Moving To The Cloud

For some interesting reading, range about the Internet for articles detailing the way the software world has changed in the past few years with the success of companies like Facebook and similarly ubiquitous, social-node technologies. Those companies have fostered the advent of the DevOps strategy, which is more a paradigm shift in corporate culture than merely a mechanical development/quality assurance/deployment strategy, and it demonstrates a new way of thinking about deployment scaling using the cloud (with an unbelievable number of servers available) while maintaining an aggressive development schedule. Sprint-cycle application development and cloud-based deployment are the order of the day for these newer entities. No longer does dev sit in a development cycle of a year or more, but rather a cycle that is measured in months at most, or weeks – even days. Getting customer-requested features quickly into the product and out to the customers is still job one, but – Oh, hey! – the difference in implementation! Ben Horowitz Article “How Software Testing Has Changed”
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Adventures with Oracle IPM 11g (part 1)

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Oracle starting shipping its latest IPM product, 11g earlier this quarter. As a company, ImageSource has been working as a partner with Oracle on this next step in their ECM evolution. I, personally, am a little late to the 11g game, so I will be sharing with you my impressions as a relative newcomer to the 11g world.

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As a developer, I install and uninstall all sort of programs on my system so I am not surprised when some weird and random error message popped up. I ran into the following error dialog today when I was writing some .NET integration code with EMC AppXtender.

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Installing Windows 7 on a Netbook?

Below is an awesome tool to use if you are planning on installing Windows 7 on a machine that does not have a DVD drive.  This tool allows you to put Windows 7 on USB drive and run Windows installation from there.

If you got one those netbook with XP on it and the machine has at least 1GB RAM and 1.6 GHz, I would format it and install Windows 7 on it.

http://wudt.codeplex.com/

 

Installing Silverlight 4 Beta

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If you are getting an install error while trying to install Silverlight 4 Beta on an existing machine with Silverlight 3 SDK installed, please verify that your Silverlight 3 SDK version is 3.0.40818.0.

If you have an older version installed, you can uninstall it and reinstall a newer version here.

Hope this helps.

Phong Hoang
ImageSource, Inc.