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Early access program opened December 11th. General availability begins in Quarter 1, 2019. Elastifile and Google Cloud introduce scalable, fully-managed file service for Google Cloud. Yes, we are talking about Enterprise Cloud Adoption the way future needs it. The way Google and Elastifile design it…READ MORE
Drat! I really like the built-in Windows 10 Deployment Image Servicing and Management (DISM) command. But I’ve discovered some DISM schisms. They embrace Version 1809 (Build 17633.134) and the Insider Preview (Build 18298.1000). Usually, DISM supports get and set operations for something called OSUn…READ MORE
HYCU, which sells data protection specifically designed for Nutanix hyper-converged systems, today enhanced features for backing up the platform it has hitched its wagon to.
Comtrade Software launched HYCU (pronounced Haiku) software in June 2017 to concentrate on protection for data on Nutanix a…READ MORE
GUEST BLOG: In this contributed blog post Jason Gregory, senior product manager at online retailer ASOS, discusses the growing popularity of conversational commerce – how consumers are increasingly choosing to shop via voice, and how retailers need to adapt.
As anyone who’s ever read former Goo…READ MORE
The holiday season is upon us and for many people that means preparing and indulging in festive feasts. However, did you know that 40% of food in the United States today goes uneaten? According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, “reducing food losses by just 15% would be enough food to feed m…READ MORE
So far only one of the presents we have ordered on-line this year failed to arrive – more than one e-mails telling us of delivery slots arrived after the parcel. It was therefore only chance that some-one was in to collect. I did, however, enjoy the you tube video referenced in the BBC article o…READ MORE
The Computer Weekly Developer Network is in the engine room, covered in grease and looking for Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools for software application developers to use.
This post is part of a series which also runs as a main feature in Computer Weekly.
With so much AI power in developme…READ MORE
On the face of it, cloud storage should be an ideal candidate for an “excess capacity”, “sharing economy” business model.
Otherwise termed “Uberization”, we’ve seen the rise of apps and services that seek to marry excess capacity in cars, homes etc to those looking to use it, and ge…READ MORE
AWS has been fairly secretive about its technology roadmaps, and drops news without warning on its corporate blog or in the flood of news at its annual re:Invent conference.
To be sure, AWS huddles with customers behind the scenes to get their feedback and determine which directions to head next….READ MORE
If you’re using Windows 2016 in, its default config you may not get getting the IO performance that you were expecting. If you try a Windows 2012 server, the problem magically goes away. The question is why.
The answer is shockingly straightforward, Windows 2016 ships with Windows Defender instal…READ MORE
In October, IBM purchased Red Hat for $34 billion dollars, about one-third the value of IBM. By way of comparison, IBM has thirty times the number of employees, at 366,000 versus about 12,000. This week, they sold the IBM Notes division to HCL for $1.8 billon. If IBM is hurting for cash, a small de…READ MORE
It’s never good news when a large organization makes headlines for a cybersecurity incident, but when they keep happening, even the most egregious data exposures become run-of-the-mill.
For example, take the latest record-setting event: the Marriott Starwood data breach, which exposed at least so…READ MORE
Developers will want to know what’s next with cloud for 2019, obviously.
Key among concerns will be the need to engineer new automation services driven by AI — and (no prizes for guessing), 2019 will continue to be a year of cloud consolidation as companies coalesce, collude and combine.
For those who are new to functional programming, basic Java lambda syntax can be a bit intimidating at first. Once you break lambda expressions down into their component parts, though, the syntax quickly makes sense and becomes quite natural.
The goal of a lambda expression in Java is to implemen…READ MORE
Two and a bit years ago – I should remember, it was on my birthday! – I was presenting a panel debate on the latest Cybersecurity deterrents. With four vendors and two consultants on the panel, it was the general consensus that deciding exactly which combination of products and services a compan…READ MORE
Citizen development is a low code approach to software development that allows people to create software programs without needing to know anything about programming languages or how to write code. Continued…
Quote of the Day
“Low-code development platforms provide opportunities to citizen deve…READ MORE
Return of the missing PSDiagnostics members in PowerShell v6.2 preview 3.
In Windows PowerShell v5.1 the PSDiagnostics module contains these members:
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration took an innovative approach to combating the national opioid crisis earlier this year. The FDA issued a challenge to medical device developers to leverage technology in the fight against opioid addiction and abuse.
In response to the FDA Innovation Challenge:…READ MORE
In this contributed post, MJ Chun, director of product, Anki, explains why children need to be exposed to science, technology, engineering and maths (Stem) from a young age.
Coding was added to the UK curriculum in 2014 but we recently undertook some research which revealed 43% of parents strugg…READ MORE
In a recent online presentation, Check Point Software Technologies founder and CEO Gil Shwed stated that “we are at an inflection point” when it comes to cybersecurity.
Shwed’s statement came on the heels of Check Point’s release of its 2018 report that found 97% of surveyed companies were unprep…READ MORE