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New features in EnterpriseDB's replication and failover utilities for Postgres boosts performance and flexibilityEnterpriseDB releases to the open source community tools that address common challenges of Postgres database administrators London, UK - June 3, 2014 - EnterpriseDB (EDB), t...
​We wanted to take a minute to share a blog post, and some really cool news from one of our customers. Along with being ranked as the fifth fastest growing private company in the US (and the fastest in the advertising and marketing industry,) DataXu just released an open-sourced toolki...
April and May 2014 Server and StorageIO Update newsletter By Greg Schulz Server and StorageIO Update newsletter - April and May 2014 Welcome to the Apr...
Red Hat Enterprise Linux has been gaining steam among the enterprise for quite some time. There are four key areas in which Red Hat Enterprise has made its presence known as a major player: physical deployment, traditional virtualization implementations, public cloud scenarios and priv...
Today AppDynamics joins EMC, HP, IBM, Pivotal, Rackspace, SAP, and VMware in the Cloud Foundry Foundation to help create an open cloud ecosystem. The Cloud Foundry Foundation is a non-profit community focused on fostering the growth of cloud-enabled business practices such as Platform-...
Data encryption in a cloud environment is a no-brainer: the new security threats in a world without physical walls mean that the data is now at risk from snoopy employees of the cloud provider, from insiders who might have access to the cloud environment but still are not welcome to al...
Netflix, as we know it today, wouldn’t exist if not for Amazon. That’s because the world’s largest over-the-top provider relies on Amazon Web Services (AWS) to deliver its content digitally. In doing so, Netflix has worked to make AWS more reliable so as to provide a more resilient ser...
The integration of handwritten electronic signatures to improve workflows and deliver savings is now simple in centralized IT environments thanks to IGEL thin and zero clients and the StepOver signature pads.Reading, UK 28 May 2014 - IGEL has taken the pain out of integrating handwritt...
The rapid growth in compute demand is well understood. To keep up with accelerating requirements, CPUs have gone through a massive transformation over the years. Starting with relatively low-capacity CPUs, the expansion of capability to what is available today has certainly been remark...
The next main phase for the Cloud Best Practices Network is for it to become a ‘Virtual University’, meaning a provider of online e-learning courses and issuer of associated ‘Digital Badge‘ certificates. The curriculum will be organized in a bottom [...]The post...
I can hear it, can you? A popular podcaster, Jason Calacanis has advised companies in the past to be wary of launching a technology product on top of someone else’s platform. Many great Facebook and […] Source: Damn you Microsoft!!! Forceworks
Assured cloud services provider introduces free PSN data transfer, further price reductions & investment in its PaaS offering on latest iterationLondon - May 23rd, 2014 - Skyscape Cloud Services Limited, the easy to adopt, easy to use and easy to leave cloud services company, today...
What with Google showing an interest in 3D Printing and more importantly Autodesk coming out with two important events, this area is getting heated up :Launch of Open Source 3D printing software platform called SPARKIntroduction of a 3D Printing machine of its own with a reference impl...
One of our next upcoming white papers is Openstack Solution Ecosystem. Openstack Solutions Openstack is an open source Cloud platform that vendors augment with additional plug-in products and value add services, and the goal of this white paper is to [...]The post Openstack Solutions E...
Windows Azure is here, and it’s taking over the enterprise quickly. Windows Azure is the latest in cloud-compatibility offerings from Microsoft, and can prove to be a great boon to organizations if it’s implemented and utilized effectively. Yet, virtualization technology creates an env...
One of the main reasons businesses, governments and other entities are exceedingly choosing open source solutions is because of the cost savings that come along with them. Generally speaking, open source technology—which is developed by a community of enthusiastic programmers who revis...
New strategic partnerships with Chef and Puppet demonstrate strength of CloudBees offeringBrussels, Belgium - May 21, 2014 - CloudBees, Inc., the enterprise continuous delivery leader, today announced the industry's first continuous delivery (CD) platform for enterprises, powered by Je...
Manchester, UK - VXL's enterprise-level Fusion™ device manger goes from strength to strength with the launch of a new version supporting Linux users. Complementing the current Windows XP Embedded Standard, WES 7 and WE8S supported offering, Fusion now sets the industry benchmark ...
Manchester, UK - Der Gerätemanager für den Unternehmenssektor Fusion™ von VXL ist nicht aufzuhalten, jetzt kommt die neue Version auch für Linux Anwender. Als Ergänzung zum aktuellen Embedded Standard von Windows XP und den Angeboten WES 7 und WE8S setzt Fusio...
Manchester, Royaume-Uni - Fusion™, le gestionnaire de dispositif de VXL pour les entreprises, ne cesse de se renforcer grâce au lancement d'une nouvelle version qui prend en charge les utilisateurs de Linux. Complétant l'offre actuelle, compatible Windows XP Embedded St...
The Agile Cloud consortium's second event will occur on May 21, 2014 at TIA Headquarters in Arlington, VA. This event will focus on development of the Agile Cloud Environment Service Catalog and will feature prospective government user presentations. Current agenda is as follows:12:...
Tuesday 20 May, 2014 New Version Provides Streamlined Identity Management for an All-In-One Solution Nottingham, England (May 20th, 2014) - Nervepoint Technologies Limited a leading provider of enterprise password self service software today announced release of its lates...
#ACI #SDAS #devops #SDN Because something's got to change - and change radically. According to a recent IDC report, OPEX costs are doubling every eight years. Important to consider is this data is based on historical trends, and doesn't necessarily take into consideration the ...
Reading, UK May 19, 2014 - When WDH (Wakefield and District Housing) wanted to deploy a new virtual desktop infrastructure to speed up log-on times, improve manageability and cut costs, the company turned to IGEL Technology. WDH is responsible for more than 31,000 homes in the Wakefiel...
The official T-shirt for the useR! 2014 R user conference (to be held June 30 - July 3 at UCLA) will be the result of open source contributions and reproducible research. The organizers of the conference are soliciting designs for the official T-shirt — but there's a catch. The image o...
I started giving this presentation last year to try to cover the various noteworthy open source cloud computing technologies. I have given it numerous times and keep updating it as the landscape changes. Sometimes I throw in a whole section on notable systems management tools to help m...
Friday 16 May, 2014 The CatLook product suite re-energises the shopping experience for customers and drives sales and consumer loyalty for the retailer. With consumers increasingly browsing and purchasing items online or on mobile devices, fashion, clothing and beauty retail...
by Joseph Rickert I recently wrote about some R resources that are available for generalized linear models (GLMs). Looking over the material, I was amazed by the amount of effort that is continuing to go into GLMs, both with with respect to new theoretical developments and also in resp...
It appears as though proponents of open source can finally say that the technology has emerged from its nascent stage. In recent news, yet another open source company, Hortonworks—the Hadoop company that branched out of Yahoo—received substantial financial backing to the tune of $100 m...
KAAZING was the first organization delivering formal, instructor-led HTML5 and WebSocket training globally back in 2008. Since then, we have trained thousands of web developers and engineers on the latest best practices and techniques for building state of the art … Continue read...
GroundWork Cloud Hub ermöglicht erstmals Performance-Monitoring für die Computing-, Storage- und Netzwerkkomponenten von OpenStackATLANTA, GA (OpenStack Summit) - 14 Mai 2014 - GroundWork, Inc. (www.gwos.com), der führende Anbieter von Unified-Monitoring-Lösungen f&...
GoundWork Cloud Hub is the first to bring performance monitoring to the compute, storage and networking components of OpenStack ATLANTA, GA (OpenStack Summit) - May 14, 2014 - GroundWork, Inc. (www.gwos.com), the leading Unified Monitoring solution for IT operations management and clou...
Technology used by ICANN, the only solution certified to the highest security standard of FIPS 140-2 Level 4, now availableLoudwater, UK, 14 May 2014: Ultra Electronics AEP has launched a new Hardware Security Module (HSM) based solution, specifically aimed at customer facing applicati...
I’m a little proud of this, although it’s a total hack job, and not in the good sense.Take it as a library mashup. Harvard Library has 13M items in its collection. Harvard is digitizing many of them, but as of now you cannot do a full text search of them. Google Books had 3...
Imagine you’re the general manager for a baseball team in an independent league. Wanting to put together the strongest team possible, you take ballplayers from all parts of the country—and the world—rather than fielding nine local men.  That’s because the best players aren’t conce...
After all the alarmed coverage in the media, after all the advice to change passwords and patch affected websites, how worried did we all get about the Heartbleed vulnerability, really? Not so much, it seems, according to two bits of research that studied responses from people on diffe...
By Bob Gourley Students of history know what happens when adversaries learn how the good guys collect intelligence on them. They change their tactics, techniques or procedures and it gets much harder to know their intentions. Most of us knew this is what would happen with the disclosur...
By ShannonPerry Since the bug became public knowledge in early April, the Heartbleed vulnerability has captured media headlines across the U.S. The hole existed in OpenSSL, an open-source program used by hundreds of thousands of websites. The bug affected some of the world’s most popul...
#OpenStack #cloud Momentum behind OpenStack continues to accelerate as the releases for the often touted open source cloud management framework mature and stabilize. Some of that momentum comes from early adopters who've put the system through its paces in real enterprise and web-sca...
Principal Engineer Joins as Company Intensifies Focus on Open InitiativesSAN JOSE, Calif, May 8, 2014 - Brocade (NASDAQ: BRCD) announced today the hiring of networking and open-source veteran Colin Dixon to the position of Principal Engineer. An active contributor to the OpenDaylight P...