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Arizona Anti Gay Law #SB1062 In Full Rage Debate - WTF

Arizona Anti Gay Law #SB1062 In Full Rage Debate - WTF

People are shocked that Arizona is considering this anti gay law #SB1062 I've created a CrowdChat to bring in the public conversation for an "on the record" crowd chat.  www.crowdchat.net/sb1062   Public Chat Live Right Now - See Real Time Embed Below of CrowdChat in action. Login to Crowdchat participate with Twitter, LinkedIn, or Facebook World is responding In the world of sports Arizona is the home of many big money games in all sports.  The NFL and MLB all are kicking back.  The NFL is looking to relocate the SuperBowl to anywhere but Arizona.  The NFL on Wednesday morning began investigating the possibility of moving... more »
Compuware updates Big Data APM platform with enhanced Hadoop, NoSQL support

Compuware updates Big Data APM platform with enhanced Hadoop, NoSQL support

Compuware isn’t exactly the first name you would associate with open source Big Data technologies, but the mainframe software powerhouse is determined to change that as it diversifies beyond legacy computing into new growth areas. The latest version of the company’s application performance management (APM) solution offers enhanced support for Hadoop and NoSQL, and provides increased visibility into enterprise analytics environments. The platform, branded as Compuware APM for Big Data, now ships with improved dashboards that correlate map and reduce tasks to specific users, pools, queues and jobs in Hadoop. The functionality aims to help admins put the numbers in context... more »
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Context computing : Inhi Cho Suh is excited about real-time Big Data | #IBMpulse

What's got Inhi Cho Suh's attention? Real-time and context computing. Big Data is about enabling everyone. It's about the democratization of data, giving all the ability to insights and not require you to have a Ph.D or to be a data scientist just to understand the data. This week at IBM Pulse 2014, VP GM Big Data & Integration Inhi Cho Suh is among the most memorable of our #techathletes on theCUBE. Suh joined our co-hosts John Furrier, Founder of SiliconANGLE and Dave Vellante, Co-Founder of Wikibon to discuss IBM and Big Data. Setting the Big Data table Big Data is still in... more »
MapR appoints new Australia/New Zealand head

MapR appoints new Australia/New Zealand head

A few days after opening its fourth Asia Pacific branch in Seoul, MapR has announced the appointment of Justin Bock as country manager for Australia and New Zealand. The executive will be responsible for driving sales and fostering strategic partnerships in the region, which ranks as one of the fastest growing parts of the global economy. “Justin is well positioned to help drive the growth of MapR in Australia and New Zealand and we are delighted to have him join our Asia Pacific team. He comes to MapR with many years of experience in the industry, a sound understanding of Big... more »
SAP and Xamarin provide developers a mobile app platform

SAP and Xamarin provide developers a mobile app platform

SAP America has announced that it is partnering with Xamarin and Service2Media to provide developers a mobile development frameworks that allow them to create apps on its SAP Mobile Platform. These environments are intended to build custom mobile apps for iOS, Android and Windows Phone devices from a single code base. The Xamarin platform allows developers to use C# to build native applications for iOS, Android, Mac and Windows, and share on average 75% of the source code across different operating systems. The agreement with SAP aims to make it easier for enterprise developers to integrate SAP mobile solutions, as well as... more »
Bitcoin Weekly 2014 February 26: MtGox is dead, but it’s not all about MtGox

Bitcoin Weekly 2014 February 26: MtGox is dead, but it’s not all about MtGox

The real headliner this week is “What happened to MtGox?” And not to disappoint readers of the Bitcoin Weekly there is a summary of this week’s news as it pertains to the situation happening with MtGox. For those readers looking for a summary of news and events not-MtGox-related look to the very bottom for a more concise view of some of the more interesting highlights. Without further ado: The Fall of MtGox This month saw MtGox take its final teetering steps into oblivion with the bitcoin exchange freezing BTC withdrawals. But the real end came right after CEO Mark Karpeles resigned from the Bitcoin... more »
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Cisco bakes Sourcefire tech into open cloud app management tool

Cloud applications are the next frontier for the modern enterprise, providing prepackaged functionality that can be consumed on demand under a scalable pricing model. Coming under increased pressure to address maturing user expectations, CIOs are moving to bring their on-premise environments up to par with that of their providers, and automation is emerging as a top priority in bridging the infrastructure divide. “Automation is taking a repeated process and simplifying it and making it basically error-free,” explained Ken Hui, Rackspace’s open cloud architect, in an interview on theCUBE. He argues that eliminating the manual handling of certain tasks is as much... more »
Boundary rolls out major upgrade, helping customers find problems 75% faster

Boundary rolls out major upgrade, helping customers find problems 75% faster

Boundary has announced some major upgrades to its IT operations monitoring software.  They’ve made major improvements to the user experience, customized event dashboards and integrated faster deployments of Boundary meters.  Also, the meter coverage and capabilities have been extended to better handle denial of service attacks, and they are now supporting three new operating systems: Fedora 14, OS-X and openSUSE. Boundary on a roll   Boundary has been on a nice roll of late; recall their momentum news from January.  Boundary also just hired a former CTO at CA to run its product group.  Their product updates come around just about this often, and this one... more »
Treasure Data improves gaming experience with digital gaming analytics solution

Treasure Data improves gaming experience with digital gaming analytics solution

Big Data and cloud computing are closely related. Treasure Data, the first end-to-end managed service in the cloud for data acquisition, storage and analysis, is hoping to integrate them seamlessly with its data analytics platform, which runs in the cloud. Taking the big data analytics platform to next level, the company today released its first self-service custom solution for the digital gaming industry for product managers, developers, designers to significantly accelerate game interaction. The Digital Gaming Analytics Solution is an end-to-end adaptable, scalable, and simple self-service analytics solution that uses Treasure Data’s managed service to acquire, store and analyze data from any... more »
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IBM BlueMix reveals new focus : Turn existing technologies into services | #IBMpulse

Steve Robinson, General Manager of Cloud Platform Services with IBM, joined John Furrier and Dave Vellante in theCUBE, during the last day of IBM Pulse 2014 Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. The interview began with Furrier noting the modern era of enterprise, the importance of blending services and the relevance of agility, speed and cloud economics. His intuition regarding IBM's strategy pointed towards middleware, with SoftLayer as the foundation. Steve Robinson didn't deny it, describing a "rather organic path" for IBM and the requirements to make some fundamental decisions regarding what community groups to have constituency with. "We made some key decisions... more »

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