The Perfect Storm Intensifies - The Convergence of BigData, Cloud and the
Internet of Things is Now at Full Strength
By Mac Devine (@Mac_Devine)
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 11:35 AM ▸ Schedule
Almost everyone sees the potential of Internet of Things but how can
businesses truly unlock that potential. The key will be in the ability to
discover business insight in the midst of an ocean of Big Data generated from
billions of embedded devices via Systems of Discover. Businesses will also
need to ensure that they can sustain that insight by leveraging the cloud for
global reach, scale and elasticity. Without bringing these three elements
together via Systems of Discover you either end up with an Internet of
somethings and/or a big mess of data.
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Speaker Bio: Mac has 24 years of experience with networking and
virtualization. The f... (more)
SYS-CON Events announced today that IBM is holding a Bluemix Developer
Playground on November 5, 10:30 am to 5:30 pm at 15th Cloud Expo.
15th Cloud Expo, with expanded conference content of @ThingsExpo, Big Data
Expo, and DevOps Summit is taking place Nov. 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara
Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
The labs, for developers of all levels, will highlight the ease of use of
Bluemix, its services and functionality and provide short-term introductory
projects that developers can complete between sessions.
Developers will be able spend as much time as they want ... (more)
June 10, 2014
As we look at enterprises adopting DevOps (yes, enterprises are adopting
DevOps, in droves), the question regarding outsourcing always comes up. Many
(read: most) enterprises have at least some of their application delivery or
IT operations outsourced to an external vendor. This may be the traditional
‘offshoring’ where work is offloaded to an external, offshore and usually
cheaper provider; to a true supply chain model, where external and internal
providers deliver components of the application delivery supply chain. Both
scenarios have a significantly different i... (more)
A simple description of DevOps is such:
‘An approach to Application Delivery that applies Lean principles to
accelerate feedback and improve time to market’
What does this mean? In a nutshell it implies that DevOps is a set of
principles and practices that enables an organization to make their delivery
of applications ‘lean’ and efficient, while leveraging feedback from
customers and users to continuous improve.
What do you ‘continuously improve’? Three things:
The application being delivered The Environment of the application being
delivered The process by which the application ... (more)
May 11, 2014
DevOps as a Service (DaaS)?
In a recent post I posted on DevOps.com, I suggested the term DevOps as a
Personally I am not a fan of the term.
Mainly because DevOps is not a ‘Service’.
It is an approach to achieve business objectives by adopting a set of
Continuous Business Planning Collaborative Development Continuous Integration
Continuous Deployment Continuous Testing Continuous Feedback
Adopting these capabilities requires changing or enhancing people (culture),
processes and technology (tools). Hence, not a set of services, bu... (more)
As Platform as a Service (PaaS) matures as a category, developers should have
the ability to use the programming language of their choice to build
applications and have access to a wide array of services.
Bluemix isIBM's open cloud development platform that enables users to easily
build cloud-based, creative mobile and web applications without having to
spend large amounts of time and resources on configuring infrastructure and
multiple software licenses.
Join SoftLayer on Nov. 4 at 15th Cloud Expo to learn about the array of
services to support and accelerate application develop... (more)
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