Columns Index

Windows vs Linux: The 2015 Version
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on January 26, 2015
Both Windows 10 and Ubuntu Linux have strengths and weaknesses. Which one is a better fit for you?
ARM's Mobile, Wearables and IoT Predictions for 2015
By Pedro Hernandez | Columns Article Published on January 22, 2015
The leading mobile processor company lists its technology predictions for the New Year, and signs point to smarter, more interconnected IT landscape.
Surface Hub and HoloLens: Changing the World With Windows 10
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on January 21, 2015
Did Microsoft just evolve the world into the next century?
CES: The Invasion of Tiny PCs
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on January 13, 2015
Your next PC may be the size of a USB thumb drive.
Why You Should (or Shouldn't) Switch to Each Leading Linux Desktop
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on January 13, 2015
Even the simplest Linux desktop has its advantages and disadvantages.
Delegate the Management of License Costs to Your Organization, Not to IT
By Guest Author | Columns Article Published on January 12, 2015
A true understanding of the complexities of software licensing will save an enterprise considerable headaches.
Moving from Tape to Disk Backup with Data Deduplication
By Guest Author | Columns Article Published on January 08, 2015
Understanding the different architectural approaches will save you a lot of work over the long run.
Big Data: 9 Steps to Extract Insight from Unstructured Data
By Guest Author | Columns Article Published on January 07, 2015
When Data scientists analyze unstructured data, they need to make sense of disparate data sources.
Shuttleworth Explains Why Open Source is More Secure than Closed Source [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Columns Article Published on December 30, 2014
Mark Shuttleworth reflects on security issues of 2014 and the 10 years that Ubuntu Linux has existed.
Year-End Technology Thoughts
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on December 23, 2014
2014 brought a lot of changes to the technology industry, but 2015 (and 2016) could bring even more.
Why You Should Switch to Ubuntu MATE Edition
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on December 22, 2014
If you prefer a Linux desktop with a streamlined workflow, Ubuntu MATE Edition is a good choice.
Can Jolla Deliver the First Open Source Tablet?
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on December 18, 2014
Critically praised for its phone, Jolla is now developing a tablet.
Why is the Number of Linux Distros Declining?
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on December 16, 2014
We're losing distros, and, as with the bees, no one knows why.
The Problems Facing Tech in 2015
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on December 09, 2014
Security, Windows 10, BYOD, thin clients and disintermediation could be big issues next year.
Will Wearable Technology Benefit Your Workplace?
By Guest Author | Columns Article Published on December 03, 2014
A roundup of studies and surveys about the rapidly growing wearables market.
The Massive Unanticipated Change This Decade
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on November 25, 2014
Artificial intelligence, consolidated converged data centers, social manipulation and robots could lead to another technology revolution.
Debian vs Ubuntu: Which is Best for You?
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on November 24, 2014
Choosing between Debian or Ubuntu depends on your preferences regarding platform support, ease of use, level of user control and other key issues. 
Survey: Moving to the Cloud Still Ain’t Easy
By Jeff Kaplan | Columns Article Published on November 21, 2014
Close to half of survey respondents had a failed or stalled cloud computing implementation.
Free Software, Free as in Beer
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on November 20, 2014
Being available at no cost may not define free software, but it is responsible for many of its ups and downs over the years.
The Case Against Rolling Release Linux Distros
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on November 17, 2014
In many cases, using a rolling release Linux distro requires more work for the user.