This article was authored by Matt McIlwain and was originally published on
Medium. For more of Matt's writing, you can follow him here!
Guest Post: Beyond Big Data and Benioff’s “AI Spring” to the Dawn of
Big Data, AI, Machine Learning, Hadoop, Predictive Analytics — we hear
these terms every day from companies such as Cloudera, Trifacta and Dato
(formerly GraphLab) that are securing many millions in financing. I believe
that 2015 will be the year when the conversation moves from Big Data to the
Dataware stack. Over the past twelve months we have seen a lot of companies
across the big data spectrum emerge and while the language can be the same,
there are clear product categories that have emerged which describe the
market opportunity and future growth.
This is the Dataware stack. Dataware is the combination of infrastructure,
data intelligence systems tha... (more)
This article was authored by Melissa Jacobson and was originally published on
Orasi's "Eye on Quality" blog.
In late August, voke, Inc. debuted its “Market Snapshot Report: Virtual and
Cloud-Based Labs,” about how companies of all sizes and levels of testing
sophistication view, use and benefit from virtual and cloud-based development
and testing technologies. The results were pretty amazing―even we were
Among the many benefits the 503 participant companies (50% of which were U.S.
based) cited, 53% saw reduced CAPEX (capital expenditures) from the use of
virtual and ... (more)
The Ethics of Cloud Computing - Part 3
This is the final chapter in Seth Payne's three-part series. Click here
to read Part One or Part Two.
Where Do These Ethical Principles Come From?
As I mentioned above, I find that understanding the "why" of moral and
ethical behavior is just as important as knowing "what" moral behavior is
expected. For this reason, I will briefly outline the origins of the
ethical principles I have outlined above.
Broadly speaking, ethical and moral philosophy is dominated by two schools of
thought. On the one hand sit deontologists. Deontology is th... (more)
Gene Kim on the Need for On-demand Access to Automated Dev/Test Environments
Noel: Hello, this is Noel Wurst with Skytap, and I am speaking with Gene
Kim today. At Skytap, a lot of us are big fans of Gene and his work, and we
just finished reading The Phoenix Project, which we will talk about, as well
as The DevOps Cookbook. I'm curious to know how that's coming along, and when
we can expect to read it. Gene, how are you today.
Gene: I'm doing great, and it's great being here with you.
Noel: So, to get started, being the DevOps aficionado that you are, we
recently had a contest o... (more)
Ferris State University (FSU) is an accredited state university located in
Big Rapids, Michigan, offering multiple computing degree plans within its
Business/Technology Consortium. The college serves more than 14,000 on- and
off-campus students in the region.
I had the opportunity to sit down with Ferris State Professor Amy Buse to
learn more about how the school has provided its students with cutting-edge
cloud computing technology across a number of applications to better prepare
them for their careers after graduation.
Jason: How did you discover Skytap, since it is not comm... (more)