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The Computer Weekly Developer Network team is at DataStax Accelerate.
DataStax is a provider of a hybrid cloud database built on Apache Cassandra.
DataStax has built a set of technologies designed to provide an always-on distributed hybrid cloud database for real-time applications at scale… …READ MORE
How many new applications, tools, devices, and cloud services have you introduced into your environment over the past few years? Now think about how much you got rid of over that same period, i.e. how many things you decommissioned. Not such a big number, eh?
This is just one example of …READ MORE
I recently had to create a symbolic link to overcome a bug in OpenSSH whereby OPENSSH won’t work with the path C:\Program Files\PowerShell\6\pwsh.exe because it has a space.
The answer is to create a symbolic link which is a file that contains a reference to another file (or directory):
Elon Musk is no fan of artificial intelligence — a couple years ago, he tweeted an ominous warning it could cause World War III. The late Stephen Hawking was in the same camp. In one BBC interview, he predicted AI could spell the end of the human race because it would ultimately take off on its own…READ MORE
So, whether you are joining me in the upcoming Digital Predictive Maintenance Conference Bangkok September 2019 or not is solely your discretion. But it is my privilege to share some good reasons why you should attend. We all strive to avoid equipment failures irrespective of whether we are a produc…READ MORE
DataStax closed out the final day of its ‘Accelerate 2019’ conference by focusing on a selection of platform-level developments including its community development stream.
Nate McCall, project chair, Apache Cassandra spoke openly on the journey to Apache Cassandra and its 4.0 iteration.
What happens when the Amazon rainforest, globally cherished as the lungs of the planet, asks a company that named itself after it not to enjoy exclusive use of the .amazon domain extension?
Where do we turn for arbitrary rulings like this? Where can we find a fair and moral guide in this conceptual…READ MORE
Reading over recent TenForums threads, I was reminded that the Snipping Tool is slated for retirement in a future Windows release. How? A worried user asked how to keep using it even after it’s gone from future code bases. Turns out this is fairly easy to accomplish as long as you take certain pre…READ MORE
No matter the industry, many firms can benefit from using predictive analytics to improve their business. Whether it’s a Banking and Financial Services company that needs to analyze their customer’s data to detect and reduce fraud and measure credit risk, Health Insurance companies who would lik…READ MORE
Which is correct?
A manager’s level of emotional intelligence _______ the entire office.
As a verb, affect means to influence. Effect, as a verb, means to cause or to bring about. A manager’s level of emotional intelligence definitely influence…READ MORE
The Makers Academy coding bootcamp recently put together a list of 30 women in the software industry to showcase the sector’s female talent.
Out of the many women who were put forward for consideration, a handful were chosen to represent the best young females in software engineering based on …READ MORE
In case you’re curious, stored data about the intensity with which you like to use a vibrator has now been ruled to be communications “content.”
It’s true. It was ruled on by a judge and everything.
Most of the vibrator data ruling has to deal with jurisdictional issues, but an importa…READ MORE
The Innovate Finance Global Summit this year has been and gone. With speakers including the chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond and some of the leading lights in fintech attending, the event, in its fifth year was packed out.
There were well over 2000 registered visitors at this year’s e…READ MORE
When SADA Systems hired Miles Ward as CTO, his gear arrived at the Los Angeles-based cloud technology consultancy before he did.
Ward, formerly director and global lead for solutions at Google Cloud, officially joined SADA Systems on May 20. But the equipment he ordered to build an Anthos demonst…READ MORE
The issue of racist bias encoded in software made mainstream news last week, with a report on Channel Four news highlighting how software for profiling criminal suspects, tend to have racial biases.
Such software relies on a dataset, which is weighted against non-white individuals. Arrest data co…READ MORE
Before I start, I’m just going to say that if I can do this with WordPress, then it can be done with anything.
The goal that I was going for to have a WordPress website that was running on multiple contents (I only used two regions, but this can be scalled out as needed to other regions as needed…READ MORE
The Brexit debate sees the endless repetition of mendacious claims, meaningless slogans and fake news. But key questions appear off limits – because no-one wants to discuss the possible answers. They reveal that what is a stake is not a simple matter of “in” or “out”. It is what is allowed to happ…READ MORE
So – another year and another Netevents; lots of old faces (not least mine!) and a few new ones. And it’s kind of the same with topics – understandably – as there’s only so much you can talk about in what is an increasingly condensed IT world.
Think about it – let’s take networking …READ MORE
The government has confirmed its long-standing public cloud-first policy is under review, and that it is seeking to launch an alternative procurement framework to G-Cloud. But why?
It is hard not to read too much into all the change occurring in the public sector cloud procurement space at the mo…READ MORE
Yesterday, on the twitters, I had this conversation about communication with Michael Bolton:
It’s a simple answer. It is an easy answer.
And yet, when the tester asks “What exactly do you mean by soak testing?” they are likely to get non-answers. The manager may at first ac…READ MORE