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.
IT Salary Survey 2014: Government
Federal government IT professionals saw modest bumps in compensation. But that doesn't mean all is well: 29% of staffers had fewer training opportunities, and 21% of managers had their benefits cut. Half are looking for new jobs.
What's Your CIO Legacy?
Box CIO Ben Haines compares his experiences at two very different companies to explore the notion of a CIO legacy.
WaveMaker PaaS Bets On Docker
WaveMaker Enterprise platform now offers Docker deployment option, along with Studio rapid app development toolkit.
What HP Gains In Eucalyptus Cloud Deal
HP signs letter of intent to buy Eucalyptus, names CEO Marten Mickos head of its cloud unit. More open-source company acquisitions expected as HP builds out cloud offerings, analyst says.
Former Red Hat CTO Joins Google
Brian Stevens abruptly leaves Red Hat, shows up at the Googleplex as VP of product management for its cloud platforms unit.
EMC: VMware Not For Sale
Contrary to a New York Post report and an investor's pressure, EMC says it's not considering selling off its VMware virtualization subsidiary.
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.
VMware Cozies Up To Chef
VMware integrates the open source configuration engine Chef, a favorite of DevOps teams, into its vCloud Air cloud service. Here's what it means for hybrid cloud operations.
VMware Project Fargo: Faster VM Creation
VMware's Project Fargo uses "forking" to accelerate virtual machine startup, while a second initiative known as Project Meteor combines the technology with CloudVolumes' application layering.
IT Salary Survey 2014
IT pros are feeling optimistic again about their careers. Raises are up, and median total compensation hit $92,000 for staffers and $120,000 for managers in 2014, according to InformationWeek's annual survey.
CIO Of The Future In One Word: Fast
David Wright, CIO of McGraw-Hill Education, has a clear vision of IT's future. Learn from his experience and pick his brain at InformationWeek's IT Leadership Summit at Interop New York.
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.