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REConf 2016

Intland Blog - Tue, 03/01/2016 - 11:00
The conference known as REConf is not only the leading conference on the topic of Requirements Management and Requirements Engineering in the german speaking world but is also the largest event of its kind in the whole of Europe. As
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Embedded World 2016

Intland Blog - Tue, 02/23/2016 - 11:00
The Embedded World Exhibition + Conference brings together the innovators in product design and development for both hardware and software. Extreme miniaturization and both embedded electronics and software are the core facilitators of a networked future often referred to as
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Compliance with Medical Standards: IEC 62304, ISO 14971, IEC 60601, FDA Title 21 CFR Part 11

Intland Blog - Wed, 10/14/2015 - 17:00
Date and time: 14 Oct 2015, 4:00 PM (CEST) / 10:00 AM (ET) What you can learn: Companies developing medical devices, or the software embedded in them, have to face increasingly stringent industry regulations. Complying with these standards & guidances helps
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Intland Blog - Wed, 10/14/2015 - 11:00
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Superior Teamwork & Managing Multiple Development Streams

Intland Blog - Wed, 10/07/2015 - 17:00
Date and Time: 7 Oct 2015, 4:00 PM (CEST) / 10:00 AM (ET) What you can learn: Managing the multiple lifecycles (xLM) involved in the development of several complex products, with geographically dispersed development teams, is an inherently complicated task. Managing
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SMS for Business – It’s No Longer About Messages from You to Me | @ThingsExpo #IoT #M2M

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 18:15
Mobile messaging has been a popular communication channel for more than 20 years. Finnish engineer Matti Makkonen invented the idea for SMS (Short Message Service) in 1984, making his vision a reality on December 3, 1992 by sending the first message ("Happy Christmas") from a PC to a cell phone. Since then, the technology has evolved immensely, from both a technology standpoint, and in our everyday uses for it. Originally used for person-to-person (P2P) communication, i.e., Sally sends a text message to Betty – mobile messaging now offers tremendous value to businesses for customer and employee-facing communication. This is most notably done through application-to-person (A2P) messaging platforms that send things like appointment reminders, shipping alerts, IT status updates, to name a few.

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Continuous Business Delivery By @AndiMann | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #BigData #Microservices

Java Developer's Journal - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 18:00
DevOps delivers remarkable results. But does it help all of IT? Can traditional ‘mode 1’ IT benefit as much as innovative ‘mode 2’? How about the rest of your business? Or have you just shifted your bottleneck? And if so, what can you do about it? Improving dev and ops is necessary, but not sufficient. It often just shifts the burden sideways (e.g., to PMs, SQA, InfoSec, DBAs, NOC, etc.), upstream (to the PMO, Controller, Business Liaison, etc.), or downstream (to TechPubs, Service Desk, Training, etc.).

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EclipseCon North America 2016 - Call for Papers

Eclipse News - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 17:49
The call for papers is now open. Be the first to submit your talk!
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Backup as a Service By @HGSTStorage | @CloudExpo #IoT #DevOps #BigData

Java Developer's Journal - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 16:00
Learn how Backup as a Service can help your customer base protect their data. In his session at 17th Cloud Expo, Stefaan Vervaet, Director of Strategic Alliances at HGST, will discuss the challenges of data protection in an era of exploding storage requirements, show you the benefits of a backup service for your cloud customers, and explain how the HGST Active Archive and CommVault are already enabling this service today with customer examples.

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DevOps Success By @G2G3 | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #API #Microservices

Java Developer's Journal - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 16:00
Culture is the most important ingredient of DevOps. The challenge for most organizations is defining and communicating a vision of beneficial DevOps culture for their organizations, and then facilitating the changes needed to achieve that. Often this comes down to an ability to provide true leadership. As a CIO, are your direct reports IT managers or are they IT leaders? The hard truth is that many IT managers have risen through the ranks based on their technical skills, not their leadership ability. Many are unable to effectively engage and inspire, creating forward momentum in the direction of desired change. Renowned for its approach to leadership and emphasis on their people, organizations increasingly look to our military for insight into these challenges.

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Join @_KeyInfo_ at @CloudExpo Silicon Valley | #IoT #Cloud #BigData #Microservices

Java Developer's Journal - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 15:30
SYS-CON Events announced today that Key Information Systems, Inc. (KeyInfo), a leading cloud and infrastructure provider offering integrated solutions to enterprises, will exhibit at the 17th International Cloud Expo¼, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Key Information Systems is a leading regional systems integrator with world-class compute, storage and networking solutions and professional services for the most advanced software-defined data centers. These competencies are tightly complemented by a full suite of data center capabilities, including private and hybrid cloud offerings, connectivity services, colocation facilities and managed services.

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Continuous Testing and DevOps | @DevOpsSummit # DevOps #Microservices

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 14:30
As we increasingly rely on technology to improve the quality and efficiency of our personal and professional lives, software has become the key business differentiator. Organizations must release software faster, as well as ensure the safety, security, and reliability of their applications. The option to make trade-offs between time and quality no longer exists—software teams must deliver quality and speed. To meet these expectations, businesses have shifted from more traditional approaches of delivering software to a more rapid iterative release and delivery approach.

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Software Development Tools Directory - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 14:09
narwhal-mongodb is a CommonJS-compliant JavaScript driver for the Mongo database. It wraps the official Java driver and emulates its behavior, while adding some JavaScript sugar and convenience methods.
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Software Development Tools Directory - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 14:07
Flaky is a plugin for nose or py.test that automatically reruns flaky tests. Ideally, tests reliably pass or fail, but sometimes test fixtures must rely on components that aren't 100% reliable. With flaky, instead of removing those tests or marki ...
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Microsoft Releases Taco Tools for Cross-Platform Mobile Development

Devx: Latest Published Articles - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 13:56
The tools are based on the Apache Cordova open source mobile development platform.
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Oracle Communications Launches Oracle Communications Analytics Product Portfolio

Oracle Database News - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 13:00
Press Release Oracle Communications Launches Oracle Communications Analytics Product Portfolio Newly created solution set builds on existing analytics capabilities by adding products focused on big data, customer experience, and network assurance

Redwood Shores, Calif.—Oct 5, 2015

Oracle Communications has launched an expanded set of analytics capabilities in a newly formed product portfolio: introducing Oracle Communications Analytics. Combining new and existing analytics capabilities from Oracle Communications, the portfolio provides communications service providers (CSPs) with end-to-end, communications-specific analytics functionality for data integration, big data, data warehousing, business intelligence, and advanced analytics—ultimately enabling them to better leverage and monetize their data by correlating network, service, and subscriber information.

The portfolio includes four new products: Oracle Communications Customer Experience Analytics application, Oracle Communications Network Assurance Analytics application, Oracle Communications Analytics Big Data Platform, and Oracle Communications Analytics Diameter Adapter. Also included are new releases of existing products such as Oracle Communications Data Model.

Oracle Communications Customer Experience Analytics Application

To help facilitate near-real-time access to customer data, Oracle Communications Customer Experience Analytics provides CSPs’ customer-facing employees with immediate access to meaningful and relevant information in a single dashboard. With this comprehensive perspective offering views that can drill down to an individual customer, CSPs can:

  • Provide customer service representatives with timely, 360-degree views of customers
  • Improve customer retention processes
  • Support revenue and margin growth targets
  • Enable customer segmentation at granular levels
Oracle Communications Network Assurance Analytics Application

With the increase in Diameter signaling traffic, CSPs need to facilitate the required network and service improvements. Oracle Communications Network Assurance Analytics can provide insights into critical Diameter network performance, enabling CSPs to:

  • Quickly identify network service degradation and outages
  • Predict and prevent network service issues and outages
  • Act on insights to network security
  • Offer additional data points to help drive the success of advanced marketing initiatives
  • Ensure that multivendor analytics deployments work together properlyImprove capacity planning processes
Oracle Communications Analytics Big Data Platform

CSPs need to be ready to address the volume, variety, and velocity of both structured and unstructured data. Oracle Communications Analytics Big Data Platform is designed to further extend the data ingestion capabilities of the Oracle Communications Analytics portfolio and enables CSPs to:

  • Facilitate quick time to market for solutions that solve CSP business problems
  • Solve long-standing CSP challenges by analyzing large volumes of data and providing real-time answers
  • Reduce big data technology complexity and resource skill-set needs
  • Leverage prebuilt big data adapters and analytics applications for core network elements and protocols
  • Align IT with a consistent and coherent preintegrated architecture leveraging big data, data warehouse, and advanced analytics best practices
Oracle Communications Analytics Big Data Adapters

Oracle Communications Analytics big data adapters are products designed to improve time to value and reduce the cost, effort, and implementation risks of big data projects involving network data. These products have predefined and implemented ingestion parameters to Oracle Communications Analytics Big Data Platform from the source network elements, and support both batch and streaming options for ingesting data. In this release, Oracle has delivered a new Diameter adapter, as well as an update to its policy adapter:

  • Oracle Communications Analytics Diameter Adapter: This new adapter receives streaming feed from Oracle Communications Diameter Signaling Router or Oracle Communications Performance Intelligence Center in the form of structured Diameter data records. Prebuilt ingestion processes attach metadata and load records into Oracle Communications Analytics Big Data Platform.

  • Oracle Communications Analytics Policy Management Adapter: A new release of an existing product, this version is designed to work with both platforms—the new Oracle Communications Analytics Big Data Platform and the existing Oracle Communications Data Model. The adapter connects to Oracle Communications Policy Management and receives information about policy records, policy trigger details, quotas, networks, devices, and location, and loads it into either platform.

“As the telecommunications industry accelerates its rate of change, it’s critical that CSPs leverage and monetize their network, service, and customer information,” said Clare McCarthy, practice leader, Telecom Operations and IT, Ovum. “To do so, they must first design analytics solutions that address their business problems in real time—and integrate them with existing data warehouse and analytics solutions. The latest releases of Oracle Communications Analytics products respond to this need and can provide value to CSPs looking to advance their big data and analytics efforts.”

“CSPs have an advantage—they have a lot of data about how their network operates and the kinds of experiences that customers are having. But without the right big data and analytics tools, the data will remain unused and siloed in various systems,” said Doug Suriano, senior vice president and general manager, Oracle Communications. “Our expanded Oracle Communications Analytics portfolio is designed with this challenge in mind, offering the broader Oracle expertise in big data as well as the industry-specific understanding of the communications market.”

Oracle Communications will be at LTE Asia 2015, October 5 through 7 in Suntec, Singapore, discussing the newly launched Oracle Communications Analytics portfolio and other topics. Hear from Oracle at the following sessions at the event:

  • October 6, 12:40 – 13:00, Telco Big Data Summit Asia: “Using Big Data to Overcome the Large Scale Data Problem of LTE Networks”—Chris King, senior director product marketing, communications service provider products, Oracle Communications
  • October 7, 10:20 – 10:40, LTE Asia: “Implications of NFV in Transforming your Business”—Boudewijn Pesch, group vice president, Asia Pacific, Japan, Middle East & Africa, Oracle Communications
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Progress Offers Free Tools for Next Generation of Business Application Developers

Progress Software News - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 10:02
Progress Offers Free Tools for Next Generation of Business Application Developers
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Azure SQL Database - Row-Level Security

Database Journal News - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 08:01

One of the benefits of using Azure-based Platform-as-a-Service and Software-as-a-Service offerings, is considerably quicker access to newly developed capabilities. In this article Marcin Policht focuses on row-level security, included in both Azure SQL Database V12 and SQL Server 2016 Community Technology Preview 2 (CTP2).

Categories: Database

Project of the Week, October 5, 2015 Front page news - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 06:08

Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of


GnuCash is a personal and small-business finance manager with a check-book like register GUI to enter and track bank accounts, stocks, income, and expenses. GnuCash is designed to be simple and easy to use, but still based on formal accounting principles.
[ Download GnuCash ]

Equalizer APO

Equalizer APO is a parametric/graphic equalizer for Windows. It is implemented as an Audio Processing Object (APO) for the system effect infrastructure introduced with Windows Vista. It features a virtually unlimited number of filters, works on any number of channels, has low CPU usage, has a modular graphical user interface, and is very low latency which makes it well suited for interactive applications.
[ Download Equalizer APO ]


Our goal is to improve upon VisualBoyAdvance by integrating the best features from the various builds floating around. In order to uncompress the downloaded package, you need WinRAR or 7-Zip.
[ Download VBA-M ]


TYPO3 is an enterprise class Web CMS written in PHP/MySQL. It’s designed to be extended with custom written backend modules and frontend libraries for special functionality. It has very powerful integration of image manipulation.
[ Download TYPO3 ]


A full featured OS for an aging PC. Aging hardware needs the right system on it to squeeze a few more years out of your current system without sacrificing performance, capability, usability, and aesthetics.
[ Download LXLE ]


SMPlayer is a free media player for Windows and Linux, with built-in codecs that can also play and download Youtube videos. It also remembers the settings of all files you play, so you can leave a movie and later resume at the same point you left it, and with the same settings: audio track, subtitles, volume, etc. SMPlayer also features the ability to play Youtube videos or download subtitles.
[ Download SMPlayer ]


dispcalGUI is a graphical user interface for the display calibration and profiling tools of Argyll CMS, an Open Source color management system. Calibrate and characterize your display devices using one of the many supported hardware sensors, with support for multi-display setups and a variety of available settings like customizable whitepoint, luminance, tone response curve, the option to create matrix and look-up-table ICC profiles, with optional gamut mapping, and some proprietary 3D LUT formats.
[ Download dispcalGUI ]

Stella – Atari 2600 Emulator

Stella is a multi-platform Atari 2600 VCS emulator. It allows you to play all of your favorite Atari 2600 games again! Stella was originally developed for Linux by Bradford W. Mott, and is currently maintained by Stephen Anthony.
[ Download Stella – Atari 2600 Emulator ]

PlatformIO Storage

PlatformIO is a cross-platform code builder and the missing library manager, ready for embedded development, IDE and Continuous integration, and Arduino and MBED compatible. You have no need to install any IDE or compile any tool chains. PlatformIO has pre-built different development platforms, including compiler, debugger, uploader (for embedded boards), and many other useful tools. PlatformIO also has pre-configured settings for the most popular Embedded Boards. You have no need to specify in Project Configuration File type, frequency of MCU, or upload protocol. PlatformIO Library Manager allows you to organize external libraries. You can search for new libraries via the Command-Line or Web interfaces. Due to platformio lib update command you will also have up-to-date libraries.
[ Download PlatformIO Storage ]

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Explore IBM Bluemix

Watch as David Barnes demos Bluemix, IBM's platform as a service offering. He focuses on how to start developing and deploying applications on IBM Bluemix.
Categories: Java