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Home foreclosures have fallen nationwide to a new post-recession low. Foreclosures in April 2017 were down to a level not seen since November 2005 - as the number of properties with foreclosure filings dropped 23 percent compared to a year earlier and fell 7 percent from March. That’s ...
China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) is one of the largest energy companies in the world with operations in 28 countries. In May 2017, CNPC announced it would invest $2 billion in an oil and natural gas block in the southern part of Peru.
We typically only talk DevOps on this blog, but who are the people behind XebiaLabs? From musicians to hockey players to skydivers you’ll find […] The post XL Employee Delivers Big on MasterChef appeared first on XebiaLabs. Related posts: No related posts.
Logsene, our hosted ELK stack now part of Sematext Cloud, exposes the Elasticsearch API. As a Logsene user you may or may not be aware of this.  If you have experience with Elasticsearch though, if you’re aware of its rich […]
There are plenty of articles floating around about the role of the CIO today. Clearly, something is on people's mind. What is the problem though? The questions appear to be about the CIO’s relationship to CMO (Marketing) and CFO (Finance) chief officers and&nb...
We left Arcotel Castellani early after breakfast around 8:00 AM in our bus. It takes just 30 or 40 minutes to reach Berchtesgaden in Bavaria, a mere 16.6 miles from Salzburg. This area is famous for its salt deposits and provided a rich commodity and a source of revenue for the people ...
By John Moore 无代码,以及公民技术专家的到来 在开发领域,没有代码平台的兴起也承诺重塑IT部门的角色。没有代码平台针对企业用户,并提供无需编程知识创建应用程序的能力。它们是公民技术人员的关键工具。 Intellyx总裁Jason Bloomberg是一家专注于敏捷数字转换的行业分析和咨询公司,他表示,没有代码的历史可以追溯到Microsoft Access——一个数据库以及相关的开发工具,让业务用户创建应用程序。Access在1992年首次亮相。 Bloomberg说,“最新一代的无代码技术”是Access类固醇。但是,具有拖放简单性的平台最终可能会生...
What’s this week about? We hope you’re enjoying DevCentral’s Month thus far and Suzanne, Hitesh, Greg, Marty and Lori ready to go again this week. Last week we got you deployed in AWS and Kubernetes, learned the basics of Azure, got knee-deep in Cloud/Automated architectures and celebr...
By Badri Sriraman There is one thing that separates elite athletes from average athletes. Elite athletes use the power of guided imagery or visualization. Studies show that […]
I was looking at a thread in the Dynamics MVP mail list the other day, and one of the comments was that it would be nice if Microsoft would actually “slow down” the pace of development for Dynamics 365. Warning: Rip Currents For those that watch Dynamics 365, the pace ̷...
CHICAGO – Macon Raine, a B2B SEO and PPC content marketing agency, has announced a new strategic marketing partnership with DAWGS Inc. “The new partnership with DAWGs is exciting,” said Anne Tuisl, director of account management for Macon Raine. “DAWGs is doing amazing things to combat...
The O'Reilly Artificial Intelligence Conference 17-20 Sep 2017 gathers some of the brightest minds in AI to cut through the hype, identify and explain the most promising AI developments, and provide practical case studies, time-saving tips and tricks, and proven best practices you need...
The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to change everything by enabling “smart” environments (homes, cities, hospitals, schools, stores, etc.) and smart products (cars, trucks, airplanes, trains, wind turbines, lawnmowers, etc.). I recently wrote about the importance of moving beyond “c...
This is day 12 of our European tour and it was as exciting as it was tiring. We stayed at the Arcotel Castellani, Salzburg . It was quite comfortable and the breakfast was OK.The Mirabel garden soon after the lifting of  rain was most beautiful, perhaps at its best. The city is di...
Or: why attribution is not a technical problem. TL;DR: hacking is an art and a science, computer attacks (cyber these days) are only one manifestation of an aggressor, which has very limited traits that can trace it to its origin. Relying on technical evidence without additional aspect...
For over a decade, Application Programming Interface or APIs have been used to exchange data between multiple platforms. From social media to news and media sites, most websites depend on APIs to provide a dynamic and real-time digital experience. APIs have made its way into almost eve...
Modernizing and optimizing. Transforming. If you’re in IT, you hear these terms frequently. They likely mean different things to different organizations, but there are a couple of recurring themes. Increasing agility to respond in real time to shifts in business demands. Managing the c...
Evaluating 4 Methods for Securing Vacant Property When investment properties are vacant during renovation, building owners often evaluate different methods for securing the vacant property to protect from break-ins, vandals, squatters, or thieves intent on stealing new appliances, copp...
Let’s start with the facts. On May 12th, 2017, a new ransomware variant known as WannaCry spread throughout the internet. It notably infected 60 organizations that were part of the UK’s National Health Service, shut down operations at FedEx, and brought Spain’s Telefonica to a halt. De...
The blight inflicted on communities by vacant properties is undeniable; in fact, a new white paper suggests just one year of vacancy causes around $150,000 in damages—namely due drops in property value, increases in crime, and increases in costs to police and fire departments that ser...
For all you Plexxi blog fans out there, make sure to check out our CEO blog, where Plexxi CEO Rich Napolitano sheds light on advancements and recent announcements in networking and at Plexxi. With more than 30 years of IT experience, most recently as the head of EMC’s Unified Storage D...
Exception handling is a critical component of every software application. The last thing you want is your users to see weird errors, or even worse, your application keeps crashing. In this article we are going to discuss how to find and catch all exceptions in C# applications. .NET pro...
As summertime approaches here on the east coast, we’re dreaming of time away from work to recharge. How much of your daily work in IT can be automated while you’re away from the office? This recent IT Pro piece notes that we all tend toward keeping the status quo, even if it’s clear it...
Under The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), which governs the proper management of hazardous waste and non-hazardous solid waste under the EPA, a solvent must first be classified as a solid waste before it can be considered a “hazardous waste.” Under RCRA, the term “solid ...
By Xing Are you struggling to align your ERPs with digital technology? Is it time you created agile data environments for SAP development and testing? We […]
Politics aside, today’s testimony by James Comey provides a fascinating look at how events can impact Digital Experience Management for news media organizations. I’m using the term Digital Experience Management (DEM) because the industry (Including Gartner and Forrester Research) has i...
DevOps sees the coming together of practices, philosophies, and tools that allow you to create services and applications very quickly. This means that you can improve on your apps and evolve them at a much faster rate than those developers who are using traditional software development...
By Kimberly Milando You’re Now Cloud First Are You Ready to Be DevOps First? Author Jason Bloomberg begins to discuss the less frequented notion of DevOps First […]
Here’s my presentation at Cloud Expo 2017, NYC on June 8, 2017.Filed under: cloud computing, DevOps, hybrid cloud, iaas, virtualization, windows, windows 10
Crises communications for the cybersecurity age Preparing for a cyberattack has unfortunately become the sort of eventuality every CISO and IT need to prepare for. While it is not something anyone wants to do, it is becoming necessary because it is no longer “if” your syste...
The Real Cost of Downtime Exceeds Predictions There have been a multitude of articles, blog posts and industry surveys emphasizing the increasing costs of slowtime and downtime as businesses increasingly become reliant on IT services. The British Airways (BA) service disruption just ov...
Ask any MSP and they will tell you that maintaining and solving IT issues for their clients lends itself to busyness. However, studies show that being busy doesn’t always mean being productive. Being busy just means …. In fact, a recent study found that the U.S. economy suffers a nearl...
As you probably realize, right this minute your computers are being bombarded with WiFi signals. Where ever you are, whatever you are doing, WiFi signals are making the electrons in your device cycle back and forth. That's just a fact of life, and you should assume it is happing every ...
The last thing an IT leader needs is more to worry about. Networks are more complicated than ever, and you already have your hands full with new configurations, infrastructure troubleshooting, resource allocation and new tech deployments. But there’s a problem. The business problems yo...
You took the plunge into DevOps, starting with automating part of your software delivery process. The results have been great—less manual work, more efficiency. […] The post 8 Mistakes You Can Avoid Using DevOps Intelligence appeared first on XebiaLabs. Related posts: DevOps I...
Organizations need many incident commanders to provide a high level of service to their customers while avoiding on-call load. Many shy away from becoming an incident commander because they assume only senior technical leads can be one. However, soft skills are actually more important,...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Striim will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo® | @ThingsExpo New York, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Striim™ (pronounced “stream”) is an enterprise-grade, real-time integration a...
We are happy to announce the launch of SmartBear’s first annual software testing survey! With this survey, we aim to define existing industry benchmarks and discover emerging trends and challenges...
The ‘What’ and ‘Why’ Behind Continuous Delivery
Would you like a concise and highly visual guide to your Enterprise Modelling and Strategy Planning? This kindle book supplies an end to end method to achieve just that. It is also a reference and aide memoire for your daily work.  It exhibits -  an one page generic...