Robin Systems Releases Made-for-DevOps Dev Platform for AWS

Source – eweek.com If you’re looking for hot trends in the IT sector, three immediately come to mind: Any type of software that handles the “CX” or “UX” (consumer or user experence); anything on the backend using containers and microservices; and workloads that run in the Amazon Web Services cloud. Robin Systems, which makes cloud infrastructure software based on an open source foundation, checks the boxes for the second and third items listed. The San Jose, Calif.-based company on July 13

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These Stocks Could Profit From Artificial Intelligence: Analyst

Source – investors.com loud computing leaders Amazon.com (AMZN), Microsoft (MSFT) and Google, along with internet giants, have the inside track in monetizing artificial intelligence technology, a Mizuho Securities report says, but enterprise software providers also will grab a piece of the action. At a basic level, artificial intelligence is the use of computer algorithms to attempt to replicate the human ability to learn, reason and make decisions. Amazon, Microsoft and Google-parent Alphabet (GOOGL) are pushing into AI-as-a-service. They plan to rent AI tools to customers on a

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Delivering the future potential of hyperscale cloud

Source – thestack.com Hyperscale, most closely associated with big data and cloud, is the provisioning required in distributed computing environments to efficiently scale from a few servers to thousands of servers in an instant: the public cloud. Hyperscale cloud is the management, from migration to on-going support, of client business applications hosted in the public cloud. This includes the maintenance, support and security for business applications hosted in AWS and Microsoft Azure. Gartner has suggested that by 2020, over 80% of

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5 benefits of using cloud ERP to deliver results

Source – cio.com Enterprise resource planning (ERP), a software tool to optimize business process management, allows organizations to use an integrated system to manage and automate many business functions. By employing cloud computing platforms, a company can take its ERP to the next level and provide a more flexible and scalable management solution. This type of automation permits managers and owners to get a cohesive and instantaneous view of business functionality, including processes and resources from which to draw inferences. ERPs

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Azure Stack To Advance Hybrid Cloud, DevOps and Serverless Computing

Source – redmondmag.com More than two years after Microsoft revealed plans to offer its Azure Stack software to makers of hybrid cloud-based appliances, Azure Stack is now set for release this September. Azure Stack, which lets enterprises and service providers run their own mirror images of Microsoft’s cloud platform in their own datacenters, is a strategic deliverable as the company looks to advance modern IT architectures including hybrid cloud, DevOps and serverless computing. The first Azure Stack appliances will be available

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Why Is Docker So Popular? Explaining the Rise of Containers and Docker

Source – thevarguy.com By now, you’ve almost certainly heard of Docker containers. You know Docker is massively popular. But do you know why? Here’s a look at the factors driving tremendous interest in Docker today. Before delving into a discussion of the factors behind Docker’s popularity, it’s worth noting that Docker is not the only container platform out there. Nor was it the first to come along. Other frameworks, like OpenVZ and LXC, were available starting in the mid-2000s. Other container-like

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How to alleviate the networking pain in hybrid cloud deployments

Source – cloudcomputing-news.net As cloud deployments have become more complex—with hybrid cloud environments growing in number and importance—networking technologies have not kept pace with advancements in cloud computing and storage. In fact, hybrid cloud networking has become a serious pain for enterprises across industries. Fortunately, new approaches are emerging that will help IT teams better anticipate these issues, and to ultimately overcome the complexity and related project delays that currently plague them. At a technical level, one problem is that on-premises,

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Is security killing your digital transformation?

Source – sdtimes.com Hackers love traditional security. So do your competitors. Want to ruin their day? Forget what you know about how faster development increases risk. If your approach to security is slowing you down, it’s only a question of which you’ll lose faster — your data or your customers. To begin, let’s agree on one fundamental principle: In the era of DevOps, agile, and the cloud, survival depends on speed. If you’re not first to market with the innovations today’s

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Is the future of Agile actually BizDevOps?

Source – searchsoftwarequality.techtarget.com It’s easy to think every organization has DevOps on the corporate brain but in reality, interest in — and commitment to — Agile remains high, particularly in the enterprise space. Of course, that doesn’t necessarily make it easy to do. And it doesn’t mean DevOps isn’t having an impact. With Agile2017 less than a month away I interviewed AgileCraft CEO Steve Elliott about the company’s 10X product release and the ongoing efforts enterprises are making to be more

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Grooming effective remote developers in the world of DevOps

Source – searchsoftwarequality.techtarget.com David Copeland, director of engineering at Stitch Fix, is an advocate for allowing software developers to work remotely and offers a method for how to do it effectively. Copeland leads nearly 90 developers at Stitch Fix, a San Francisco-based personal shopping and style service. He’s been with the company more than four years and has spent that time working remotely from Washington, D.C. As director of engineering and senior-most contributor to Stitch Fix, Copeland interacts daily with developers,

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