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The Federal Communications Commission announced that it will vote on December 14 to enact the exceptionally misleadingly titled “Restoring Internet Freedom” order. If passed, it will do the opposite of restoring anything resembling freedom — it will repeal the current net neutrality ru...
It’s no secret that the e-commerce business is exploding by the day. The number of... The post How E-Commerce Websites Are Improving Their Workflow Implementation appeared first on KiSSFLOW.
In a few decades when the history of computing will be written, a major section will be devoted to cloud computing. The headline of the first section would read something like this – How did a dot-com era book-selling company became … Continue reading →
Blockchain offers impeccable security with its cryptography-based decentralized system as well as the plethora of possible uses retailers could exploit in the near future. In a world of increasing cyberattacks, internet fraud and online hacking, blockchain comes as a breath of fresh ...
Amit Bali, Release and Configuration Management Lead at eBay, discusses the challenges that drew his team to Plutora, the implementation process, and the advantages of making the change. Amit Bali is a Release and Configuration Management Lead at eBay. He is responsible for coordinatin...
It’s that time of the year when Las Vegas gets painted red by thousands of cloud enthusiasts and professionals gathered to attend AWS re:Invent, the mega event hosted by Amazon. With each passing year, AWS re:Invent only becomes bigger and better. The last week of November will witness...
Unlike other environments where IT represents a business expense, managed service providers (MSPs) are in a unique position to make money by delivering managed IT services. This gives them a unique set of IT challenges and opportunities – including the chance to create additional reven...
In a world where the internet rules all, where 94% of business buyers conduct online research, and where e-commerce sales are poised to fall between $427 billion and $443 billion by the end of this...
It’s almost the biggest shopping season of the year, and you better believe your online performance has got to be stellar. This year, Salesforce.com Inc. predicts that U.S. e-commerce sales on Black...
Digitization has transformed the way customers buy and use products. There has been a tectonic shift in customer expectations regarding product availability (measured by service level management) and product performance (measured by experience level management). According to a 2017 Sta...
The battle between e-commerce and retail companies is converging as more retailers like Walmart look to augment their brick and mortar presence with an online presence, and more e-commerce companies like Amazon establish an offline presence. To support this two-way expansion, retailers...
This morning Jeff Bezos beat his nemesis from the same town Bill Gates as the richest man on the planet with his worth exceeding $90B. This was due to a huge surge in Amazon’s stock price (over $128 rise) to … Continue reading →
The best way to find those needles is to remove the haystack, weeding out legitimate customers and transactions in order to focus on those with the greatest likelihood of criminal intent. That requires a comprehensive fraud prevention strategy, supported by a robust machine learning mo...
The application and the business have converged. In fact, the performance of your business is now inseparable from the performance of your apps. Customers who are connected to the code you write or the applications and infrastructure you manage demand a flawless experience, and they ar...
In the real world, a lot of mission-critical business logic lives in background services. Buying something from an e-commerce website, ... Read More The post How to Monitor Java Services – Performance, Errors, and more appeared first on Stackify.
During the last week of August, Microsoft launched a preview of Azure Event Grid, a service that has the potential to become the messaging foundation of the Microsoft cloud infrastructure. Azure Event Grid helps Microsoft and its customers in multiple forms. Firstly, Azure didn’t have ...
Before an effective fraud prevention strategy can be implemented, common schemes and attack vectors must be understood. Here are the top 5 techniques used by scammers who target the airline industry: 1. Transactional fraud Stolen credit cards are frequently used to purchase flights. In...
Evolving digital maturity and competitiveness through Business Architecture. The post Business Architecture-driven Digital Transformation Maturity appeared first on CBPN.
The post Plutora Reports Strong Growth in Demand for Application Delivery Management Products as Enterprises Invest to Fix Software Delivery Bottlenecks appeared first on Plutora.
Blockchain technology is taking over the world. It is an ingenious invention by a person or a group of people known by the pseudonym, Satoshi Nakamoto. Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past 8 years, you have heard of Bitcoin. The underlying technology behind Bitcoin is ca...
Along with this exciting news, we’ve released a State of Digital Operations in Australia Report to showcase survey results from +200 IT personnel in development and operations, as well as over 300 consumers in Australia that highlight the need for digital operations management.  Expand...
A recent BusinessWeek article titled “America’s Retailers Are Closing Stores Faster Than Ever” summarizes the epidemic that retailers are facing today (see Figure 1). Retailers are closing stores at a record path and the driving force behind the acceleration in store closings is Amazo...
Handling requests from Web Server (IIS) to Application Server (ASP.NET) can lead to performance and scalability issues. Often caused by misconfiguration — not scaling IIS and ASP.NET modules or custom code built without fully understanding what IIS & ASP.NET are executing beh...
Technology is quickly transforming the retail environment as we know it. Retailers are increasingly beginning to adopt new tools such as Augmented (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR), to craft engaging experiences that add a whole new dimension to traditional retailer-consumer interactions. ...
This post is the third and final installment in our OpenStack monitoring series. Part 1 explores the state of OpenStack and some of its key terms, Part 2 is about the OpenStack monitoring space and how open source tools like the Elastic Stack (ELK Stack) compare to Dynatrace. In this l...
This is a guest post from Tom Spitzer, Vice President, Engineering of EC Wise, Inc. To expand on the MongoDB LDAP documentation, the objective of this post is to elaborate on configuring LDAP authentication for MongoDB. We will use the Mini-Clinic application presented at MongoDB World...
Solr vs. Elasticsearch. Elasticsearch vs. Solr.  Which one is better? How are they different? Which one should you use? Before we start, check out two useful Cheat Sheets to guide you through both Solr and Elasticsearch and help boost your productivity and […]
MongoDB received an overwhelming number of nominations for the fourth annual MongoDB Innovation Awards, recognizing companies who are using MongoDB to dream big and deliver incredibly bold, innovative solutions for their business and industry. We are thrilled to announce our 13 winners...
The size of competitors and the longevity of their brands, are less predictive of future success than the quality and speed of their information logistics systems, and their ability to use it as a competitive advantage.More data is being generated today than ever before, and successful...
I was invited to speak at a conference called Solix Empower 2017 held in Bangalore, India on April 28th, 2017. It was an interesting experience. The conference focused on Big Data, Analytics, and Cloud. Over 800 people attended the one-day … Continue reading →
As Digital Performance Management (DPM) emerges as an established product category, people often ask how DPM relates to the older Application Performance Management (APM) market. The […]
I normally hate tortured metaphors, especially in IT; but this one has been stuck in my head even before the dreadful UA passenger incident, so here we go… Unfortunately, it took the horrid and avoidable treatment of a fellow human being for United to finally figure out something they ...
I happened to be in India last November when prime minister Modi announced the demonetization program, where 86% of the currency in the form of two paper bills (Rs. 500 and 1000 denomination) were made defunct. People were given time to deposit their existing currencies in the bank. Th...
In today’s connected world, every company is a software company. Market tailwinds for digital transformation are only increasing. In the last few years alone, the number of digital touch points your customer has with your business has gone up significantly. In this era of heighte...
We’re happy to introduce a new blog series interviewing MongoDB Certified Professionals. To kick off this series, we talked with May Mascenik, an IT Engineer and Project Manager based in Los Angeles at ITP. Headquartered in Japan and focused on information design, ITP utilizes new devi...
In my last blog post, I shared my predictions for the Internet of Things in 2017. Prior to that, I talked about why I believe IoT is real, and how there is an opportunity for many businesses to improve operations, enable automation and drive new revenue. In this in a short video, I ans...
Over 450,000 software developers and operations professionals have registered for free online courses at MongoDB University. March is a great month to jump in and get started with or continue advancing your knowledge of MongoDB. There are a number of courses running between March 21 a...
Is Azure the dominant cloud-based development infrastructure of the future? There’s some good evidence to support that claim. At last year’s Dell World conference in Austin, TX, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced on stage that there are only two horses in the contest for...
Bob Gourley There are seven key megatrends driving the future of enterprise IT. You can remember them all with the helpful mnemonic acronym CAMBRIC, which stands for Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Mobility, Big Data, Robotics, Internet of Things, CyberSecurity. In this post ...
Etsy, a global e-commerce site focused on handmade and vintage items, uses data science to improve buyers and sellers’ discovery and shopping experiences. We'll learn how mining big data at speed and volume helps Etsy define and distribute top trends, and allows those with specific in...