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Google Chrome is the most-used browser, offering a set of Chrome DevTools with built-in web authoring and debugging tools designed to make life easier for developers. But that’s not all: Chrome’s capabilities can be vastly expanded with thousands of add-ons and extensions t...
Defining SOAP and REST SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) and REST (Representational State Transfer) are both web service communication protocols. SOAP was long the standard approach to web service interfaces, although it’s been dominated by REST in recent years, with REST now ...
Apple was low-hanging fruit when Barron’s recommended the stock last spring at $108 (“Why Apple Is Worth $150 a Share,” April 9). It recently fetched $140, for a return since The post Apple Could Rise 10% in 6 Months appeared first on Technology News and Reviews | A2Z Support.
Organizations in every industry have started transforming their IT departments to drive innovation and increase competitive advantage. Providing up-to-date software is becoming the central driver of customer […] The post DevOps at Medecision appeared first on XebiaLabs. Related ...
Password fatigue is something we’ve all experienced at some point. Whether it’s due to breaches and the ever present, ‘update password’ warnings, the corporate policy of a 90-day rotation or simply registering for a website with yet another unique username and password. Social login or...
Key predictions that will impact the Big Data, business analytics, and cognitive software markets over the next one to three years, backed by IDC research. Get the whole story and more on The Fast Track
continuing from On McKinsey's Two Speed IT Architecture and Digital Business Models On McKinsey's Two Speed IT Architecture and Digital Business Models (i)
An Intellyx Brain Candy Brief Most enterprise management teams have little understanding of how things actually work inside their organizations. While many enterprise organizations have gone […]
Last week I made my way through Europe, touring our offices in the UK, France, Germany and Austria. It was a spectacular week encompassing media interviews, fresh technical unveilings, team lunches, and meet ups with some very significant brands. For me, it was a week that truly showed...
Fake news, fake backup appliances.  What do they have in common?  One is hoaxes, propaganda, and disinformation delivered via e-mail campaigns, social media, and other techniques designed to mislead its readers.  The other is fake news. I’ve recently seen a rash of software backup tool...
Wild turkeys numbered in the millions nationwide when the first settlers landed at Plymouth Rock and provided a readily available source of food for the table and the market. Like much of our native wildlife, turkey populations were unable to withstand unregulated hunting pressures dur...
We’ve seen many buzzwordy innovations in technology over the last decade, from cloud computing to big data to microservices and beyond – but artificial intelligence (AI) […]
Speed has always been a major challenge in software development, as waterfall projects took up a significant amount of time to carry out due to lengthy operational and manual processes. Under this setup, you could expect your initiative to take months or even years to reach completion....
So you've decided to take the infrastructure as a service (IaaS) approach to cloud migration. That's great-you're on your way to realizing the cost savings and flexibility of cloud computing. But the decisions don't stop when you choose between SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS. Choosing your pu...
Ransomware attacks escalated dramatically in 2016. In fact, there was a 300 percent increase in ransomware attacks last year, according to the FBI, to an average of 4,000 attacks a day, up from 1,000 ransomware attacks a day in 2015. What’s more, organizations are targeted more frequen...
When Microsoft launched Dynamics 365, they launched an entirely new licensing model based on Apps and Plans. The community became aware of this deconstruction, before they were made aware of the pricing, which led to some early speculation on how it would roll out… then in Novemb...
As software continues to pervade our lives, the security of that software continues to grow in importance. We need to keep private data private. We need to protect financial transactions and records. We need to protect online services from infiltration and attack. We can obtain this p...
Bob Gourley The FFIEC (Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council) is a formal interagency body empowered to prescribe uniform principles, standards, and report forms for the federal examination of financial institutions by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (...
Since my first post in 2013 things have moved up a little bit. According to this news item, the start up company Hyperloop One (not an affiliation of Elon Musk's business) has begun constructing a full-scale test track called the DevLoop in the Nevada desert. According to their one lin...
Bob Gourley Hosted at the Computer History Museum, Mountain View, CA, this event gathers over 300+ leading private equity investors, corporates, venture-back tech companies and emerging growth businesses. The cyber innovation ecosystem is broadening. CISOs and government groups alike r...
So, were any of you looking for yet another business SaaS app to support? No? Well, your users might have other ideas. Google announced at its industry event this week that it’s splitting the Hangouts app into two: one application for video, and one for chat. That’s aimed at competing ...
Smart devices require smart monitoring. That’s not a platitude. It’s an imperative. In fact, the smarter the device, the smarter you need to be about monitoring it. As headlines have shown, unmonitored, unprotected smart devices may be a disaster (or a DDoS attack) just waiting to hap...
Stackify’s Founder & CEO, Matt Watson was a guest on the On .NET show this week. Matt gave a demo of Prefix and discussed how it can help developers find and fix application problems on their workstation. You can also see a quick demo of Retrace, Stackify’s APM service ...
Google recently announced that a team of researchers have broken SHA-1 in practice. So what does this have to do with enterprise backup – and enterprise backup deduplication?  That’s what we’ll explore in this blog post. So what is SHA-1?  SHA-1 is a 20-year old cryptographic hash func...
SYS-CON Events announced today that TMC has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo and Big Data at Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 6–8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, , and the 21st International Cloud Expo, which will take pla...
In today’s world, Smartphones become an essential part of our lives. our thinking is not possible without Smartphones or mobiles.... The post Pitfalls Need To Avoid When Testing Mobile Application appeared first on AppPerfect.
It’s been a somewhat quiet week for Apple. Over the last several days, Apple has been the topic of countless rumors—most centered on its plans for the next iPhone and The post Apple’s Rumored iPhone Could Have a New Name appeared first on Technology News and Reviews | A2Z Support...
The Plexxi Compatibility Matrix defines compatibility between released versions of Plexxi Software; both across the various Plexxi software components as well as for each specific Plexxi software component. Plexxi software is made available in three different packages, with each packag...
Functional testing is a part of quality assurance process to ensure that it has all the required functionality that’s specified... The post Guide To Web Application Functional Testing appeared first on AppPerfect.
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Background Here at Ingrained Tech, we spend a lot of time researching trends and data. Since more than half of our business is in technical writing and technical marketing, solid research data to back up our conclusions is pretty essential. The thing is, we’re not a huge org that...
Thanks to the DevOps movement, we now understand why software delivery chains that consist of a series of silos are bad. They complicate communication between different teams, leading to delivery delays, backtracking, and bugs. When it comes to incident management, there is another ty...
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. (HPE) has neglected its software testing products for years and recently decided to spin-off and sell its software assets entirely to Micro Focus. The list of tools...
The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) connects the entire manufacturing enterprise – from acquiring components to manufacturing, storage and delivery – in short delivering an enterprise-wide, holistic view of the entire work flow. But traditional networks present a significant roadb...
Kaazing WebSocket Gateway Now Available on the New Docker Store SAN JOSE, Calif., March 8, 2017 – Kaazing, provider of...
One of the best ways to increase website conversions and build customer trust in your online brand is to boost your page speed. However, many businesses fail to make the connection between site performance and increased revenue. More than half of mobile web visitors will abandon sites ...
Amazon knows me.  Oh boy, do they know me!  Our dog thinks the deliveryman is part of our family.  Amazon knows what I like, and does their very best to create a wonderful and personalized experience for us by using their "system of intelligence" to provide it.  Ama...
[Preface: This is the fourth and last in a four-part series that uses the AWS outage as a springboard to discuss our technology vision for backup and continuity.  Part 1 discussed the AWS outage of February 28, 2017.  Part 2 discussed the concept of black swans and this AWS black swan ...
Monitoring tools for websites have been around for more than two decades now. They can tell you whether your site is up or down, how long it takes your webpage to load, even how long it takes to complete a multi-step transaction. All of this is done by monitoring the communication laye...
For those of us who’ve worked in IT for a long time, we know disruptive change when we see it. And cloud and SaaS have brought about the biggest change for IT teams we’ve seen in many years. These trends have turned traditional IT on its head, and that includes the way IT researches, c...