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You can’t go to an application development conference these days without the terms Agile and DevOps being thrown around more than free t-shirts from vendors. But for all our talk about these prized development approaches and structures, how many of us actually implement Agile or DevOps in a way that…READ MORE
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By James Kobielus (@jameskobielus)
Deep learning (DL) feels monolithic. This branch of artificial intelligence (AI) routinely achieves amazing results in computer vision, speech recognition, natural language processing, and many other applications. However, it …READ MORE
Cloud management software may help organizations bring order to cloud computing chaos — managing and deploying a diversity of cloud services, keeping track of services used for billing purposes and making the best use of cloud infrastructure.
Once they get the green light to buy and then install…READ MORE
This is a guest blog post, in which Jody Cleworth, CEO of MTI [Marine Transport International], explains why blockchain is, in his view, good for businesses in the real economy, including the shipping industry.
Blockchain is best known as the technology behind the bitcoin cryptocurrency. Although…READ MORE
Well it’s time for another great Data Platform Summit in Bangalore India. The team there has been kind enough to allow me to present a pre-con this year (third year in a row). This year I’ll be changing up my precon a little bit. Instead of talking about SQL Server, I’ll be focusing more on Azur…READ MORE
Amazon has confirmed that developers can now earn money for creating Alexa skills across more skill categories.
Alexa is Amazon’s intelligent personal assistant software designed to run in line with the firm’s own ‘smart’ speaker, Echo. Skills are chunks of software that drive voice driven appli…READ MORE
The Election Campaign revealed the unpopularity of the Student Loan scheme with students and parents. The Apprenticeship Levy scheme, at least in its current state, is equally unpopular with employers. At the time of the election I summarised the references to skills in the campaign as a competition…READ MORE
James Damore thinks he was frogmarched out of Google for telling the truth. In reality, he wrote a 10-page memo, cobbled together from scraps of research chosen to fit his intense fear of gender equality, scrambling to contort his cloistered world view into a case for protecting the boys’ club he…READ MORE
As you may recall, in February we covered the question of how many search warrants the government could legally expect to serve on Facebook at once, given that the company felt that the 381 it had received was too many.
“For example, could the government get a warrant for everyone who posted on…READ MORE
Should you implement a custom user registry to help mitigate access to your various LDAP servers in order to simplify security tasks such as authentication and group association? The answer to that question is a resounding ‘no.’
The simple beauty of the custom user registry
On the surface, impleme…READ MORE
There has been barely a passing public mention from the government about the need for new or redeveloped IT systems to support whatever trading and immigration regime the UK has when it leaves the European Union in March 2019. One sentence in a Philip Hammond speech has been all there is so far – pl…READ MORE
More than 70 vendors will be involved in the NVMe flash market by 2020 and the market will be worth $57 billion. Meanwhile, nearly 40% of all-flash arrays will be based on NVMe drives by 2020.
That’s according to research company G2M, which has predicted a compound annual growth rate for NVMe-b…READ MORE
CNet Training and Anglia Ruskin University invited Ahead in the Clouds along to their recent boot camp to lead a two-way discussion with its Datacentre Leadership and Management students about how to address the industry’s skills gap. Here’s all you need to know about what got discussed.
The FDM Everywoman in Technology Awards 2018, partnered with TechUK, is now open for nominations.
Everywoman’s eight annual women in tech event is searching for inspirational people who are influencing those around them and encouraging the next generation into the tech industry.
Launched in …READ MORE
There was a lot of hype surrounding the Apple Watch upon its 2014 launch, but the excitement waned as experts questioned its usefulness and heavy reliance on a nearby iPhone.
Three years ago, many media outlets took the angle of the Apple Watch being the company’s first completely new product cat…READ MORE
This is the last post of the series of interaction with Phil Trainor from Ixia. In this post, he will be talking about cyber security strategy. In the previous posts, we have covered Ixia’s Solutions, Edge Security, Inline Security, importance of network monitoring, and Network Security Landscape. S…READ MORE
The feud between Symantec and the web browser community, most notably Google, appears to be over now that DigiCert has agreed to acquire Symantec Website Security for close to $1 billion.
But according to Symantec CEO Greg Clark, there never was a feud to begin with.
Clark presented a charitab…READ MORE
It’s hard not to ask the “Is Agile still relevant?” question today. And it’s harder to still to hear some of the answers, ranging from straight up “No” to “too much focus on process” to “they’re their own worst enemies.”
That’s why, in advance of Agile2017 next week, I reached out to Ronica Roth,…READ MORE
Which is correct?
When using a dynamic link library (DLL), updates are ______ to apply to each module without affecting other parts of the program.
B. more easily
Easier is an adjective and more easily is an adverbial phrase. Easier desc…READ MORE
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Yes, it’s August 1st – do you know what that means? It’s time for another activity contest. But before we get to that, let’s take a look back at July’s contest. Here were the final standings:
Subhendu Sen: 2,160 points
ToddN2000: 2,040 points
Stiletto: 430 …READ MORE