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The Data Lake Has Landed By @JeffreyAbbott | @ThingsExpo [#BigData #IoT]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 12:00
The biggest, and possibly the most hated buzzwords to happen to IT in the last 10 years have been… Cloud, Internet of Things, and drumroll… Big Data (featuring its ugly stepchild the Data Lake). And over the past 10+ years, I’ve had the job of explaining these “things” to people (many of whom are not technical). Nobody likes new buzzwords – at least not the kind of people I like. But if they become understood, and validated, people start to understand why they’re legitimately needed. And this is the year, 2015, when Data Lake earns its keep.

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Categories: Media, RIA

Visit Ranorex at STAREAST 2015 Latest News - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 11:47
Ranorex is attending this year’s STAREAST (Software Testing Analysis & Review East), the premier event for software testers and quality assurance professionals – covering all your testing needs with 100+ learning and networking opportunities:
  • Keynote speeches featuring recognized thought leaders
  • In-depth half-day and full-day tutorials
  • Conference sessions covering major testing issues and solutions
  • Enjoy complimentary bonus sessions
  • Pre-conference training classes
  • The Expo, bringing you the latest in testing solutions
  • Networking events including meeting the speakers, the Test Lab, and more!
Take the advantage of these opportunities to meet the experts in test automation. We look forward to seeing you in Orlando, Florida on May 6th and 7th, 2015.

Categories: Vendor

HBase Plugin for Eclipse

Date Created: April 14, 2015 - 04:21Date Updated: April 15, 2015 - 09:01Submitted by: Karthikeyan Sadayamuthu

HBase Plugin for Eclipse helps the user to create a HBase Java API in one click.

Categories: Open Source

Gartner Positions Progress as a "Visionary" in the 2015 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Application Platform as a Service

Progress Software News - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 09:02
Gartner Positions Progress as a "Visionary" in the 2015 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Application Platform as a Service
Categories: Vendor

IBM, FujiFilm Demonstrate Record Tape Storage Density

eWeek - Application Development - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 05:29
IBM scientists have broken -- actually, obliterated -- a storage density standard that has been on the books for a number of years.
Categories: Media

Optimize data storage for cloud

IBM - DB2 and Informix Articles - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 05:00
Data storage is no longer a warehousing issue; implicit in the new world of data everywhere is the implied ability to find, access, and use that data in an efficient manner. Much of that data exists on a cloud, so you need to know how to make sure data storage is optimized and doesn't become a weak link in your cloud platform. Storage techniques and software tools can help you achieve data and database optimization, and help to manage virtualized data storage through the software layer. This article explores what storage optimization tools can do for you.
Categories: Database

Microsoft, Kaspersky Take Down Fast-Spreading Simda Botnet

eWeek - Application Development - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 04:18
Interpol and European authorities take down a second botnet, cooperating this time with Microsoft, Kaspersky Lab and Trend Micro.
Categories: Media

Google Upgrades Cloud Platform to Deliver Faster, More Secure Services

eWeek - Application Development - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 04:17
Google adds new load balancers to reduce network latency and offers more options for secure cloud service connectivity.
Categories: Media

Project Spartan Shows Up on Window 10 Preview for Phones

eWeek - Application Development - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 04:15
Beta testers can see how Microsoft's vision for a next-generation successor to Internet Explorer works on Windows smartphones.
Categories: Media

IBM Launches Watson Health Cloud, New Health Unit

eWeek - Application Development - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 02:00
IBM introduced Watson Health Cloud and IBM Watson Health, a Watson-based cloud environment and new business unit focused on the health care industry.
Categories: Media

Veradocs Becomes Vera, Exits Stealth, Launches New Security

eWeek - Application Development - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 00:47
Vera breaks down IT security to its common denominator: the protection of each file individually by putting it into a secure wrapper.
Categories: Media Gets a Mobile Makeover

eWeek - Application Development - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 22:55
Bing is now sporting a new look on smartphones, a move the company claims will provide a better search experience while on the move.
Categories: Media

FlatBuffers 1.1: a memory-efficient serialization library

Google Open Source Blog - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 22:51
After months in development, the FlatBuffers 1.1 update is here. Originally released in June 2014, it’s a highly efficient open source cross-platform serialization library that allows you to read data without parsing/unpacking or allocating additional memory. It supports schema evolution (forwards/backwards compatibility) and optional JSON conversion. We primarily created it for games written in C++ where performance is critical, but it’s also useful more broadly. This update brings:

  • an extensive overhaul to the Java API
  • out-of-the-box support for C# and Go
  • an optional verifier to make FlatBuffers practical in untrusted scenarios
  • .proto parsing for easier migration from Protocol Buffers
  • optional manual assignment of field IDs
  • dictionary functionality through binary search on a key field
  • bug fixes and other improvements thanks to 200+ commits from 28 contributors -- thank you!

Download the latest release from our github page and join our discussion list for more details.
By Wouter van Oortmerssen, Fun Propulsion Labs at Google*
*Fun Propulsion Labs is a team within Google that's dedicated to advancing gaming on Android and other platforms.
Categories: Open Source

Strong Apple Watch Preorders Seen as Many Models Sell Out

eWeek - Application Development - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 22:45
Apple Watch sales are so brisk that many analysts predict that Apple will have to increase watch output to keep up with demand.
Categories: Media

Pivotal Open-Sources In-Memory Database Geode

eWeek - Application Development - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 22:26
Geode and GemFire compete directly and indirectly in the market with SAP HANA, Teradata and Oracle products.
Categories: Media

Daily Video: Google Android Wear App Could Be Coming to iPhones

eWeek - Application Development - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 22:07
Google's Android Wear app could be coming to iPhones; China unlimbers 'Great Cannon' to block Web content it doesn't like; Intel, Cray awarded $200 million to build powerful supercomputer; and there's more.
Categories: Media

Redirect to SMB Attack Can Exploit Windows Users, Report Finds

eWeek - Application Development - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 21:53
Microsoft, however, denies security vendor Cylance's claims that there is in fact a new attack type.
Categories: Media

USTelecom Continues its Legal Fight Against FCC on Net Neutrality

eWeek - Application Development - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 21:45
The trade group filed a supplemental petition with the courts so it can keep its legal standing in the fight against the FCC's net neutrality rules changes.
Categories: Media

Sensing & Sharing the Physical World By @KRBenedict | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Java Developer's Journal - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 21:15
We spend a lot of time talking and writing about the IoT (Internet of Things) in the macro, as a giant worldwide network of objects and things, communicating with themselves and others. That is indeed interesting, but the most interesting components of the IoT, in my opinion, are the sensors. Sensors are defined as, "Devices that detect or measure a physical property and record, indicate, or otherwise responds to it." In the context of IoT, sensors detect or measure a physical property and then communicate the findings wirelessly to a server for analysis. Sensors are our digital fingers that touch and feel the earth and environment!

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Categories: Java, Media

LG G4 Smartphone Images Inadvertently Posted Online

eWeek - Application Development - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 20:50
LG accidentally went live with a Website that includes details and images about its upcoming G4 smartphone. The site was apparently supposed to be offline until the phone's launch.
Categories: Media