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Automation with AWS for WordPress, Drupal & Magento Applications

Objective Automatic installation and configuration solutions for WordPress, Drupal, and Magento applications using AWS CloudFormation infrastructure orchestration and content management tools like Puppet, Ansible, or Chef. The infrastructure as code (IaC) solution should follow architecture best practices such as setting up the database in a private segment, secure authentication, and provisioning. It should also have […]

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Data Architecture and Design Thinking

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. – Leonardo da Vinci Simplicity is a very important strategy as people are thinking of designing their modern data platforms. Design is often a complex task, so I recommend applying strong design thinking to simple goals as you lead your data architecture teams. I have stood before many architecture review […]

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Clouds in 2017 tech forecast bring sunny outlook for Perficient

America’s tech forecast for 2017? Plenty of clouds, says Forrester Research. The independent technology and market research firm recently issued Predictions 2017: Customer-Obsessed Enterprises Launch Cloud’s Second Decade, which outlines key factors expected to shape cloud computing in the coming year. In the report, Forrester said, “the cloud market will accelerate faster in 2017 as […]

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Perficient will Polish Cloud's Silver Lining in 2017

Predicting the future is easy. Nailing down those predictions – well, that’s something else entirely. But if there’s one thing that corporate infrastructure and operations leaders can expect in 2017, it’s this: The silver lining around enterprise cloud computing will shine even brighter. “The cloud market will accelerate faster in 2017 as enterprises around the […]

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Perficient will Polish Cloud’s Silver Lining in 2017

Predicting the future is easy. Nailing down those predictions – well, that’s something else entirely. But if there’s one thing that corporate infrastructure and operations leaders can expect in 2017, it’s this: The silver lining around enterprise cloud computing will shine even brighter. “The cloud market will accelerate faster in 2017 as enterprises around the […]

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Importance of the Cloud: Scaling, IaaS, PaaS

There’s always been a level of redundancy built into large Production or even smaller mission critical systems. Scaling out is the answer to both by adding additional compute resources as well as increase the overall uptime reliability of a system. This principle is no different when it comes to the cloud, than it is on-premises. […]

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Leveraging Your Oracle Resources for Big Data Value

As companies transform their businesses to be data-driven and leverage the benefits of Big Data, they quickly realizing that lack of Big Data centric data scientists and wranglers is blocking their value attainment.  One of the limiting factors in Big Data resources, are the skills that have typically been required to leverage Big Data.  Java and […]

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Integrating IBM Integration Bus with DataPower XC10 – (REST APIs)

Introduction In this article we will discuss about how you can achieve the integration between IBM Integration Bus (IIB) and WebSphere DataPower XC10 (XC10) using the REST APIs functionality of XC10 devices. Since the release of the V9, IIB can now connect to an external data grid cache to improve SOA’s services performance by the […]

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Defining Big Data Prototypes – Part 1

It seems as though every large organization these days is either conducting a Big Data Proof of Concept (POC) or considering doing one. Now, there are serious questions as to whether this is even the correct path towards adoption of Big Data technologies, but of course for some potential adopters it may very well be the […]

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Microsoft Azure SharePoint Architectures

Are you interested in cloud services, but aren’t quite ready to move all your data to a public, multi-tenant environment? Do you have a development or test environment that is costing you too much money to create/migrate/upgrade/maintain? Do you have a need to implement Disaster Recovery for your on premises SharePoint deployment? You may be interested to know that Microsoft Azure […]

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Keeping up with the Fixes

A huge number of my projects are platform upgrades, and every time I ask my customers why they haven’t applied a single published fix for any of the products involved since the system was built (sometimes upwards of 7 years ago). They usually reply with a variation on the old trope, “If it ain’t broke, […]

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JMeter Testing for a Datapower ESB Implementation – Part 1

Introduction When considering testing a Datapower implementation the first tool that is generally mentioned SoapUI. While this is a good tool for a particular aspect of testing, you may need to expand your testing capabilities to include a broader set of concerns. In this blog I’d like to consider an architectural scenario in which I […]

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Approaches to automate and abstract JAXB from Portal Layer

This blog is to provide an insight on development of Portal applications by achieving high cohesion between the portal and the service layer by secluding and automating the JAXB framework. We know that portal applications are composed of bundles of portlets and hence the compositions and the complexities of each portlet are of utmost importance. […]

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A SOA Journey Using the TOGAF ADM – Part 3

In this article I address some of the the final elements and models in this iteration of the Preliminary phase. At this point I would like to comment about the ADM as an iterative process. In regards to Architectural Definition which includes an ideation / inception iteration. At this point in the role of Business […]

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A SOA Journey Using the TOGAF ADM – Part 2

In part 1 of this series I provided a ten thousand foot view of the project relative to the TOGAF ADM. In this post I’ll start with the proverbial peeling back of the onion. Using an integration project FYI Bank has made a strategic decision to address the challenge of their silos of IT systems […]

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A SOA Journey Using the TOGAF ADM

In a recent blog posting, we provided a guide for standing up and XI52 as an integral component to an enterprise like laboratory environment. This was the beginning several activities, which spawned an idea for a continuing series of articles around IBM SOA appliances, and the use of the The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF) […]

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Simplify Development = Embrace Patterns

I’m a BIG believer in two things: a) work smarter, not harder; 2) keep things simple — avoid complexity. Complex leads to complicated, complicated leads to misunderstanding, misunderstanding leads to chaos. Nonetheless, my guidelines seem easy enough, right? Well, good news then, they are simple and easy to apply in just about anything we face day […]

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Cognos Version 8-8.4 No Longer Supported! Now What?

Effective September 30th If your organization is currently running IBM Cognos Software version 8.0-8.4 these versions will soon be retired and no longer maintained by IBM. This means your production issues and bug fixes will no longer be supported for these following versions: Cognos Business Intelligence V8.4.1 Cognos Data Manager V8.4.1 Cognos Business Intelligence Analysis […]

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Using Cognos Analytics to Improve Quality of Healthcare

The healthcare industry pressures and technology maturity are starting to converge, and as they do the organizations that are equipped to capture data, integrate and analyze it from multiple systems will be able to generate greater insights that will drive a shift from volume-based to value-driven healthcare that improves consumer engagement and care delivery. IBM […]

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Perficient & IBM Help the Men’s Wearhouse with Smarter Commerce

Perficient recently partnered with The Men’s Wearhouse, a leading men’s dress apparel retailer in the United States, to evolve their e-commerce strategy. The Men’s Wearhouse had long been a brick and mortar store, but recognized its customers’ growing use of digital channels during the shopping experience. To improve their competitive and customer experience, the retailer […]

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