Elasticsearch stack wises up with machine learning

Elasticsearch stack wises up with machine learning

The open source log-analysis stack now has machine learning components for more sophisticated analytics, albeit through a commercial add-on

NIST to security admins: You've made passwords too hard

NIST to security admins: You've made passwords too hard

Passwords may not be dead, but the latest NIST guidelines promises a less frustrating and more secure authentication future

Congress joins the FCC to kill net neutrality

Congress joins the FCC to kill net neutrality

The campaign of misinformation heats up, and Verizon explains this week how it’s a huge fan of the open internet

Google's Cloud Spanner melds transactional consistency, NoSQL scale

Google's Cloud Spanner melds transactional consistency, NoSQL scale

The research behind the horizontally scalable, SQL-compatible database has spawned imitators, but Google's private network is the real secret sauce

Cloud portability? Keep dreaming

Cloud portability? Keep dreaming

It's the age-old problem in cloud form: Platforms compete by offering unique services, but as soon as you use them, you're locked in

Google helps developers bind C++ to Python

Google helps developers bind C++ to Python

Google's unofficial new project uses LLVM to generate language wrappers for C++ libraries and has Python as the first of many possible targets

Free search engine tool hunts down malware-infected computers

Free search engine tool hunts down malware-infected computers

Shodan is now offering the Malware Hunter scanning tool, which uncovers systems manipulated to control malware-infected devices

3 takeaways from Red Hat's AWS deal for OpenShift

3 takeaways from Red Hat's AWS deal for OpenShift

Red Hat and Amazon have buddied up before, but not quite like this. Here are 3 reasons why offering AWS options with OpenShift is intriguing news

Red Hat OpenShift adds containers and microservices features for developers

Red Hat OpenShift adds containers and microservices features for developers

The OpenShift.io collaborative coding environment and new runtimes for common application types help Red Hat build dev appeal for its PaaS

New project gives developers DIY tools for creating dynamic languages

New project gives developers DIY tools for creating dynamic languages

ZetaVM, from the creator of the Higgs compiler for JavaScript, enables easy construction of interpreted and JITed dynamic languages

Get functional! 5 open source frameworks for serverless computing

Get functional! 5 open source frameworks for serverless computing

Want to light up your own function-as-a-service platform? Here are 5 open source offerings to lead the way

Java 9’s AOT compiler: Use at your own risk

Java 9’s AOT compiler: Use at your own risk

Oracle's coming experimental technology could make some apps start faster, but it could slow other ones

FCC chief guts net neutrality under the banner of 'freedom'

FCC chief guts net neutrality under the banner of 'freedom'

FCC head Ajit Pai spins a tale where net neutrality rules ruined the internet, and he's the savior who will set it free

Annual Verizon security report says sloppiness causes most data breaches

Annual Verizon security report says sloppiness causes most data breaches

Phishing, malware, ransomware, hacking, cyberespionage: The latest Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report shows the best prevention is basic security hygiene

IBM adds API tools to Bluemix serverless framework

IBM adds API tools to Bluemix serverless framework

Bluemix OpenWhisk now uses API Connect to manage lifecycles for the APIs that drive serverless apps

SQL-powered MapD 3.0 woos enterprise developers

SQL-powered MapD 3.0 woos enterprise developers

MapD 3.0 appeals to enterprises with native scale-out, high availability, and ODBC connectivity, but hybrid cloud deployments will have to wait

Prometheus 2.0 shoots for Kubernetes scale

Prometheus 2.0 shoots for Kubernetes scale

The next version of the open source cloud-native monitoring system will feature a totally rewritten data storage layer to meet the demands of a Kubernetes-powered future

As containers mature, new startups fill out the ecosystem

As containers mature, new startups fill out the ecosystem

Now that containers are a common IT ingredient, they bring new problems—and the latest wave of investment in container companies focus on their solutions

Google zero-trust security framework goes beyond passwords

Google zero-trust security framework goes beyond passwords

Google outlines how BeyondCorp determines whether a device should be allowed to access an application in a perimeter-less network environment

3 signs your Kubernetes distro is built to last

3 signs your Kubernetes distro is built to last

As the container orchestration system booms in popularity and acceptance, so will commercial Kubernetes offerings. Here's how to avoid a Kubernetes bubble

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