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If you want a good example of how digital transformation has affected a long-established business model, look no further than retail banking. Bank customers today can perform most transactions online, via website or mobile app, without having to walk into a bank branch. This includes c...
As enterprises increasingly rely on web applications to drive revenue, engage with customers, and build brands, driving business success requires effective monitoring and performance assurance strategies. Reliable access and fast response are essential for ensuring user satisfaction. I...
Nonprofits are always looking for ways to broaden their exposure. The more people who know... The post Raise More Awareness and Funds on a Smaller Budget for Your Nonprofit appeared first on KiSSFLOW.
Thank you to our attendees and sponsors who attended MongoDB World 2017! Were you unable to make the event? Don’t worry. We’ve put together our favorite highlights from this year’s conference. MongoDB World Video Recap Launch of MongoDB Stitch Backend as a Service (BaaS) We releas...
A recent BusinessWeek article titled “America’s Retailers Are Closing Stores Faster Than Ever” summarizes the epidemic that retailers are facing today (see Figure 1). Retailers are closing stores at a record path and the driving force behind the acceleration in store closings is Amazo...
According to Gartner, 2017 is the year CMOs (chief marketing officers) will buy more tech than CIOs (chief information officers). This is truly unfortunate. CMOs should never buy tech, ever! The post CMOs Shouldn’t Buy Tech, Ever! originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
I began my engineering career at NCR in 1988. Shortly thereafter, NCR entered into a joint development project with Teradata (called P90). I was selected as one of five principal engineers to develop Teradata’s Banyan crossbar circuit-switched high-speed network (referred to as the BYN...
Over the last two decades enterprise IT has matured to handle identity, authentication and authorization of endpoints and users. Today it is common to find technologies such as SAML and OAuth that provide single sign on (SSO) capabilities to both internal and external users. Various te...
This happened on our Samsung Model UN46F7500AF Smart TV purchased in 2013 but the Model began selling in 2012. Speaking to the Samsung support team in USA gives me the feeling that YouTube created a new platform and that the older TV (Prior to 2012) does not support the new YouTube pla...
By Eric Kant In his recent article, Low-Code/No-Code Is Far More Disruptive than You Think, Jason Bloomberg defines this industry “In the No-Code corner are the ‘citizen developers’ […]
The big church service was over, and the adults talked and talked and talked like they usually did. So I, an easily bored six-year-old boy, decided to go downstairs to…
Data storage regardless of if hardware, legacy, new, emerging, cloud service or various software defined storage (SDS) approaches are all fundamental resource components of data infrastructures along with compute server, I/O networking as well as management tools, techniques, process...
Data storage regardless of if hardware, legacy, new, emerging, cloud service or various software defined storage (SDS) approaches are all fundamental resource components of data infrastructures along with compute server, I/O networking as well as management tools, techniques, process...
If you have been around the channel for a while, you are quite familiar with the Microsoft messaging to partners. “Add a Dynamics Practice”, or “Add an Azure Practice”, or “Add a whatever we want to sell now practice”. I suggest you ignore these mess...
In a bold move that cannibalizes its own custom application development business, SilverTreeSystems introduces a rapid application development platform for Salesforce allowing non-coders to build workflow applications 10X faster. CHICAGO (July 21, 2017) – For years, Jon Sapir, founder ...
Handling requests from Web Server (IIS) to Application Server (ASP.NET) can lead to performance and scalability issues. Often caused by misconfiguration — not scaling IIS and ASP.NET modules or custom code built without fully understanding what IIS & ASP.NET are executing beh...
As enterprise cloud becomes the norm, businesses and government programs must address compounded regulatory compliance related to data privacy and information protection. The most recent, Controlled Unclassified Information and the EU’s GDPR have board level implications and companies ...
Data reduction delivers compelling cost reduction that substantially improves the business case in every cloud deployment model. No matter which cloud approach you choose, the cost savings benefits from data reduction should not be ignored and must be a component of your cloud strategy...
Our goal at Catchpoint has always been to simplify things, make it more simple and scalable for our end users. In our constant endeavor to achieve scalability at lower costs, we introduced Webhooks. Webhooks are HTTP callbacks that are triggered by events specified in the code by the a...
Being able to scale your startup further and grow your business is one more challenge you’ll need to face eventually. In this regard, there are several strategies to consider. Let’s take a look at the possible options and try to define the most efficient one. Vertical vs Horizontal Gro...
In case you missed it, last month we had the privilege of sponsoring the .NEXT Conference in Washington DC, hosted by Nutanix. The conference was an outstanding event. Between the continuously crowded Plexxi booth where we demoed our seamless Nutanix integration and automation, to Yuan...
As we continue the #MongoDBSummer17 Intern Series, we wanted to highlight one of our interns who took an atypical path to Computer Science. She helps to validate that success stems from determination, and not necessarily years of experience. Samy Lanka is a Seattle native and Universit...
This post is a sequel to Getting Started with MongoDB, Node.js and Restify. We’ll now guide you through the steps needed to modify your API by introducing Mongoose. If you have not yet created the base application, please head back and read the original tutorial. In this post, we’ll d...
  One challenge for many IT organizations is that of credibility. In a recent post, I discussed the importance of credibility and the network effect in IT. What is credibility? According to Merriam-Webster, credibility is ‘the quality or power of inspiring belief or (the) capacity...
Jonathan is a platform engineer at VictorOps, responsible for system scalability and performance. This is the second part in a series on system visibility, the Detection and Analysis part of the Incident Management Lifecycle. If you missed it, read Part 1 first. Unified Interface Like ...
"I'm here to leverage my secret sauce, which is using outsourced development and the company that I utilize is delaPlex Software and they've basically allowed me to win Fortune 500 companies," noted Justin Witz, CTO of FRA and PlanTools, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 20th Cloud Expo,...
Charles Araujo and Jason Bloomberg at Intellyx caught up with us yesterday and wrote the following blog post about how we’re making Digital Transformation faster and simpler. Read their post entitled Kaazing: Helping Organizations Transform for a Real Time World. The post Helping...
What Problems Do IT Pros Face? The industry has talked about the rise of cloud backup for years now. But what do the numbers show? Who’s actually using the cloud for backup and disaster recovery, and who’s just talking about it? What are the cloud backup challenges preventing some orga...
What Problems Do IT Pros Face? The industry has talked about the rise of cloud backup for years now. But what do the numbers show? Who’s actually using the cloud for backup and disaster recovery, and who’s just talking about it? What are the cloud backup challenges preventing some orga...
The burgeoning Low-Code/No-Code space has become an extraordinarily disruptive page in the enterprise digital story, leading to extensive confusion among enterprises and vendors alike. The big […]
A new company just emerged from stealth mode yesterday, called Dremio, backed by Redpoint and Lightspeed in a Series A funding of $10m back in 2015. The founders came from MapR, but were active in Apache projects like Drill and … Continue reading →
In many ways and for most organizations the cloud is more secure than premises-bound security.  It’s easy to understand why: The most widely deployed IaaS architectures are more advanced than their traditional stack counterparts, many of which have been architected over decades based o...
Parts 1 and 2 of this blog series introduced a recently conducted Evolve IP survey on disaster recovery services which polled of 500+ C-level executives and IT professionals. After looking at the overall topic and exploring organizations’ preparedness, we took a look at disaster recove...
An Intellyx Brain Candy Brief Becoming a ‘Digital Business’ is a multi-faceted effort that involves transforming business models and processes, changing the culture of the organization […]
Release Management tools are not something I normally look at since I am more on the development side of things than on the release […] The post A Day of Firsts: Adventures with XebiaLabs’ XL Release appeared first on XebiaLabs Blog. Related posts: Insane in the Mainfram...
It’s official, we’re thrilled to share that PagerDuty Summit ‘17 will be hosted in San Francisco from September 5-7 at Pier 27. Here’s everything you need to know about the event. Ops Reimagined We know the struggle. Operations is no joke; and getting it right... The post It’s Coming: ...
5 tips for building a successful fraud team Payment fraud has been with us since the beginning of ecommerce and unfortunately, there are no signs of this type of fraud slowing down anytime soon. Within the recent years, fraud has evolved to be a complex and costly problem for most of t...
An Intellyx Brain Candy Brief Over the last few years, the Cloud Service Brokerage (CSB) market has matured, as a number of participants offer similar capabilities […]
It is exactly what it says. Single Page Applications (SPAs) are web applications with a single web page that uses AJAX for its dynamic interactions. As page refresh is on the client side the SPAs can have downside of performance degradation if they are not properly designed and SEO opt...
These are basically used for textual information related data types. There is a strong recommendation not to use ntext as it is not going to be supported.These are their definitions from Microsoft Documentation.ntext (National Text):Variable-length Unicode data with a maximum string le...