Eric Knorr

Editor in Chief

Eric Knorr is the editor in chief for InfoWorld and has been with the publication since 2003. A technology journalist since the start of the PC era, he has developed content to serve the needs of IT professionals for the past decade. He is the former editor of PC World magazine, the creator of the best-selling The PC Bible, a founding editor of CNET, and a veteran of several dot-com follies. Eric has received the Neal and Computer Press Awards for journalistic excellence.

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Hoisting big data to the cloud

Hoisting big data to the cloud

The general consensus about big data has been that it's too expensive to move. But what if you could use remote backup copies in the cloud for analytics, app dev, and other applications?

Microsoft gears up for cloud domination

Microsoft gears up for cloud domination

Microsoft will reveal more pieces of its cloud master plan at the upcoming Build conference, , but the outlines are already there -- and maybe even a little scary

New Azure PaaS aims to make Microsoft the microservices maestro

New Azure PaaS aims to make Microsoft the microservices maestro

With Azure Service Fabric, the same PaaS that Microsoft uses to build and deploy microservices applications on Azure will be offered to the world

How PayPal beats the bad guys with machine learning

How PayPal beats the bad guys with machine learning

As big cloud players roll out machine learning tools to developers, Dr. Hui Wang of PayPal offers a peek at some of the most advanced work in the field

JavaScript experts: Microsoft's new Spartan browser rocks

JavaScript experts: Microsoft's new Spartan browser rocks

Nobody knows JavaScript like the folks at Famo.us, and the JavaScript engine and rendering pipeline in Windows 10's Spartan browser blew them away

How to succeed with microservices architecture

How to succeed with microservices architecture

Developer empowerment is a key part of the microservices trend, says Nginx's Owen Garrett, who offers lessons learned from real world implementations

Scenes from the Docker revolution

Scenes from the Docker revolution

Docker is enjoying the kind of success most enterprise startups can only dream of. But when will its benefits be seen in production?

6 reasons why improving security is so hard

6 reasons why improving security is so hard

The best practices for enterprise security are well known. So why are so few companies implementing them?

Calling all developers: Let us know what you think

Calling all developers: Let us know what you think

Developers, are you curious where your profession is headed? Then take our survey covering everything from hot languages to devops -- and be the first to see the results

Walmart doubles down on OpenStack

Walmart doubles down on OpenStack

After migrating one of the world's largest e-commerce operations to OpenStack last year, Walmart's technologists hungrily anticipate the latest improvements as the project evolves

IBM shapes its cloud for the enterprise

IBM shapes its cloud for the enterprise

At IBM's InterConnect show in Vegas, IBM added to its tall stack of cloud and analytics technology, while offering aid to enterprises straining to keep up with the pace of change

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