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The game is up for Windows XP

Windows XP holdouts are now living on borrowed time, with their systems becoming more vulnerable by the day with the end of Microsoft’s support. This means no more security updates and no more protection against new vulnerabilities – in other … Continue reading ?

NetApp reshuffles top ranks

Storage vendor NetApp announced a series of major changes to its senior leadership team this week, most significantly the election of chief executive officer Tom Georgens as chairman of the board. He is stepping into the shoes of 20-year company … Continue reading ?

Microsoft, Quindell and others seek to own the smart car experience

This week’s SmartCar roundup features a software giant’s concept for the connected car platform, an app that diagnoses your car problems, and the largest telematics contract to date. Microsoft’s prototype connected car platform  . At BUILD 2014, Microsoft revealed its … Continue reading ?

Microsoft pitches ‘write once, run anywhere’ cross platform universal development with Visual Studio 2013 update

To support “write once, run anywhere” application development on new Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 8.1 Update 1, Microsoft announced the release of the Release Candidate of Visual Studio 2013 Update 2. This update aligns with recent Microsoft products and … Continue reading ?

Tips for living in a post-XP world

Here we are.  The day after the big XP apocalypse and we’re all still here.  The Heartbleed SSL vulnerability has grabbed all the headlines the last couple of days for good reason.  However just because you got some cash at … Continue reading ?

Bitcoin Weekly 2014 April 9: The Heartbleed bug edition

For the web this week has been a huge gust of security news after an exploit discovered in a popular SSL encryption library–responsible for encrypting much of the web’s traffic–became well known. Due to the security-conscious nature of the Bitcoin … Continue reading ?

Universal Windows, free Windows and whether they matter

Sure, Microsoft’s announcement of a universal Windows development platform got lots of applause at its developer conference last week. Likewise its free licensing of Windows for devices with screens smaller than 9-inches.  But, does this really matter? And, if so, … Continue reading ?

IBM celebrates System/360 50th anniversary with Hadoop + cloud + mobile offerings for System z

Fifty years after the original System/360 revolutionized business computing, big iron remains a fixture at most enterprises, with much of the world’s mission-critical data still stored on mainframes for security reasons. But having a tight perimeter is a double edged … Continue reading ?

Mobile tech is how the Earthquakes soccer team will stand out from NFL, NBA| #SportsDataSV 2014

During our #SportsDataSV 2014 special event, #theCUBE welcomed Dave Kaval, president of the San Jose Earthquakes soccer team. Sitting down with hosts John Furrier and Jeff Kelly, Kaval demonstrates a forward-thinking understanding of both technology and the role it plays … Continue reading ?

VCE instrumental in transforming the software-defined data center concept into reality

VCE has come a long way in a short time, surpassing $1 billion in annual sales less than six years after its launch on the back of rapidly growing demand for simplicity and full-stack integration. It’s the combination of EMC, … Continue reading ?

Twitter rolls out new look for desktop

Reports surfaced in February that Twitter was quietly testing a new design for desktops, with a handful of people given early access to test the new interface. The redesigned Twitter seemed to put a greater focus on images, which resembled … Continue reading ?

Lenovo’s IBM server acquisition faces government scrutiny

In January, Lenovo announced it was acquiring IBM’s low-end server business for $2.3 billion. At first, the announcement didn’t seem that big of a deal, especially when you consider that the industry is shifting its focus on services and software. … Continue reading ?

Don’t hire a CDO for the wrong reasons

If it isn’t already, one of the newest corporate status symbols will soon be the appointment of a Chief Data Officer. Many of those making the appointments won’t know exactly what a CDO does, which is still a bit all … Continue reading ?

Big Data under attack: Can we really trust it?

Following years of hype about the potential of Big Data, several prominent academics and authors have cast a shadow of doubt upon the concept, questioning just how useful this kind of in-depth data analysis really is. While they don’t dismiss … Continue reading ?

Severalnines: architecting for failure | #PerconaLive

Joining Jeff Frick on theCUBE at last week’s #PerconaLive event was Vinay Joosery, CEO and co-founder of Severalnines, a company whose name derives from the term connoting optimal percentage of availability DBA’s strive for. Joosery took time to share with … Continue reading ?

Twitter is developing multi-tenancy database to support 6,000 tweets per second

As Twitter is now considered the global platform for public conversation, the company’s storage requirements have grown as well. In recent days, Twitter experiences something on order of 5,000 to 10,000 tweets a second from more than 240 million Twitter … Continue reading ?

AWSSummit DevOps Round up: Composite application development accelerating DevOps 2.0 Model

While the cloud allows most organizations easy access to nearly unlimited compute power, it also creates significant complexity and scale challenges. Approaching these issues with the same IT strategy of years past will fail. Simply put, companies need to first … Continue reading ?

Infrastructure as code : the DevOps service model | #PerconaLive

Edging us ever closer to adding our 100th female tech athlete to #theCUBE alumni list, Blackbird CEO and Co-Founder Laine Campbell joined #theCUBE host Jeff Frick in between her keynote presentations this past week at PerconaLive 2014. Campbell chatted about … Continue reading ?

Red Hat lets customers move Linux subs to Google Compute Engine

There are a number of reasons for using public cloud services, including rapid access to technology resources and the ability to reduce overhead costs associated with maintaining on-premise infrastructure. But despite the low barrier to entry afforded by the pay-as-you-go … Continue reading ?

OpenSSL Heartbleed vulnerability may affect millions

In IT circles, the phrase ‘bleeding heart’ may never mean what it used to as news of this extremely serious Heartbleed vulnerability is traveling fast. The vulnerability was recently found in Open SSL, the most popular library used to secure … Continue reading ?

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