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GitHub open-sources internal load-balancing software

GitHub Load Balancer was originally created to handle Git's billions of daily connections

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Faster with GPUs: 5 turbocharged databases

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

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The hidden power of the Office 365 admin center

Don't let the initially simple interface fool you: Office 365's admin capabilities equal those of on-premises Exchange, SharePoint, and more

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Bossies 2016: The Best of Open Source Software Awards

InfoWorld editors and contributors pick the top open source software for datacenters, clouds, developers, big data analysts, and IT pros

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Your PC is simply another mobile device

IT needs to start planning now for the day when PCs are managed and secured like mobile devices, and desktop apps are developed and deployed like mobile apps

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Why (and how) you should manage Windows PCs like iPhones

The pieces are finally coming together to implement an omnidevice systems management approach for Windows, MacOS, iOS, and Android

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Career road map: Making a career in devops

Eric Sigler, head of devops for PagerDuty, talks about his career and what gets him out of bed in the morning

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Down and dirty with Windows Nano Server 2016

Nano Server is a very fast, powerful tool for remotely administering Windows servers, but you need to know what you're doing

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Review: Ansible shows the beef

Ansible 2 eases configuration management, while boosting playbooks, modules, and Windows support

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The IT lowdown on iOS 10, Android Nougat, and MacOS Sierra

Management controls gain a subtle set of enhancements, and users get conveniences that honor IT security requirements

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Best Deals of the Week, September 5th - September 9th - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of September 5th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted!

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HPE offloads software arm to Micro Focus

What's left at HPE is focused squarely on the hybrid and private cloud

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5 common pitfalls of CICD -- and how to avoid them

What's the secret to devops success? Start with continuous integration and continuous deployment

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Rugged devops: Build security into software development

Devops improved software development and deployment. Rugged devops brings together security pros, developers, and operations to deliver better application security faster

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Google's infrastructure for everyone else

By promoting containers as the building blocks of infrastructure, Google is hoping to leapfrog over Amazon to become the infrastructure setup of the future. Their advertisement campaign for Google Cloud Engine also points to this goal....

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GitHub extender ZenHub throws open the doors on its free tier

Revamped free tier lets teams of up to five people use all of ZenHub's GitHub-integrated project management services, whether via public or private GitHub repositories

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Sophos false positive detection ruins weekend for some Windows users

Sophos antivirus products detected winlogon.exe as malicious, preventing some users from accessing their computers

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Case study: Using VCloud to replicate data offsite

At VMworld, Network World chatted with Tom White, IT Director at Environmental Science Corp., about how he virtualized disaster recovery using cloud technologies.

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