Wednesday, December 23, 20092009’s software development winners and losers The year that loved smartphones, scripting languages, the cloud, and open source was not always kind to developers. Check out these winner and losers of 2009
Wednesday, November 18, 2009Data virtualization masks what’s underneath Servers, storage and desktops aren’t the only things being virtualized. Data virtualization can give enterprise workers the right data they need for their job regardless of where it sits and how it looks underneath
Wednesday, November 18, 2009Microsoft adds access controls for SQL Azure online database Companies will be able to define, enforce policies controlling who can see what data. Upcoming features: database clone, continuous backup
Wednesday, October 21, 2009Zetta cloud storage aimed at enterprise The Zetta Enterprise Storage Cloud is released for general availability
Monday, October 19, 2009Oracle should sell database - MySQL co-founder The MySQL database needs a home where there will be no conflicts of interest, says Michaek “Monty” Widenius, co-founder and creator of the open-source database
Wednesday, October 14, 2009Six ways we surrender privacy From the U.S.’s Patriot Act to Google Apps, GPS devices and iPhones, RFID tags and Twitter tweets, individuals are slowly but willingly giving away bits and bites of private information. Here’s how we might be able to get some back...
Monday, October 05, 2009Systems integration woes plague TD Bank All hands are on deck at TD Bank as a botched computer integration project slows down the bank’s ability to update certain customer transaction information...
Wednesday, September 30, 2009Microsoft to focus on server, high-end database markets The cloud becomes a battle ground as Microsoft aims to extend its dominance over Linux by offering more cloud-based database and server tools...
Tuesday, September 22, 2009Are you and your company a perfect fit? Chris Curran outlines three typical CIO types. Find out which one are you and determine if you and your company are a perfect match
Monday, July 27, 2009HRSDC: We spent $70M on mainframes last year Federal IT executives are trying to set up an enterprise architecture that will make the public sector more responsive and accountable to citizens, but there’s a lot of legacy work to do first
Tuesday, July 21, 2009Cheaper, faster solid state drives from Intel Intel's second-gen SSD, X25-M Mainstream uses smaller and less expensive 34nm NAND multi-level flash memory
Thursday, July 16, 2009Bullet-point brief: Tim Vincent, IBM Canada DB2 chief architect Tim Vincent, IBM Fellow and DB2 chief architect for DB2 talks to ComputerWorld Canada about the evolution of DB2, the impact of emerging technologies, the supposed death of databases, and the future of databases. WITH VIDEO
Wednesday, July 15, 2009Biometric passport database adds Atos Origin to mix Atos Origin will work with IBM to provide support to the integration of systems for the new biometric passport database, and for controversial identity cards by U.K.'s Identity and Passport Service
Wednesday, July 01, 2009No to SQL? Anti-database movement gains steam-1 The burgeoning NoSQL community, made up of Web and Java developers, promote building your own data storage. But can enterprises take open-source alternatives Hadoop, Voldemort seriously?
Sunday, March 22, 2009Eurocom's D901C Phantom i7 is no netbook If there’s been a trend lately toward lighter and smaller mobile devices, sacrificing some performance and screen real estate for portability and battery life, the Ottawa-based notebook specialist bucks it with a vengeance