IDG Contributor Network: How to work with HTTP Range Headers in WebAPI

Saturday, 27/May/2017 - at 2:25 AM

HTTP 1.1 provides support for range headers – it allows you to specify range headers to enable the client to retrieve partial response. This can be used to retrieve partial content when working over HTTP. It’s a technique that’s widely used when streaming video files, for instance.With this approach, rather than retrieving the entire data…

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23% off iRobot Roomba 650 Robotic Vacuum Cleaner – Deal Alert

Friday, 26/May/2017 - at 9:53 PM

If you want a thorough, everyday clean, maybe you should consider using robots. The Roomba 650 Vacuuming Robot provides a thorough clean at the push of a button. The patented, 3-Stage Cleaning System easily picks up dust, pet hair and large debris like cereal and works on all floor types, adjusting itself and re-charging itself…

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Leave AWS? Not for easier cloud discounts

Friday, 26/May/2017 - at 6:00 PM

If the cloud is all about convenience, cloud pricing is anything but. The pay-as-you-go model has been complicated by AWS Reserved Instances and other ways to lock in lower prices at the expense of business agility. Indeed, this critical need to shepherd costs efficiently has some AWS users longing for simpler and more flexible pricing…

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HTML5: Where the core web technology is headed now

Friday, 26/May/2017 - at 6:00 PM

HTML5 began making waves in software development many years before its official adoption in October 2014, reducing reliance on proprietary rich internet technologies such as Adobe Flash and Microsoft Silverlight. The HTML5 video element, for embedding video in a document, was a big change to support the rich internet. HTML5 also was designed to the support the change of…

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Cray puts its supercomputer in the cloud

Friday, 26/May/2017 - at 6:00 PM

Cray Research is now offering its Urika-GX supercomputer as a cloud computing service, targeted at life-sciences customers looking for compute cycles to solve some heavy problems. This offering, done with cloud infrastructure provider Markley, makes Cray one of the last high-performance computing providers to give cloud computing a try.But few companies actually need it.[ A…

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IDG Contributor Network: Microservices need to honor contracts

Friday, 26/May/2017 - at 7:19 AM

“The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing.” Archilochus said in 700 B.C. Centuries later, Unix was developed using similar philosophy: “Do one thing and do it well.”Derived on the same principles, microservices aim to deliver specific functionality in an independent repeatable way, but any change to that microservice must not result in breaking…

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Amateur web developers can now look to Mavo

Friday, 26/May/2017 - at 7:01 AM

Mavo, a tool to turn static HTML into reactive web applications without programming code or a server back end, has just moved to the beta stage. It could be boon for non-programmers looking to get their feet wet in web development.Built at MIT by a team led by computer scientist Lea Verou, the open source…

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BrandPost: Accelerating the Pace of Data Center Innovation

Friday, 26/May/2017 - at 4:58 AM

The pace of innovation in the data center is relentless and has been driven by Intel and Moore’s Law for decades. 2017 is shaping up to be no different. This year’s innovation will be built on decades of continuous investment in Intel architecture, and will further propel data center capabilities into the forefront of business…

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BrandPost: Advancing Your Data Scientist Career: Paths to Success

Friday, 26/May/2017 - at 4:57 AM

In the course of our work with Intel’s data science and artificial intelligence initiatives, we often encounter people who are excited about the potential of artificial intelligence, and eager to learn more about the things Intel is doing to drive the industry forward. In many cases, these people have read about Intel’s focus on AI,…

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