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Flipkart's CTO explains the Xiaomi launch outage

Amod Malviya, CTO, Flipkart, says the outage was not due to an infrastructure failure. He says changes in the nature of traffic affect Flipkart's complex algorithms, and throw up hidden choke points that don't show up in routine stress tests.

MANAGEMENT CENTRE

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RESOURCE CENTRE

APPLICATIONS

Crunching data for a profitable business

Whether you call it Big Data, data science, or simply analytics, data is a gold mine in Asia.

CLOUD COMPUTING

Doing an Office 365 migration the right way

Avoiding problems commonly seen in the past

DATA CENTER

Non-IBM Power8 servers, chips to appear early next year

Servers, chips and components are under development as part of third-party licensing deals.

IMAGING AND PRINTING

Want an Apple watch? Just 3D print one

An industrious design graduate from the University of Edinburgh has posted a 3D printing CAD file for a wrist ban that allows users to insert an iPod Nano, which can act as a watch, music player and more.

INDUSTRIES

Razer bakes WeChat into feature-packed Nabu smartband, teases U.S. launch

You may not care about WeChat integration, but Razer is going to roll out the Nabu smartband soon in the U.S.

INTERNET

Oyster's unlimited e-books head to the Web

Subscription e-book service Oyster has released a web app for desktop and mobile browsers, plugging the holes in its native app support.

MOBILE AND WIRELESS

Heading to Comic-Con? Check your Google Glass at the door

The idea is to prevent Google Glass-wearing superfans from capturing footage of any sneak previews that movie and TV studios would prefer not be seen beyond the walls of the San Diego Convention Center.

NETWORKING

Enhancements for Juniper Networks DDos Secure announced

Improvements provide tighter integration into routing and service provider infrastructure.

OPERATING SYSTEMS

Apple losing its grip as top tablet company

Apple's grip on the tablet is loosening, with the iPad losing ground during the second quarter this year to Android and Windows tablets.

SECURITY

How to make sure your cat photos (and other pics) don't disclose location data

You know those cat pictures you keep sharing on social media sites? They may reveal more about you than your love of felines.

STORAGE

Solid State Doctor 3.1: SSD TRIM for the masses

For anyone not running Windows 8.1 with its "optimize drive" command, there haven't been a lot of options for forcing your SSD to clean house--i.e. erasing cells, consolidating data, or whatever other techniques SSD vendors use to make sure that the drive continues to perform at its peak and doesn't suffer debilitating conditions such as erase-before-write contention. Solid State Doctor, a toolbox utility from the LC Technology data recovery house, will spur nearly any SSD into tidying up the place via TRIM commands.

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BLOGS

Financial consequences for obese employees in Singapore: Another new business model enabled by mobile

Julie Ask, Forrester's Vice President, Principal Analyst and co-author of the "Mobile Mind Shift" book, blogs about a new business model enabled by mobile she observed at a meeting with a Singapore company this week, which relates financial consequences for its obese employees who are tracked by company-sponsored Jawbone wearable device.

Apple shores up its enterprise position in Asia with IBM partnership

The reality is that there are a lot of iPads in businesses across Asia Pacific, and companies are looking to formally support them — but Microsoft has been the standout provider here, stealing business away from Apple.

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