate like a startup and scale for the enterprise. You need to deliver quality applications faster and cheaper, attract and retain customers with an engaging experience across devices, and seamlessly integrate your enterprise systems. And you can't take 12 months to do it.

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Microservices and Integration | @DevOpsSummit @Elasticio #Microservices

Java Developer's Journal - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 14:15
The proper isolation of resources is essential for multi-tenant environments. The traditional approach to isolate resources is, however, rather heavyweight. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Igor Drobiazko, co-founder of elastic.io, will draw upon their own experience with operating a Docker container-based infrastructure on a large scale and present a lightweight solution for resource isolation using microservices. He will also discuss the implementation of microservices in data and application integration in general, share the challenges they ran into using open source technologies like Apache Mesos and Marathon for Docker containers and what solutions they found to deal with them.

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Ask Before Adopting IoT | @ThingsExpo #IoT #M2M #DigitalTransformation

Java Developer's Journal - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 06:30
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: there’s another side to the Internet that isn’t just about connecting people. The Internet of Things (IoT) is about connecting virtually any “thing” or machine. They could range from personal wearables to smart homes, smart cities’ infrastructure, utilities, transportation, and manufacturing. You’ve probably heard by now; the IoT is far bigger than the Internet of people, and it’s growing fast. Gartner says the IoT will grow 30 percent in 2016, reaching 6.4 billion devices, with more than five million new devices connected daily. It’s expected to continue growing to 20.8 billion devices by 2020.

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Industrial Internet of Things | @ThingsExpo #IoT #IIoT #DigitalTransformation

Java Developer's Journal - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 05:30
Throughout history, industrial revolutions have hinged on the power of automating processes. While automation today offers many benefits, imagine if you could automate thousands – or even millions – of processes simultaneously? This is the next potential wave of innovation, and it’s the organizations that are “geographically dispersed” or “automation heavy” that will benefit the most. While long-range communications and connectivity have become increasingly easier to attain, businesses need to be able to break down their isolated islands of automation in industry to achieve comprehensive and connected automation at scale. For example, there always has been a clear line dividing operations technology (OT) and information technology (IT) networks. The emergence of the Internet of Things (IoT) blurs that line as industrial operations head in the direction of complete connectivity for all devices on a network - including those remotely located in the field. With new dedicated access layer platforms, IoT data can be analyzed, acted upon and transmitted from anywhere in an Industrial IoT (IIoT) network.

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What Is #DigitalTransformation? | @CloudExpo #Cloud #IoT #M2M #BigData

Java Developer's Journal - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 23:45
In the rush to compete in the digital age, a successful digital transformation is essential, but many organizations are setting themselves up for failure. There’s a common misconception that the process is just about technology, but it’s not. It’s about your business. It shouldn’t be treated as an isolated IT project; it should be driven by business needs with the committed involvement of a range of stakeholders.

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Cloud Is Now Mainstream ‘Power Panel’ at @CloudExpo | #Cloud

Java Developer's Journal - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 19:15
The initial debate is over: Any enterprise with a serious commitment to IT is migrating to the cloud. But things are not so simple. There is a complex mix of on-premises, colocated, and public-cloud deployments. In this power panel at 18th Cloud Expo, moderated by Conference Chair Roger Strukhoff, panelists will look at the present state of cloud from the C-level view, and how great companies and rock star executives can use cloud computing to meet their most ambitious and disruptive business goals.

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