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Forrester Puts MongoDB, MapR Atop NoSQL DBMS Ranks

eWeek - Application Development - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 17:45
MongoDB and MapR Technologies gained high marks for their NoSQL database offerings in a recent Forrester Research report.
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HP Inc.'s Omen X Design Seeks to Excite Buyer Interest in Desktop PCs

eWeek - Application Development - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 16:50
For those who want a high-end computing experience or do-it-yourselfers who like the idea of swapping components, here's why the Omen X may be the desktop for you.
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IDEs Are Moving to the Cloud | @CloudExpo #API #Cloud #DevOps

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 15:45
During the early days of my career, I used a variety of development environments, including the most popular Turbo C along with FoxPro, PowerBuilder, and Delphi before finally settling down with Microsoft Visual Studio. The first line of code that I have ever written was in QBasic running on Microsoft DOS. The editor had useful features like adding the line numbers and automatically converting the statements to uppercase. Hitting F5 would run the program instantly without having to switch to the command prompt.

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Microsoft PowerShell Now Open Source, Available for Linux

Devx: Latest Published Articles - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 15:42
The company is continuing its embrace of open source.
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Facebook Releases fastText Artificial Intelligence Software

Devx: Latest Published Articles - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 15:40
The open source tool helps Facebook classify text.
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Python: Beyond Just Web Apps | @DevOpsSummit #APM #DevOps

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 14:45
Python has long been a go-to language for developers creating cutting-edge web applications. However, Python’s advantages of power, versatility, flexibility and ease of programming have made it a favorite language in a multitude of applications, industries, and niches. Examples of Python being used outside the world of Web apps include: The development of an ERP/CRM named ERP5, developed by Nexedi for use in government agencies, the apparel industry, and other warehouse-based businesses.

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Pokémon Go: A Developer’s Perspective | @DevOpsSummit #APM #DevOps

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 13:00
Every app developer dreams of the kind of success that Pokémon Go is enjoying right now. A month ago, it was just a rumor. Just 24 hours after it was released, it was the number one top grossing app, even though it was free to download and play. Within a single week, Pokémon Go servers were slammed with traffic from 21 million players while they tried to fix production errors. Today it has 3X more Android downloads than Tinder, nearly as many daily active users as Twitter and users spend twice as much time in the app as they do in the phenomenal Snapchat. Even Facebook can’t hold up against the Pokémon onslaught. By any mobile app performance metrics you want to use, Pokémon Go has been a smashing success. It’s also at the center of a media firestorm.

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Utilizing IoT Data Analytics Technology | @ThingsExpo #IoT #BigData #Analytics

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 13:00
As IoT technologies attempt to live up to their promises to solve real-world problems and deliver consistent value for companies, there is still confusion among businesses on how to collect, store, and analyze a massive amount of IoT data generated from Internet-connected devices, both from industry and consumers, and unlock its value. Many businesses that are looking to collect and analyze IoT data are still unacquainted with the benefits and capabilities the IoT analytics technology offers, or struggle with how to analyze the data to continuously benefit their business in different ways such as cost reduction, improving product and services, safety and efficiency, and enhancing customer experience. Consequently, businesses still have the prospect of creating competitive advantage by mastering complex IoT technology and fully understanding the potential of IoT data analytics capabilities.

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All About the Metrics: Network Metrics | @DevOpsSummit #APM #Cloud #DevOps

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 12:45
The modern IT network encounters a lot of twists and turns on its way to high performance and user satisfaction. The humble network, which for a long time was fairly straightforward, is now a complicated infrastructure component that requires careful management and monitoring. Private and public network topologies are much more diverse these days, so that app delivery takes many twists and turns through paths, protocols and configurations along various networks, whether LAN, WAN or cloud.

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Infrastructure 101 | @CloudExpo #BigData #IoT #SDN #SDS #DataCenter

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 05:45
In a series of articles, I am going to share my thoughts on the state of IT infrastructure and how we've arrived with current architecture trends. The topic today is SAN. Storage Area Networking (SAN) is a technology that solved a real problem that existed a couple decades ago. SANs have been a foundational piece of IT infrastructure architecture for a long time and have helped drive major innovations in storage. But how relevant are SANs today in the age of software-defined datacenters? Let's talk about how we have arrived at modern storage architecture.

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Coding Dojo Delivers .NET Core Training Via Bootcamp

eWeek - Application Development - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 04:30
Bootcamp operator Coding Dojo has teamed up with Microsoft to provide .NET Core training to developers.
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Linux Foundation Expands Security Training Efforts

eWeek - Application Development - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 04:25
The Linux Foundation announced a new online Linux security training program covering topics ranging from application security to network security.
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Tracking Data Flows in Chip Designs Helps Detect Trojans: Researchers

eWeek - Application Development - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 04:24
Computer scientists say it's possible to insert Trojan horse functionality into chip designs as they move through the supply chain.
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Microsoft Eliminates Ethernet at Its Campuses

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 08/18/2016 - 23:10
Visiting Microsoft? In the near future, it will be near-impossible to find an Ethernet port to plug into. The company is getting rid of Ethernet at its campuses.
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Google Revamps Street View With Better Rendering, Mobile Support

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 08/18/2016 - 22:40
A new Street View renderer for the JavaScript API in Google Maps provides smoother transitions, better image rendering and touch interaction on mobile devices.
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B2B Integration | #BigData #B2B #IoT #M2M #DigitalTransformation

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Thu, 08/18/2016 - 22:15
No modern enterprise stands alone; each is dependent upon a network of trading partners to remain competitive in today’s global marketplace. But in most cases, the lack of business to business (B2B) integration is holding back efforts to evolve into a true digital business. A high-performing supply chain is essentially a dynamic digital network, and every link in the supply chain is vital for business. But, remarkably, “over 50 percent of the information exchanged among business partners is still done so manually — not automatically — via email, phone calls and faxes.”1 Many enterprises are stymied by silos of data, complex linear processes and disparate application landscapes. Moreover, each enterprise is reliant on its own unique set of applications, further exacerbating the struggle to exchange key information with partners.

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Microsoft Open-Sources its PowerShell Tool

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 08/18/2016 - 22:07
The .NET-based command-line shell and scripting language is now being ported to Linux and Mac OS X.
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As T-Mobile Moves to Unlimited Data, Questions Remain: Analysts

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 08/18/2016 - 22:00
As T-Mobile drops its data limits on mobile users, new fees will be added for tethering and higher resolution video playback.
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IoT Agility | @ThingsExpo #IoT #IoE #BigData #DigitalTransformation

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Thu, 08/18/2016 - 21:45
The emerging Internet of Everything creates tremendous new opportunities for customer engagement and business model innovation. However, enterprises must overcome a number of critical challenges to bring these new solutions to market. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Michael Martin, CTO/CIO at nfrastructure, outlined these key challenges and recommended approaches for overcoming them to achieve speed and agility in the design, development and implementation of Internet of Everything solutions within your organization.

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Windstream Expands Partnership with Cologix | @CloudExpo @Windstream #Cloud #DataCenter

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Thu, 08/18/2016 - 21:15
Windstream has recently completed construction of a new colocation point of presence (PoP) in Dallas, Texas, and plans to complete construction of a new colocation PoP in Columbus, Ohio, in October – both in facilities operated by Cologix, a network-neutral interconnection and data center company. This adds to Windstream’s already-established presence in the Cologix Minneapolis and Jacksonville data centers, and aligns with Windstream’s continued aggressive Data Center Interconnect (DCI) efforts, adding carrier neutral data centers to its network and giving its wholesale and enterprise customers more options to access cloud resources.

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