Columns Index

Why Linux Works
By Matt Asay | Columns Article Published on October 11, 2017
Amid the big cash and fierce corporate jockeying around Linux, it’s the developers who truly give the operating system its vitality.
NVIDIA Drive PX Pegasus: Beyond Autonomous Vehicles
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on October 11, 2017
NVIDIA has announced hardware that could enable driverless cars — and much more.
Linux Mint: Inside the Top Linux Distro
By Datamation.com Staff | Columns Article Published on October 09, 2017
The Linux Mint distro is considered the top distro by many. Here's a guide to Linux Mint's software, history of development, and a look at why it's so popular.
How Serverless Changes Cloud Computing
By David Linthicum | Columns Article Published on October 02, 2017
Serverless streamlines the process of insuring that you allocate enough servers and storage to support your applications.
GNOME vs KDE: Best Desktop?
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on October 02, 2017
In the debate about whether GNOME or KDE is the best Linux desktop, factors like workflow, software and user preferences are essential to consider.
IBM Watson and the Weather Channel’s Unexpected Impact on Digital Marketing
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on September 27, 2017
The rise of artificial intelligence is ushering in a new age of Cognitive Advertising.
MongoDB’s Mongo Moment
By Matt Asay | Columns Article Published on September 25, 2017
As if files for an IPO, open source database vendor MongoDB has rich opportunities, yet also faces its share of challenge
The Sorry State of DevOps
By Matt Asay | Columns Article Published on September 20, 2017
DevOps concepts are ubiquitous, as are job titles, yet the actual practices are still barely present around the market.
How the Cloud is Complicating IT and Business
By Jeffrey Kaplan | Columns Article Published on September 18, 2017
Some businesses are also discovering that today’s cloud services add a new layer of complexity to their existing IT environment rather than simplifying their situations.
Can Artful Aardvark Regain Ubuntu's Popularity on the Desktop?
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on September 18, 2017
For desktop users, the pressing issue is whether the coming changes can help Ubuntu regain its domination of the desktop.
HP Keynote: PCs and Printing Are Back
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on September 13, 2017
HP's handling of its PC and printer lines provides a textbook example of how to use marketing in a declining market.
Why Mobile Linux Fails
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on September 11, 2017
Despite high hopes from Linux users, the mobile Linux experience still leaves something to be desired.
Best New Linux Desktop Environments
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on September 05, 2017
A look at the fresh crop of Linux desktop environments coming up. Are you ready for a new Linux desktop?
Must Have Linux Mint Software
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on August 28, 2017
This is the software for the Mint Linux distro that enables you to get the most out of this top Linux distro.
Serverless May Kill Containers
By Matt Asay | Columns Article Published on August 23, 2017
Innovation in serverless is outpacing the maturing of Kubernetes and other container management tools. This bodes well for serverless and not so well for containers.
Windows vs Ubuntu: A Look Before You Switch
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on August 14, 2017
If you're considering switching from Windows to Ubuntu, here are some factors to consider as you explore the Linux operating system.
Warning: Your Shiny New Cloud Is Already Legacy
By Guest Author | Columns Article Published on August 09, 2017
Your company may deploy to the cloud, but you are falling behind unless you are also adopting an array of next-gen technologies.
The year of WINE on Linux
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on August 08, 2017
WINE, which allows Windows apps on Linux, is today surprisingly robust, especially when you compare it to WINE just a few years ago.
KDE Plasma 5: The Silent Revolution
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on August 07, 2017
KDE's Plasma 5 demonstrates that the age of innovation on the Linux desktop has not ended.
Can Microsoft Save the Private Cloud?
By David Linthicum | Columns Article Published on August 07, 2017
Microsoft’s Azure Stack promises a tighter integration between a company’s public and private clouds. How will this affect the larger cloud market?