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Industry Spotlight: Hybrid data connectivity makes sense
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Industry Spotlight: Hybrid data connectivity makes sense

Sponsored content originally published July 5th, 2016 in SD Times Industry Spotlight Mike Johnson, senior director of research and development for Progress As mobile, Internet of Things and Big Data applications loom on the horizon, NoSQL databases have increased in popularity for real-time data analytics, data archiving and batch data analytics. While you can use NoSQL … Continue reading

Necessity is the mother of the Rugged DevOps movement
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Necessity is the mother of the Rugged DevOps movement

No matter how good your perimeter security is, experts agree: Your system has been breached, whether you know it or not. The costs of security flaws—cybersecurity expert Joe Franscella calls them “The Five Horsemen of the Internet Apocalypse: Scam, Extortion, Embarrassment, Theft and Death”—are enormous. So why don’t we consider security a first-class citizen in DevOps?
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New Client: Appvance Unified Test Platform
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New Client: Appvance Unified Test Platform

Welcome, new client! Appvance is releasing the latest version of its Unified Test Platform, and hired World Wind Writing for content strategy. We provided several opinion pieces for their launch, including the following, Why DevOps must define QA as Code. Velocity, Meet Quality: Why DevOps must define QA as Code You’ve heard of pair programming and test-first development. … Continue reading

Quest for the perfect mic: Mystery shopping for musicretailer.com
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Quest for the perfect mic: Mystery shopping for musicretailer.com

When buying a mic, there’s the question of how the frequency response works for a particular voice and application, of course; there are also, however, other considerations, namely ruggedness, handling noise, pickup pattern, dynamic versus condenser, live versus studio, feedback sensitivity or rejection, wireless versus wired, looks and gain. Continue reading

Are #developers the sweet spot for #IoT?
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Are #developers the sweet spot for #IoT?

If a flurry of startup activity is any indication, the Internet of Things is upon us. And yes, there are real-world big-money IoT projects out there gaining traction—though they may be outnumbered by hobbyist Arduino mods and IFTTT-connected light switches. However, if you haven’t gotten on board yet, you haven’t missed much. Platform manufacturers are … Continue reading