Content posted in May 2012
Beware the IDEs of Cloud
John W. Verity 5/25/2012 20 comments
Now it's development by distributed teams, not just testing or running at scale, that is getting a cloud makeover.
Chart Junk on the Loose
John W. Verity 5/14/2012 19 comments
Visualizing complex data on the computer screen is easy -- or maybe not. Here are some thoughts on how it can go wrong.
In Storage, Smarts Rule
John W. Verity 5/11/2012 10 comments
The ever-evolving intelligence of storage systems enables them to store more data and serve it up quicker than last year's models.
Big-Data = Big Traffic
John W. Verity 5/8/2012 8 comments
Big-data setups need to take into consideration how best to move larger datasets across the Net and between enterprise datacenters.
Big-Data: Big & Getting Bigger
John W. Verity 5/7/2012 10 comments
Recent revenue forecasts in the big-data marketplace show a high-growth business with enterprise spending soon to exceed that of pioneering Websites.
High Scalability, the Blog
John W. Verity 5/3/2012 9 comments
A blog called High Scalability is chock full of profiles explaining how many of the biggest and busiest sites on the Web stay that way.
IT projects are more likely to succeed when their progress is measured in small steps, as opposed to a big bang of sweeping change.
The famous novelist Ray Bradbury is dead, leaving behind one of the most memorable analyses of information technology ever written.
Storytelling and behavior-driven design combine to help software developers better understand each other's code and intentions.
A company called Coraid has figured out how to build storage networks on Ethernet, saving users serious money.
Cloud computing will bring many changes to enterprise IT, and now's the time to start planning.