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Microsoft's TypeScript 2.0 Programming Language Ships

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 17:01
Microsoft has released version 2.0 of its TypeScript programming language, a superset of JavaScript for building large-scale apps, with Visual Studio Code.
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Skip Weekends SQL Function

Devx: Latest Published Articles - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 16:28
Language: SQL||Expertise: Intermediate
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Oracle Unveils Project Visual Code

Devx: Latest Published Articles - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 16:23
The low-code development environment allows business users to create their own applications.
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[session] Bridging #BigData and #IoT | @ThingsExpo #DigitalTransformation

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 15:00
Big Data has been changing the world. IoT fuels the further transformation recently. How are Big Data and IoT related? In his session at @BigDataExpo, Tony Shan, a renowned visionary and thought leader, will explore the interplay of Big Data and IoT. He will anatomize Big Data and IoT separately in terms of what, which, why, where, when, who, how and how much. He will then analyze the relationship between IoT and Big Data, specifically the drilldown of how the 4Vs of Big Data (Volume, Variety, Velocity and Value) intersect with the 4Cs of IoT (Connectivity, Collection, Context and Cognition). He will dive deep into the matrix chart of the 1-to-1 mapping of individual aspects. Case studies and best practices will be discussed to further dissect the synergy in real-world business solutions.

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IBM's 48th Global Cloud Data Center Opens in Norway

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 14:30
IBM has opened a cloud data center in Oslo, Norway, to deliver cloud infrastructure as well as Bluemix, Watson, IoT, Blockchain and other services to customers
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Faster in #DigitalTransformation | @ThingsExpo #AI #IoT #ML #SDN #BigData

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 14:00
Digital transformation is too big and important for our future success to not understand the rules that apply to it. The first three rules for winning in this age of hyper-digital transformation are: Advantages in speed, analytics and operational tempos must be captured by implementing an optimized information logistics system (OILS) Real-time operational tempos (IT, people and business processes) must be achieved Businesses that can "analyze data and act and with speed" will dominate those that are slower.

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Panasonic Unveils PremierOCR Scanning Platform

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 13:00
PremierOCR employs its OCR capability to render editable and searchable files from multi-directional, low-contrast text and other data types.
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Configuration with #Jenkins | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #ContinuousIntegration

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 12:15
As applications are promoted from the development environment to the CI or the QA environment and then into the production environment, it is very common for the configuration settings to be changed as the code is promoted. For example, the settings for the database connection pools are typically lower in development environment than the QA/Load Testing environment. The primary reason for the existence of the configuration setting differences is to enhance application performance. However, occasionally there are instances where the application code is mistakenly promoted into production without changing these settings. In such cases, such promotion of code can cause performance havoc in the production environment. This blog describes one such scenario.

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HTTPS Is Not Faster Than HTTP | @DevOpsSummit #WebPerf #DataCenter

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 12:00
Yes, Lori has been reading the Internet again. And what she’s been seeing makes baby Lori angry. It also makes this former test designer and technology editor cry. Really, I weep at both the excuses offered for such testing and the misleading headline. I have read no less than two contrived comparisons of “HTTPS” and “HTTP” in the last two weeks purporting to demonstrate that secure HTTP is inarguably faster than its plaintext counterpart, HTTP.

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Taming the Digital Dragon | @CloudExpo #IoT #BigData #DigitalTransformation

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 11:15
In their 2014 CIO Agenda report Gartner describe how ‘Taming the Digital Dragon‘ is key to Digital Transformation strategies, with the Hybrid Cloud Platform model as the enabling technology blueprint AND business model. As their ‘We are here' arrow describes Gartner propose we are at the transition point from a second to a third generation of IT, the shift from IT industrialization to Digitization, where the key skills of a CIO are business models and digital leadership, rather than just IT service management aka a shift from the CIO to the CDO - Chief Digital Officer.

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[session] #Compliance in the Cloud | @CloudExpo @IBMcloud #DevOps #InfoSec

Java Developer's Journal - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 05:45
Regulatory requirements exist to promote the controlled sharing of information, while protecting the privacy and/or security of the information. Regulations for each type of information have their own set of rules, policies, and guidelines. Cloud Service Providers (CSP) are faced with increasing demand for services at decreasing prices. Demonstrating and maintaining compliance with regulations is a nontrivial task and doing so against numerous sets of regulatory requirements can be daunting task. CSPs need a foundation that provides a uniform, non-repetitive view across all the requirements.

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Laser Printers to Nuclear Plants Threatened by Weak IoT Security

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 04:22
NEWS ANALYSIS: The difficulty of upgrading the security of devices connected to the internet of things means that everything from business printers to nuclear power plants are at risk of being hit by cyber-attacks.
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Comcast Reportedly to Offer Mobile Phone Services in 2017

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 04:20
Rumored since late 2015, the WiFi and cellular services would be available to existing and new Comcast cable customers.
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Breaches Compromise Employee Credentials at Almost All Large Companies

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 04:18
While breaches of employees' email address and password may not directly affect their employers, they do pose a real risk to the organizations.
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Oracle Building Second-Generation Cloud to Surpass AWS, Microsoft

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 04:00
Oracle says it's building modern a "bare-metal" cloud infrastructure that can outperform the cloud infrastructures of Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure.
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iPhone 7s Said to Be 'Hissing,' but That May Be a Normal Sound

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 09/21/2016 - 23:15
Some iPhone 7 owners are posting online complaints about 'hissing' sounds in their handsets, but analysts said that the noise may be innocuous.
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Nimble Storage Predictive Flash Now App-Centric | @DevOpsSummit @NimbleStorage #Storage #Containers

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Wed, 09/21/2016 - 23:00
“Infrastructure exists only to meet the demands of applications,” said Ajay Singh, vice president of product management, Nimble Storage. “We recognize the need to bridge the gap between the application and storage owner. By taking an app-centric approach, IT teams are better positioned to meet the service level demands of the business.” Nimble Storage has announced a comprehensive suite of features that are optimized around fast and predictable application delivery. The Nimble Predictive Flash platform allows IT to deliver applications confidently with Quality of Service (QoS) and secure multi-tenancy across VMware, OpenStack, KVM and now Docker Containers. With app-centric management within InfoSight Predictive Analytics businesses now have more visibility and control of application performance. App-based Storage on Demand provides a cloud-like pricing model where enterprises only pay for the storage consumed by each application. This app-centric approach provides greater predictability and ease of management for applications across the enterprise.

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Mozilla Gets Rid of Firefox Hello in Firefox 49

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 09/21/2016 - 22:00
Mozilla formally removed support for Firefox Hello as part of the Firefox 49 release. Firefox 49 fixed 18 flaws, including one already fixed in the Tor Browser.
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Samsung Advises Note7 Owners How to Recognize a Safe Handset

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 09/21/2016 - 21:10
Samsung Note7 recall update: How to ID a non-defective handset; Oracle launches a major AI initiative with "intelligent cloud apps"; Twitter changes give users more bang for their 140 characters; and there's more.
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Google Marking Mobile-Optimized Websites With AMP Icon

eWeek - Application Development - Wed, 09/21/2016 - 21:04
Google has begun identifying websites that have implemented the Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) standard.
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