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Technology Debt Crisis 2025
Lenny Liebmann, Founding Partner, Morgan Armstrong
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Consider all the code written over 50 years and all the places it’s running. Add to that all the code we will write in the coming years. That is technology debt.
By Lenny Liebmann Founding Partner, Morgan Armstrong, 2/12/2018
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Full-Stack Engineer: 3 Key Skills
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
Satire
Interop ITX expert Scott Lowe explains the growing demand for infrastructure generalists.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 2/6/2018
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10 Things You Need to Know About Kubernetes
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
This open source container orchestration platform looks like it's on its way to becoming a de facto standard.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 2/6/2018
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Fallout from Rushed Patching for Meltdown, Spectre
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Not all systems require full patching for the flaws right now, anyway, experts say.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 1/23/2018
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10 Most In-Demand Programming Languages of 2018
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
News
Do you have the skills you'll need to succeed this year, or are you still betting on a COBOL revival?
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 1/22/2018
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Microsoft: How the Threat Landscape Will Shift This Year
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark Reading
News
Exclusive interview with Windows Security lead on how 2017 was a "return to retro" security threats and 2018 will bring increasingly targeted, advanced, and dangerous cyberattacks.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 1/9/2018
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Microsoft Confirms Windows Performance Hits with Meltdown, Spectre Patches
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Windows servers will see biggest degradation, as will Windows 7 and 8 client machines, Microsoft said.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 1/9/2018
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3 Ways the Subscription Economy Will Strengthen Cybersecurity
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Subscription-based IT services aren't just about saving money; they can help secure your data.
By Jesper Andersen, CEO, Infoblox , 1/4/2018
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Cloud Computing 2018: More of Everything
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
Activity on the cloud adoption front throughout 2017 set the stage for some dramatic changes in how enterprises use the cloud in 2018.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 1/4/2018
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Intel Processor Security Flaw Prompts Kernel Makeovers in Linux, Windows
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
As-yet undisclosed design flaw in Intel processors has OS programmers working on kernel updates that reportedly could slow performance.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 1/3/2018
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7 Fastest-Growing Tech Job Skills
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
Which terms do IT employers and job seekers search for most often? There are some significant disconnects between what IT pros offer and what employers want.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 1/2/2018
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How to Maintain the Spirit of Open Source
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
As the popularity of open source grows, it's important to remember that with growth comes complexity and that being involved in open source comes with the mindset that collaboration makes the world a better place.
By Alan, SUSE, and Chairman of the OpenStack Foundation , 12/27/2017
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Pragmatic But Impossible: An OpenStack, Cloud Foundry, and Cloud Native Foundation Tie Up
Ben Kepes,
Commentary
Imagine if enterprises could turn to a single open source stack for their infrastructure needs rather than a host of different organizations.
By Ben Kepes , 12/4/2017
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Docker Ducks and Weaves in a World Buffeted by Change
Ben Kepes,
Commentary
Docker's embrace of Kubernetes in the enterprise might make you wonder how Docker will find new growth paths.
By Ben Kepes , 11/27/2017
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Rackspace, OpenStack and the Multiplicity of Clouds
Ben Kepes,
News
While some wish to view OpenStack as a failure, the open source initiative serves a purpose and is a fit for a growing number of organizations.
By Ben Kepes , 9/8/2017
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Unity Rules As OCI Launches 1.0 Container Spec
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
After a two-year effort, the Open Container Initiative has its image specification and runtime spec ready for vendors and container users.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/19/2017
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Open Source in the Enterprise: Challenges and Myths
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
Satire
Open source is all the rage, but isn't exactly easy to adopt. An Interop ITX speaker offers some tips.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 3/16/2017
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Docker Shifts Toward the Enterprise
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
With Docker having announced a more enterprise focused product line, now is the time to compare each of the Docker platform versions so you have a better sense of your options.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 3/13/2017
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Rapid Tech Change Challenges IT Leaders
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Satire
Agility is the name of the game for today's IT organizations, but keeping up with the rapid pace of change is difficult. We explain what's holding IT back.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 3/1/2017
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Catastrophe Hits Your Datacenter – But Users Don't Notice
Federico Lucifredi, Product Management Director of Ceph Storage, Red Hat
Many large, network-dependent organizations are deploying OpenStack together with Red Hat Ceph Storage because they are inherently high-available solutions.
By Federico Lucifredi Product Management Director of Ceph Storage, Red Hat, 2/23/2017
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