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Agile Big Data at @CloudExpo New York [#BigData #Docker #Microservices]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 16:30
There is no doubt that Big Data is here and getting bigger every day. Building a Big Data infrastructure today is no easy task. There are an enormous number of choices for database engines and technologies. To make things even more challenging, requirements are getting more sophisticated, and the standard paradigm of supporting historical analytics queries is often just one facet of what is needed. As Big Data growth continues, organizations are demanding real-time access to data, allowing immediate and actionable interpretation of events as they happen. Another aspect concerns how to deliver data in a meaningful way, one that really delivers on what end users need to maintain a competitive position in fast-changing markets.

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How to Use Cameras to Develop a Digital Photographic Memory

eWeek - Application Development - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 16:25
NEWS ANALYSIS: Here are three great ways to use cheap Internet cameras to augment your memory.
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Next Apple iPad Could Get Split-Screen Views, Multi-User Log-Ins

eWeek - Application Development - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 16:20
Stylus support could also be on its way, according to a patent application for what is believed to be a coming 12.9-inch iPad Pro, according to reports.
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OpenStack Making Progress, but Manageability Remains a Concern

eWeek - Application Development - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 16:18
NEWS ANALYSIS: OpenStack is being widely deployed for enterprise cloud projects, but even its biggest advocates say the community must make the platform more manageable.
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Intel Inside Microsoft's New Edge Browser

eWeek - Application Development - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 16:15
The chip maker contributes some optimizations that help Edge deliver brisk browser performance, high-fidelity visuals and better battery life.
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Using Technology to Improve Market Advantage By @Dana_Gardner | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Java Developer's Journal - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 15:30
What winning sales organizations do to separate themselves from the competition by creating market advantage through improved user experiences and better information services. The next BriefingsDirect thought-leader interview focuses on what winning sales organizations do to separate themselves from the competition by creating market advantage through improved user experiences and better information services.

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WebRTC Summit Silicon Valley ‘Call for Papers’ Now Open | @WebRTCSummit [#WebRTC]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 14:00
The WebRTC Summit 2015 Silicon Valley, to be held November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, announces that its Call for Papers is now open. Topics include all aspects of improving IT delivery by eliminating waste through automated business models leveraging cloud technologies. WebRTC Summit is co-located with 17th International Cloud Expo, @ThingsExpo, Big Data Expo, and DevOps Summit. WebRTC is the future of browser-to-browser communications, and continues to make inroads into the traditional, difficult, plug-in web communications world.

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Introducing 'Microservices Journal' | @CloudExpo [#Microservices #API]

Java Developer's Journal - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 14:00
Even though it’s now Microservices Journal, long-time fans of SOA World Magazine can take comfort in the fact that the URL – soa.sys-con.com – remains unchanged. And that’s no mistake, as microservices are really nothing more than a new and improved take on the Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) best practices we struggled to hammer out over the last decade. Skeptics, however, might say that this change is nothing more than an exercise in buzzword-hopping. SOA is passé, and now that people are talking about microservices instead, let’s switch out the terminology.

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SAP/HANA Does Big Data | @SAPInMemory @BigDataExpo [#BigData]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 13:45
While SAP is globally renowned as a provider of enterprise management software, the name is hardly ever associated with the spooky world of intelligence. That is one reason why I jumped at the opportunity to talk with SAP executives responsible for the company’s work in that clandestine marketplace. SAP National Security Services, Inc.™ (SAP NS2™) is an independent U.S. subsidiary of the company and offers a full suite of SAP enterprise applications, analytics, database, cyber security, cloud, and mobility software solutions. These offerings, however, are endowed with specialized levels of security and support needed to meet the unique mission requirements of US National Security Agencies and critical national infrastructure customers. SAP NS2 also provides secure consulting and support services from experts that hold current credentials in the national security space. Carmen Krueger, Senior VicePresident & General Manager, Cloud Operations, focuses on the critical security requirements of national security clients that adopt and deploy SAP technologies. Joining her in our discussion was Hunter Downey, NS2 Cloud Solutions Director.

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T-Mobile’s DevOps & Continuous Delivery Journey | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Java Developer's Journal - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 12:00
T-Mobile has been transforming the wireless industry with its “Uncarrier” initiatives. Today as T-Mobile’s IT organization works to transform itself in a like manner, technical foundations built over the last couple of years are now key to their drive for more Agile delivery practices. In his session at DevOps Summit, Martin Krienke, Sr Development Manager at T-Mobile, will discuss where they started their Continuous Delivery journey, where they are today, and where they are going in an effort to constantly bring new offerings to market.

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The Story Behind Big Decisions | @CloudExpo [#BigData]

Java Developer's Journal - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 11:30
Are your Big Data initiatives resulting in Big Impact or Big Mess? In her session at Big Data Expo, Penelope Everall Gordon, Emerging Technology Strategist at 1Plug Corporation, shared her successes in improving Big Decision outcomes by building stories compelling to the target audience – and her failures when she lost sight of the plotline, distracted by the glitter of technology and the lure of buried insights. The cast of characters includes the agency head [city official? elected official??] perpetually waiting for the report from the latest exploratory committee and the division executive relying on gut instinct; and the epilogue offers guidelines that you can use to more effectively influence decisions and improve strategic decision outcomes.

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Profitable SaaS Business Sales Presentation By @DiDataCloud | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Java Developer's Journal - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 11:30
The cloud is everywhere and growing, and with it SaaS has become an accepted means for software delivery. SaaS is more than just a technology, it is a thriving business model estimated to be worth around $53 billion dollars by 2015, according to IDC. The question is - how do you build and scale a profitable SaaS business model? In his session at 15th Cloud Expo, Jason Cumberland, Vice President, SaaS Solutions at Dimension Data, discussed the common mistakes businesses make when transitioning to SaaS; how to avoid them; and how to build a profitable and scalable SaaS business.

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‘Is It All Going into the Cloud?’ By @Connected_Data | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 11:30
Storage administrators find themselves walking a line between meeting employees’ demands to use public cloud storage services, and their organizations’ need to store information on-premises for security, performance, cost and compliance reasons. However, as file sharing protocols like CIFS and NFS continue to lose their relevance, simply relying only on a NAS-based environment creates inefficiencies that hurt productivity and the bottom line. IT wants to implement cloud storage it can purchase and own like NAS (NTAP) but that works like traditional public cloud storage services like Dropbox, Box and Google Drive.

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Cloud Expo Sponsorship Opportunities Announced | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 10:00
17th Cloud Expo, taking place Nov 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. Cloud computing is now being embraced by a majority of enterprises of all sizes. Yesterday's debate about public vs. private has transformed into the reality of hybrid cloud: a recent survey shows that 74% of enterprises have a hybrid cloud strategy. Meanwhile, 94% of enterprises are using some form of XaaS – software, platform, and infrastructure as a service.

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Virtusa to Present "Hadoop as a Service" at @CloudExpo New York | @VirtusaCorp [#BigData]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 05:30
Hadoop as a Service (as offered by handful of niche vendors now) is a cloud computing solution that makes medium and large-scale data processing accessible, easy, fast and inexpensive. In his session at Big Data Expo, Kumar Ramamurthy, Vice President and Chief Technologist, EIM & Big Data, at Virtusa, will discuss how this is achieved by eliminating the operational challenges of running Hadoop, so one can focus on business growth. The fragmented Hadoop distribution world and various PaaS solutions that provide a Hadoop flavor either make choices for customers very flexible in the name of options or restrictive in the name of abstraction provided.

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Internet of @ThingsExpo Silicon Valley ‘Call for Papers’ Now Open [#IoT]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 00:00
The 4th International Internet of @ThingsExpo, co-located with the 17th International Cloud Expo - to be held November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA - announces that its Call for Papers is open. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the biggest idea since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago.

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DevOps Summit Silicon Valley 'Call for Papers' | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Java Developer's Journal - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 22:30
The 5th International DevOps Summit, co-located with 17th International Cloud Expo – being held November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA – announces that its Call for Papers is open. Born out of proven success in agile development, cloud computing, and process automation, DevOps is a macro trend you cannot afford to miss. From showcase success stories from early adopters and web-scale businesses, DevOps is expanding to organizations of all sizes, including the world's largest enterprises – and delivering real results. Among the proven benefits, DevOps is correlated with 20% faster time-to-market, 22% improvement in quality, and 18% reduction in dev and ops costs, according to research firm Vanson-Bourne. It is changing the way IT works, how businesses interact with customers, and how organizations are buying, building, and delivering software.

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Cloud Expo Silicon Valley 'Call for Papers' Open | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Java Developer's Journal - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 19:00
The 17th International Cloud Expo has announced that its Call for Papers is open. 17th International Cloud Expo, to be held November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, brings together Cloud Computing, APM, APIs, Microservices, Security, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps and WebRTC to one location. With cloud computing driving a higher percentage of enterprise IT budgets every year, it becomes increasingly important to plant your flag in this fast-expanding business opportunity. Submit your speaking proposal today!

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Do We Need Another New Operating System? By @ABridgwater | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Java Developer's Journal - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 18:00
With the advent (or surge in popularity) of cloud computing, our use of the so-called ‘computer operating system’ is coming into question. Given that the cloud exists on the back end to drive power to our ‘endpoint’ devices (in whatever form they may be) today, the way those devices handle the user experience comes down to the user interface almost as much as it does the operating system, or so the argument goes.

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Internet of Things and ‘The Physical Web’ | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Java Developer's Journal - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 18:00
Scott Jenson leads a project called The Physical Web within the Chrome team at Google. Project members are working to take the scalability and openness of the web and use it to talk to the exponentially exploding range of smart devices. Nearly every company today working on the IoT comes up with the same basic solution: use my server and you'll be fine. But if we really believe there will be trillions of these devices, that just can't scale. We need a system that is open a scalable and by using the URL as a basic building block, we open this up and get the same resilience that the web enjoys.

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