Amazon DynamoDB: Big Data's Big Cloud Moment
Amazon's DynamoDB promises a database service fit even for Internet-scale companies with huge data sets. Whether big data players will give up servers comes down to economics and flexibility.
Stop SOPA And Piracy
It does seem as if the SOPA and PIPA bills will facilitate abuse of innocent Internet users. So what do we do about the abuse of IP holders?
Wireless Spectrum Doomsday Looms
For now, tiered plans are keeping carrier networks from melting down. But demand for mobile broadband means the current system is unsustainable.
Biggest Storage Trend of 2012
Performance management skills--in both software and IT professionals--promises to be the biggest storage story this year.
Obama's Insourcing Call Falls On Deft Ears
President Obama wants companies to bring jobs home, but smart businesses are already rethinking the insourcing and outsourcing mix--due to business advantage, not political rhetoric.
5 Mobile Trends From CES 2012
Big displays, fast networks, and sluggish progress on mobile payments stood out among the notable mobile trends at the Consumer Electronics Show.
Big Data Changes Storage Needs
Growth of unstructured data forces IT managers to look for new ways to scale storage capabilities, with cloud storage a leading option.
iPad Killers Skip CES
Apple fiction trumps Android tablet fact at the Consumer Electronics Show, where serious iPad competitors failed to show up.
Is 2012 The Year Of Online Patients?
Meaningful Use programs, healthcare reform, and the public's love of mobile devices could add up to patients finally getting fully involved in their own care.
Kapow Delivers App Dev Punch
Content migration, mobile applications, and process automation are some examples of software development projects that pull data from multiple internal and external systems--just the kind of projects that Kapow aims to speed up.
CES 2012: LCD TV Displays To Dominate
Industry data suggests that CRT-type televisions will be all but gone by next year. Samsung and Apple stand to win big from the trend toward LCD displays.
Random Bursts of Cortical Activity
F. Paul Wilson isn't a tech guy, but he's no stranger to computers. And now Repairman Jack, his most famous creation, spills the technology beans on his personal pixel slinger.