AJAX & RIA Journal

Avnet, Inc. has announced that it ranked No. 4 on the InformationWeek Elite 100 - a list of the top business technology innovators in the U.S. Avnet was recognized for the development of an innovative cloud-based training system that serves as the foundation for Avnet Academy - t... (more)
DevOpsDays Rockies: An Elevated Event By Tara Calihman Last week, I had the pleasure of attending my first DevOpsDays event, held down the road from the VictorOps office in Denver. It helped that VictorOps was a sponsor of the event and that our DevOps Evangelist, Jason Hand, was... (more)
Why We Win with Blue Box Cloud Private Cloud as a Service (PCaaS) is a powerful model, but its value is often misunderstood. During the first year of Blue Box Cloud general availability, the most consistent question I received was, "Why an OpenStack hosted private cloud?" And th... (more)
In Privilege We Trust: Locking Down Super-Users for Maximum Cybersecurity Privileged Identity Management (PIM) is the lowest common denominator in today's most treacherous corporate and governmental security breaches. Or more accurately: Privilege Mismanagement. Sony, Target, Anth... (more)
Cassandra Use Case - Including Performance Monitoring by Mick Emmett For those of you using Cassandra or considering it, we’ve got another Sematext user’s Planet Cassandra case study for your reading pleasure.  In this Q&A/use case, Alain Rodriguez, main Data Architect for Teads.t... (more)
A Radically Different, Cloud-Centric Development Model for Mixed Teams 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 ap... (more)
We’ve all heard about the rapid adoption of JavaScript in recent years. To summarize, JavaScript is the #1 most-used language on GitHub and it looks like this trend will continue. In fact, as one article put it, “JavaScript is the number one language in the world; it’s the langua... (more)
In this 4-part blog series, I am exposing DevOps best practices using a metaphor inspired by the famous 6th century Chinese manuscript: "The Art of War." It is worth reminding that Sun Tzu, just like me, considered war as a necessary evil, which must be avoided whenever possible.... (more)
Red Queen or Dystopia? The Sorry State of Cybersecurity Warning: if you like a manageable inbox, then whatever you do, don't get a press pass to the RSA Conference. I've had such passes to conferences before, even quite large ones, but nothing prepared me for the onslaught of PR ... (more)
SYS-CON Events announced today that Plutora, Inc., the leading global provider of enterprise release management and test environment management SaaS solutions, will exhibit at SYS-CON's DevOps Summit 2015 New York, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in... (more)
SYS-CON Events announced today that Open Data Centers (ODC), a carrier-neutral colocation provider, 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. Open Data Centers is a carrier-neutr... (more)
Orchestrating Distributed Deployments with Docker and Containers Thanks to Docker, it becomes very easy to leverage containers to build, ship, and run any Linux application on any kind of infrastructure. Docker is particularly helpful for microservice architectures because their s... (more)
SYS-CON Events announced today that Blue Box has been named "Bronze Sponsor" of DevOps Summit New York, which will take place on June 9-11 at the Javits Center in New York City. Contact @BlueBox for your FREE @CloudExpo pass. Blue Box bridge the chasm between development and infr... (more)
The Cloud Has a Down-and-Dirty Lining What's inside the cloud? Hard work. Cloud operators know the world inside the datacenter is gritty. Vendor marketing speak and cloudwashing quickly melt in the heat of SLAs, uptime guarantees, and users who want it now. In his session at Dev... (more)
HashiCorp, a leader in the DevOps marketplace, announced $10 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Mayfield, with GGV Capital and True Ventures also participating. HashiCorp plans to use the money to build out its enterprise offering, rapidly scale the team, and conti... (more)
SYS-CON Events announced today that CodeFutures, a leading supplier of database performance tools, has been named a "Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York, NY. CodeFutures is an independ... (more)
SYS-CON Events announced today Isomorphic Software, the global leader in high-end, web-based business applications, will exhibit at SYS-CON's DevOps Summit 2015 New York, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Isomorphic Software is ... (more)
When it comes to microservices there are myths and uncertainty about the journey ahead. Deploying a “Hello World” app on Docker is a long way from making microservices work in real enterprises with large applications, complex environments and existing organizational structures. ... (more)
Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here One of the biggest challenges when developing connected devices is identifying user value and delivering it through successful user experiences. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Mike Kuniavsky, Principal Scientist, Innovation Services at PAR... (more)
Nike’s Journey to Microservices – Getting to Production Fast Nike is an organization that understands the shift described by Michael Porter, to a third generation of competitive advantage where technology becomes an integral part of product value. Fitness is a key area where IoT... (more)
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