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Google previews Docker support for Compute Engine

This may be the future of virtualization! http://www.infoworld.com/t/application-virtualization/google-previews-docker-support-compute-engine-243078 Docker for Compute Engine will integrate with Google’s existing container technology  

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“Apple announces that it is dropping Windows 7 support in Boot Camp. What do you think?”

Windows 8 picks up an unlikely ally in Apple

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“Oracle currently takes the top slot, along with MySQL and Microsoft SQL Server. But Oracle’s ranking is down year-over-year from 2012.” #Oracle, #Mysql

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“People vs. Windows 8…A year after its release, Microsoft’s new operating system is still a flop.” #Microsoft

Windows 8 Performance Remains Weak

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“10 old-school IT principles in modernized disguise”

Bob Lewis of InfoWorld lists the 10 old-school IT principles that still rule, albeit, in a modernized guise: It’s never just about how good the technology is Good information security starts with good physical security Know the threats Testing software

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CrowdStrike Lands $30 Million Series B Led by Accel Partners

CrowdStrike Lands $30 Million Series B Led by Accel Partners

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“How much risk are you taking? How comfortable are you with failure?”

C’mon, IT Leaders. Take a Chance!

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“eBusiness executives: Do you have one? if not, you really should be kick-starting things before it’s too late.”

What’s your in-store digital strategy?

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“Spencer Stuart has identified three fundamental requirements for realizing the potential of big data: organization-wide talent able to operate effectively in a data-driven world; a culture that promotes data-driven decision-making; and an organizational structure that promotes the shared use of data.”#BigData

Beyond the Hype: Building a Big Data-Enabled Organization

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Here are some of the features that have the broadest appeal and will have the most direct impact on users.

Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview: Your cloud on-ramp is under construction

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