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CloudExpo | DXWorldEXPO have announced the conference tracks for Cloud Expo 2018, introducing DXWorldEXPO. DXWordEXPO, colocated with Cloud Expo will be held June 5-7, 2018, at the Javits Center in New York City, and November 6-8, 2018, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA. Digital Transformation (DX) is a major focus with the introduction of DXWorld Expo within the program. Successful transformation requires a laser focus on being data-driven and on using all the tools available that enable transformation if they plan to survive over the long term. A total of 88% of Fortune 500 companies from a generation ago are now out of business. Only 12% still survive. Similar percentages are found throughout enterprises of all sizes. Cloud Expo | DXWorldEXPO 2018 New York  (June 5-7, 2018, Javits Center, Manhattan) Cloud Expo | DXWorldEXPO 2018 Silicon Valley... (more)

Patterns? In Cloud Computing?

"You are interested in cloud computing, but where do you start?" This question was posed by Microsoft Architect Evangelist Bill Zack, who will present a session on the topic of Patterns in Cloud Computing at Cloud Expo. Register Today and Save $550 ! Explore Sponsorship Opportunities ! People often see sheep or little doggies or Freudian/Rohrsachian images in physical clouds, but fortunately, the patterns in Cloud Computing are less fanciful and more discrete. That said, there remains a lot of confusion about basic definitions within the nascent Cloud Computing industry, no doubt ... (more)

i-Technology Viewpoint: SUNset?

Related Links: Sun and Microsoft's Interoperability Efforts Delayed Once More IBM Exec Slams Sun's JavaOne/SunNetwork Merger Plans Sun Microsystems famously grew from start-up mode to $1 billion in annual sales without spending one cent on advertising its products. It established early on a reputation for good performance, good pricing, and the latest in a software environment that appealed to technically oriented users who were writing software, designing bridges, and taking over Wall Street with what was then a new category of "technical workstations."more)

My Predictions For 2006

It is time for all of punditry to clear its collective throat and pronounce precisely what will happen in the upcoming year. As I child I, somewhere back in the 20th century, learned to make fun of astrologist Jean Dixon's puerile prognostications, even as they dominated the newspaper headlines for a day or so at the end of every year. Yet in our too-modern age, pontifical prognostication is a ubiquitous aspect of the torrent of bits that come flying into our PCs, digital TV signals, and digitally designed newspapers and magazines. It seems as if one is not being serious enough i... (more)

JavaOne 2006: "Not a Question of Whether, But of How"

It seemed like old days at Sun, with Ed Zander (pictured) and John Gage on-stage. James Gosling was in the audience. The keynote room was full, and a raucous warm-up band was getting people in the mood to be belligerent about Java. It was the keynote session for JavaOne 2006 in San Francisco. But the absence of Scott McNealy during these proceedings for the first time in the 11-year history of the show changed the overall tenor of the proceedings from one belligerence to one of, well...ambivalence. In particular, Sun retained a certain ambivalence toward the burning open source J... (more)