Resource List Of Performance Issues For Java Developers
July 29, 2010

As a resource for the aspiring java developer, here is a list of problems related to application performance.

1. The no.1 problem is far too many database calls per transaction: This refers to requesting more data than is required for a particular transaction. In addition, the exact data may be requested more than once. And the third type of problem that leads to a high number of data requests is making multiple queries to obtain specific data.

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Analysts define business value and imperatives for cloud-based B2B ecommerce trading communities
July 27, 2010

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Three new Open Group white papers help make for a peaceful leap to cloud computing
July 27, 2010

This guest blog comes courtesy of Dr. Chris Harding, who leads the Cloud Computing Working Group at The Open Group. He can be reached at [email protected].

By Chris Harding
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Business trends in global IT markets provide new traction and value for enterprise architecture
July 26, 2010

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What contributes to the success of LPO
July 24, 2010

LPO is not a new phenomenon, driven by the competition, temptation of lower cost and client’s preference to have quality work with lower cost led to the emergence of Legal Process Outsourcing in 1995. US based Bickel and Brewer was the first law firm to outsource its legal processes to India in this regard. Thereafter, many LPO’s got established and some of LPO’s were closed down as they were not able to get the projects and not able to convince the benefits what the LPO industry is offering for its clients. Read more

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The state of enterprise architecture: Vast promise or lost opportunity?
July 23, 2010

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Open Group panel: Enterprise Architects increasingly join in common defense against cyber security threats
July 23, 2010

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Legal Process Outsourcing’s Point of Inflection
July 22, 2010

Author: Sanket Purani

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Why Intel’s Andy Grove is right (and so completely wrong) about US Jobs
July 19, 2010

Andy Grove, the businessman and entrepreneur who built Intel into what it is today, has written a thought provoking opinion piece for Bloomberg about making (or perhaps re-making) jobs in America where he argued that the USA should levy an extra tax on the use of offshore labor and if this results in a trade war, then America should fight to win it. What makes the article all the more interesting and perplexing (also noted in the Wall Street Journal by James Altucher) was how Andy could be right about so many things and still manage to develop a completely wrong conclusion. Here is what Andy is right about and what he also fails to mention: Read more

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Java & MySQL Thrive Under Oracle
July 17, 2010

According to a recent developer survey finding from Jaspersoft, an open-source business intelligence supplier, there has been little damage done by the acquisition of Sun Microsystems by Oracle. The report reiterates that Java and MySQL appear to be doing well n their abode. Read more

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