April 21, 2017 – 4:14 am | Comments Off on DevOps – Convergence for Software Development

DevOps seems all the rage these days, but what exactly is it?  Based on the name, Dev-Ops is Development combined with Operations.  Fundamentally this is a great idea.  The driving force is to incorporate feedback …

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Big Data Shows Big Promise in Medicine
July 29, 2017 – 10:39 am | Comments Off on Big Data Shows Big Promise in Medicine
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In handling some kinds of life-or-death medical judgments, computers have already have surpassed the abilities of doctors. We’re looking at something like promise of self-driving cars, according to Zak Kohane, a doctor and researcher at …

Cloud Shutdown Would Cost Service Providers Billions, Report Finds
July 29, 2017 – 10:17 am | Comments Off on Cloud Shutdown Would Cost Service Providers Billions, Report Finds
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Today’s topics include a new report claiming a global cloud shutdown could result in $53 billion in losses; a lackluster second quarter for Google parent Alphabet due to a recent EU fine; Windows 10 making …

The hadoop market is taking the world by storm
July 29, 2017 – 9:51 am | Comments Off on The hadoop market is taking the world by storm
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Hadoop Market is an open source framework for distributed data storage and processing of big data. It offers enormous storage for data, coupled with high processing power, and ability to handle a large number of …

VMware VAIO establishes framework for Veeam Continuous Data Protection
July 27, 2017 – 11:23 pm | Comments Off on VMware VAIO establishes framework for Veeam Continuous Data Protection
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VMware VAIO is a framework around which third-party vendors can design and implement their own features and products. Like Virtual Volumes, VMware’s storage framework, VAIO is a set of APIs that the ecosystem can consume. …

Microsoft Offers up to $250,000 for Hyper-V Vulnerabilities
July 27, 2017 – 11:08 pm | Comments Off on Microsoft Offers up to $250,000 for Hyper-V Vulnerabilities
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It’s that time of the year when the IT industry is focuses its attention on cyber-security, albeit a little apprehensively. During the Black Hat security conference, currently taking place in Las Vegas, security researchers share …

Specializing apps in the big data-fast data virtual cycle
July 26, 2017 – 10:04 pm | Comments Off on Specializing apps in the big data-fast data virtual cycle
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Becoming a data-driven enterprise requires more than just parking data in a gigantic repository. “There’s big data, and there’s fast data,” said Dave Tang (pictured), senior vice president of corporate marketing and communications at Western Digital …

Leveraging Backup and Replication with Hypervisors
July 26, 2017 – 9:45 pm | Comments Off on Leveraging Backup and Replication with Hypervisors
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The primary reason to use multiple hypervisors is cost savings. Although VMware is the dominant hypervisor in most data centers today, alternatives such as Hyper-V from Microsoft, XenServer from Citrix and several Linux-based options have …

After 12 Years of Waiting, Birst Obtains Data Management Patents
July 26, 2017 – 9:32 pm | Comments Off on After 12 Years of Waiting, Birst Obtains Data Management Patents
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Birst, a new-gen analytics platform for sourcing, refining and presenting standardized data insights at scale, at long last has been awarded a couple of patents after spending 12 years waiting for the U.S. Patent Office …