2021

Amazon Launches Ethereum for Managed Blockchain

CTOvision

Two years after announcing the general availability of its fully-managed blockchain service, Amazon has extended it with Ethereum support. Using Ethereum on Managed Blockchain, developers can easily instantiate Ethereum nodes without […]. News Ethereum

Gartner Top 10 Data and Analytics Trends for 2021

CEB IT

When COVID-19 hit, organizations using traditional analytics techniques that rely heavily on large amounts of historical data realized one important thing: Many of these models are no longer relevant. Essentially, the pandemic changed everything, rendering a lot of data useless.

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Voucher Discounts: How to Save Money on Your IT Certifications (2021 Refresh)

Association of Information Technology Professional

Getting an IT certification is an investment in your career. But with every investment comes a cost. Here are seven ways to get a voucher discount

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Why IT Leaders Should Make Cloud Training a Top Priority

Information Week

As IT operations continue drifting into the cloud, it's important to ensure that organization personnel keep pace with the latest skills and practices

Cassandra Data Modeling Guide to Best Practices

Are you a developer, database architect, or database administrator that's new to Cassandra but have been tasked with developing a Cassandra schema design? Learn the basic rules to keep in mind when designing your schema for Cassandra.

Happy 15th Birthday Amazon S3 -- the service that started it all

All Things Distributed

15 years is a long time in the world of technology. Back when S3 launched on March 14, 2006 (also known as “Pi Day” to some), iPhones didn’t exist, neither did tweets or likes, Facebook was still only used by a few colleges and universities, and you couldn’t hail a ride or order lunch with an app.

Ransomware: How to make sure backups are ready for a real attack

Network World

The best way to avoid paying ransom to attackers who have infected your systems with ransomware is to have those systems adequately backed up so you can wipe them and restore them from safe backups. Here are several options for making sure those backups are up to the task.

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The Proper Way to Watch Star Wars

Doctor Chaos

Many of us have stress in our lives. We have our jobs to worry about, we need to think about our retirement, and we have to figure out what the health care law means to us. However, a few of us know there are more immediate concerns that must be dealt with.

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Automating the Deletion of Windows.old

Mick's IT Blog

It is the beginning of 2021 and my first project for the new year is upgrading all systems to Windows 10 20H2. At the end of the upgrades comes the cleanup and there is no clean way to do this for system admins. Cleanmgr.exe is now deprecated as of Windows 10 2004.

Machine learning on Raspberry Pi just took a big step forward

Tech Republic Cloud

Raspberry Pi 4 owners can now train their own custom models using Edge Impulse's cloud-based development platform for machine learning on edge devices

Cambridge Quantum pushes into NLP and quantum computing with new head of AI

Venture Beast

Cambridge Quantum Computing's new hire signals it may be looking at ways quantum computing could be used for natural language processing. Read More. AI Enterprise VB Home Page category-/Science/Computer Science natural language processing quantum computing

The Next-Generation Cloud Data Lake: An Open, No-Copy Data Architecture

A next-gen cloud data lake architecture has emerged that brings together the best attributes of the data warehouse and the data lake. This new open data architecture is built to maximize data access with minimal data movement and no data copies.

“The main rival, Bitcoin, is very primitive compared to Ethereum”, Rob Zel, Bitni’s founder claims

CTOvision

The launch of Bitcoin over a decade ago opened up opportunities for the development and launch of a ton of other cryptocurrencies, Ethereum being the foremost. Often compared to Bitcoin, Ethereum 2.0 is a truly decentralized P2P (peer-to-peer) blockchain-powered cryptocurrency.

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4 Steps to Ensure Robotic Process Automation Security

CEB IT

Robotic process automation (RPA) is a new favorite among IT leaders. It can be quickly deployed to automate repetitive tasks, and it saves organizations time and money. That said, RPA is risky. RPA bots handle sensitive data, moving it across systems from one process to another.

Analyze This: CompTIA’s New Data Analytics Certification

Association of Information Technology Professional

Next year, CompTIA will launch a new data analytics certification, CompTIA Data+. Learn about it and how data analytics skills can help advance your career

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AI at Your Service

Information Week

Here's how artificial intelligence in customer service optimizes employee and customer experiences

Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

Celebrating 10 years in Japan with the new AWS Asia Pacific (Osaka) Region

All Things Distributed

I am pleased to share that the AWS Asia Pacific (Osaka) Region has transitioned from a Local Region into a standard region with three Availability Zones (AZs), a broader (and growing) service portfolio, free tier option, and new pricing options.

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Report: 5G network slicing could leave flaws for bad actors to exploit

Network World

5G networks that incorporate legacy technology could be vulnerable to compromise via a lack of mapping between transport and application layers, according to a report by Ireland-based AdaptiveMobile Security. 5G resources. What is 5G? Fast wireless technology for enterprises and phones.

Why Killing Silos is Crucial in Digital Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

"We're operating in silos." "The The left side isn't talking to the right side.". "We We need a meeting to decide who to attend to the next meeting so we can review what we didn't cover in the last one.". Why are we working on this initiative?" What problem are you trying to solve?"

Exchanging Web Shells

Doctor Chaos

Tony G and Aamir Lakhani discuss the Microsoft Exchange Zero-Day vulnerabilities. Click here to listen to the podcast on Soundcloud or find us on your favorite podcast app. Podcast

Open Source & Open Standards: Navigating the Intricacies of a Symbiotic Partnership

Speaker: Guy Martin, Executive Director of OASIS Open

The COVID-19 global pandemic has raised the already bright visibility of technology to an even higher level. Join Guy Martin, Executive Director at OASIS Open, as he presents this webinar that will discuss how we can make open source and open standards even more effective by helping them recapture their strong partnership.

Data scraped from 500 million LinkedIn users found for sale online

Tech Republic Security

IDs, names, email addresses and more personal details are part of the massive database of stolen data, which could be used to launch additional attacks on LinkedIn and its users

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OpenSearch: AWS rolls out its open source Elasticsearch fork

Tech Republic Cloud

After Elastic decided to relicense Elasticsearch under the non-open source Server Side Public License, Amazon Web Services open sourced the old code into its own fork, OpenSearch

Why Microsoft’s new AI acquisition is a big deal

Venture Beast

Microsoft's acquisition of Nuance signals the tech giant's AI strategy in Azure, self-driving cars, and other products beyond health care AI. Read More.

Ethereum Popularity on YouTube Surpasses Bitcoin

CTOvision

According to a recent report by Total Processing, Ethereum (ETH) is the most-watched cryptocurrency on YouTube. The top altcoin has clocked over 231 million views, even more than Bitcoin. In contrast, Bitcoin has a little under 200 million views.

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Leading Advertising and Analytics Company Outperforms With a Graph Database

Xandr, a division of AT&T, has built an identity graph that connects information on people, households, and more. The company is using this graph to provide advertisers an ability to deliver commercials more successfully than ever before. Learn more.

Build 3 Operations Management Skills for AI Success

CEB IT

Data and analytics leaders know that data and platform capabilities and the correct application of data and AI skills deliver successful AI applications.

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Tech Trends and Your IT Career: How to Level Up in 2021

Association of Information Technology Professional

2021 will offer many opportunities for you to advance your IT career and gain new IT skills. Set yourself up for success with these tech tips

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10 Ways Enterprises Can Use the Edge

Information Week

Edge computing is very much a work in progress, but there are several interesting use cases at work today and more anticipated for the future. Here's a look at the possibilities

Microsoft is shipping a data centre in a 40-foot container. What's inside, and what's it for?

Tech Republic Data Center

Microsoft's Azure Modular data center brings computing on the edge

Cloud-Scale Monitoring With AWS and Datadog

In this eBook, find out the benefits and complexities of migrating workloads to AWS, and services that AWS offers for containers and serverless computing.

Top enterprise data center trends you need to know

Network World

Data-center networking was already changing prior to the technology challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic , and few areas of the enterprise will continue to be affected more than data centers by those modifications in the future.

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How to Empower Transformation and Create ROI with Intelligent Automation

Social, Agile and Transformation

CIO and IT leaders have the greatest opportunities to modernize their enterprise platforms, change the culture, and deliver digital business transformations.

How Real-Time Technologies Are Helping Protect Vulnerable Energy Assets

Doctor Chaos

As the world increasingly relies on technology, the energy sector’s role becomes more critical. A disruption in the power grid that delivers electricity to businesses and homes could be devastating for any infrastructure and services in an area.

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Gartner: Top security and risk management trends for 2021

Tech Republic Security

The 8 top trends cited will enable rapid reinvention, including the skills gap, cybersecurity mesh and identity-first security

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What is Contextual Analytics? The Next Evolution of Embedded Analytics

Download this whitepaper to learn what contextual analytics is, how BI platforms like Yellowfin revolutionize the way users discover insights from their data with native contextual analytics, and how it adds value to your software solution by elevating the user experience.