Paul Venezia

Columnist

Paul Venezia is a veteran *nix system and network architect, and senior contributing editor at InfoWorld, where he writes analysis, reviews and The Deep End blog.

Put your API on a JSON diet

APIs aren’t apps: Make them as thin and light as possible

APIs aren’t apps: Make them as thin and light as possible

For fast and scalable APIs, forget the heavy frameworks and go lean

Life after virtualization: More data center tech for less

Life after virtualization: More data center tech for less

VMware’s vSphere 6 release marks the end of one chapter of the virtualization story, but another has already begun

First look: VMware vSphere 6 keeps its edge

First look: VMware vSphere 6 keeps its edge

With welcome improvements to key features, as well as the bundling of backup and recovery, the leading virtualization platform doesn't disappoint

Bash is more powerful than you think

Bash is more powerful than you think

Perl, Python, and Ruby modules can ease development for large projects, but Bash is simpler and better for many tasks

Snowed in? That’s why you set up remote access

Snowed in? That’s why you set up remote access

Remote power control, automated network testing, and plenty of error checking are almost as good as being there

Net neutrality triumphs as ISPs weep

Net neutrality triumphs as ISPs weep

The public interest has prevailed and the FCC has voted to reclassify ISPs as common carriers. At last we have the means to control our Internet future

Lenovo Superfish: Corporate greed meets cluelessness

Lenovo Superfish: Corporate greed meets cluelessness

Lenovo undermined its customers' Internet security either accidentally or on purpose; which is worse?

Lenovo shows us why we need to reinvent Web security

Lenovo shows us why we need to reinvent Web security

What was Lenovo thinking? We can only hope the company's disastrous decision to install adware on laptops that opens users to attack will inspire the industry to revamp SSL

Have you hugged your server today?

Disposable IT means never having to fix a broken server, and perhaps never having to know how to fix it

One small step for the FCC ...

One small step for the FCC ...

And one giant leap for the ISPs? Changes in the wake of the proposed Title II regulations may take longer than you think

Tom Wheeler makes history with full-on Net neutrality proposal

Tom Wheeler makes history with full-on Net neutrality proposal

Internet freedom at last! FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's proposal is for full Title II reclassification for ISPs, defining ISPs as utilities and preventing fast-lane profiteering

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