In 2017, Europe produced more Of its electricity from solar, wind and biomass resources than from coal.
Today's market is more volatile, with greater variability in energy sources due in large part to the desire to reduce environmental damage. The European Union (EU) is on track to achieve its 2020 goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 20% compared to 1990 levels l by reducing its reliance on carbon-based power.
This paper examines the five most critical variables that investors, developers, and others must recognise in the due diligence process before investing in a new power generation project in Europe.
Many in the United States’ power generation
industry no doubt long for the relative market
tranquility of the late 20th century. The generation
plants built and operated then were carbon-fueled
or nuclear-powered, with a few hydro-electric
plants sprinkled in. The economics were largely
stable and predictable, often thanks to regulation
that shielded utilities from market fluctuations.
But even in those simpler times, when the
market was far less volatile, there was still
much due diligence required when investors
and developers were considering multi-milliondollar commitments in new generation projects.
Today’s market is more volatile, due in large part
to the disruptive effect of low-cost natural gas
and the subsequent, rapid growth of affordable
As more uneconomical and inefficient generation
plants go offline, there is, for the most part,
sufficient carbon-free or carbon-reduced
generation to meet the growing demand for
electric energy. There are pockets of growth
Companies exploring offshore software development often find an overwhelming array of options. For example, is India the best choice? What about China, Russia or Brazil? Time, distance and language barriers also make it difficult to assess the quality of offshore developers. How can businesses reduce the risks of offshoring?
Mobile apps drive up to 4-times longer engagement than mobile sites, but mobile application development platforms (MADP) have mainly been focused on developers, making personalization and adjustments difficult for marketers. Adobe has changed that. Gartner recently evaluated the top MADP vendors, across a variety of criteria, including Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute, and named Adobe a Leader in their Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms report.
We help marketers and developers work together more efficiently, giving marketers an easy way to make, manage, measure, and monetize their mobile apps, so developers have more time to create rich app features.
Marketing and technology partners must collaborate as never before in order to delight and engage customers “in the moment.”
Previously stove-piped functions are starting to work together to take a holistic approach to create great digital experiences at enterprise
scale, but organizations see the need for more work to create relevant, integrated digital customer experiences in real time.
IBM commissioned Forrester Consulting to discover how developers and marketers are working together to provide customers
exceptional digital experiences reliably, quickly, and seamlessly.
The study found that while the mandate to collaborate has been heard, there is still work to be done to move to the next level and put in
place technology, processes, and culture to create digital customer experience in real time.
You’ve spent time and money to develop an impressive in-game experience and attract and acquire new players. You’ve studied your CPA and eCPI, tweaked key in-game events to drive retention and conversion, and you’ve got your marketing engine humming, focused on engagement.
Despite all this effort, you’re still not hitting your goals. Conversions are lower than expected. Churn is high. Something is not right, but you are not sure what it is.
Akamai has been helping game developers and distributors maximize the web performance of games for more than a decade. This brief outlines some common obstacles and how you can overcome them.
Perhaps more than any programming language, Java continues to
have a profound impact on how people navigate today’s world. Java’s
functionality is responsible for setting a great deal of what users expect
in terms of performance from their internet-accessible devices.
The history of Java is more than two decades long and the language
continues to grow and adapt in response to evolving consumer and
business expectations. Throughout all of these changes, however, the
performance of Java applications remains a paramount concern for
Microservices are a type of software architecture where large applications are made up
of small, self-contained units working together through APIs that are not dependent
on a specific language. Each service has a limited scope, concentrates on a particular
task and is highly independent. This setup allows IT managers and developers to build
systems in a modular way. In his book, “Building Microservices,” Sam Newman said
microservices are small, focused components built to do a single thing very well.
With an estimated 9 million developers worldwide, the Java community
is a very robust one. One of the most important uses of Java today is
building applications for mobile devices using the Android operating
system. In addition, Java remains incredibly popular for enterprise
applications and client-server web applications, and is also a very
common language of instruction in software development courses.
In this section, we’ll look back at the history of
Microsoft Azure, including the ways in which Microsoft’s strategy for the
platform and for the company as a whole have shifted in recent years.
Recently, Microsoft has focused on opening up the Azure environment
to widen its appeal to all kinds of developers, including those working in
non-Microsoft frameworks and languages.
Perhaps more than any programming language, Java continues to have a profound impact on how people navigate today’s world. Java’s functionality is responsible for setting a great deal of what users expect in terms of performance from their internet accessible devices.
The history of Java is more than two decades long and the language continues to grow and adapt in response to evolving consumer and business expectations. Throughout all of these changes, however, the performance of Java applications remains a paramount concern for developers.
Published By: Aviatrix
Published Date: Jun 11, 2018
OpenVPN is a popular and respected solution for enabling remote access to AWS VPCs for IT personnel, cloud developers, and a wide variety of end-user roles. While OpenVPN may be all that is needed to enable cloud access for a few users, it alone cannot meet the needs of growing organizations – particularly those that have security or compliance requirements. Similarly, Bastion hosts or jump hosts are often used when AWS is primarily focused on developers, but these tools likewise have scaling and security limitations.
As part of our fact-filled AWS Bootcamp series, Aviatrix CTO Sherry Wei and Neel Kamal, head of field operations at Aviatrix, review key requirements and compare the remote user VPN options available for managing and securing access to AWS VPC resources. They also demonstrate features that ensure your remote access tools and methodology are “enterprise cloud-ready.”
Who Should Watch?
Anyone responsible for connectivity of cloud resources, including cloud architects, cloud
Cloud in the enterprise has grown up. It’s no longer just a sandbox for developers, or a sneaky backdoor way for business units to get more IT resources fast. Now, IT leaders are seeing the big picture: cloud as the de facto model for delivering the whole of IT to the whole of the business. Increasingly, they’re adopting a Cloud-First mindset.
"Today’s technology advances at a fast rate. Attempting to adopt modern architectures can uncover a knowledge gap with developers, who might be unfamiliar with new architecture patterns and frameworks. This includes adopting cloud-native architectures to help with greater efficiency and cost benefits.
TIBCO’s integration solutions helps enable you to create an environment that simplifies the building of cloud-native applications, with support for modern architectures, such as microservices, event-driven APIs, serverless, and edge deployment.
Download this solution brief to see how you can help accelerate your development on AWS cloud by:
• Helping reduce your costs with modern application microservices and functions
• Seamlessly migrating your integration workloads to Amazon Elastic Container Service using out-of-the-box migration utilities
• Connecting your cloud, on-premises, and edge data sources, regardless of data formats "
Security teams understand that developers turn to open source to save time, cut costs, and promote innovation. But getting a handle on the security implications of open source use can be difficult. Learn how to identify security vulnerabilities and monitor your codebase for future security.
Many Learning and Talent Management platforms
don’t have the flexibility to customize the type of
reporting that users want, or it’s too complicated to
figure out. Bluewater’s team of developers and
designers can create completely customized pages
within your Learning and Talent Management System*
for a seamless delivery of what you need,
Published By: BMC ASEAN
Published Date: Dec 18, 2018
DevOps is fast becoming a core competency required to gain competitive advantage. At its most basic level, DevOps is a team approach to drive agile modern application development and operations to deliver high quality critical digital business services.
Cloud services are fundamentally changing the way applications are developed. The near ubiquitous, lowfriction access to cloud computing for developers, who can literally access powerful computing resources at the touch of a keystroke or swipe of a credit card, has fundamentally altered the software development lifecycle (SDLC).
See what analyst 451 Research has to say about Control-M and how it is continuing to modernize with the addition of Workload Change Manager, which aims to make creating and verifying batch jobs and workflows easier for developers.
This paper, "Workload Automation – From Application Development to Digital Service Delivery," describes how a workload automation solution can eliminate the manual processes developers now use to define batch workflows and communicate them to schedulers.By extending the use of workload automation to developers, organizations can implement applications faster, slash costs, and increase service quality.
The ability to apply software to strategic advantage is the de? ning technology theme of this decade. This is not just an IT issue. It is a business imperative. Every business is in the software business. In some industries, the number of software jobs has doubled over the past ? ve years. JP Morgan Chase has more software developers than Google and more technologists than Microsoft. If you think your company isn’t in the software business, you’re wrong. Airlines, oil companies, telecommunications providers all are using applications to attract customers and gain a competitive advantage.
With the ubiquitous adoption of mobile devices, a whole new platform for application and content delivery is evolving. With their colorful, interactive, intuitive user interfaces, always-on global connectivity, sensing capabilities such as GPS and device orientation and their ability to connect with users through personalized con? guration options, mobile is truly the de? ning platform of the applicat
"CA Technologies focuses on DevOps - with an emphasis on ops. DevOps and Continuous delivery are slowly picking up, and CA is putting a lot of resources into providing a strong solution that connects developers with operations folks. CA LISA® has the strongest SVT product in our evaluation, making it ideal for organizations with a comprehensive SVT enterprise strategy."
CA Technologies focuses on DevOps - with an emphasis on ops. DevOps and Continuous delivery are slowly picking up, and CA is putting a lot of resources into providing a strong solution that connects developers with operations folks. CA LISA® has the strongest SVT product in our evaluation, making it ideal for organizations with a comprehensive SVT enterprise strategy.
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