IT pros buying into the hybrid cloud model need tools to manage on-site and public-cloud resources. Surprise, surprise -- VMware has just the thing.
Supporting big data and high-performance computing in the cloud introduces a number of challenges. Fortunately, larger VM instances and GPUs offer relief.
In the era of hybrid IT, migrating apps to the public cloud is only the first step of a sound cloud computing strategy.
Finding the right metrics for optimizing system performance is challenging. A software engineer offers tips for removing barriers to top performance.
NetBeans IDE set to include Node.js support in the latest 8.1 version.
Hortonworks has recently introduced new products to help enhance Apache Hadoop performance.
A lack of standards and best practices can hold back businesses from becoming more data-driven, says Nate Silver, founder and editor in chief for FiveThirtyEight. But they can overcome challenges.
Hadoop is one of the most popular big data technologies. But when it comes to predictive modeling and data visualization, its utility is somewhat limited, users of HP's Vertica system say.
Consultant Lee Feinberg says organizations need to build up their data storytelling and visualization capabilities -- and details a competition for finding people with the right business intelligence skills.
At Hot Chips 27, Oracle presented its new, lower-cost SPARC processor, Sonoma, which puts Oracle into competition with Intel x86 and the Xeon chip.
Oracle Mobile Cloud Services will integrate with the Xamarin platform, which lets developers build, test and model mobile applications in C#.
Oracle acquired CRM company Maxymiser to be part of the Oracle Marketing Cloud. Maxymiser specializes in testing, targeting and personalizing marketing.
Get an overview of what a cloud-based system is and what would work best in your enterprise.
Cloud expert Tom Nolle gives advice on evaluating a cloud computing SLA, including common mistakes, app and hybrid cloud workflow issues, response-time SLAs and more.
Expert Bill Claybrook breaks down the pros and cons of developing cloud apps in Google App Engine. Get a comparative analysis between AWS and GAE.