Will the cloud automate operations out of existence?

Will the cloud automate operations out of existence?

Microsoft distinguished engineer Jeffrey Snover says the future is bright for ops, but sophisticated cloud automation suggests a different outcome

06/29/15

New programming certs: Gold stars or false currency?

New programming certs: Gold stars or false currency?

Abundant new options for learning programming have given rise to a new wave of 'microcertifications' for programming skills. How much are they worth?

06/22/15

InfoWorld survey: The rise of the developer

InfoWorld survey: The rise of the developer

A new InfoWorld survey of software developers highlights the growing influence of developers in business -- and a keen awareness of challenges going forward

06/01/15

Welcome to a week of Java

Welcome to a week of Java

To celebrate Java's 20th birthday, we've lined up a series of new articles, along with a guide to some of the best Java content we've offered in recent years

05/18/15

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?

05/11/15

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

04/27/15

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

04/20/15

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

04/13/15

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

04/07/15

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

03/30/15

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?

03/23/15

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?

03/16/15

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

03/09/15

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

03/02/15

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

02/25/15

Call for entries: The 2015 Enterprise Architecture Awards

Call for entries: The 2015 Enterprise Architecture Awards

Has your organization benefited from an enterprise architecture initiative? Then tell us your story by entering the 2015 InfoWorld/Forrester Enterprise Architecture Awards

02/23/15

Why the opportunities for ops are better than ever

Why the opportunities for ops are better than ever

Some worry the cloud threatens to automate ops out of existence. In reality, the nature of the job is changing -- and big new opportunities are opening

02/23/15

Get ready for the new stack

Get ready for the new stack

Almost overnight, a new constellation of container-based cloud technologies has landed, threatening to supplant the old VM-based model. Your developers are probably already giving it a spin

02/09/15

Reducing technical debt with microservices

Reducing technical debt with microservices

To meet project deadlines, everyone cuts a few corners and pledges to 'fix it later.' Paying off that technical debt can be easier with microservices architecture

02/02/15

Celebrating the top software and hardware of the year

Celebrating the top software and hardware of the year

The 2015 Technology of the Year Awards is an embarrassment of riches, with more inventive new products and technologies than we've ever seen arrive in a single year

01/26/15

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