Latest Blogs from SYS-CON MEDIA
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...
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...
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...
  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 ...
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...
Taking place in New York, Newsweek’s second edition of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science in Capital Markets promises two days of exploration into cutting edge tools and processes being used in today’s data driven financial world. Following on from a successful event in March, wh...
Fortune 500 companies are increasingly seeking ways to innovate in customer experience, while reducing reliance on legacy technologies. Alight Solutions, formerly part of Aon PLC, was attempting to integrate customer data stored in multiple source systems hosted on its zOS mainframe an...
In today's cloud based world, automation is key enabler for success. Yet, folks are scared of automation due to risk of losing job. However automation needs to be seen as a way to keep your job in and not out. Wikipedia definition of automation is "Automation or automatic control, is ...
A recent interview with a security architect at a Fortune 100 firm with a network of hundreds of thousands of corporate and partner users brought out the explosion of complexity as networks scale and encompass remote users and partners: When a certain level of scale is attained, increm...
By Aaron Evans In a review of the leading “low code” platforms David Ramel explains we need them “to meet the insatiable demand for apps amid a […]
My wife and I have a fun dynamic: she approaches situations with surgical precision, while I tend to be more of an imprecise paintbrush. One day, she chastised me for cutting something with a butter knife and insisted that I should be using a paring knife instead. I argued that it wasn...
Notice is Served to More than a Dozen Tech Leaders by Once Unlikely Alliance Recent talks between Amazon and VMware could ignite a second wave of cloud adoption, this time focused on brownfield cloud migration. A recent report covered by CNBC raises the specter of a massive shift of wo...
SYS-CON Events announced today that EnterpriseTech has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. EnterpriseTech is a professional resource for news and i...
Technology is quickly transforming the retail environment as we know it. Retailers are increasingly beginning to adopt new tools such as Augmented (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR), to craft engaging experiences that add a whole new dimension to traditional retailer-consumer interactions. ...
In this Lightboard Lesson, I describe how F5 Silverline Cloud-based Platform can help mitigate DDoS and other application attacks both on-prem and in the cloud with the Hybrid Signaling iApp. Learn how both on-premises and the cloud can work together to create a composite defense again...
On Saturday February 11, 2017, my daughter and her friend were driving from a basketball game in Chico back to our home in Palo Alto. Unfortunately, due to several days of heavier than normal rains, the Oroville Dam spillway broke and flooded many of the roads between Chico and Palo Al...
The Forbes Cloud 100 list is only in its second year, but it’s already established itself as one of the most prestigious media markers for success in the cloud computing world. It’s fitting that just one year after MongoDB Atlas was introduced to the market, technically qualifying Mon...
We often hear of enterprises that move applications from their corporate data center to public cloud. This may come in the form of lift and shift. But then something happens that causes the enterprise to move it out of public cloud. This yo-yo effect and the related consequences create...
A significant risk burdens almost every major organization in the world. Despite repeated efforts, they have been unable to conquer this resilient foe: tribal knowledge. Most […]
By Zhang Ting 《富比世》(Forbes)評論專員 Jason Bloomberg 於 7 月 2 日指出,Watson 在 2011 年贏得智力競賽節目《危險邊緣》(Jeopardy!)時,博得世人的無盡讚譽;可是時至今日,IBM 只持續地做有限的改進,而不是推出大幅改進的「Watson 2.0」,IBM 正將它聲稱在 AI 領域擁有的領導地位,拱手讓給一批極其創新的公司。 Read the entire article at http://www.ettoday.net/news/20170718/969445.htm?t=%E8%97%8D%E8%...
Kaazing Appoints Richard M Marshall As Chief Marketing Officer SAN JOSE, Calif., July 17, 2017 – Kaazing, the leader in scalable enterprise connectivity technology, today announced the appoint of Richard M Marshall, PhD as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Marshall will report direc...
An Intellyx Brain Candy Brief Despite the level of digital disruption affecting almost every industry, it seems this phenomenon has passed over one industry leaving it […]
Editor's note: We are proud to spread the word of this fantastic event coordinated by friends and associates at AFCEA and INSA. - bg Innovation is essential to the Intelligence Community's strategic advantage, a key theme of the Summit on September 6-7 at the Walter E. Washington Conve...
Node.js is a popular choice with application development teams due to its event-driven, non-blocking, flexible, lightweight and extensible framework which enables faster innovation and adoption of microservices. AppDynamics has supported monitoring of Node.js since 2014. It has been a ...
As mentioned in Part 1 of this blog series, Evolve IP recently conducted an IT disaster recovery survey and uncovered some very interesting data. This survey of 500+ C-level executives and IT professionals investigated respondent organization’s experience with outages and related incid...