Monthly Archives: September 2008

DSLR FX vs DX

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10 things Linux does better than Windows

Source: http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/10things/…1 Author: Jack Wallen Throughout my 10+ years of using Linux, I have heard about everything that Windows does better than Linux. So I thought it time to shoot back and remind everyone of what Linux does better than … Continue reading

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Xen versus VMware

Source: http://searchservervirtualization.techtarget.com/… Author: Bernard Golden … Even though VMware and Xen both provide an enterprise-focused server virtualization product, Xen’s approach to implementing virtualization has made for some challenges. VMware bases its product on hardware emulation, in which VMware provides a … Continue reading

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MapReduce + SQL from Greenplum

Source: http://www.greenplum.com/resources/MapReduce/

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Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies

Source: http://blogs.cioinsight.com/knowitall/Gartner….htm Egham, U.K., August 11, 2008 — Gartner, Inc. has identified 27 emerging technologies and predicts that eight of these will have a transformational business impact and should be strongly considered for adoption by technology planners in the next … Continue reading

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Browser Wars II

Source: http://research.saugatech.com/fr/researchalerts/466RA.pdf Author: BRUCE GUPTILL … Saugatuck sees the following factors at work behind the resurgent browser aggression: The browser is the client. With SaaS and Web 2.0, the browser becomes, in effect, the client software. Control of the user … Continue reading

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Open options for cloud computing

Source: http://www.linux.com/feature/144529 Author: Jack M. Germain Some cloud computing vendors, such as 3tera and Nirvani, push their own proprietary platforms and tools, which forces adopters to limit their options and work in a restricted or closed architecture. When these established … Continue reading

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