Whether to stay with your job or move on to something new is always a challenging decision. Over at Packet Pushers, Steve Hood came up with some helpful criteria to help mitigate indecisiveness, and make an informed IT career decision.
Neural networks use immense datasets to train against. While these are very sophisticated, they also prove to be brittle against outliers. A recent piece by researcher Janelle Shane shows just how problematic the presence (or lack thereof) of humble sheep can prove.
Gian Paolo Boarina and Nicola Arnoldi have an interesting exchange going on the role of white box networking in the enterprise and the exodus of intelligence from organizations to vendors.
When you’re discussing technology, it’s easy to look at its merits based on an abstracted view. What I mean is, you can look at its features, costs, and architecture in isolation from the reality of your organization. When this process involves a lot of capital investment, it often requires further analysis that can put a […]
It’s become common now for IT companies to list deep learning algorithms as a major platform feature, from analytics to automation. But home does deep learning compare to actual human intelligence? Ray Lucchesi looked at some of its issues in the context of the MIT Intelligence Quest.
Containers aren’t just the hot new thing in the enterprise, they’re also a great way to build a home automation system! This piece covers how to upgrade a home automation setup with Ubuntu Server and lots of Docker containers.
There will almost certainly be doctoral economic theses written over the next decade about the exact impact of the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities. In the present, the most glaring impact is on the raw performance of systems after receiving patches to mitigate the architectural flaws.
But simply saying Meltdown mitigation impact performance by a certain percent abstracts the lived in reality of a post-Meltdown reality. In this response to our Tech Talk series with Liqid, CEO Jay Breakstone gives some context into how Meltdown is effecting business operations across virtually all verticals.
Whenever you talk to storage vendors, they’re quick to mention their plans for NVMe. For good reasons, it’s becoming the de facto standard for the highest performing drives. But what about SATA SSDs? Chris Evans breaks down where these still fit in the market.
Ray Lucchesi highlighted some exciting new research in a recent blog post: sub-nanometer, atomic layer memristors! ?
With HyperFile, Cloudian added the ability to address file and object in a single name space. With HyperStore 7, they now add multi-cloud into the mix.