Latest Blogs from SYS-CON MEDIA
Today I shot my first Dynatrace video about digital performance. Yikes, not an easy task! But really, the point of this blog is to highlight “The Digital Performance and Transformation Audit”, a fresh piece of global research that shows some interesting insights around: The...
Do your homework, and you might find that the right tool for many jobs is still the mainframe While enterprise software organizations are getting up to […]
Unlike legacy ERP systems that can cost several hundred thousand dollars in capital expenditure, cloud ERP is relatively a lot more affordable. They are also viewed as a lot more stable given that the data is stored on decentralized servers. But besides these, moving your ERP to the cl...
There was no better way to slide into summer than sponsoring the .NEXT Conference in Washington DC, hosted by Nutanix. It was exciting and gratifying for the Plexxi team to meet and be a part of this exciting community, Cloud Builders. It is very clear that there is a need for a change...
Consumer behaviors are changing at speeds never before seen in many industries, which is impacting how businesses operate and bring products to market. In fact, more than a dozen retailers have closed this year as a result of having business and IT systems, and supply chains that are u...
In today’s digital world, it seems everything is accelerating: customer demands, technology innovation, and the never-ending firehose of data. It’s becoming increasingly difficult to keep up. […]
On June 28th, 2017, we marked four years of performing “Failure Fridays” at PagerDuty.  As a quick recap, Failure Fridays are a practice we conduct weekly at PagerDuty to inject faults into our production environment in a controlled way, and without customer impact. They’ve been... The...
In my first blog about my learnings from the Gartner ITOSS conference in Orlando, I shared my take on how cloud, the API economy, and IoT are driving significant changes in monitoring requirements. For infrastructure and operations (I&O), this means augmenting your tooling strategy...
The purpose of enterprise architecture is to be able to consciously design an enterprise rather than allowing it to happen randomly and unconsciously. It is worth noting that it implies knowledge of a certain intended outcome or desired state in mind. Enterprise architecture (EA) is a ...
Lucas Morales and Matthew Chiaravalloti are two of this years #MongoDBSummer17 interns, working on our newly released Backend as a Service (BaaS), MongoDB Stitch. They joined the team prior to the announcement which was made at MongoDB World in Chicago, and were able to work on Stitch ...
Today Intel announced a new family of Xeon Scalable Processors (aka Purely) that for some workloads Intel claims to be on average of 1.65x faster than their predecessors. Note your real improvement will vary based on workload, configuration, benchmark testing, type of processor,...
Today Intel announced a new family of Xeon Scalable Processors (aka Purely) that for some workloads Intel claims to be on average of 1.65x faster than their predecessors. Note your real improvement will vary based on workload, configuration, benchmark testing, type of processor,...
Have you had a chance yet to play with Azure Functions?  Here at Stackify, we’re pretty excited about this capability on Azure and the promise that it holds for building rapidly scale-able event-based processing with little to no management overhead! We’ve also heard from a...
By Yuka 「やはり食品ビジネスを拡大するには規模が大きい方がいいのではないか」という意見があります。 中にはForbesに寄稿しているJason Bloombergのように、取り扱う品数が少なく、高価な商品しかないWhole Foods Marketのビジネスモデルに厳しい見方をしている人もいるほどです。 Read the entire article at https://hikakujoho.com/manekai/entry/2017/07/11/182205...
What is a HIPAA compliant texting app? A HIPAA-compliant texting app is an application that physicians, nurses and hospital employees use to exchange the personal health information (PHI) of patients who are being treated by the facility or clinic. A HIPAA compliant texting app must be...
DevOps is now a mandatory CIO initiative, and would be hard to dismiss it as a short-term trend. It is a proven competitive differentiator to help increase speed to market, increase operational efficiency, and lower costs, and a large majority of companies and industries are getting on...
Staying Afloat Over the last 12 months, the number of underwater mortgages in the U.S. has fallen 35 percent, According to the Mortgage Monitor report released by Black Knight Financial Services this morning. It dropped 16 percent in just the first quarter of 2017. In total, 1.8 mil...
          With intense competition from U.S. and foreign buyers alike, a house flippers biggest concern is just finding properties which can be acquired at decent prices. Attracting families to actually buy the homes after renovation - that's easy by compariso...
In last week’s article Is IBM Watson A ‘Joke’?, I quoted Social Capital CEO and founder Chamath Palihapitiya bad-mouthing Big Blue on the May 8th edition […]
It’s been about a year since we first introduced the Time frame selector feature in Dynatrace (available in the menu bar of most Dynatrace pages). The Time frame selector enables you to select a specific analysis time frame that remains persistent across all product pages and views as ...
Many know Java as one of the simplest, but most powerful (not to mention sought-after) programming languages used by web developers. There are others who see it in the opposite light, saying that Java is a hard and more complex programming language. In order to execute your Java coding...
Companies of all kinds, from large financial firms to major airlines and retailers, have used XL Deploy for years to dramatically increase their production […] The post XL Deploy v7.0 Speeds Up Software Deployment with New UI appeared first on XebiaLabs Blog. Related posts: Wh...
A release is a set of customer visible and operational features that together provide a completely new or improved product capability. It’s something that’s meaningful from the user’s perspective, often comprised of user stories and service delivery related activities. Digg...
Hot off Cloud Month, let’s look at how to deploy BIG-IP Virtual Edition on the Google Cloud Platform. This is a simple single-NIC, single IP deployment, which means that both management traffic and data traffic are going through the same NIC and are accessible with the same IP address....
Confident fraudsters welcome such calls because they know most merchants can be fooled over the phone with just a few simple confirmations or a short conversation. Despite their confidence most fraudsters don’t place orders by phone unless they’re convinced it’s a surefire method for g...
Mark Burgess (@markburgess_osl) is a theoretical physicist, but in his keynote at the 2016 All Day DevOps conference, he talked more about economics and human interactives than physics. What does either have to do as the keynote for a conference on DevOps? Well, for a little more back...
Choosing a database service provider for running your MongoDB deployments is not a decision to be taken lightly. You need a partner that you can trust to keep your databases available, secure, and running according to best practices. For aspects of your cluster that you do want to cont...
Join PaymentsEd and Worldpay for a webinar dedicated to understanding the payments landscape in Latin America and the complexities of each market. This will allow you and your company to make better and more informed decisions when possessing card transactions in the LatAm region. What...
Artificial intelligence, machine learning, neural networks. We’re in the midst of a wave of excitement around AI such as hasn’t been seen for a few decades. But those previous periods of inflated expectations led to troughs of disappointment. Will this time be different? Most likely. ...
By Tony Jamous To truly stand apart from your competitors, you need to build an experience that customers can get from your brand alone. Jason Bloomberg summarized […]
Things are changing very fast, especially in the STEM area. Do not wait to get qualified. IT industry  requires a lot of people (of course, with right skills). Learning is both time intensive and expensive in many cases. There are, low cost but very effective training programs, th...
Do you work in aerospace, automotive, medical, or another highly regulated industry? If so, you know firsthand how difficult it can be to encourage teams to work together. Ensuring software safety...
In an earlier blog, the evolution of performance metrics – for example, from load time to above the fold to speed index – was discussed. As much as this evolution is warranted in the wake of the dynamic application landscape and changing user expectations, the phenomenon also contribut...
Trial licenses now support multi-node clusters Trial Dynatrace Managed licenses now support the monitoring of multi-node clusters. This enables more realistic evaluations of Dynatrace Managed for production environments that utilize server clusters. Now proof-of-concept trial users can...
Correlation and root-cause diagnosis have always been the holy grail of IT performance monitoring. Instead of managing a flood of alerts, correlation and root-cause diagnosis help IT administrators determine where the real cause of a problem lies and work to resolve this quickly, so as...
What did my code just do? That is a critical question that developers always need to know. Application logging, tracing, and profiling are the primary ways that developers can answer this question. In this article, we’ll review ASP.NET tracing and how to view your tracing stateme...
I’m continually surprised as I pull together these weekly wraps just how much is done in a week. Here’s a quick video summary of the latest installment, and read on for more details: Visually Complete, the most accurate performance user experience metric, available in Dynat...
Enterprise Release Manager is a new role in the enterprise. It has become critical as enterprises continue to report larger portfolios with an increased number of smaller, more independent projects. At the same time, more companies are decentralizing deployment and release responsibili...
Business Process Reengineering Definition If business process improvement is fine-tuning your car, then business process... The post Business Process Reengineering (BPR) – When It’s Time to Obliterate appeared first on KiSSFLOW.
continuing from Why are neither the customers of EA nor the architects happy   In the absence of a clear EA deliverable, no stakeholder in the enterprise really understands what the architects are doing. The architect then feels obliged to repeatedly prove the EA case to the ...