Clusters for Dummies
The chapters are designed to stand alone, so if you're dying to know why you might want to buy an already-assembled cluster, head straight to ......
December 2013- The chapters are designed to stand alone, so if you're dying to know why you might want to buy an already-assembled cluster, head straight to Chapter 4; if you want to understand what's involved in configuring, managing, and using a cluster, turn to Chapter 2; or just turn the page and keep on going from here.
November 2013- Organizations developing products and systems in industries such as automotive, aerospace and defense, medical devices and consumer electronics are undergoing a transformation driven by the rapid growth in functionality delivered by software and electronics. This paper outlines an approach for using this shift to gain a competitive advantage.
November 2013- Find out more in this report by Kurt Bittner, Analyst, Forrester Research, Inc., July 22, 2013. Even if full continuous delivery is not your goal, proceeding toward it can help increase reliability, reduce risks, and decrease costs. There's a new software delivery lifecycle emerging.
November 2013- Today's fast-moving world makes DevOps essential for any business aspiring to be agile and lean in order to respond rapidly to changing customer and marketplace demands. This book helps you understand DevOps and how your organization can gain real business benefits from it. You'll also discover how a holistic view of DevOps that encompasses the entire software delivery life cycle - from ideation and the conception of new business capabilities to implementation in production - ...
November 2013- Developing a Plan for Success in a Competitive Environment there are 5 key phases of mobile app creation that can ensure your mobile development initiatives are met successfully. Each phase is critical to the app's overall success and feeds into the next step of the process of product development for the app.
November 2013- This eBook examines the current enterprise technology landscape; the challenges this is creating for enterprise APM; and how the new era of APM is helping companies reduce costs and grow their business, while building a better performing - and ultimately, more profitable - app.
October 2013- Confused by all the agile advice? Relax! With the Agile for Dummies eBook by your side you'll learn the fundamentals of agile and how to increase the productivity of your software teams while enabling them to produce higher-quality solutions that better fulfill customer needs much faster.
October 2013- Confused by all the agile advice? Relax! With Agile for Dummies by your side you'll learn the fundamentals of agile and how to increase the productivity of your software teams while enabling them to produce higher-quality solutions that better fulfill customer needs much faster.
October 2013- This IBM Limited Edition ebook, "Systems Engineering For Dummies," explains what systems engineering is and how it can help you simplify the development of smart, connected products. If you're looking for ways to expedite time-to-market, ensure business agility, and deliver high-quality smart products while cutting costs, this ebook is for you. Why use the book? Is your company taking maximum advantage of systems engineering principles to defeat your competition? And are your systems engineers talking ...
October 2013- Feel like your software delivery team gets productivity paralysis? Join our support group and hear Bernie Coyne, a certified "ALMopath" (and IBM ALM Technical Marketing Manager), share how to recognize the signs and symptoms that your team may be suffering from a treatable "disorder." Learn about the "treatments" available through effective application lifecycle management (ALM).
October 2013- The agile approach is unique in that it focuses on the important aspects of the development process: the people and the artifacts - software and hardware. Learn how Agile encourages developers to be more iterative, team-oriented, self-improving and customer focused.
October 2013- This white paper describes software as the invisible thread that links product parts into an intelligent whole. It examines software delivery for smart products and strategies for evolving software development into a business process. Agile development has become a cornerstone of most software development organizations. Marked by iterative processes that deliver incremental value over time, agile development has enabled organizations to manage software complexity more effectively and to improve quality and time to market compared ...
October 2013- Organizations that use SAP must keep pace with constant change. IBM Rational Software for SAP offers a comprehensive suite of application lifecycle management and quality management tools to extend SAP Solution Manager capabilities and enable a holistic approach to SAP and non SAP deployment.
September 2013- This paper focuses on the bottlenecks in enterprise software delivery caused by the handoff from development to operations. Learn how implementing the three ABCs can help you achieve a continuous release and deployment approach: Align Teams - Build Consistent Process - Create Automated Culture.
With a sophisticated customer base for whom performance, reliability, safety, and
innovation are mission critical, Altair is committed to supporting the most up-to-date,
advanced computing architectures. For this reason, Altair joined Intel early on in its
development of the Intel® Many Integrated Core (MIC) and Intel Xeon Phi coprocessor.
This gave Altair a head start in integrating the new technologies into its products and investigating ways to improve performance, scalability, and usability. As ...
As you think about your application in the context of new multicore systems you may wonder: What does it mean to transition my application to multicore? What is the essence of a multicore application? What are the tradeoffs involved? What are the changes you need to make?
This paper, part one of two, answers these questions, showing you how to transition an application to run on a multicore system smoothly and correctly.
This whitepaper looks at solutions to the dependency problem in Make and GNU Make - the de-facto build tool of choice for many software development teams. The paper identifies the key problems in Make dependency management and explains how solving these problems helps achieve faster and accurate software build times.
The author of this whitepaper, John Graham-Cumming, Co-Founder of Electric Cloud, Inc. discusses how to automate and optimize dependencies between files in a ...
Git was created for development speed and according to our survey results, this is exactly why organizations from a wide range of sectors have turned to it. Its speed and powerful branching and merging have led to its adoption within companies of all sizes, both in terms of employee size and annual revenue. Git's adoption in the enterprise, is clearly seen as a shining point.
Specifically, Git is enabling development teams to be ...
February 2013- The compiler you use can impact whether or not you achieve optimal performance from all parts of your systems. This whitepaper provides details on how IBM compilers are designed to unleash and exploit the full power of IBM Power processors.
February 2013- Read about the real life experiences of two customers who used Rational Development Solutions for Power to save money and create workload optimized developers who were much more productive in meeting innovative business challenges than ever before.
Android device makers need to accelerate their device delivery times to market to keep ahead of their rivals. Three fundamental techniques that would allow them to do this are:
• Accelerating Android software builds
• Speeding up Android testing cycles
• Fully integrating and automating the end-to-end software build-test-release process
In this paper, we briefly summarize the challenges associated with delivering high quality Android devices in a fast paced market ...
January 2013- This Q&A document explores how IDC IT development organizations are successfully leveraging the cloud for development and deployment.
January 2013- This Q&A document forecasts where IT development organizations are headed in the next 18-24 months and what they need to do to benefit from emerging technologies.
January 2013- Implemented correctly, this blueprint has been documented by organizations to increase time to market 10-70%, increase developer productivity up to 40%, and reduce IT budgets by up to 20%.
Organizations are finding that a cloud-based platform for agile software development provides the speed and flexibility they need to respond to opportunities and market changes. But this will not happen overnight. To support cloud adoption, enterprise cloud development (ECD) platforms can provide a secure path for managing development and deployment in a hybrid cloud environment.
This research report highlights how organizations are implementing and benefiting from cloud-based agile software development.
April 2013- Read this whitepaper to learn about the 5 best practices for engineering performance management, and understand the do's and don'ts of metrics management, analytics and reporting in software development environments.
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