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Boxever Implements DevOps, Continuous Delivery On Amazon
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Travel analytics firm Boxever thrives while executing three or four updates a day to its core systems on Cassandra in Amazon cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 12/23/2014
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SDN Comes Of Age
Jonathan Davidson, SVP & GM, Security, Switching & Solutions Business Unit, Juniper Networks
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In 2015, software defined networking will move from niche technology to one that creates real business value.
By Jonathan Davidson SVP & GM, Security, Switching & Solutions Business Unit, Juniper Networks, 12/23/2014
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Honk If You See A Dead Satellite
Howard Anderson, Senior Lecturer, Harvard Business School
Commentary
Satellites, balloons, and drones -- oh my! Today's tech wunderkinds have found the answer to global warming.
By Howard Anderson Senior Lecturer, Harvard Business School, 12/23/2014
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8 Quiet Firsts In Tech In 2014
John Barnes, freelance writer
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Maybe you didn't hear about these science and technology breakthroughs, from robots to space exploration. But they will be remembered 20 years from now.
By John Barnes freelance writer, 12/23/2014
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Microsoft Azure Outage Blamed On Bad Code
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Microsoft's analysis of Nov. 18 Azure outage indicates engineers' decision to widely deploy misconfigured code triggered major cloud outage.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 12/22/2014
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Big Data: 6 Bold Predictions For 2015
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
'Tis the season when industry soothsayers don their prognostication caps to make fearless forecasts for the coming year. What does the crystal ball say about big data?
By Jeff Bertolucci , 12/19/2014
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Why We Picked Cassandra For Big Data
Juan Valencia, Principal Engineer, ShareThis
Commentary
Easy scale-outs, high write throughputs, and lower costs were key, but Cassandra does have its limitations.
By Juan Valencia Principal Engineer, ShareThis, 12/18/2014
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Internet Of Everything: It's All About The Ecosystem
Ed Featherston, Sr. Enterprise Architect & Director, Collaborative Consulting
Commentary
A recent chat with my doctor revealed new insight on lifecycles of connected medical devices and the need for an integrated infrastructure to support future IoT devices.
By Ed Featherston Sr. Enterprise Architect & Director, Collaborative Consulting, 12/18/2014
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Wearables In 2015: 4 Predictions
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
News
Smart glasses like Google Glass get put to the test in the enterprise, while smartwatches slowly woo consumers thanks to the Apple Watch.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 12/18/2014
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Death To Fillable PDFs And MS Word Forms
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
Your "convenient" enterprise forms are killing me. We need new approaches and more communications.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 12/18/2014
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Luxury Watchmaker TAG Heuer Sees Digital 'Tsunami'
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Maker of TAG Heuer watches shifts gears, now plans to craft a smartwatch and possibly make acquisitions, in the wake of Apple Watch.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 12/17/2014
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3 OpenStack Predictions For 2015
Boris Renski, CMO, Mirantis
Commentary
VMware customers will surge, Debian will become the vendor-neutral platform, and instability will lose its cool factor.
By Boris Renski CMO, Mirantis, 12/17/2014
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Atlantic.Net Cloud Stretches To The Pacific
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Small, low-cost IaaS provider opens its first West Coast cloud facility.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 12/16/2014
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7 Tips: Work Fitness Into The Workday
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Get up, stand up! The human body wasn't designed to sit for hours at a time, so sneak these moves into your workday.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 12/16/2014
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IT Hiring, Budgets In 2015: 7 Telling Stats
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
News
30% of companies plan to expand IT staff next year, while 74% expect more demand for IT resources. How do your plans stack up?
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 12/16/2014
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Microsoft: 9 Best Moves Of 2014
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
After a rocky 2013, Microsoft bounced back this year. Here's what worked.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/15/2014
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Net Neutrality: Wellspring Of Terrible Analogies
Rob Preston, VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek
Commentary
What is it about the net neutrality debate that inspires so many uninformed opinions and misguided comparisons?
By Rob Preston VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek, 12/15/2014
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Top 5 Enterprise Applications Trends Of 2014
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Here's a yearend toast to the top headlines in cloud, mobile, integrated marketing, embedded analytics, and software license management in 2014.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/12/2014
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Most Wasteful Government Tech Projects Of 2014
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
The federal government continues to pour millions into redundant and bloated projects, critics say. Check out some of the worst offenders according to GAO.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 12/12/2014
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The Right Training Tech For A Tech Career
Marci Powell, Global Director, Education & Training, Polycom
Commentary
For aspiring computer programmers, video and online collaboration provide an edge over those training in isolation.
By Marci Powell Global Director, Education & Training, Polycom, 12/10/2014
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