COVID-19 leads to shocking cloud computing bills

It’s pretty significant when the Wall Street Journal talks about cloud issues, and this story (behind a paywall) is no different. The gist is that as enterprises support a mostly remote workforce with cloud computing,...

The new edge in edge computing

It wasn't that long ago when with servers in our offices, we all had edge computing. Of course, we didn't think of it that way. It was just what worked. Then, along came the...

The Many Faces of Bad Science

In 1942, sociologist Robert Merton described the ethos of science in terms of its four key values: The first, universalism, meant the rules for doing research are objective and apply to all scientists, regardless...

Why MongoDB is ‘fundamentally better’ for developers

It takes a certain amount of chutzpah — OK, mountains of it — to invent a new kind of database and assume it will take over the world. Or maybe not assume, exactly, but,...

When will we see ordinary people going into space?

This question reminds me of the episode of The Simpsons when NASA launches Homer into space. Frustrated by the dearth in public enthusiasm for the US space program, NASA decides to drum up support by...

Technology of mining in the future – www.miningmagazine.com

The future of mining is not just about the deposits and reserves that have not yet been efficiently tapped. It also is not just about the people who will make up the mining community...

A New Botnet Is Covertly Targeting Millions of Servers

Researchers have found what they believe is a previously undiscovered botnet that uses unusually advanced measures to covertly target millions of servers around the world. ARS TECHNICA This story originally appeared on Ars Technica, a trusted...

The distributed cloud era has arrived

The term “cloud” has been evolving ever since the term was first used in the early 1990s. One could argue that Cloud 1.0 was really nothing more than a euphemism for hosted services. Hosted...

Using OPA to safeguard Kubernetes

As more and more organizations move containerized applications into production, Kubernetes has become the de facto approach for managing those applications in private, public and hybrid cloud settings. In fact, at least 84% of...

6 tips for rapidly scaling applications

While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage communities and the economy, many companies in ecommerce, logistics, online learning, food delivery, online business collaboration, and other sectors are experiencing massive spikes in demand for their...

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