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Good Survey Session of Network Security Software @MacITConf – Part 2

This is a continuation from Part 1.   Network utilities ŸBasic security module (BSM):a security audit API and file format originally developed by Sun. ŸOpenBSM: portable, open source implementation of Sun’s BSM. ŸTcpdump: common packet analyzer that runs under the command line and works on most Unix-like operating systems, including OS X. ŸNetwork utility: available […]

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Is Artificial Intelligence Going to Make It This Time?

In the past, AI was talked about for its potential in the computing market, but it was deemed not usable or applicable for a long time. Now AI is being seen in a new light. Some people, like Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk, and Bill Gates, have warned that AI may take control over humans and […]

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ARM TechCon 2013: HP’s Game-Changing Moonshot

ARM TechCon 2013: HP’s Game-Changing Moonshot

Martin Fink, CTO and Director of HP Labs., Hewlett-Packard Company, presented a keynote titled New Style of IT at the recent ARM TechCon 2013.   Fink first reviewed how IT has progressed from the mainframe in the 1970s and ‘80s, to the clients and servers of the 1990s, the Internet of the 2000s, and the […]

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BYOD Requires Secure Containers for Mobile Devices

The BYOD, or bring your own device, trend seems to be expanding. There are many aspects to BYOD, but the use of end devices, whether they are PCs, netbooks, laptops, smartphones, or tablets, for both personal and business uses opens up security problems. The business use by enterprises in general requires more stringent security measures, […]

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Consumerization of IT Allows Consumer Experience to Improve Enterprise-Grade Products

In the recent Consumerization of IT in the Enterprise conference (CITE) by IDG, there were many interesting speakers. Most were from small or startup companies that preached how to use consumer-grade end devices for the enterprise business. The enterprise notoriously demands security, scalability, reliability, and durability. Those characteristics are seldom emphasized in consumer-grade devices. Instead, […]

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Securing Emerging BYOD Trends

Securing Emerging BYOD Trends

The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and IT consumerization trends are growing, and enterprises are starting to embrace rather than fight them. Accepting these trends means facing several new problems and requirements to make sure these devices behave as trustworthy end devices in the corporate network. Under these new trends, an employee’s device will contain […]

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GigaSpaces Accelerates NoSQL Databases

GigaSpaces Accelerates NoSQL Databases

I video-interviewed GigaSpaces’ Nati Shalom, its founder and chief technology officer, in March regarding their Cloudify product. Nati Shalom Cloudify is a tool to smoothly launch applications in a cloud environment with a recipe that describes everything necessary, including resources and their configurations. GigaSpaces’ new product (at least, I thought it was new) is eXtreme […]

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Metric Insights Enhances Collected Data with Context for Business Intelligence

Metric Insights Enhances Collected Data with Context for Business Intelligence

Of the five companies I interviewed at the recent NoSQL Now 2012 conference in San Jose, two were database companies, two were analytics companies, and one was a technology company in the business of accelerating the speed of others’ NoSQL databases. One of the analytics companies was Metric Insights, which is based in San Francisco. […]

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Chatting with Bob Wiederhold of Couchbase, NoSQL Database Company

Chatting with Bob Wiederhold of Couchbase, NoSQL Database Company

When you talk to many people in the same domain, you either get totally confused or begin to see some commonality in their views and thus some light. Every vendor has its claims about its technologies and products. Some try to emphasize their merits and downplay their demerits. That is understandable. I sat down with […]

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VoltDB, NewSQL Database Company

VoltDB, NewSQL Database Company

At the recent NoSQL conference in San Jose, California, I had a chance to chat with Scott Jarr, cofounder and chief strategy officer of VoltDB. I wrote an overview blog where I touched on VoltDB, and this is a detailed version of my conversation with Scott. Scott Jarr When I was researching the NoSQL segment, […]

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