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AI Translation of Online Sarcasm for Sales Research. No Kidding

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“I don’t hate Mondays at all.” “This sugar-free, gluten-free quinoa cake is exactly what I wanted for ...

OpenStack Maturing, User Survey Finds

OpenStack Maturing, User Survey Finds

OpenStack proponents said their latest user survey shows that the open-source cloud-computing platform has emerged as a ...

Oracle Embraces Containers to Speed Cloud Apps

Oracle Embraces Containers to Speed Cloud Apps

Oracle's databases and developer tools can now be pulled as images from a Docker container registry as ...

Container Projects Expand as Ecosystem Matures

Container Projects Expand as Ecosystem Matures

Application container technology continues to mature at an accelerating pace as it expands beyond cloud native deployments ...

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April 21, 2017(0)
OpenStack proponents said their latest user survey shows that the open-source cloud-computing platform has emerged as a mature infrastructure technology with broader enterprise adoption and more deployments in production. The latest OpenStack user study reveals that two-thirds of deployments are handling production workloads while most are adopting infrastructure services such as Nova (computing), Cinder (block storage) and Neutron (networking). ... Full article
April 20, 2017(0)
There’s a paradox in the world of digital transformation: the goal is hyper-acceleration of applications and automation of processes across the enterprise through advanced technologies, yet creating sleek new data and process flows typically condemns the developer to a funereal procession of tasks that meanders from tedium to apathy, with an occasional side trip to monotony, mortal combat with ... Full article
April 19, 2017(0)
Oracle's databases and developer tools can now be pulled as images from a Docker container registry as the partners look to speed development of cloud-native database applications. Oracle becomes the latest enterprise IT vendor to jump on the Docker container bandwagon as it seeks to expand its reach in the public cloud market. Among the container-based application, middleware and ... Full article
April 18, 2017(0)
Application container technology continues to mature at an accelerating pace as it expands beyond cloud native deployments to address emerging platforms such as the Internet of Things while building blocks emerge to scale the existing container ecosystem. What that in mind, container pioneer Docker rolled out a pair of open source projects this week at the nascent industry sector's ... Full article
April 13, 2017(0)
The state of AI today reminds us of the old observation about teenagers and sex: there’s more curiosity than knowledge, more talk than action, more failed attempts than actual achievement. Also, it’s been around a long time, but each generation has to learn it anew. As Forrester Research observes in its new report "Artificial Intelligence Technologies, Q1 2017," AI ... Full article
April 7, 2017(0)
Despite repeated assurances that Internet of Things security issues are being addressed, so-called "in-the-wild" attacks on poorly secured devices reveal that securing the IoT still has a long way to go. The latest threat comes from a new malware strain known as BrickerBot that, according to security experts, intentionally "bricks" IoT devices, meaning the malware renders the computer's motherboard ... Full article
April 5, 2017(0)
Digital Transformation — the use of such technologies as mobility, analytics, social media and Internet of Things (IoT) devices to improve enterprise effectiveness — is revolutionizing how businesses operate and the ways project teams do their work. In order to keep up with and get closer to a new generation of digitally empowered customers, companies need to deliver new ... Full article
March 30, 2017(0)
Responding to what it says is growing demand for deploying SQL databases in the cloud, IBM this week rolled out a transactional database as a service on its SoftLayer cloud infrastructure. The move reflects the steady advance of cloud-native data platforms along with a growing number of analytics and transaction databases provisioned in the cloud. The company (NYSE: IBM) ... Full article
March 25, 2017(0)
Just as AI has become the leitmotif of the advanced scale computing market, infusing much of the conversation about HPC in commercial and industrial spheres, it also is impacting high-level management changes in the industry. This week saw two headliner announcements: Naveen Rao, former CEO of AI company Nervana, acquired by Intel last year, announced he will lead Intel’s ... Full article
March 24, 2017(0)
Mashape, the API marketplace delivering management tools for micro-services and an emerging category dubbed "micro-functions" said this week it has closed an $18 million funding round amid heavy enterprise demand for its "API Gateway" used to integrate and orchestrate API arrays that support micro-services. San Francisco-based Mashape said Thursday (March 23) Andreessen Horowitz led its latest funding round, joined ... Full article
March 24, 2017(0)
We are now about 20 years into the open source software era. You might think that open source simply means publishing the source code for something useful. While this is correct by definition, the most important component of any open source project is its community and how it works together. Open source projects are not isolated islands. In fact, ... Full article
March 23, 2017(0)
As is often the case, network security tools are just now beginning to keep catch up with vulnerable Internet of Things deployments, particularly leading edge industrial IoT infrastructure. With that in mind, some security vendors are taking a platform approach to securing industrial IoT devices and industrial clouds that are among the earlier deployments. The latest comes from security ... Full article
March 16, 2017(0)
Applications container pioneers are donating infrastructure building blocks to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation in hopes of encouraging continued collaboration and interoperability in an increasingly competitive sector. CoreOS and Docker said this week they would each donate foundational runtime software to the cloud foundation that is developing a set of common container technologies to deliver cloud native services. The ... Full article
March 15, 2017(0)
The rise of hybrid IT infrastructure and, with it, expanded use of cloud and micro- services along with containers to deploy distributed applications is taxing IT staffs and driving requirements for greater automation in areas such as compliance, according to a new vendor survey. The poll of more than 1,500 IT managers released this week by DevOps specialist Chef ... Full article
March 15, 2017(0)
"Data Scientist": is there a more formidable job title in the IT industry? Not Data Manager, not Data Analyst, but Data Scientist. They command top salaries. They are in high demand. They know things, do things, discuss (among themselves) things that the rest of us can’t begin to understand or even create the pretense of understanding. When we hear ... Full article
March 2, 2017(0)
Docker rolled out a batch of container services this week aimed squarely at enterprise developers and IT operators looking to leverage containers to push applications into production and scale them across hybrid cloud infrastructure. Along with a new services platform that includes a container runtime and multi-tenant orchestration along with security and management tools, Docker also announced a certification ... Full article
February 28, 2017(0)
One of the offshoots of the open source movement has been the gradual rise of "citizen application developers" operating on enterprise-grade "low-code" platforms. While the approach is seen as one way to meet the growing demand for enterprise applications such as data capture and mobile data access, a survey warns that the development approach brings with it a new ... Full article
February 27, 2017(0)
An IBM-backed energy startup will attempt to advance the smart grid via a new cloud-based analytics platform designed to forecast renewable energy supplies along with the overall health of a statewide and regional power grids. IBM (NYSE: IBM) and electric power transmission specialist Vermont Electric Power Co. (Velco) said last week the energy startup called Utopus Insights Inc. would ... Full article
February 22, 2017(0)
Confusion abounds that DevOps and development automation are synonymous. An online search for implementing DevOps practices leads to lists of tools meant to automate everything from development to QA to deployment. While automation is certainly a key aspect of DevOps, the two are not identical in practice. Businesses that misunderstand that concept are often faced with less optimized workflows, ... Full article
February 21, 2017(0)
Platform developers profess a desire to help harried developers connect applications to data across hybrid cloud infrastructure. Increasingly, they say, API-based architectures and software containers are among the viable options for getting distributed applications into production. With that in mind, Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) announced a series of container integration services this week on its OpenShift platform aimed at ... Full article

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