7 common mistakes in Go (2015)


Given at GopherFest 2015. As Go is a “new” programming language we are all experimenting and learning how to write better Go. This is an updated version of the talk I gave in NYC Nov 14 at GothamGo. “We We need to think about failure differently.

the future of the Operating System - LinuxCon 2015 keynote


Given as a keynote at LinuxCon + CloudOpen Japan 2015. OS in 1960s • IBM OS/360 – First OS that kept track of system resources (program, memory, storage) • CTSS – Introduce scheduling • Univac Exec 8, Burrows MCP, Multics. 2005 - 2015 Distributed Applications Era. Apps in 2005 - 2015 • Browser solidified as window (view) to applications • Mobile emerges… most apps merely component (view) to server based applications • Apps have 1+ billion users.

Strata + Hadoop World London 2015: Save 20% with this link


At this link you can save 20% off registration for Strata + Hadoop World London 2015. Then take a look at the program. For more info and to register see: Strata + Hadoop World London 2015. By Bob Gourley.

SINET Announces 2015 Top 16 Emerging Cybersecurity Companies


Winners to Introduce Innovative Technologies at SINET Showcase in Washington, DC, November 3 & 4, 2015. The selected companies will share their work with buyers, builders, investors and researchers during the SINET Showcase on Nov 3 & 4, 2015 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. ABOUT THE 2015 SINET 16 INNOVATORS. The following companies were selected as the 2015 SINET 16 Innovators: Bayshore Networks, Inc.

Fed News Roundup 16 July 2015


DOD Business Systems Modernization: Additional Action Needed to Achieve Intended Outcomes, July 16, 2015 GAO Info Tech (Today) - What GAO FoundThe Department of Defense (DOD) has implemented 5 of the 16 recommendations made by GAO since June 2011 to address each of the overarching provisions for improving business. The post Fed News Roundup 16 July 2015 appeared first on CTOvision.com.

Fed News Roundup 13 July 2015


Advanced Endpoint Threat Trend Highlights: June 2015 – Malvertising Gone Wild Invincea (Today) - Welcome to June’s installment of Invincea’s monthly thr […]The post Advanced Endpoint Threat Trend Highlights: June 2015 . 20% Discount to Attend Strata + Hadoop World 29 Sep – 01 Oct 2015 in NYC CTOvision (Today) - Strata + Hadoop World in New York sold out last year with more than 5,500 attendees. Have you seen what's new for 2015?

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The 10 Nov 2015 FedCyber Summit and Threat Expo: Agenda Update


The 5th Annual FedCyber Summit and Threat Expo will be held 10 Nov 2015 in Tysons Corner VA. We will hear from the former Deputy Director of Naval Intelligence Terry Roberts and the leader who stood up the first DoD CERT and later established the cyber programs at DHS, Bobbie Stempfley.

Tamr Opens a Free Public Beta Program


Tamr has opened a public Beta program for an enterprise metadata catalog tool that makes it easy for people to find, use and collaborate in organizing high-quality data sets for analytics.

The 2015 K-12 STEM Symposium Will be held 7 March in Herndon VA


CTOvision is a proud media sponsor of the 2015 STEM Symposium, which will be held on March 7th at the Nysmith School in Herndon, Va from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. To register or get more info, on the 2015 K-12 STEM Symposium at www.stemsymposium.com. By Michael Johnson.

AFCEA and NIP and the USN Present Navy Information Dominance Day 11 June 2015


n June 11, 2015, AFCEA Intelligence and the Naval Intelligence Professionals, in collaboration with the Office of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Dominance, will present a classified forum examining the state of Information Dominance in the U.S. This year’s program sessions will include: . The post AFCEA and NIP and the USN Present Navy Information Dominance Day 11 June 2015 appeared first on CTOvision.com.

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Palo Alto Federal Forum 20 May 2015 at Newseum


You may want to check out the 2015 Palo Alto Federal Forum on 20 May 2015 at the Newseum in Washington, DC. Bringing you the very latest from the Palo Alto Networks Ignite 2015 annual conference, get the latest product insights and hear from a customer and our executives and product experts. This event is suitable for Palo Alto Networks experts and newcomers, as well as Program managers and those across your organization’s security responsibilities: SOC operators.

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Palo Alto Networks Federal Forum 20 May 2015


Learn more about how to better protect your assets from cyber attack at the Palo Alto Networks Federal Forum on 20 May 2015, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM at the Newseum in Washington, DC. Join Palo Alto Networks and your cyber security, data center and endpoint peers for the 2015 Federal Forum at the Newseum in Washington, DC on Wednesday, May 20! Couldn''t make it to the annual Palo Alto Networks User Forum, Ignite 2015? Date: May 20, 2015. By Charles Hall.

The 10th Cyber & Information Security Research (CISR) Conference at Oak Ridge Tn, 7-9 April 2015


The 10th Cyber & Information Security Research (CISR) Conference, 7-9 April 2015, will be held at the Conference Center, 2nd Floor, Building 5200, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The conference brings together cyber security researchers, program managers, decision makers, security vendors, and practitioners to discuss many challenging tasks and novel solutions pertaining to cyber security. Schedule: April 07, 2015. April 08, 2015.

Join Architects, Planners, Program Managers, Data Scientists at 4th Annual Cloudera Federal Forum in DC 25 Feb


Track sessions will focus on: Enabling Business Results with Big Data — How to enable agency programs that will yield enormous value through big data to deliver actionable information and measureable results. Government is ever more reliant on data to deliver on mission and programs.

OpenStack Foundation Launches Certification Program for Cloud Admins

Data Center Knowledge

Program rolled out with participation of Cisco, Mirantis, Canonical, HP, and Rackspace Read More. Shared

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SINETInnovation Summit NYC 25 June 2015: This summer’s most impressive cyber security event


The program also includes exclusive networking and professional development opportunities with the industry’s highest-level executives and decision makers. The post SINETInnovation Summit NYC 25 June 2015: This summer’s most impressive cyber security event appeared first on CTOvision.com. SINETInnovation Summit connects Wall Street, Silicon Valley and the Beltway in order to facilitate and accelerate the business of Cybersecurity.

Equinix Rolls Out Global Channel Partner Program

Data Center Knowledge

Commits resources to worldwide partnership initiative to get more revenue from enterprise hybrid cloud market Read More. Cloud Computing colocation Equinix Featured Services

Lenovo Launches Partner Program for Cloud and Managed Service Providers

Data Center Knowledge

Program is the result of the transition of the IBM System x server business to Lenovo. Read More. Shared

IT Security Entrepreneurs Forum (ITSEF) 2015 Speakers: A 17-18 March gathering of community-minded business and technology leaders


To register for the 2015 IT Security Entrepreneurs Forum (ITSEF) see: [link]. Here are key players Robert has lined up this year: IT Security Entrepreneurs Forum (ITSEF) 2015. Office of Strategic Programs, Integrated Technology Services, Federal Acquisition Service, General Services Administration. National Protection and Programs Directorate. By Bob Gourley. The speakers lined up for this event are absolutely incredible.

NaviSite Joins VMware vCloud Air Service Provider Program

Data Center Knowledge

VMware is building out an ecosystem of service providers to tag team enterprise hybrid cloud needs. Read More. Cloud Computing Enterprise VMware

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Alibaba’s Cloud Arm Aliyun Launches Partnership Program to Expand Global Reach

Data Center Knowledge

Program will see Aliyun partner with enterprises in different regions to provide localized hybrid cloud services Read More. Shared

Facebook Launches Program to Encourage Cyberthreat Information Sharing

Data Center Knowledge

Since hackers often attack multiple targets with the same approach, Facebook sees a network security benefit for all collaborators. Read More. Shared

Best Data Vizualization and Dashboard Management Practices in Self Service BI Programs

Social, Agile and Transformation

Perhaps you have deployed a self service BI program - data scientists have access to tools, IT has deployed severs to publish completed dashboards, and employees are anxious to leverage visualizations and become more data driven. I''ve seen many organizations run into difficulty defining governance and best practices managing the lifecycle of BI dashboards.

Revolution Analytics, A Statistical Software Company, Now Part Of Microsoft


First announced at both Revolution Analytics'' and Microsoft''s blogs, on 23 Jan 2015, the purchase of Revolution Analytics by Microsoft was done in order to help customers "find big data value with advanced statistical analysis.". By May Gourley.

IBM Launches Program to Share 700 Terabytes of Global Cyber Threat Data in the Cloud

Data Center Knowledge

Database to contain more than 700TB of raw cyber threat data Read More. Shared

March 2015 Server StorageIO Update Newsletter

Storage IO Blog

announcement backup BC and DR big data Cloud Comment converged Data archiving and preservation Data footprint and proliferation reduction Data protection database DCIM Education I/O Networking IT Industry Activity IT Infrastructure Topics Lab report little data object storage Performance and Capacity perspective post programming server ssd Storage and Storage Management Tools Storage Architecture and Access tools virtualization AWS newletter Replication S3 world backup day

Big Data Project Management: What’s In & What’s Out?


Here’s something to think about when you're planning a big data project: are you planning a project or a program ? A program is something ongoing and relatively permanent. Programs. Managing Data-Intensive Programs and Projects: Selected Articles.

The Greatest Danger to Our Infrastructure Might Be Physical


On Tuesday, June 30, 2015, vandals cut three fiber-optic cables in an underground vault In Alameda, CA, near San Francisco, causing a blackout in phone and Internet services for several cities and thousands of businesses and homes that lasted for nearly 19 hours while repairs were made.

Cognitio Is Sponsoring The CTOvision Synergy Conference


WHEN: 30 Apr 2015. The 2015 Synergy Forum will bring together government and industry practitioners driving our collective technology futures. By Katie Kennedy. Please SAVE THE DATE for the 1st Annual Cognitio/ CTOvision Synergy Conference. EVENT: The CTOvision Synergy Conference.

How should GRC Programs be Approached?

Future of CIO

Here's the context; how should GRC programs be approached? Continual GRC Improvement Program - The body who, in theory, should govern measurable processes and control activities based on established tolerance levels - they rely on process and control operators input.

Fed Tech Roundup August 3


News Joint Strike Fighter program Lockheed Martin Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II Northrop Grumman United States Marine CorpsThe following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (from FedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com ): Fed Tech Ticker. The Technical Limitations of Lloyd’s Cyber Report on the Insurance Implications of Cyberattack on the US Grid. Banks And Insurance Companies Aware Of Cyber Risks: Opportunities Remain To Become More Resilient.

National Security Software On Wall Street: Cognitio’s Roger Hockenberry Comments


Conceived as a company specializing in “machine learning,” a branch of computer science dealing with programs that can learn from data and make better predictions, Digital Reasoning struggled during its first couple of years.

Facebook Eats The World With Free Global Internet Via Drones


Facebook is planning on launching a drone program they call Aquila. The program is designed for: beaming high-speed data from 60,000 to 90,000 feet to some of the world’s remotest regions via laser. Read more about Facebook''s program here. By Katie Kennedy.

CTOvision Interviews CIA CIO Doug Wolfe on Commercial Cloud Services (C2S) Lessons Learned and Road Ahead


Prior to the CIA he worked at Rocketdyne on the space shuttle’s main engine program. C2S accomplishments also include support to multiple IT projects and programs. We recently had the opportunity to interview the CIA CIO, Doug Wolfe. Doug has been the CIA’s CIO since 2013.

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Join me at SXSW 2015

All Things Distributed

The program is always a bit in flux, but here are the events in the beginning of the week that I am taking part in: Sunday 3/15 1-2pm - I will give a talk at Techstars on " The History of Microcroservices at Amazon ".

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