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In my previous post (http://thinkfirstcodelater.com/blog/?p=3463) I showed you how to use the Windows Azure cross platform command line tools to list your SQL database servers. In this post I’ll show you how to use the tools to get the details for a specific SQL database server. Once a...
22nd November 2013 - CWCS Managed Hosting (www.cwcs.co.uk) has announced that it is offering unlimited data transfer (often referred to as bandwidth) with all its cloud server packages. This not only brings down the cost of CWCS cloud servers, but also means customers will no longer p...
SaaS is the cutting-edge technology in the current product landscape. With an increase in the adoption of SaaS products by enterprises, more and more ISVs are trying the SaaS delivery channel. But, delivering a SaaS product cannot be considered as just a rebranding exercise of existing...
It's no coincidence that while the usage of the R language is skyrocketing (as shown in the recent Rexer Analytics and KDNuggets polls), the growth in data scientist jobs is also skyrocketing. R is the lingua franca of data science, and as the pervasive statistical software in the acad...
by Joseph Rickert Drew Linzer, the Bayesian statistician who attracted considerable attention last year with his spot-on, R-based forecast of the 2012 presidential election, recently gave a tutorial on Bayesian statistics to the Bay Area useR Group (BARUG). Drew covered quite a bit of ...
In my previous post (http://thinkfirstcodelater.com/blog/?p=3455) I showed you how to use the Windows Azure cross platform command line tools to create a SQL database server. In this post I’ll show you how to use the tools to list your SQL database servers. Once again, just a reminder ...
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In my most recent set of posts in this series I showed you how to use the Windows Azure cross platform command line tools to manage a Windows Azure Mobile Service. I’m now going to change focus and look at how you can use the cross platform command line tools to manage a SQL database. ...
Are there any dangers of using “free” Linux? Linux is used by many and a simple search turns up many different versions, most of which are free with a few paid exceptions.  The advantage of Linux is that the core or kernel is free for distribution.  This enables various compa...
Google extended its proactive Patch Reward Program to include even more open-source software (OSS). Among them is the Android Open Source Project, which the company previously did not reveal was going to be added. Last month, Google started providing financial incentives (between $500 ...
In my last post ( http://thinkfirstcodelater.com/blog/?p=3438) I showed you how to use the Windows Azure Cross Platform command line tools to restart a Windows Azure Mobile Service. In this post I’ll show you how to use the tools to delete a mobile service. Once again, just a reminder ...
Kansas City, KS, November 19, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Advanced Clustering Technologies, Inc., announces the release of eQUEUE, an intuitive web-based front-end job submission tool. It was developed as a way to increase cluster utilization by making it easier to run jobs on a cluster. This a...
In my previous two posts I showed you how to use the Windows Azure cross platform command line tools to: Show the scalability settings of a Windows Azure Mobile Service (http://thinkfirstcodelater.com/blog/?p=3407 Change the scalability settings of a Windows Azure Mobile Service (http:...
If your purpose in life is to entertain the gods, you might as well put on a good show. --UnknownAmazon's Re:Invent show last week turned out to be
By Bob Gourley  All of us are awash in data and real analysts love that!  Data is good! And more data is better! Your enterprise will need to continue to support more data. But you knew that didn’t you? Too frequently our organizations can’t make sense of the data they...
By Bob GourleyCloudera’s Doug Cutting delivered a presentation at Hadoop World that outlined key forces driving the data world forward which shed some important insights on where enterprise technology is going. This presentation is summarized and embedded below: Doug starts with ...
This week the SDN buzz was about the new executive director for the OpenDaylight Project (ODP). The Linux Foundation announced Tuesday that former VMware executive Nicolas "Neela" Jacques is now the first ODP Executive Director. Jacques hopes to serve as a facilitator of t...
Hadoop on zLinux
In my previous post (http://thinkfirstcodelater.com/blog/?p=3407) I showed you how to use the Windows Azure Cross Platform command line tools to view the scalability settings of a Windows Azure Mobile Service. In this post I’ll show you how to use the command line tools to change the s...
If you have been following my posts lately, you might have noticed I have been dissecting the inner workings of the Hashtag Profile page (HashTagProfile.aspx).  I started with using search to query hashtag data and then yesterday I posted on how to query for trending tags.  T...
In my previous seven posts in this series I showed you how to use the Windows Azure cross platform command line tools to work with scheduled jobs associated with a Windows Azure Mobile Service. In this post I’ll show you how to use the tools to scale your Windows Azure Mobile Ser...
Klagenfurt, Austria, November 13, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Video is forecasted to grow with a 75% CAGR to become over 66% of worldwide mobile IP traffic by 2017 - already today it is responsible for over 70% of fixed internet traffic(1). The explosion of media traffic and huge variety in dif...
By Bob GourleyRevolution Analytics is one of the most famous providers of support to the analytical world. They provide services and support around the open source tool R, which has become the defacto standard for most analytical chores. If you know someone taking stats in school, they...
So, last week, as some of you might know, Solar VPS attended Cloud Expo 2013 in Silicon Valley. While we didn’t exhibit at the Cloud conference, our COO and President, Ross Brouse, gave a few speeches and we got pretty interactive on the social media networks all those crazy kids...
DataDynamics StorageX 7.0 file and data management migration software By Greg Schulz DataDynamics StorageX 7.0 file and data management migration software Some of you may recall back in 2006 (here and here) when Brocade bought a file management storage startup called NuVie...
In my previous post (http://thinkfirstcodelater.com/blog/?p=3387) I showed you how to use the Windows Azure Cross Platform command line tools to update a scheduled job associated with a Windows Azure Mobile Services. In this post I’ll show you how to use the tools to delete a sch...
By Bob GourleyBelow and at this link is a video of Mike Olson at the opening of the 2013 Strata Conference and Hadoop World. The context in this discussion is important for technologists, strategists, analysts and executives alike, it provides insights in easy to understand ways and su...
By AdamElkusArmy officers and writers Crispin Burke, Niel Smith, and James King have a fascinating piece on the DCGS-A (Distributed Common Ground System-Army) contretemps. It rightly goes beyond blame and finger-pointing. Let me lay my own bias out front — Palantir is a fantastic...
In case you missed them, here are some articles from October of particular interest to R users: Joe Rickert recounts the R presence at the Strata + Hadoop World conference, including slides from the R and Hadoop tutorial. Hadley Wickham's favorite tools, gadgets and software (including...
In my previous two posts I showed you how to use the Windows Azure cross platform command line tools to: Download a script associated with a Windows Azure Mobile Service schedule job (http://thinkfirstcodelater.com/blog/?p=3367 Upload a script associated with a Windows Azure Mobile Ser...
By Bob GourleySign up for a fast-paced overview of the next big thing in Big Data, the Enterprise Data Hub. This webinar will be presented on Tuesday 12 Nov 2013. Here are more details: About this Webinar If you missed Strata + Hadoop World, you missed quite a bit. This year’s ev...
The Hadoop team has cleaned up many of the limitations and inconsistencies in the original Hadoop code.
In my previous post (http://thinkfirstcodelater.com/blog/?p=3367) I showed you how to use the Windows Azure cross platform command line tools to download a script associated with a Windows Azure Mobile Service’s schedule job. In this post I’ll show you how to modify the scr...
Sharing a common development environment with everyone on your team is important. It is really hard though to keep the same dependencies, database versions and other systems in sync between different machines. Vagrant is a great tool that helps with … Continue reading →
In my previous post (http://thinkfirstcodelater.com/blog/?p=3359) I showed you how to use the Windows Azure cross platform command line tools to list the scripts associated with a Windows Azure Mobile Service. In this post I’ll show you how to use that information to download a s...
In my previous two posts I showed you how to use the Windows Azure cross platform command line tools to: Create a scheduled job for a Windows Azure Mobile Service (http://thinkfirstcodelater.com/blog/?p=3342) List the scheduled jobs associated with a Windows Azure Mobile Service (http:...
Aruba, F5, Microsoft, Riverbed, Palo Alto Networks, SAP, Splunk, and VMware Support Arista's Open PlatformsNovember 5,2013 - Arista Networks, Inc. today introduced its newest member to its software defined cloud network: the Arista 7000 X Series with the Arista 7300 and Arista 7250 de...
We're back from NYC after a very busy Strata + Hadoop World 2013 conference. Many thanks to all the friendly folks who dropped by the Revolution Analytics booth, attended Joe and Antonio's R and Hadoop tutorial, or simply came up to say hello during the event. It was a jam-packed confe...
In my previous post (http://thinkfirstcodelater.com/blog/?p=3342) I showed you how to use the Windows Azure cross platform command line tools to create a scheduled job for a Windows Azure Mobile Service. In this post I’ll show you how to list the scheduled jobs associated with a ...
Latest Version of Enterprise Integration Platform Fully Embraces Hadoop as a Computing PlatformTalend, a global open source software leader, today announced the availability of version 5.4 of its next-generation integration platform, natively optimised to run inside Hadoop by leveragin...