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The latest trends and issues around the use of open source software in the enterprise.

October 2013

  • Certification-o-gram for Mongo

    Adrian Bridgwater 30 Oct 2013
  • MongoDB has announced a certification programme for developers (and DBAs) to cover the practical skills required to build applications backed by the NoSQL database. The company will initially offer ...

  • Is Hadoop hard?

    Adrian Bridgwater 30 Oct 2013
  • The problem with Hadoop, it is said, is that tangible deployment of this open source framework for big data is tough, complex and not exactly out-of-the-box simple. Apache Hadoop describes itself ...

  • Is this SAP's most serious play yet in mobile?

    Adrian Bridgwater 24 Oct 2013
  • SAP says it is looking to deliver on a promise of secure programming for mobile apps based upon open standards (both on premise and in the cloud) with its latest mobile software application ...






  • How do I size a UPS unit?

    Your data center UPS sizing needs are dependent on a variety of factors. Develop configurations and determine the estimated UPS ...

  • How to enhance FTP server security

    If you still use FTP servers in your organization, use IP address whitelists, login restrictions and data encryption -- and just ...

  • 3 ways to approach cloud bursting

    With different cloud bursting techniques and tools from Amazon, Zerto, VMware and Oracle, admins can bolster cloud connections ...