Applications Index

Hadoop and Big Data
By James Maguire | Applications Article Published on July 30, 2015
Hadoop and Big Data are dramatically impacting business, yet the exact relationship between Hadoop and Big Data remains open to discussion.
Microsoft Unleashes Windows 10 on a Post-PC World
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on July 29, 2015
The newest version of the software giant's flagship operating system harkens back to its desktop roots, but Microsoft is setting its sights much higher.
15 Hadoop Vendors Leading the Big Data Market
By  Ken Hess | Applications Article Published on July 29, 2015
These Hadoop vendors are shaping how Big Data is leveraged, offering a diverse array of costs and capabilities.
Must Have Android App Launchers
By Matt Hartley | Applications Article Published on July 27, 2015
These Android app launchers help you customize your Android layout to best fit your workflow.
Fun Open Source Games and Apps: 112 Top Picks
By Cynthia Harvey | Applications Article Published on July 24, 2015
Open source downloads galore: arcade, board, puzzle, shooter, adventure, simulator and role-playing games -- something for everyone.
Linux without Flash: User Tips
By Matt Hartley | Applications Article Published on July 20, 2015
What Linux users need to know about using – or not using – Flash.
Hadoop and Big Data: Still the Big Dog
By Christine Taylor | Applications Article Published on July 14, 2015
Hadoop's diverse architecture enables it to hold a top spot in Big Data deployments.
Why Are People Still Waiting for Proprietary Linux Apps?
By Bruce Byfield | Applications Article Published on July 08, 2015
Proprietary apps on Linux are a rationalization, not a necessity.
How HP Inc. Could Grow to Overshadow HP
By Rob Enderle | Applications Article Published on July 06, 2015
By leveraging the potential of 3D printing, HP could create a long term success story that rivals other tech leaders.
Audio-Video Production On Linux: Best Software
By Matt Hartley | Applications Article Published on July 06, 2015
Some say that audio and video production on Linux isn't feasible. This list of software proves otherwise.
How to Choose a Hadoop as a Service Provider
By Christine Taylor | Applications Article Published on June 30, 2015
Hadoop in the cloud, also know as Hadoop-as-a-Service (HaaS), is a sub-category of Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS).
Android Personal Assistant Showdown
By Matt Hartley | Applications Article Published on June 29, 2015
Which of the various Android personal assistants is your best choice for ease of use and helpfulness?
Hadoop and Big Data: Ready to Cross the Chasm?
By Andy Patrizio | Applications Article Published on June 25, 2015
The union of Hadoop and Big Data are passing out of the early adopter stage, but what happens next is debatable.
Red Hat CEO: Open Source Isn't Just about the License
By Sean Michael Kerner | Applications Article Published on June 24, 2015
Jim Whitehurst delivers a master class in economics and business management at his company's Red Hat Summit.
Hadoop and Big Data Without Storage Headaches
By Paul Rubens | Applications Article Published on June 23, 2015
Big Data appliances provide an easy way to implement storage for Hadoop.
Must Have Collaboration Apps for Android
By Matt Hartley | Applications Article Published on June 22, 2015
Must have Android apps for sharing files, chatting with colleagues, running meetings and more.
Coveo Lassos the Cloud for Enterprise Search
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on June 17, 2015
The company turns to cloud computing for unified, intelligent enterprise search services.
Hadoop and Big Data: 60 Top Open Source Tools
By Cynthia Harvey | Applications Article Published on June 15, 2015
These Hadoop and Big Data applications are helping enterprises manage and analyze large stores of data.
How to Use Android like a PC
By Matt Hartley | Applications Article Published on June 15, 2015
Tips for getting your Android smartphone and your desktop to play well together.
The 6 Essential Automation Tools For the Enterprise
By Kenneth Hess | Applications Article Published on June 10, 2015
Automation tools help with everything from account maintenance to system monitoring – not to mention greatly assisting the system admin.