ELK Stack (Part 1): Elasticsearch

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An open-source and a very powerful analytics platform. ELK stack is a combination of Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana. All three are developed by an organization by the name ELASTIC. Elastic started off as an enterprise search platform vendor, but the success and wide adoption of Elasticsearch has helped it become a full-service analytics software company. […]

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Node.js – An Introduction

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Node.js is a server side platform built on Google Chrome’s JavaScript Engine called the V8 Engine. Node.js was developed by Ryan Dahl in 2009 and its latest version is v0.10.36. It is used to develop I/O intensive web applications like video streaming sites, single-page applications, and other web applications. The definition of Node.js as supplied […]

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Application Migration – Checkpoints

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With the rapid change in technology and the way businesses are run today; organizations are facing challenges in their business environments. Legacy, outdated information technology (IT) systems and changing business processes are among the major challenges as companies address legacy system inflexibility, agility, lack of scalability, lack of wider data access, shortage of skills, high […]

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Mobile Development Lifecycle – Part 4

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Phase 4: Deployment & Update The final phase is transitioning the finalized application to the product market. The marketing organization should be engaged to help determine the traditional advertising elements to help promote the application, as well as additional stakeholders throughout the company that are aligning their products or promotions with release of the mobile […]

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Mobile Development Lifecycle – Part 3

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Phase 3: Development/Testing Some people may argue that development and testing should be taken up as different phases. But, considering the interaction that needs to take place between these two teams and the synergy required between each member of these two teams it seems befitting to keep these two activities in the same phase. The […]

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