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While the DevOps movement and associated technologies have garnered much attention and fanfare, few have addressed the core issue—the handoff from development to operations. This blog post explains why Release Management is the bridge between development and operations, and how you can...
On DBSync’s anniversary I decided to write about what has brought me and my team where we are today. What follows isn’t a “walk down memory lane” but a brief summary of the key lessons I’ve learned in getting the company to its 8th birthday.   Let’s dig in!   #1. Customers ar...
Greg Frank is a VictorOps engineer on the plat-frastructure team. An iOT aficionado, Greg built a smart home system using SmartThings and VictorOps. Over the years, I’ve had the misfortune of experiencing some small water leaks at my house. These were minor events: a leaky ice maker an...
It’s really hard to find the qualities of a good accountant in a person because only a few people can succeed to become a good accountant. Being detail-oriented, having a love of math and being able to stay organized are a few important qualities that people in this field must have. Th...
Today ‘digital’ is the talk of a town. We hear about digital technologies, digital data, digital media, digital transformation, digital marketing. Everyone wants to go digital. But which way to go? And is it a journey or a destination? We know now that mobile is the future of everythin...
In a previous blog post, I talked about Plexxi’s network awareness of applications and infrastructure. I talked about how this awareness can make many network operations dynamic and transparent to the IT administrator. I also discussed how awareness can enhance infrastructure agility b...
WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 26, 2017 – Plexxi, a pioneer of hyperconverged networking (HCN), today announced enhanced network integration with the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform. Plexxi, a Nutanix Elevate Partner and Gold Sponsor of this week’s Nutanix .NEXT Conference in Washington, D....
By Jason Bloomberg 次世代のモバイル通信規格、5Gは通信分野に巨大な変化を引き起こそうとしている。その「5G革命」の中心となりつつあるのがフィンランドの人口約20万人の都市、オウルだ。 オウルが5G革命の先端を突っ走っているのには理由がある。この町にはシリコンバレー並みの優秀な人材と資金、そして企業のエコシステムがそろっている。オウルのイノベーションを牽引するのはノキアだ。ノキアの本社はヘルシンキ郊外のエスポーにあるが、無線工学に強いオウル大学があるこの都市に、R&D拠点を置いている。 ノキアは2014年にハンドセット事業をマイクロソフトに...
Vapor IO, an Austin-based startup announced Project Volutus, a platform that aims to turn tens of thousands of cell towers into edge locations capable of delivering low latency cloud services to contemporary applications. Edge computing transforms the public cloud by turning it into a ...
Strata Data Conference | September 25–28, 2017| New York, NY Cutting-edge science and new business fundamentals intersect and merge at Strata Data Conference. It's a deep-immersion event where data scientists, analysts, and executives get up to speed on emerging techniques an...
Microservices are increasingly used in the development world as developers work to create larger, more complex applications that are better developed and managed as a combination of smaller services that work cohesively together for larger, application-wide functionality. Tools such as...
What’s this week about? This is the final week of DevCentral’s Cloud Month so let’s close out strong. Throughout the month Suzanne, Hitesh, Greg, Marty and Lori have taken us on an interesting journey to share their unique cloud expertise. Last week we covered areas like high availabil...
Because the velocity of data is increasing and will always increase, the need for data literacy is increasing and will always increase. This does not mean that to be a successful executive you have to become a data scientist – quite the contrary. It means that in order to be a successf...
This week the Washington Post published a bombshell story on the recent attacks on the US election infrastructure ironically under their motto “Democracy dies in darkness.” On the Vidder blog Thursday I said that we were at cyberwar.  My case was simple. Cyber warfare is by nature stea...
I guess it’s no surprise, that 90% of my blog readers are Microsoft Partners. Most of them, operate in the same space that we do: Dynamics 365. From that, I can also assume that most of my readers were on the Executive Briefing calls last week. So what did we … The post Dyn...
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This is a list of presentations and workshops that Yakov Fain offers in 2017. If you’d like to invite Yakov to run any of these talks/workshops at your organization, please send an email at [email protected]… More
We went from Vienna to Dürnstein, after about an hour or more of bus ride. We did some sightseeing of this town with the fabled blue church over the hill and 16th century residences. It was typically a town for tourists with lots of shops, restaurants, wine shops etc. on both sides of ...
Microsoft Stream is meant as a replacement for Office 365 Video service. Microsoft Stream is video service for business users.Microsoft is always aiming at corporate users and this service allows for uploading, sharing, managing and viewing corporate video for company-wide education an...
This is yet another new term in our lexicon. The San Mateo, California-based startup Snowflake announced this week a new offering with this name, as a free add-on to the data warehouse it built for cloud computing. Now companies using … Continue reading →
An Intellyx Brain Candy Brief IT and business executives must now grapple with two competing demands that threaten their very survival: the need to secure the […]
As enterprises increasingly rely on websites and web applications to deliver mission-critical business services, the need to ensure high application uptime, peak performance, and superior user experience is greater than ever. Application failures and performance slowdowns have a massiv...
Ever since Amazon.com announced it was acquiring Whole Foods earlier this week, the pundits have been jumping on the story, each one theorizing about Amazon’s motivations […]
Twenty Tips for Lively Living   By Dr. Ronald D. S. Ross 1. Clear the cobwebs. Sure you have heartaches, bad experiences, and grief, but so does everyone else. If…
INTELLIGENT, IOT-BASED Solvent waste management Smart waste management and solvent recycling are vitally important today. Ask any segment of an industry that uses solvent recyclers for waste management and they would agree: there are many benefits to putting spent solvent through a pro...
By Babur Ozden Then, in just the past two weeks, two industry-leading thought leaders and analysts in Industrial IoT and disruptive technologies have published formal validation of […]
The 2017 Nutanix .NEXT Conference is only a few days away, and we couldn’t be more excited. This year, I’ll be co-presenting with Nutanix’s networking security specialist engineer, Yuan Wang. We’ll be discussing Plexxi HCNTM  integration with Nutanix — and demonstrating the autom...
This week, Cisco announced products built using intent-based networking for the end-to-end network. Intent-based networking takes the decision-making of how a network will do a task away from administrators, who only need to tell the network what needs to be done. This type of network ...
Logging is a must for today’s developers; that’s why we built Retrace with a built-in, centralized log management tool to enable you to collect all your log data in one place for streamlined monitoring and better insights. Retrace works out-of-the-box with your stack, inclu...
AngularJS directives are extensions of HTML markups. They are one of several components of AngularJS. Directives can be attributes, element names, CSS class etc. AngularJS script reference is important and the script can be found here:https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/angularjs/1.2...
In the last blog, we discussed the different methods of compression and how it works. In this post, we are going to talk about the Brotli Compression in comparison to other compression algorithms. Brotli Compression Per rfc7932: Brotli is a lossless compressed data format that compress...
IT service management (ITSM) refers to the entirety of activities, processes and supporting procedures taken on by IT teams. These activities are performed by teams in order to plan, design, deliver, operate and control the information technology (IT) services offered to customers. In ...
Detection, in the Incident Lifecycle, is the observation of a metric, at certain intervals, and the comparison of that observation against an expected value. Monitoring systems then trigger notifications and alerts based on the observation of those metrics. For many teams, on-call is p...
As with most emerging markets, the exploding low-code and no-code segments are fraught with confusion. Even coming up with useful names for the offerings in these […]
Despite what you may think, Apple’s exclusive OS X operating system is not naturally safe from new mac ransomware threats. A new ransomware variant is now targeting Apple’s Mac computers, and although it is crude, it is certainly effective. What’s inside the guts of t...
How MSPs can help clients manage  security as a service On May 12th, an unknown hostile actor wreaked havoc on the British government’s National Health Service, FedEx, Telefonica and Deutsche Bahn with its WannaCry worm. While the attack was eventually disarmed, it was not before it cr...
Yesterday we had the Executive Briefing for the Dynamics 365 Business Edition Sales and Marketing Apps. It was non-NDA so that means we can talk about it, that also means that lots of details were left out. I have been working with that team for some time now, and while … The pos...
Developers do their best work when they’re inspired and empowered, as we discussed recently in this post. That means equipping your developers with the tools and resources they need to be more efficient, blending agility with accuracy to build better products, faster. There are s...
An Intellyx Brain Candy Brief There’s an old saying in computer science that there’s no problem harder than properly configuring a cache. Getting caching right is […]
An Intellyx Brain Candy Brief While cloud providers have made moving to the cloud dead simple, building complex, enterprise-class cloud-based applications requires extensive knowledge and expertise […]