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Cloud Connect is a global Cloud Computing event that has come to Bangalore, India this year.   The event is organized by UBM, a reputed media organization that publishes Information week magazine.   Other popular events organized by UBM includes Interop.   Bringing Cloud Connect to India, shows the importance of India as a Cloud market. Event happened this week 5/24 to 5/25 at Nimhans Convention Centre. IBM is a platinum sponsor and the event started with key note by Vamsi from IBM.    IBM's Vamsicharan Mudiam will keynote@cloudconnect_in on May 24 in Bengaluru, #India. View his profile: bit.ly/KnahAi #CloudConnect IBMCloud 4 days ago ReplyRetweet IBM's session had several quotes form their recent C-Study report.   Some of the interesting findings include the changing CEO priorities.   IBM says cloud adoption is increased from 13% to 26% this year. Ibm c-study: Techno... (more)

IBM Tuesday – Packt Publishes Four New IBM Books

On Tuesday 22nd January 2011 Packt Publishing released four brand new IBM books on a range of different subject matters: ·                     IBM Lotus Quickr 8.5 for Domino Administration ·                     Getting Started with IBM FileNet P8 Content Manager ·                     IBM WebSphere Application Server v7.0 Security ·                     IBM Rational Team Concert 2 Essentials Read more » ... (more)

Big Data Trends in 2012

Big Data has caught the fancy of each and everyone. Consumer and enterprise world is looking to adopt the Big Data. Analysts are talking about it, proclaiming it to the next big thing! Below is my take on how the Big Data market space will evolve in 2012 and years to come. Data Analytics Service – We will start seeing SaaS vendors that will start offering data analytics as a service (e.g., 1010data). These vendors will be able to pull in your unstructured data and provide you standardized reports and data services. This is very similar to the Web analytics (like Omniture) but ac... (more)

Patterns for Building High Performance Applications

Performance is one word that is used to describe multiple scenarios when talking about application performance. When someone says I need a High Performance Application, it might mean any/all of the following: Low web latency application ( meaning low page loading times) Application that can serve ever increasing number of users (scalability) Application that does not go down (either highly available or continuously available) For each of the above, as an architect you need to dig deeper to find out what the user is asking for. With the advent of cloud, every CIO is looking to buil... (more)

Application Performance and Antipatterns

Any application you pick up, there are some issues – big or small. There will be copy-paste code, mistakes, algorithms which could have better thought through. But what distinguishes an antipattern from these normal errors is that like patterns these antipatterns are recurring throughout the code base. In my recent experience in dealing with performance issues, I had observed certain recurrent themes that are undermining the overall application performance. Most of these antipatterns are well documented but it seems we do not learn from others mistakes. We need to make our own mis... (more)