June 12, 2013
Your strategic differentiation won't come from custom integrations. Find an existing API and/or message format that meets your needs, and use that.
June 6, 2013
You may think of metadata as the second class citizens of the data world, but not in the realm of Big Data.
June 4, 2013
With Big Data analytics, bigger doesn't mean better. Apply liberal doses of common sense, and take any result with a mine full of salt.
May 30, 2013
Do you really want to bet your long-term archives on decades of continuous bill paying?
May 24, 2013
If you want to leverage the convenience and rapid development potential of PaaS, then get ready for the roller coaster.
May 22, 2013
A Big Data content repository can help manage the flood of digital information in your enterprise. Learn how to build one with open source technologies.
May 21, 2013
HANA is nothing more than a stopgap measure by a desperate vendor trying to maintain its revenue in the face of an ancient code base that is inherently Cloud-unfriendly.
May 18, 2013
The first rule of DevOps is don't implement a DevOps team.
May 2, 2013
Dell's Boomi product is a full-fledged Integration-as-a-Service offering, positioned as the point of the spear for the company's Cloud strategy.
April 30, 2013
Qubole is a Big-Data-as-a-Service (BDaaS) service provider. Not hyperbole, Qubole.
April 19, 2013
If IBM PureSystems works as well as IBM says it does, it represents some serious enterprise firepower. But is it really a Private Cloud in a box?
April 14, 2013
So, is Amazon good or evil? You be the judge. Clearly, disrupting markets is in a different category from, say, outsourcing manufacturing to Asian sweatshops, but tell that to the targets of Amazon's disruption.
April 9, 2013
Everybody says they're doing Cloud or offering Cloud or whatnot, but precious little Cloud was visible at the CloudConnect conference.
April 5, 2013
A new Amazon Web Services capability called Amazon EC2 Reserved Instance Marketplace paves the way for a full-blown market for Cloud instances.
April 4, 2013
Agile is not just for development any more. With DevOps, organizations are bringing the ops people to work closely with the development teams.
April 3, 2013
When you think PaaS, you typically think all-Java or all-Microsoft. Not so with Heroku.
April 1, 2013
We might dismiss software like Netware as arcane but the Cloud will never achieve the uptime it delivers.
March 27, 2013
Putting the capabilities of Amazon's Public Cloud on the CIA’s private network validates Amazon’s Public Cloud model, rather than detracting from it.
March 26, 2013
Learn how to create services that can be run in a cloud environment. Running in the cloud allows you to start quickly, with minimal expenses and lots of flexibility.