RackNine implements Installatron

April 23rd, 2014 by Matt Meier
Installatron Apps

As of today all of our web hosting accounts include Installatron, a one-click web application installer that provides a graphical interface and automation tools designed to simplify the process of deploying and managing web applications.

Installatron allows you to easily install and effortlessly manage web software such as blogs, photo galleries, forums, shops, and other top web applications, right from your cPanel hosting panel. The installation procedure takes only seconds and can be performed by non-technical users. All the hard work of creating and setting up MySQL databases, unzipping files, assigning permissions, etc., is done by the application installer in [...]

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Business Intelligence, Business Analysts and Big Data

April 18th, 2014 by Steven Gara
Big Data Opportunities

One of the newest trends in business analysis is the melding of the BA and BI roles – where BAs become more like data-centric business intelligence analysts, similar to data scientists.

As more companies jump onto the Big Data wagon, the widening need for data may breathe new life into the business analysis role, opening more avenues of responsibilities — and corresponding increases in salaries as a result.

Click here to find business analyst jobs.

Most BAs have technology and analytical backgrounds. That leads them to perform tasks such as:

Assisting with the implementation and support of business information systems like Cognos or [...]

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How to Contribute to Open-Source Projects

February 28th, 2014 by David Bolton
open source

Contributing to Open-Source Projects (via slashdot)

So you’ve got a bit of programming experience and some spare time available, and the thought of gaining more practical knowledge, reputation and maybe even a paid job (hey, it worked for Linus Torvalds!) has tempted you to explore Open Source. But…

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How Cloud Computing will command Local and International Markets

January 23rd, 2014 by Ben Uretsky
Cloud Computing Markets

How Cloud Computing Will Dominate Emerging Markets (via slashdot)

Cloud computing will continue to be the way of the future– not only domestically, but for international emerging markets, as well. Studies project that more than 50 percent of all information technology will be in the cloud within the next five to…


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The Future of Cloud Hosting

December 17th, 2013 by Ben Uretsky
future of cloud hosting

The Future of Cloud Hosting (via slashdot)

The rapid growth of cloud computing follows a logical trajectory that began with the dot-com boom in the ‘90s. More small businesses needing server capacity to manage Websites created a market for shared hosting to meet consumer need at a much lower…

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