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Benjamin Ball08/20/14
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Java 9 Features Announced — What Do You Think?

JDK 9 features have been announced, and we want to know what you think about them! Are these features something you've been waiting for, or are you a bit underwhelmed? Do some of these proposals seem to go against improvements that you want? Post a comment and tell us!

Benjamin Ball08/12/14
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An Early Mover's Guide to the Internet of Things

In the very near future, as more and more things connect to the internet, internet connectivity from IoT devices will dwarf the amount of traditional web browsing. The core standards and assumptions that will drive this next revolution in computing technology are still being established.

Benjamin Ball07/03/14
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OpenStack Turns 4 - The Top 4 OpenStack Articles in its Lifetime!

It was recently mentioned this week on OpenStack's blog that OpenStack, the free and much-loved open source cloud computing platform, will turn 4 years old on July 19th, and they're declaring it a cause for celebration.

Benjamin Ball06/27/14
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Salesforce Wants to Bring Enterprise to Wearables

Now Salesforce has launched Salesforce Wear, a developer pack which would allow developers to build apps on their existing Salesforce1 platform. They've already been met with a warm embrace from wearable companies like Fitbit, Pebble, Philips, Samsung and others.

Benjamin Ball06/26/14
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Google I/O 2014: Android Meets the Internet of Things with Android Wear, Android Auto, and Google Fit

There was lots of exciting material to be covered during the Google I/O 2014 keynote from San Francisco. But for me, the news I was waiting for centered about Google finally showing off a bit more about Android Wear, and potentially releasing an opponent for Apple's Homekit in the home automation realm.

Benjamin Ball06/23/14
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DZone Research Continuous Delivery News Update (June 23)

This month's Continuous Delivery industry update includes: Electric Cloud launches two new automation and build tools, IBM launched a simplified environment manager, Codeship gets a redesign, CFEngine Enterprise 3.6.0 is out, Chef issue tracking is updated, the CloudBees and Serena partnership, and more.

Benjamin Ball06/17/14
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How Does the Honeywell Lyric Compare to Google Nest?

Google is finally starting to see some heavy hitters coming up to bat against their Nest products, and the first popular contender is a company that was never really not on the scene. In fact, Honeywell was in the connected thermostat and home automation game long before Google started eying Nest.

Benjamin Ball06/16/14
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DZone Research Cloud News Update (June 16)

This research update includes Docker support for Stackato and Google Cloud, lower prices for Clever Cloud, improved performance for cloudControl from hardware improvements, Chef 10 and data bags for Engine Yard, open source HTTP API toolchain from Heroku, Jelastic V2.2 with Ruby support, and more.

Mitch Pronschinske06/10/14
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Is Docker Ready for the Enterpise?

Docker 1.0 has been pushed to users today to coincide with the start of the inaugural DockerCon conference. Now the community is ready to find out if the symbolic 1.0 release lives up to the enterprise-ready label.

Ian Skerrett06/10/14
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Internet of Things Link Roundup (June 10)

This article is a roundup of interesting Internet of Things related resource from the following week. This roundup's topics include the recent Apple announcement about home automation, a Microsoft architect's critique of MQTT, lightweight M2M, and the impact of IoT in other industries.

Claus Ibsen06/05/14
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Apache Camel, Groovy and hawtio at gr8conf

In my talk I also demonstrated hawtio which is a great web console, and a project that is fun to work on. So to prepare for gr8conf I developed a plugin example for hatwtio that is a Groovy Shell, so you can execute groovy scripts from the web console.

Steven Willmott06/04/14
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Copyright and APIs, Reflecting on Oracle vs Google

The Court Judgement in favor of Oracle in the Oracle v’s Google Java Lawsuit has caused a lot of debate online (CNET, Wired, Vox, GigaOm). Part of the coverage focused on the potential implications for Google. However, the deeper point is that there are collateral effects way beyond a single company.

Ian Skerrett05/14/14
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Can Open IoT Solve the Main IoT Challenges

Chris Murphy has published a fascinating article about some of the challenges organizations face when trying to implement IoT solutions. I thought it might be interesting to look at each of the challenges presented in the article to see how the Open IoT community might help solve the problems.

Benjamin Ball05/12/14
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DZone Research Cloud News Update (May 12)

Things continue to evolve in the Cloud industry every day. HP revealed their $1bn Helion open source cloud, ActiveState grows as a supporter of the Cloud Foundry project, Parse announced offline capabilities and simplified pricing, cloudControl releases new buildpacks, Kinvey launched a dedicated BaaS, and more.

Craig Matsumoto03/18/14
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Cisco Slims Its SDN Story Down to ONE Controller

Cisco plans to apply software-defined networking (SDN) and policy management across three major areas — the WAN, the data center, and the access network — in an ambitious plan that, in a sense, turns the entire network into one product.