USS San Jacinto Visits Palma, Spain

first_img View post tag: Naval April 4, 2014 Guided-missile destroyer USS San Jacinto (CG 56) arrived in Palma, Spain for a scheduled port visit, April 3. View post tag: Spain View post tag: San The port visit is designed to continue Naval Forces Europe-Africa’s efforts to strengthen maritime partnerships with European nations to improve maritime safety and security in the region. During the visit, Sailors will have the opportunity to meet with the people of Spain and to experience the rich culture and history the country has to offer. San Jacinto is on a scheduled deployment as a part of the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group to support maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet Area of Responsibility.[mappress]Press Release, April 4, 2014; Image: Wikimedia Share this article Back to overview,Home naval-today USS San Jacinto Visits Palma, Spain USS San Jacinto Visits Palma, Spaincenter_img View post tag: Jacinto View post tag: News by topic View post tag: Navy View post tag: Palma View post tag: USS View post tag: visits Training & Educationlast_img read more

Female agents target glass ceiling

first_imgThe first of four events will be held in Brisbane (AAP Image/Darren England) And, for the first time, men will also take to the microphone.“As an agent, I didn’t see inequality, I saw that you got what you put in,” Ms Storer said.“There are opportunities but we need to have conversations around issues like returning to work after having a baby, flexible working arrangements … building support teams.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus14 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market14 hours ago“For a long time the real estate industry was dominated by, and run by, men, but selling property can be stressful, emotional, and vendors want a personalised service.“That does not mean taking a more feminine approach but making those heart-to-heart connections.“Sellers want to build trust and rapport. Giving over the keys to your home is like handing over the keys to your sanctuary. They want a personalised service.” Former Brisbane agent turned mentor Sherrie Storer has released early bird tickets to her next event, which celebrates the achievements of women in the real estate sector and discusses the future of women in leadership. Supplied.WOMEN now outnumber men in real estate, but Brisbane industry coach and mentor Sherrie Storer said women remained under-represented in leadership roles. ABS data shows that women account for 55 per cent of employees working in the rental, hiring and real estate services, but Ms Storer said the number of women in principal and leadership positions remained below par.However, this is changing, she said.And male agents were seeking training to adopt a more ‘feminine’ approach with sellers that require more empathy.“Women have tended to be more in property management and support roles but there is a push to change that,” she said.“We are seeing a greater push for that change from the top now, not just the grassroots.”To coincide with International Womens Day today, Ms Storer has announced and released early bird tickets to the third series of her Women in Real Estate Business Breakfast, which will be held in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and now Adelaide. Auctioneer Thomas McGlynn will be one of the keynote speakers. Picture: Tim Hunter.Early bird tickets are now available for $135, with full priced tickets costing $150. The first event will be held in Brisbane on August 7.For more information or to purchase tickets click here.center_img Leanne Pilkington will be one of the keynote speakers at the event. REA. To continue those conversations, the breakfast series will consider topics ranging from ways to increase female participation in principal and leadership positions, the concept of quotas and how best to support women returning to the workforce after childbirth.Ms Storer said the debate would be opened up to both genders, saying men needed to be involved in the conversation for change to happen.“A third of the attendees at previous events have been men and we want to see everyone, male, female, gay, straight, involved,” she said.“We have a massive line-up of 32 highly-respected speakers across all four events.”Last year, tickets to the event sold out within a matter of days. Now in its third year, Ms Storey is expecting double that number to attend.Among the keynote speakers will be Thomas McGlynn, sales director and chief auctioneer for The Agency, and Leanne Pilkington, managing director of Laing+Simmons. last_img read more

Chaos Monkey: How Netflix Uses Random Failure to Ensure Success

first_imgRelated Posts klint finley Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… In a post last week about lessons learned using Amazon Web Services, Netflix‘s John Ciancutti revealed that the company built something called “Chaos Monkey” to ensure that individual components work independently. Chaos Monkey randomly kills instances and services within Netflix’s AWS infrastructure to help developers to make sure each individual component returns something even when system dependencies aren’t responding.For example, if the recommendation system is down Netflix will display popular titles instead of personalized picks. The quality of the response is degraded, but least there is a response. Ciancutti explains it this way: “If we aren’t constantly testing our ability to succeed despite failure, then it isn’t likely to work when it matters most – in the event of an unexpected outage.”Here are the lessons Ciancutti writes that Netflix has learned: Dorothy, you’re not in Kansas anymore (“You need to be prepared to unlearn a lot of what you know”)Co-tenancy is hardThe best way to avoid failure is to fail constantlyLearn with real scale, not toy modelsCommit yourselfChaos Monkey fits into number three.For more advice on migrating to the cloud from Netflix, check out our article Netflix’s Advice on Moving to Amazon Web Services. 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Marketcenter_img Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… Tags:#cloud#cloud computing last_img read more