3 little things in Linux 4.10 that will make a big difference

3 little things in Linux 4.10 that will make a big difference

Here's what virtualized GPUs, better cache management, and better handling of writes will mean to your cloud provider and your Linux apps

02/24/17

Uber ugliness unmasks Silicon Valley's bro culture

Uber ugliness unmasks Silicon Valley's bro culture

Recent revelations about sexual harassment and gender discrimination at Uber are the tip of the iceberg for a ‘bro culture’ run amok

02/24/17

Microsoft machine learning program tackles coding drudgery

Microsoft machine learning program tackles coding drudgery

The DeepCoder experimental machine learning project from Microsoft and the University of Cambridge can learn how to write simple software from provided example code

02/23/17

Google kills SHA-1 with successful collision attack

Google kills SHA-1 with successful collision attack

SHA-1 in digital certificates and cryptographic keys hasn't been safe for years. With the world's first successful collision attack, the clock has run out for the hash function

02/23/17

Netflix Stethoscope gives users a BYOD security checkup

Netflix Stethoscope gives users a BYOD security checkup

The IT-compiled web application provides users a personalized list of security recommendations for their own computers, smartphones, and tablets

02/22/17

Build your own sharing system, with help from Google engineers

Build your own sharing system, with help from Google engineers

From the minds at Google, Upspin is an open source project for building file-sharing infrastructure, but it's a long way from mass consumption

02/22/17

The real problem with the security industry

The real problem with the security industry

What we learned at the RSA Conference: The security industry is failing its task of keeping users and information safe because it refuses to play well with others

02/21/17

Kubernetes rounds out Azure options, paves way for Windows Server Containers

Kubernetes rounds out Azure options, paves way for Windows Server Containers

Microsoft catches the rising Kubernetes wave and makes the container orchestration system standard-issue software for Azure users

02/21/17

7 sweet Python IDEs you might have missed

7 sweet Python IDEs you might have missed

From a simple platform for beginners to an expert-level development workbench, there's an IDE for most every Pythonista

02/21/17

5 Python libraries to lighten your machine learning load

5 Python libraries to lighten your machine learning load

These libraries help speed up your data pipelines, use AWS Lambda to shred through computation-heavy jobs, and work with TensorFlow models minus TensorFlow

02/17/17

Surprise! There’s hope for meaningful H-1B reform

Surprise! There’s hope for meaningful H-1B reform

U.S. companies favor issuing more visas to foreign workers, but President Trump has vowed to put American workers first. Can a compromise be found in Congress?

02/17/17

Docker's tops for devops, AWS is the cloud king

Docker's tops for devops, AWS is the cloud king

RightScale's 'State of the Cloud' survey also shows hybrid cloud beating public-only and private-only clouds, and Microsoft Azure making major inroads

02/16/17

IBM sets up a machine learning pipeline for z/OS

IBM sets up a machine learning pipeline for z/OS

z System users with data behind their firewalls can now access IBM's training and deployment system for machine learning, packaged for convenience

02/15/17

Hadoop finds a happier home in the cloud

Hadoop finds a happier home in the cloud

All the excitement about big data and the Hadoop ecosystem -- yet so few enterprise initiatives panned out. Lifting the ecosystem to the cloud changes everything

02/15/17

Amazon's Elastic Block Storage stretches control to individual volumes

Amazon's Elastic Block Storage stretches control to individual volumes

With Elastic Volumes, EBS now lets you resize volumes and change their performance types on the fly

02/14/17

Infrastructure under attack: The next ransomware wave

Infrastructure under attack: The next ransomware wave

At RSA, Georgia Tech researchers showed that industrial control systems could be exploited to launch a ransomware attack capable of holding a water treatment facility hostage

02/14/17

Yahoo makes TensorFlow and Spark better together

Yahoo makes TensorFlow and Spark better together

Open source project that merges deep learning and big data frameworks is said to operate more efficiently at scale and require little change to existing Spark apps

02/13/17

RSA Conference preview: The agenda can't keep up

RSA Conference preview: The agenda can't keep up

The latest, scariest, most sophisticated threats are too fresh for the RSA Conference to cover, but the real value will be great info on how to be a better defender

02/13/17

Open source Microsoft Graph Engine takes on Neo4j

Open source Microsoft Graph Engine takes on Neo4j

The project allows for graph data to be kept in a distributed in-memory, key-value store and crunched at scale

02/13/17

Java, C, C++ face growing competition in popularity

Java, C, C++ face growing competition in popularity

The three languages are still tops in Tiobe's popularity index, albeit with sinking ratings

02/10/17

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