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Blippex.org published a blog post yesterday why they moved away from AWS. In the blogpost and HN discussion we recognized a couple of important points were missing in favor of AWS or cloud services in general. Full Disclosure: We know … Continue reading →
In my last post (http://thinkfirstcodelater.com/blog/?p=3107) I showed you how to browse directly to a Windows Azure web site using the Azure CLI. In this post we’ll start looking at how to perform management operations on a web site. We’ll start with stopping a running web...
And we’ll support you! Today Microsoft and Oracle announce the availability of Oracle virtual machine images on Windows Azure.  As you may recall, on June 24 of this year (which happens to be my birthday every year), we announced.. “…a partnership that will enable customers...
And we’ll support you! Today Microsoft and Oracle announce the availability of Oracle virtual machine images on Windows Azure.  As you may recall, on June 24 of this year (which happens to be my birthday every year), we announced.. “…a partnership that will enable customers...
IGEL's new all-in-one model shines with an integrated 60 cm LED backlight display and a fast dual-core processor. An infrared touchscreen and WLAN support are also available, making the UD10 the perfect all-rounder. Reading, UK. 24 September 2013 - IGEL Technology has added a new all-i...
SteamOS is Valve’s Linux-based solution for bringing gaming to the living room, the company announced on Monday. The operating system will be available free to license for manufacturers building “living room machines,” and it will also be available as a free download ...
Waratek win innovation challenge with their revolutionary solution that dramatically cuts infrastructure costs using patented Java Virtualization Dublin, 23rd September 2013: Waratek won the title of "Top Innovator" with a solution that solves a growing problem affecting the future use...
In my previous post (http://thinkfirstcodelater.com/blog/?p=3100 ) I showed you how to view details of a specific Windows Azure web site from the cross platform command line tools. In this post I’ll show you how to browse directly to that web site. Once again, just a reminder tha...
Get to know the amazing architecture which Flexpod with Netapp and Red Hat has managed to bring about. The architecture has combined the storage systems of NetApp with Cisco Unified servers and the fabric of Cisco Nexus. This makes it into a single entity, which is flexible to its core...
This is some professional perspective and analysis regarding a recent campaign to raise donation capital through crowdsourced funding tools available on KickStarter.  At the end of the day, the campaign was not funded, and didn't reach its goals (From $100K to $1M).  Not that...
Are you ready for a new way of gaming? Did you miss anything good this week in cloud and tech news? It’s getting steamy in the cloud – catch up on this week’s trending discussions on new cloud-based applications, the video gaming industry, and the debate concerning Microsoft. George...
In my previous post (http://thinkfirstcodelater.com/blog/?p=3094) I showed you how to list all the web sites you currently have running in Windows Azure using the azure site list command. In this post I’ll show you how to display the details of one site. Once again, just a remind...
I’m excited to announce that the AppDynamics family just got a little bit bigger – we’ve acquired Nodetime, a monitoring and analytics solution for the Node.js platform. This acquisition allows us to offer the best Node.js monitoring solution on the market to our customers,...
Valve, the company behind Steam, is trying to revolutionize the idea of a video game console by combining its preeminent video game distribution platform with the power of Linux PCs. For months, the company’s been silent about the subject, but it sounds like we could get some new...
Apple made a big splash last week when it announced support for 64-bit computing in its new iPhone 5s with A7 processor. Does that mean iOS is far ahead of Android when it comes to the 64-bit transition? Not necessarily, as 64-bit support in Android could be right around the corner, al...
This is a republished guest blog post by Edgars Lazdins. He is director at Novo IT – a Web Development Agency from Latvia. You can find his original article here. Deploying code to Amazon OpsWorks using Codeship Here, at Novo … Continue reading →
In my previous three posts I showed you three different ways to create Windows Azure web sites from the cross platform command line tools: Creating a web site (http://thinkfirstcodelater.com/blog/?p=3027) Creating a web site with Git enabled (http://thinkfirstcodelater.com/blog/?p=3058...
Continues evolution of leading SCA tool for developer's desktopBURLINGTON, MA - Sept 18, 2013 - Klocwork® Inc., a global leader in software development tools for creating secure code, today released version 10 of its powerful source code analysis tool, Insight™. With new fe...
The VoC Classify, a new state-of-the-art SaaS product within the VoC Analytics solution rangeZurich, 18 September 2013. SandSIV AG, a Swiss-based leader in cutting-edge VoC technologies and expert Customer Experience Management (CXM) consulting, today announced that it had recently lau...
MariaDB has thrown the gauntlet to MySQL (written by Michael (monty) Widenius who also forked MARIADB). It looks like Google will take up MariaDB abandoning MySQL. One of the reasons appears to be a difference in perception between Oracle  and Google. The support for MySQL from O...
This article is going to talk to the businesses out there. This article is going to talk to the CTO’s and COO’s who are currently thinking about utilizing a managed service provider (MSP) or a Cloud hosting firm (like Solar VPS) for their IT needs however have major concern...
In my last post (http://thinkfirstcodelater.com/blog/?p=3058) I showed you how to create a Windows Azure web site that is integrated with Git from the command line. The benefit of this approach its that you can modify your web site locally, and once you’re happy with it you can p...
Using the 4 easy steps provided in this article, you’ll be able to activate a FREE Windows Azure Trial Subscription, suitable for building your Lab in the Cloud for Windows Server 2012 R2 or Linux without the need for local on-premises lab hardware.  This trial subscription provid...
Datanami interviews Revolution Analytics' Bill Jacobs about the upcoming Revolution R Enterprise 7, which will be available later this year. A key feature of this release is that that the big-data predictive analytics R functions in the ScaleR package will run on data situated in a Had...
In my last post (http://thinkfirstcodelater.com/blog/?p=3027) I showed you how to create a Windows Azure web site from the command line. In this post I’ll show you how to create a web site that has Git enabled. I’ll also show you how to deploy updates to your site using Git...
by Joseph Rickert At Revolution Analytics our mission is to establish R as the driver for Enterprise level computational frameworks. In part, this means that a data scientist ought to be able to develop an R based application in one context, e.g. her local PC, and then get it moving by...
Kitchener, Canada, September 12, 2013 --(PR.com)-- LoyaltyMatch Inc., a global leader in loyalty, gamification and social loyalty technologies, today announced the release of the LoyaltyMatch OnDemand loyalty program API specifications and community at www.loyaltyapis.com. The site pr...
In my last post (http://thinkfirstcodelater.com/blog/?p=3017) I showed you how to retrieve a list of locations you can create your web site. In this post I’ll show you how to actually create a site. If you following along, by the time you’re done you’ll have your very...
Sigma's SMP8734 provides market-ready solution for hybrid IPTV middleware and Android STB platformsMILPITAS, Calif - September 12, 2013 - Sigma Designs® (Nasdaq: SIGM), a leading provider of System-on-Chip (SoC) solutions for home entertainment, control, connectivity and convergin...
In an article published by Website Magazine on 5.21.13 titled, “Home PCs are Safer Than Small Business Sites” Michael Garrity, with the help of a nifty space invader themed infographic makes the case that home PC’s are actually safer than small business sites. He stat...
In the first five posts of this series I showed you how to get up and running with the Windows Azure Cross Platform command line tools. If you haven’t read those posts I recommend starting with the first post in the series (http://thinkfirstcodelater.com/blog/?p=2957 ) and workin...
Using the 4 easy steps provided in this article, you’ll be able to activate a FREE Windows Azure Trial Subscription , suitable for building your Lab in the Cloud for Windows Server 2012 R2 or Linux without the need for local on-premises lab hardware. ...(read more)
In my previous post http://thinkfirstcodelater.com/blog/?p=2995 I showed you how to set the context of a Azure command line session to use a specific subscription. Before proceeding with showing you how to manage your Windows Azure services using the command line, there is one more thi...
In my previous post http://thinkfirstcodelater.com/blog/?p=2978 I showed you how to import your Windows Azure account information, also known as your publishing settings, using the Windows Azure command line tools. In this post I’ll show you how to set the context of a Azure comm...
For most organizations application releases are analogous to extremely tense
Coming to a town near you, our four IT Pro Evangelists in the US Central Region (Brian Lewis, Keith Mayer, Matt Hester, and Moi) are delivering free, in-person, hands-on learning (otherwise known as “IT Camps”) from now through mid-October. Here is the complete event description: ...
Coming to a town near you, our four IT Pro Evangelists in the US Central Region (Brian Lewis, Keith Mayer, Matt Hester, and Moi) are delivering free, in-person, hands-on learning; otherwise known as “IT Camps”  Here is the complete event description: Discover Key Hybrid Clo...
Learning a new programming language is more than just learning a new syntax. It can mean learning new patterns and anti-patterns, which means changing the way you think about and approach problems. Different paradigms can inspire you to use your preferred language differently. A virtua...