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Latest Posts

The root cause of security breaches

Java father James Gosling was asked in a recent interview to identify the biggest security threat to enterprises.  The number one biggest threat to enterprises is the inherent fallibility and laziness of humans.

March 21, 2007 by Dan Farber


The value of the term Web 2.0 nearing zero

The Web 2.0 meme has reared its head again, this time spurred by Peter Rip's post in which he described the second generation Web as a wave that is "now rather long in the tooth, as cycles go.

March 21, 2007 by Dan Farber


People law trumps the power law

While a lot of talk centers on the power law when people pitch Web 2.0 apps, Britt Blaser argues that the real power is with people and it always will be.

March 20, 2007 by Phil Windley

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Surprise! Virtualization hurts server sales after all

Virtualization vendors would like you to believe that software that allows you to run more applications on one server actually helps server sales. The argument, which I heard from a few analysts and VMware after I questioned that logic here and here, goes like this: Virtualization means you'll upgrade servers.

March 20, 2007 by