Puppet Server's Big Revamp
DevOps community favorite Puppet Labs has rewritten Puppet Server to identify, configure, and manage groups of servers at the same time.
Choosing A UC Vendor: 5 Tips
Choosing the right UC system can be confusing and expensive. KelCor analyst and Interop speaker Brent Kelly offers five tips to help you save money and stay in control.
Agile's Successor: Continuous Delivery
Traditional Agile methods have evolved quickly to address current programming needs. Continuous delivery mixed with select Agile practices equals the preferred way forward.
Basho Revamps Riak Open-Source Database
Basho Riak Enterprise 2.0 release steps up NoSQL competition with Cassandra with prebuilt data functions, Apache Solr support, and SSD storage for hot data.
BYOA: 4 Steps For CIO Success
Letting employees bring -- or build -- their own applications can be rewarding for everyone, including the company.
Windows Threshold Videos Leak
Videos offer a peek at Microsoft's Windows Threshold in action, including Start menu features that could appease keyboard-and-mouse fans who hate Windows 8.
Tableau Unveils Enterprise Tools
BI vendor Tableau shows off live connection to enterprise cloud apps and promises 4X speedup of database engine to cater to large numbers of users.
Software Development: Don't Ignore What Makes It Hard
Team size and location, regulatory constraints, and many other factors make software development a difficult job, beyond the complexity of the software itself. No single formula or methodology can address all needs.
DevOps: Stop The Existential Angst
Want to use DevOps to improve time to market, decrease risk, and reduce operating expenses? Then stop with the navel-gazing and start taking advantage of scripting, templates, virtualization, and open APIs.
NASA Mars App Redefines 'Mission Creep'
As a planned six-month Mars rover mission has stretched into a decade, the Analyst's Notebook app has morphed to manage the increasing amount of data generated.
Containers + DevOps: Power Couple
Containers provide a lightweight alternative to virtual machines. The benefits to your DevOps strategy go beyond easier deployment.
Microsoft Accidentally Tips Windows 9
With Windows 8 adoption still limping along and a quickly removed blog reference to "Windows 9," is Microsoft about to launch its next operating system?
Coding School For Kids
Spurred by Finnish and German models, programming schools for young children gain popularity in Europe.
Workday Q&A: COO Talks Oracle, SAP
Workday COO Mike Stankey claims his firm has a three- to five-year tech lead on Oracle and SAP because the cloud is "more than a destination and a pricing model."