AWS machine learning VMs go faster, but not forward

AWS machine learning VMs go faster, but not forward

The latest iteration of Amazon's GPU-powered VMs for machine learning make a big speed leap, but they still use previous-generation Nvidia Kepler GPUs

09/30/16

Google dev tools beef up Content Security Policy defenses

Google dev tools beef up Content Security Policy defenses

Cross-site scripting attacks are all-too-common and Content Security Policy on most websites provide no security protection. Google's CSP Evaluator and CSP Mitigator tools address the configuration mistakes.

09/30/16

Revenge of the broadband bullies

Revenge of the broadband bullies

Pushback against municipal broadband and stalling tactics in granting access to utility poles keep incumbent ISPs safely entrenched

09/30/16

Google Cloud Machine Learning hits public beta, with additions

Google Cloud Machine Learning hits public beta, with additions

Finally released from private alpha, Google Cloud Machine Learning lets all comers build software powered by trained algorithms

09/29/16

Splunk adds machine learning that's both easy and open

Splunk adds machine learning that's both easy and open

The machine learning features in the latest version of Splunk's enterprise data search platform add useful data analysis features, not simply black boxes

09/28/16

Kubernetes 1.4 makes container orchestration bigger -- and simpler

Kubernetes 1.4 makes container orchestration bigger -- and simpler

The new version of Google's container-orchestration system adds cross-cloud and state-management features, while also simplifying setup

09/27/16

Docker for Windows Server is a win-win for Microsoft and Docker

Docker for Windows Server is a win-win for Microsoft and Docker

Microsoft continues to expand its efforts to work with open source by having Docker run out of the box on Windows Server

09/26/16

Faster with GPUs: 5 turbocharged databases

Faster with GPUs: 5 turbocharged databases

Tired of slow joins and poky graph analytics? These database solutions use GPU acceleration for faster answers

09/26/16

New language expands on Google's Go

New language expands on Google's Go

The Have project uses Go's toolchain, but sports a different syntax and makes key additions to the language

09/23/16

New Red Hat project looks a lot like a Docker fork

New Red Hat project looks a lot like a Docker fork

The new OCID project places a variant of the Docker runtime directly into Kubernetes

09/22/16

CouchDB 2.0 adds clustering and an easier query language

CouchDB 2.0 adds clustering and an easier query language

The latest release of the NoSQL database lowers the bar to entry with an easier-to-use query language, and adds clustering to provide scale-out power

09/21/16

Who's No. 1 in open source? Microsoft!

Who's No. 1 in open source? Microsoft!

When the heart of your business is about delivering cloud services, it's easy to love open source

09/21/16

Hybrid cloud hardware: Old-school IT in a new wrapper

Hybrid cloud hardware: Old-school IT in a new wrapper

As the public cloud becomes more powerful and flexible, old-school IT outfits like IBM are hustling dedicated hybrid cloud hardware for reasons that get harder to justify

09/20/16

Why Oracle won't beat Amazon

Why Oracle won't beat Amazon

Sure, Oracle has made serious inroads in enterprise SaaS. But the company's chances in IaaS remain slim

09/20/16

Google’s Go language ventures into machine learning

Google’s Go language ventures into machine learning

A small but growing number of libraries written entirely in Go are stepping up to show that Google's language can do machine learning, too

09/19/16

Hands-on: Python 3.6’s speed boost matters

Hands-on: Python 3.6’s speed boost matters

Don't expect order-of-magnitude speedups from the next version of Python, but a few key benchmarks show improvement, and every bit adds up

09/19/16

Security scores for cloud companies on the way

Security scores for cloud companies on the way

Businesses will be able to use the Vendor Security Alliance-designed questionnaire to evaluate the security practices of third-party partners

09/19/16

New project runs Arch Linux on Windows

New project runs Arch Linux on Windows

A new tool, still in very early stages, allows Linux boot images to be run in Windows 10's experimental Linux subsystem

09/16/16

New Google API cryptographically secures Chromebooks

New Google API cryptographically secures Chromebooks

The Verified Access API uses the Trusted Platform Module to cryptographically identify and assess the security posture of Chrome OS devices

09/16/16

The real threat to our elections: Disinformation and doubt

The real threat to our elections: Disinformation and doubt

Hackers are working to sabotage the upcoming election, but not through the expected avenues

09/16/16

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