Novedades con Elastic Stack 5.x (Spanish Version)

En octubre del año pasado ha sido liberada de manera oficial la versión 5.0.0. Desde entonces, han ido saliendo periódicamente actualizaciones y nuevas versiones del stack (la última mientras escribo este artículo es la 5.2.1, del 14 de febrero de 2017).

Sin embargo, desde mimacom hemos visto que a muchos de nuestros clientes les cuesta dar el paso y decidirse a cambiar a estas últimas versiones. Dado que han venido cargadas de novedades en múltiples aspectos, creemos que es un paso lógico y que todos deberíamos de plantearnos llegado el momento.

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Docker with Liferay DXP

What is docker?

Docker containers wrap a piece of software in a complete filesystem that contains everything needed to run: code, runtime, system tools, system libraries – anything that can be installed on a server. This guarantees that the software will always run the same, regardless of its environment.

There are so many advantages using Docker, one for example is that the new members in a development team can easily build a local environment without spend a lot of time. With this in mind, this article shows how to build a MySQL and Liferay DXP development environment with Docker.

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Summary Grassroot Smart Cities


Cities are complex systems, characterized by massive numbers of interconnected citizens. In the advent of new technologies, such as IoT or mobile applications, various domains within these systems can be enhanced to support the decisions of its citizens, businesses, or administration.

Ideally, a city follows a vision how to improve its smartness to generate value for its citizens. However, this top-down approach is often not applied consequently in many cities. Reasons are a reluctance to invest in new approaches due to a critical financial state or a conservative view averse to an approach that makes only sense regionally. A typical city already manages a big portfolio of IT solutions and it’s difficult to know in advance, what technologies and innovations will be used by end users.

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