Features Index

Hadoop and Big Data
By James Maguire | Features 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 | Features 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 | Features Article Published on July 29, 2015
These Hadoop vendors are shaping how Big Data is leveraged, offering a diverse array of costs and capabilities.
Enterprise Mobility Hiring Demand Favors Developers
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on July 28, 2015
Half of all companies will be hiring mobile-savvy IT workers this year -- and developers have an edge.
The Failure of KDE Activities
By Bruce Byfield | Features Article Published on July 28, 2015
Are KDE Activities the victim of changing trends in the desktop?
DreamHost CEO Details OpenStack Customer Use Cases [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Features Article Published on July 27, 2015
Simon Anderson, CEO of DreamHost, discusses scenarios where OpenStack makes sense for his customers, even when multiple other hosting options are available.
Must Have Android App Launchers
By Matt Hartley | Features Article Published on July 27, 2015
These Android app launchers help you customize your Android layout to best fit your workflow.
Amazon Cloud Revenue Continues To Shoot for the Stars
By Sean Michael Kerner | Features Article Published on July 24, 2015
It's clear: there truly is a silver lining in the cloud for Amazon.
Fun Open Source Games and Apps: 112 Top Picks
By Cynthia Harvey | Features Article Published on July 24, 2015
Open source downloads galore: arcade, board, puzzle, shooter, adventure, simulator and role-playing games -- something for everyone.
Smartphone Market Grew Nearly 12% in Q2
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on July 24, 2015
Strong demand for Apple's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus helped the market end the second quarter on a positive note.
SAP's Putting a Young Apple Watch to Work
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on July 23, 2015
IBM and Salesforce aren't the only IT heavyweights bullish on Apple Watch. German software giant SAP is also wading into wearables.
Microsoft and Apple: No Longer Really Competitors
By Rob Enderle | Features Article Published on July 22, 2015
Apple and Microsoft are betting on two very different strategies for success.
Apple Shipped 4.2 Million Smartwatches in Q2
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on July 21, 2015
The device maker leads the market for wearable bands on its first try, according to IT market research firm Canalys.
7 Current Trends on the Linux Desktop
By Bruce Byfield | Features Article Published on July 21, 2015
More conservative, less innovative attitudes are dominating the Linux desktop today.
The Flexible Datacenter: Adapative Backup and Recovery
By Christine Taylor | Features Article Published on July 21, 2015
Flexible data protection enables IT to protect key investments as a company scales and dynamically improves its infrastructure.
Linux without Flash: User Tips
By Matt Hartley | Features Article Published on July 20, 2015
What Linux users need to know about using – or not using – Flash.
Enterprises Taking a Calculated Approach to the Internet of Things: Red Hat
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on July 17, 2015
Businesses are "deliberate" in their IoT strategy, finds a survey from Red Hat and TechValidate.
Cloud Costs Drop Faster for Hagglers: 451 Research
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on July 16, 2015
Want lower prices from cloud providers? Businesses that negotiate their rates in advance get bigger discounts.
Hadoop and Big Data: Still the Big Dog
By Christine Taylor | Features Article Published on July 14, 2015
Hadoop's diverse architecture enables it to hold a top spot in Big Data deployments.
Why Linux is More Practical Than OS X
By Matt Hartley | Features Article Published on July 13, 2015
The Linux vs. Mac debate goes beyond what platform is theoretically “better.”