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JAVA: Microsoft Joins Java-oriented Cloud Foundry. What’s Microsoft doing joining an open-source Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) cloud provider, which largely uses Java and Node.js to build applications instead of .NET Core? Easy. Corey Sanders, Microsoft’s director of Azure Compute, told me: “That’s where the customers are. Microsoft has been working with Cloud Foundry since 2015. It’s a natural progression for us and our customers love running on Cloud Foundry on Azure.” Read the rest
PYTHON: A Closer Look at Python-SQL Server 2017 Integration. Do you know everything you need to take advantage of SQL Server 2017’s support of Python? NOTE: Email address registration required to gain access. Find out more
KOTLIN: The Programmers Guide To Kotlin – The Basics. There is renewed interest in Kotlin, the open source Java replacement language pioneered by JetBrains, now that Google has decided to support it as the third official Android development language. What better time could there be to find out what it is and how to use it. Read more
NOW ON SLIDESHARE: Tech Update Summary from Blue Mountain Data Systems July 2017 https://www.slideshare.net/BMDS3416/tech-update-summary-from-blue-mountain-data-systems-july-2017.
IT SECURITY SUPPORT: Blue Mountain Data Systems is actively involved in implementing FISMA and NIST standards with Federal Civilian Agencies. Due to our extensive experience in this area, Blue Mountain has developed processes and organizational techniques to help ensure security deliverables are completed on time, and performed in the most efficient manner possible. We ensure that NIST-800-53 control requirements are treated consistently during definition, analysis, implementation, auditing, and reporting phases of a system. Find out more about Blue Mountain Data Systems IT Security Support Services. Call us at 703-502-3416.
BLUE MOUNTAIN DATA SYSTEMS HAS THE EXPERIENCE: 1994 to Present – U.S. Dept. of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration. Responsible to the Office of Technology and Information Systems for information systems architecture, planning, applications development, networking, administration and IT security, supporting the enforcement of Title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act — ERISA. Within the EBSA, Blue Mountain is responsible for design, development and support for its various enforcement database management systems, as well as all case tracking and customer service inquiry systems. Blue Mountain also provides IT security services to the EBSA, in the form of FISMA Assessment and Authorization, System Security Plans, Risk and vulnerability assessments, monitoring and investigation support. Read more.