21 Nov

Are You Ready For IoT – Internet of Things

Come 2020 and millions or even billions of smart electronic devices, linked by the Internet, would interact with each other independent of human intervention. This network of interacting electronic devices is named as the Internet of Things (IoT). Looking at it from our times (2013), one could expect the IoT to consist of PCs, tablet computers, digital cameras, e-Book readers, mobile phones, robots, private and public computer networks and whatever new smart electronic devices that would be developed between now and 2020.

What would that mean to you and me? Here are some of the key benefits… and costs.

BENEFITS

Automation: Automation will have reached such high levels as to cause a paradigm shift in our lifestyles. One of the most significant changes, that we can expect to see is that our lives will become far more comfortable than now. Physically, we would have to travel less. There will be even more time to dedicate to our primary occupations and of course, to vacations, rest and relaxation.

Here are a few examples to help one appreciate what life would be like in the IoT age. You can, for example, expect your PC to automatically order groceries when their stocks fall below set levels. If you had a specialised robot at home, you can set it to

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21 Nov

Is Artificial Intelligence Possible?

Artificial Intelligence has been brain-dead since the 1970s.” This rather ostentatious remark made by Marvin Minsky co-founder of the world-famous MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, was referring to the fact that researchers have been primarily concerned on small facets of machine intelligence as opposed to looking at the problem as a whole. This article examines the contemporary issues of artificial intelligence (AI) looking at the current status of the AI field together with potent arguments provided by leading experts to illustrate whether AI is an impossible concept to obtain.

Because of the scope and ambition, artificial intelligence defies simple definition. Initially AI was defined as “the science of making machines do things that would require intelligence if done by men”. This somewhat meaningless definition shows how AI is still a young discipline and similar early definitions have been shaped by technological and theoretical progress made in the subject. So for the time being, a good general definition that illustrates the future challenges in the AI field was made by the American Association for Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) clarifying that AI is the “scientific understanding of the mechanisms underlying thought and intelligent behaviour and their embodiment in machines”.

The term “artificial intelligence” was first coined by John McCarthy at a Conference at Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, in 1956, but the concept of machine intelligence is in fact much older. In ancient Greek mythology the smith-god, Hephaestus, is credited with making Talos, a “bull-headed” bronze man who guarded Crete for King Minos by patrolling the island terrifying off impo

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21 Nov

Top IT Training Trends to Watch Out For in 2017

At myTectra we have been continuously monitoring the Information Technologies (IT) courses trends year on year.Personally, I’m amazed at the technology we have available to us and how frequently new technology adapted in the IT industry. There’s always something new on the horizon, and we can’t help but wait and wonder what technological marvels are coming next.

The way I see it, there are seven major tech trends we’re in store for in 2017. If you’re eyeing a IT job being a freshers or an experienced IT professional , any of these courses is a pretty good bet. If you’re already an IT Professional working on a technology which has no career growth, think about how you can leverage these technologies.

1. Python Training

All the recent reports have highlighted that the usage and popularity of Python is growing drastically compared to other programing language like Java, .NET, Perl where the usage of those language is coming down year on year.

At myTectra we have been monitoring the Trend of Python and Java since 2013 based on number of Jobs posted in Naurki for Bangalore region since 2013. In the below

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21 Nov

7 Reasons Why Java Developers Should Learn Hadoop

Imagine there are two girls standing in front of you – The first girl is cute, beautiful, interesting and has the smile that any guy would die for. And the other girl is average-looking, quiet, not-so-impressive… no different from the ones that you usually see in the restaurant cash counter. Which girl will you call out for a date? If you’re like me, you will choose the attractive girl. You see, life is full of options and making the right choice is what matters the most.

If you’re a Java developer, then you probably have more choices to make – like the switch from Java to Hadoop.

Big data and Hadoop are the two most popular buzzwords in the industry. Chances are that you have come across these two terms on the Java payscale forums or seen your senior colleagues making the switch to get bigger paychecks. I’ll tell you what, the upgrade from Java to Hadoop is not just about staying updated with the latest technology or getting appraisals – it’s about being competent and putting your career on the fifth gear.

The good news for all the aspiring Hadoop developers is that, the Big Data industry has already crossed the $50 billion dollar mark and over 64% of the top 720 co

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21 Nov

3 Steps to Become a Cloud Computing AWS Expert

3 Steps to Become a Cloud Computing AWS Expert

The cloud computing domain in IT industry is a sector that continues to see significant growth and a huge demand for skilled people. Currently there is a wide gap between the skill requirement and the skilled resource available on cloud computing especially Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the professionals with a high knowledge of AWS cloud are among the highest earners in the IT field.

The people with the AWS skills have the ability to use new methods of implementing, testing, developing and planning AWS projects. But, before starting a new career in cloud computing, it is important to choose right cloud computing technologies like Amazon Web Services (AWS) which is the market leader in cloud computing and most in demand skills in IT Industry.

Here are a few steps to

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21 Nov

7 Reasons to Learn DevOps

Who have not heard of SONY…?

Sony Pictures Entertainment is a Digital Media Group (DMG), a American entertainment company and a subsidiary of Sony entertainment inc.
As company SONY faced a challenge in managing entertainment software development and delivery.

In Every Companies Time play a huge role with revenue. As the time taken to Develop Software increased the Revenue got affected in order to overcome this problem SONY
Implemented an automated cloud delivery system composed of open source tools and SaaS solutions. This made the months-long delivery to just in minute’s delivery.
This Continuous delivery Model helped developers to focus on adding features and reduced idle resources and associated costs.

How did This Happen?
Answer is: They used DevOps the Best Practice in Industries.

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21 Nov

What Is Blockchain?

Blockchain is an irrefutably resourceful invention which is practically bringing about a revolution in the global business market. Its evolution has brought with it a greater good, not only for businesses but for its beneficiaries as well. But since it’s revelation to the world, a vision of its operational activities is still unclear. The main question stick in everyone’s mind is – What is Blockchain?

To start with, Blockchain technology serves as a platform that allows the transit of digital information without the risk of being copied. It has, in a way, laid the foundation of a strong backbone of a new kind of internet space. Originally designed to deal with Bitcoin – trying to explain the layman about the functions of its algorithms, the hash functions, and digital signature property, today, the technology buffs are finding other potential uses of this immaculate invention which could pave the way to the onset of an entirely new business dealing process in the world.

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21 Nov

Technology Trends That Will Dominate 2017: Big Data, IoT, AWS and AI

Technology has remarkably changed the way we live today, there is no denial to it. Compared with our ancestors, we stand far away from them in using different technologies for our day-to-day works.

So many technologies are developed in the past couple of years that have revolutionized our lives, and it’s impossible to list each of them. Though technology changes fast with time, we can observe the trends in which it changes. Last year, 2016 had bought so many fresh innovative ideas and creations towards automation and integration etc., and this year 2017 is expected to continue the similar kind of trend.

In this article, we are going to discuss some of the notable trends for this year, which will make us look beyond the horizon.

Gartner’s 2016 Hype Cycle for emerging technologies have identified different technologies that will be trending this year. The cycle illustrates the fact how technology innovations are redefining the relations between the customer and marketer.

This year, Gartner has identified Blockchains, Connected Homes, Cognitive Expert Advisors, Machine Learning, Software-defined Security etc. as the overarching technology trends, which have the potential of reshaping the business models and offering enterprises the definite route to emerging markets and ecosystems.

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21 Nov

Reasons to Choose a Career in Data Analytics

The career opportunities in the field of data analytics or data science or other similar profiles are seeing a growth like never before. It is a great time to be alive and witness this extraordinary phenomenon where the industry is evolving so fast and the future isn’t clear but it is definitely promising. This background provides an excellent platform for young professionals to take advantage of and build careers in this exciting new field. Listed below are a few reasons why the data analyst/scientist are great prospects for young professionals graduating in a next few years.

1. Interesting Work – Data analytics is definitely not as challenging and fun as software development but it has its own set of challenges that make it very interesting work. For one, it aims to answer question related to market trends and behaviours. More advanced projects would involve learning mathematical techniques used for statistics. Apart from being interesting, one can be part of any industry since the skillset is transferrable in most cases.

2. Pays Well – Any professional in this field would testify that this profile pays well. And since, there is so much demand, this trend is not going to slow down any time soon. Most young graduates, with a technical education and some relevant industry experience (internships) can be hired as data analysts or business analysts and these jobs should pay around USD 60-70K. Of course, this number grows very generously as one gains more experience and grows in terms of designation. A middle management position would pay starting at USD 90-95K.

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21 Nov

Is Virtual Reality Career Path is a right choice to advance my career ?

Virtual reality, the idealised next step in both gaming and simulations. With the rise of Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Sony’s Project Morpheus and the recent OnePlus Cardboard virtual reality is beginning to find a place in the consumer household, rather than with only arcades and technology enthusiasts.

The question is, and will be whether virtual reality is here to stay and how will it affect the current gaming market. TMR, a market intelligence company has released a report estimating that the United States virtual reality market was worth US $466.6 million in 2012. With anticipated growth to reach US $5.8 billion dollars by 2019.

Such massive market potential is likely the driving force behind the broad range of companies jumping on the VR scene. Everyone from Sony to Valve are currently developing or have released early products, such a range of heavy hitting gaming companies is a sign that virtual reality has a place. Whilst this anticipated growth is impressive, it remains to be seen if this new technology will be purely a passing fad or a long-term gaming option.

According to this report the constant increase in technology, such as 3D effects and motion tracking are pushing the rise of virtual reality. Whilst increasing disposable incomes are letting more and more households give this new technology a try. On the flip-side the cost of these technologies, demonstrated by Valve stating that their HTC Vive is aimed at the high-end consumer is expected to harm growth and widespread adoption.

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