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What’s the Point of Big Data Without the Insight? By Yann Guernion The Big Bang Theory is the pre-eminent explanation for the origins of the universe. It proposes, from an explosion of atoms, the universe rapidly expanded and in doing so created everything we know. But it did so in an erratic, haphazard and unstructured way. For every life form, an infinite amount of inhospitable desolate galaxies, planets and black holes were also created. Big Data is often associated with the birth of what is known as the Third Generation of IT and many are now at a crossroads: Do they continue down the current path, hoping to stumble upon a planet Earth as they navigate a sprawling universe of information and data that continually expands in a totally unstructured fashion? Or do they apply longer term strategy, investing now to refine their technology and capitalize on the explos... (more)

What Is Containerization and Will It Spell the End for Virtualization? | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #Containers

What Is Containerization and Will It Spell the End for Virtualization? By Ron Gidron Containerization is popularly viewed as the ‘virtualization of virtualization' or ‘next generation virtualization.' However, containers have existed long before virtualization or the advent of modern container technology like Docker and Linux Containers. Similar tech was built into mainframe systems that pervaded the IT landscape for the preceding decades. However, the implication, as the name suggests, is that modern software containerization will have the same seismic impact on the IT industry as... (more)

Art of Rollback | @DevOpsSummit #API #APM #DevOps #ContinuousTesting

Art of Rollback III: Rollback Strategies Through the Ages By Pierre-Boris Bonafous Let's recap what we learned from the previous chapters in the series: episode 1 and episode 2. We learned that a good rollback mechanism cannot be designed without having an intimate knowledge of the application architecture, the nature of your components and their dependencies. Now that we know what we have to restore and in which order, the question is how? There are always different possible strategies available to restore your services. The only criteria for deciding which one to choose is speed... (more)

Forza Milano! We Head to Italy to Taste Automic Live Milan

Forza Milano! We Head to Italy to Taste Automic Live Milan ... (more)

Managing IT Pressures in the National Health Service as Part of a Public Sector Transformation

Managing IT Pressures in the National Health Service as Part of a Public Sector Transformation ... (more)