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First, let’s talk about the API part of the deal: We recently launched SolarSystem 2.0. It included a handful of new features and improvements to SolarSystem’s easy to use, web-based control panel interface. At the same time, we also launched the first version of our SolarS...
** Hot News **SAP Announces PowerBuilder 15 Beta at TechED Bangalore
New Offering Provides Enterprises with Centralised Visibility and Resource Management Across Multiple Jenkins MastersBrussels, Belgium. - December 9, 2013 - CloudBees, Inc., the continuous delivery Platform as a Service (PaaS) leader, today announced the release of Jenkins Operations C...
Tuesday 10 December, 2013 The all-volunteer Apache Software Foundation (ASF) develops, stewards, and incubates over 200 Open Source projects and initiatives, many of which power mission-critical applications in financial services, aerospace, publishing, big data, government, hea...
A recent article by Matt Asay claims that "Python is displacing R as the language for data science". Python has certainly made some great strides in recent years, evolving beyond a data processing tool (an area where Python excels) to a data analysis tool. The Pandas project, in partic...
By Bob GourleyOn 11 December at noon eastern Platfora’s senior director of products, Molly Stamos, will present a webinar outlining ways to conduct data analysis focused on enhancing business decisions. Specifically this webinar will dive into how the architecture behind Platfora...
Jérôme Hergeux is giving a Berkman lunch talk on “Cooperation in a peer prodiuction economy: experimental evidence from Wikipedia.” He lists as co-authors: Yann Algan, Yochai Benkler, and Mayo Fuster-Morell. NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Omitting key inform...
Everyone and their mother does a light blog before the holidays. US Thanksgiving lends itself well to Thank You's and Turkeys. Here are my top five of each: Cisco – A big thank you goes out to Cisco for changing the industry dialogue to something that puts applications first....
By Bob GourleyThe conference that has been at the forefront of the entire cyber operations revolution, InfoWarCon, is back and is better than ever. If you are an enterprise security professional, a corporate risk management executive, a military strategist or a cyber security entrepren...
It's no coincidence that while the usage of the R language is skyrocketing (as shown in the recent Rexer Analytics and KDNuggets polls), the growth in data scientist jobs is also skyrocketing. R is the lingua franca of data science, and as the pervasive statistical software in the acad...
by Joseph Rickert Drew Linzer, the Bayesian statistician who attracted considerable attention last year with his spot-on, R-based forecast of the 2012 presidential election, recently gave a tutorial on Bayesian statistics to the Bay Area useR Group (BARUG). Drew covered quite a bit of ...
Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator Helps Service Providers Commercialize the Cloud by Opening the Platform to OpenStack and Adding Functional Feature-Rich Services London, UK - 20th November 2013 - Flexiant, an international provider of cloud orchestration software, today reveals how it is op...
Google extended its proactive Patch Reward Program to include even more open-source software (OSS). Among them is the Android Open Source Project, which the company previously did not reveal was going to be added. Last month, Google started providing financial incentives (between $500 ...
New product releases boost database performance, ease management with more customisable tools and expand High Availability support with automated failover managerLondon, UK - November 19, 2013 - EnterpriseDB (EDB), the leading worldwide provider of enterprise-class Postgres products an...
Iterators — object-oriented programming constructs that act as a pointer in an ordered sequence — are familiar to programmers of languages like Python, but are not a standard part of the R language. Nonetheless, by installing the iterators package (an open-source contribution by Revolu...
By Bob GourleyCloudera’s Doug Cutting delivered a presentation at Hadoop World that outlined key forces driving the data world forward which shed some important insights on where enterprise technology is going. This presentation is summarized and embedded below: Doug starts with ...
This week the SDN buzz was about the new executive director for the OpenDaylight Project (ODP). The Linux Foundation announced Tuesday that former VMware executive Nicolas "Neela" Jacques is now the first ODP Executive Director. Jacques hopes to serve as a facilitator of t...
I was flattered to see my article featured on Wired.com  - Open Source: A Platform for Innovation here’s an excerpt: The beauty of open source is that it’s a huge ecosystem of innovators who are no longer competing for scarce resources but rather sharing knowledge with others to ...
Klagenfurt, Austria, November 13, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Video is forecasted to grow with a 75% CAGR to become over 66% of worldwide mobile IP traffic by 2017 - already today it is responsible for over 70% of fixed internet traffic(1). The explosion of media traffic and huge variety in dif...
Support for PIN based payment card transactions at mPOS lowers risk and transaction fees for mobile merchants moving away from cashCambridge, UK - 12 November 2013 - Thales, leader in information systems and communications security, and MagTek, a leading provider of secure transaction ...
Thales showcases mPOS multi-partner ecosystem at Cartes 2013Cambridge - 12 November 2013 - Thales, leader in information systems and communications security, will be showcasing and demonstrating a range of solutions from leading mPOS device manufacturers and newly announced members of ...
By Bob GourleyRevolution Analytics is one of the most famous providers of support to the analytical world. They provide services and support around the open source tool R, which has become the defacto standard for most analytical chores. If you know someone taking stats in school, they...
By Bob GourleyBelow and at this link is a video of Mike Olson at the opening of the 2013 Strata Conference and Hadoop World. The context in this discussion is important for technologists, strategists, analysts and executives alike, it provides insights in easy to understand ways and su...
By AdamElkusArmy officers and writers Crispin Burke, Niel Smith, and James King have a fascinating piece on the DCGS-A (Distributed Common Ground System-Army) contretemps. It rightly goes beyond blame and finger-pointing. Let me lay my own bias out front — Palantir is a fantastic...
Prof. Ripley today announced on the r-devel mailing list that CRAN now has it's 5000th R package: Package 'quint' brought the number of packages on CRAN (for all platforms: some are Windows-only or non-Windows only) to 5000 a few minutes ago: see http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/...
Colorado Springs, CO, November 07, 2013 --(PR.com)-- XTIVIA, Inc. announced today that it is the recipient of the 2013 Liferay “North America Partner of the Year” Award for the second year in a row. Liferay, Inc., provider of the world’s leading enterprise open sourc...
Service-Flow Deploys Software Upgrades without Downtime, Achieves 99.999 Percent Service Availability and Ensures that All Data Stored in the Cloud is within the European Union JurisdictionBRUSSELS, BELGIUM - 5 November, 2013 - CloudBees, Inc., the enterprise Platform as a Service (Paa...
This post is about one of the most important goals of SproutCore, making web app development easier and faster. SproutCore has always been largely about really fast app performance, but in many ways the performance benchmarks of a framework are only as good as the real world performanc...
Our first generation of data center switching products brought together SDN and photonic switching in support of an application-driven movement we call Affinity Networking. Our central thesis has long been that our industry has to collectively move beyond what has been a static network...
A couple of months ago I had the privilege to interview Brad Anderson.  Brad is a Sr. VP at Microsoft, responsible for the System Center and Windows Server product lines.  So… “So this guy knows what he’s talking about?” Exactly.  As a companion to his blog - In the Cl...
A couple of months ago I had the privilege to interview Brad Anderson.  Brad is a Sr. VP at Microsoft, responsible for the System Center and Windows Server product lines.  So… “So this guy knows what he’s talking about?” Exactly.  As a companion to his blog - In the Cl...
Latest Version of Enterprise Integration Platform Fully Embraces Hadoop as a Computing PlatformTalend, a global open source software leader, today announced the availability of version 5.4 of its next-generation integration platform, natively optimised to run inside Hadoop by leveragin...
Revolution R Enterprise 7 is a major update to Revolution Analytics' flagship predictive analytics software. Not only does it include the latest release of Open Source R (providing compatability with more than 6,000 user-contributed packages), it also adds in-Hadoop and in-database pre...
Ever wonder how the Plexxi switches talk to the Plexxi controller? This concept is critical to our solution, which includes switches that are managed by a centralized SDN controller. In this video Dan Backman takes a break from his bike ride to explain this concept and more. We will al...
Stuttgart, Germany, October 31, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Today, struktur AG / Spreed released another milestone of libde265 open source codec for High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC), a video compression standard, successor to H.264/MPEG-4 AVC (Advanced Video Coding). HEVC is said to double t...
By Bob GourleyHadoop World/Strata has been full of activity and announcements. We will be providing more through the week. One of the more important announcements was Cloudera’s articulation of an Enterprise Data hub. The significance of this is huge for enterprise data. Imagine ...
Surrey, United Kingdom – 29 October 2013 – With the standstill period for G-Cloud IV coming to a close, Memset are pleased to announce a significant bolstering of their offerings in the CloudStore with services included in Lot 1: IaaS, Lot 2: P...
Bedford, MA - October 28, 2013 - EnterpriseDB (EDB), the leading worldwide provider of enterprise-class Postgres products and Oracle database compatibility solutions, today announced it has been positioned in the Challenger Quadrant in the Gartner report, Magic Quadrant for Operational...
By Bob GourleyYou have always been able to use Cloudera in the Cloud. We have written about that in the past and shown ways for any user to rapidly stand up Hadoop clusters in Amazon or Rackspace or other provider systems in smart ways and then spin them down when they are no longer ne...
We're very excited to formally announce that Revolution R Enterprise 7 is here! This release includes the latest release of Open Source R (R 3.0.2). It brings R and the massively-parallel R functions from Revolution Analytics to Cloudera and Hortonworks in-Hadoop, and in-database on Te...