Technology Trends

In this section we include any trending topics. Currently there is a lot of buzz around cloud computing and mobile computing.




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Greater volumes of big data are being stored in the cloud every day, but how safe is that data? We examine threats and methods of...


The Internet of Things is generating data at an ever-increasing pace, but are there rules and guidelines as to how that data can be used?...


People are gravitating away from traditional television, and more toward alternative delivery methods for entertainment, leading to the...


Big data is a big deal - for both businesses and hackers. Even though big data can be a lucrative target for cybercriminals, there are...


Virtual machines are essentially computers within computer, which means that when things go wrong, there are extra layers that must be...


While Hadoop has been invaluable for handling big data, its first implementation does have some limitations. However, YARN tackles these...


There is a disproportionately low number of women in IT, and the field of open source is no different. Here we examine strategies and...


Organizations are trying to harness the benefits of IoT in different ways. Learn more here.


The cloud is catching on in business, but should your company go with the public cloud or private cloud? Author Todd D. Lyle discusses...


Big data can be an invaluable resource for businesses, but many don't consider the challenges that are involved in implementing and...


There are a number of network virtualization platforms out there, but each has its strengths and weaknesses. Choosing the right one...


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Network virtualization is quickly becoming a security tool, but one must understand it and avoid common mistakes in order for it to be...


While businesses today are focused on data, many are neglecting research. Here we discuss five research tools that can help with research.


Author Todd D. Lyle discusses and compares the important features of today's top four cloud services: Alibaba, Amazon Web Services, Google...


There's a new category of cloud vendors known as "born in the cloud." What sets this new generation of vendors apart from legacy cloud...


Big data is revolutionizing analytics, and can be of enormous value to businesses - but only if it's managed and analyzed successfully. We...


Geolocation uses technology to determine where you are, and then act on that information. It is used in mapping, social media, advertising...