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MongoDB Atlas: Shrugging Off Cloud Complexity No Myth

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http://www.forbes.com/sites/adrianbridgwater/2016/06/29/mongodb-atlas-shrugging-off-cloud-complexity-no-myth/#64cd3bdd15d9
Automation intelligence is becoming increasingly important in enterprise software in line with the fact that applications and networks are also becoming more, not less, complex. MongoDB is aiming to reflect some of this complexity challenge and hit the cloud-data sweet spot between do-it-yourself and hands off when it comes to managed database infrastructure -- this is why the new MongoDB Atlas cloud database has come about.
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IBM has now been serving and supplying the tennis championships at the All England Club Wimbledon with technology for over 25-years. From the early days of simple score tracking and time keeping onward to working with the Hawkeye ball tracking system -- the technology firm progressed to building the custom ‘app’ for the tournament and then enriching information for fans with big data analytics to track every tiny aspect of game play. This year th...
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Endless OS is free operating system has been designed explicitly to work in the ‘expensive and restrictive’ Internet data conditions that exist in emerging markets. The Linux-based software is built to provide useful information and educational content, with or without an Internet connection.
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What 'Best Practice' Really Means, In Software via @forbes

http://www.forbes.com/sites/adrianbridgwater/2016/06/21/what-best-practice-really-means-in-software/#38fee3c370d2
Software is becoming more complex. The IT industry’s answer to this is through defined best practices. But it’s such a flaky overused term, so what are the actual activities, procedures and ‘actual things’ that explain what best practice means inside the software industry?
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Malware spawns botnet in 25,000 connected CCTV cameras - SC Magazine UK http://www.scmagazineuk.com/malware-spawns-botnet-in-25000-connected-cctv-cameras/article/505932/ via @scmagazineuk
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IBM has now been serving and supplying the tennis championships at the All England Club Wimbledon with technology for over 25-years. From the early days of simple score tracking and time keeping onward to working with the Hawkeye ball tracking system -- the technology firm progressed to building the custom ‘app’ for the tournament and then enriching information for fans with big data analytics to track every tiny aspect of game play. This year th...
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Magical analysts bemoan mobile development sluggishness

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Pentaho Docker utilities: massage & pedicure for software footprints http://bit.ly/28IimDg via @computerweekly
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I'm not a cross-platform software application development specialist, but I play one on TV
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Adrian Bridgwater is a freelance journalist specialising in cross platform software application development as well as all related aspects of software engineering and project management.

Adrian is a regular writer and blogger with Computer Weekly, Dr Dobbs Journal and others covering the application development landscape to detail the movers, shakers and start-ups that make the industry the vibrant place that it is. Previously, Adrian was Editor of software engineering title International Developer for three years.

His journalistic creed is to bring forward-thinking, impartial, technology editorial to a professional (and hobbyist) software audience around the world. His mission is to objectively inform, educate and challenge - and through this champion better coding capabilities and ultimately better software engineering.

Adrian has worked as a freelance technology journalist for nearly two decades. His work has been published in various international publications including the Wall Street Journal, CNET.com, The Register, ComputerWeekly.com, BBC World Service magazines, eWeek Europe, Imagine's Web Designer magazine, Linux User and Developer, Silicon.com, the British Computer Society, Microscope, Heise’s “The H” online, the UAE’s Khaleej Times & Maktoob Business & ITP.net and SYS-CON’s Web Developer Journal and PowerBuilder Developer Journal. He has worked as technology editor for international travel & retail magazines and also produced annual technology industry reviews for UK-based publishers ISC.

In previous commercially focused roles, Adrian directed publicity work for clients including IBM, Microsoft, Compaq, Intel, Motorola, Computer Associates, Ascom, Infonet and RIM. Adrian has also conducted media training and consultancy programmes for companies including Sony-Ericsson, Symbian, IBM, RIM and Kingston Technology.

He is also a published travel and food writer for the BBC and has lived and worked abroad for 10 years in Tanzania, Australia, the United Arab Emirates, Italy and the United States.

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