How to use Redis for real-time metering applications

October 11, 2017

Category: Online Tools

Metering is not just a simple counting problem. Metering is often confused with measuring, but it is usually more than that. Metering does involve measuring, but as an ongoing process, usually with the goal of regulating the usage or flow […]

NoSQL standouts: The best key-value databases

October 6, 2017

Most any application needs some form of persistence—a way to store the data outside of the application for safekeeping. The most basic way is to write data to the file system, but that can quickly become a slow and unwieldy […]

Artificial Intelligence Can Take a Dive in the Absence of Data Quality

September 6, 2017

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has made fantastic advances since its debut about a half century ago. What has changed in the last ten years is that computing power and tools have improved to make it possible for machines to solve more […]

Performance, security, and availability

Safer but not immune: Cloud lessons from the Equifax breach

October 9, 2017

Via: Info World

I’ve stopped covering breaches. First, because clouds are nowhere to be found among them. (The focus of this blog is advice to enterprises that are moving, or have moved, to cloud computing.) Second, because it just seems like piling on […]

Performance, security, and availability

PowerShell Tools Have Become an Attackers Weapons

October 9, 2017

Via: Tom's IT Pro

PowerShell is rapidly becoming a weapon of choice for post-breach (infiltration) steps, used in many recent high profile breaches. PowerShell, according to Dave Kennedy, is “BASH for Windows” – it’s a scripting language and framework that in Windows is used […]

Application areas, Finance

Using big data to improve customer experience and financial results

October 6, 2017

Via: Info World

Technology provides businesses across all industries with tools and capabilities that optimize operations in order to maximize revenue and minimize waste. Many industries now have access to up-to-date information on customer experience, product acceptance, and financial transactions. Organizations no longer […]