Applications Index

10 Big Data Predictions for 2017 and Beyond
By Cynthia Harvey | Applications Article Published on November 28, 2016
Look for technologies like artificial intelligence, prescriptive analytics and real-time streaming to play a bigger role in big data solutions.
10 Artificial Intelligence Trends to Watch in 2017
By Cynthia Harvey | Applications Article Published on November 21, 2016
Look for chatbots, intelligent things and AI-powered medical research to capture headlines next year.
8 Major Advantages of Using MySQL
By Guest Author | Applications Article Published on November 16, 2016
Long an favorite workhorse, the MySQL open source database offers some clear competitive advantages.
Applications Missing From Ubuntu
By Matt Hartley | Applications Article Published on November 07, 2016
As far as Ubuntu and Linux has progressed, it still lacks certain key applications.
How to Setup KDE Activities
By Bruce Byfield | Applications Article Published on November 02, 2016
Tips on setting up KDE's Activities, the KDE desktop's elegant solution for workflow navigation.
How the Apache Way has Influenced Open Source [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Applications Article Published on November 01, 2016
Brian Behlendorf, co-founder of the Apache Software Foundation, discusses the enduring role that the Apache Way plays in software development.
5 Augmented Reality Trends
By Guest Author | Applications Article Published on October 26, 2016
Augmented reality, growing rapidly, will be mobile first, and will go on to change the face of business and advertising.
Top 10 Trends in Big Data
By Cynthia Harvey | Applications Article Published on October 24, 2016
Experts expect machine learning, predictive analytics, IoT and edge computing to have a big impact on big data projects in 2017 and beyond.
Remote Linux Support Software: Top Picks for Linux Support
By Matt Hartley | Applications Article Published on October 24, 2016
The best options for Linux users for Linux remote support software, with additional work-a-rounds for remote Linux support.
Office 365: Yes, You Need Data Protection
By Guest Author | Applications Article Published on October 20, 2016
Data protection for Office 365 is essential, despite the fact that 365 is hosted in the cloud.
7 Mistakes New Linux Users Make
By Bruce Byfield | Applications Article Published on October 12, 2016
Switching to a Linux desktop can be a bewildering experience for those used to proprietary systems.
The ROI of DevOps: 5 Key Metrics
By Guest Author | Applications Article Published on October 05, 2016
The ROI of DevOps can be assessed by monitoring factors like time to market and reduced infrastructure costs.
Big Data Spending on the Rise
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on October 05, 2016
Gartner and IDC agree: Big Data spending is up. However, challenges remain and not all enterprises are boosting their investments.
Ubuntu's Shuttleworth Explains Why Not All Containers are the Same
By Sean Michael Kerner | Applications Article Published on September 29, 2016
As container use continues to grow, Mark Shuttleworth provides some definition on why he's backing Kubernetes but isn't a fan of OpenStack Magnum.
How Microsoft Measures Open Source Success
By Sean Michael Kerner | Applications Article Published on September 26, 2016
Wim Coekaerts, VP of Enterprise Open Source at Microsoft, discusses some of the metrics behind Microsoft's open source strategy.
Top 20 Artificial Intelligence Companies
By Guest Author | Applications Article Published on September 20, 2016
These artificial intelligence companies are advancing this emerging tech through myriad variations on AI systems.
Top 10 Open Source CRM
By Matt Hartley | Applications Article Published on September 19, 2016
Choosing the top open source CRM for your needs requires carefully considering features, function, licensing and support.
Data Storytelling: Why Visualization is only Half the Story
By Guest Author | Applications Article Published on September 16, 2016
By taking a wider view of data storytelling, you can provide stakeholders with the big picture in a way that’s relevant and engaging.
7 KDE Apps You Should Know About
By Bruce Byfield | Applications Article Published on September 13, 2016
Although you can start using them reasonably quickly, these KDE applications seem to cram every feature that could be possibly relevant into their windows.
Enterprise IoT vs. Consumer IoT
By David Needle | Applications Article Published on September 08, 2016
Enterprise IoT requires manageability and security to a degree not always required in consumer IoT.