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The Internet of [Broken] Things | @ThingsExpo @Catchpoint #IoT #M2M #InternetOfThings

Java Developer's Journal - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 18:30
As the Internet of Things becomes more capable, moving from an initial ad hoc bundle of chaos to an optimized set of interconnected assets, we will need to ensure it performs and is reliable. But this means the tools measuring the performance and reliability of the IoT will also need to mature as the need for timely, understandable, quality, business-critical information becomes paramount. Sensors that are malfunctioning, devices that are offline, data that’s little more than noise can all scuttle the best IoT monitoring strategies. Let's fix them. Let's make sure the "Things" in IoT are doing what they are supposed to be doing.

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Interface Masters to Exhibit at @CloudExpo | #IoT #BigData #DevOps #Microservices

Java Developer's Journal - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 18:15
SYS-CON Events announced today that Interface Masters Technologies, a leading vendor in the network monitoring and high speed networking markets, will exhibit at the 18th International CloudExpo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, and the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.

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Has the Cloud Become Too Big to Fail? By @EFeatherston | @CloudExpo #Cloud

Java Developer's Journal - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 17:00
In a recent weekend edition of the #CIOChat tweetchat, the question was raised about what the CIO's role would look like in five years. The discussion focused on many different areas. One area was that the CIO would become more of a service broker, as more and more applications move to the cloud. The responsibility discussion becomes less about controlling / owning iron / hardware / space, which has been the traditional area of CIO responsibilities. This prompted a secondary question from me: Has the cloud industry reached the point where it is too big to fail? Granted none of the big players in the cloud show any signs of financial trouble, but there was a time when the auto industry and the banking industry could say the same. Have we reached that tipping point? Has the cloud industry become too big to fail and, if it has, what is the impact?

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Speaking Opportunities at @DevOpsSummit | #DevOps #API #Microservices

Java Developer's Journal - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 17:00
@DevOpsSummit taking place June 7-9, 2016 at Javits Center, New York City, and Nov 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with the 18th International @CloudExpo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. DevOpsSummit at Cloud Expo New York Call for Papers is now open.

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Top Reads of 2015 | @DevOpsSummit #ML #DevOps #Microservices

Java Developer's Journal - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 12:30
Explore the 10 most popular continuous testing resources of 2015, including Forrester and Gartner research, interviews, infographics, an ebook, and more. With today's DevOps and "Continuous Everything" initiatives, teams need the ability to assess the risks associated with a release candidate-instantly and continuously. Maybe that's why 2015 seemed to be all about Continuous Testing, from conferences, to analyst research, to the blogosphere.

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IoT Sensor Analytics By @JAdP | @ThingsExpo #IoT #M2M #InternetOfThings

Java Developer's Journal - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 03:30
The Internet of Things (IoT), in all its myriad manifestations, has great potential. Much of that potential comes from the evolving data management and analytic (DMA) technologies and processes that allow us to gain insight from all of the IoT data that can be generated and gathered. This potential may never be met as those data sets are tied to specific industry verticals and single markets, with no clear way to use IoT data and sensor analytics to fulfill the hype being given the IoT today.

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Microservices 'SOA Done Right' By @TheEbizWizard | @CloudExpo #DevOps #Microservices

Java Developer's Journal - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 02:45
For it to be SOA – let alone SOA done right – we need to pin down just what "SOA done wrong" might be. First-generation SOA with Web Services and ESBs, perhaps? But then there's second-generation, REST-based SOA. More lightweight and cloud-friendly, but many REST-based SOA practices predate the microservices wave. Today, microservices and containers go hand in hand – only the details of "container-oriented architecture" are largely on the drawing board – and are not likely to look much like SOA in any case. In his session at 17th Cloud Expo, Jason Bloomberg, President of Intellyx, provided an insightful look into the nature of microservices architecture.

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Containers and Microservices By @JKowall | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #Microservices

Java Developer's Journal - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 02:30
Overgrown applications have given way to modular applications, driven by the need to break larger problems into smaller problems. Similarly large monolithic development processes have been forced to be broken into smaller agile development cycles. Looking at trends in software development, microservices architectures meet the same demands. Additional benefits of microservices architectures are compartmentalization and a limited impact of service failure versus a complete software malfunction. The problem is there are a lot of moving parts in these designs; this makes assuring performance complex especially if the services are geographically distributed or provided by multiple third parties.

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Fitbit: The Dangers of Inaccurate M2M Data | @ThingsExpo #IoT #M2M

Java Developer's Journal - Sun, 01/17/2016 - 23:00
Fresh off the Vegas-style hypefest that is the Consumer Electronics Show, fitness wearables darling Fitbit is already in hot water. Numerous customers, furious at the inaccuracies of Fitbit’s devices, filed a national class-action lawsuit on January 5. “Plaintiffs and many consumers like them have experienced—and testing confirms—that the [Fitbit] PurePulse Trackers consistently mis-record heart rates by a very significant margin, particularly during exercise,” the lawsuit alleges. “Far from ‘counting every beat,’ the PurePulse Trackers do not and cannot consistently and accurately record wearers’ heart rates during the intense physical activity for which Fitbit expressly markets them.”

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Open Hybrid Clouds | @CloudExpo #Cloud #BigData #IoT #ML #Microservices

Java Developer's Journal - Sun, 01/17/2016 - 20:45
The cloud has evolved quickly. Businesses have weighed the perks of private, public, and even hybrid clouds. If those options weren’t enough, here comes the open hybrid cloud. An open hybrid cloud leverages the benefits of accessing data and processes across private and public implementations, while facilitating open source development. It is a model that has expanded within the military. In the search for costs savings, the Department of Defense has experimented with many new cloud models.

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Secrets of @CloudExpo Sponsors | @ThingsExpo #IoT #M2M #DevOps #BigData

Java Developer's Journal - Sun, 01/17/2016 - 20:15
The best way to leverage your Cloud Expo presence as a sponsor and exhibitor is to plan your news announcements around our events. The press covering Cloud Expo and @ThingsExpo will have access to these releases and will amplify your news announcements. More than two dozen Cloud companies either set deals at our shows or have announced their mergers and acquisitions at Cloud Expo. Product announcements during our show provide your company with the most reach through our targeted audiences.

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IoT's Impact on Smart Buildings | @ThingsExpo #IoT #M2M #InternetOfThings

Java Developer's Journal - Sun, 01/17/2016 - 18:00
When it comes to IoT in the enterprise, namely the commercial building and hospitality markets, a benefit not getting the attention it deserves is energy efficiency, and IoT’s direct impact on a cleaner, greener environment when installed in smart buildings. Until now clean technology was offered piecemeal and led with point solutions that require significant systems integration to orchestrate and deploy. There didn't exist a 'top down' approach that can manage and monitor the way a Smart Building actually breathes - immediately flagging overheating in a closet or over cooling in unoccupied hotel rooms.

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eCubeSystems Systems to Exhibit at @DevOpsSummit | #DevOps @eCubeSystems

Java Developer's Journal - Sun, 01/17/2016 - 17:30
SYS-CON Events announced today that eCube Systems, the leading provider of modern development tools and best practices for Continuous Integration on OpenVMS, will exhibit at SYS-CON's @DevOpsSummit at Cloud Expo New York, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. eCube Systems offers a family of middleware products and development tools that maximize return on technology investment by leveraging existing technical equity to meet evolving business needs. Fortune 1000 companies and government agencies turn to eCube Systems to reduce risk, extend ROI and increase productivity as they consolidate existing capabilities and evolve legacy systems to meet modern requirements for productivity, flexibility and modern best practices.

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Benefits of IBM Power | @CloudExpo @SIASMSP #IoT #Bluemix #Microservices

Java Developer's Journal - Sun, 01/17/2016 - 17:00
In their session at 17th Cloud Expo, Hal Schwartz, CEO of Secure Infrastructure & Services (SIAS), and Chuck Paolillo, CTO of Secure Infrastructure & Services (SIAS), provided a study of cloud adoption trends and the power and flexibility of IBM Power and Pureflex cloud solutions. In his role as CEO of Secure Infrastructure & Services (SIAS), Hal Schwartz provides leadership and direction for the company.

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Demystify Analytics By @CHarrold303 | @ThingsExpo #IoT #M2M #BigData

Java Developer's Journal - Sun, 01/17/2016 - 16:00
There are so many tools and techniques for data analytics that even for a data scientist the choices, possible systems, and even the types of data can be daunting. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Chris Harrold, Global CTO for Big Data Solutions for EMC Corporation, showed how to perform a simple, but meaningful analysis of social sentiment data using freely available tools that take only minutes to download and install. Participants received the download information, scripts, and complete end-to-end walkthrough of the analysis from start to finish, and were also given the practical knowledge to take their analysis to the next level and to have a conversation with their lines of business and management to show how easy it can be to add a social analytics package to their overall data analytics strategies.

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CAMS Critical to DevOps | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #IoT #Microservices

Java Developer's Journal - Sun, 01/17/2016 - 13:00
DevOps has often been described in terms of CAMS: Culture, Automation, Measuring, Sharing. While we’ve seen a lot of focus on the “A” and even on the “M”, there are very few examples of why the “C" is equally important in the DevOps equation. In her session at @DevOps Summit, Lori MacVittie, of F5 Networks, explored HTTP/1 and HTTP/2 along with Microservices to illustrate why a collaborative culture between Dev, Ops, and the Network is critical to ensuring success.

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Security Practices | @DevOpsSummit @SohaSystems #DevOps #Microservices

Java Developer's Journal - Sun, 01/17/2016 - 13:00
How do you securely enable access to your applications in AWS without exposing any attack surfaces? The answer is usually very complicated because application environments morph over time in response to growing requirements from your employee base, your partners and your customers. In his session at DevOps Summit, Haseeb Budhani, co-founder and CEO of Soha, shared five common approaches that DevOps teams follow to secure access to applications deployed in AWS, Azure, etc., and the friction and risks they impose on the business.

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A Cloud-Centric Model | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #IoT #Microservices

Java Developer's Journal - Sun, 01/17/2016 - 12:00
Between the compelling mockups and specs produced by analysts, and resulting applications built by developers, there exists a gulf where projects fail, costs spiral, and applications disappoint. Methodologies like Agile attempt to address this with intensified communication, with partial success but many limitations. In his session at DevOps Summit, Charles Kendrick, CTO and Chief Architect at Isomorphic Software, presented a revolutionary model enabled by new technologies.

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IoT and Social Networks | @ThingsExpo #IoT #M2M #InternetOfThings

Java Developer's Journal - Sun, 01/17/2016 - 11:00
Learn how IoT, cloud, social networks and last but not least, humans, can be integrated into a seamless integration of cooperative organisms both cybernetic and biological. This has been enabled by recent advances in IoT device capabilities, messaging frameworks, presence and collaboration services, where devices can share information and make independent and human assisted decisions based upon social status from other entities. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Michael Heydt, founder of Seamless Thingies, discussed and demonstrateed how devices and humans can be integrated from a simple cluster of Raspberry Pi/IoT devices, up through cloud connected devices, severs, wearables and humans.

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Context and Wearables | @ThingsExpo @Plantronics #IoT #RTC #WebRTC

Java Developer's Journal - Sun, 01/17/2016 - 10:00
WebRTC: together these advances have created a perfect storm of technologies that are disrupting and transforming classic communications models and ecosystems. In his session at WebRTC Summit, Cary Bran, VP of Innovation and New Ventures at Plantronics and PLT Labs, provided an overview of this technological shift, including associated business and consumer communications impacts, and opportunities it may enable, complement or entirely transform.

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