Software Architecture Conference, March 16-19, 2015 Boston, MA (20% Discount Code)

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The O''Reilly Software Architecture Conference is a new event designed to provide the in-depth professional training that software architects and people working on software architecture need to support the success of their businesses. Happening March 16-19 in Boston, it covers the full scope of a software architecture, from IT to leadership and business skills. Architecture Boston Software architect Software architecture

The Evolution of Enterprise Architecture

CEB IT

For today's enterprise architectur e (EA), this same pattern is inspiring architects and technology innovation leaders to design and deliver new operating models, with business outcomes now at center stage. New business models will bring together new customers, services and experiences, but this isn’t possible without business architecture to help design and shape the execution. The post The Evolution of Enterprise Architecture appeared first on Smarter With Gartner.

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The O’Reilly Software Architecture Conference Call for Participation

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Friends at O’Reilly Media have just alerted me to a call for participation in the O’Reilly Software Architecture Conference, which will be held 17-19 March in Boston MA (see: [link] ). More info is below: The O’Reilly Software Architecture Conference Call for Participation. It is one of the few events focusing on leadership and what it takes to be a software architect. New architectural styles. Integration architecture.

Beyond microservices; Software architecture driven by machine learning

Social, Agile and Transformation

It's not a question of if, it's a question of when and how AI and machine learning will change our programming and software development paradigms. A full stack developer elects to build a three-tiered web architecture using an MVC framework. AI big data data management innovation IOT software developmentToday's coding models are based on data storage, business logic, services, UX, and presentation.

Building Like Amazon

Speaker: Leo Zhadanovsky, Principal Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services

Amazon's journey to its current modern architecture and processes provides insights for all software development leaders. To get there, Amazon focused on decomposing for agility, making critical cultural and operational changes, and creating tools for software delivery. The result was enabling developers to rapidly release and iterate software while maintaining industry-leading standards on security, reliability, and performance. Whether you're developing for a small startup or a large corporation, learning the tools for CI/CD will make your good DevOps team great. We are excited to be joined by Leo Zhadanovsky, a Principal Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services.

The Architecture of Identity Systems

Phil Windley

Summary: The architecture of an identity system has a profound impact on the nature of the relationships it supports. This blog post uses terminology and ideas from Sam's paper to classify and analyze three different identity system architectures. Identity Architectures.

3D XPoint et al to force architecture and software changes

Computer Weekly

New solid state technologies such as 3D XPoint will be a second tier of memory, bringing change to hardware architectures and software to be rewritten, says SNIA solid state group chair

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12 Warning Signs of Bad Application Architecture

Social, Agile and Transformation

At a #CIOChat this weekend we were asked about warning signs for bad architecture. Here was my quick response capturing just a tweet-sized summary of architecture that "smells bad" - Too slow making biz needs. cio cloud computing it management software development software qaToo difficult/complex to explain to new technologists. Lack of defined integration process (closed system). Can’t be deployed to the cloud. Performance or stability issues. #.

Why use a Reference Architecture?

IT Toolbox

A reference architecture describes the different kinds of technologies that are involved in a piece of software and how they relate to one another. It is an important technical template to establish if you want to have control over the selection of technology that goes into your software product. If this sounds like a bunch of management mumbo-jumbo, let me give you 3 reasons

Why Open Source Is Really Disrupting Enterprise Software

Forrester IT

I had an epiphany today about a major reason open source is disrupting enterprise software. The acquisition - one of the main weapons that big software vendors had to fight disruptors - is losing effectiveness. Cool, talented open source developers don't generally want to work for big, stoggie software vendors. Enterprise ArchitectureThis is perhaps one of those things that you have heard so much, you've gone numb to it.

Master The Cloud-Native Solution Ecosystem Of Container Software

Forrester IT

They have quickly become an important element of digital business transformation for EA pros because they promise faster software delivery, tremendous scale, higher resiliency, greater flexibility, and broader implementation options. Everything about enterprise app infrastructures, development styles, and architectures is changing, and containers play a key role in each area. Container DevOps Enterprise Architecture IaaS PaaS cloud

Architect Your Organization for Effectiveness, Productivity, and Joy

Speaker: Ron Lichty, Consultant: Interim VP Engineering, Ron Lichty Consulting, Inc.

As a senior software leader, you likely spend more time working on the architecture of your systems than the architecture of your organization. Yet, structuring our teams and organizations is a critical factor for success. In fact, the impact of software architecture parallels the impact of organizational structure. We are excited to welcome Ron Lichty, co-author of a seminal book on managing software teams and a well-known speaker, he’ll speak to organizing for effectiveness, productivity and joy.

21 May Webinar: SAS and Apache Hadoop Architecture Review

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Register now for our 21 May webinar with SAS focusing on architecture and design patterns for optimizing SAS and Hadoop. SAS Business Analytics software is focused on delivering actionable value from enterprise data holdings. Bob will be joined by one of SAS's leading big data architects for a dive into the architecture of this mission-focused approach. The post 21 May Webinar: SAS and Apache Hadoop Architecture Review appeared first on CTOvision.com.

Agile Planning Business Roadmaps, Architecture Standards, and DevOps Releases

Social, Agile and Transformation

require(["mojo/signup-forms/Loader"], function(L) { L.start({"baseUrl":"mc.us14.list-manage.com","uuid": about me agile planning agile software development business plans cio DevOps digital transformation it management software developmentAgile planning doesn't end when stories are written, accepted by the team, sized, and ready for development. Story writing is one aspect of agile planning, but it's not the only one.

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Facebook AI Research applies Transformer architecture to streamline object detection models

Venture Beast

Facebook AI researchers claim they created the first object detection model with the Transformer neural network architecture typically used for NLP. AI Big Data Business Dev Media artificial intelligence category-/Computers & Electronics/Software category-/Science/Computer Science COCO data set computer vision DETR Facebook AI Research machine learning object detection Transformer

Nutanix Granted Patent for Its Software-Defined Storage Architecture

Data Center Knowledge

Nutanix is granted a patent for its storage architecture for virtualized data centers, Nimble Storage advances its Infosight analytics with new forensic capabilities, and Avere Systems launches the FXT 4800 edge filer for enterprise storage. Storage avere systems nimble storage nutanix

Agile Mindsets: Don't try to get a perfect architecture; Plan to get it wrong

Social, Agile and Transformation

I still find teams that have adopted scrum and other agile practices, but still strive for perfection when trying to conceive architectures and implementation plans. agile planning agile software development cloud computing data management DevOps innovation it management software development software qaSome will also try to think through every edge case to ensure that designs are fully future-proofed. This is an unrealistic proposition for most teams and people.

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Review Lessons Learned in Big Data 21 May: SAS and Apache Hadoop Architecture Review

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Analysts are able to leverage comprehensive enterprise data stores by use of familiar interfaces and methods and with the well engineered SAS and Hadoop architecture can dramatically improve their results for mission. SAS Business Analytics software is focused on delivering actionable value from enterprise data holdings. Bob will be joined by one of SAS's leading big data architects for a dive into the architecture of this mission-focused approach.

Design your dream home with this $30 architecture program

Mashable Tech

TL;DR: Flesh out all the features of your dream home with Ashampoo® 3D CAD 7: Architecture Version for $29.99, a 62% savings as of May 13. You can flesh out all the features of your dream home with Ashampoo® 3D CAD 7: Architecture Version. This award-winning software lets you build and visualize any home construction – whether you're simply redecorating or renovating, or building completely from scratch.

Software Delivery Depends on Infrastructure and Trust

Information Week

There's more to elite software delivery and operational performance than just tools and the right cloud architecture

Symantec Finally Agrees With Everyone Else In The Security Community: Says Antivirus Software Is Dead

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The reality is that antivirus software that uses old fashioned methods of signature analysi. Architecture CTO Cyber Security DoD and IC Research antivirus Computer security Fixmo Hexis Information security invincea Symantec Triumfant Wall Street Journal As a technologist I have long respected Symantec and their many capabilities (they do far more than antivirus, see the list here).

HPE demos memory-driven architecture for next-generation IT

Computer Weekly

HPE aims to push the limits of computing by moving the memory bottleneck it claims is limiting the performance of application software

CEOs Own Software Competency — And The Structure Of Innovation Delivery

Forrester's Customer Insights

World-class innovation delivery requires weaving together three foundational realities: “Software is eating the world.” application architecture architecture & technology strategy business architecture digital transformation financial management Innovation innovation management reference architecture Agile business transformation digital disruption financial planning innovation software architecture

Cisco software fortifies industrial IoT security

Network World

Cisco is looking to better protect myriad edge-attached IoT devices with new security software that promises to protect industrial assets in one of the most disparate of network environments. The company rolled out what it called an overarching security architecture for Industrial IoT ( IIoT ) environments that includes existing products but also new software called Cisco Cyber Vision, for the automated discovery of industrial assets attached to Cisco’s extensive IIoT networking portfolio.

Boost Digital Business With The Internet Of Things

Forrester IT

Enterprise architecture professionals must define a holistic IoT software architecture to navigate through the complex technology landscape. I've recently published two reports focusing on how to architect the IoT software stack. These reports analyze the heat maps and trends around IoT adoption in China and introduce Forrester's IoT technology stack reference architecture. Some of the key takeaways: Read more Categories: Architecture. software stack.

Accelerated PCAP: An Architecture for Precision Packet Capture and Analysis on High-­?Speed Networks

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Using programmable logic and open source software deployed on commodity servers, a novel architecture can be conceived that can meet the demands of PCAP on high-­?speed To download a white paper showing a complete reference architecture and solution description, click here. By Charles Hall. Are you a system engineer or administrator charged with protecting your network infrastructure from attack?

How to Assess Your Technical Architecture

CIO Dashboard

I need to identify gaps in the current state architecture as well as think about future state technical capabilities. One minute I need to focus on the web services that need to be developed as part of the future state architecture. Is the Architecture Complete? Will the New Architecture Interoperate? In addition to the different tools needed, I now turn my attention to figuring out how all the architecture components will work together.

Understanding Readium – Features, Architecture and Alternatives

Kitaboo

The Readium SDK is an ePUB reader SDK (software development kit) very much similar to that of Adobe’s Reader Mobile SDK (RMSDK) in terms of its capability and scope. Create a cross-platform native code software development kit (SDK), which you can use to build native applications across different hardware platforms. Architecture of Readium. The relationship between the parts of the architecture of Readium is illustrated in the diagram below: Readium-sdk.

DARPA explores new computer architectures to fix security between systems

Network World

Keeping a system completely disconnected from all means of information transfer is an unrealistic security tactic,” says Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) on its website , announcing an initiative to develop completely new hardware and software that will allow defense communications to take place securely among myriad existing systems, networks, and security protocols.

Hyland Accelerates Its Path To Cloud: Acquires Alfresco Software

Forrester's Customer Insights

Today Hyland Software, best known for its OnBase and Perceptive content management portfolios, announced it will acquire Alfresco Software. Both vendors were named as “Leaders” in The Forrester Wave™: ECM Content Platforms, Q3 2019 (subscription req’d).

Why We Need Cloud Integration Architecture

CIO Dashboard

This reminds me of the “best of breed” systems architecture problem in which an organization chooses to select the best application software for each of its business functions but is also saddled with integrating each of them together (often a tedious, custom project in itself). The need for this software integration created the enterprise application integration (EAI) middleware category. Let’s call it Cloud Integration Architecture (CIA).

Six Crucial Attributes of a High-Performance In-Memory Architecture

Data Center Knowledge

The move from disk-based to memory-based data architectures requires a robust in-memory data management architecture, writes Fabien Sanglier of Software AG Government Solutions. Here are six crucial attributes to address when evaluating in-memory data management solutions. Read More. Industry Perspectives

X15 Software Launches X15 Enterprise: A Hadoop-based machine data management solution

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X15 Software Launches X15 Enterprise. August 5, 2014 — X15 Software, Inc., Unfortunately companies with multi-terabyte machine data requirements have been poorly served by inflexible, hard- to-scale and expensive tools currently on the market,” said Val Rayzman, founder and CEO, X15 Software. X15 Enterprise’s Hadoop-based architecture, scalability and openness enables organizations to easily access their machine data with a wide variety of analytics tools.”.

Banking Software Vendors Won’t Differentiate With Just Functionality For Long

Forrester's Customer Insights

However, this was not the only first: We also introduced a new banking software category: The digital […]. A few days ago, Forrester published two Forrester Waves, one focusing on retail banking, the other on corporate banking.

Historical IBM Microcomputer Hardware/Software LAN Products

IT Toolbox

The concept of an overarching connectivity architecture such as SAA was one approach to managing these compromises. One clearly evident (if not explicitly stated) IBM strategy in managing outside competition was to coopt popular technology

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The Monthly Summary: Information System and Architecture Feb. 2020

Future of CIO

Information System and Architecture Information System vs. Digital Ecosystem Information is permeating into every corner of the business and becomes the lifeblood of the digital organization. Software Architecture vs. Data Architecture The word software architecture intuitively denotes the high-level structures of a software system. It encapsulates hardware, software, data and communication technologies.

Dell EMC PowerEdge MX 7000 Kinetic Based Data Infrastructure Architecture

Storage IO Blog

Dell EMC PowerEdge MX 7000 Kinetic Based Data Infrastructure Architecture Dell EMC today announced with a tag line IT Unbound their new PowerEdge MX 7000 Kinetic Based Data Infrastructure Architecture slated for general availability September 21, 2018. Previewed earlier this year at Dell Technology World in Las Vegas, PowerEdge MX 7000 is a new family […] The post Dell EMC PowerEdge MX 7000 Kinetic Based Data Infrastructure Architecture appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Updated Software Defined Data Infrastructure Webinars and Fall 2016 events

Storage IO Blog

Here is the updated Server StorageIO fall 2016 webinar and event activities covering software defined data center, data infrastructure, virtual, cloud, containers, converged, hyper-converged server, storage, I/O network, performance and data protection among other topics. The post Updated Software Defined Data Infrastructure Webinars and Fall 2016 events appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Solarflare’s Open Compute Platform, Software-Defined, NIC Card

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Solarflare, a global leader in networking solutions for modern data centers, is releasing an Open Compute Platform (OCP) software-defined, networking interface card, offering the industry’s most scalable, lowest latency networking solution to meet the dynamic needs of the enterprise environment. Marty Meehan.

Cloud-Based Data Lakes: Healthcare Enterprise Architecture Zones

Perficient Financial Servies

This is why cloud-based data lakes have replaced the enterprise data warehouse (EDW) as the core of a modern healthcare data architecture. However, it’s no longer the centerpiece of an enterprise’s data architecture strategy. The EDW remains a mission-critical component in a company’s overall information technology architecture, but it should now be viewed as a “downstream application” — a destination, but not the center of your data universe.

9 Ways IoT Integration Will Influence Custom Software Development

IT Toolbox

The wide use of IoT will bring about changes in all areas of IT, and will definitely affect such areas of custom software development as software R&D, application of new tech and web services, software architecture, front end development and UI design. According to a 2016 Ericsson Mobility Report, there will be 28 billion connected devices by the year 2021.

Tableau Software is Changing the Way We Visualize Data

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The products that Tableau Software have created are an ingenious way of understanding data and also of collaborating with colleagues around the world. Or extract data into Tableau’s blazing fast data engine and take advantage of breakthrough in-memory architecture. By May Gourley. They do it with a simple "drag-and-drop" method of visualizing and interacting with data.

An Architectural Framework as a Playground to Optimize Organizational Design

Future of CIO

An architectural framework is a collection of knowledge composed of different groups of information and knowledge. Unlike traditional organizations with overly restrictive hierarchy, digital organizations are like the living system with the interaction of multiple elements such as humans, software, logic abstraction, and the business environment, spontaneously self-organizes, generates patterns, forms structures, initiates business activities, and creates novelty over time.