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Hadoop: 5 Undeniable Truths
Ashish Thusoo, CEO & Co-Founder, Qubole
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Yes, you still need a traditional data warehouse after beginning work with Hadoop. Here are four more fundamental points to know about the big data platform.
By Ashish Thusoo CEO & Co-Founder, Qubole, 10/23/2014
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IBM, Microsoft Cloud Partnership Examined
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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IBM and Microsoft will put key software assets on each other's cloud services. Can they double appeal to enterprise developers, compete better with Amazon?
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/23/2014
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CenturyLink Plans Cloud Center For Developers
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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CenturyLink will open cloud development center in Bellevue, Wash., to attract enterprise application developers.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/23/2014
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Illumio Takes New Cloud, Data Center Security Approach
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Security startup Illumio has launched a granular scheme based on individual workloads, not firewalls or network monitoring.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/22/2014
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Why CIOs Should Be More Involved In Acquisitions
Fred Latala, VP of data center solutions, Forsythe Technology
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Here are five important reasons CIOs need to have a voice during mergers and acquisitions.
By Fred Latala VP of data center solutions, Forsythe Technology, 10/22/2014
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Why Outlawing Encryption Is Wrong
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
Putting data encryption solely into the hands of government employees won't prevent bad things from happening -- and it might encourage wrongdoing.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 10/22/2014
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7 Questions To Ask When Delivering Cloud Apps
Greg Lord, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Akamai
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What's your goal when you make the decision to deliver your applications over the Internet?
By Greg Lord Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Akamai, 10/21/2014
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If Microsoft 'Loves Linux,' Why Not Red Hat?
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Microsoft says it loves Linux. Enterprises love Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Is there a way to give this love triangle a happy ending?
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/21/2014
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How Docker Changes Cloud Security
Lucas Carlson, Chief Innovation Officer, CenturyLink
Commentary
Docker's shared Linux kernel architecture isn't secure enough for multitenancy applications. This popular new container technology is, however, a great choice for banking, retail, and online apps.
By Lucas Carlson , 10/21/2014
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Cloud ROI: 6 Takeaways To Consider
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
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From cloud brokering to talent management, these conclusions will keep cloud decisions focused on business needs.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 10/20/2014
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OVH.com Launches Power8-Based Cloud Service
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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OVH.com is the first cloud supplier to use IBM's Power8 processor for data analytics services.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/20/2014
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Internet Of Things Will Turn Networks Inside-Out
Patrick Hubbard, Head Geek & Senior Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds
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If IoT is ever going to work, networks will have to grant access to devices that we'd refuse outright today.
By Patrick Hubbard Head Geek & Senior Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds, 10/20/2014
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10 Wacky Kickstarter Projects That Succeeded
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Crowdsourcing site Kickstarter famously made Pebble and Oculus Rift possible -- but check out Kickstarter's weirder side.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/20/2014
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StackEngine Offers Linux, Windows Container Management
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Docker is doing what once seemed impossible: providing common ground for Linux and Microsoft developers, say startup leaders.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/17/2014
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3 Common & Costly CIO Mistakes
Tony Pagliarulo, Partner, New Vantage Partners
Commentary
CIOs are often undone by sticking with old systems too long and failing to market themselves. Here's how to right the ship.
By Tony Pagliarulo Partner, New Vantage Partners, 10/17/2014
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ICANN: Reforms Needed Before US Hands Over Control
Mark Warner, US Senator
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US Senator Mark Warner (D-Va.) says we must still address questions about accountability and transparency to ensure an open, secure, stable Internet.
By Mark Warner US Senator, 10/17/2014
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VMware Taps CSC For Public OpenStack Partnership
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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VMware offers its Integrated OpenStack for private clouds; now it has a partner that's willing to offer it as a public cloud service.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/16/2014
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OpenStack Juno Offers Automated Hadoop Provisioning
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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OpenStack Foundation's Juno release features the automated provisioning of three different Hadoop clusters.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/16/2014
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Microsoft Brings Containers to Windows, Azure
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Partnership will enable developers to load and move Windows apps in Docker containers, just as they now do for Linux workloads.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/15/2014
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Cloud Cruiser Expands Cloud Usage Tracking
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Cloud Cruiser 4.0 adds greater capabilities to track and bill for usage in hybrid public clouds and private clouds.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/15/2014
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