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DevOps vs the Enterprise By @ScriptRock | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

For better or worse, DevOps has gone mainstream. All doubt was removed when IBM and HP threw up their respective DevOps microsites. Where are we on the hype cycle? It's hard to say for sure but there's a feeling we're heading for the "Peak of Inflated Expectations." What does this mean for the enterprise? Should they avoid DevOps? Definitely not. Should they be cautious though? Absolutely. The truth is that DevOps and the enterprise are at best strange bedfellows. The movement has its roots in the tech community's elite. Open source projects and methodologies driven by the alumni of companies like Netflix, Google and Amazon. This is a great thing for the evolution of DevOps. It can be alienating for Enterprise IT though. Learning about Netflix and their simian armies, or Facebook and their mind-melting scale is fascinating. Can you take it back to the office on Monday morning though?

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Cloud Security Myths By @TierPoint | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Java Developer's Journal - 7 hours 45 min ago
Malicious agents are moving faster than the speed of business. Even more worrisome, most companies are relying on legacy approaches to security that are no longer capable of meeting current threats. In the modern cloud, threat diversity is rapidly expanding, necessitating more sophisticated security protocols than those used in the past or in desktop environments. Yet companies are falling for cloud security myths that were truths at one time but have evolved out of existence.

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Categories: Java, Media

Accelerate DevOps | @DevOpsSummit @RedHatNews [#DevOps]

Java Developer's Journal - 8 hours 45 min ago
Mobile, social, Big Data, and cloud have fundamentally changed the way we live. “Anytime, anywhere” access to data and information is no longer a luxury; it’s a requirement, in both our personal and professional lives. For IT organizations, this means pressure has never been greater to deliver meaningful services to the business and customers. New tools, technologies, and frameworks have evolved recently to help manage rapid shifts in the technology landscape, but they’re only as good as the underlying processes that exist within the organization. As lines of business change or add requirements, developers must be able to release new features and functionality quickly. And IT operations must be able to support products and services in production.

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Categories: Java, Media

ABA Names @ElectricCloud Finalist | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps #IoT #Microservices]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - 11 hours 15 min ago
Software Development Solution category in The 2015 American Business Awards, and will ultimately be a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie® Award winner in the program. More than 3,300 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration. "We are honored to be recognized as a leader in the software development industry by the Stevie Awards judges," said Steve Brodie, CEO of Electric Cloud. "We introduced ElectricFlow and our Deploy application to bring a truly unified approach to software build, test and deployment. Having these capabilities within a single solution is an industry breakthrough, further underscored by the significant achievement of being named a finalist in the 2015 American Business Awards."

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Google Says It's Ready for 'Leap Second' on June 30

eWeek - Application Development - 11 hours 45 min ago
All internal systems are ready to handle the extra second that will be added to world clocks on the last day of June, Google said.
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'Ambient' Computing, Disruptive Banking Startups Top VC Predictions

eWeek - Application Development - 11 hours 56 min ago
Leading Silicon Valley venture capitalists make some provocative predictions as to what new technology will emerge in the next five years at the Churchill Club's annual Top 10 Tech Trends session.
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What Is DevOps By @NeccoCeresani | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #Docker #IoT

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - 13 hours 15 min ago
Whether you are deeply entrenched in the DevOps community or not, you have most likely seen the barrage of What is DevOps articles floating around. We decided it would be best to put them all together and give our readers a variety of What is DevOps articles to choose from. Whether you are looking for the high level “What is DevOps” or the more comfortable “What is DevOps”, our selection is sure to satisfy any and all of your What is DevOps needs. Enjoy. (The definition of DevOps)

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Big Sensor Data and the 'Internet of Things' By @TreasureData | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Java Developer's Journal - 13 hours 15 min ago
There's Big Data, then there's really Big Data from the Internet of Things. IoT is evolving to include many data possibilities like new types of event, log and network data. The volumes are enormous, generating tens of billions of logs per day, which raise data challenges. Early IoT deployments are relying heavily on both the cloud and managed service providers to navigate these challenges. In her session at Big Data Expo®, Hannah Smalltree, Director at Treasure Data, discussed how IoT, Big Data and deployments are processing massive data volumes from wearables, utilities and other machines.

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Tech Execs Confident Current M&A Surge Will Continue

eWeek - Application Development - 14 hours 15 min ago
Technology executives have 26 percent more deals in their pipelines now than in April 2014, and pricing is seen as conducive to deal making.
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Software-Defined Storage Gaining Traction Among Businesses

eWeek - Application Development - 14 hours 45 min ago
The number of participants who answered that flash makes up higher than 40 percent of their storage capacity was just 9 percent.
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ReachLocal Launches ReachDisplay InApp Platform

eWeek - Application Development - 15 hours 15 min ago
The app creates a local geo-fence around the business address, whereby consumers within range are targeted with in-app advertisements on smartphones.
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Telecom, WebRTC and the 'Internet of Things’ By @RingPlusMobile | @ThingsExpo [#IoT #WebRTC]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - 17 hours 15 min ago
The worldwide cellular network will be the backbone of the future IoT, and the telecom industry is clamoring to get on board as more than just a data pipe. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Evan McGee, CTO of Ring Plus, Inc., discussed what service operators can offer that would benefit IoT entrepreneurs, inventors, and consumers. Evan McGee is the CTO of RingPlus, a leading innovative U.S. MVNO and wireless enabler. His focus is on combining web technologies with traditional telecom to create a new breed of unified communication that is easily accessible to the general consumer. With over a decade of experience in telecom and associated technologies, Evan is demonstrating the power of OSS to further human and machine-to-machine innovation.

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IoT and ‘Sensor Analytics Ecosystem’ By @JAdP | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Java Developer's Journal - Mon, 05/25/2015 - 04:00
Cultural, regulatory, environmental, political and economic (CREPE) conditions over the past decade are creating cross-industry solution spaces that require processes and technologies from both the Internet of Things (IoT), and Data Management and Analytics (DMA). These solution spaces are evolving into Sensor Analytics Ecosystems (SAE) that represent significant new opportunities for organizations of all types. Public Utilities throughout the world, providing electricity, natural gas and water, are pursuing SmartGrid initiatives that represent one of the more mature examples of SAE. We have spoken with, or attended presentations from, utilities in the United States, South America, Asia and Europe.

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Internet of Things Era By @ThinkStrategies | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Mon, 05/25/2015 - 03:00
The Internet of Things will put IT to its ultimate test by creating infinite new opportunities to digitize products and services, generate and analyze new data to improve customer satisfaction, and discover new ways to gain a competitive advantage across nearly every industry. In order to help corporate business units to capitalize on the rapidly evolving IoT opportunities, IT must stand up to a new set of challenges. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jeff Kaplan, Managing Director of THINKstrategies, will examine why IT must finally fulfill its role in support of its SBUs or face a new round of disruption that could fundamentally reshape the function of IT forever.

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

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Mon, 05/25/2015 - 02:00
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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WebRTC + Internet of Things By @LiveOps | @ThingsExpo [#IoT #WebRTC]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Mon, 05/25/2015 - 02:00
Can call centers hang up the phones for good? Intuitive Solutions did. WebRTC enabled this contact center provider to eliminate antiquated telephony and desktop phone infrastructure with a pure web-based solution, allowing them to expand beyond brick-and-mortar confines to a home-based agent model. It also ensured scalability and better service for customers, including MUY! Companies, one of the country's largest franchise restaurant companies with 232 Pizza Hut locations. This is one example of WebRTC adoption today, but the potential is limitless when powered by IoT.

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The Future of Cloud Collaboration | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 23:00
It is critical to let the usage of cloud collaboration grow over time instead of migration in a swoop. This will give your employees sufficient time to evolve while ensuring your company is on the right path forward. A recent study published by Markets and Markets predicts the collaboration tools market to more than double between now and 2018. In 2014, the market for collaboration software tools was valued at around $10.5 billion. By 2018, this market is expected to reach a size of more than $21 billion. That is a staggering compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15%.

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Webinar: Integrating #Microservices By @FioranoGlobal | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps #Containers]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 20:30
Enterprises are fast realizing the importance of integrating SaaS/Cloud applications, API and on-premises data and processes, to unleash hidden value. This webinar explores how managers can use a Microservice-centric approach to aggressively tackle the unexpected new integration challenges posed by proliferation of cloud, mobile, social and big data projects. Industry analyst and SOA expert Jason Bloomberg will strip away the hype from microservices, and clearly identify their advantages and disadvantages. He will then discuss the role microservices play in cloud-enabled enterprise integration. Finally, he will connect microservices to SOA and explain how microservices represent an update of the best elements of the SOA approach.

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Sponsor @ThingsExpo | [#IoT #M2M #WebRTC #DevOps #Microservices]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 20:00
With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @ThingsExpo in Silicon Valley. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is as "IoT-Ready" as it can be! Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place Nov 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with 17th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. 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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Net Neutrality or Global Net Superiority By @JamesCarlini | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 18:00
Passing the Net Neutrality Act is not going to make us more competitive in the global marketplace. It is not going to give “the little guy” a better platform for a start-up business. It is not the answer. Net Neutrality has to somehow be forged into a more strategic initiative to build out the current network infrastructure with only two design constructs: It must be the fastest in the world and the most resilient in the world when it comes to reliability and redundancy built into its framework. Maybe Global Net Superiority (GNS) is more descriptive as to what we really need to facilitate. We need to push all network carriers and other organizations, such as municipalities, to build out networks and create mega-capacities as well as accelerate network speeds if we are to accommodate the growth anticipated by those who talk about the Internet of Everything (IoE).

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