Given that state and local agencies are critical to the federal data pipeline, the State Chief Data Officers Network suggests closer collaboration with federal agencies. …read more
Source:: GCN Cloud News
Most companies still have a divide between business users and developers. Is that why so few cloud ERP shows have hackathons? Acumatica platform evangelist Mark Franks shares how to energize developers and bring business users into the mix – from hackathons to online engagement.
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Even before the 1.0 release, a number of companies already adopted Istio in production, including the likes of eBay and Auto Trader UK. Lin argues that this is a sign that Istio solves a problem that a lot of businesses are facing today as they adopt microservices. “A number of more sophisticated customers tried to build their own service management layer and while we hadn’t yet declared 1.0, we hard a number of customers — including a surprising number of large enterprise customer– say, ‘you know, even though you’re not 1.0, I’m very comfortable putting this in production because what I’m comparing it to is much more raw.’”
IBM Fellow and VP of Cloud Jason McGee agrees with this and notes that “our mission since Istio‘s launch has been to enable everyone to succeed with microservices, especially in the enterprise. This is why we’ve focused the community around improving security and scale, and heavily leaned our contributions on what we’ve learned from building agile cloud architectures for companies of all sizes.”
A lot of the large cloud players now support Istio directly, too. IBM supports it on top of its Kubernetes Service, for example, and Google even announced a
If you’re not into service meshes, that’s understandable. Few people are. But Istio is probably one of the most important new open source projects out there right now. It sits at the intersection of a number of industry trends like containers, microservices and serverless computing and makes it easier for enterprises to embrace them. Istio now has over 200 contributors and the code has seen over 4,000 check-ins since the …read more
Source:: Techcrunch IT News
The issue of the world’s ageing population has been on the lips of both economists and sociologists for years. A combination of a declining birth rate and an increased life expectancy is driving the median global age higher and higher.
The number of people over 65 in the world could be as much as 2.5bn by 2100. The UN describes the ageing population as enduring, pervasive and unprecedented. We may never return to the young populations our ancestors knew and we need to respond to that reality pretty quickly.
The ageing population will skew our society’s …read more
Source:: Silicon Republic News
Today (31 July), the Supreme Court in Ireland announced it would hear an unprecedented appeal by Facebook over a previous decision made by a High Court judge to refer some issues around EU-US data transfer channels to the European Court of Justice (CJEU).
The five-judge panel said it would allow the appeal to be heard as a matter of urgency before the end of 2018, according to The Irish Times.
Last May, High Court Justice Caroline Costello directed an immediate referral of 11 different issues to the CJEU concerning the validity of EU Commission decisions approving data transfer …read more
Source:: Silicon Republic News