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PowerShell v7 preview 3 is now available from https://github.com/PowerShell/PowerShell/releases
Breaking changes seem to be confined to non-Windows platforms with the removal of the kill alias on Stop-Process and support for pwsh as a login shell
The big new item is the –parallel parameter …READ MORE
The Computer Weekly Developer Network (CWDN) team is fond of craft beer, Mormon temples, clean air and an opportunity to dig into cloud-based enterprise technology learning platforms.
That’s lucky then, because CWDN is off to Pluralsight Live 2019 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Part of the burgeon…READ MORE
I had a conversation with a financial fraud expert at BAE Systems recently about some of the security risks being created by the PSD2 regulations.
You can put all the security technology under the sun in place but human fallibilities, which PSD2 might inadvertently increase, will undo them all.
Twenty-five years ago while a Civil Air Patrol cadet, I could get a cheap disposable camera, spend a week at camp, and take around twenty pictures “per roll.” I could then pay for a process called “developing the film” and after a three to four day wait, discover that only two or three photos …READ MORE
Earlier in August, Huawei announced it was launching its own open-source operating system, named HarmonyOS, which may replace Google’s Android on its devices, writes Promon head of development, Jan Vidar Krey.
On the face of it this move makes sense, with there still being the possibility that …READ MORE
Technology has changed every facet of our lives. We use it to communicate, find products and services we’re looking for, and make informed decisions. The widespread use of technology has fundamentally changed the way consumers and businesses connect.
While all industries have been impacted by t…READ MORE
As IoT devices gain greater acceptance within mission critical industries such as industrial, medical and aerospace, product integrity and reliability are of the highest order. Bare chip or die protection is at the top of the list for ensuring IoT reliability and product integrity.
IoT devices –…READ MORE
1 Action Fraud had an impossible task
The Times undercover investigation at Action Fraud has led to a rash of publicity, both tabloid and professional . The only surprise is that it has taken so long to expose the mismatch between public expectations and delivery.
Action Fraud’s own webs…READ MORE
With the launch of next-generation data accuracy platform by Naveego, it has marked another landmark in the respective field. This NextGen data accuracy platform with self-service MDM and advanced security features shows Golden record across the comprehensive Enterprise data systems. In fact, this m…READ MORE
Last month, I wrote a blog post here about co-called “corrupt file” messages originating in SFC /scannow. On Friday, August 16, Microsoft published a support note on this issue. It not only explains and acknowledges the problem, it also promises a fix. The good news is that fix will take the form …READ MORE
The recent announcement that VMware will be available within Azure makes for a really interesting announcement. It brings a great on-prem solution (VMware) that the admin teams already know and use extensively, into the Azure Cloud. In a perfect work apps that are moving into the cloud should be…READ MORE
Quantum Corp. reached a milestone this week on its quest to regain its listing on New York Stock Exchange. The file and tape storage vendor restated several years of improperly reported earnings, even as securities regulators complete a review of the company’s accounting practices.
Quantum also r…READ MORE
Managing and securing access to multiple public cloud services can be a challenge for enterprises that are embarking on a multi-cloud strategy.
Besides making sure that only authorised members of the IT team are granted access to cloud services, there’s also a need to implement controls to prev…READ MORE
About a year ago, it was discovered that a DNA database was hacked. At least, sort of. It was just email addresses of the users of the DNA database, not any of the DNA itself. And everyone heaved a huge sigh of relief at that, because losing data like that would be really bad.
Now, some data like…READ MORE
The 3-2-1 backup is a reliable recovery methodology for ensuring that data is protected adequately and backup copies of the data are available when needed. Continued…
Quote of the Day
“Off-site backup has always been a key piece of the 3-2-1 Rule of Backup: three copies of data, on two differe…READ MORE
Gartner’s latest magic quadrant report on cloud infrastructure puts IBM in the bottom left quadrant, as a niche player, alongside Oracle and Alibaba. IBM is hoping the £34bn it has spent on buying Red Hat will propel its cloud infrastructure strategy.
IBM’s core enterprise customers do not nec…READ MORE
A teenage girl has turned to her family’s smart fridge in a desperate quest to reach Twitter followers, after her mum confiscated her electronic devices one by one.
The 15-year-old, known to her online friends as Dorothy, was initially stopped from tweeting from her Ariana Grande fan account when…READ MORE
Microservices oriented architecture is all the rage these days. Why not? It’s hard to ignore the faster deployment rates and reduced costs that are the essential promises of microservices oriented architectures.
Yet for most companies that take the plunge, development activity is more about the t…READ MORE
Codefresh is the first Kubernetes-native CI/CD technology, with CI denoting Continuous Integration and CD denoting Continuous Delivery, obviously.
The organisation has this month worked to improve its open source marketplace with features that focus on faster code deployment.
First deployed …READ MORE
A number of traditionally hardware-focused IT vendors now pursue software, services and consumption-based pricing. Cisco provides an example in the networking field, making its first move to sell a switch as a subscription in 2017. Server-maker HPE in June announced plans to deliver its entire hardw…READ MORE