David Chernicoff

With more than 20 years of published writings about tech, as well as industry stints as everything from a database developer to CTO, David Chernicoff has earned the term "veteran" in the technology world.

Latest Posts

The problem with IT Salary Surveys

I enjoy reading the salary surveys when they come out but am always left wanting to do further analysis on the numbers. Unfortunately, the survey is a secondary source of data with pre-packaged analysis and often unrepresentative samples.

August 19, 2012 by Gery Menegaz

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Bad assumptions about cloud computing and the Patriot Act

It's a common -- and dangerous -- assumption that the Patriot Act gives the U.S. government unprecedented access to your data. But where the data lives with regard to physical location of the cloud, service provider, or its facilities does not limit the government's access.

August 17, 2012 by Gery Menegaz

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