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There's no question that more big data solutions are moving to the cloud. How this is going to affect business networks has to do with the major benefits and disadvantages of... (Read on)
CRM Project Failure: Do's and Dont's To Help You Avoid It

CRM project failure has given many people a distorted view of how beneficial this software can be. Here's how to maximize its benefits.
Open Source and the Spirit of Unrestrained Participation

Open source strives to contribute to the development community with its history of cooperation, participation, sharing and free modification.
The Work of Ten Pros: 10x Developers - Are They Real?

The 10x developer - a developer who's ten times as productive as average developers - is somewhat of a mythological figure in the world of tech. But does this myth have a basis in reality? Do these individuals really exist?
The Role of Diameter Signaling in Today's Networks

The Diameter Signaling Protocol has numerous advantages over its predecessor, RADIUS, including its support for authentication, authorization and accounting (AAA) protocols.
Why Your Business Should Be Using Mobile Application Management

With BYOD on the rise, businesses must find ways to control the data and security on devices that they may have little control over. Mobile application management enables security for these devices.
Digging Deeper Into NoSQL Concepts

For serving up large amounts of data in an instant, the various NoSQL databases are providing a serious challenge to the dominant relational databases. Learn more about them - and their key defining characteristics - here.
NoSQL 101

Many next-generation Web apps are built on NoSQL databases. Learn the basics of NoSQL in this introductory article.
#Virtualization: Top Twitter Influencers To Follow

Want to stay on top of new developments in this area? We've compiled a list of the most influential voices who are talking about virtualization on Twitter.
The Nexus of Legacy and Innovation: A Turning Point for Data

Kafka will do for information systems what LinkedIn does for business people: keep them connected across wide ranges.
Why NoSQL Trumps Relational Databases for Mobile Applications

The relational database model simply isn't ideal for the dynamic needs of mobile applications. That's where NoSQL comes in.
Five Ways to Accelerate Virtual Applications

Discover five ways to accelerate your virtual applications and to keep your users happy by doing so.
7 Computing Manifestos That Changed the World

The technology we take for granted today was once considered revolutionary. Here we examine some of the documents that helped shape the course of computing.
How Contextual Integration Can Empower Predictive Analytics

Predictive analytics guide business decisions, but without context, the data isn't nearly as informative as it could be. Adding context to big data adds depth to its analysis.
When Mobile Goes Global: A New Era in Connectivity

As human activity in the physical space evolves and merges into the virtual, ethereal realm of networked media, significant changes are made to our lives and our environments.
The Future of 5G Mobile: The IMT Vision

Deployments of 5G mobile communications networks are being planned around the world. The effort involves alliances of various countries, vendors, and network providers. The specifications for 5G, however, remain in development.
10 Virtualization Tips Every Administrator Should Consider

There are many options and features to consider when dealing with virtualization. Here are some important ones that you shouldn't miss.
Kudu: A Game Changer in the Hadoop Ecosystem?

HDFS and HBase are commonly used to manage storage with Hadoop, but now Kudu is working alongside them with better results.
The 6 Things You Need to Get World-Changing Results with Data

While data may seem like a relatively new phenomenon, it has actually been around for thousands of years. Here are some ways to make the most of it.
Hybrid Cloud: Great Promise, Or a Big Letdown?

Hybrid cloud really can be “the best of both worlds”, combining the flexibility and speed of cloud with the security and compliancy of physical data centers. We take a look at why it's gaining popularity.
When SQL Isn't Enough: Controls for Massive New Data Centers

How do companies and government agencies conquer the limitations of the traditional data handling pathway? Here we'll take a look at one very promising option: Software that handles big data and the administration of multiple data centers.
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Tech Pioneers You've Probably Never Heard Of

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Introduction to Databases

No matter what part of IT you work in, you have to store data at one point or another, and it doesn't hurt for just about everybody to have some knowledge of databases and how they work. ?? string.Empty) 
8 Steps to Understanding IP Subnetting

Understanding IP subnetting is a fundamental requirement for almost any IT pro. But although the concepts are simple, there is a general difficulty in understanding the topic. We break it down in eight simple steps. ?? string.Empty) 
Creative Disruption: The Changing Landscape of Technology

Learn about the history behind some major technological innovations - and how they changed the world. ?? string.Empty) 
How Spreadsheets Changed the World: A Short History of the PC Era

The introduction of spreadsheets helped launch the movement that eventually brought computers to home users. Writer John McMullen was there when it happened. Hear the story first-hand, based about his experiences working in the field. ?? string.Empty) 
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Anti-glare filters are used to prevent light glare on screens. These filters are particularly helpful when a computer or TV screen is in close proximity to a window... Read more

The Control key on a computer keyboard is a key that is used by pressing it in combination with other keys, enabling other keys on the keyboard to perform secondary... Read more

An aspect ratio is an attribute that describes the relationship between the width and height of an image. Aspect ratio is expressed by the symbolic notation: X:Y.... Read more

A critical error is a serious computer error that forces the program to stop and it becomes impossible for the running program, operating system or software to... Read more

Data driven is an adjective used to refer to a process or activity that is spurred on by data, as opposed to being driven by mere intuition or personal experience.... Read more
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