Hortonworks buys better Hadoop data flow management

Hortonworks buys better Hadoop data flow management

Hortonworks' newest acquisition is a prelude to creating an open-source-based data flow management product

08/25/15

Intel seeks to boost its OpenStack cred with Mirantis move

Intel seeks to boost its OpenStack cred with Mirantis move

Intel's financial backing for Mirantis will aid OpenStack -- and help Intel find future customers for its hardware-based virtualization tech

08/25/15

First Docker, now Mesos: Windows broadens its support in containers

First Docker, now Mesos: Windows broadens its support in containers

Microsoft teams with Mesosphere, making Windows servers easier to manage and broadening Azure's appeal

08/24/15

Brace for these 5 big changes in Bootstrap 4

Brace for these 5 big changes in Bootstrap 4

An alpha is out for the next version of the popular Web design framework, so here's what designers interested in migrating from Bootstrap 3 need to keep in mind

08/24/15

What is devops? Not even 'leaders' and 'practitioners' can agree

What is devops? Not even 'leaders' and 'practitioners' can agree

Delphix's first 'State of DevOps' report finds even the definition of the word is in flux among its practitioners

08/21/15

Red Hat should double down on containers

Red Hat should double down on containers

As Red Hat homes in on VMware, investing development resources in Kubernetes, Project Atomic, and other container-related efforts will pay off far more than propping up OpenStack

08/21/15

PostgreSQL moves toward NoSQL-style scaling

PostgreSQL moves toward NoSQL-style scaling

The relational database will get autosharding capabilities to help it better handle large workloads

08/21/15

Brace yourself: SOPA set to strike again

Brace yourself: SOPA set to strike again

An obscure case involving dental aligners could have huge implications for the free flow of data across the global Web

08/21/15

Mesosphere's new big data solution: Add Spark, hold the Hadoop

Mesosphere's new big data solution: Add Spark, hold the Hadoop

A data-processing solution from Mesosphere leverages Spark, Kafka, and Cassandra -- but eschews Hadoop -- for enterprise level real-time big-data needs

08/20/15

Windows Server Containers arrive, with Docker support

Windows Server Containers arrive, with Docker support

The latest preview of Windows Server shows a new level of support for Docker and hints at Microsoft's overall ambitions with containers

08/20/15

CoreOS's Rocket aims for greater container isolation

CoreOS's Rocket aims for greater container isolation

The next generation of CoreOS's container runtime uses Intel hardware-based isolation for added security. Will other container systems follow that example?

08/19/15

Cisco's Thor project swings a hammer at Web video codecs

Cisco's Thor project swings a hammer at Web video codecs

Cisco is the latest big name to take on the challenge of developing an unencumbered video compression technology

08/19/15

Akamai: The Internet's aging protocols make juicy targets

Akamai: The Internet's aging protocols make juicy targets

The latest wave of Internet attacks doesn't merely involve exploits like cross-site scripting; they also leverage aging protocols with enough volume to jam backbone routers

08/18/15

Cobol -- yes, Cobol -- gets a bridge to Node.js

Cobol -- yes, Cobol -- gets a bridge to Node.js

Cobol and Node.js may seem like an odd pairing, but a developer has created a link between the two platforms, despite criticisms

08/18/15

What's on tap for Mozilla's Rust in 2016

What's on tap for Mozilla's Rust in 2016

Incremental compilation, cross-platform deployment, and features that don't break the language are all planned for the new year

08/17/15

Docker Toolbox unites Compose, Boot2Docker, Kitematic

Docker Toolbox unites Compose, Boot2Docker, Kitematic

With Toolbox, Docker pulls together a collection of apps for working with containers on the desktop, long a pain point with users

08/17/15

How the cloud will devour open source

How the cloud will devour open source

As legacy IT vendors turn to software as a service, the open source business model seems doomed

08/14/15

GitHub Desktop 3: Handy, but still limited

GitHub Desktop 3: Handy, but still limited

First look: GitHub's desktop client for Mac and Windows provides a GUI for dealing with commits, branches, and basic Git repository work, but not issues or other GitHub-specific functions

08/13/15

Would you buy an SSL certificate from this man?

Would you buy an SSL certificate from this man?

John McAfee is preparing an SSL certificate service, but beyond its cut-rate prices, little is new here but salesmanship

08/11/15

Alphabet likely won't absorb Google Cloud Platform, Compute Engine

Alphabet likely won't absorb Google Cloud Platform, Compute Engine

Google's cloud business are unlikely to be spun out -- further evidence Google is less transformative and groundbreaking than it ought to be

08/11/15

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