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Delivering Agility in a Secure Cloud By @WhoaCloud | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

JDJ - 7 hours 4 min ago
While there are hundreds of public and private cloud hosting providers to choose from, not all clouds are created equal. If you’re seeking to host enterprise-level mission-critical applications, where Cloud Security is a primary concern, WHOA.com is setting new standards for cloud hosting, and has established itself as a major contender in the marketplace. We are constantly seeking ways to innovate and leverage state-of-the-art technologies. In his session at 16th Cloud Expo, Mike Rivera, Senior Solutions Consultant at WHOA.com, will show how a flexible cloud environment enables you to have full visibility into your core infrastructure, enabling you to be proactive and address potential problems before they arise, while providing you with the data for proper capacity planning to support business demand.

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Containers Expo Blog Launched at @DevOpsSummit | #IoT #DevOps #Docker #Microservices

JDJ - 7 hours 34 min ago
Containers Expo Blog covers the world of containers, as this lightweight alternative to virtual machines enables developers to work with identical dev environments and stacks. Containers Expo Blog offers top articles, news stories, and blog posts from the world's well-known experts and guarantees better exposure for its authors than any other publication. Bookmark Containers Expo Blog ▸ Here Follow new article posts on Twitter at @ContainersExpo

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A Java Developer's Perspective on the Power and Danger of JavaScript's Object Prototype

Java Lobby Announcements - 13 hours 33 min ago
In the Anti-Patterns section of the book Learning JavaScript Design Patterns, author Addy Osmani calls "Modifying the Object class prototype" a "particularly bad Preview Text:  In the Anti-Patterns section of the book Learning JavaScript Design Patterns, author Addy Osmani calls "Modifying the Object class...
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Monolithic Core vs Full Microservice Architecture

Java Lobby Announcements - 13 hours 34 min ago
Martin Fowler recently released another article on microservices, specifically about the hype surrounding them. He states that though microservices are a hot topic right now, they add unnecessary complexity to systems that would do just fine with a single monolithic application built with good modularity. While I agree with his point that microservices do add complexity, especially when it...
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DZone Refcardz: NoSQL and Data Scalability 2.0

Java Lobby Announcements - 13 hours 34 min ago
We are happy to announce the release of DZone's latest Refcardz publication: NoSQL and Data Scalability 2.0 by Eugene Ciurana. This resource follows up on Eugene's original NoSQL Refcard with the latest information concerning your non-relational database options. Preview Text:  We are happy to announce the release of DZone's latest Refcardz...
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'The Witcher 3' Performance Problems: You're Not Alone

Java Lobby Announcements - 13 hours 34 min ago
CD Projekt Red’s “The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt” recently launched, and it looks beautiful. Well, on some PCs. Players have experienced significant performance issues running “The Witcher 3,” on AMD GPUs, and naturally gamers took to their favorite jousting arena: the Internet. Preview Text:  CD Projekt Red’s “The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt”...
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How the Internet of Things will Enable the Digital-First World

Java Lobby Announcements - 13 hours 34 min ago
Written by Mark Morley Unless you have been living in a remote cave for the past two years, you will have noticed that the Internet of Things is now on the top of every CIO’s agenda. When I posted my first blog on the IoT in 2013, IoT had relatively low media coverage and then boom, it has become the must have IT strategy of the decade. Preview Text:  ...
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Enjoy Your Additional 'Leap Second' on June 30th 2015

Java Lobby Announcements - 14 hours 3 min ago
This year on June 30th at 23:59:59 UTC, rather than the 59th second ticking to 00, there is an additional second added so clocks will tick to 60 before going to 00.If this sounds rather odd, check out a more detailed explanation here on Wikipedia. Preview Text:  This year on June 30th at 23:59:59 UTC, rather than the 59th second ticking...
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How To Create a Legacy Code Kata Source Code

Java Lobby Announcements - 14 hours 4 min ago
From time to time I do a Clean Code Workshop for coworkers or customers. A large part of these workshops deals with legacy code. I always start with the Ugly Trivia Game by J. B. Rainsberger, which actually isn’t by him, but I use his version anyway. While it is a great resource it gets boring after you have reviewed, tested, refactored, tested it some more and reviewed the tests and...
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Deployment Composition In Cloudify

Java Lobby Announcements - 14 hours 4 min ago
[This article was written by DeWayne Filppi.] Preview Text:  In this model, a database deployment (for example) can be instantiated independently from other tiers. The other tiers can come and go independently of the database. Cloudify has no built in capability to express such a model, but the flexible plugin architecture makes it rather simple to...
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Fireside Chat Recap: Sam Ramji Shares Insight on Cloud Foundry Foundation and PaaS

Java Lobby Announcements - 14 hours 4 min ago
Last week Bernard Golden had the opportunity to interview Sam Ramji, the newly appointed CEO of the Cloud Foundry Foundation, as part of his Cloud Luminary Fireside Chat series. They discussed Sam's initial focus, his goals and the vision for Cloud Foundry as well as the impact Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) has for businesses. Below is a recording of the entire Fireside Chat and notable quotes...
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Four Ways to Quickly Test Swift Code

Java Lobby Announcements - 14 hours 4 min ago
As developers, we are always looking for a better, faster way of doing things. Whenever I am learning a new language that typically runs in an IDE, then I begin to look for ways to test code snippets through either the Terminal for Mac or the command prompt on Windows. Swift is no exception. As I’ve been working more and more with this language, I’ve uncovered four ways to quickly...
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Load Balancing Microsoft Exchange with NGINX Plus

Java Lobby Announcements - 14 hours 4 min ago
[This article was written by Nick Shadrin] Preview Text:  Last month we announced the release of NGINX Plus R6 and with it a number of new features that were on our customers’ wish lists. Several of the features, including full-featured TCP load balancing and enhancements to our live activity monitoring dashboard, extend the benefits of NGINX...
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Performance Monitoring Is About More than Online Systems

Java Lobby Announcements - 14 hours 4 min ago
[This article was written by Dritan Suljoti]Imagine you had my day this past weekend. Imagine that your wife likes to shop for clothes online, and really loves both Nordstrom and HauteLook, but since it’s difficult to gauge how something will fit, she likes to order multiple sizes and have her husband return the extras to the store. Preview Text:  ...
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IoT, ALM, PLM, CD, and All That Jazz!

Java Lobby Announcements - 14 hours 4 min ago
Written by Andreas DharmawanWith the proliferation of IoT and connected devices, many traditional manufacturing companies find themselves now needing to become software companies – expanding their focus from production of physical goods, to infusing software into their products. This complexity of integrating software, hardware, firmware and physical components requires an evolution...
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Data Virtualization Primer - Introduction

Java Lobby Announcements - 14 hours 33 min ago
 This week we are starting the Data Virtualization Primer which I am splitting into 3 series - The Basics, The Connectors and the Solutions.  My goal is to publish one or two articles a week, each one covering a topic that can be reviewed in a short amount of time.  Demos and examples will be included and some of the topics will be broken into multiple parts to help easily digest...
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Bluemix Is Evolving… In A Good Way

Java Lobby Announcements - 14 hours 33 min ago
A year ago when Bluemix was first released in beta it was marketed as a word class enterprise platform-as-a-service in the public cloud.  Over the past year Bluemix has evolved in many ways, but two of them have started Bluemix down the path of being more than just a public PaaS. Preview Text:  A year ago when Bluemix was first...
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Your #Python Performance By @Monitis | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps #Containers #Microservices]

JDJ - 19 hours 4 min ago
Python is really a language which has swept the scene in recent years in terms of popularity, elegance, and functionality. Research shows that 8 out 10 computer science departments in the U.S. now teach their introductory courses with Python, surpassing Java. Top-ranked CS departments at MIT and UC Berkeley have switched their introductory courses to Python. And the top three MOOC providers (edX, Coursera, and Udacity) all offer introductory programming courses in Python. Not to mention, Python is known to have an easy syntax that makes learning much more tolerable, and it scales up easily – especially in cloud-based environments.

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What the Shopify IPO Means for the Cloud By @IanKhanLive | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

JDJ - Tue, 2015-05-26 15:00
The launch of the Shopify IPO on the NYSE is a leap forward and a testimony tothe high quality of the Canadian technology sector. In its first trading day, Shopify was oversubscribed by 51% As a solution-focused company, for us it’s a day of pride and tribulations to see a fellow technology company launching a successful IPO on one of the world’s greatest trading desks, Shopify, that started with humble beginnings, is one of the latest IPO’s to hit the market that is both tech, and Canadian. As a Canadian company Shopifys IPO success is a testimony to Canada being a breeding ground for world-class software companies. Shopifys and its solutions are not new to the industry, but the culmination of the right solution at the right time and a lot of hard work is evident from their success. Today, Shopify’s ecommerce platform serves the needs of over 165,000 merchants.

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‘Data Privacy: US vs Europe’ By @CiscoCloud | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

JDJ - Tue, 2015-05-26 13:00
It's time to face reality: "Americans are from Mars, Europeans are from Venus," and in today's increasingly connected world, understanding "inter-planetary" alignments and deviations is mission-critical for cloud. In her session at 15th Cloud Expo, Evelyn de Souza, Data Privacy and Compliance Strategy Leader at Cisco Systems, discussed cultural expectations of privacy based on new research across these elements

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