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BI Research, Teradata Aster, and Hortonworks are teaming up to provide clear guidance on Big Data architecture and product integration to bring more value to businesses. Attend this discussion to learn more about: MapReduce for the data scientist: the Hadoop/Hive and RDBMS approaches ...
I purchased the OS X Lion: The Missing Manual to help me ramp up for my new MacBook Pro. Although I had been a Mac user in the past, it was in the distant past. It did a great job answering all the questions I had as I familiarized myself with the Mac operating system. The author does ...
Best Buy and its largest single shareholder, Richard Schulze, its founder and ousted chairman who wants to buy the struggling consumer electronics chain for around $9 billion – $24 to $26 a share – have smoked the peace pipe. Best Buy is going to let Schulze form an investment group ...
There are a few absolutes when it comes to school. First, lunches will always be terrible. Second, your locker will be too small to fit your oversized textbooks. Finally, there's a high likelihood that some of your student data will be stored in the cloud. This student data includes...
How’s this for ironic. Facebook, which is having trouble monetizing its vast mobile audience, is experimenting with the old-fashioned postcard to see if can turn a dime. The giant social network is testing functionality called “Mail A Postcard” in what appears to be a small closed bet...
Stand by, we’re in for another IT infrastructure transformation if a Massachusetts start-up by the clumsy name of SimpliVity has anything to say about it. It’s been three years in the oven and finally declared itself done enough to sample the other day in public beta. It means to ta...
Hortonworks recently unveiled the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP), which is 100% open source data management software powered by Apache Hadoop. HDP makes Hadoop easier to install, integrate, manage and use for enterprises and solution providers. Join us for this webinar as we outline ...
EPractize Labs is the first company that offered software study book and practice mock questions for Oracle’s Java SE 7 Programmer II(1Z1-804, OCPJP 7) Exam to achieve Oracle Certified Professional, Java SE 7 Programmer. The software guide has been released in the early stage of OCPJP ...
Embarcadero Technologies has announced the availability of a new version of the AppWave business platform and PC app store designed to help ISVs improve their customer experience. AppWave for ISVs expands on the Embarcadero experience with AppWave for enterprise customers and their e...
Neebula is scaling to serve its growing clientele of global enterprises, government and education customers in North America and Europe with the addition of senior leaders to its management team. Neebula Systems, a provider of business-level service modeling, management, and automated...
An ex TV weatherman built a weather graphics business only to find his server farm got mighty hot in the summer. What's an entrepreneur to do? Build a blade server business that uses conventional components that are swappable for greater reliability and lower operating cost. Open plat...
Customer engagement has long benefited from data and analytics. Knowing more about each of your customers, their attributes, preferences, behaviors and patterns, is essential to fostering meaningful engagement with them. As technologies advance, and more of people’s lives are lived onl...
Java architect certification training lab is an interactive learning and assessment material for OCMJEA (formerly SCEA) certification, developed and published by EPractize Labs. The exam kit provides enough study notes and practice questions with brief explanations for the certificatio...
Some testers dismiss the GUI driven approach as being too limited for complicated behaviors. Old school testers insist on only utilizing program-based scripts because past experience has led them to think that this is the most flexible or the only choice for handling complicated behavi...
HP said Wednesday that it’s going to write off $8 billion because its services business is a flat shambles. The goodwill impairment is more than half of the $13.9 billion it paid for EDS, which became HP Enterprise Services (ES) in 2008 so HP could look more like IBM. It’s also chan...
"This solution allows our clients to fully realize the benefits from the long-standing promise of the Cloud," said Vishnu Bhat, Vice-President and Global Head, Cloud, at Infosys, as Infosys on Tuesday launched the Infosys Cloud Ecosystem Hub. It enables enterprises to create, adopt...
Is VMware slowly becoming the new Oracle? That was the question being asked after the backlash to their initial vRAM licensing model at the launch of vSphere 5. With VMware's somewhat quick retraction, it was ensured that any unsavoury Larry Ellison comparisons were quickly put to bed....
Today’s information technology era is driven by software providers of all shapes and sizes. On the one hand we have big or very big providers who have established themselves through very sophisticated business models and ecosystem channels they have invested in for a long time. Tried a...
Hardware and software are expensive to maintain in any organization. Technology is constantly changing, and thus, organizations must budget for equipment upgrades and software upgrades. For some organizations, this may require upgrades annually. To remain up-to-date, companies must inv...
A penetration tester simulates an attack on a customer’s network by trying to find a way inside. Many such attacks begin using a scanning tool, such as NeXpose, Nessus, or Nmap, to look for network vulnerabilities; however, several of the leading Intrusion Detection/Protection systems ...
IT networks have reached a juncture where they must transition from static, host-centric, vLAN centric infrastructures, to modern, efficient programmable network fabrics that allow enterprises to leverage capacity on demand. They must also have the ability to move virtual machine (VM) ...
As observed in my earlier articles, the Java EE PaaS portfolio is gaining in strength each day, with support from major players such as IBM, Oracle, VMWare, Redhat , Google and Amazon. However unlike the Microsoft > .NET Framework > Azure PaaS equation where there is just one version ...
As part of its bankruptcy proceedings, Eastman Kodak has put 1,100 patents on the block. They are expected to be sold at auction on August 8. There was reportedly a Monday deadline for initial bids according to what “people familiar with the matter” told the Wall Street Journal. ...
The software application developer is about to become the cloud software-as-a-service application developer. At least this is the truism that we must accept if we give full credence to the ‘trending’ topics coming out of IT vendors’ newswires just now. Logically, as an industry, we ap...
World IPv6 Launch: June 6: The Internet Society, an international nonprofit organization that advises on Web standards, policy and education, has selected June 6, 2012, as the World IPv6 launch day. This date will mark the beginning of a new phase in the life of the Internet, when IPv6...
The Industrial Revolution began about 250 years ago and machines started to take over for human labor in factories, fields, and mines. It is true that this lead to major economic growth, but machines still replaced the average worker who could not get another job or find a new skill to...
Oracle announced on Monday that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Xsigo Systems, a provider of network virtualization technology. Xsigo's software-defined networking technology simplifies cloud infrastructure and operations by allowing customers to dynamically and flexibly c...
“We started ODCA about 18 months ago and it was one of the first user-driven organizations. It was a group of CIOs coming together to collaboratively decide what we want the cloud to be,” explained Marvin Wheeler, Chairman of Open Data Center Alliance, in this SYS-CON.tv interview with...
“We have launched our Postgres Plus Cloud Database, which is a Database as a Service, fully featured, elastic, highly available, auto scaling, and you can choose your database,” said Karen Padir, EVP of Products & Engineering at EnterpriseDB, in this SYS-CON.tv interview with Cloud Exp...
I’ve talked at length about the importance of business process monitoring alongside of system monitoring, but in discussions I found that sometimes an overview and simple examples are not enough to convince people about the benefits of this approach. Business owners think they don’t ne...
Symantec Wednesday pushed its CEO and president of three years Enrique Salem out and installed its chairman, former Intuit CEO Steve Bennett, in his place. Shares rose a cheery 13.5% to $14.96 on the news. “While progress has been made over the last three years in many areas,” Bennett...
Business process outsourcing (BPO) of shared services centres (SSC) is not really something new, but lately BPO's and SSC's have become particularly popular as discussion topics in large organizations with complex and simple business processes. In reality, the BPO function is nothin...
“We’re all about developers and enterprise and open source. We have a suite of tools all the way up from code to cloud,” stated Bart Copeland, President & CEO of ActiveState Software, in this SYS-CON.tv interview with Cloud Expo Conference Chair Jeremy Geelan at the 10th International ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Amplidata, a provider of Optimized Object Storage systems for Big Data, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 11th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 5–8, 2012, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Amplidata provides...
SYS-CON Events announced today that CodeFutures Corporation, the company behind dbShards, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 11th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 5–8, 2012, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. CodeFutures Corporation, the company...
“The cloud is very useful for analyzing Big Data and for hosting production Big Data as well. We are the first vendor to tackle this area of database scalability,” noted Cory Isaacson, CEO of dbShards, in this SYS-CON.tv interview with Cloud Expo Conference Chair Jeremy Geelan at the 1...
IT departments are struggling to adapt to new economic realities and a rapidly changing technology environment that includes fundamental shifts in mobile, social, and cloud computing technologies. The lingering effects of the downturn marked by flat-to-negative IT budgets are forcing ...
In this article I will provide you an effective and optimized approach of Factory Design Pattern in Java. As you know theFactory Method Pattern or popularly known as the Factory Design Pattern is one the design patterns under the category of "Creational Design Pattern". The basic prin...
As every technology literate reader will know, there is little to learn about the cloud computing service-based model of IT delivery from 14th century Sardinian legal codes and laws. At least, that’s what I thought until I spent a break on the island this weekend and read about the “C...
OpenXava is a framework for Rapid Java Web Development, well-suited for business and database oriented applications. OpenXava allows you develop applications just by writing simple domain classes with Java or Groovy. The user interface is generated automatically in runtime, without co...