April 20, 2013

Big Blue Says IBM PureSystems Is Private Cloud in a Box. Hmmm…

When I first heard the marketing for IBM’s PureSystems, I must admit I was amused. They’re calling these systems “expert systems,” but when they describe what they mean by an expert system, it sounds like they mean a system that works like it’s supposed to without having to monkey around

DevOps Lessons Learned at Spotify

According to Spotify’s Mattias Jansson, “Many parts of DevOps culture have pervaded Spotify from its early beginnings.” For example, “Backend developers deploy their code in production by themselves, with or without an ops engineer to hold their hand. This in turn, more often than not, encourages the dev in question

Why Are Businesses Still Targeting iOS First?

Market researchers say there are now more Android smartphones than iOS phones in the U.S. and worldwide, but many enterprises continue to launch iOS-only apps. For example, just this week, Twitter launched a music platform that works only on the iPhone and iPod, not Android. Why? TechCrunch’s Sarah Perez offers