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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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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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Apple iPad Air 2: Visual Tour
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Apple's iPad Air 2 looks like a slimmed-down version of its predecessor, but it packs many under-the-hood enhancements.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/18/2014
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iPad Air 2 Vs. Surface Pro 3: No Comparison
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Comparisons between Apple's iPad Air 2 and Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 are both inevitable and misguided.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/17/2014
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Salesforce.com Wave Analytics Cloud: Pros & Cons
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Salesforce.com Wave is a big bet that's already generating demand, but will it live up to the billing? Here are six Wave pros and cons.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/17/2014
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3 Common & Costly CIO Mistakes
Tony Pagliarulo, Partner, New Vantage Partners
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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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Hortonworks Updates Hadoop Data Platform
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
News
HDP 2.2 adds more than 100 new enterprise-ready features, including faster SQL querying on Hadoop.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 10/17/2014
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Microsoft Brings Storm Stream Analysis To Hadoop
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft Azure HD Insight adds Apache Storm real-time data processing capabilities. Machine Learning service gains free app templates.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/16/2014
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Salesforce.com Dreamforce Turns Cultural Confab
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Dreamforce mixes Hillary Clinton, will.i.am, The Beach Boys, and philanthropy with a smattering of new-product news and customer testimonials. Is it really a tech event?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/15/2014
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MapR Offers Free NoSQL Database
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
News
MapR-DB is integrated with the MapR NFS-compliant file system and made available with more than 20 different open source components.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 10/15/2014
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The Amazon Test: Companies Pay Up To Pass
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Is your technology up to consumer web standards? New CEB data shows companies investing more in customer-facing tech projects.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 10/13/2014
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Survey: Consumers Don't Get IoT, But They Will
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
News
The value of the "Internet of Things" is mostly lost on consumers. Here's how companies selling IoT and wearables can win them over.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 10/13/2014
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5 Ways Data Science Teams Can Raise Their Profiles
David Dietrich, Advisory Technical Consultant, EMC
Commentary
What to do when your team of data scientists is isolated from the rest of the company.
By David Dietrich Advisory Technical Consultant, EMC, 10/10/2014
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Source Escrow, Meet Grumpy IT Guy
Grumpy IT Guy, IT Guy
Commentary
Today's gripe: The source code escrow service shake-down.
By Grumpy IT Guy IT Guy, 10/10/2014
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Microsoft Surface Pro's Future: 5 Facts
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says the Surface line is here to stay. But are changes coming to the company's device strategy?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/10/2014
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Domain-Driven Design: The Good And The Challenging
Dino Esposito,
News
Ten years after its introduction, DDD has proven to be optimal for certain projects -- especially complex ones -- when proper care is applied to the right practices.
By Dino Esposito , 10/10/2014
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MBIA Breach Highlights Need For Tightened Security Ops
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
News
Configuration change management and better monitoring could have prevented search engine indexing of sensitive financial information.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 10/9/2014
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Healthcare Software Development: We Can Do Better
Todd Dunn, Director of Innovation, Intermountain Healthcare
Commentary
Yes, users do know what they want from software. And developers must listen.
By Todd Dunn Director of Innovation, Intermountain Healthcare, 10/9/2014
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Microsoft Wants to Kill Email Attachments
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft says email attachments are a hassle -- so its Outlook Web App now lets users send links instead to files stored in OneDrive for Business, where they are available for simultaneous access.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/9/2014
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Immigration Agency App Targets Child Predators
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
Immigration and Customs Enforcement launches Android and Spanish-language versions of Operation Predator, a mobile app the public can use to help the agency catch child predators.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 10/8/2014
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