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Using Azure Automation and SharePoint Online lists to schedule VM start-up and shutdown

To make the most efficient use of Public cloud you need to ensure your servers are only running when they need to be.<br>Using SharePoint online as the …

SQL Server Data Access Using R – Part 1

By: Derek Colley | Read Comments (3) | Related Tips: 1 | 2 | More > SQL Server 2016<p>Problem<p>R is a popular data modeling, analysis and plotting …

Databases

Microsoft Makes Azure More Affordable

Amazon should watch out, because Microsoft is making its Azure cloud service more affordable.<p>A recent survey reported that Microsoft's Azure is …

IaaS

Minecraft's education edition will teach kids to code

Microsoft's popular building-blocks game gets a tool to help students learn how to program.<p>Learning how to program just got a lot more fun.<p>Microsoft's Minecraft: Education Edition for schools and students has added a tool called Code Builder that lets players pick up code-building tech from …

Education

(RDS) Tip of the Day: Options for migrating out of Azure RemoteApp

Today’s Tip…<p>If you have stopped using Azure RemoteApp because of the retirement announcement or because you've finished your evaluation, you need to …

Deal: Snag this Aukey 20000mAh external battery for just $28 at Amazon

You’re phone is almost completely out of juice, but there’s not a single power outlet in site. We’ve all been there. For those occasions, an external battery is what you need, and today you can buy a big 20,000mAh battery from Aukey for a mere $27.99 at Amazon.<p>At the moment, the listing for the …

Samsung Galaxy S7

DigitalOcean home

Introduction<p>SSH, or secure shell, is the most common way of connecting to Linux hosts for remote administration. Although the basics of connecting to …

Linux

5 Things To Stop Doing For Better Speeches

If you have any significant responsibility, you sometimes make speeches. They may be to employees or customers or community groups, but it’s inevitable that an executive has to give speeches. However, it’s not inevitable that they be bad speeches. For a quick fix, here are five common things to …

Public Speaking

Hashing Out the Almighty Hashtag [INFOGRAPHIC]

For many people, hashtags have become a bit of a satirical addition to social media posts. But when used correctly-and in moderation-they're a great …

Marketing

4 Ways To Improve Customer Experience Using Data

<i>Sara Vera is a data scientist at</i> <i>Insightly</i><i>, a CRM and project management tool.</i><p>In marketing, data is power. Surveys of marketers across industries suggest that brands of all shapes and sizes have hopped on the big data bandwagon. The Direct Marketing Association found that 84 percent of respondents …

This Guy Remade Super Mario 64’s Most Iconic Level In HD And Playable In Your Browser

On Christmas morning of 1996, the first level of Super Mario 64 was blowing the minds of millions of kids around the world simultaneously.<p>It looks a bit rough around the edges nearly 20 years later — but it’s still truly excellent. And now it’s been remade in glorious HD.<p>Now, don’t go looking for …

Retrogaming

UN says Israel, not Iran, North Korea or Syria worst violator of human rights

What country deserves more condemnation for violating human rights than any other nation on earth? According to the U.N.’s top human rights body, that would be Israel.<p>Last week, Israel was the U.N.’s number one women’s rights violator. This week it is the U.N.’s all-round human rights …

Infographic: How Often Should You Post on Social Media? See the Most Popular Research and Tips

It seems like a great portion of the social media research we do at Buffer often comes back to a few big questions for social media sharing.<p>How do I …

Infographics

5 Essential and Time-Saving Social Media Automation Tools for Marketers

Are you pressed for time but want to feed content to your social media marketing channels regularly?<p>Do you find yourself doing repetitive social …

Deploying MySQL over NFS using the Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance

The Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance supports NFS, iSCSI, and Fibre Channel access to a MySQL database. By consolidating the storage of MySQL databases …

Databases

7 Benefits of Social Media Marketing for Small Businesses

Boom! You have a shiny new website created by Impulse Creative. Now what? Let’s show it off and bring in the masses! Yes, we want people to visit, …

How To Market With A Personal Touch (Even When You’re Speaking To Different Audiences)

Have you ever come across a business that really seems to understand you?<p>They not only have the products or services you’re looking for, but they …

A Guide To Optimizing Your Social Media Marketing Campaign

We often hear about website and search engine optimization, but social media optimization hasn’t quite made it into the mainstream vernacular. Whether you’ve heard the term or not, you may already optimizing your social media posts every day.<p>Here are a few examples:<p>Checking your analytics to see …

Researchers use cell-phone data, not precogs, to predict crime in London

Just this year we've seen open data give rise to recreations of Denmark in <i>Minecraft</i>, the ability to compare cities at the same scale and also collections of geo-mapped tweets and traffic lights. But what about a practical application for all of that info, one that has a more tangible benefit to …

How I Start.

Portal<p>Portal is a game that consists of a series of puzzles that must be solved by teleporting the player’s character and simple objects from one …

Why Facebook's New 'Anonymous Login' Matters

Facebook is moving one step closer to becoming your all-access pass to the Internet. CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced today that the company plans to offer “Anonymous Login.” Don’t get confused: That doesn’t mean you can log in to Facebook anonymously. It means you can use your Facebook account to …

Millions of passwords exposed

SAN FRANCISCO — An alarming lapse in Internet security has exposed millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other sensitive bits of information to potential theft by computer hackers who may have been secretly exploiting the problem before its discovery.<p>The breakdown revealed this week …

Forensic Investigation on Windows Machines

Digital forensics is the process of identifying and collecting digital evidence from any medium, while preserving its integrity for examination and …

This Is What It Looks Like When a Google Manager Gets Feedback

Using a rigorous, data-driven hiring process, Google goes to great lengths to attract young, ambitious self-starters and original thinkers. It screens candidates’ résumés for markers that indicate potential to excel there — especially general cognitive ability. People who make that first cut are …

Docker goes broader — supporting more Linux distros out of the box

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Docker, the popular container technology that, in theory, lets developers encapsulate their apps and run them on bare metal, …

The 40 Must-Have Android Apps for the Power User

For the longest time, Android was an operating system that eschewed visual flair in favour of giving flexibility and power to the user, and since third party developers took their cues from the OS itself, their apps tended to be complex and unabashedly ugly.<p>Somewhere along the way, right around the …