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Consumers are continuing to adopt multiple connected devices and video content is expected to reach more than 70 percent of global traffic. This growth and the increased reliance on wireless networks is putting stress on existing 802.11a/b/g/n networks. As a result of this high usage, ...
This article gives you an inner insight into the design of a better singleton design pattern. In this article you will be able to learn how break a singleton design if it not designed properly. It will help you to follow the best practices adopted in the industry. A few days ago when ...
Kapow Software on Wednesday announced it has joined the Google Enterprise Partner program. With this new partnership, the company’s Kapow Katalyst Application Integration Platform 9.0 extends the power of Google search technologies across the enterprise and helps customers get more val...
Business processes manage the operational flow of business and when optimized achieve cost containment and flexibility as they need to be efficient and able to adapt to changing business conditions. The art of planning and implementing process management requires all the best cross-fun...
SYS-CON Events announced today that ServerCentral, Chicago’s leading provider of colocation, cloud, network connectivity, and managed services, 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 ...
If the mystery bidder for Quest Software is Dell as Reuters claims then Dell is going to have to fight for the prize if it really wants it because Insight Venture Partners has topped the $25.50-a-share cash bid Quest got last week, according to what a source told Bloomberg. The myste...
A recent post on the HTTP 2.0 War beginning garnered a very relevant question regarding WebSockets and where it fits in (what might shape up to be) an epic battle. The answer to the question, “Why not consider WebSockets here?” could be easily answered with two words: HTTP headers. It...
Another year and another Cloud Expo in New York. This year I will be giving two different presentations. The first is on Application Performance Monitoring in the Clouds. In this talk I will cover the five top lessons we have learned about performance and cloud applications. The seco...
Created 30 years ago, IPv4 has a 32-bit addressing scheme and can support approximately 4.3 billion devices connected directly to the Internet. Well aware that IPv4 addresses would eventually run out, the IETF created IPv6 as an upgrade to IPv4. IPv6 features a 128-bit addressing schem...
The longer you put off providing features and services offered in the cloud, the worse off you'll be, according to an article in Network Computing. The post by Define the Cloud's Joe Onisick offers a stark take on falling behind cloud adoption: "Every day that goes by that IT isn't m...
The Datapower appliances support the use of the FTP protocols for message transport. The purpose of this article is to present number of common use case scenarios for FTP polling, illustrating correct configurations of the device to support the use case. The use case scenarios are as ...
The cloud discussions have been changing rapidly over the last months, focusing away from infrastructure to applications, services and industry requirements. I’ve spent the last several weeks addressing some of the business aspects of cloud and why/how companies move to the cloud. It’...
JadeLiquid is pleased to announce the long-awaited release of the WebRenderer Swing Edition 6.0 supporting 64-bit systems. WebRenderer 6.0 includes support for both 32 and 64-bit systems on Windows, OS X and Linux. SPARC Solaris is also a supported platform. The WebRenderer Swing Editi...
Tcpdump is a widely used and powerful tool that captures, parses, and analyzes network traffic. Created by the Network Research Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, tcpdump (http://www.tcpdump.org) is deployed with libpcap (a C/C++ library for network t...
Does Knowledge = Power? At first glance the answer seems to be obvious – yes knowledge is power. After all we live in the knowledge economy. Most of us are knowledge workers. We have graduated from the industrial age to the information age. Knowledge is considered as the key asset of a...
Best Buy founder and its largest shareholder Richard Schulze, 71, will be stepping down as chairman June 21 after a board investigation found he didn’t disclose CEO Brian Dunn’s “extremely close personal relationship” with a 29-year-old female employee to the board’s audit committee. ...
First of all, it's worth mentioning that the choice of network hardware and software used in a company depends on the network topology. But the topology, in turn, depends on the company's needs and requirements. Thus, the competent network topology increases the efficiency of all the o...
On the surface, everything seems fine. If you do a search, you’ll see lots of people offering support for cloud-centric application frameworks. But, when I speak with companies actually moving Java applications into the Cloud or trying to create new Cloud services based on Java, I get ...
If you'd like to be able to use a PaaS offering to quickly and securely deploy your website, blog or web-based application, come see a demo and deep dive on Rackspace Cloud Sites. In his session at the 10th International Cloud Expo, Jereme Hancock, a Rackspace Cloud Sites Linux Syste...
In spite of the great strides the cloud industry has made in addressing security and integration concerns, large enterprises (e.g., banks, insurance companies, health care firms) continue to be reluctant to adopt the cloud for mission-critical applications. Further, resistance to cloud...
There’s been a cacophony of hyperbole and at times marketing fluff from vendors and analysts with regards to Reference Architectures and Converged Infrastructures. As IBM launched PureSystems, NetApp & Cisco decided it was also a good time to reiterate their strong partnership with Fle...
I occasionally get questions from clients who are using Agile and Scrum frameworks for software development. Techniques and tools aside, it is often questions about the fundamentals of collaboration that seem to be getting in the team’s way. Unlike most of the rest of the universe, ...
Do applications using NoSQL still require performance management? Is it always the best option to throw more hardware at a MapReduce job? In both cases, performance management is still about the application, but “Big Data” technologies have added a new wrinkle. In his session at the 1...
The application release lifecycle is unnecessarily complex, manual and time-consuming and its cumbersome nature is putting businesses in a position of weakness. This one very critical process determines how fast a business can deliver products to market and yet is complex, error-prone ...
The opportunity for today’s IT leaders is to transform IT by leveraging the new ecosystem of services that liberate IT from a technology focus to an information and innovation focus. In his general session at the 10th International Cloud Expo, Rich Taggart, Lead Partner at SHI, will ...
Elemental Design Patterns are the underlying core concepts of programming and software design that have remained described. This book is a book I wish I had 15 years ago to help me put the basics of programming into their proper context. Learning how to make use of patterns over the y...
As workers continue to demand business apps on their connected devices, the mobile cloud will play a key role in changing the enterprise IT landscape forever. The mobile cloud provides users with the ability to go beyond the capabilities of their smart devices by offering unlimited dat...
While many companies are leveraging Cloud Computing to limit their infrastructure and footprint, the reality is cloud computing is driving a massive data center build out. In fact, this data center expansion is growing at an unprecedented scale and is not sustainable based on the paral...
Design patterns are one of the most successful advances in software engineering, by any measure. The history of design patterns is a strange one though, and somewhere along the way, much of their original utility and elegance has been forgotten, misplaced, or simply miscommunicated. Th...
After Sun’s ex-CEOs Scott McNealy and Jonathan Schwartz testified for and against Oracle, respectively, last week at the Oracle v Google infringement trial, Java creator James Gosling, who hasn’t been able to hold a job at either Oracle or Google for more than a few months, waded into ...
This is one cool book. If you are starting to use Scrum, read it. If you are using Scrum, read it. If you are just wondering what Scrum is all about, read it. It gives the best insight into the workings of Scrum I have seen in a book. The chapters are laid out in a really nice to read...
“JReport 11 continues our mission to deliver data visualization, discovery, and self-service tools to our users on all modern platforms,” noted Dr. Bing Yao, President of Jinfonet Software, on the release of JReport 11. The new release, which provides advanced data visualization with...
This week in an interview with me, SAP's Head of Mobility, Sanjay Poonen predicted that by 2015, 50% of enterprise mobility applications would be HTML5 based. In another interview I conducted this week with Sencha's CEO, Michael Mullany, he predicted that by 2014, 50% of enterprise mo...
Modularity plays an important role in software architecture. It fills a gap that has existed since we began developing enterprise software systems in Java. This chapter discusses that gap and explores how modularity is an important intermediary technology that fills that gap. There a...
Interactive Voice Response (IVR) has come a long way over the years. What started out as simple systems for banks and airlines to provide after-hours touchtone access to routine requests is expected to grow into a nearly $3 billion market by 2017, handling billions of calls across vari...
The web is fundamentally changing the way we work – is your company ready? Intrigued by how more than 4 million businesses are using Google’s cloud to work in the future? Join us as we bring Google’s highly anticipated annual gathering of business leaders together to hear: Industry e...
Workday, the SaaS house co-founded by PeopleSoft veterans David Duffield and Aneel Bhusri, has reportedly hired Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley to lead its anticipated IPO according to Reuters and heard from “several sources familiar with the situation.” It’s supposed to be one of tec...
Our new SQL 2012 just released. I get asked all the time why should I upgrade to the latest. There are 100's of reasons with this one, I tried to pick the best 10. Multi-subnet failover clusters: A SQL Server multi-subnet failover cluster is a configuration where each failover cluster...
If I could change one decision Microsoft has made, it would be the one they made to drop Silverlight. Silverlight is the prefect line of business application platform for the enterprise, and this book shows us how to take full advantage of it. Although the author does an excellent job...
I am on my favorite soapbox - "standards" - standards around form filling. Generally speaking, no discussion of standards could be complete without an assessment of the state of play of the not so humble Adobe Portable Document Format or as most of us know it, PDF. I debated the merits...