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HTC Android Nexus Smartphone Rumors Gain Possible Details

eWeek - Application Development - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 21:25
The latest rumors say that one of two expected Google Nexus handsets could have a 5-inch display, 4GB of memory and a 12MP rear camera.
Categories: Media

Oculus Opens Rift VR Game Software to Competing HTC Vive Viewers

eWeek - Application Development - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 20:25
The move appears to reverse Oculus' earlier strategy, which was to prevent users of competing devices from using and playing Rift games.
Categories: Media

Network Analyzer Corvil Goes Deep Into App Performance

eWeek - Application Development - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 20:17
App Agent digs deep into an application's internal functions, allowing companies to drill down and track performance and latency of transactions.
Categories: Media

Apple Ends Production of Its 27-Inch Thunderbolt Displays

eWeek - Application Development - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 20:00
Apple to drop Thunderbolt monitor: is 4K or 5K replacement coming; Obama talks innovation at global entrepreneurship event; Google reportedly looking to commercialize its Spanner database; and there's more.
Categories: Media

Apstra, SnapRoute to Ease Network Challenges

eWeek - Application Development - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 19:25
Apstra rolls out an OS for vendor-agnostic networks, while SnapRoute wants to bring true open-source software to network infrastructures.
Categories: Media

SentinelOne Reveals New CryptXXX Ransomware Threat

eWeek - Application Development - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 18:34
The new ransomware variant makes it more difficult for victims to decrypt files on their own.
Categories: Media

Incident Management with Cloud-Based Targeted Communications | @CloudExpo @xMatters_inc #API #Cloud

Java Developer's Journal - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 18:15
xMatters for the Enterprise DevOps toolchain stitches together the disparate operational tools to help orchestrate hand-offs between the tools and team members. Customers like us because we understand the need for DevOps or NoOps automation at enterprise scale and recognize that humans are still involved when something goes wrong.

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Categories: Java, Media

What Apple Product, Market News to Expect Through the End of 2016

eWeek - Application Development - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 17:35
Although the first half of 2016 was relatively quiet for Apple, expect some big announcements from the tech giant in the second half of the year.
Categories: Media

MateBook: Huawei's First 2-in-1 Runs Windows 10

eWeek - Application Development - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 17:05
Huawei's all-new MateBook has a 12-inch touch-screen display, runs on Windows 10 and can be used as a notebook or tablet.
Categories: Media

Microsoft SQL Server Tooling team hosts Ask Me Anything session

This post was authored by Vin Yu, Program Manager, Data Platform.

The Microsoft SQL Server Tooling team will host a special Ask Me Anything session on /r/SQLServer, Thursday, June 30th, 2016 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm PDT.

What’s an AMA session?

We’ll have folks from across the Microsoft SQL Server Tooling engineering team available to answer any questions you have. You can ask us anything about SQL Server tooling or even our team!

Why are you doing an AMA?

We like reaching out and learning from our customers and the community. We want to know how you use SQL Server tools and how your experience has been. Your questions provide insights into how we can make developing and managing SQL Server better. If this AMA session turns out to be useful, we may start doing this on a regular schedule.

Who will be there?

You, of course! We’ll also have PMs and Developers from the SQL Server Tooling engineering team participating throughout the day. Have any questions about the following topics? Bring them to the AMA.

  • Database Tools for Microsoft SQL Server, Azure SQL Database, Azure Virtual Machines with SQL Server
  • SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
  • SQL Server Data Tools / Visual Studio (SSDT)
  • SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
  • SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
  • SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
  • SQL Server Migration Assistant (SSMA)
  • PowerShell with SQLPS/Command Line Tools
  • Azure Portal for Azure SQL DB, Azure Elastic Database Pools or Azure Virtual Machines with SQL Server
Why should I ask questions here instead of StackOverflow, MSDN or Twitter? Can I really ask anything?

An AMA is a great place to ask us anything. StackOverflow and MSDN have restrictions on which questions can be asked while Twitter only allows 140 characters. With an AMA, you’ll get answers directly from the team and have a conversation with the people who build these products and services.

Here are some question ideas:

  • What’s new in SQL Server Reporting Services?
  • How do I provide feedback for SSMS and SSDT?
  • What tools would I use to migrate my database to SQL Server?
  • What’s a cool trick you don’t think most customers know about?

Go ahead, ask us anything about our public products or the team. Please note, we cannot comment on unreleased features and future plans.

Join us! We’re looking forward to having a conversation with you!
Categories: Database

[slides] DevOps in a Heterogeneous World | @DevOpsSummit @CollabNet #Agile #DevOps

Java Developer's Journal - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 17:00
Keeping pace with advancements in software delivery processes and tooling is taxing even for the most proficient organizations. Point tools, platforms, open source and the increasing adoption of private and public cloud services requires strong engineering rigor – all in the face of developer demands to use the tools of choice. As Agile has settled in as a mainstream practice, now DevOps has emerged as the next wave to improve software delivery speed and output. To make DevOps work, organizations must focus on what is most relevant to deliver value, reduce IT complexity, create more repeatable agile-based processes and leverage increasingly secure and stable, cloud-based infrastructure platforms.

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Categories: Java, Media

RPM editor view

Date Created: Mon, 2016-06-27 11:32Date Updated: Wed, 2016-06-29 08:05Submitted by: Jens Reimann

An editor view part for the Eclipse IDE which can show the content of an RPM (RedHat Package Manager) file without the need to install command line RPM tools.

Categories: Open Source

MyBatis Generator

Date Created: Mon, 2016-06-27 11:31Date Updated: Mon, 2016-06-27 14:33Submitted by: Jeff Butler

MyBatis Generator will introspect database tables and generate MyBatis or iBatis artifacts. This helps to minimize the effort required to create simple CRUD operations for database files when using MyBatis.

This solution enables interactive running of MyBatis Generator in eclipse. It includes the following features:

  • Ability to create and run MyBatis Generator configuration files
  • An Eclipse enabled Ant task for MyBatis Generator
  • Help fully integrated into the eclipse help system
Categories: Open Source

Intel Reportedly Looks Into Selling Security Business

eWeek - Application Development - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 16:10
According to a report, Intel executives are meeting with bankers to go over options for its security unit, which is based on its McAfee acquisition.
Categories: Media

Women In Agile Workshop, July 24, 2016, Atlanta, USA

Scrum Expert - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 16:08
The the Sunday before the start of the Agile2016 Conference, the Agile Alliance is organizing the Women In Agile Workshop on the theme “The Changing Face of Agile”. The Women In Agile Workshop is designed for both women and men who seek to create a more inclusive and diverse community that enables broad idea-sharing from all members. If you are a woman who is active in the Agile community, or seeking to become more involved and meet other women, or if you’re a man who wants to understand and support women in Agile, we encourage you to attend this valuable workshop. To start, Cindy Morse, VP of Engineering Operations at Salesforce Marketing Cloud, will discuss her involvement and experiences in the greater technology community. The facilitators will guide you in the Lean Coffee format to discuss relevant topics to smaller groups. You will take away insight from others, tools to increase your own involvement, and a support group to help you achieve your involvement goals. More information and registration on
Categories: Agile

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Categories: Vendor

Agile Open Spain, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, July 1-2 2016

Scrum Expert - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 15:27
Agile Open Spain is a two-day event focused on Agile software development approaches like Scrum and XP. The Agile Spain community organizes this conference and all discussions will be in Spanish. The Agile Open Spain conference follows the open space format for conferences. Open space is a simple methodology for self-organizing conference tracks. It relies on participation by people who have a passion for the topics to be discussed. There is no preplanned list of topics, only time slots and a space in the main meeting room where interested participants propose topics and pick time slots. Web site: Location for the Agile Open Spain conference: Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Categories: Agile

VisibleThread CEO Fergal McGovern at NXTTCH 16 in Amsterdam on how to measure readability of content

VisibleThread - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 15:17
VisibleThread CEO Fergal McGovern at NXTTCH 16 in Amsterdam on how to measure readability of content


NXTTCHTuesday June 28th 2016 at 4pm VisibleThread CEO, Fergal McGovern, will speak at NXTTCH 16 in Amsterdam. NXTTCH (pronounced as Next Tech) is the first premium event in Europe that connects the corporate world to all kinds of disruptive technologies. Many companies are reaching out to start-ups that challenge the current business models. NXTTCH visitors are innovators that want to take this to the next level.

In this session Fergal will discuss how to measure readability and effectiveness of content, but not just for individual docs but for docs and web sites at scale.

Large organisations produce more and more digital assets. The problem is how to measure the quality and effectiveness of the content in the form of unstructured data in docs and websites. Will the content engage the intended audience? How can you measure how good it is, or how effective it will be? Is there latent compliance risk?

And, the amount of newly created document and web content is exploding. More people produce more content as business and consumers use the web more and more to inform their buying decisions. Yet there is no effective way to systematically flag risk factors (eg: discontinued product references) or poor quality content (eg: content that has poor readability and will not engage the audience).

Fergal will present findings from a number of independent studies conducted across various government websites that scored and measured content clarity. He will also share techniques for identifying gaps across content in docs and websites. Gaps that create business risk.


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Categories: Vendor

Google Mulls Options for Its Spanner Database

Devx: Latest Published Articles - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 15:05
Spanner runs many of Google's internal services, and it could be coming to Google Cloud Platform.
Categories: Media

Careless Employees Cause Data Breaches at Businesses

eWeek - Application Development - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 15:00
Sales departments pose the greatest risk to both structured and unstructured information assets of a company, a report by the Ponemon Institute found.
Categories: Media