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There are many advantages of using cloud computing solutions. It helps streamline workflow, makes it easier for the employees to report for duty, collaborate online, and enjoy access to key information. Cloud hosting also helps cut down operational costs. The biggest benefit of using cloud computing is that it allows businesses to concentrate on core business responsibilities rather than worrying about security, maintenance, back-up, support, and…Continue
Added by Fred Valentine on July 22, 2015 at 10:32pm — No Comments
From all indications, 2015 is well on its way to becoming the year of cloud computing. The feverish pitch of activities at key players on one hand and the data as well as observations of industry pundits affirm this. There are apparently a handful of reason to keep the IT industry leaders awake at night.
For starters, per , 2014 revenues for cloud services grew by…Continue
Added by Naagesh Padmanaban on April 4, 2015 at 7:30pm — No Comments
Digital banking offers unprecedented opportunities both for banks as well as customers. It has provided banks breadth and ease in delivering their products and services to customers. As for customers, it has pushed service options and expectations to a new high. Given the opportunity spectrum, it is no surprise that banks have invested heavily in upgrading their digital preparedness. 2015 promises more investments in digital banking.
A definition of digital banking will be of help…Continue
Added by Naagesh Padmanaban on February 2, 2015 at 12:00am — No Comments
Many were predicted to die on January 1, 2000 – but mainframe legacy applications are still around. In some ways, they are the zombies of the IT world. Now they are running on the cloud as well. What are they and why are they still alive?
Mainframe application development was in its heyday during the 1960s, 1970s and into the 1980s. During this time, hundreds of programmers labored in the salt mines of large IT shops, coding custom programs for corporations. These were one-off…
Added by Sanjay Bhatia on November 7, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
Post the financial crisis, banks in the US have faced increased regulatory scrutiny that has resulted in broader and tougher regulations. Bankers are fully aware of the investments and efforts they have to put in to comply with these regulations. Consequently, compliance function in banks is evolving towards a broader risk canvas that is now seeking tighter coordination between the first and second lines of defense. This poses new challenges to banks – from being compliant to getting the…Continue
Added by Naagesh Padmanaban on October 10, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments
Cloud Computing = Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) + Platform as a Service (PaaS) + Software as a Service (SaaS)
Cloud computing, also known as Cloud Technology, Cloud Applications or Cloud-based services. Cloud Computing is the practice of using a network of remote servers hosted on the internet to store, manage and process data, rather than a local server or a personal computer. Examples of cloud-based services include customer self-scheduling,…Continue
Added by Vishal Sharma on June 11, 2014 at 8:01am — No Comments
In a recent post of mine I had mentioned about the partnership between MapR and Canonical towards an initiative to make Hadoop available with Ubuntu natively through Ubuntu Partner Archive. Since, the package has been released now, I thought of showing how to get it done. Trust me it's really cool to…Continue
Added by Mohammad Tariq Iqbal on April 30, 2013 at 7:17pm — No Comments
Hadoop is an open source platform, completely written in Java and distributed under Apache's licence, that allows us to store, manage and process gigantic amounts of data in a highly parallel manner on clusters of commodity machines. It is most suitable for batch processing. People and organizations use Hadoop to build their ETL tools, to perform their BI operations, to do analytics etc.
You can find countless posts on Hadoop over the internet. And most of them are really good. But…Continue
Added by Mohammad Tariq Iqbal on February 14, 2013 at 5:40pm — No Comments
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