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  • What is transaction lock feature in Palo Alto Networks Firewalls?

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    Palo Alto Networks Firewalls can be administrated by multiple Administrators using WebUI access, it becomes quite challenging to see who is controlling the firewall and making either config changes or committing the changes done in Palo Alto Networks Firewalls.
    To provide more flexibility and accou…READ MORE

    Yasir Irfan6,370 pointsBadges:
  • Big Data Myth 4: Big Data is Unstructured Data

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    Not so long ago I attended a session in which the speaker was very clear on what big data is and what it is not. In his opinion, big data is unstructured data and unstructured data is big data. With unstructured data he meant textual data, such as emails, social media messages, and contracts, but al…READ MORE

    Rick van der Lans145 pointsBadges:
  • I hope your apps are better than this

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    Today, let’s do something different. Instead of offering up my own opinions, I’ll let others hang themselves with their own words. Suffice it to say, test your software fully before shipping it out. These aren’t kids cloistered away in their bedrooms building apps for fun; these are commercial devel…READ MORE

    Joel Shore660 pointsBadges:
  • Save Our Scrum

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    Scrum is one of the most popular tools among companies claiming some sort of agileness. Every company I have worked for, or with, in the past decade has had an official daily scrum or at least some sort of daily status meeting that had very clear ties to the scrum format.

    Despite the near complet…READ MORE

    Justin Rohrman1,045 pointsBadges:
  • Your PASS Speaker Idol 2015 Top 12 Are...

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    The time has come. It’s time to announce who the 12 people who will be competing for the glory that comes with beating down 11 of your #sqlfamily members in public. These 12 fine folks will be competing for the grand prize … a speaking spot at the PASS Summit 2016, and an awesome blog graphic th…READ MORE

    Denny Cherry67,035 pointsBadges:
  • Dell grabs EMC for $67 billion

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    Dell and EMC made it official this morning – Dell intends to acquire EMC for an expected $67 billion price tag in the largest technology transaction ever. The deal makes EMC a private company, while Dell will maintain EMC-owned VMware as a public company.

    Dell and its partner Silver Lake will p…READ MORE

    Dave Raffo6,115 pointsBadges:
  • What a Dell-EMC-VMware merger would mean for the EUC market

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    UPDATE (Oct. 12): Dell is officially buying EMC and VMware for $67 billion.

    Dell buying Citrix is old and busted. Dell buying EMC — and possibly VMware — is the new hotness.

    The Wall Street Journal reported this week that Dell is in talks to buy EMC in what would be the biggest tech industr…READ MORE

    Colin Steele2,715 pointsBadges:
  • Predicament of the CIO

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    The information Technology sector has undergone a sea change over the last few decades. I remember the days in the 1970s when we used to struggle with punch cards and rickety slow systems which would take their own time to process data. From then on changes crept in, slowly at first, faster in the y…READ MORE

    S R Balasubramanian160 pointsBadges:
  • Cloud contract essentials; notes from Gartner Symposium

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    Migrating to the cloud is a big decision with a lot of moving parts. One of the most crucial pieces is the often-dreaded cloud contract. In this two-part feature, learn best practices for negotiating a cloud contract and explore the importance of CIO peer review in contract negotiations.

    From the…READ MORE

    Brian Holak940 pointsBadges:
  • The ugly side of container technology

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    If you’re like me, you’ve probably heard a lot of hype surrounding application containers being used in the data centers of today’s organizations. What I’ve found is that there are some important issues and pain points app managers need to be aware of if they are serious about leveraging this techno…READ MORE

    Fred Churchville285 pointsBadges:
  • Gartner Symposium: Why does a CIO need a CDO?

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    ORLANDO, Fla. — How can a chief data officer (CDO) help a CIO? Gartner analyst Debra Logan counted the ways at the Gartner Symposium ITxpo.

    As businesses go digital, many CIOs will need help, especially at companies struggling with data quality and data governance issues. “What we’re really tell…READ MORE

    Nicole Laskowski3,355 pointsBadges:
  • NetBIOS Tweak May Be Needed for Win10 NAS Access

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    In response to a question from an old friend and colleague, I started researching what might cause a NAS connection to vanish following an upgrade to Windows 10. It turns out that certain network shares, including NAS-related ones, have been known to vanish from access (and appearance in File Explor…READ MORE

    Ed Tittel6,145 pointsBadges:
  • Dodging a Data-Driven Debacle

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    Volkswagen alerts us to missing ethical thinking in the otherwise powerful concept of data-driven business. Thanks Guys!

    One of the most intriguing examples of being supremely data-driven came recently from, of all places, the automobile industry. I refer to the emissions-rigging escapade of Volk…READ MORE

    Barry Devlin285 pointsBadges:
  • Challenges hinder Salesforce Lightning, Wave adoption

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    In an effort to make analytics and application development more user-friendly, Salesforce rolled out two new products, Wave and Lightning, at last year’s Dreamforce conference. Lightning enables users to develop their own applications and Wave is a data visualization tool built into Salesforce1, the…READ MORE

    Timothy Ehrens155 pointsBadges:
  • How analytics powers the sharing economy

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    There’s been a lot of noise coming from the popular media about how companies like Uber and Airbnb are revolutionizing commerce in the US. One thing that often gets overlooked is the degree to which data and analytics underpin what the companies are able to do. Take a listen to this edition of Talki…READ MORE

    Ed Burns1,700 pointsBadges:
  • October Activity Contest Standings - Round 1

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    Rankings image via Shutterstock
    Can you believe we’re already a week through October? And to top it off, a week through our next activity contest! Here’s where the users stand as of today:

    TheRealRaven: 460 points
    ToddN2000: 355 points
    Ncberns: 190 points
    Danieljones: 140 points
    Carlo…READ MORE

    Michael Tidmarsh40,985 pointsBadges:
  • Video: The TSA makes us more secure, right? Wrong!

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    I like this guy. His special guest is one of my favorite security researchers, too. Enjoy!

    [brightcove]…READ MORE

    Ken Harthun2,255 pointsBadges:
  • Is HP Separation Into Two New Companies A Winning Strategy?

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    It was exactly a year before when HP declared separation into two new companies – Hewlett Packard Enterprise and HP Inc. This announcement came in the wake of HP approaching its fourth year of the five-year turnaround plan. So 2015 being the fifth year of its plan, effective November 1, 2015, th…READ MORE

    Jaideep Khanduja10,300 pointsBadges:
  • July in review: The most popular Exchange Server content

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    In our monthly feature, we take a look at the most popular pieces of content with our readers in the previous month and recap it for you.

    Exchange 2016 continues to be a hot topic, and readers want to learn more about how to deploy the new version of the server. Exchange admins also wanted to lea…READ MORE

    Tayla Holman160 pointsBadges:
  • Define "Unified Communications"


    It can be very frustrating for IT managers and C-level executives to continuously see unified communications in the headlines, and apparently driving business communications and strategy, yet nobody seems to know what it even means. How do you adopt and implement such a thing?

    A recent article in…READ MORE

    Tony Bradley595 pointsBadges:

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