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Yes, in a big way. Just the Intellisense support may by itself a great help.You need to install PTVS (Python Tools for Visual Studio) to have Python support in Visual Studio (2017,2015, 2013 and earlier). In Visual Studio 2015 you need a Python Interpreter (Python 3.5 or earlier, 3.6 a...
Database skills are essential in whatever organization and in whatever position and it is crucial that you have this in your arsenal (Resume')Databases, organized repositories of information, have become indispensable in today's world. In this introductory course you will learn about r...
March 2018 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter Volume 18, Issue 3 (March 2018) Hello and welcome to the March 2018 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter. If you are wondering where the January and February 2018 update newsletters are, they are ...
DXWorldEXPO LLC announced today that "Miami Blockchain Event by FinTechEXPO" has announced that its Call for Papers is now open. The two-day event will present 20 top Blockchain experts. All speaking inquiries which covers the following information can be submitted by email to [email protected]
The general concepts of DevOps have played a central role advancing the modern software delivery industry. With the library of DevOps best practices, tips and guides expanding quickly, it can be difficult to track down the best and most accurate resources and information. In order to h...
In my previous post, I showed how ArcGIS map may be embedded in a Power BI report using the ArcGIS Map Control in Power BI. It is easy to embed and author a report easily.I had used US Census data for the Hawaaiian Islands' water and land areas mapped to the Hawaiian Islands. However, ...
St. Louis, Missouri (March 19, 2018)- A flat roof is a roof that is almost completely level, having no slopes. They are more common in commercial buildings but still occur in residential buildings as well. There are some advantages and disadvantages to take into consideration before de...
As an industry observer, I’ve watched the development of artificial intelligence (AI) with fascination. While the technology itself is developing at a breakneck pace and offers […]
We call it DevOps but much of the time there’s a lot more discussion about the needs and concerns of developers than there is about other groups. There’s a focus on improved and less isolated developer workflows. There are many discussions around collaboration, continuous integration a...
As we end 2017, I’m tired of writing “lecturing” blogs about what organizations should be doing to master data monetization in order to power their business models and achieve digital transformation. While the objective of every organization should be to master big data and data scienc...
Since releasing the University of San Francisco research paper on “How to Determine the Economic Value of Your Data” (EvD), I have had numerous conversations with senior executives about the business and technology ramifications of EvD. Now with the release of Doug Laney’s “Infonomics”...
I’m going to address Bloomberg’s actual points — few and far between as they may be. Some of the responses last time were that I engaged in a […]
"Since we launched LinuxONE we learned a lot from our customers. More than anything what they responded to were some very unique security capabilities that we have," explained Mark Figley, Director of LinuxONE Offerings at IBM, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct ...
In my article We Need To Shut Bitcoin And All Other Cryptocurrencies Down. Here’s Why from last week, I made the argument that cryptomining (the transaction […]
I love it when I get feedback from a blog that I’ve written. I appreciate the different perspectives and insights that others bring to a topic of interest. And no blog that I’ve written has drawn more comments than my blog, “Isaac Asimov: The 4th Law of Robotics.” The section of the b...
As software development becomes an integral part of today’s enterprise, and teams are often dispersed globally, it’s important as a developer to have some tried and true best practices to stand by. Scaling these principles and duplicating successes across the distributed enterprise can...
Power BI has an ArcGIS Map Control. This post shows how you may use it. The example of using publicly available data (Census Data: Hawaiian Islands) to be displayed in the ArcGIS Map inside Power BI.Just watch the video:
Read this summation of an article in the Associated Press today,https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/trump-wildlife-protection-board-has-many-trophy-hunters/ar-BBKj82K?li=BBmkt5R&ocid=spartandhpIn case you missed it, here is a gist."A review by The Associated Press of the backgr...
When the cloud first entered the enterprise consciousness, the pitch was simple: move your applications to the cloud and enjoy the simplicity of an on-demand, integrated […]
“Why incur the expense of generating and collecting all of this IoT data if you’re not going to monetize it?” Organizations are racing to embrace the Internet of Things (IoT) as the pundits create “visions of sugar-plums dancing in their heads.” McKinsey Global Institute released thei...
Headquartered in Plainsboro, NJ, Synametrics Technologies has provided IT professionals and computer systems developers since 1997. Based on the success of their initial product offerings (WinSQL and DeltaCopy), the company continues to create and hone innovative products that help its...
With privacy often voiced as the primary concern when using cloud based services, SyncriBox was designed to ensure that the software remains completely under the customer's control. Having both the source and destination files remain under the user?s control, there are no privacy or se...
SmartCity, SmartHome, Smart... has entered out vocabulary in increasing frequency. Recently Home Automation has picked up a lot of traction with multiple players. It is important to know how these automation products get their connectivity for control. Some of the main connectivity opt...
Organizations now find themselves stuck between two competing pressures. On the one hand, they are under near-constant assault by bad actors who wish to compromise their […]
When you create a new site Microsoft Team, it creates a site collection for you rather quickly.  In general, it's ok to start working with this site collection right away.  You can upload files or do whatever you need.  However, you might have noticed before that cer...
An Intellyx Brain Candy Update Intellyx last covered Cloudian in a Brain Candy post in October 2017. In the months since, this object storage vendor’s file […]
An Intellyx Brain Candy Brief As with most low-code platforms, Alpha Software seeks to simplify and accelerate the work of professional developers. Alpha targets data capture […]
I attended a meetup at Netflix last evening titled “Polyglot Persistence at Netflix”, The Cloud Development Engineering (CDE) team presented various aspects of building and maintaining a highly distributed system to meet its ever-growing customer needs. There are almost 160...
ArcGIS software has a world wide audience for its utilities as innumerable projects use the geospatial data together with this application. Power BI has a lot going for its Analytical / Visualizations and it has its own MAP display control as well.  Well ArcGIS Map for Power BI en...
The update is out and you can get it from here:You can also get it from Windows Store if you are running Windows 10.Well what is new?On reporting you have the following:Report page tooltips (preview)Bookmarking is now generally availableDisplay units and precision control for table &am...
Chicago, Illinois (March 14th, 2018)- Baseball season is just around the corner, with opening day less than a month away. The home opener for the Chicago Cubs is April 9, 2018, where they will take on the Pittsburgh Pirates. The home opener can bring plenty of people into the city, eag...
In 2018, the shifting emphasis to IoT, Artificial Intelligence (AI), virtual reality (VR) and automation seem to overshadow cloud; yet, I believe it is just the opposite. A recently published industry survey shows that by 2020, the use of public cloud will grow dramatically. Business...
2018 is off to a roaring start in the software and technology sectors. But what's in store for the next few years? If you're an Amazon watcher like me, you know not to take your eye off the giant or risk getting squashed by its next category-crushing move. There is a lot to learn from ...
The most trending topics these days are Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Every day you get tons of news about AI and ML. R programming language is well placed to initiate you into these 'esoteric' topics. There is a learning curve and should you learn to scale the peaks th...
A vital enabler of rapid software delivery is DevOps - the merging of application development and IT operations. It speeds up the creation and launch of new products, features and customer experiences, and ensures that they're as effective as possible. In the digital economy, DevOps un...
Application Data Value Characteristics Everything Is Not The Same Application Data Value Characteristics Everything Is Not The Same This is part one of a five-part mini-series looking at Application Data Value Characteristics Everything Is Not The Same as a companion excerpt from ...
Application Data Availability 4 3 2 1 Data Protection Application Data Availability 4 3 2 1 Data Protection This is part two of a five-part mini-series looking at Application Data Value Characteristics everything is not the same as a companion excerpt from chapter 2 of my new book...
Application Data Characteristics Types Everything Is Not The Same Application Data Characteristics Types Everything Is Not The Same This is part three of a five-part mini-series looking at Application Data Value Characteristics everything is not the same as a companion excerpt from...
Application Data Volume Velocity Variety Everything Not The Same Application Data Volume Velocity Variety Everything Not The Same This is part four of a five-part mini-series looking at Application Data Value Characteristics everything is not the same as a companion excerpt from c...
Application Data Access Life cycle Patterns Everything Is Not The Same(Part V) Application Data Access Life cycle Patterns Everything Is Not The Same This is part five of a five-part mini-series looking at Application Data Value Characteristics everything is not the same as a compa...