Data Modeling - Infoworld en There's no shortage of data science smarts <p>"Smarts" are the ability to adapt to changing conditions, as well as to adapt conditions so that they are more conducive to human life and prosperity. Continuous adaptation is essential to human sustainability in a turbulent world.</p> Big Data Business Intelligence Open Source Software Big Data IT Jobs Data Modeling Open Source Software Thu, 16 May 2013 10:00:00 +0000 James Kobielus 218561 at New security service pounces on 8 telltale signs of malware infection <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="" alt="New security service pounces on 8 telltale signs of malware infection" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Signatures? We don't need no stinking signatures. That's the philosophy behind a new malware-detection service dubbed TAAS (Trust as a Service) NetAnalyzer, launched today by startup company TaaSERA.</p> Data Management Security Data Modeling Authentication Data Security Malware Vulnerability Assessment Mon, 28 Jan 2013 13:16:26 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 211628 at 5 things CIOs should know about big data <p><strong>No. 1: You will need to think about big data</strong><br />Big data analysis got its start from the large Web service providers such as Google, Yahoo, and Twitter, which all needed to make the most of their user-generated data. But enterprises will big data analysis to stay competitive and relevant.</p> Big Data Business Intelligence Data Center Data Explosion Data Management Big Data IT Management Data Modeling Hadoop Log Analysis Tue, 22 May 2012 10:00:00 +0000 admin 193090 at Your smartphone knows you better than you do <p>"Know thyself" is Socrates' ancient dictum. If the Greek philosopher were alive today, though, he might rephrase that to "Know thy smartphone" -- because, as it turns out, your smartphone may know more about you than, well, you do.</p> <p>Think I'm being unusually silly? Not really. Let me explain.</p> Data Management Mobile Technology Cringely Data Modeling Smartphones Tue, 26 Apr 2011 10:00:00 +0000 Robert X. Cringely 158972 at A conversation with IBM's Mr. Big Data <p>Rod Smith has one of the most enviable titles around: vice president of emerging Internet technologies. He earned it. My first encounter with him goes back to the early days of SaaS (software as a service) when he was IBM's point man on the topic. But he is probably best known for his key role in the development of IBM's WebSphere line of middleware, as well as for his early advocacy of XML, Web services, and J2EE.</p> Applications Big Data Business Intelligence Big Data Data Modeling Business Intelligence Mon, 07 Feb 2011 11:00:00 +0000 Eric Knorr 150587 at Oracle data modeler tool gets collaborative <p>Oracle will release on Monday Oracle SQL Developer Data Modeler 3.0, an upgrade to its relational database modeling tool that accommodates collaborative development via links to the open source Subversion version control system.</p> Application Development Data Management Oracle Application Development Data Modeling Mon, 31 Jan 2011 13:00:00 +0000 Paul Krill 149870 at Google's new Predictive API gives cloud developers a big boost <p>Google I/O last week left us with Google TV and <a href="">IT-oriented Android OS news</a>, but it was the release of the new APIs that interested me the most. Google clearly has its black belt in API development, and the current bunch of APIs continues that trend.</p> Application Development Cloud Computing Data Management Data Modeling Business Intelligence Cloud Computing Tue, 25 May 2010 10:00:00 +0000 David Linthicum 124793 at Five things I need from VDI Data Management Data Modeling Tue, 24 Mar 2009 19:50:47 +0000 Paul Venezia 68764 at What Cisco's power play really means Data Management Data Modeling Tue, 17 Mar 2009 08:00:00 +0000 Paul Venezia 68763 at A tale of two wireless carriers Data Management Data Modeling Mon, 09 Mar 2009 17:03:50 +0000 Paul Venezia 60981 at Quick update on the Terry Childs case <p>Last Friday, Terry Childs returned to court for a hearing. The hearing was postponed for two weeks. This is the second time this particular hearing has been postponed.</p> <p>The hearing itself was for the court to consider what is essentially a defense motion for dismissal, with the defense claiming that the counts against Childs are without legal backing and thus not worthy of a trial.</p> <p><strong>[ Special report: <a href="/archives/t.jsp?N=s&amp;V=107545&amp;source=fssr">Terry Childs: Admin gone rogue</a> ] </strong></p> Data Management Security Data Modeling Wed, 04 Mar 2009 18:30:07 +0000 Paul Venezia 60980 at Could the Childs case put all network admins in danger? <p>Later this week, San Francisco's infamous network admin Terry Childs will appear in court after his last hearing date was postponed for two weeks at the request of the San Francisco District Attorney. This hearing is fairly critical to the DA's case, as it will essentially determine the viability of the case going forward. If the court sides with Childs at this hearing, the case is over before it even begins.</p> Data Management Security Data Modeling Tue, 24 Feb 2009 17:45:11 +0000 Paul Venezia 60979 at Accused rogue admin Terry Childs makes his case <div class="rxbodyfield"><p class="ArticleBody">He's been in jail for seven months now, but former San Francisco network administrator Terry Childs says he's going to keep fighting to prove he's innocent of computer crime charges.</p> <p class="ArticleBody">Childs was arrested on July 12, charged with disrupting the City of San Francisco's Wide Area Network during a tense standoff with management.</p></div> Data Management Security Data Modeling Security Wed, 18 Feb 2009 12:03:59 +0000 admin 2316 at Childs' attempt to protect the network password gone awry? <p>I read the latest defense filing in the Terry Childs case over the weekend, and was struck by some new information presented there, specifically related to the circumstances under which Childs was asked for the FiberWAN passwords. It sheds light on why Childs may have withheld the password to the city's WAN.</p> Data Management Security Data Modeling Tue, 17 Feb 2009 08:00:03 +0000 Paul Venezia 60978 at Terry Childs: The jailhouse interview <p>The City of San Francisco County Jail is a large, austere building that looks like something the East Germans might have built in the 1960s. It was with some apprehension that I passed through the metal detectors and found the visitor sign-in desk. I had come unannounced and was not at all certain I'd actually get to talk to Terry Childs. After discussing the visit with the deputy, however, I was placed on the list and told to come back in a few hours.</p> Data Management Security Data Modeling Mon, 09 Feb 2009 08:00:13 +0000 Paul Venezia 60977 at Laid-off IT workers, Terry Childs, and unexpected consequences <p>We're moving into the seventh month of the <a href="/article/08/07/18/30FE-sf-network-lockout_1.html">Terry Childs case</a>, and the world seems like quite a different place. Way back in July, our economy wasn't yet in the toilet (though it was rapidly heading there), Bush was president, Manny Ramirez had a contract. Things have changed.</p> <p>Now, companies are going through spasms of layoffs, generally across all business units. This means IT too.</p> Data Management Security Data Modeling Mon, 02 Feb 2009 14:58:47 +0000 Paul Venezia 60976 at Windows 7 first impressions, and Microsoft's XP problem Data Management Data Modeling Mon, 26 Jan 2009 16:28:17 +0000 Paul Venezia 60975 at The unconscious admin Data Management Data Modeling Tue, 20 Jan 2009 12:45:11 +0000 Paul Venezia 60974 at The desktop divide and the new business network Data Management Data Modeling Mon, 12 Jan 2009 15:42:41 +0000 Paul Venezia 60973 at If only Microsoft had some bits to rent Data Management Data Modeling Fri, 09 Jan 2009 16:35:10 +0000 Paul Venezia 60972 at