• SQL Is Dead, Long Live SQL!

    Updated: 2014-04-17 20:00:23
    “Big Data” is one of the biggest buzzwords in the technology industry today – you can’t read the tech press or look at social media without seeing it. But what do we mean by Big Data, and what’s wrong with our old friend “little data” that has served us well for 30 odd years.

  • Rackspace Startup Program Spotlight On WayScout: Discover, Create And Share Mobile Guides

    Updated: 2014-04-17 18:00:59
    Rackspace Startup Program member WayScout uses the Rackspace Cloud to power its app that empowers users to create and share localized mobile guides of cities.

  • How Performance Cloud Servers Are Delivering Measurable Impact

    Updated: 2014-04-17 16:00:51
    Since releasing Performance Cloud Servers late last year, we've been thrilled by the response from customers. We knew that enhancing speed, throughput, reliability and scalability would be embraced, but it's still heartening to hear about the measurable impact directly from customers. Here, we highlight some of the most tangible performance gains we’ve seen and heard about.

  • Survey: Developers Are Powerful and They Know It

    Updated: 2014-04-17 14:51:00
    More than 90 percent see themselves as a "revolutionary influence."

  • Gartner: Optimizing Application Development and Maintenance Cuts Costs by 50%

    Updated: 2014-04-17 14:49:00
    The research firm says enterprises need to do a better job sourcing development projects.

  • Build Node.js Apps Using Visual Studio 2013

    Updated: 2014-04-17 09:40:00
    There is some good news for Visual Studio enthusiasts looking to develop web applications using Node.js. The Visual Studio team (with help from the community contributors) recently released the support for Node.js in Visual Studio 2013.

  • What Can Object Storage Do For Me Today?

    Updated: 2014-04-16 20:00:08
    In this post, I will discuss what benefits Object Storage can provide for you today. As there are a variety of solutions to choose from, each offering different pros, cons and price-points, I will focus on OpenStack Swift, the open-source Object Storage component of OpenStack, as it is vendor-agnostic and freely available to everyone.

  • Microsoft Azure Launches Internet of Things Service

    Updated: 2014-04-16 15:20:00
    Intelligent Systems Service is now in a limited public preview.

  • Catch The Problem Before It Occurs: Cloud Databases Monitoring With A Few Clicks

    Updated: 2014-04-16 15:00:15
    Cloud Databases instances are already preconfigured with a default set of metrics, including CPU, memory, disk usage, average load, network and MySQL specific metrics. You can monitor both real-time statistics and historical trends in usage using our API and our CLI. However, you have told us that you want that capability with a friendly user interface too. Today we extend monitoring of Cloud Databases into our Control Panel.

  • Cloud Security In An Agile World

    Updated: 2014-04-16 14:39:00
    Recent activity with the Heartbleed vulnerability has the industry reeling and re-evaluating their security controls. We recently posted about the Rackspace response to this event, but while security is top-of-mind we'd like to share a new white paper on the topic of "Cloud Security in an Agile World."

  • Instant Messaging And Video Calling Coming Soon With Hosted Lync

    Updated: 2014-04-15 20:00:25
    It’s estimated that 80 percent to 90 percent of businesses use some type of instant messaging to connect and collaborate with colleagues and customers. But using third-party instant messaging that does not integrate with your Outlook and Exchange can be cumbersome and a waste of valuable time and resources. This is where Hosted Lync by Rackspace can help.

  • Why We Craft OpenStack (Featuring Rackspace Product Manager Jarret Raim)

    Updated: 2014-04-15 18:00:54
    In this video series, we hear straight from some of OpenStack’s top contributors from Rackspace about how the fast-growing open source project has evolved, what it needs to continue thriving, what it means to them personally, and why they are active contributors. Here, we talk to Product Manager Jarret Raim.

  • Google+ Hangout: Rackspace Specialists To Discuss Patching Heartbleed At Scale

    Updated: 2014-04-15 17:46:53
    On April 16, we'll host "Stop the bleeding: How to patch Heartbleed at scale," a live Google+ Hangout where Rackspace security and operations specialists will join me to discuss the unique challenges presented by the Heartbleed vulnerability and how Rackspace proactively responded.

  • Report: Mobile App Uptime Lags Behind Websites

    Updated: 2014-04-15 16:15:00
    Shopping apps are much less likely to crash than games.

  • Red Hat Launches OpenShift Marketplace

    Updated: 2014-04-15 16:10:00
    The company's cloud development platform now enables easy purchase of third-party services.

  • Microsoft Releases Developer Preview of Windows Phone 8.1

    Updated: 2014-04-15 16:10:00
    The update includes the new Cortana digital assistant.

  • The Award For Better Performance And Lower Cost Goes To…The Rackspace Public Cloud

    Updated: 2014-04-15 16:00:33
    Rackspace helped the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) move to a fully optimized cloud platform built on open standards and we now run the majority of our external online services in the Rackspace Cloud.

  • HTTP error codes 404 vs 410 and how Google treats them. Matt cutt explains.

    Updated: 2014-04-15 04:55:48
    SEOs need to learn http error codes. In this video Google's Matt cutts explains ht Google crawler treats error codes 404 and 410.

  • Amazon’s Anti-Customer Rumblings

    Updated: 2014-04-14 10:33:00
    Would Amazon ever lower their level of service on a Cloud offering in order to move customers to a more expensive choice?

  • My thoughts on Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning System of Record – A video blog

    Updated: 2014-04-11 15:05:08
    home about authors milesahead Kinaxis Supply Chain Community Know Sooner , Act Faster’ : A Supply-Chain Mantra Miami Vice , Diapers , SCM World and the Digital Supply Chain My thoughts on Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning System of Record A video blog Published April 11th , 2014 by Trevor Miles milesahead 0 Comments If you're new here , you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed Thanks for visiting I was recently asked three questions on Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning System of Record . The three questions I was asked : were What do you think of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning System of Record In your opinion , how does RapidResponse differentiate itself as a supply chain planning System of Record From your experience , what is the

  • Python Tools for Visual Studio Gets an Update

    Updated: 2014-04-11 14:29:00
    The beta release is available under an open source license.

  • DigitalKoans Posts Resume on 4/28/2014

    Updated: 2014-04-11 01:54:40
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  • Digital Curation News (4/11/2014) #digitalpreservation

    Updated: 2014-04-11 01:45:51
    Breaking Down Walls in Digital Preservation (Part 1) Breaking Down Walls in Digital Preservation (Part 2) Hacking Digital Stewardship at Computers in Libraries 2014 Introduction to Digital Curation (Free course) Data Curation Librarian at Indiana State University Library Digital Scholarship | Digital Curation News | Digital Curation, Digital Preservation, and Research Data Management Works

  • "The Bleeding Hearts Club: Heartbleed Recovery for System Administrators"

    Updated: 2014-04-11 01:30:32
    David Grant has posted "The Bleeding Hearts Club: Heartbleed Recovery for System Administrators." Here's an excerpt: The Heartbleed SSL vulnerability presents significant concerns for users and major challenges for site operators. This article presents a series of steps server and site owners should carry out as soon as possible to help protect the public. We […]

  • Pivotal Launches Spring Boot 1.0

    Updated: 2014-04-10 19:05:00
    The rapid application development framework speeds the development of Java-based Web applications.

  • EU Privacy Watchdogs Approve Microsoft Azure

    Updated: 2014-04-10 18:59:00
    Microsoft's enterprise cloud computing service is the first to obtain blanket approval from European regulators.

  • Digital Curation News (4/10/2014) #digitalpreservation

    Updated: 2014-04-10 15:46:57
    Weekly Web Archiving Roundup: April 9, 2014 Public Service Libraries and Personal Digital Archiving Managing Data: Tools for Plans and Data Scrubbing (LITA preconference) Embedded Metadata in WAVE Files: A Look Inside Issues and Tools Working Together on Data Discovery, Access and Reuse: the 2014 Dryad & Dataverse Community Meeting Library of Congress Digital Preservation […]

  • IBM Expands MobileFirst Program

    Updated: 2014-04-09 14:05:00
    The company is adding mobile development and cloud computing services to its offerings.

  • 10 Photoshop plugins to make your UI design life easy

    Updated: 2014-04-08 15:47:31
    In this blog we discuss 10 hand-picked Photoshop tools that every Photoshop designer would like to use, Just keep their life simple.

  • Red Hat Adds Support for Google App Engine

    Updated: 2014-04-08 15:38:00
    RHEL customers can now move their subscriptions to Google's cloud computing service.

  • Cloud Computing Comes to the Mainframe

    Updated: 2014-04-08 15:35:00
    IBM made a new product announcement in celebration of the mainframe's 50th anniversary.

  • Thoughts on Thought Leadership

    Updated: 2014-04-08 13:36:00
    Thought leadership involves telling a story, one chapter at a time.

  • Build Self-Contained Native Mobile Apps Using HTML5 with Ionic Actinium

    Updated: 2014-04-07 17:17:00
    The world of HTML5 hybrid app development frameworks just got hotter with the beta release of Ionic Actinium.

  • IHS: Enterprise Cloud Computing Spending to Rise 35% by 2017

    Updated: 2014-04-07 15:10:00
    Cloud spending could jump 20 percent this year.

  • Microsoft Azure Preview Portal Offers DevOps Features

    Updated: 2014-04-04 14:26:00
    The company is launching new tools for cloud development.

  • Survey: 89% of Businesses Use Public Cloud Computing Services

    Updated: 2014-04-03 18:30:00
    Amazon is still the most popular vendor.

  • Windows 8.1 Update Offers New Enterprise Features

    Updated: 2014-04-03 18:25:00
    The OS gets mobile device management, sideloading, enterprise mode for IE 11 and more.

  • Hortonworks Updates Data Platform

    Updated: 2014-04-02 14:53:00
    The Hadoop distribution now includes a lot more tools for working with big data.

  • Tech Firms Debate the Definition of PaaS

    Updated: 2014-04-02 14:51:00
    What does it take to distinguish an IaaS from a PaaS?

  • Cloudera’s Dilemma: What to Do with $900 Million

    Updated: 2014-04-02 09:00:00
    For Cloudera, $900 million in the bank may actually be more trouble than it’ worth.

  • Cloud Price War Continues: Azure Drops Prices

    Updated: 2014-04-01 14:55:00
    Microsoft follows in the footsteps of Google and Amazon.

  • March Networks: The World of High-Tech Security – Kinaxis & SupplyChainBrain Series

    Updated: 2014-03-28 11:31:17
    : home about authors milesahead Kinaxis Supply Chain Community The Innovator’s Dilemma : How Does it Apply to Supply Chain 5 Drivers of Supply Chain Complexity in the Life Sciences Industry March Networks : The World of High-Tech Security Kinaxis SupplyChainBrain Series Published March 28th , 2014 by Melissa Clow 0 Comments If you're new here , you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed Thanks for visiting SupplyChainBrain attended our annual Kinexions user conference , and while there , they completed a number of video interviews with customers , analysts , and Kinaxis executives . And , we’d like to share them In this interview hear Sue Montgomery , senior business analyst with March Networks , speak about the challenges her company faces in gaining full visibility of supply and demand ,

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