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Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here Scott Jenson leads a project called The Physical Web within the Chrome team at Google. Project members are working to take the scalability and openness of the web and use it to talk to the exponentially exploding range of smart devices. Nearly every company today working on the IoT comes up with the same basic solution: use my server and you'll be fine. But if we really believe there will be trillions of these devices, that just can't scale. We need a system that is open a scalable and by using the URL as a basic building block, we open this up and get the same resilience that the web enjoys. With millions of smart devices coming in the near future, are we really going to have millions of apps? People are already "app-fatigued." There will always be room for hero-apps like snapchat but do I really want an app for my smart suitcase? Tha... (more)

DevOps Inspires a New Era of SQA By @AnneHungate | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

DevOps Inspires a New Era of Software Quality Assurance Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here High-performing enterprise Software Quality Assurance (SQA) teams validate systems that are ready for use - getting most actively involved as components integrate and form complete systems. These teams catch and report on defects, making sure the customer gets the best software possible. SQA teams have leveraged automation and virtualization to execute more thorough testing in less time - bringing Dev and Ops together, ensuring production readiness. Does the emergence of DevOps mean the end of E... (more)

‘Cloud Consumption’ with @Solgenia_Corp | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

"Cloud consumption is something we envision at Solgenia. That is trying to let the cloud spread to the user as a consumption, as utility computing. We want to allow the people to just pay for what they use, not a subscription model," explained Ermanno Bonifazi, CEO & Founder of Solgenia, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 15th Cloud Expo, held Nov 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Working with Big Data is challenging, especially when decision makers depend on market insights and intelligence from your data but don't have quick access to it or find... (more)

Internet of Things - ‘The DNS of Things’ By @PSilvas | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Five Key Issues for the DNS of Things With Levi’s Stadium as a backdrop, I share a bit about the Internet of Things and the strain it will place on the Domain Name System (DNS) along with a preview of my DNS of Things session at CloudExpo / @ThingsExpo at the Santa Clara Convention Center. Reporting from Silicon Valley.  Check out F5’s DNS solutions at https://f5.com/solutions/architectures/intelligent-dns-scale Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here The Domain Name Service (DNS) is one of the most important components in networking infrastructure, enabling users and services to access ap... (more)

Cloud Innovation with Thorsten Leiduck By @SAPinMemory | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here SAP is delivering break-through innovation combined with fantastic user experience powered by the market-leading in-memory technology, SAP HANA. In his General Session at 15th Cloud Expo, Thorsten Leiduck, VP ISVs & Digital Commerce, SAP, discussed how SAP and partners provide cloud and hybrid cloud solutions as well as real-time Big Data offerings that help companies of all sizes and industries run better. SAP launched an application challenge to award the most innovative SAP HANA and SAP HANA Cloud platforms applications. Out of many contenders, the... (more)