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11 Features Any Database, SQL Or NoSQL, Should Have

on Monday, 16 February 2015. Posted in Blog

11 Features Any Database, SQL Or NoSQL, Should Have

11 Features Any Database, SQL Or NoSQL, Should Have
Here's some important features that I think all databases should have:
 
1.Offering text standardization function to help with (1) data cleaning, (2) reducing volume of text information, (3) merging data from different sources or having different character sets

8 Ways To Stand Out On Linkedin

on Tuesday, 03 February 2015. Posted in Blog

8 Ways To Stand Out On Linkedin

8 Ways To Stand Out On Linkedin

There’s a lot of noise out there about LinkedIn profiles, from whether to have one or not, to what to include and what not to include.

 
Most importantly, yes, having a profile is a good thing. Even if you are restricted by what you can say online, having one shows you dabble in social media and value networking. If you do not have one, human resources professionals and recruiters may wonder why not, and it could hurt you.

5 Tips For Changing Jobs in 2015

on Monday, 02 February 2015. Posted in Blog

5 Tips For Changing Jobs in 2015

5 Tips For Changing Jobs in 2015

With the new year in full swing, 48 percent of employees are planning to switch jobs in 2015, according to a new survey by Lee Hecht Harrison.

Not only is 2015 the year to find a new job, but also it’s a great year to earn a higher salary. Research also shows that people who leave their current jobs for a new position are more likely to earn more than those who stay in their current position.

Five Innovations That Are Key To The Future Of Data Centers

on Thursday, 29 January 2015. Posted in Blog

Five Innovations That Are Key To The Future Of Data Centers

Five Innovations That Are Key To The Future Of Data Centers
If people are the heart of an organization, then the data center could be considered its brain, and maybe even its mouth. Quality storage and handling are key to an organization's success.
 
The technologies and processes that power our data centers have grown at an exponential rate. What was once considered state of the art is now considered a relic, and the IT skills needed to manage these new data centers are changing as well.

Java Interview Question For 2 To 3 Years Experience

on Tuesday, 27 January 2015. Posted in Blog

Java Interview Question For 2 To 3 Years Experience

Java Interview Question For 2 To 3 Years Experience

If you are a Java programmer with 2 to 3 years experience of working in Java and looking for job change then its better to know what is expected from a 2 to 3 years experienced Java programmer in a typical core Java or J2EE interview.

Why Soft Skills Are Key To A Successful IT Career

on Wednesday, 04 February 2015. Posted in Blog

Why Soft Skills Are Key To A Successful IT Career

Why Soft Skills Are Key To A Successful IT Career

With IT sector unemployment at its lowest rate in seven years, it's a seller's market for professionals with technology skills. However, it takes more than just hard-core technical knowledge to get ahead in IT departments. While skills and hands-on technical experience are required for any IT professional, some of the most important contributors to a successful IT career have nothing to do with speeds and feeds or bytes and bits.

Given When Then in Java

on Monday, 02 February 2015. Posted in Blog

Given When Then in Java

Given When Then in Java
What is given-when-then?
 
Given-when-then is a commonly used style of specifying system behaviour in which your tests are split into three sections.
 
Given is the section that lays out the pre-conditions for the test, ie whatever state you're assuming the world to be in before you start.
 
The When clause performs the action being tested.

5 Resume Tricks That Can Backfire

on Friday, 30 January 2015. Posted in Blog

5 Resume Tricks That Can Backfire

5 Resume Tricks That Can Backfire

When you’re putting together a résumé, you might find yourself looking for ways to disguise a spotty job history, get around résumé-screening software or even avoid showing your age. And if you go looking for help, you might be encouraged to employ some résumé “tricks” to bypass these challenges. The problem? Hiring managers can see right through the most common résumé tricks, and using them will usually backfire on you.

Windows 10: What's New in Security?

on Wednesday, 28 January 2015. Posted in Blog

Windows 10: What's New in Security?

Windows 10: What's New in Security?
Security took a backseat at Microsoft's Wednesday Windows 10 event, but that doesn't mean Redmond hasn't made any security tweaks.
 
Windows 10 has a "very long list of enhanced security features developed into this new codebase along with a massive amount of new attack surface introduced with this new platform," Kurt Baumgartner, a senior researcher at Kaspersky Lab wrote in a blog post.

7 Ways To Build A Robust Testing In Production (TiP) Practice

on Tuesday, 20 January 2015. Posted in Blog

7 Ways To Build A Robust Testing In Production (TiP) Practice

7 Ways To Build A Robust Testing In Production (TiP) Practice
Here’s a short anecdote: a QA team maintained a test environment separate from their production environment, but they had gone through great lengths to ensure it matched what was in production in every respect. It was filled with the same hardware, and all the software was identical down to the patch level. They had a strong process to ensure that any change made to one environment was mirrored in the other.
 
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