Latest Blogs from SYS-CON MEDIA
A lot has been written and discussed about Domain Name System (DNS) in the past few days. The DDoS attacks on one of the major managed DNS Providers a while ago just made us all take DNS issues seriously once again. So why so much emphasis on getting DNS Right? Like a lot of other peo...
The 6th Annual Recorded Future Threat Intelligence Conference will be held 4-5 Oct at the Newseum in Washington DC. This event should be of interest to any threat intelligence professional, specially those in the disciplines of cyber threat intelligence and business risk. From their in...
I decided to step away from the third-rail and talk about something else. If you are a Dynamics 365 Partner, you should already know about AppSource. Maybe you have already published an App, or are thinking about it, or maybe you are just thinking about it as a place to … The pos...
We have posed this question in past blogs, but it is worth asking yourself again – how ready is your network to support the business once you implement an HCI strategy? We hear more and more that people think they are ready, but then the workloads increase and points of failure are exp...
With the launch of HappenZap, I now have two multi-tenant mobile app platforms running on Azure App Service.  When it comes to the backend services for mobile apps, Azure App Service really isn’t used that much though.  In fact, in the 2017 Ionic Developer Survey, Azure only ...
New competitors, disruptive technologies, and growing expectations are pushing every business to both adopt and deliver new digital services. This ‘Digital Transformation’ demands rapid delivery and continuous iteration of new competitive services via multiple channels, which in turn d...
In a recent IT Briefcase interview, eG Innovations’ Director of Product Marketing John Worthington discussed how converged application and infrastructure performance management can be leveraged effectively across the IT service lifecycle. Here’s an excerpt: Q: What is Conve...
By Minda Zetlin  Too often, CIOs spend time and resources worrying about how to implement the latest and greatest technology – from blockchain to AI – into […]
Data Warehouse: Characteristics and Benefits
By Peter Schooff As Jason Bloomberg writes in this post, “such innovations (low-code/no-code) are too disruptive – so disruptive, in fact, that many different constituencies are resisting, each […]
The low code movement is erupting in the enterprise, creating some confusion but also providing opportunity. The boundaries between IT and Lines of Business are blurring […]
Science fiction fans recognize Asimov’s prescient thoughts on robot programming, captured in his three laws of robotics. In Asimov’s sci-fi world, robots were all programmed to protect their humans (the first law), to obey their humans (the second law) and to protect themselves (the th...
Evolving digital maturity and competitiveness through Business Architecture. The post Business Architecture-driven Digital Transformation Maturity appeared first on CBPN.
The Internet giants are fully embracing AI. All the services they offer to their customers are aimed at drawing a map of the world with the data they get. The AIs from these companies are used to build disruptive approaches that cannot be used by established enterprises, which are thre...
IBM Bluemix and OpenWhisk are not new to The New Stack readers. We covered various articles covering the overview and architecture of OpenWhisk. This tutorial helps you configure a Node.js function that is automatically triggered whenever a new row is inserted into a database. We will ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that DXWorldExpo has been named “Global Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Digital Transformation is the key issue driving the global...
One of the biggest challenges with adopting a DevOps mentality is: new applications are easily adapted to cloud-native, microservice-based, or containerized architectures - they can be built for them - but old applications need complex refactoring. On the other hand, these new technolo...
In the world of DevOps there are ‘known good practices’ – aka ‘patterns’ – and ‘known bad practices’ – aka ‘anti-patterns.' Many of these patterns and anti-patterns have been developed from real world experience, especially by the early adopters of DevOps theory; but many are more feas...
The company repositions itself as a communications and collaboration platform for the enterprise — and, in doing so, offers up some valuable lessons for IT and […]
Over the last several months, intent-based networking (IBNS) has gained momentum as a newly viable technology that aims to further automate traditional network management. Although IBNS has existed for a few years now as a general concept, it was more buzz than reality until Cisco® lau...
Everyone could agree that silos created unnecessary separation, protectionism, and bureaucracy. No one would dare argue that having rigid silos were somehow good for the organization. Silos were, therefore, the easy target. They became the mantle onto which leaders could lay all past ...
Let’s say you’re a long-time expert on message-oriented middleware – say, an MQSeries (now IBM MQ) pro from back in the day – and someone asked […]
Have you watched the construction of a big building over time? For the first few weeks, the footers and foundation are being prepared to support the building. it seems like not much is happening, but that ground work is vital to the overall success of the project. So it is with this se...
Cloud computing has revolutionized the way businesses operate, resulting in major digital transformation initiatives across the globe. With this transformation comes layers of complexity and challenges for managing and monitoring multiple products and applications. In fact, IDC recentl...
VMware and Verizon Announce App Security as a Service: Here’s Why It Matters In a “tip of the hat” to how polluted devices and networks have become, VMware and Verizon announced new service offerings to protect applications from cyber attacks.  VMware announced App Defense at VMworld a...
Over the past couple of months, we’ve extended Dynatrace service-analysis capabilities with powerful hierarchical filtering with Service flow and back trace view. This filtering has so far only been available in Service flow view and via drill-downs within other views (for exampl...
Atlassian Trello is a great tool for visually planning and organizing team tasks. Atlassian Trello also promotes team awareness of open issues and incidents. With our latest release, Dynatrace now supports Trello teams by automating the push of auto-detected problems directly to your T...
In one of the previous posts, I showed you how to build a microservice with Java EE and JBoss Forge. ... Read More The post Communication Between Microservices: How to Avoid Common Problems appeared first on Stackify.
Dynatrace has long featured numerous capabilities for detecting and analyzing performance problems in your application environment. In addition to performance-analysis features related to services, we have other powerful tools, like the CPU Profiler which enables you not only to unders...
At Stackify, we understand the amount of effort that goes into creating great applications. That’s why we build tools for Application ... Read More The post What is Web Application Architecture? How It Works, Trends, Best Practices and More appeared first on Stackify.
Today, enterprises worldwide are moving towards a cloud-first strategy with the promise of benefits like agility, scalability, and innovation-at-speed. However, migrating to the cloud can also present issues with security, compliance, performance, and more. As a result, it’s critical f...
Today companies are looking to achieve cloud-first digital agility to reduce time-to-market, optimize utilization of resources, and rapidly deliver disruptive business solutions. However, leveraging the benefits of cloud deployments can be complicated for companies with extensive legac...
With the release date of Java 9 coming closer every day, it’s time to look at some of its new features. This post covers the most prominent (and most criticized) feature (i.e., Project Jigsaw). Project Jigsaw splits the JDK into several modules and Java developers are encouraged to do ...
So I am approaching this post with some trepidation. My last one led to a bunch of phones blowing up in Redmond, and I don’t want a repeat of that for sure. But I do want to share my thoughts, now that the dust has started to settle. Backward Walking … The post Dynamics 365...
Many developers love PowerShell, and for good reason: it adds power, functionality, and flexibility to the Windows Command Prompt, where ... Read More The post PowerShell Commands Every Developer Should Know: 50+ Cmdlets for Getting Things Done, Monitoring Performance, Debugging appea...
Oracle GraalVM is a novel ecosystem that’s used to compile and run applications that are written in numerous languages, including JavaScript, Ruby, R, Python, JVM-based languages (such as Java, Scala, Groovy, and Kotlin), as well as LLVM-based languages, including C, C++, Fortran...
Jaded technology veterans may look at the exploding Low-Code marketplace and see little more than warmed-over trends from the 1980s and 1990s. After all, Computer Aided […]
We frequently hear our customers talk about how much time and effort they spend dealing with compliance issues. And how it gets more and […] The post DevOps at Scale and Compliance too? You Bet! appeared first on XebiaLabs Blog. Related posts: XebiaLabs Top-Ranked for Strategy...
Nearly every software developer or programmer has encountered code written by someone else that proves the cliché “anyone can code.” ... Read More The post 10x Developers are Good at These 3 Things, and You Can Be Too appeared first on Stackify.
DevOps is being widely accepted (if not fully adopted) as essential in enterprise IT. But as Enterprise DevOps gains maturity, expands scope, and increases velocity, the need for data-driven decisions across teams becomes more acute. DevOps teams in any modern business must wrangle the...