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Over the summer Gartner released its much anticipated annual Hype Cycle report and the big news is that Internet of Things has now replaced Big Data as the most hyped technology. Indeed, we’re hearing more and more about this fascinating new technological paradigm. Every other IT news items seems to be about IoT and its implications on the future of digital business. The reasons for its popularity are not hard to find. In just the past 5 years or so technology has reached an inflection point in which social, mobile, analytic, and cloud (or SMAC) have advanced to the point of making ubiquitous computing possible. Smartphones and sensors and RFID chips are interconnected and integrated in ways never thought possible, giving users instant real-time updates on everything from home heating and cooling to car performance metrics to health fitness numbers. The ability to ... (more)

DevOps – Getting the Most From It at @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

So exactly how do you kick start a DevOps strategy? For example, say your organization is tied down to a very sequential, but cumbersome Waterfall approach to software development that is wasting precious dollars and hindering productivity? In the following we’ve outlined some strategy tips that every business leader will need to consider as they start down the path of DevOps adoption. Get Executive Buy-In Whatever steps your organization takes on the DevOps path of rolling out software faster and more effectively and deployment will require the support of your senior level man... (more)

JP Morgan Chase Suffers Massive Hack

JP Morgan Chase has announced that in June and July of this year over 76 million retail clients and over 7 million business clients had there personal information stolen from various company websites. The sites identified were: Chase.com, JPMorganOnline, Chase Mobile and JPMorgan Mobile. At this time it appears that what was stolen was the clients; names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses. The company did say that at this time “there is no evidence that your account numbers, passwords, user IDs, date of birth or Social Security number were compromised during this attac... (more)

NGINX vs LightTPD

Intorduction   There is a big amount of web servers each has its own benefits, advantages and purposes… However, only few of them are using in the lion share of domains. The leader is Apache without any doubts. But there are ,at least, 2 servers after Apache, that are good enough to be mentioned: Nginx & Lighttpd . Scope   Today one of the hottest questions in discussions about web servers is “Which one is better lighttpd or NGINX ?”. In this article we will try to help network administrators to decide whether to use Lighttpd or NGINX. Purpose   This article is not an attempt t... (more)

Open Source Content Management Systems

A content management system (CMS) is a system facilitating efficient production of desired output by using managed content. The content may be text, images, graphics, documents, sound, video or other that can be managed in an electronic format. It is a software application used in uploading, editing and managing content on a website. CMS has been gaining popularity as it handles various tasks including when to display content, how many times to display content to specific users and how the content interacts with other elements of the website. Open source CMS systems are popular f... (more)