Steven Nunez

Contributing Editor

Steve Nunez is technologist-turned-executive currently working as a management consultant helping senior executives apply artificial intelligence in a practical, cost effective manner. He takes an incremental approach to AI adoption, emphasizing the organizational change required for analytics and A.I. to become part of the company DNA.

Before moving to consulting Steve led the professional services and technical pre-sales organizations in Asia Pacific for MapR, a “big data unicorn” acquired by HP Enterprise. While leading the field organization, Steve served clients including Toyota, Bank of China, Philips, Samsung, and the government of India in their bio ID program.

Steve has been a contributing editor and reviewer for InfoWorld since 1999.

Review: Nvidia’s Rapids brings Python analytics to the GPU

A brief history of artificial intelligence

A brief history of artificial intelligence

Despite huge advances in machine learning models, AI challenges remain much the same today as 60 years ago

Greenplum 6 review: Jack of all trades, master of some

Greenplum 6 review: Jack of all trades, master of some

Substantial rev of the open source, MPP data warehouse offers high concurrency, embedded analytics, and data science capabilities

Review: The best Linux distros for Docker and containers

Review: The best Linux distros for Docker and containers

Alpine Linux, CoreOS Container Linux, RancherOS, Red Hat Project Atomic, and VMware Photon OS compared

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

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