July 11, 2016
This is a special guest piece written for the Computer Weekly Open Source Inside blog by Romanian technology journalist Andrada Fiscutean. As part of various roles in her homeland, Fiscutean works ...
June 29, 2016
IT pros see potential for VMware's Project Photon and the Photon OS to tie together cloud-native applications and existing VMware environments.
June 17, 2016
As a primordial soup of Windows container technologies coalesces into products, users are willing to wait until they can control their own destiny with Windows Server 2016.
May 14, 2016
This is a guest post for the Computer Weekly Developer Network by Stuart Harris in his role as CIO and founder of Red Badger. Red Badger describes itself as an experience-led software development ...
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There are a lot of moving parts involved when deciding on APM/test tools. Choosing the right ones can often be a strenuous process for businesses. There are a variety of questions to consider. For instance, is cost a concern? Are there security requirements? How integrated are the existing environments? This handbook covers how to answer these types of questions for your enterprise and which steps to take next.
Part one delves into quality assurance and testing concerns and how best to narrow choices down to the right vendors. Part two compares today's top application performance management tools and vendor strategies. Finally, part three discusses embracing reality versus expectations when picking an APM/test tool, given that not all tools can do everything you might hope for.
Before getting overwhelmed with the ample application performance management and testing tools marketplace, get your priorities straight with guidance from this handbook.Continue Reading
As programming rapidly replaces scripting in major organizations, administrators must dedicate themselves to learning to code in order to stay competitive in the job market. Continue Reading
A hard to detect type of Linux malware, Rekoobe, can download files to user systems. Expert Nick Lewis explains the malware's key functionality and how to mitigate attacks. Continue Reading
Evaluate Linux Vendors & Products
Weigh the pros and cons of technologies, products and projects you are considering.
Raspberry Pis are one of the lowest-cost computing options out there, so it's only natural for IT to wonder whether they're suitable as thin clients for some enterprise use cases. Continue Reading
When it comes to Linux data center tools, there is no shortage of options. For automation, backup and monitoring, consider these five Linux tools first. Continue Reading
Many IT shops don't give a second thought to supporting Mac and Linux OSes because they're concerned with standardization. Windows is the go-to, but alternative OSes deserve some love. Continue Reading
Learn to apply best practices and optimize your operations.
White box switches and hyperconvergence are two upgrades that can breathe new life into your data center network. Learn what they are and how to make them work for you. Continue Reading
SQL Server on Linux didn't come out of nowhere. The database's roots are in Unix, and Microsoft has been making a concerted effort to be less Windows-centric overall. Continue Reading
IT operations needs tools to ensure that it can manage old -- maybe ancient -- applications while deploying new apps with different structures. Continue Reading
Problem Solve Linux Issues
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There are plenty of useful Linux tools to help in the event of a network connection failure. Here are six of the top commands to stay ahead when trouble occurs. Continue Reading
As VMware appliances become more ubiquitous, administrators should consider a number of options for troubleshooting common virtual machine issues. Continue Reading
The security of the individual data center server can get lost in the shuffle of protecting enterprise networks. These server security tools will help. Continue Reading