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Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here Building Open Source IoT Ecosystems Widespread fragmentation is stalling the growth of the IIoT and making it difficult for partners to work together. The number of software platforms, apps, hardware and connectivity standards is creating paralysis among businesses that are afraid of being locked into a solution. EdgeX Foundry is unifying the community around a common IoT edge framework and an ecosystem of interoperable components. Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jim White, Distinguished Engineer at Dell EMC, discussed best practices for bringing traditional competitors together and provide examples of how the framework fits with existing connectivity standards with interoperable components to simplify development and deployment of IoT solutions across a wide variety of use cases. ... (more)

Build It, Buy It, or Open Source: The Software Dilemma | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #OpenSource

Build It, Buy It, or Open Source: The Software Dilemma By Matt Watson One problem that all developers and companies struggle with is trying to decide if they should "build it" or "buy it". Software developers love to build things. That is what we do! Their natural reaction tends to lean towards building things. We are also always up for a new challenge. How do you know when you should build software or buy it? There are very good reasons for building or buying software. There are also good reasons to use open source projects, which is a third option! Some things you never want to build I started my last company in 2003. In the early days of that company, I decided that it was easy enough to store customer credit card numbers in a database table and process them via Authorize.net. Simple stuff, right? Billing systems always seem simple. Until you have to figure out how to... (more)

Ruby Inc. to Exhibit at @CloudExpo | #Serverless #CloudNative #RubyonRails

SYS-CON Events announced today that Daiya Industry will exhibit at the Japanese Pavilion at 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. Ruby Development Inc. builds new services in short period of time and provides a continuous support of those services based on Ruby on Rails. For more information, please visit https://github.com/RubyDevInc. JETRO and prefectures of Japan (Nagano, Shizuoka, Okayama, Hiroshima, Fukuoka, Oita) will present more than twenty cutting-edge technology companies for partnership opportunity with U.S. businesses. For more information, visit https://www.jetro.go.jp/en. 21st International Cloud Expo, taking place October 31 - November 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, will feature technical sessions from a rock... (more)

Firm Interactive Partners with Green House Data for Their Cloud Services and Channel Program

Cheyenne, WY, April 11, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Denver based application development and cloud integration company, Firm Interactive, has selected Green House Data for their cloud hosting services. Additionally, Firm Interactive has entered into a channel partner program agreement with the cloud provider. As one of the first VMware Service Providers to operate under an environmental business model, Green House Data’s cloud infrastructure offers enterprise class technology, including high performance EMC SANs, Dell Servers and Brocade switching. The facility is entirely powered by renewable wind power and operates 40% more energy efficiently than traditional data centers. In addition to cloud hosting, the company offers colocation, managed hosting and disaster recovery services. “We selected Cheyenne, Wyoming based Green House Data for many reasons, but top of the list are... (more)

Open Source Selenium Web Application Testing System

Selenium is a free Web Application Testing System. It gained lots of popularity since it is available. It’s integration to FireFox – which allows instant record/replay as well as the scripting option - makes it a great tool for functional web testing. BrowserMob on the other side leverages Selenium by providing an automated load-testing environment for Selenium scripts all configurable online via a Web Dashboard. Tagging Web Requests In my recent blog post – Get more out of functional web testing: How to correlate test reports with server side log information? – I discussed the problem that testing results are usually not linked to the log and diagnostics information captured by the application under test. The blog entry offered a way to link the two sides using HTTP Tagging via an HTTP Proxy. Tagging individual Web Requests allows linking each individual request ... (more)

Software Tool & Die Inc Updates Their STD-FC PB 12 Classic and 12.NET

Software Tool & Die Inc is pleased to announce that they have released a major update to their STD Foundation Classes for the production version of PowerBuilder 12.0 Classic and PowerBuilder 12.NET build 5530. You can now enjoy the framework for Win32, Winform, Webform and WPF based environments. The Release 12.0.0 Include: 1) Migrated code to PB 12 classic - GA, Build 5530 2) Added PBWPF conditional code. 3) Tested FC's with the OrderEntry sample application 4) Fixed Open LOG functionality under WPF 5) Fixed Zoom GPF error 6) Corrected menu support for response dialogs 7) Added new "Processor" tab on HELP dialog 8) Fixed Memory display on HELP dialog. 9) Changed code to support SA 11.0.1 DBMS 10) Converted to "EAS Demo DB V120" test database 11) Added support for new 12.NET application "skins". Note: All PB 12 Classic. 12.Net, examples and utilities have now also been fully tes... (more)

Cloudera and T-Systems Announce Strategic Partnership

By Bob Gourley Strategic Collaboration to Deliver Cloud-Based Data Analytics Solution, Paving the Way for Standardized, Low-Cost “Analytics as a Service” PALO ALTO, CA and BONN, GERMANY–(Marketwire – Mar 20, 2013) – Cloudera, the category leader that sets the standard for Apache Hadoop in the enterprise, and T-Systems, Europe’s leading IT systems provider, today announced that they have reached a strategic agreement to deliver cloud-based data analytics solutions, based on Cloudera’s Platform for Big Data. The companies, which represent two of the world’s most trusted names in data management and IT solutions markets, will work together to develop and deliver production-ready solutions that will enable T-Systems customers to more quickly and easily derive value from their data. Cloudera’s Platform for Big Data, Cloudera Enterprise powered by Cloudera Impala RTQ for ... (more)

Monitoring Background Jobs in Ruby’s Resque

Here at AppNeta, we get to see a lot about how people build their web applications. From simple PHP scripts to heavily service-oriented Java clouds to monolithic Django apps, everybody’s product is architected a little differently. We’re still out to trace everything, and today I want to talk how to get visibility into an important component of any complex system: the messaging queue. Specifically, let’s look at how to trace a job from Rails using Resque. Messaging Queues If you haven’t used a messaging queue in your app, the idea is simple. Instead of forcing all the work to happen during the request, while the user is waiting, you can delay some of the more time-consuming tasks. You can do anything in these tasks, ranging from a simple insert to kicking off a series of user analytics that touch all parts of your infrastructure. The advantage is that you can retur... (more)

Federal Big Data Community Convenes 6 Feb at Apache Hadoop Forum

By Bob Gourley If you are an analyst or executive or architect engaged in the analysis of big data, this is a “must attend” event. We will be there engaging with the community and hope to see you there. Registration is now open for the third annual Federal Big Data Apache Hadoop Forum! Register here. Join us on Thurs., Feb. 6, as leaders from government and industry convene to share Big Data best practices. This is a must attend event for any organization or agency looking to be information-driven and give access to more data to more resources and applications. During this informative event you will learn: > Key trends in government today and the role Big Data plays in driving transformation; > How leading agencies are putting data to good use to uncover new insight, streamline costs, and manage threats; > The role of an Enterprise Data Hub, and how it is a game... (more)

Open Source Storage with Alex Gorbachev | @CloudExpo #IoT #Microservices

"Open source is a very powerful thing and lies at the heart of most modern technology. It's useful to a lot of people and a lot of companies invest in it," stated Alex Gorbachev, President of Intelligent Systems Services Inc., in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 17th Cloud Expo, held November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. @ThingsExpo - The World's Largest 'Internet of Things' Event, June 7-9 2016 at New York City's Javits Center! How to Win as a Sponsor and Exhibitor ▸ Here All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devices - computers, smartphones, tablets, and sensors - connected to the Internet by 2020. This number will continue to grow at a rapid pace for the next several decades. @CloudExpo / @ThingsExpo 2016 New York (June 7-9, 2016, Javits Center, Manhattan) @CloudExpo / @ThingsExpo 2016 Silicon Valley (N... (more)

Bad File Descriptor Error in Linux

In a Linux system, files, blocks, directories, sockets and other items are referred by corresponding file descriptors. If your system is reporting errors that the file descriptor is bad, one of possible causes is that file system is corrupt and thus, you require restoring from backup. But if backup is not valid enough to restore complete information, you need to use advanced Linux Data Recovery applications. As an instance, you might encounter the below error message with your Linux based system: “Bad file descriptor” You might receive this error while trying to access a file or while trying to boot the system. Cause Possible reasons for the ‘Bad file descriptor’ error to occur are: Linux systems use a special file, called /dev/null (also called the null device). This file removes all the data that is written to it after reporting that the write process has succes... (more)