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Embarcadero Acquires Castalia and Usertility From TwoDesk Software

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 20:45
Embarcadero Technologies announced that it has acquired Castalia for Delphi and Usertility from TwoDesk Software. Embarcadero will integrate the productivity features of Castalia into RAD Studio's integrated development environment (IDE) to e ...
Categories: Vendor

Brocade Offers Vyatta SDN Controller Free for a Year

eWeek - Application Development - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 20:45
The company also is launching a developer program designed to enable programmers to embrace the controller to create networking applications.
Categories: Media

Federal IT Pros Commit Gradually to the Cloud

eWeek - Application Development - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 20:45
Feds are finding outside expertise can be helpful: 56 percent worked with a consultant to conduct a readiness assessment and help navigate migration.
Categories: Media

Cloud Healthcare with HIPAA Compliance By @Ariel_Dan | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Java Developer's Journal - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 20:45
Orbograph is an innovative healthcare ISV that provides Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management (HRCM) solutions, online medical scheduling, PHR, and other services to hospitals and clinics. The Leader: Ran Rothschild, Director of Operations The Project: The company’s next generation of products launched as a cloud service. Orbograph was seeking to benefit from the advantages of cloud computing (elasticity, flexibility, cost-effectiveness) without compromising full compliance with HIPAA, Safe Harbor, and the utmost protection for its sensitive customer and corporate data.

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Categories: Java, Media

Simba Technologies Releases New ODBC 3.8 Connector for Cassandra

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 20:37
Simba Technologies has announced version two of its industry-leading ODBC driver for the Apache Cassandra high-performance distributed database platform. This release breaks new ground in cross-platform connectivity: The Simba Technologies Apache ...
Categories: Vendor

WANdisco Announces New Contribution to Apache Hadoop

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 20:35
WANdisco has announced that it had contributed code to the Apache Hadoop open source project that enables changes to the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) to be undone automatically when a transaction is aborted. This new feature, referred to ...
Categories: Vendor

Neo Technology Receives $20 Million in New Funding

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 20:31
Neo Technology, creator of Neo4j, the world's leading graph database, today announced the closing of $20 million in Series C funding, led by Creandum with Dawn Capital. Current investors Fidelity Growth Partners Europe, Sunstone Capital and C ...
Categories: Vendor

Canonical Embeds Ubuntu Linux Into Devices to Secure IoT

eWeek - Application Development - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 20:28
The new effort will extend Ubuntu's Snappy Linux technology to help enable the Internet of things.
Categories: Media

How OpenPOWER Went From Zero to 80 in Its First Year

eWeek - Application Development - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 20:00
The OpenPOWER Foundation, an open development community created to leverage IBM's POWER processor, capped off its first year and is looking ahead.
Categories: Media

iPhone 6 in the Enterprise: 10 Crucial Apps for Business Users

eWeek - Application Development - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 19:55
To get real value out of using the iPhone 6 in the workplace, there are a number of business apps that should be downloaded from Apple's App Store.
Categories: Media

'Internet of Things' Keynote By @Mac_Devine @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Java Developer's Journal - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 19:15
Almost everyone sees the potential of Internet of Things but how can businesses truly unlock that potential. The key will be in the ability to discover business insight in the midst of an ocean of Big Data generated from billions of embedded devices via Systems of Discover. Businesses will also need to ensure that they can sustain that insight by leveraging the cloud for global reach, scale and elasticity.

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Categories: Java, Media

Backlog Selection By Cost of Delay

Scrum Expert - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 18:58
Managing the product backlog and prioritizing the user stories if one of the main responsibilities of the product owners in Scrum. In this blog post, Andy Carmichael explains how to assess the priority of product backlog items using the cost of delay. The cost of Delay is the cost to bear as a result of delay in investment. Andy Carmichael bases his analysis on David Anderson’s Kanban book that proposes four archetypes to categorize the costs of delay, plotting on a chart the impact (opportunity cost) against the time of release. ...
Categories: Agile

Innovation Resonance By @TheEbizWizard | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Java Developer's Journal - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 18:00
Developing, say, the next generation computer chip is enormously expensive, both in terms of money as well as the time that researches must devote. If there were any question as to whether people would buy that faster chip, then the will to invest would drop, and with it the exponential growth pattern. In other words, the loop above is tuned for maximum feedback. Using the metaphor of tuning here is no accident – you can think of the pattern above as an example of resonance.

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Categories: Java, Media

Linux Foundation Releases Guide to Open Source Cloud Computing

Devx: Latest Published Articles - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 17:20
The guide will help enterprises build their own private clouds.
Categories: Media

Accelerate 'Real-World' Internet of Things By @AgilePoint | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 17:15
The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to evolve the way the world does business; however, understanding how to apply it to your company can be a mystery. Most people struggle with understanding the potential business uses or tend to get caught up in the technology, resulting in solutions that fail to meet even minimum business goals. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jesse Shiah, CEO / President / Co-Founder of AgilePoint Inc., showed what is needed to leverage the IoT to transform your business. He discussed opportunities and challenges ahead for the IoT from a market and technical point of view, including the various connectivity technologies, microcontrollers and processors available with a strong focus on applications. He also showed how to get started from a business and technology perspective so you can quickly bring to market connected solutions that expand business revenue, optimize operations and delight customers and users.

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Categories: Media, RIA

Cloud and Internet of Things By @HP | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 17:00
Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) are increasing at an unprecedented rate. The threat landscape of today is drastically different than just a few years ago. Attacks are much more organized and sophisticated. They are harder to detect and even harder to anticipate. In the foreseeable future it's going to get a whole lot harder. Everything you know today will change. Keeping up with this changing landscape is already a daunting task. Your organization needs to use the latest tools, methods and expertise to guard against those threats. But will that be enough? In the foreseeable future attacks will originate from entirely new attack platforms. The tools and methods you use today will not protect you from the threats you will face tomorrow. Your security experts will be no match for this new threat. Where will these attacks come from? It isn't where you think.

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Categories: Media, RIA

Elisa Uses @ThingWorx for Internet of Things Service | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 17:00
“The age of the Internet of Things is upon us,” stated Thomas Svensson, senior vice-president and general manager EMEA, ThingWorx, “and working with forward-thinking companies, such as Elisa, enables us to deploy our leading technology so that customers can profit from complete, end-to-end solutions.” ThingWorx, a PTC® (Nasdaq: PTC) business and Internet of Things (IoT) platform provider, announced on Monday that Elisa, Finnish provider of mobile and fixed broadband subscriptions, will deploy ThingWorx® platform technology to enable a new Elisa IoT service in Finland and Estonia.

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‘Managing Recurring Revenue’ By @AriaSystemsInc | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 15:00
Recurring revenue models are great for driving new business in every market sector, but they are complex and need to be effectively managed to maximize profits. How you handle the range of options for pricing, co-terming and proration will ultimately determine the fate of your bottom line. In his session at 15th Cloud Expo, Brendan O'Brien, Co-founder at Aria Systems, session examined: How time impacts recurring revenue How to effectively handle customer plan changes The range of pricing and packaging options to consider

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‘Cloud Foundry Deployment’ By @Altoros | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Java Developer's Journal - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 15:00
In his session at DevOps Summit, Andrei Yurkevich, CTO at Altoros, provided an overview of all the benefits and opportunities, as well as drawbacks of deploying Cloud Foundry PaaS with Juju and compared it to BOSH. Discover the features that overlap, and understand what Juju Charm is, what it is not, where you use one or the other or where you use both BOSH and Juju Charms together. Andrei Yurkevich is Cloud Foundry protagonist and CTO at Altoros. Under his supervision, the Altoros engineering team has grown from zero to more than 250 specialists across seven global locations. Currently, he is responsible for technology alliances in Platform-as-a-Service, Big Data, and Cloud Automation.

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Categories: Java, Media

Pros and Cons of 5 Mobile UI Frameworks

DevX: Open Source Articles - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 13:10
Take a quick look at the benefits to, and drawbacks of, the most popular frameworks currently available.
Categories: Open Source