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Anexia to Exhibit at @CloudExpo New York | @_Anexia #IoT #SaaS #IaaS

Java Developer's Journal - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 00:00
SYS-CON Events announced today that Anexia 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. Anexia offers high-quality customized managed hosting solutions for SaaS and IaaS companies. The company was founded in 2006 in Klagenfurt, Austria. Today, it has additional offices in Vienna, Graz, Munich, Cologne and New York City to serve numerous international customers.

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Angular 2: Exposing a Child Component’s API | @CloudExpo #Cloud

Java Developer's Journal - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 22:30
In Angular 2 a parent component can pass the data to its child via binding to the child’s input parameter marked with the annotation @Input(). I’ll blog about it later, but you can see how it can be done in my blog on implementing the Mediator design pattern. In this blog I’ll show you another scenario when the parent component simply needs to use the API exposed by the child. You’ll see how a parent component can use the child’s API from both the template and the TypeScript code.

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The DevOps Equation: Agility + Empathy = Quality | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps

Java Developer's Journal - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 14:30
Just to explain a little about what we mean by continuous design. It’s basically bringing together the entire organization and a unifying design in operations. It’s taking what we are doing in DevOps and expanding it to include product, design and support. It lets the whole organization really have an agile conversation with a market and with its customers. The issue that we face is that we live in a service world now. The point is no longer delivering products like cars coming off an assembly line. It’s much more about responding to our customers and having relationships with them. This is happening in a world that is more and more complex, while less and less is in your control. We can’t figure everything out in advance. We have to have the ability to respond to the unexpected. We have to be able to do that at every level.

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Achieving a Secure Cloud Infrastructure for Enterprise SaaS Applications | @CloudExpo #Cloud

Java Developer's Journal - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 13:00
Software as a Service (SaaS) is a model that has become a popular choice for deploying enterprise applications, delivering efficiencies and value to organizations in many ways. The benefits SaaS solutions deliver include not only avoiding the major resource drain and licensing costs associated with deploying business-critical software across the organization, they also relieve IT from ongoing maintenance tasks associated with on-premise deployments, such as performing upgrades, installing patches and managing availability. Moreover, SaaS can enhance flexibility and scalability for enterprise applications and workloads. Of course, while these benefits gained from adopting SaaS solutions in the enterprise are significant, they must nevertheless be balanced against potential risks. In particular, consideration must always be given as to whether cloud applications are sufficiently secure.

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Ransomware Evolution | @CloudExpo #InfoSec #DataCenter #Security

Java Developer's Journal - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 08:45
Initially, we came across ransomware which exploited the entire system and just restricted you from interacting with your own device, later on requiring you to pay dollars if you want to go back and use your computer. And then it started becoming obsolete because an end-user. People were asking themselves: “That is my computer, would I pay $100 for it? If I don't really have data, I’d better format my PC and start all over again.” So, that strategy – locking access to computers, started becoming obsolete. What did the bad guys do? They realized that the previous strategy was only good when the data that computer was holding was valuable. So they started asking ransom for the data, and that's what they're doing now.

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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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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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