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Will 2015 be the DevOps tipping point?

Since the term first appeared at a conference in Belgium in 2009, DevOps has steadily gained momentum. Based on a recent survey, 2015 looks set to be a watershed year for its widespread adoption.

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VentureBeat Webinar: The growth of fintech and wealth apps, plus the role of big data

A $41 trillion transfer of wealth from boomers to millennials coinciding with significant technological change is creating massive opportunities for innovative fintech companies. Meeting these opportunities head on — and the challenges involved — will be at the heart of this animated roundtable discussion.

Vivek Wadhwa is a fellow at Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University.

Why India shouldn’t be succeeding — but is about to experience an innovation boom

When I started researching India’s engineering education in 2005, my first conclusion was that Indian I.T. was doomed. The country was barely graduating enough engineers to staff this growing industry. The quality of engineers that India’s universities graduated was also inconsistent, and most were unemployable.

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Your app’s Vital Ratio: Just how important is your app to your users?

You might insist that a feature is vital, but you need to substantiate these claims with real user data before you can make those assumptions. An app usage analysis can give you your app’s Vital Ratio. Location data is key to this.

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5 reasons to consider adopting IMC

In-Memory Computing (IMC) is no longer limited to exotic financial and telecom applications. It’s quickly becoming a must for processing and making sense of massive amounts of data.

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The DevOps journey has just begun

Those of us involved in DevOps are able to help companies realize their true potential by being an enabler, not the roadblock. And we are just getting started.

Werner Vogels, Amazon's chief technology officer, announces Lambda at the Amazon Web Services re:Invent conference in Las Vegas on Nov. 13.

Why Amazon’s new Lambda cloud service is a huge deal for devs — and the cloud market

At Amazon Web Services’ big annual user conference in Las Vegas this week, executives from the market-leading public cloud made all the moves that spectators were expecting: a few new products, a new generation of server chips for running applications, some customer wins, and greater support for Docker. But one announcement has elicited a rare mix of excitement, curiosity, and even outright confusion from analysts.