It seems like every year we continue to discuss the merits of IT certifications. Certainly there are many instances when a particular certification won’t pay off. But I think the consensus is that even in the rapidly changing IT landscape, certifications definitely have their place in career advancement.
On this episode of the Gestalt IT Rundown, Stephen Foskett and Tom Hollingsworth are talking about MAMR vs HAMR drives, what the glut of IoT devices announced at CES means for security, and IBM’s new quantum computer.
Stephen Foskett leads a discussion about how big of a change composable infrastructure is from the tried and true blade server.
I recently came across the Python 2.7 countdown clock. Since the venerable Python 2.7 will no longer be maintained past January 1, 2020, the start of 2019 is the perfect time to start to plan to use and migrate to Python 3.
Red Hat is still in the process of being swallowed up by IBM, which means there was still time for the open source stalwart to make an acquisition of their own. I’ve had some briefings with NooBaa in the past, so I was surprised to see that Red Hat was acquiring the company late last year.
With the new year rolling around, what better time to evaluate how to grow your career with new and relevant skills. Justin Paul already wrote a great piece about career planning and the rate of technological change. With that piece in mind, this article on in-demand skills seems like a perfect companion.
Tariffs on computer components from China to the US might seem to apply equally across the board. But embedded systems might be setup to take these sanctions particularly hard, passing on considerable costs to end users.
This is post 41 of 41 in the series “IT Origins” Stephane Charbonneau is one of the original founders of TITUS, and serves as Chief Technology Officer. Steph holds an Honours Degree in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo. His background as an IT Security Architect has helped bridge the gap between customer requirements and […]
Data protection can mean making sure you have adequate copies to ensure integrity and uptime. But after Australia passed the Telecommunications Access and Assistance Bill, requiring encryption backdoors, Preston de Guise wonders if it’s possible maintain the privacy function of data protection.
Incoming Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian comes from decades of experience with Oracle. While it gives him deep insight into the needs of enterprises, the question remains if he can adapt to the different corporate culture at Google.