Topic: cloud

Cloud Development Stories

Google's foray into research is not new, and one of the areas that Google has invested in is life sciences research. During the past year, Google has been in the news for the health care technological advances that it’s working on, such as the detection of diabetes, cancer, and heart disease.

When Americans worry about crime, these days they worry more about their credit card information being hacked than they do about criminals breaking into their home, stealing their car, or even getting mugged. Pamela Rentz highlights the latest information from the Emerging Cyber Threats Report.

Schedules are tight, resources are scarce, customers are more demanding, the technology of today quickly becomes old news tomorrow, and competition is everywhere. We’re all doing much more with less. How do you improve yourself when under so much stress? This issue of Better Software has answers!

2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the World Wide Web. The Web has achieved yet another milestone—there’s now a museum. Can you remember what it was like surfing the Web back in the early '90s? To see how far the Web has come, take a look at the oldest US website, dating back to December 1991.

For years, specialized data center management companies packaged collocation and managed hosting services for their customers. Long the bread and butter of many data centers, is there still a place for managed hosting services now that public cloud IaaS is a well-established $13 billion industry?

Enterprise software has long existed and grown with changes in technology. During a shift in focus to mobile computing, mobile app development, and enterprises working to embrace the cloud, it would not be unfair to say that enterprise software was briefly sidelined―but it's making a resurgence.

Over the past few weeks there have been a spat of announcements related to a new cycle of cloud technology consolidations and mergers. Is this a sign that cloud computing is entering the next great technology revolution cycle, or is it the beginning of the end of cloud innovation?

As OpenStack enters its fifth year, the OpenStack Foundation and its many contributors, big and small, are finally addressing growing concerns regarding sprawling code and inconsistent compatibility among the platform’s components. The DefCore Committee is coming to the rescue.

For some people, the advent of the Internet of Things (IoT) is an exciting time as their quality of life is improved by the increased functionality and connectivity of their favorite objects. But for others, it is a time of much uncertainty. So, what are the concerns about IoT?

In our latest issue of Better Software magazine, the feature articles focus on software licensing and ways to improve your team’s approach to process improvement. Creating software for a wide range of platforms is difficult enough, but enforcing software licensing also can be challenging.