JAVA Developer's Journal

Cloud has been on a lot of boardroom agendas for quite a while, but typically those discussions have focused on using cloud around edge applications - expenses management, human capital management or perhaps customer relationship management. However, as the cloud cover extends to... (more)
Adjectives like "swashbuckling" and "romantic" rarely if ever apply to enterprise technology, so the fact that "rogue" IT is now a Thing should give one pause. Errol Flynn swooping down from a yardarm, disarming smile on his too-handsome face? Hardly the image you'd expect bringi... (more)
Click Here to View Video on YouTube "As the move to the cloud started, we stayed ahead of that by providing security solutions to our enterprise customers, financial customers, and now a whole new range of customers, which are application developers," explained John Gunn, VP of ... (more)
I was recently reading Freakonomics’ authors Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner’s latest book, Think Like a Freak, and passed over a quote that really resonated with me: So rather than address their root causes, we often spend billions of dollars treating the symptoms and are ... (more)
This week in the States, the Nation celebrates it’s Independence and many people will be attending or setting off their own fireworks show. In Hawaii, fireworks are shot off more during New Year’s Eve than on July 4th and there is even Daytime Fireworks now. Cloud computing is e... (more)
Accomplish much more, very rapidly, while spending less -- this is the business technology trend that savvy executives everywhere have embraced. Worldwide IT spending will reach a total $3.7 trillion in 2014, that's a 2.1 percent increase from last year, according to the latest g... (more)
REDWOOD SHORES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/02/14 -- Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) News Summary Oracle VM Release 3.3, Oracle's latest server virtualization product, delivers enhanced ease of use for x86 and SPARC architectures, improved management features, and expanded support for both Orac... (more)
Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ:BIRT), The BIRT Company™ and the leader in personalized analytics and insights, today announced they will host an interactive panel discussion as part of their July 10, 2014 product launch event at Club Auto Sport in San Jose, California. The “Building... (more)
If LinkedIn profiles are any indication, User Experience (frequently shortened to UX) is the new orange. Indeed, across all manners of technology, there is an increasing focus on improving user experience. Driven in part by Apple’s success on the consumer side, it would appear th... (more)
Cloud Expo® Silicon Valley Early Bird Savings here! The industry is heated with debates on whether adopting private or public cloud is the smartest, best, cheapest, you name it choice. But this debate is missing the mark. Businesses shouldn't be discussing public vs. private, but ... (more)
The Mass Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC) recently hosted the The Value of Things (VoT): MassTLC IoT Conference in Waltham, Massachusetts. There was surprisingly little disagreement between the various panelists on the future of the Internet of Things (IoT), but probably n... (more)
In the video at this link and embedded below I provide some context on new approaches to data can enhance outcomes for public sector organizations, with a focus on real world use cases. I also mention key requirements which apply at most government organizations for their data an... (more)
When Capgemini's business information management (BIM) practices unit needed to provide big data capabilities to its insurance company customers, it needed to deliver the right information to businesses much faster from the very bottom up. That means an improved technical design... (more)
Red Hat on Monday announced a new cloud management certification for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform as part of the Red Hat OpenStack Cloud Infrastructure Partner Network, a commercial ecosystem for OpenStack. Red Hat will enable cloud management solutions from partne... (more)
Software-defined architectures are critical for achieving the right mix of efficiency and scale needed to meet the challenges that will come with the Internet of Things If you've been living under a rock (or rack in the data center) you might not have noticed the explosive growt... (more)
IBM on Monday announced that SoftLayer, an IBM Company, will open a data center in London this month. It will be the latest of 15 new data centers that IBM plans to open as part of a $1.2 billion dollar global investment to strengthen and extend its cloud services in Europe and a... (more)
REDWOOD SHORES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/30/14 -- Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL) will host an "Executive Access for Investors" educational webcast with corresponding slides on Tuesday, July 1, 2014, beginning at 9:15 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time. Please join Andy Mendelsohn, Exe... (more)
As revenues from traditional voice and messaging channels continue to dwindle, operators are reassessing their role in the digital communication value chain, and defining what value they can bring to their customers. Of course "customers" increasingly includes partners as well as ... (more)
Cloud Expo® Silicon Valley Early Bird Savings here! SYS-CON Events announced today that the Wall Street Technology Association (WSTA) has been named "Association Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara ... (more)
Inarguably one of the drivers of software-defined architectures (cloud, SDDC, and SDN) as well as movements like DevOps is the complexity inherent in today's data center networks. For years now we've added applications and services, and responded to new threats and requirements f... (more)
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