Kickfire's hardware-accelerated MySQL appliance blows the doors off monster Oracle database servers in equivalent TPC-H benchmarks in a tiny fraction of the cost, space, storage and power usage. Last week, during their press briefings the future of the company looked bright indeed.
Irreverent, unapologetically arrogant and uncensored, IT Professional Services industry veteran Jason Perlow muses on a cornucopia of topics on all matters of Information Technology.
Jason Perlow, Sr. Technology Editor at ZDNet, is a technologist with over two decades of experience integrating large heterogeneous multi-vendor computing environments in Fortune 500 companies. Jason is currently a Partner Technology Strategist with Microsoft Corp. His expressed views do not necessarily represent those of his employer.
Boy, what a big beautiful snake he is, mates. He eats multi-billion dollar companies with all their assets, WHOLE.
This week Frugal Networker Ken Hess and I talk about Ubuntu's 9.04 Release Candidate, Mobile device platforms, Anonymous Talkback rage, and interview Robert Naegle of Avocent's LANDesk DivisionClick here to listen to the Podcast.
The eternal battle for the Linux desktop: Which GUI reigns supreme, GNOME or KDE?It really pisses me off when a writer comes up with an idea before I do.
Frugal Friday: Conficker Strikes, Infrastructure Terrorism, Sun Microsystems, Debian BSD, Sourceforge
Frugal Networker Ken Hess and I talk about Conficker.C waking up, Infrastructure Terrorism, Sun Microsystems, Linux Magazine, Debian's new BSD kernel port, and interview Ross Turk, Community Director for SourceForge.
Twitter's "Fail Whale" logo is cute, but solving the popular service's availability and scalability issues will be paramount if the web is to rely on it as a communications medium.So, I've been Twittering for a while.
Last Passover, I spoke of the Commandments that companies should follow in order to be good Open Source citizens.Also read: Open Source Commandments IAlso read: Open Source Commandments IIMy, what a difference a year makes -- or maybe not so much.
Amazon's Kindle 2 is sleek, stylish, and has a crisp and easy-on-the eyes "electronic ink" display. But it only does one thing -- read books.
You all know that sick and dejected feeling -- your mobile device is ill. You notice that it's starting to act flaky.
Frugal Networker Ken Hess and I start the new 1-Hour format of Frugal Friday with a half hour of news discussion (Conficker.C, Rackable purchase of Silicon Graphics, Microsoft vs.