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Mark Twain famously said “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” Maybe if Mark Twain were alive today, he’d add “alternative facts” to that list. BusinessWeek in the article “Lies, Damn Lies, and Financial Statistics” reminds us of the management...
In The Evolving Role of a Cloud Architect Gunnar Menzel, Vice President & Chief Architect @ Cloud Infra, Cap Gemini Global states that "a cloud architect is responsible for making sure a cloud solution is structurally sound and fit for purpose"   continuing...
Cloud providers like Amazon Web Services provide you with a large array of options for hosting MongoDB. But in our experience supporting development teams, long term management of the data layer, whether that is MongoDB, or any other database, adds operational overhead, and can also di...
Gartner, Inc., a leading IT research and advisory firm, has ranked Dynatrace as the number one global Application Performance Monitoring (APM) solution provider, once again. This ranking is based on 2016 market share revenue identified in Gartner’s report: “Market Share: All Software M...
By the year 2020, there will be over 50 billion devices connected to the internet on this planet. Devices ranging from healthcare to manufacturing will become obsolete if they cannot connect to other platforms in the field. Yet how can companies who desire to be part of the IoT revolut...
Bob Gourley One of the enjoyable things about estimating the future is there is always a new consideration. It is a dynamic task that is never done. This is especially true in analyzing the future of enterprise technology, where things are always moving fast. We try to find balance in ...
As leader during a merger or acquisition, your focus is creating value from the transaction. Unfortunately, despite the complexity of both completing the deal and navigating a post-merger integration (PMI)—and the real-world danger of not getting it right—research indicates that simply...
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Bob Gourley The dynamic nature of today’s IT Operations has eroded the network perimeter in ways we have all been watching and even cheering on! This is a new world of mobility, cloud computing and rapid partnering for success. But the erosion of the network perimeter is making traditi...
In a recent blog post, Managing a Tier Zero Service Doesn’t Have to Be Scary, PagerDuty’s SVP of Product Development Tim Armandpour discussed several important best practices that minimize chaos during incident resolution. According to Tim, in today’s always-on world, guaranteeing reli...
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By CIO Peru ¿Facilitador de la tecnología o estratega corporativo? Con tanto de Ti ocurriendo en cada esquina de la mayoría de organizaciones y el control […]
The Spring Ecosystem There are a two stable, mature stacks for building web applications in the Java ecosystem, and considering the popularity and strong adoption, the Spring Framework is certainly the primary solution. Spring offers a quite powerful way to build a web app, with suppor...
Last week, I took time from my “day job” to spend at the Gartner ITOSS conference in Orlando, and it was worth the investment. From the education sessions and keynotes to engaging with our customers to meeting with Gartner analysts, I walked away with a sense of rejuvenation regarding ...
Remote monitoring is an old problem. In fact, it was a challenge 150 years ago with the emergence of the so-called Victorian Internet, the global communication network based on electric telegraphy. That “internet” depended on human monitoring and the most basic kinds of performance mea...
As Dynatrace user session analysis has been in beta release for some time now, we’ve had a chance to address your feedback and improve the views and workflow for some of the use cases. Over the past weeks, we’ve made numerous small, but valuable, improvements to Dynatrace u...
People love Splunk. But not its price. So people are always on a lookout for a good Splunk alternative. Many of those people migrated from Splunk to ELK Stack or Hosted ELK Stack solutions like Logsene. The situation with Elastic […]
Note: This is a guest post by Jochen Kressin, the CTO of floragunn GmbH, the makers of Search Guard, an open-source X-Pack Security alternative. Elasticsearch is a great piece of software. We really love it. However, there is one major drawback: […]
Note: This is a guest post by Jochen Kressin, the CTO of floragunn GmbH, the makers of Search Guard, an open-source X-Pack Security alternative. In this article, we show you how to secure Elasticsearch and Kibana for free using the Community […]
Dans la première partie de cette série de billets, j’ai présenté les sept technologies nées en 2007 et qui sont devenues incontournables en 2017. Dans la deuxième partie, j’ai abordé deux sujets : la croissance exponentielle des performances et le...
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is one of the key cloud computing delivery models dealing with on-demand compute, storage, and networking resources. Initially, IaaS providers targeted startups and small and medium businesses that preferred a self-service mechanism for provisioning t...
In Part 1 of this post, we followed a fictional first-person path to picking a Business Solutions (CRM) platform. It appeared that Microsoft Dynamics 365 was under strong consideration, when the topic of a Microsoft Partner was introduced. Let’s continue this fictional journey, a...
When to start using machine learning in your business is not a hypothetical question; it’s a question you must answer today. Not because I say so, but because your competitors are working on their answers as you are reading this. So here are a few thought starters to help you explore y...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Silicon India has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 6–8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Published in Silicon Valley, Silicon India magazine is the premiere platform...
The car you drive, the food you eat, the clothes you wear and the phone calls you make are all touched by an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. Whether it’s Oracle, SAP or another supplier, the ERP software and processes manage the back-office functions of every major industry....
Bob Gourley The 11 May 2017 Presidential Executive Order on Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure is notable for several reasons. As Marty Meehan points out, the order is significant as it discusses improvements to the federal government's (and...
By Eclipse 1. Don’t view this as a project that starts and ends Digital transformation doesn’t occur in a day or a month. The steps required […]
By APMDigest AUTOMATED PROBLEM DETECTION AND RESOLUTION ITOA is following a general progression: from providing better visibility into the operational environment, to identifying root causes of […]
Bonsai, an artificial intelligence startup based in Berkeley, California, aims to democratize AI by making the technology accessible to business decision makers. It is abstracting the complexity involved in implementing frameworks such as TensorFlow and MXNet. Democratizing AI – This t...
According to a recent Gartner study, by 2020, it will be unlikelythat any enterprise will have a “no cloud” policy, and hybrid will be the most common use of the cloud. While the benefits of leveraging public cloud infrastructures are well understood, the desire to keep critical worklo...
It’s always nice to hear the stories about a company’s entire IT infrastructure journey, and what may have changed along the way. These stories of shifting cloud adoption trends and plans are useful for anyone on a similar IT path. For the state of Kansas, private cloud initially seeme...
An Intellyx Brain Candy Brief While Tableau dominates the crowded data visualization and analysis market, Zoomdata has gained substantial customer traction with its differentiated streaming-centric offering. […]
OneAgent Java Spring Web Services client .NET Service Fabric SDK 2.5 support Heap and other ETW metrics for .NET Core Node.js Node.js now reports the loaded packages and versions. To view Node.js package and version detail, expand the Properties section on any Node.js process page. Gen...
When it comes to how networking fits into the IT equation, not much has changed in any fundamental way in decades. It’s no secret that compute and storage have converged to simplify the IT infrastructure, but traditional networking has remained complex and most often still requires spe...
Automatic and multidimensional performance baselining of all your service requests is a powerful way to quickly detect abnormal behavior in your environment. While baseline violations serve as great trigger events for initiating deeper problem analysis, not all potential real user impa...
Great products are often built on multi-tier architecture – or n-tier architecture, as it’s often called. At Stackify, we love to talk about the many tools, resources, and concepts that can help you build better. (check out more of our tips and tricks here)  So in this post, we&#...
An Intellyx Brain Candy Brief Today’s machine learning toolkits require deep AI technical skills, while API-based machine learning platforms consume massive quantities of data, only to […]
This article first appeared in Code Like a Girl. DevOps is many things, and if you ask 10 people what DevOps means you will likely get 20 different answers. The Three Ways of flow, feedback, and continuous experimentation and learning are the principles that drive all values, philosoph...
An Intellyx Brain Candy Brief Catastrophic forgetting (or catastrophic interference) is a long-standing problem with neural networks, the theoretical underpinnings for deep learning and other machine […]