Latest Blogs from SYS-CON MEDIA
Boon Lee, Director of KC Dev Con & Dev Manager Extraordinaire What’s better than chatting with a multi-talented, hugely respected development manager like Boon Lee? Seeing his kids’ heads pop up in the video interview. Mini Boon Lee clones. This, my friends, is how we’ll take over ...
Brian Madsen, LinkedIn .Net User Group Manager, Microsoft MVP, Blogger, & Consultant at byBrick Development AB You know when you meet someone and you say to yourself, “this person is my new best friend.” (but not in a creepy way.) Brian Madsen is one of those super genuine, fun and...
Apache Kafka is fast becoming the preferred messaging infrastructure for dealing with contemporary, data-centric workloads such as Internet of Things, gaming, and online advertising. The ability to ingest data at a lightening speed makes it an ideal choice for building complex data pro...
Eric A. Meyer, Technical Consultant, Author, Trainer and Co-founder of An Event Apart When he’s not doing things like speaking at An Event Apart (which he co-founded), writing bleeding edge books on front-end development, and helping families heal after tragic loss— he still finds time...
David Fox, Co-Founder & Head of Eng / devRant After a day on the developer front line, we all need to blow off steam. Now there’s an app for that. We got to chat with David Fox, co-founder and head of engineering of NYC-based devRant, about the app and the tools he uses to make ran...
The Co-host of .NET Rocks! Opens His Performance Diagnostic Toolbox for us, and for a Good Cause Richard Campbell, Podcast, Dev Con, & Non-profit Rock Star Richard Campbell—veteran developer, podcasting guru, Dev Con master (DEVIntersection!) and philanthropist— is like the Dr. Hou...
Matt Watson, Founder & CEO / Stackify It has been said that tools are what made us human. Our ability to create and use tools allows us to do things that were not imaginable before. Software itself has made developers profoundly more productive over the last 50 years. Can you imagi...
You will be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn’t enjoy or engage with video games in this modern age. From mobile apps, Facebook games, to everyday gamification, we are always at play. Developer turned founder, Stephen Foster, found his success in the gaming world by creating a way...
John Negron, Founder / Be a Doer The path from developer to founder takes people on many different paths. In the process of creating a non-profit volunteer pipeline and event management platform, Be a Doer founder John Negron discovered his experience to be a lot harder than expected. ...
Jeff Atwood, Founder / Stack Overflow / Discourse.org Co-founder / Stack Exchange   When you finally reach your goal of a successful product launch, where do you go from there? Do you stick with it or sell it and move on and start the process all over again? Founder of Stack Overf...
The world of tech changes in a blink of an eye. When developing your own product and founding a company, your skills have to grow at the speed of that change. Successful developers-turned-founders gave us their top skills they believe are invaluable in this age of technology. 1. Skill ...
Despite the rapid growth of new programming languages and platforms, PHP continues to be a stable workforce that powers much of the web. More than 82 percent of the internet is powered with server-side programming apps using PHP — more than ASP.NET, Java, and ColdFusion. For a while, i...
By Anthea Strezze Digital Transformation: Not Because it’s Easy, but Because it’s Hard  Sys-Con Media | Charles Araujo of Intellyx shares an inspiring view of digital […]
Bob Gourley Editor's note: Dave Mihelcic has been a leader, mentor and friend to thousands, including me.  I wish him the very best in his transition from government service.  It was great to see how DISA honored him with with a farewell release on their site. Find and follow Dave on L...
Elastic Stack is a great big data and analytics platform that can be used for multiple purposes and its core functionality is free. We are using it internally on different projects but I want to share today how you can use it to collect and visualize some analytics from VMware. Elastic...
Often when we talk about backup and continuity we focus on the dramatic. Fire. Flood. Snow. Ice. Tornadoes. Hurricanes. Meteors. And yet we don’t focus on a leading cause of needing backups – human beings. Human beings make mistakes. Backup helps us “erase” those mistakes. Human beings...
In a previous post, we reviewed a GitLab issue and asked our readers, what is the worst sysadmin mistakes you have made? While searching for information on the topic I discovered this Reddit thread with over 200 comments from sysadmins around the world explaining their biggest mistakes...
A note  from Drexel Hamilton’s analyst Brian White via Business Insider shares that he believes “Apple has Samsung on the ropes like never before in recent memory.” The competition between the The post Analyst says Apple has upper hand on Samsung now more than ever appeared first on Te...
Gartner recently released the Critical Capabilities for Software Test Automation report. The research is intended to help application delivery leaders evaluate different test automation tools as...
Gartner recently released the Critical Capabilities for Software Test Automation report. The research is intended to help application delivery leaders evaluate different test automation tools as...
When you’re committed to the cloud, make sure you invest in the right infrastructure. Scalability is the key, and flexibility is what you need to be […]
As technology continues to advance, an increasing amount of tools is required to manage the day-to-day jobs of IT professionals. Each of these tools adds a layer of complexity to a business’s operations; so at some point, the addition of these tools tend to have an adverse effect...
Great news – you can now find the collection of our CEO Rich Napolitano’s blog posts in one spot. Keep an eye on our new CEO Blog for Rich’s insights into the latest networking trends. From hybrid cloud to next-gen data centers, there are a lot of moving parts in our industry and...
Dominating a number of key markets across the world, Including the USA, the UK, Canada and Australia, iOS is considered a go-to mobile platform for business applications. Indeed, iOS has proven to outperform its main competitor, Android, in terms of app revenue and adoption. Yet, emerg...
                        For 8 years, I’ve maintained two websites: the one here for my book and another for my copywriting and consulting business. To keep things simpler for you and me, I’m merging the two into a ...
The hallmark of a great tech conference lies in the amount of educational material that it provides its attendees, and the new ideas that they come away with after listening to talks and discussions by acclaimed experts. This April at Elevate in Las Vegas, attendees will not only hear ...
OneAgent Java Support for Tibco JMS Support for Spring web services Support for CXF 3.x JAX-RS client .NET Support for Service Fabric remoting General improvements and fixes Efficiency improvements for many technologies, resulting in lower CPU usage. Support for user-defined bridge net...
The Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform provides hyper-converged infrastructures for software-defined data center management and improved operational agility for faster scaling. Delivering storage, compute and network resources as consolidated hardware nodes, Nutanix helps enterprises si...
The Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform provides hyper-converged infrastructures for software-defined data center management and improved operational agility for faster scaling. Delivering storage, compute and network resources as consolidated hardware nodes, Nutanix helps enterprises si...
FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION Media Contact:Danielle Burnett, [email protected] Bringing Computer Science Education to Rhode Island’s Students: Announcing GameSalad’s CS4RI Partnership In October 2016, we met Holly Walsh at an education conference in Washington, D.C. Holly is an E...
Had a great time catching up with old friends last night at RSA.  We have much to talk about this year, including greater recognition for bald security bloggers. Maybe we’ll even get Rothman to shave?
For many years, Akamai has been the undisputed leader in the Content Delivery Network (CDN) market it pioneered. Now that CDN capabilities have largely become commoditized, […]
Integration capabilities are quickly becoming the most important feature in a business process management software.... The post The Increasing Mandate for BPM Integration appeared first on KiSSFLOW.
Making teams more operationally efficient means they must also become more personally responsible for outcomes. A look at how organizations can zero in on the workers who are prepared to do just that. Get the whole story and more on The Fast Track
There are so many software platforms in 2017 that are used by thousands of mobile app developers all over the world. The app development platforms evolved with the changing needs of the mobile market. In terms of the mobile industry, developers could not possibly rely on older developm...
When it comes to the Internet of Things (IoT), many developers think in terms of microcontrollers, system-on-chip boards, single-board computers, sensors, and various other electronic components. While devices are undoubtedly the foundation of IoT, the core value of a connected solutio...
Introduction This is the fourth in a series of blog posts examining technologies such as Angular that are driving the development of modern web and mobile applications. "Modern Application Stack – Part 1: Introducing The MEAN Stack" introduced the technologies making up the ...
Fingerspitzengefühl: Is a German word used to describe an ability to maintain attention to detail in an ever-changing operational and tactical environment by maintaining real-time situational awareness.  The term is synonymous with the English expression of "keeping one's finger o...
The impact of website/app performance on the bottom line of an Internet firm is an undisputed fact (refer to our earlier blog for further discussion on the subject). Over the years, the industry has come to terms with no longer considering performance as an afterthought and making it a...
In 2016, after $15M and eight years of invested time, research and development on Heart Test Laboratory’s product, MyoVista, was completed. Their next challenge: getting the low-cost, accurate...