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Big Data Classes | Big Data TechCon | October 27-29, 2014 | San Francisco Bay Area

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Big Data Classes | Big Data TechCon | October 27-29, 2014 | San Francisco Bay Area

Hadoop is the foundation of enterprise big data solutions. However,
it’s one component.  It’s not the complete solution. A complete solution
requires databases, message brokers, stream processors and more. The
flow of data starts at the client and it ends with Apache Hadoop.
However, data flows through multiple systems before it ends with Apache
Hadoop. The key to a real-time big data solution is architecture. It has
fill the big data/fast data gap. It has to meet both operational and
analytical requirements.  This requires integrating multiple systems to
enable a flow of data.

In this class, we will discuss real-time big data architecture by
evaluating the architecture of enterprise production deployments. These
industry solutions range from messaging to finance to advertising. In
addition, we will highlight several components of real-time big data
solutions, including Apache Hadoop, Apache Storm, Apache Sqoop, Apache
Kafka and Couchbase Server.

Finally, we will examine the requirements for...(Read whole news on source site)

Interview with Mr. Vipin Tuteja, Executive Director, Technology, Channels & International Business, Xerox India

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Read the interview with Mr. Vipin Tuteja, who is the Executive Director, Technology, Channels & International Business, Xerox India. Mr. Vipin Tuteja shares some interesting information about Xerox India and their recent launch of cartridges in India. Why did you launch cartridges for non-Xerox A4 laser printers in India? Xerox has always prided itself on providing innovative and quality products/ value to its customers, which are in line with their current business needs. We have launched this new, unique business line in India that enables us to offer high quality cartridges for multi-brand printers at great value, thereby benefitting customers
who maybe using printers of other brands. It will also help in creating a new base of customers for Xerox. Xerox has been running this business successfully in more than 40 countries worldwide. We are confident that with the great value proposition that we offer, it would do extremely well in India. In the initial phase we are offering cartridges for popular A4 laser devices of Canon and HP. The range will be expanded to cover more devices in coming months. Has this been done by Xerox in other countries? How has the response been so far? / How is...(Read whole news on source site)

Visual Studio Toolbox: Load Testing

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Continuing with our exploration of testing, Chuck Sterling joins me this episode to discuss load testing. Load testing provides you with the ability to see how well your software responds to various levels of usage. Chuck shows how to create load tests for a Web site and evaluate the data it returns. He shows how to use Application Insights to monitor the Web site's performance. He then shows how to use load testing with unit tests.

The New Realities that Call for New Organizational and Management Capabilities

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“The only people who can change the world are people who want to. And not everybody does.” -- Hugh MacLeod Is it just me or is the world changing faster than ever? I hear from everybody around me (inside and outside of Microsoft) how radically their worlds are changing under their feet, business models are flipped on their heads, and the game of generating new business value for customers is at an all-time competitive high. Great. Challenge is where growth and greatness come from.  It’s always a chance to test what we’re capable of and respond
to whatever gets thrown our way.  But first, it helps to put a finger on what exactly these changes are that are disrupting our world, and what to focus on to survive and thrive. In the book The Future of Management, Gary Hamel shares some great insight into the key challenges that companies are facing that create even more demand for management innovation. The New Realities We’re Facing that Call for Management Innovation I think Hamel describes our new world pretty well … Via The Future of Management: ...(Read whole news on source site)

Maven release perform tries to do a Get to a workspace sub folder in TFS

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If you are using TFS and specifically switching from SVN to TFS then you might run into the issue that your Maven release perform tries to do a Get to a workspace sub folder. This will not work as TFS has a validation exception to trying to map a sub folder inside an existing workspace. That could be disastrous in a real situation. The post Maven release perform tries to do a Get to a workspace sub folder in TFS appeared first on naked ALM - Experts in ALM, TFS & lean-agile with Scrum.

SelfHost Utilities

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Self Hosting a Http server is a very common scenario these days with the push that Microsoft and the rest of the community are giving to Owin. One of the challenges you often find in this scenario is the ability to use HTTPS, and I can say by experience that it’s not something trivial. You have to run several commands, and usually generate a self signed certificate for SSL. As part of the project where I was working on, we had to automate many of these steps in the installation process so we came up with a set of utilities classes
that call the underline Win32 APIS for generate the certificate and also do the required registrations for the namespace and port. The process for doing this with these classes is pretty straigforward as it is shown below,
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 var cert = X509Util.CreateSelfSignedCertificate(Environment.MachineName); //Register a namespace reservation for everyone in localhost in port 9010 HttpServerApi.ModifyNamespaceReservation(new Uri("https://localhost:9010"), "everyone", HttpServerApiConfigurationAction.AddOrUpdate); //Register the SSL certificate for any address ( in the port 9010. HttpServerApi.ModifySslCertificateToAddressBinding("", 9010, cert.GetCertHash(), System.Security.Cryptography.X509Certificates.StoreName.My, HttpServerApiConfigurationAction.AddOrUpdate);
All the code is now available for you in github SelfHostUtilities.
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