WZor leaks Windows Server 10 Preview build 9926 and overview of new Nano Server

WZor leaks Windows Server 10 Preview build 9926 and overview of new Nano Server

Build 9926 is likely unstable, but the pared-down Nano Server may be the way of Windows Server's future

03/02/15

Momentum builds as major OpenStack rev approaches

Momentum builds as major OpenStack rev approaches

Mirantis adds Docker to OpenStack; IBM introduces an OpenStack-powered hybrid; and Canonical woos telecoms with a Juniper partnership

03/02/15

Samsung Pay faces an uphill climb against Apple Pay and Google Wallet

Samsung Pay faces an uphill climb against Apple Pay and Google Wallet

Its key potential advantage won't exist for much longer, as the U.S. moves to a new payment terminal standard

03/01/15

Is AngularJS ready for the enterprise?

Is AngularJS ready for the enterprise?

AngularJS has a habit of stranding its users in backward incompatibilities, but its Google pedigree and wild popularity may well give it staying power

02/27/15

Reconciliation between Node.js and io.js could be near

Reconciliation between Node.js and io.js could be near

A proposal from io.js advocate Mikeal Rogers suggests a path to reunify the code and governance

02/27/15

RancherOS strips Docker and Linux to the essentials

RancherOS strips Docker and Linux to the essentials

A new superminimal Linux in the vein of CoreOS, RancherOS uses Docker to run everything outside of the kernel itself

02/26/15

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

02/26/15

Docker's new orchestration tools: Any container to any cloud

Docker's new orchestration tools: Any container to any cloud

Docker Machine, Swarm, and Compose make containerized workloads easier to pack, deploy, and manage across local environments and remote clouds

02/26/15

Microsoft stakes claim on smartwatches with Band SDK

Microsoft stakes claim on smartwatches with Band SDK

Competing with Apple and Google, Microsoft hopes developers can create apps that give the Band platform an edge

02/26/15

Hadoop HBase 1.0 debuts amid stiff NoSQL competition

Hadoop HBase 1.0 debuts amid stiff NoSQL competition

The database's 1.0 version clears away legacy API clutter and improves documentation as it takes on Cassandra and MongoDB

02/25/15

A developer's guide to the pros and cons of Python

A developer's guide to the pros and cons of Python

Devotees talk about what's good (ease of use, IoT potential) and not so good (design issues, performance) about the language

02/24/15

IBM embraces Docker, OpenStack in Bluemix hybrid cloud plans

IBM embraces Docker, OpenStack in Bluemix hybrid cloud plans

IBM's hybrid cloud plans involve moving workloads between public and private clouds via Docker, with Bluemix as the bridge

02/23/15

Spark, Open Data Platform court innovation, controversy at Strata+Hadoop World

Spark, Open Data Platform court innovation, controversy at Strata+Hadoop World

Hadoop is evolving thanks to projects like Spark and third-party integrations, but the proposed ODP was greeted with skepticism

02/23/15

WZor leaks screenshots of new Windows 10 build 10022, Server 9926

WZor leaks screenshots of new Windows 10 build 10022, Server 9926

Windows 10 Pro Technical Preview 3 and maybe Windows Server Technical Preview 2 are due this week, but screenshots show little of interest

02/23/15

Microsoft Azure is giving Amazon a run for its cloud money

Microsoft Azure is giving Amazon a run for its cloud money

Microsoft poses a serious challenge to AWS cloud dominance -- and that’s good for enterprise IT

02/23/15

How safe are Perl, PHP, and Ruby? The experts weigh in

How safe are Perl, PHP, and Ruby? The experts weigh in

With Rust talking up safety, the biggest names in PHP, Perl, and Ruby all speak up about what's safe -- and not -- in their languages

02/23/15

Node.js fork JXcore goes open source, aims for mobile developers

Node.js fork JXcore goes open source, aims for mobile developers

The JXcore variant of Node.js bristles with intriguing features and aims to move Node into the mobile world

02/20/15

The storm before the calm on Net neutrality eve

The storm before the calm on Net neutrality eve

Next week's FCC vote is likely to usher in a period of plenty for lawyers and Congressional campaign funds -- pretty much business as usual

02/20/15

Apple Swift follows familiar path to .Net and Android

Apple Swift follows familiar path to .Net and Android

Silver lets developers use a common language across multiple platforms, but it is not a cross-platform technology

02/20/15

Yahoo angles for developers and dollars with new mobile suite

Yahoo angles for developers and dollars with new mobile suite

Mobile is now a core business, according to CEO Marissa Meyer, and the new offerings will help developers use Yahoo to monetize their apps

02/19/15

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