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InfoWorld Technology of the Year 2017

InfoWorld's 2017 Technology of the Year Award winners

InfoWorld editors and reviewers pick the year's best hardware, software, development tools, and cloud services

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New framework uses Kubernetes to deliver serverless app architecture

Still in the early stages, the Fission framework turns any Kubernetes cluster into a system for delivering lambda architecture or serverless applications

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Glue, stitch, cobble: Weighing DIY container management

Before you piece together your own container management system, examine the ‘glue levels’ of effort

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Nonsense non-functional requirements

The NFR concept is deeply flawed: What's counted as an NFR is not, and what is an NFR is ignored

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Docker for AWS: Who's it really for?

With several Docker solutions already running on Amazon's cloud, why pick the newly released Docker for AWS? Depends on whether you're a Docker maven or an AWS master

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New Lambda features show Amazon is serious about serverless computing

Improvements to AWS Lambda ease development pains and could help defray worries about Lambda lock-in

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Party like it’s 1999

Open source is often pitched as the only way to sell software to the enterprise of today. But what should you consider to build a business around a highly popular open source project?

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Apache Mesos users focus on big data, containers

A survey of users of the orchestration framework shows that they primarily deploy containers and big data apps, especially Spark

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Want to transform your business? Ask an architect to lead

The sixth annual InfoWorld/Forrester Enterprise Architecture Awards brings you five winning initiatives that show the real meaning of transformation

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The 2016 Enterprise Architecture Awards

This years' winning EA initiatives, brought to you by Forrester Research and InfoWorld, meet the challenges of accelerated change

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Lessons from launching billions of Docker containers

Docker brings consistency and repeatability to large and fast-moving environments, but not without challenges

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Tame microservices complexity with APIs

APIs not only bridge the gap between microservices and traditional systems, they make microservices easier to build and manage

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Save the whale: Docker rightfully shuns standardization

The Open Container Project wants to standardize Docker the old-fashioned way: by committee. The pushback from Docker delivers a compelling counterpoint

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Don’t be Delta: Four pillars of high availability

It's unbelievable that in 2016 an entire airline could be brought to its knees by a datacenter outage. Did Delta skip computer science class? Let's review

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5 reasons to learn mainframe programming

The work is fulfilling, the tools are state-of-the-art, and demand for mainframe-literate developers has never been greater

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What serverless computing really means

For developers, worrying about infrastructure is a chore they can do without. Serverless computing relieves that burden

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John A. Zachman: Agile at 82

John Zachman is known as the father of enterprise architecture. These days, the agile crowd might disavow him and his 'framework', but it seems John's message is rather misunderstood.

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Learn from SOA: 5 lessons for the microservices era

The rise and fall of SOA can teach us much about making the best use of microservices

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