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‘Community-based’ Open Source on the Rise

‘Community-based’ Open Source on the Rise

As more enterprises embrace open source software for applications ranging from security and cloud management to databases ...

Dell at the Edge: Servers, Data Centers and Software for Deployment Anywhere

Dell at the Edge: Servers, Data Centers and Software for Deployment Anywher...

Dell Technologies launched servers, a modular data center, telemetry management and streaming analytics software this week designed ...

Cloud Convergence for IBM Power9 and SAP HANA

Cloud Convergence for IBM Power9 and SAP HANA

Hoping for a marriage made in cloud heaven, IBM announced this morning that SAP now offers certified ...

The Problem with Microservices: ‘Deep Systems’

The Problem with Microservices: ‘Deep Systems’

The move away from monoliths and toward new tools and processes, such as cloud, microservices and Kubernetes, ...

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February 20, 2020
As more enterprises embrace open source software for applications ranging from security and cloud management to databases and analytics, the steady shift away from proprietary software is coalescing around a “community-based” open source movement. According to an annual snapshot on the state of enterprise open source tools released by open source leader Red Hat, expensive proprietary software licenses and ... Full article
February 20, 2020
Dell Technologies launched servers, a modular data center, telemetry management and streaming analytics software this week designed for the growing volumes of enterprise-generated data created and processed outside of data centers and the cloud – at the edge. Dell has long touted its integrated edge-core-cloud strategy, with the ultimate goal of supporting a future in which data emanates from ... Full article
February 19, 2020
Hoping for a marriage made in cloud heaven, IBM announced this morning that SAP now offers certified access to IBM Power9 servers in SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud (HEC) data centers, enabling users to run big data analytics in-memory database HANA workloads in hybrid cloud environments. With virtualized server scalability of 24TB for the database, IBM said the Power Systems ... Full article
February 18, 2020
The move away from monoliths and toward new tools and processes, such as cloud, microservices and Kubernetes, has changed the IT game. IT processes today are far more agile than they were a few years ago, and that means new opportunities for developers. But it’s also introduced new problems that can drain resources and make life hellish for developers ... Full article
February 18, 2020
Google Cloud’s focus on larger enterprise customers has resulted in a restructuring that will cut jobs in its cloud operations as it seeks to attract more large corporate customers while differentiating its cloud services from market leaders Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL) announced Feb. 14 it was eliminating positions for a “small” but unspecified number ... Full article
February 13, 2020
Think of it, you kick back while a stock market AI makes you richer than Wall Street stock pickers. Besides the lottery, we defy you to come up with a better financial fantasy. Actually, it’s not so wild a dream. According to Indiana University researchers, “robo-analysts” “earn abnormal returns that are statistically and economically significant” (see below). Robo-analysts are ... Full article
February 12, 2020
Corporate finance and IT departments along with supply chain managers are the largest benefactors of AI technology, according to an emerging technologies study released this week by Oracle. Separately, Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) new cloud-based database infrastructure along with an expanded interoperability partnership with Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT). The AI research released Wednesday (Feb. 12) during a company event in London ... Full article
February 6, 2020
As governments, companies, markets and travelers struggle to deal with the coronavirus outbreak, a Toronto start-up used AI to get a jump on the world in issuing warnings about the disease, which has infected 28,000, nearly 4,000 of whom are in critical condition, and killed 565, as of this writing. BlueDot’s in-house developed AI warned the world of coronavirus ... Full article
February 5, 2020
Even as AI has become pervasive across many tech-heavy industries, the medical industry has moved with a characteristically slow pace, and functional AI implementation in healthcare remains relatively rare. Microsoft now aims to accelerate that process with its announcement of a new, $40 million “AI for Health” program aimed at improving healthcare around the world with an emphasis on ... Full article
February 4, 2020
Computer scientists at the University of Michigan have come up with a faster way to schedule cloud microservices via a new algorithm running on a custom processor. The platform, called Q-Zilla, is based on a widely used scheduling algorithm called SITA, for Size-Interval Task Assignment. The variation on the SITA algorithm classifies tasks, scheduling the simplest at the front ... Full article
January 31, 2020
It’s estimated that 75 percent of an IT professional’s time is spent “keeping the lights on” with the remaining 25 percent focused on innovation that moves their businesses forward. Everyone should want to flip those percentages. After all, both executives and developers want the same thing: to drive innovation that helps improve the bottom line. Given this, it’s no ... Full article
January 28, 2020
Sufficient usage experience has emerged to better gauge how enterprise cloud deployments are faring and which tools are needed to leverage cloud agility to align developer operations to boost application performance. A pair of cloud studies released this week reveal lingering cultural issues as well as the growing importance of application performance tools as DevOps teams struggle to move ... Full article
January 27, 2020
AI is a complex process that typically takes years to do right, requiring a huge investment in time, resources and money. At costs that can average upwards of $500K to design, develop and implement a robust, long-term AI solution, companies need to undertake their AI initiatives with precision and care. It can take time to see how “smart” the ... Full article
January 22, 2020
VMware is acquiring network analytics startup Nyansa Inc., expanding its network and security tool chest to include a “self-healing” network capability. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. VMware (NYSE: VMW) said it expects the deal to close by the end of May 2020. Nyansa (“knee-ans-sah”), Palo Alto, Calif., specializes in AI-based network analytics. VMware said Tuesday (Jan. ... Full article
January 22, 2020
If the leading advanced computing/HPC server vendors were in the batting lineup of a baseball team, Dell EMC would be going for lots of singles and doubles – and some home runs, too – trying to hit for a high batting average. The cleanup hitter would be HPE, swinging for the fences with recent acquiree and supercomputing powerhouse Cray. ... Full article
January 22, 2020
Accurately predicting a business's performance is a prized skill among investors, competitors and other market analysts. Now, MIT is highlighting a new model that challenges the typical blend of punditry, quarterly balance sheet numbers and data-crunching by bringing in new sources of data and by automating the process. The result: it outperforms Wall Street analysts, according to MIT. The ... Full article
January 17, 2020
2019 was an interesting year for the technology industry – many technologies were hyped heading into the year; however, their paths of adoption took different directions: Adoption of AI/ML continued to increase, with newer breakthroughs and areas of application – especially in biology, medicine and research. 5G, while discussed broadly by technology vendors and industry professionals, encountered a few ... Full article
January 17, 2020
Hyper-scalers are racing to deploy AI technologies. Meanwhile, other sectors such as finance, healthcare and transportation ramping up AI initiatives are confronting challenges while considering precisely where automation technologies fit into individual company strategies. That along with lingering concerns about AI hype are among the key conclusions of the latest enterprise AI survey, this one released this week by ... Full article
January 16, 2020
As application containers took off in the mid-2010s, persistent storage emerged as a key barrier to adoption. With containers now entering the mainstream for handling machine and deep learning applications, more vendors are focusing on storage interfaces that can link huge data volumes along with flash memory to container orchestration platforms. Among them is VAST Data, which this week ... Full article
January 16, 2020
Even as China signed an agreement with the U.S. this week billed as a step toward reducing trade tensions, it’s unlikely the signing ceremony heralds a new era of détente between the two economic, military and technological superpowers. Assuming the agreement brings calm to the US-China trade war, the geopolitical clash will continue by other means. One area of ... Full article

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