The IoT Bootcamp is coming to Cloud Expo | @ThingsExpo on June 9-10 at the
Javits Center in New York. Instructor. Registration is now available at
Instructor Janakiram MSV (pictured below) previously taught the famously
successful Multi-Cloud Bootcamp at Cloud Expo | @ThingsExpo in November in
Santa Clara. Now he is expanding the focus to
Janakiram is the founder and CTO of Get Cloud Ready Consulting, a niche Cloud
Migration and Cloud Operations firm that recently got acquired by Aditi
Technologies. He is a Microsoft Regional Director for Hyderabad, India, and
one of the first few Microsoft Certified Azure Professionals in India.
Janakiram is also one of the first few professionals with Amazon Certified
Solution Architect, Amazon Certified Developer and Amazon Certified SysOps
Administrator credentials, and is also recognized by Googl... (more)
OpenShift Commons Latest in Battle with Cloud Foundry
Red Hat made the interesting times in which we live a little more interesting
recently by announcing OpenShift Commons, "a place for companies using
OpenShift to accelerate its success and adoption. To do this we'll act as
resources for each other, share best practices and provide a forum for
peer-to-peer communication," according to an official statement.
A total of 38 companies have committed to being part of the OpenShift
Commons, including Cisco, Dell, and Docker. Others include Cloudera,
Hortonworks, Iron.io, New Relic, a... (more)
Samsung promises to be one of the 800-pound gorillas of the IoT, if its
success in recent years with Android devices and other consumer electronics
is any guide.
Showing its willingness to be a big IoT player, the company recently acquired
SmartThings, a recent startup that's developed an open smarthome appliation
that currently supports 1,000 devices and 8,000 apps. SmartThings will now
work under the auspices of Samsung's Open Innovation Center (OIC).
See Also: Samsung OIC Exec Jacobo Lenzi Touts "Open" Dialog
SmartThings Founder and CEO Alex Hawkinson (pictured above) said tha... (more)
Gordon Haff wrote an insightful column today about "skeuomorphic
virtualizaton," in other words the notion of thinking of virtual servers as
having the same look and feel of the physical machines lying underneath. The
upshot is that virtualization ends up just being a form of partioning; users
view virtualized instances as no different from a single physical server.
Gordon urges the end of skeuomorphism's reign of terror (my words, not his)
now that containers are (back) in the news.
So don't simply stuff "a hodepodge," as Gordon says, of operating systems
versions along with you... (more)
The Great Convergence of WebRTC and the 'Internet of Things'
It's the Great Convergence! That is, the convergence of the IoT and WebRTC.
"From telemedicine to smart cars, digital homes and industrial monitoring,
the explosive growth of IoT has created exciting new business opportunities
for WebRTC, real time calls and messaging," says Ivelin Ivanov, CEO and
Co-Founder of Telestar.
Ivelin will be one of the featured speakers at our @WebRTCSummit, to be held
Nov 4-5 as part of the overall @CloudExpo @ThingsExpo conference and
exhibition Nov 4-6, at the Santa Clara Convention Center,... (more)