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LDS SORT Tech Conference 2011. Fri Oct 21, 2011. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. Last week I had the opportunity to attend the LDS Churchâ??s s SORT tech conference. Nearly 1200 people were in attendance.

5 Innovations for 2011

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” For CIOs who are looking to create new value for their organization in 2011, here are five areas for experimentation that have the potential to yield incremental innovations that can increase profitability. Use these simple but important types of tests to figure out what the cloud means to your organization instead of sitting on the sidelines in 2011. 2011 CIO Agenda – A.

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MongoDB and PHP at ZendCon 2011

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Presentation given at PHP’s biggest conference, ZendCon 2011. MongoDB and PHP ZendCon 2011 View more presentations from Steve Francia Covers the basics of using MongoDB with PHP.

MongoDB at SORT Conference 2011

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This presentation was given at the LDS Tech SORT Conference 2011 in Salt Lake City. The slides are quite comprehensive covering many topics on MongoDB. Rather than a traditional presentation, this was presented as more of a Q & A session. Topics covered include. Introduction to MongoDB, Use Cases, Schema design, High availability (replication) and Horizontal Scaling (sharding). MongoDB View more presentations from Steve Francia

CIO Blogs for July 2011

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Reinvent Your Training Methods by Chris Curran. Available does not equal best by Eric D. Brown. Transitioning IT from a technical focus to a business focus by IT BS Watch. How to Kill Projects and Develop Agile Programs Part 1 by Isaac Sacolick. Free Answers From Google On How CIOs Can Be Better Managers by Jim Anderson.

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LDS SORT Tech Conference 2011

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Last week I had the opportunity to attend the LDS Church’s SORT tech conference. Nearly 1200 people were in attendance. There were 23 concurrent tracks and I was able to present two presentations and be on a panel with other NoSQL solutions including Cassandra, CouchDB, Neo4j, Riak and MarkLogic. The panel went for 90 minutes the first half being an 5 – 10 minute introduction of each technology and the second half being a QA period

MongoDB, PHP and the Cloud - PHP Cloud Summit 2011

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I had the opportunity to present at the PHP Cloud Summit 2011 among some great presenters. This was first time speaking at an online conference. Thanks to the diligent efforts from Cal, Keith and Jeremy at PHPArch it was a really successful experience. I actually presented with two Macbooks. One open to IRC where questions were coming in and the other open to the presentation.

Predictions for media industry in 2011

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On December 30 Gulf News published a compilation of local and worldwide media personalities’ forecasts for the media industry in 2011. Contributors including Bertrand Pecquerie, Director of the World Editors Forum, Kris Viesselman, President and Creative Director of San Diego Union Tribune, and Gilles Demptos, Director of Publications at WAN-IFRA. This was my contribution: Ross Dawson. Future Exploration Network, Chairman.

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Building your First app with MongoDB at MongoSV 2011

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10gen had our flagship conference in Silicon Valley. I gave an introductory presentation at the first session on building an application in MongoDB. This talk will introduce the features of MongoDB by walking through how one can building a simple location-based application using MongoDB. It covers the basics of MongoDB’s document model, query language, map-reduce framework and deployment architecture.

Zeitgeist 2011: anxiety, mobility, blending, indulgence, immersion, wrath, nudity and more

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As such we have re-created our Zeitgeist for 2011 as a slideshow, as it’s an easier way to digest the 11 themes we put forward. The 11 themes of the Zeitgeist for 2011. As you no doubt know, the delightful word “Zeitgeist&# comes from the German, meaning ‘spirit of the times’ And in these extraordinary times it is useful to distill the spirits of the day.

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SeanDaniel.com [tech]: Windows Small Business Server 2011.

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Tuesday, March 29, 2011. Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials & Windows Home Server 2011 RTM! Both Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials and Windows Home Server 2011 have released to manufacturing! Windows Small Business Server 2011 is the ideal first server for small businesses with up to 25 users, providing a cost-effective, easy to use solution for protecting, organizing and accessing company data from anywhere. SBS 2011 Standard.

New frameworks of 2011: Connected Success, Transformation of Business and Government, Crowdsourcing

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I believe strongly in visual frameworks as a way of communicating and engaging with complex ideas. I share these on the web, sometimes use them as central frames for my keynotes, apply them in strategy workshops, use them to shape my own thinking on the topics they cover, and sometimes create private custom visual frameworks for clients to define and articulate their strategy. I will be shortly launching a more complete review of all the public visual frameworks I’ve created.

Six trends for 2011 and beyond on how businesses can tap the power of the web

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What specific trends do you see for 2011? The very dynamic Adam Franklin and Toby Jenkins of Bluewire Media recently did a video interview of me, asking me about the trends driving how the web will shape business. Here is the video, with a summary of my headline points below. Also see Bluewire Media’s original post of the video , which has my comments written up in greater detail.). What do you see the future of the web being for businesses?

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CIO Blogs for January 2011

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Better Communication: Technology Isn’t Always The Best Solution by Mike Schaffner. CIO as General Manager? by Mark Brewer. Can a CIO be successful without IT experience? Define your terms! by Peter Kretzman. Four Models for success for the CTO / CIO- CTOVision by Eric Brown. Why CIOs Need Management Power Maps To Get Anything Done by Jim Anderson. How To Cope When The Boss Is A Bully by Andy Blumenthal.

SeanDaniel.com [tech]: Presentation on SBS 2011 Essentials and.

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Tuesday, January 25, 2011. Presentation on SBS 2011 Essentials and Standard on top of HP hardware, by yours truly! User Group at the beginning of February for a presentation on Small Business Server 2011 Essentials and Standard running on HP hardware. See what’s new with Small Business Server 2011 Standard and Essentials and learn about HPs offerings for Small Business server hardware. The Basics of Local DNS for Small Business Server 2011 Essentials.

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The perfect.vimrc vim config file : spf13.com

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Last updated May 26th 2011. Thu Jan 27, 2011. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. The perfect.vimrc vim config file. I have spent the last few years tweaking and refining my VIM configuration. This is the ultimate VIM configuration.vimrc file. It is well organized and documented.

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Autism Awareness Month 2011

I'm not lost, I'm wondering

Every year when April – otherwise known as Autism Awareness Month – rolls around, I ask myself, “Awareness? Awareness of what exactly?&# In the past I have often forgotten my own advice and tried to find a “one-size-fits-all&# answer to the question. (My My advice: there is no such thing as one-size-fits-all for anything.) Some years I just bailed on the question altogether.

December 2011: GovCloud Moves From Policy to Law

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Tuesday, December 27, 2011. December 2011: GovCloud Moves From Policy to Law. December 30, 2010 - GovCloud Predicitons for 2011. 2011 will be the breakout year for GovCloud! December 2011: And what did Santa bring this year!! Jan 2011 ISBN: 978-0-9832361-3-9. ▼ 2011. (32). December 2011: GovCloud Moves From Policy to Law. Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson.

On Symfony2 : spf13.com

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Symfony2 is slated for release in March 2011. Tue Feb 1, 2011. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. On Symfony2. Disclaimer. ve got a couple disclaimers in writing this. m one of the primary authors of the Zoop Framework for PHP. s pretty much the first web framework for PHP dating back to 2001.

SeanDaniel.com [tech]: Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 and.

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Friday, February 04, 2011. Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 and Interaction with Small Business Server 2011 Essentials. I know I have talked before about Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 , and how it can help your Small Business with thin clients, old clients, seasonal employees and even reducing the number of machines in the office by getting one nice one. While this is all content that applies to RTM, currently SBS 2011 and MultiPoint 2011 are in Beta.

A CIO’s Christmas List

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Dear Santa: 2011 has been an average year. Filed under: CIO , Random Thoughts Tagged: Chief Information Officer , cio 2011 chirstmas list , cio chirtmas ist 2011 , cio christmas list , cio xmas list , cio xmas wish list , tech 2011 list , technology , what CIOs want. CIO Random Thoughts Chief Information Officer cio 2011 chirstmas list cio chirtmas ist 2011 cio christmas list cio xmas list cio xmas wish list tech 2011 list technology what CIOs want

AT&T vs. Verizon - A Mobile Broadband Speed Test - CIO Musings

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Thursday, January 27, 2011. CIO Musings - Life as a Public Sector CIO. A blog about things that interest me as a Chief Information Officer (CIO) working for a local government. Primarily focused on technology, leadership and some of my recreational pursuits. Follow me on twitter at @BarryCondrey Enjoy! AT&T vs. Verizon - A Mobile Broadband Speed Test. Okay, so not a very scientific one, but here goes. I use a Motorola Droid all day, every day for business and personal.

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SharePoint Conference 2011 Recap -- Live Event

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KMA was fortunate to have been able to send six people to SPC 2011 in Anaheim, CA last month, and although we've done our share of blogging and presenting about it, we're most pleased to present this week's in-person event for our clients and prospects: a half-day recap of the conference highlights, presented by colleagues as follows: Amy Talhouk summarizing the best of Project Server and SharePoint.

Creating a Symfony2 Console Command : spf13.com

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Mon Jun 20, 2011. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. Creating a Symfony2 Console Command. One of the weaknesses of PHP as a languages has always been itâ??s s ability to write proper command line utilities.

Where have all the good databases gone? : spf13.com

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Wed Jul 13, 2011. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. Where have all the good databases gone? Perhaps youâ??ll ll recognize these words, â??About About five years ago I started to notice an odd thing.

Getting Started with Symfony2 : spf13.com

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Mon Mar 7, 2011. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. Getting Started with Symfony2. In a follow up to my popular post on Symfony2 , the open source PHP framework we use at OpenSky , Iâ??m m providing an easy guide to getting started using Symfony2. This isnâ??t t your basic â??Hello Hello Worldâ??,

Competition for the Cloud Heats Up : spf13.com

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Thu Jun 30, 2011. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. Competition for the Cloud Heats Up. karindalziel. Cloud no longer a single vendor game. For years cloud computing has been synonymous with Amazon whose Amazon Web Services really created and defined the space.

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The Browser as an application platform : spf13.com

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Tue Jun 7, 2011. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. The Browser as an application platform. With Google launching their chrome book is significant as it reflects a substantial shift in the world of computing. For the first time ever, the application platform. isnâ??t

The Case of the Installer Service Error

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This case unfolds with a network administrator charged with the rollout of the Microsoft Windows Intune client software on their network. Windows Intune is a cloud service that manages systems on a corporate network, keeping their software up to date.( read more

Creating your own Symfony2 Bundle : spf13.com

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Tue May 24, 2011. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. Creating your own Symfony2 Bundle. Symfony2 is a great web framework. OpenSky is built on this framework and we are one of the largest contributors to it. The primary building block for Symfony2 is a bundle. Through itâ??s s bundle system Symfony 2.0

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Fixing Disk Signature Collisions

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Disk cloning has become common as IT professionals virtualize physical servers using tools like Sysinternals Disk2vhd and use a master virtual hard disk image as the base for copies created for virtual machine clones. In most cases, you can operate with.( read more

The Case of the Mysterious Reboots

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This case opens when a Sysinternals power user, who also works as a system administrator at a large corporation, had a friend report that their laptop had become unusable. Whenever the friend connected it to a network, their laptop would reboot. The power.( read more

Pandora's IPO. a sign of the times : spf13.com

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Thu Jun 16, 2011. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. Pandora's IPO. a sign of the times. Pandora filed their IPO today. By end of day Pandora was worth 3.2 Billion.

Fountainhead: Cloud Is Not The End - It's The Means.

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Tuesday, August 9, 2011. August 13, 2011 at 12:35 PM. ▼ 2011. (22). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Fountainhead. Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. Cloud Is Not The End - Its The Means. Once you get a new tool, you ask: What can I build that I couldnt before? Cloud computing, at its core, is an operational transformation - mostly focused on infrastructure.

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SeanDaniel.com [tech]: Windows Small Business Server 2011.

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Tuesday, March 29, 2011. Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials and Intel vPro Add-in. As we announced SBS 2011 Essentials RTM this morning , I thought it would be interesting to also highlight a really cool add-in that allows you to not only view your computers, but if you have the Intel vPro chipset, you can also control power management of your PCs, right from your console with the Intel vPro add-in. The Basics of Local DNS for Small Business Server 2011 Essentials.

Hybrid Cloud Computing : spf13.com

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Fri Sep 30, 2011. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. Hybrid Cloud Computing. Traditionally ecommerce companies have had no place in the cloud.

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Analyzing a Stuxnet Infection with the Sysinternals Tools, Part 3

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In the first post of this series , I used Autoruns , Process Explorer and VMMap to statically analyze a Stuxnet infection on Windows XP. That phase of the investigation revealed that Stuxnet infected multiple processes, launched infected processes that.( read more

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Troubleshooting with the New Sysinternals Administrator’s Reference

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Aaron Margosis and I are thrilled to announce that the long awaited, and some say long overdue, official guide to the Sysinternals tools is now available ! I’ve always had the idea of writing a book on the tools in the back of my mind, but it wasn’t until.( read more

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Analyzing a Stuxnet Infection with the Sysinternals Tools, Part 2

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In Part 1 I began my investigation of an example infection of the infamous Stuxnet worm with the Sysinternals tools. I used Process Explorer , Autoruns and VMMap for a post-infection survey of the system. Autoruns quickly revealed the heart of Stuxnet.( read more

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Windows Power User Tools : spf13.com

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Wed Dec 28, 2011. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. Windows Power User Tools. m a huge fan of Windows 7. s the first time Iâ??ve ve ever run a Microsoft OS on my primary (home) machine. Â Iâ??ve

Easy bash scripting with shflags : spf13.com

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Fri Jul 8, 2011. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. Easy bash scripting with shflags. One of the most frustrating things about bash scripts is how challenging it is to create unix style executables. You know, the ones where you can pass in -h or â??help help and see the set of options for the program.

Analyzing a Stuxnet Infection with the Sysinternals Tools, Part 1

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Though I didn’t realize what I was seeing, Stuxnet first came to my attention on July 5 last summer when I received an email from a programmer that included a driver file, Mrxnet.sys, that they had identified as a rootkit. A driver that implements rootkit.( read more

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Zero Day is Here!

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I’m excited to announce that my first novel, a cyber thriller entitled Zero Day , is now available at all major book retailers! Zero Day is a book in the style of Crichton and Clancy, weaving technical fact into the story. If you like the Sysinternals.( read more

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