This week’s IT blog top 10 covers all the majors from September so far: Windows 8, the IT job market, Target’s website blunder. Check them out, and share your own favorite blog posts in the comments section!
1. Wondering how the Windows 8 Developer Preview and ESXi/VMware Workstation work together, if at all? Nathan Simon experimented and chronicled his experience.
2. Don’t lose heart if the job market is looking less-than-optimistic these days. Go into business with yourself with Robin Miller’s list of some simple programs ordinary people want you to write.
3. Jack Vaughan covers how GigaSpaces improves Java coverage for Microsoft’s Azure compute cloud.
4. The Patriot Act strikes again. Ron Miller talks about the rise of the country cloud.
5. VMware-exclusive no more! Cisco Nexus 1000V will support Hyper-V 3.0.
6. Jaideep reviews two products for Mac users: Mac The Ripper and iMedia from iSkySoft.
7. Another one bites the dust: BitTorrent announces breach of its uTorrent systems.
8. After the BUILD conference, Ron Miller is trying to read between the lines of Microsoft’s cloud play.
9. Don’t worry if you missed it; Denny has a recorded version of his #SQLPASS first timers’ session on the blog.
10. I bet Amazon said, “I told you so.” Target leaves Amazon e-commerce, gets slammed by Missoni for Target.