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April 21, 2017 – 4:14 am | Comments Off on DevOps – Convergence for Software Development

DevOps seems all the rage these days, but what exactly is it?  Based on the name, Dev-Ops is Development combined with Operations.  Fundamentally this is a great idea.  The driving force is to incorporate feedback …

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Why Startups Should Not Ignore Big Data
July 24, 2017 – 11:49 pm | Comments Off on Why Startups Should Not Ignore Big Data

Startup businesses are a risky proposition. This means that if things aren’t done in the most effective way possible, businesses will never make it past the first year. The business plan can often determine whether or not a business gets passed the startup phase of the company. When creating a business plan, owners sometimes skip over big data. This is a mistake as the use of big data can be very influential to the success of the company.

Big Data

At one point or another, every business uses the internet or an internal network of servers. Big data can be a big factor in the success of both startups and existing businesses. Startups and small businesses are more open to new technologies and more readily implement fresh tools into daily business operations. This is often because smaller businesses tend to have the benefit of being more agile. Their resources and capital are less than that of their larger competitors so they must find and use new technologies to gain efficiencies. Knowing this, finding ways of improving efficiency while reducing costs must be a part of ensuring business success.

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Use the Rufus utility to create a bootable VMware ESXi installer
July 24, 2017 – 11:32 pm | Comments Off on Use the Rufus utility to create a bootable VMware ESXi installer
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There are a few requirements you must meet in order to use the Rufus tool to install ESXi. First, you need a USB drive with a large enough capacity; fortunately, most modern USB drives have …

Microsoft profit rises on shift to cloud computing
July 22, 2017 – 11:59 pm | Comments Off on Microsoft profit rises on shift to cloud computing
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Microsoft on Thursday reported that its quarterly earnings was lifted on the back of its shift to focusing on computing services hosted in the Internet cloud. The US technology giant said it made a profit …

Hortonworks, Inc. (HDP) Downgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
July 22, 2017 – 11:42 pm | Comments Off on Hortonworks, Inc. (HDP) Downgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
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Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Hortonworks, Inc. (NASDAQ:HDP) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report released on Friday. According to Zacks, “Hortonworks Inc. is involved in the development, distribution and …

75 Big Data terms everyone should know
July 21, 2017 – 10:06 pm | Comments Off on 75 Big Data terms everyone should know
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This article is a continuation of my first article, 25 Big Data terms everyone should know. Since it got such an overwhelmingly positive response, I decided to add an extra 50 terms to the list. …

Amazon Answers: What Will VMware Cloud On AWS Look Like?
July 21, 2017 – 9:34 pm | Comments Off on Amazon Answers: What Will VMware Cloud On AWS Look Like?
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After VMware and Amazon Web Services jointly unveiled plans last October for a hybrid cloud service, solution providers began seeking details on how exactly the two longtime rivals would work together and how much of …

Citrix on Google Cloud, Glass returns, & Group Policy via MDM – Friday Notebook for July 21
July 21, 2017 – 5:25 am | Comments Off on Citrix on Google Cloud, Glass returns, & Group Policy via MDM – Friday Notebook for July 21
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For the most part, all you hear from Citrix with regards to public clouds is Azure, Azure, Azure, but news came out yesterday that Google and Citrix have worked to get Citrix Cloud running on …

Hyperbole shades the perceived advantages of private cloud
July 21, 2017 – 4:56 am | Comments Off on Hyperbole shades the perceived advantages of private cloud
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As the public cloud becomes more accepted by business today, a question remains: Whatever happened to the advantages of private cloud? The private cloud was supposed to bring the type of flexibility, self-service and scalability …

Cloudera aims to change the way data is engineered
July 21, 2017 – 4:18 am | Comments Off on Cloudera aims to change the way data is engineered
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Developing an accurate data science model is a challenging process on its own. Scaling the model from a development environment to a production cluster presents another set of operational challenges that Cloudera Inc. aims to address …