July 21, 2011

NoSQL standouts: New databases for new applications

Cassandra, CouchDB, MongoDB, Redis, Riak, Neo4J, and FlockDB reinvent the data store

May 25, 2011

JavaScript conquers the server

Node.js, Jaxer, EJScript, RingoJS, and AppengineJS combine the familiarity of JavaScript, low overhead, blazing speed, and unique twists

May 4, 2011

Microsoft Office 2010 takes on all comers

OpenOffice.org, LibreOffice, IBM Lotus Symphony, SoftMaker Office, Corel WordPerfect, and Google Docs challenge the Microsoft juggernaut

February 16, 2011

Open office dilemma: OpenOffice.org vs. LibreOffice

Dueling open source alternatives to Microsoft Office match word processors, spreadsheets, and much more; which one should you choose?

February 2, 2011

Top 10 free open source tools for network admins

From troubleshooting DNS queries and misbehaving network apps to keeping your configurations and passwords organized, these tools have you covered

January 12, 2011

The best hardware and software of the year

InfoWorld's 2011 Technology of the Year Awards recognize the best products at the forefront of today's top data center, desktop, mobile, and programming trends

December 22, 2010

RHEL 6 is built, and priced, for big shops

Latest iteration of Red Hat's iconic Linux distribution offers some shops a substantial upgrade and, for others, a fork in the road

November 17, 2010

Honeyd: The open source honeypot

The early leader in intrusion detection honeypots is still around, flexible as ever, but a bit dated

November 17, 2010

Intrusion detection honeypots simplify network security

Low-cost, low-fuss honeypots are highly effective early-warning systems against external attacks and insider threats; KFSensor, HoneyPoint, and Honeyd offer safety, ease, and flexibility

October 4, 2010

10 great free desktop productivity tools that aren't OpenOffice.org

These free and open source applications for Windows, Linux, and Mac desktops put power into the hands of users without taking from their wallets

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