JAVA Developer's Journal

When it comes to building applications, one database definitely does not fit all. Traditional SQL databases are great for storing highly structured, normalized data and performing analytics and reporting. NoSQL has attracted developers with its awesome flexibility, and JSON-cent... (more)
By Bryce Ambraziunas In part one of this series, our COO tackles the history and purpose of the NOC. A NOC, for those who don’t know, stands for Network Operations Center and, quite simply, is how large organizations with complex systems monitor them. Early versions of the NOC ... (more)
Rapid Troubleshooting of Gradually Degrading Apps with Application Analytics by Maneesh Joshi In my last blog post, I made a case for the powerful combo of APM and Analytics that you shouldn’t miss out on. Today, I’m going to explain what I mean by that with an example on how you ... (more)
Countless business models have spawned from the IaaS industry. Resell Web hosting, blogs, public cloud, and on and on. With the overwhelming amount of tools available to us, it's sometimes easy to overlook that many of them are just new skins of resources we've had for a long ti... (more)
Cloud is not a commodity. And no matter what you call it, computing doesn't come out of the sky. It comes from physical hardware inside brick and mortar facilities connected by hundreds of miles of networking cable. And no two clouds are built the same way. SoftLayer gives you ... (more)
WCaaS - [Who Cares?] as a Service In the midst of the widespread popularity and adoption of cloud computing, it seems like everything is being offered "as a Service" these days: Infrastructure? Check. Platform? You bet. Software? Absolutely. Toaster? It's only a matter of time.... (more)
Everything You Wanted to Know About Infrastructure as Code Getting started is often the hardest part of any project, and converting your data center into a Git Repository is no different. In his session at 16th Cloud Expo, Christopher Gallo, Developer Advocate for SoftLayer, an ... (more)
Smart Glasses Will be the Internet's Portal to the Physical, Hands-On World The Internet has been the most democratizing technology of all time. It has enabled knowledge, ideas, culture and expertise to be transferred between people and places more quickly than ever before. We've... (more)
The Need for Speed: Enterprise DevOps Adoption In today's digital world, change is the one constant. Disruptive innovations like cloud, mobility, social media, and the Internet of Things have reshaped the market and set new standards in customer expectations. To remain competit... (more)
SYS-CON Events announced today that Aria Systems, the leading innovator in recurring revenue, has been named "Bronze Sponsor" of SYS-CON's @ThingsExpo, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York, NY. Proven by the world's most demanding enterpris... (more)
The 3rd International Internet of @ThingsExpo, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that its Call for Papers is now open. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the most profound change in pe... (more)
There is little doubt that Big Data solutions will have an increasing role in the Enterprise IT mainstream over time. 7th International Big Data Expo, co-located with 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - has annou... (more)
Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here The term culture has had a polarizing effect among DevOps supporters. Some propose that culture change is critical for success with DevOps, but are remiss to define culture. Some talk about a DevOps culture but then reference activities that could le... (more)
"Our premise is Docker is not enough. That's not a bad thing - we actually love Docker. At ActiveState all our products are based on open source technology and Docker is an up-and-coming piece of open source technology," explained Bart Copeland, President & CEO of ActiveState So... (more)
Internet of Things - Key Elements to Success Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here Connected devices and the Internet of Things are getting significant momentum in 2014. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jim Hunter, Chief Scientist & Technology Evangelist at Greenwave Systems, examined thre... (more)
7 Steps To Business Success on the Internet of Things Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here The Internet of Things promises to transform businesses (and lives), but navigating the business and technical path to success can be difficult to understand. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Sean... (more)
Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here One of the biggest challenges when developing connected devices is identifying user value and delivering it through successful user experiences. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Mike Kuniavsky, Principal Scientist, Innovation Services at PAR... (more)
Containerization Is More than the New Virtualization Download slides ▸ Here How Docker Quickly Advanced Development of an 'Internet of Things' Application ▸ Here Docker offers a new, lightweight approach to application portability. Applications are shipped using a common contain... (more)
Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here DevOps is the hottest moving target when it comes to software development methodologies. Many people fear that this fast-paced, barrier-breaking movement will leave information security best practices in the dust. Analysts provide recommendations to ... (more)
Azul has launched ZuluEmbedded, a new offering for developers and manufacturers in the embedded, mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) markets requiring 100% open source, customizable, reduced-footprint, and standards compliant Java SE runtimes and development solutions. What Is Z... (more)
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