Technology Trends

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




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...


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Big data is changing the way data is collected and analyzed. Here are some trends in big data to keep an eye on in coming years.


While some may think of "big data" as simply collecting lots of data, in reality it's much more complicated than that. There are many...


What does the future have in store for us? Experts have differing views on what to expect when it comes to the future of technology and how...


Most people associate cryptocurrency with bitcoin, but there are numerous others out there too. From national currencies and cause-based...


Author Todd D. Lyle discusses cloud computing, the differences between different types of cloud services, their business applications and...


Hadoop is a great way to get the most out of big data, but there are numerous other tools that can work with Hadoop to provide even more...


With big data being generated at increasingly rapid rates, it can be more than some data centers can handle. There are several factors that...


Properly deployed virtualization techniques can provide security to software, hardware, storage and the network environment. But...


Amazon, Google and Microsoft dominate in the field of cloud computing, but a number of niche providers are competing with them. Can the...


Smart keys may seem like modern marvels of technology, but they're not always as smart as their name implies. Smart keys can cause numerous...


IT journalists and consumers are eager to get their hands on wearable devices, but company IT departments are wary. Here we look at some of...


Hadoop seems to be everywhere you look, but what exactly is it? What does it do, how does it work, and why is it so useful?


Businesses are rapidly turning to virtualization software to solve their problems, but they often don't consider any of the challenges that...


Author Todd D. Lyle shares an excerpt from his book, Grounding the Cloud: Basics and Brokerages. He discusses cloud services brokers, and...