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How to get started with AI—before it’s too late

Put these five prerequisites in place so you can actually execute on your artificial intelligence strategy

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6 terrible tech managers—and how to succeed despite them

From the Know It All to the Overwhelmer, succeeding beneath a bad manager takes strategy and finesse

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Don’t be Delta: Four pillars of high availability

It's unbelievable that in 2016 an entire airline could be brought to its knees by a datacenter outage. Did Delta skip computer science class? Let's review

7 stages of a failed software project

Know the signs! You might not be able to affect the outcome, but at least you'll recognize when to fasten your seatbelt and update your resume

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Chef combines 3 devops tools in one package

The new Automate enterprise commercial bundle is an integrated option for existing Chef users, but not a requirement


New toolset makes it possible to build and ship Docker containers within Ansible

Using Ansible playbooks, instead of Docker's tools, opens the doors to new kinds of dev automation

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10gen CEO: NoSQL has come far, but still needs better security, management

NoSQL databases are known for being able to handle high volume data that doesn't fit the relational model, but the NoSQL ecosystem is not yet mature enough for many mainstream applications, said the MongoDB CEO.

Management Reporting and The King's Horseman

The title of this blog is taken from a play by the Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka, titled "Death and The King's Horseman". It tells the story of "the Elesin" or "the King's Horseman", who must commit ritual suicide after the King's...

Putting a Dent in the Universe

This developer career blog has covered a lot of topics related to programming skills. But I haven't addressed one of the most important components of career success: passion. And who better to turn to for advice about generating...

Surviving a Job Promotion

I don't mean to imply that it's a bad thing to be promoted — quite to the contrary. But as you move up the corporate ladder, things change. And you have to change, too.

I knew it was time to look for a new job when they said....

Or, Phrase Translation: Get Your Résumé Out

Right movie for Sun mgmt

I've heard the news the other day about the continued losses in our beloved Java company, some 200M $. Yesterday we were watching a movie with my wife, it was "Elizabethtown", and after a minute or two it struck me -- that movie IS a...

When the Job Changes But the Programmer Doesn't Part II: Saving Frank's Job

Last week, I described the plight of a maintenance programmer whose company was moving to a new language and development platform. Although Frank (a real person but with details changed to protect identities) has worked for the...

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