Image Gallery: 11 Leading Data Warehousing Appliances
Enterprises are abandoning conventional warehouse development approaches in favor of prepackaged apps and hardware configurations combining database management systems, processing power, storage, and connectivity. Here are the leaders.
Image Gallery: iPhone vs. iPad Gyro Slot
UBM TechInsights' detailed teardown of the iPhone reveals a slot housing a micro-electro-mechanical gyroscope. The device is absent from the iPad -- but there's an open slot for it.
Analytics Gallery: 2010 Data Center Operational Trends Report
Highlights of exclusive InformationWeek Analytics research as it appears in "Tipping the Scales: 2010 Data Center Operational Trends," an analysis of the approaches for boosting data center efficiency and technological capabilities amid ongoing budgetary pressures.
Image Gallery: Yahoo's Hadoop Implementation
Designed for cloud computing, the Hadoop data management system handles petabytes of data at a time, pairing Google's MapReduce with a distributed file management system for use on large clusters.
Image Gallery: 8 Online Storage Solutions
Keeping desktop, laptop, and mobile data synchronized, protected, and sharable is simple with solutions like Amazon Web Services and Jungle Disk, Backblaze, Carbonite, CrashPlan, Dropbox, Mozy, SpiderOak, and SugarSync.
Analytics Gallery: 2010 State Of Storage Report
A sampling of exclusive InformationWeek Analytics research, as it appears in "Breaking Point: 2010 State of Storage Report," our deep-dive analysis into enterprise data and related storage requirements, as seen through the eyes of real-world business technology pros.
Image Gallery: 5 Early Android 2.2 Candidates
Google's Nexus One, the original Android 2.1 phone, will be the first to update to Android 2.2 and at least four HTC handsets are slated for the initial wave of Froyo updates expected in the second half of the year.
Slideshow: 12 Worst Government Websites
Many governments and agencies have been striving to make their Websites more up-to-date and accessible, but some remain shocking examples of bad user experience.
Image Gallery: IBM Empowers Smarter Cities
To ease the strain population growth places infrastructures and governments, IBM is combining business analytics with cloud computing and smart grid technologies to help urban systems operate more efficiently.
Six 802.11n Routers
These network workhorses from Asus, Belkin, Buffalo Technology, D-Link, Linksys, and Netgear all keep PCs, modems, hard drives, and printers online. Where they vary is on price and features.