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Hack the server room! No tech required

Secret codes and heavy locks on the server room door are no contest when the contractors simply don't do their job

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DevSecOps: Paradigm shifts are messy, but someone's got to take the lead

Companies that lead with application security have security practitioners willing and able to lead

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Embracing continuous delivery to power the programmable enterprise

Putting data at the fingertips of developers and decision makers to deliver new capabilities at a high velocity

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Public clouds are calling to IT engineers -- and their wallets

A global survey found one-third of data-center and IT professionals plan to put workloads in the cloud over the next year

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Think again: Data integration is different in the cloud

Not only is data integration an afterthought in most cloud migrations, it's usually addressed with obsolete methods. Don’t make either mistake

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NoSQL grudge match: MongoDB vs. Couchbase Server

Which document database? From ease of installation and backup flexibility to index design and query capabilities, a few key differences point the way

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Don't get bit by zombie cloud data

Data you thought you had deleted from the cloud can come back to haunt you. Get to know your provider’s data deletion policy

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Microsoft's cool quantum computing plan embraces cryogenic memory

Microsoft and Rambus say standard DRAM won't cut it for the superfast quantum computers of the future

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Microgrids: Energy independence (and money saved) for companies

Microgrids and their related renewable energy can help businesses shave energy costs and bolster the aging infrastructure

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Review: VMM 2016 stiffs Azure, older Hyper-V

System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager shines for Windows Server 2016, but does little for prior versions of Hyper-V

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Devops is a secret weapon -- perhaps too secret

A new survey finds devops brings plenty of benefits, but most companies still don't know what it is

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New Linux SSH server shows off Golang's infrastructure power

Teleport has tons of team-friendly features, and it showcases Google's Go language as a replacement for critical IT infrastructure

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SDN dilemma: Linux kernel networking vs. kernel bypass

Yes, the Linux kernel networking stack is too slow for high-speed networks, but kernel bypass solutions aren’t the answer

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Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V: More secure, but not faster

Hyper-V 2016 tightens VM security and eases management, but seems to have lost a step

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Inside look at Hewlett-Packard’s next-gen infrastructure

Hyperconverged and composable infrastructure products are HPE’s big focus now

LinkedIn’s hyper-dense data center design

Datacenters decline as users turn to rented servers

Consolidation and the move to the cloud are behind the mega change in the industry

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Ansible's rise is fueling Red Hat's reinvention

A company built on helping customers digest complex software is finally learning the power of ease of use

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5 reasons developers love containers

Developers are a driving force behind the adoption of container technology in general and Docker in particular. Here's why

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Ugly Jenkins gets a friendly new UI

The free open source Blue Ocean plugin helps agile teams track build, test, and development progress via a visual pipeline editor

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Silicon Valley weighs speed versus risk in app dev

A panel featuring Atlassian, GitHub, HackerOne, and Rainforest explores how to get successful software projects completed on time without breaking things

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