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Microsoft and IBM push OData standardisation

Microsoft, IBM, SAP and others have moved to make the Microsoft-derived Open Data Protocol an official international standard.The Open Data Protocol (OData) is used for data-sharing, which makes it an obvious candidate for standardisation.

May 25, 2012 by

Software-defined networks hit the road

There's a new way of datacentre networking coming down the road: software-defined networking (SDN). Powered by the Open Flow protocol, the idea is that the control plane -- the intelligence that routes packets -- is separated from the data plane -- the mechanism that actually shunts packets from one port to another.

February 23, 2012 by

Python (64-bit)

Python (64-bit) is an object oriented programming language. Clean syntax, high-level data structures, dynamic typing, and rich support...

May 15, 2013 by Python Software Foundation

Preventing your own 'WikiLeaks' data leakage!

Whether you support of condone WikiLeaks and its publication of the leaked cables grabbed from the Secret Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNet) system, it's clear from the emails that I've been receiving that the incident has sparked concern amongst people who fear that data could be easily liberated from their business.

December 3, 2010

The govt's data retention dreams revealed

The Attorney-General's Department is looking into a data retention regime that would require internet service providers (ISPs) to log all of your communications, including the internet protocol (IP) address at each end, the date, time, duration and location. What, exactly, is on their mind? And how did this come about?

October 31, 2010

Python

Python is a object oriented programming language. Clean syntax, high-level data structures, dynamic typing, and rich support libraries...

May 15, 2013 by Python Software Foundation

Gmail a go go

Despite my concerns about Google’s überdominance (All Your Data Are Belong To Us), I think many of their web apps are pretty darned useful, and Gmail tops my list. I have Gmail set up with the IMAP mail protocol, using Google Apps for my domain name, so that I can use the Evolution client on Ubuntu, and then when out of the office I can use the Gmail webmail functionality.

April 28, 2010 by

Microsoft, the champion of open data?

While Internet Explorer 9 may have had the limelight on MIX’s second day, Microsoft also made significant moves towards data accessibility with further announcements around its Open Data Protocol, and the release of the second CTP of its Codename “Dallas” data set marketplace.Asking the questions, “How do you enable many experiences?

March 17, 2010 by

Microsoft delivers updates on OData, Houston, Dallas

Microsoft is making available new toolkits for a number of developer-focused technologies, including the OData protocol and its "Dallas" data-as-a-service offering. Company officials also talked up a new Silverlight control for cloud database developers, codenamed Houston, at the Mix conference on March 16.

March 16, 2010 by

Application architecture data published from 2,500 open source projects

Having just finished working on a 10-page tutorial detailing the inner workings of the tabular data stream protocol in relation to database administration and related gateways for programmers, I think its safe to say that I realise developers like to get down to a granular level when it comes to code and the examination (and perhaps the ‘classification’) if it.

February 18, 2009 by

No FireWire over Ethernet; but maybe in Snow Leopard

Since Apple announced the new MacBook last week sans FireWire, there's been a backlash from the Apple community about the omission.Users love the high-speed data protocol for things like Target Disk Mode (TDM), transferring clips from digital video cameras and for connecting to external hard drives.

October 20, 2008 by

Certeon's aCelera Application Acceleration Appliance

The good folks from Certeon brought their new aCelera application acceleration software appliance to my attention a short while ago. After my recent conversation with Coyote Point, it's beginning to appear that protocol and data caching and optimization tools are going to be the trend du mois.

May 26, 2008 by

Desktop as a service era ramps up as Citrix marks May delivery of XenDesktop at a tough price to beat

The system separates applications from the desktop OS and provisions them independently at runtime from new master images. Each time they log in, users get a fresh desktop that is more secure, personalized, and free from corruption and conflicts. A high-speed delivery protocol provides instant access to desktops and applications over any network, no matter how far users are from the data center. That means near-instant boot-ups.

April 16, 2008 by

3 boosts Sydney mobile speeds

Hutchison has upgraded the data speeds available through its 3 mobile network, in Sydney metropolitan areas. The upgrade to the High-Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) protocol will allow the carrier to deliver speeds of between 600kbps to 1.

January 31, 2007 by

Hotel chain checks convergence in

Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) has flagged plans to deploy converged voice/video/data networks more widely throughout its hotel chain after a landmark project in mid-2006 proved the technology's worth. That project saw comms integrator Integ outfit IHG's brand new Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley facility with Internet Protocol-based (IP) telephony, digital video on demand and comprehensive Wi-Fi Internet access before it was launched in October last year.

January 16, 2007 by

Juniper Networks

Founded in 1996, Juniper Networks specializes in the design of products and services that provide organizations with Internet protocol networking solutions.Its portfolio of products is designed to protect the network, the data on the network, as well as enhance existing bandwidth and accelerate applications across a distributed network.

November 27, 2006 by

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