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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...
Creating a Vulnerability Analysis is a quick and dirty calculation to help you begin the protection process. Nothing speaks to a business owner like the threat of losing money, losing customers, or losing employees. If you are tasked with "figuring it out", the following calculation is...
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...