Steven Nunez

Contributing Editor

Steven Nunez is an advisor to Illation Pty Ltd., an Australia-based consultancy specializing in big data and operational analytics.

Review: The best Linux distros for Docker and containers

CoreOS review: Linux for containers and Kubernetes

CoreOS review: Linux for containers and Kubernetes

CoreOS Container Linux provides a safe, consistent, and reliable foundation for container clusters—but it’s not easy

Bossie Awards 2017: The best databases and analytics tools

Bossie Awards 2017: The best databases and analytics tools

InfoWorld picks the best open source software for large-scale search, SQL, NoSQL, and streaming analytics

Review: Red Hat does Docker the hard way

Review: Red Hat does Docker the hard way

Project Atomic pours Kubernetes and Red Hat engineering into a state-of-the-art container host, but be prepared to roll up your sleeves

Review: VMware’s Photon OS shines for Docker containers

Review: VMware’s Photon OS shines for Docker containers

Optimized for the VMware hypervisor, Photon OS is an easy-to-use container OS with all the advantages of virtual hardware

RancherOS: A simpler Linux for Docker lovers

RancherOS: A simpler Linux for Docker lovers

Rancher Labs takes the container paradigm to its final destination with a completely Dockerized operating system

Review: Alpine Linux is made for Docker

Review: Alpine Linux is made for Docker

Stripped-down Linux distribution shines for containers and appliances, but you have to earn it

10 Unix commands every Mac and Linux user should know

10 Unix commands every Mac and Linux user should know

Get started with Bash, Unix pipes, directory navigation, sudo, Nano, and other command-line essentials

Review: Storm’s real-time processing comes at a price

Review: Storm’s real-time processing comes at a price

The open source stream processing solution is proven reliable at scale, but difficult to learn and use

Review: Spark lights a fire under big data processing

Review: Spark lights a fire under big data processing

Apache Spark brings high-speed, in-memory analytics to Hadoop clusters, crunching large-scale data sets in minutes instead of hours

Review: Apache Hive brings real-time queries to Hadoop

Hive's SQL-like query language and vastly improved speed on huge data sets make it the perfect partner for an enterprise data warehouse

Impressions of InterACT: Business Rules as a Science

I just returned from the Fair Isaac user conference, InterACT, in San Francisco, where I attended sessions on the new lineup of products for BRMS. There they introduced a new product roadmap and vision for Enterprise Decision...

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