Partners Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, and Twitter tweak WebScaleSQL branch of MySQL to fix bugs, improve speed, and run "at scale." By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/15/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
A researcher at Black Hat Europe hopes to demonstrate a homegrown, self-replicating worm to illustrate major threats to popular network-attached storage systems.By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 9/15/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Nerd culture is about exploring systems and pushing boundaries, not just being a gadget enthusiast. If you want to be a nerd, you have to do the work.By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 9/15/20145 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Security researchers hack Canon printer firmware to run the classic 90s video game Doom as well as to wreak havoc with other manipulations.By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 9/15/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
I am absolutely sure that I could be tricked by a well-crafted spear phishing attack, and I am equally sure I could do the same to you.By Lance Cottrell Chief Scientist, Ntrepid, 9/15/20145 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The computer science programs at these universities offer the best long-term return on investment, according to PayScale's calculations.By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 9/15/20145 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff tweets confidential Dreamforce agenda that reveals plans for a new cloud. Innocent mistake or Dyre distraction?By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/15/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
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.By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/15/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
WiFi data mining starts with anonymous tracking, but it can lead to personal details in social profiles. Interop New York session explores opportunities and limits for retailers.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/15/201411 comments | Read | Post a Comment
An electromagnetic pulse (EMP) from the sun or a high-altitude nuclear blast could change life as we know it, but how worried should you really be? Here's a primer.By John Barnes freelance writer, 9/15/201418 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Denise Fishburne lays down the basics of solicited-node multicast, which provides the functionality for Neighbor Discovery in IPv6 addressing.By Denise Fishburne Cisco Champion, 9/15/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft's Symon Perriman offers advice about SDN implementation and explains why the applications running on the network should take center stage.By Symon Perriman Senior Technical Evangelist, Microsoft, 9/15/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
They say perception is reality. If so, many in-house IT departments have reason to worry. InformationWeek's IT Perception Survey seeks to quantify how IT thinks it's doing versus how the business views IT's performance in delivering services - and, more important, powering innovation. The news isn't great.By Lorna Garey Content Director, InformationWeek Reports, 9/15/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Building a Mobile Business MindsetThe differences between mobile apps and conventional Windows clients, or even web applications, are far more than skin deep. Yes, the touch-versus-keyboard interface, APIs, and programming languages are new, but that’s arguably the easy part. There are profound differences in how the two are built, the functionality each prioritizes, the release cycles on which they’re developed — even the attitudes, values, and work styles of the developers creating them.
IT Salary Survey 2014IT 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.