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Yesterday, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) spun off and merged its software assets with Micro Focus for an $8.8 billion deal. The deal allows HPE to focus on its hardware offerings such as... ... (more)

APIs: A Costly Blind Spot | @CloudExpo #API #IoT #DigitalTransformation

APIs: A Costly Blind Spot for Your Application by Priyanka Tiwari APIs have taken the world by storm in recent years. The use of APIs has gone beyond just traditional "software" companies, to companies and organizations across industries using APIs to share information and power their applications. According to SmartBear's State of API 2016 Report: More than half of API providers began developing APIs within the last five years. 1 in 5 API providers began developing APIs in the last two years alone. The increased adoption of APIs brings with it some exciting opportunities. For som... (more)

iBeacon Protocol, #API and the #InternetOfThings | @ThingsExpo #IoT #BigData

How Beacons and the iBeacon Protocol Fit With the API and the Internet of Things By Jennifer Riggins Forbes called 2015, the Year of the Mobile Beacon.  AdWeek talks about how beacons are already influencing the way we network, get drunk, vacation, shop, and even how we buy sausage. Ten experts at Marketing Land predicted that this year the whole world of mobile marketing will become acutely location-aware. Plus, if Google, Apple, and Facebook are betting on it, shouldn't you? We'll dive in and learn how beacons interact with APIs, how the different beacon protocols work, and w... (more)

Orchestrating Microservices | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #Microservices

Orchestrating Microservices: Who's Composing This Symphony, Anyway? by Les Worley Before becoming a developer, I was in the high school band. I played several brass instruments - including French horn and cornet - as well as keyboards in the jazz stage band. A musician and a nerd, what can I say? I even dabbled in writing music for the band. Okay, mostly I wrote arrangements of pop music, so the band could keep the crowd entertained during Friday night football games. What struck me then was that, to write parts for all the instruments - brass, woodwind, percussion, even keyboards ... (more)

A High Performing API | @CloudExpo #API #IoT #M2M #DigitalTransformation

How to Create a High Performing API: A New Perspective for 2016 by Bob Reselman Performance is the elusive butterfly of API development. Everybody is intrigued with its beauty, yet few know how to capture it. In the old days, the approach of many shops to ensure a performant API was to create some code and then pass it over to the wall to QA to do load testing. Later some integration testing took place. As long as the API worked and it was met some marginal performance benchmarks, things were good. This worked well when a public, HTTP based API, consumed by a wide variety of distr... (more)