Google’s Major Gmail Redesign is now LIVE: Here are the changes

Last month marked 14 years since Gmail came into existence. Funny story – when Gmail was announced to the public on 1st April, 2004 not only did it arouse skepticism from those in the industry (owing to Google’s popular April Fools’ Day pranks), but it didn’t even have the infrastructure required to provide millions of users with reliable service. However, Gmail quickly became a force to reckon with. Its popularity threw competitors Yahoo and Hotmail off their game! By 2016, Gmail had a 20% market share and by 2017, had 1.2 billion users (source). Ever since we added G Suite […]

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What is Ceph Storage?

Enterprises deploying cloud hosting needed storage solutions that can help them manage critical business data. With the rise of open source software and high-performance storage systems, their penetration into cloud technology became imminent. Underlining this principle of high-performance storage systems for fast compute speed, Ceph storage was formed. What is Ceph Storage? Ceph is an open source software put together to facilitate highly scalable object, block and file-based storage under one whole system. The clusters of Ceph are designed in order to run commodity hardware with the help of an algorithm called CRUSH (Controlled Replication Under Scalable Hashing). This algorithm […]

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Features of the latest WordPress Version 4.9.5 – Explained

A recent survey conducted by hashedout, revealed that 49% of the biggest websites built with WordPress are not running WordPress’ latest version. As the most popular CMS in the world with over 60 million users or 30% of websites running the script, it is a huge target for several cyber threats (source-wordpress.org) WordPress version releases: 2018 marks 15 years since WordPress was first introduced to the world. It has undergone quite a transformation since then. As an open-source software, its features are continuously supported and updated by WordPress developers all over the world. Once a bug, issue or change request […]

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How AI is Going to Transform Project Management for the Better

The Project Management Institute (PMI) defines project management as ‘the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project activities to meet the project requirements’. Project management had always been practised informally but has recently emerged as a formal profession due to the demand for specific skills and domain knowledge required for project management. Today, project management has come a long way. Long enough to warrant discussions about the impact that Artificial Intelligence (you can’t escape it) could have on the domain. By now, most industries have accepted that Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are not dystopian nightmarish technologies that […]

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3 Ways Artificial Intelligence is Changing Traditional Marketing

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is changing the world we live in and affecting every area of our lives. It eliminates email SPAM. It knows what we want to watch on Netflix. It can also predict health concerns we may have in the future so that we can take steps to prevent them. Moving further, AI is changing the landscape for our careers. There are very few industries that are not currently disrupted by AI in one way or another. From healthcare to security to the financial industry, Artificial Intelligence solutions are making people’s jobs easier and, in some cases, eliminating them […]

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5 Best Cloud Computing Certifications for 2018

Cloud Computing certifications are amongst the most sought-after certifications these days. With the changing dynamics of businesses, it is but obvious that companies expect to access their data anytime and anywhere. It is with this idea in mind that most of them switch to the Cloud to achieve uniformity and accessibility. This has, therefore, increased the demand for more cloud certified professionals. Cloud Computing helps to achieve this purpose. In layman’s words Cloud Computing provides all computing services viz. servers, storage, databases, software over the internet. Among other things, Cloud Computing helps in: Storage, backup and recovery of data Hosting […]

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Why Sales Needs Big Data

For many, it’s been hammered home that Big Data and modern analytics technologies will revolutionize the marketing and sales industry. While many of us now accept this claim, we also take it for granted. Yes, Big Data can deliver significant results for marketing and sales professionals. But that doesn’t really matter. What truly matters is how and why. You see, if you don’t understand why the technology is so useful, or why it makes such an impact, then you can never truly take advantage of its full potential, can you? If you want to leverage Big Data to help your […]

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GDPR: What You Need to Know

Businesses, large and small, are in the midst of preparing for compliance with the Europeans Union’s new data privacy laws: The General Data Protection Regulation, or the GDPR, which will go into effect on May 25, 2018. The GDPR is very broad in scope and can apply to businesses both in and outside of the EU. Businesses that don’t comply with the GDPR could face heavy fines. Here’s what you need to know about the GDPR. (Note: You should consult your own legal counsel to determine if you are subject to the requirements of the GDPR.) What is GDPR? What […]

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