analysis

Data integration is one thing the cloud makes worse

Enterprises don’t seem to be paying attention to data integration as they move to the cloud, and so won’t find the business value they’re seeking.

No, you shouldn’t keep all that data forever

Most of your old data is useless trash. So throw it away, rather than spend all the time and money hoping AI will figure something out about it

Open source innovation is now all about vendor on-ramps
AWS, Microsoft, and Google are all racing to figure out how to turn their innovations into open source on-ramps to their proprietary services
Blockchain shows open source’s fatal flaw—and a way forward

Open source usage has skyrocketed, but not the number of developers working on projects. Those who benefit need to pay developers to keep it all going

What is Apache Spark? The big data analytics platform explained
Fast, flexible, and developer-friendly, Apache Spark is the leading platform for large-scale SQL, batch processing, stream processing, and machine learning
Even data scientists are facing AI takeover

As euphemisms fly for AI replacing human activity, data scientists start to experience the benefits and risks of AI-assisted automation

Cloud lockin is here to stay, so learn to love it

To get the benefits of the cloud means tapping into proprietary ecosystems. But there is one way to lessen the impact: change agility.

How to develop a mobile device repair or replace strategy
Managed mobility services (MMS) providers are finally beginning to scale to meet enterprise needs. Here's what to look for.
How a data center works, today and tomorrow

The future of data centers will rely on cloud, hyperconverged infrastructure and more powerful components

Google-HTC deal: What is there in it for India?

Google can now focus on newer customized products specific to the needs of the Indian market. The Apples and Samsungs of India will have to revisit their strategies.