full-stack employee CIO

Why the ‘full-stack employee’ will also need a full-stack CIO

The pancake metaphor is far from ideal. The last thing most CIOs should is simply plop technology on top of...

April 17th, 2015 Shane Schick

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Warning: Ghost bug in Linux servers

Linux server users are scrambling to plug a hole in the GNU C Library that a vendor says allows attackers...

January 29th, 2015 Howard Solomon

Adobe hack might be worse than thought: Report

Warning issued for Drupal sites

It's usually good news when an IT administrator checks an application's status and finds that it's fully patched. But a...

October 30th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Web publishing as a service

As cloud computing matures and evolves, almost everything IT-related is a target for “as a Service” delivery, from the most...

October 27th, 2014 Don Sheppard

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Are you ready for open source CPUs?

Open source software has been around for years, and for obvious reasons -- all it takes is a PC to...

August 20th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Data Storage

Bring Google scale to your datacentre

One of the pleasures of being a giant data processing company is the scale it gives for buying and creating...

August 18th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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SUSE updates OpenStack distribution

SUSE LLC has released Cloud 4,  the latest version of its OpenStack distribution for building Infrastructure as a Service private...

August 14th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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HP gets closer to Hortonworks

Hewlett-Packard Co. has deepened its partnership with Hadoop distribution maker Hortonworks by investing US$50 million in the startup, for which...

July 25th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Need OLAP on Hadoop? Here’s two solutions

Canadian organizations are increasingly looking at the open source Hadoop platform for processing large data sets across clusters of commodity...

July 16th, 2014 Howard Solomon