In today's rapidly changing IT world, database experts who wish to remain
relevant must keep up-to-date on all kinds of technology - both
database-related and other.
DBAs should understand new data-related technologies but also other newer
technologies that interact with database systems. Don't ignore industry and
technology trends simply because you cannot immediately think of a
database-related impact. Many non-database-related "things" eventually find
their way into DBMS software and database applications. An example for that
is Agile methodologies, such as DevOps and Continuous Delivery which until
recently were not thought of as part of the database eco-system.
Here is my list of the top 18 news and opinion sites that DBAs, database
developers, SysAdmin, and other database pros should check on a regular
Database Journal - Billing itself as the knowledge... (more)
VisualWebGui RIA Developer Journal on Ulitzer
Developers can register for the Code Challenge on-line from anywhere in the
In the first code challenge of its kind, Visual WebGui is offering a $10,000
and giving away prizes valued at thousands of dollars in their call to
developers to be the first to submit a Webmail application written by another
framework with fewer lines of code.
According to CEO Navot Peled, “Developers understand the importance of
being productive in a challenging economy environment by writing minimal
lines of code. It is significant on design time bu... (more)
Typemock, a provider and pioneer of unit testing solutions, has announced it
has been selected to participate in Red Hat Innovate, a new initiative
launched by Red Hat in Israel. The initiative is designed to assist
software development start-up companies based in Israel to leverage the power
of open source communities. Red Hat Innovate offers numerous benefits,
including joint marketing activities and access to Red Hat Enterprise Linux
operating system and JBoss Enterprise Middleware for development.
Typemock Isolator++ for Linux helps developers reduce bugs in their code
DBmaestro (www.DBmaestro.com), a provider of DevOps for Database solutions,
has announced analysis of new companies adopting DevOps for Database with
DBmaestro. Over the past year, financial sector companies had the highest
increased demand for Database Enforced Change Management (DECM) tools. Over
40 percent of new DBmaestro customers originated from this industry.
Within the financial sector, 60 percent of DBmasetro's new clients are banks
and insurance companies which find themselves more exposed to risk. In
addition, DevOps for Database is becoming widespread in other markets.... (more)
Azure Cloud on Ulitzer
Gizmox, the developer of Visual WebGui, today announced that it will reveal
its application platform atop Windows Azure and its development
framework, VWG platforms offers a push-button .NET desktop legacy
application migration path to Windows Azure. With VWG enterprises will be
able to migrate to Windows Azure, by reusing their existing Windows software
code on Windows Azure without re-write or re-engineering. The process is as
simple as copying and pasting the Windows code into VWG, selecting Windows
Azure run in VWG SDK, and run.
"With our unique u... (more)