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Can Cloud Computing Save the Planet? By @IanKhanLive | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Java Developer's Journal - 43 min 28 sec ago
Creating global change that is actually good for the entire world is a mammoth task. With a population of almost 7 Billion people as of 2015, the planet is taking a toll with surviving the brunt of keeping the works going. What role can Cloud Computing play in making it easier for all of us?

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Categories: Java, Media

Hello World By @GregorPetri | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Java Developer's Journal - 1 hour 43 min ago
Although programmers for decades have been starting their careers by writing a “Hello World” program, the phenomenon has remained as unknown to the general public as the song of the same name by Lady Antebellum. But the former is now about to change. Programming is in fact the real “new way of working”. For years education for the general public was largely confined to learning how to use computers. Thus we created operators rather than programmers. And today operators of all kinds are rapidly being replaced by automation. Just look at the big banks where people who “worked with computers” – in positions varying from cashier and teller to IT operator – are massively escorted off the property, while those same banks are currently struggling to find enough people who can make “computers work for them”(a.k.a. programmers).

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Categories: Java, Media

Scalable Cloud-Based Video Surveillance Solutions | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Kenichi (Kevin) Mori is the director of Sony Electronics’ Security Systems Division, based in Park Ridge, New Jersey. He oversees business development and partnerships for the security group, which is part of Sony Electronics’ Professional Solutions of America group. He started his Sony career doing business-to -business sales and product marketing in China before moving to the security marketing division in Japan and then coming to the U.S. SecuritySolutionsWatch.com: Thank you for joining us today Kevin. Before discussing Sony's security capabilities in greater detail, please tell us about your background. Kevin Mori: I am the director of Sony Electronics’ Security Systems Division, based in Park Ridge, New Jersey. I oversee business development and partnerships for the security group, which is part of Sony Electronics’ Professional Solutions of America group. I started my Sony career doing business-to -business sales and product marketing in China before moving to the security marketing division in Japan and then coming to the U.S. I received my Master’s degree in Australia and my Bachelor’s in Japan. Between my schooling and my career, I’ve learned and worked nearly everywhere in the world.

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Signs of a Dysfunctional Release Process By @Plutora | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

It’s easy to fall into a pattern of dysfunctional releases, release processes that are characterized by delay, inefficiency, and endless meetings that encourage people to view releases as a problem. These are the kinds of meetings that inspire references to the movie Office Space or emails that include clippings of the cartoon Dilbert - repetitive meetings to answer the same questions over and over again all because people lack the tools to connect the issue tracker with the change management systems. In organizations without a reliable process a release is also a time for production system outages and support calls that last well into the night as people try to diagnose errors that could have been anticipated with better communication and coordination. In short, if it’s not managed correctly a release can sap morale from entire departments and distract critical technical employees from being productive.

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IBM Launches New Ad Campaigns at @CloudExpo Online [#Cloud]

SYS-CON Media announced that IBM, which offers the world’s deepest portfolio of technologies and expertise that are transforming the future of work, has launched ad campaigns on SYS-CON’s numerous online magazines such as Cloud Computing Journal, Virtualization Journal, SOA World Magazine, and IoT Journal. IBM’s campaigns focus on vendors in the technology marketplace, the future of testing, Big Data and analytics, and mobile platforms.

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The Art of DevOps By @Brett_Solarch | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Welcome to my four-part series on what I’m going to call the Art of DevOps. We will embark on a mission to reveal the extremely valuable intelligence that’s been collected about a unique strategy to continuously deliver assets to the operational battleground safely, securely and quickly. This strategy drives optimal monitoring of the frontlines and enhanced communications with the troops supporting the initial development. I do make the assumption that most of you are battle-worthy veterans in one or more of the environments that I’ll review. Beyond this introduction blog, I’ll brief you on some of the best DevOps tactics to aid in your deployments while providing maximum situational awareness within each environment. I’ll also do my best to expand upon the best lines of defense with minimal disruption. Unfortunately, in my experience, many of you will be deficient either over lack of preparation such as test automation, damaged assets or organizational challenges in one or more areas of deployment. The goal of this series is to help you recognize where your deficits are, how to address certain scenarios and which tactics you need to use to lead a successful DevOps operation.

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Xen Security Issue Prompts Cloud Computing Reboots

Devx: Latest Published Articles - 4 hours 23 min ago
Amazon, Rackspace, Linode and IBM will have downtime that could affect some enterprise customers.
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Report: iOS Captured 73%of Enterprise Market in Q4

Devx: Latest Published Articles - 4 hours 28 min ago
Secure browsing apps are also on the rise.
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Nine DevOps LinkedIn Groups You Probably Didn’t Know About By @XebiaLabs | DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Java Developer's Journal - 4 hours 43 min ago
When it comes to finding useful articles, news and general information in the DevOps, CD or Agile industry, LinkedIn is usually the ticket. We all know LinkedIn is a great tool for networking and connecting with friends, but it has also turned out to be a tool used to start meaningful and productive conversations about whatever the latest innovation or industry partnership may be. Many of these conversations are had in specific groups on LinkedIn and if you aren’t a member, you are definitely missing out.

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I Received 10 Million Euro Offer Through LinkedIn By @YFain | CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Java Developer's Journal - 5 hours 43 min ago
Then I’ve received an LinkedIn email from this woman stating that she had a business proposition for me, and if I was interested, she was ready to explain. She also provided her email that ended in outlook.com. I checked her LinkedIn profile again. Looked legit. She even had a Twitter account with recent tweets in two languages. I responded that I was ready to hear about this business proposition. Next day I’ve received a long email from her explaining how she had a private client named Lewis Fain who initially deposited €19M in their bank and she helped him to grow the wealth to €22M, but unfortunately he died in a car crash. She’s ready to wire transfer me the money, in one condition: we’d split the amount in half so she could improve the wellbeing of her family. She also asked me not to ruin her career in the bank if I was not interested.

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Categories: Java, Media

When OT Meets the Industrial 'Internet of Things' By @EchelonCorp | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Java Developer's Journal - 5 hours 43 min ago
In the consumer IoT, everything is new, and the IT world of bits and bytes holds sway. But industrial and commercial realms encompass operational technology (OT) that has been around for 25 or 50 years. This grittier, pre-IP, more hands-on world has much to gain from Industrial IoT (IIoT) applications and principles. But adding sensors and wireless connectivity won’t work in environments that demand unwavering reliability and performance. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Ron Sege, CEO of Echelon, will discuss how as enterprise IT embraces other IoT-related technology trends, enterprises with industrial or commercial facets must also find ways for the disparate worlds of OT and IT to work together harmoniously.

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Keep CALM And Embrace DevOps By @AppDynamics | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

This is my first blog post at AppDynamics, and I have to say that it’s great to be aboard. It’s been a hectic first couple of weeks, but the energy, enthusiasm and friendliness of everyone I have met has made me very excited about 2015! AppDynamics has a market leading APM and analytics platform but it also takes great people to make a great company – and AppDynamics has a wealth of talent! So to start my blogging life at AppDynamics I want to focus on something that is a red-hot buzzword in IT at the moment – DevOps! For the last couple of years, every conference I attended and nearly every call I had at Forrester had a discussion on DevOps. There is a good reason for this, because from my perspective, DevOps promises that the software-powered business can deliver quality app-fueled business services rapidly, to delight customers.

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IoT Devices Raise Security Concerns for Retail Establishments

eWeek - Application Development - 6 hours 43 min ago
Only 25 percent of retail executives expected to receive additional budget to support the expanded security necessary to protect IoT devices.
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Forget Big Data — Small Data is Driving the Internet of Things | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Java Developer's Journal - 6 hours 43 min ago
When people talk about the Internet of Things (IoT) they tend to think about big data technologies like Hadoop where petabyte size datasets are store and analyzed for both known and unknown patterns. What many people don’t realize is that many IoT use cases only require small datasets.

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Preparing for the 'Internet of Things' Data Deluge By @Infobright | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Java Developer's Journal - 9 hours 43 min ago
One of the biggest impacts of the Internet of Things is and will continue to be on data; specifically data volume, management and usage. Companies are scrambling to adapt to this new and unpredictable data reality with legacy infrastructure that cannot handle the speed and volume of data. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Don DeLoach, CEO and president of Infobright, will discuss how companies need to rethink their data infrastructure to participate in the IoT, including: Data storage: Understanding the kinds of data: structured, unstructured, big/small? Analytics: What kinds and how responsive do you need to be? Reporting: What kinds of reports are needed beyond the standard statutory reports?

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Oracle Bolsters SDN Initiative with Switches, Virtual Network Services

eWeek - Application Development - 11 hours 13 min ago
The software giant is introducing the new Ethernet switches at the MWC show, where it also is showing off its new Netra Modular System.
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Cisco Expands Analytics, NFV Solutions for Service Providers

eWeek - Application Development - 12 hours 13 min ago
At MWC, the vendor's cloud-based Mobility IQ will give telecoms a single tool to collect and analyze data from their multiple mobile platforms.
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Big Data and the 'Internet of Things' By @CompTIA | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Java Developer's Journal - 12 hours 43 min ago
The true value of the Internet of Things (IoT) lies not just in the data, but through the services that protect the data, perform the analysis and present findings in a usable way. With many IoT elements rooted in traditional IT components, Big Data and IoT isn’t just a play for enterprise. In fact, the IoT presents SMBs with the prospect of launching entirely new activities and exploring innovative areas. CompTIA research identifies several areas where IoT is expected to have the greatest impact.

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Performance Monitor All Your Apps By @Dynatrace | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Java Developer's Journal - Sun, 03/01/2015 - 19:00
It’s become easy to monitor applications that are deployed on hundreds of servers – thanks to the advances in application performance management tools. But the more data you collect the harder it is to visualize the health state in a way that a single dashboard tells you both the overall status as well as the problematic component. Eugene Turetsky (Dynatrace) and Stephan Levesque (SSQ Financial Group) shared their solution for monitoring large IT infrastructures that contain several hundred components that support SSQ’s most-critical applications running on a variety of technology stacks including WebLogic, Oracle Databases, Ingres Databases, and WebSphere MQs. When Stephan showed me his SSQ dashboards, I knew I had to write a blog about this.

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Samsung Unveils Pair of All-New Galaxy S6 Smartphone Models

eWeek - Application Development - Sun, 03/01/2015 - 18:30
The redesigned standard Galaxy S6 is all new and its fancier Galaxy S6 Edge version has a screen that wraps around both sides of the smartphone, giving users more screen real estate and capabilities.
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