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Cloud, Big Data, and the 'Internet of Things'
Are you ready to put your data in the cloud?
What is the future of security in the cloud?
Does Docker quickly advance the development of an IoT application?
What are the implications of Moore's Law on Hadoop deployments?
Cloud Expo / @ThingsExpo 2015... (more)
The Implications of Google’s Mobilegeddon
Google, with one fell swoop, changed their search algorithm and changing the
lives (and livelihoods) of billions. Enter Mobilegeddon.
With smartphones becoming as ubiquitous as ever, people are increasingly
using them for tasks that they used to do on their PCs, like search. And just
as in earlier generations, whole countries skipped widespread landline
networks to go directly to wireless feature phones, now whole generations of
consumers around the world are entirely skipping PCs and directly accessing
the internet from their mobile phones... (more)
by Chris Riley
Boy was I naive. When I first learned about the term PaaS, I threw it away
quickly into a metaphorical garbage can. Of course you need your servers I
thought. This was about five years ago. But now, I realize how silly that
While IaaS is still the primary back end for applications, there are many out
there that contain a combination of PaaS and IaaS, and a rare handful that
are 100% PaaS. And for both of these scenarios the importance of log
management and analysis remains.
PaaS is an abstraction of the server. A services layer that can run
Microsoft One Ups Google+ for Photos
Just got the latest update for the OneDrive app and saw the new tags section
that tries to classify photos automatically based on content.
Tags range from #building to #group. It is reasonably accurate too, though I
don’t take too kindly to baby photos being tagged #dog & #animal.
Either ways, good to see a feature like this make it to an app rather than
having a research lab project having its thunder stolen by a competitor’s
published app (Hyperlapse from Instagram did pretty much this).
Filed under: Technology Tagged: Google, Microsoft, onedr... (more)
Beyond IoT Hook Ups: How to Get Customers to Say ‘I Do'
When it comes to the Internet of Things, hooking up will get you only so far.
If you want customers to commit, you need to go beyond simply connecting
products. You need to use the devices themselves to transform how you engage
with every customer and how you manage the entire product lifecycle.
In his session at @ThingsExpo, Sean Lorenz, Technical Product Manager for
Xively at LogMeIn, will show how "product relationship management" can help
you leverage your connected devices and the data they generate about customer
SYS-CON Media announced that Splunk, a provider of the leading software
platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, has launched an ad campaign
on Big Data Journal.
Splunk software and cloud services enable organizations to search, monitor,
analyze and visualize machine-generated Big Data coming from websites,
applications, servers, networks, sensors and mobile devices.
The ads focus on delivering ROI - how improved uptime delivered $6M in annual
ROI, improving customer operations by mining large volumes of unstructured
data, and how data tracking delivers uptime when it mat... (more)
Cloud and Big Data present unique dilemmas: embracing the benefits of these new technologies while maintaining the security of your organization's assets. When an outside party owns, controls and manages your infrastructure and computational resources, how can you be assured that sensitive data remains private and secure? How do you best protect data in mixed use cloud and big data infrastructure sets? Can you still satisfy the full range of reporting, compliance and regulatory requirements?
May. 6, 2015 09:15 AM EDT Reads: 3,782
Between the compelling mockups and specs produced by your analysts and designers, and the resulting application built by your developers, there is a gulf where projects fail, costs spiral out of control, and applications fall short of requirements.
In his session at DevOps Summit, Charles Kendrick, CTO and Chief Architect at Isomorphic Software, will present a new approach where business and development users collaborate – each using tools appropriate to their goals and expertise – to build mo...
May. 6, 2015 09:00 AM EDT Reads: 4,093
Chuck Piluso will present a study of cloud adoption trends and the power and flexibility of IBM Power and Pureflex cloud solutions.
Speaker Bio: Prior to Data Storage Corporation (DSC), Mr. Piluso founded North American Telecommunication Corporation, a facilities-based Competitive Local Exchange Carrier licensed by the Public Service Commission in 10 states, serving as the company's chairman and president from 1997 to 2000.
Between 1990 and 1997, Mr. Piluso served as chairman & founder of ...
May. 6, 2015 09:00 AM EDT Reads: 892
While Docker continues to be the darling of startups, enterprises and IT innovators around the world, networking continues to be a real mess. Indeed, managing the interaction between Docker containers and networks has always been fraught with complications. Without automation in networking, the vision of running Docker at scale and letting IT run the same apps unchanged on the laptop and in the data center or for any cloud cannot be realized.
May. 6, 2015 08:45 AM EDT Reads: 969
To manage complex web services with lots of calls to the cloud, many businesses have invested in Application Performance Management (APM) and Network Performance Management (NPM) tools. Together APM and NPM tools are essential aids in improving a business's infrastructure required to support an effective web experience... but they are missing a critical component - Internet visibility.
Internet connectivity has always played a role in customer access to web presence, but in the past few years u...
May. 6, 2015 08:45 AM EDT Reads: 1,459
The Internet of Things Maturity Model (IoTMM) is a qualitative method to gauge the growth and increasing impact of IoT capabilities in an IT environment from both a business and technology perspective.
In his session at @ThingsExpo, Tony Shan will first scan the IoT landscape and investigate the major challenges and barriers. The key areas of consideration are identified to get started with IoT journey. He will then pinpoint the need of a tool for effective IoT adoption and implementation, whic...
May. 6, 2015 08:30 AM EDT Reads: 1,226
SYS-CON Events announced today that Secure Infrastructure & Services will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and the 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Secure Infrastructure & Services (SIAS) is a managed services provider of cloud computing solutions for the IBM Power Systems market. The company...
May. 6, 2015 08:15 AM EDT Reads: 1,117
SYS-CON Events announced today that dcVAST, a leader in IT infrastructure management, support service and cloud service, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
dcVAST provides cutting-edge IT services and IT infrastructure management services. dcVAST builds robust systems that are simple, secure and serviceable. dcVAST’s IT infrastructure support and IT services expertise can help companies r...
May. 6, 2015 08:00 AM EDT Reads: 716
"SOASTA built the concept of cloud testing in 2008. It's grown from rather meager beginnings to where now we are provisioning hundreds of thousands of servers on a daily basis on behalf of customers around the world to test their applications," explained Tom Lounibos, CEO of SOASTA, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at DevOps Summit, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
May. 6, 2015 08:00 AM EDT Reads: 3,655
DevOps is all about agility. However, you don't want to be on a high-speed bus to nowhere. The right DevOps approach controls velocity with a tight feedback loop that not only consists of operational data but also incorporates business context. With a business context in the decision making, the right business priorities are incorporated, which results in a higher value creation.
In his session at DevOps Summit, Todd Rader, Solutions Architect at AppDynamics, discussed key monitoring techniques...
May. 6, 2015 08:00 AM EDT Reads: 3,739
DevOps Summit, taking place Nov 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with 17th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world.
The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to wait for long developmen...
May. 6, 2015 08:00 AM EDT Reads: 943
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 ...
May. 6, 2015 07:30 AM EDT Reads: 3,670
Cloud computing started a technology revolution; now DevOps is driving that revolution forward. By enabling new approaches to service delivery, cloud and DevOps together are delivering even greater speed, agility, and efficiency. No wonder leading innovators are adopting DevOps and cloud together!
In his session at DevOps Summit, Andi Mann, Vice President of Strategic Solutions at CA Technologies, explored the synergies in these two approaches, with practical tips, techniques, research data, wa...
May. 6, 2015 07:00 AM EDT Reads: 5,911
Shipping daily, injecting faults, and keeping an extremely high availability "without Ops"? Understand why NoOps does not mean no operations. Agile development methodologies require evolved operations to be successful.
In his keynote at DevOps Summit, David Tesar, Microsoft Technical Evangelist on Microsoft Azure and DevOps, will discuss how Microsoft teams who have made huge progress with a DevOps transformation effectively utilize operations staff and how challenges were overcome. Regardless ...
May. 6, 2015 07:00 AM EDT Reads: 968
The recent trends like cloud computing, social, mobile and Internet of Things are forcing enterprises to modernize in order to compete in the competitive globalized markets.
However, enterprises are approaching newer technologies with a more silo-ed way, gaining only sub optimal benefits.
The Modern Enterprise model is presented as a newer way to think of enterprise IT, which takes a more holistic approach to embracing modern technologies.
May. 6, 2015 06:00 AM EDT Reads: 4,922
Security can create serious friction for DevOps processes. We've come up with an approach to alleviate the friction and provide security value to DevOps teams.
In her session at DevOps Summit, Shannon Lietz, Senior Manager of DevSecOps at Intuit, will discuss how DevSecOps got started and how it has evolved.
Shannon Lietz has over two decades of experience pursuing next generation security solutions. She is currently the DevSecOps Leader for Intuit where she is responsible for setting and driv...
May. 6, 2015 06:00 AM EDT Reads: 2,960
Software is eating the world. Companies that were not previously in the technology space now find themselves competing with Google and Amazon on speed of innovation. As the innovation cycle accelerates, companies must embrace rapid and constant change to both applications and their infrastructure, and find a way to deliver speed and agility of development without sacrificing reliability or efficiency of operations.
In her Day 2 Keynote DevOps Summit, Victoria Livschitz, CEO of Qubell, discussed...
May. 6, 2015 06:00 AM EDT Reads: 4,818
Software-driven innovation is becoming a primary approach to how businesses create and deliver new value to customers. A survey of 400 business and IT executives by the IBM Institute for Business Value showed businesses that are more effective at software delivery are also more profitable than their peers nearly 70 percent of the time (1). DevOps provides a way for businesses to remain competitive, applying lean and agile principles to software development to speed the delivery of software that ...
May. 6, 2015 05:45 AM EDT Reads: 5,329
“Oh, dev is dev and ops is ops, and never the twain shall meet.” With apoloies to Rudyard Kipling and all of his fans, this describes the early state of the two sides of DevOps.
Yet the DevOps approach is demanded by cloud computing, as the speed, flexibility, and scalability in today's so-called “Third Platform” must not be hindered by the traditional limitations of software development and deployment.
A recent report by Gartner, for example, says that 25% of Global 2000 companies will b...
May. 6, 2015 05:45 AM EDT Reads: 1,931
SYS-CON Events announced today that FierceDevOps will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
FierceDevOps keeps software developers and IT operations personnel updated on the latest news and trends around the rapidly evolving role of the traditional IT worker.
May. 6, 2015 05:30 AM EDT Reads: 2,544