Salesforce wants enterprise big-data users to catch its Wave

Salesforce wants enterprise big-data users to catch its Wave

With Wave for Big Data, Salesforce is determined to keep a foothold in enterprises with growing interests in Hadoop -- assuming existing self-service analytics outfits haven't gotten there first

05/28/15

Red Hat CEO: Here's how to create an 'Open Organization'

Red Hat CEO: Here's how to create an 'Open Organization'

In a brand-new book, Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst explains what he's learned from leading the largest open source company and how the lessons can be applied

05/28/15

Microsoft entices cloud-wary with SQL Server, StorSimple upgrades to Azure

Microsoft entices cloud-wary with SQL Server, StorSimple upgrades to Azure

Updates to Microsoft's SQL Server and StorSimple appliance software draw customers toward using Azure as a bridge to the cloud

05/27/15

Look who's helping build Docker -- besides Docker itself

Look who's helping build Docker -- besides Docker itself

The top contributors to the Docker project include many familiar names -- and a few surprises

05/27/15

Fedora 22 provides three ways to don Red Hat

Fedora 22 provides three ways to don Red Hat

Red Hat's latest Linux distribution tests new server and cloud features, but Fedora's long-standing desktop legacy may get in the way

05/26/15

Microsoft confirms patch KB 3022345 breaks SFC /scannow

Microsoft confirms patch KB 3022345 breaks SFC /scannow

But reports that system files have been corrupted are wrong, even though Microsoft's own tool provides the diagnosis

05/26/15

Leaked Windows 10 build 10125 shows Start menu improvements and more

Leaked Windows 10 build 10125 shows Start menu improvements and more

The latest leaked build shows cosmetic changes to icons, but also several important improvements to Windows 10 and Edge

05/26/15

Is an IPO right for Canonical?

Is an IPO right for Canonical?

An IPO would be a major break from its privately held past, and if handled wrong could knock it off its newfound course

05/22/15

Digging into the Win10 licensing info Microsoft yanked from its Partner Network Blog

Digging into the Win10 licensing info Microsoft yanked from its Partner Network Blog

Yesterday, Microsoft pulled the only official, clear description we’ve seen of Windows 10 upgrade licensing

05/22/15

Microsoft issues patch KB 3065979 to fix Win7 GDI+ drawing problems brought on by KB 3045171

Microsoft issues patch KB 3065979 to fix Win7 GDI+ drawing problems brought on by KB 3045171

If you hit a GsDraw error (1) message after installing last week’s patches, KB 3065979 should fix it

05/22/15

Microsoft open-sources vintage Web services technology

Microsoft open-sources vintage Web services technology

Analysts see Windows Communication Foundation as a last-generation technology, which limits its usefulness

05/22/15

Intel takes on CoreOS with its own container-based Linux

Intel takes on CoreOS with its own container-based Linux

Clear Linux, Intel's new container-based distribution, bristles with ideas for how to run containers and perform OS management

05/21/15

Windows 10 build 10122: The new, the mysteriously changed, and the future

Windows 10 build 10122: The new, the mysteriously changed, and the future

Here’s what to expect from the newly released build 10122

05/21/15

Meteor pulls JavaScript technologies together

Meteor pulls JavaScript technologies together

Meteor seeks deeper integrations with the complementary AngularJS and ReactJS frameworks

05/21/15

Delphix secures sensitive data in the cloud by virtualizing it

Delphix secures sensitive data in the cloud by virtualizing it

New approaches to data virtualization and masking are aiding the movement of enterprise datasets to the cloud while keeping them secure and versatile

05/20/15

Microsoft releases 13 optional Windows patches

Microsoft releases 13 optional Windows patches

Microsoft reissues one patch and adds 12 new fixes, including one for a problem with VM images in Azure that is poorly described in KB 3040272

05/20/15

OpenStack simplifies setup with Community App Catalog

OpenStack simplifies setup with Community App Catalog

OpenStack's latest move to broaden its reach is an open catalog of apps and infrastructure, for newbies and experts alike

05/20/15

Microsoft fingers KB 3020369 as culprit in Stage 3 of 3 reboot hangs

Microsoft fingers KB 3020369 as culprit in Stage 3 of 3 reboot hangs

A week after the fact, MS says the re-issued April stack update hangs in certain installation sequences

05/19/15

IBM doubles down on OpenStack for hybrid clouds

IBM doubles down on OpenStack for hybrid clouds

IBM's next OpenStack move is Bluemix-hosted services for managing cloud infrastructure -- but will they create dependencies of their own?

05/19/15

Apache Drill 1.0 tears into data, with or without Hadoop

Apache Drill 1.0 tears into data, with or without Hadoop

Drill 1.0 queries Hadoop data via SQL, but may have a life of its own outside of the framework

05/19/15

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