From the Cloud to Virtualization, Software As a Service to Web Services, ideas seem to be everywhere all the time. Somewhere, somehow, someone needs to separate the wheat from the chaff. Weâ€™ve asked Matt Heusser to provide his insight and commentary on the prevailing issues for IT staff today.
Earlier in March I wrote about the difficulty of working through cost trade-offs. A team I am working with was trying to decide the best way to create an environment for nightly run of a UI automation test suite. We decided on a solution. Our IT person created a clean virtual machine and gave me adm…READ MORE
Ideally, digital certificates are ________ compatible with older browsers and operating systems, a concept known as ubiquity.
Both backwards and backward are technically correct, according to Grammar Girl. However, when you use itÂ…READ MORE
Choosing a right business process management software for your enterprise is a very important decision to make but not before this. Before everything else, you must be very much clear that whether your organization needs one or not at this stage. It all depends on the maturity level of an organizati…READ MORE
The price of telehealth services may only continue to increase in the coming years as healthcare providers and businesses are using online consultations more and more. This has not only increased the demand for telehealth services during a three year period up to 2017, according to a market research…READ MORE
The CWDN law of headlines states that any firm who acquires, merges with or forms a working partnership alongside the now TIBCO-owned API management division Mashery must also wilfully accept the risk of the company name being used in a rhyming headline with the only words that share an acceptable c…READ MORE
In software development, technical debt is a metaphor equating Extreme Programmingâ€™s incremental, get-something-started approach with the acquisition of money through a loan. Continuedâ€¦
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“Doing things the quick-and-dirty way can create quick-and-dirty code snippets, which can…READ MORE
Google has produced a new ‘umbrella’ website to coalesce all the search and data giant’s open source projects under one virtual roof.
The logically namedÂ opensource.google.com will serve as a showcase, an information hub and a directory of sorts — rather than it existing as source code reposito…READ MORE
The concept of mapping has undergone two great revolutions over the past 50 years.
First, maps evolved from paper to digital. We gained the ability to query for directions from point A to point B, zoom in and out, and view live traffic reports to calculate estimated times of arrival.
More rece…READ MORE
This is a guest blogpost by Stuart Wells, Chief Technology Officer, FICO.
Recent research by Industry Week found that 73% of manufacturing companies recognise the potential benefits of successful supply chain optimisation (SCO) projects. The same report highlights that while manufacturers have be…READ MORE
The Amazon cloud storage outage provides a neat reminder about the role humans continue to play in the delivery of online services, but – when things go wrong – end-user sympathy for the plight of the engineers involved is often in short supply, writes Caroline Donnelly.
The internet age has mass…READ MORE
My name is Denny, and I’m a blogger. You should join me in this endeavor of writing a blog.
Why should you be blogging? Because that’s how we learn, and that’s how we share.
What Do I say in my blog?
You may think that you don’t have anything new to say, but blogging isn’t always about writ…READ MORE
ZeroStack’s “private cloud in a box” software is now available on Nimble Storage boxes. The vendors this week launched a joint partnership to sell ZeroStack Intelligent Cloud Platform software on Nimble Storage arrays. The goal is to provide a pre-tested, automated private cloud system with the abil…READ MORE
Letâ€™s start with the disclosure. I voted for the UK to remain in the European Union (EU). My reasoning at the time was that the EU is an over-bureaucratic, dysfunctional organisation that ought to celebrate the difference between European nations not attempt to homogenise them; its leaders are una…READ MORE
They’re deprecating finalize.
That’s a pretty drastic move. Finalize is defined right there in the Object class, right at the top of the Java hierarchy, more exposed than a public variable. But the semantics of the finalize method are tied to the JVM’s infamous garbage collector. Nobody designing…READ MORE
For information technology professionals, obtaining certifications have become an important way to demonstrate their knowledge, experience and qualifications. Although certification programs are often fostered or supervised by certifying agencies or professional associations, some major computer sof…READ MORE
Data center outages at Delta Airlines and Amazon Web Services stole the headlines in recent months, but there’s plenty of other outages at everyday enterprises that fly under the radar.
IT pros dished the dirt last week on the show floor at IBM Interconnect, anonymously sharing tales about their …READ MORE
German storage supplier Zstor has uprated the JBOD (Just a bunch of disks) for the NVMe flash era and produced the JBOF.
The NV24P allows for up to 24 2.5â€ť NVMe-mounted flash drives of up to 8TB for a total capacity of 184TB.
Connectivity is to up to eight servers and is via what appears to …READ MORE
A new report from audit specialist Grant Thornton paints an upbeat picture of the cleantech sector’s future prospects which is in stark contrast to that of most global industries.
The report, “Capturing opportunity: Cleantech business booms around the world”, reveals that privately held busine…READ MORE
When it comes to re-imaging the Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) 2.2 on a Cisco SNS appliance , one can use the KVM console comes with Cisco Integrated Management Controller. If one wants to re-image the Cisco SNS-3415-K9Â applianceÂ he/she could face huge challenges with the java especially w…READ MORE
Depending on how a certain legal case works out, you may want to become more familiar with tools such as the â€śincognitoâ€ť feature in your browsers: Law enforcement might be able to come calling for your search history.
â€śA county judge in MinnesotaÂ approvedÂ a uniquely broadÂ search warrant …READ MORE