the future of the Operating System - LinuxCon 2015 keynote

SPF13

The Future of the Operating System. What is an Operating System ? OS Provides Portability 
 (same app runs on different hardware). Operating Systems & Apps Over Time. OS in 1960s • IBM OS/360 – First OS that kept track of system resources (program, memory, storage) • CTSS – Introduce scheduling • Univac Exec 8, Burrows MCP, Multics. Linux + Docker 
 is the Future of Operating Systems.

The LAN: A History of Network Operating Systems Part 5

IT Toolbox

In general, pipes are software developers' tools for easily creating communications routines in software without having to explicitly control and issue commands to the communications hardware

The LAN: A History of Network Operating Systems Part 12

IT Toolbox

the network system calls then provided under interrupt 21H gave all suppliers of network software the capability to standardize at least some of the access to LAN hardware. Most manufacturers of LAN software had announced or implemented support of NETBIOS for IBM LANs When DOS was extended in Version 3.1,

Big Data - Extracting and Loading from Operational Systems

IT Toolbox

Another theme is the availability of special-purpose hardware and software for storing and analyzing big data. In today’s IT world big data applications are common. We have evolved some standard responses to the needs for these applications. One common reaction is that big data requires a “scaling up”: more CPUs, more memory, more resources. However, big

The Battle for Mobile Operating System Supremacy

The Investing Edge

In the cases of both PCs and smartphones, Apple implemented a walled garden approach to establish complete control of hardware, OS, and applications.

CIOs Are Discovering That Containers Might Be The Right Way To Ship Code

The Accidental Successful CIO

Containers just might change how we package our software Image Credit: Sandor Volenszki. One such issue would be the quality of the software that your teams deliver. The big problem that your team is facing is that they can get their software to run on their development laptops.

Why Software-Defined Storage Matters

Chuck's Blog - EMC

At the same time, it appears that software is eating our world : extending the power of human intellect in ways that continually surprise us — now often powered by the avalanche of information we are creating about ourselves and the world around us. Software-Defined” — In One Word.

Solarflare’s Open Compute Platform, Software-Defined, NIC Card

CTOvision

Solarflare, a global leader in networking solutions for modern data centers, is releasing an Open Compute Platform (OCP) software-defined, networking interface card, offering the industry’s most scalable, lowest latency networking solution to meet the dynamic needs of the enterprise environment. Other capabilities include: Hardware Based Packet Telemetry. Hardware Based Security (ServerLock). Unique hardware filter tables for each adapter hosted IP address.

5 Steps to Deploying Windows 8 with System Center 2012 Service.

IT Pros Rock!

Be an Early Expert on Windows Server 2012, Hyper-V Server, System Center 2012, Azure and Windows 8. Hyper-V.nu - Powered by System Center. System Center 2012. 5 Steps to Deploying Windows 8 with System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 - Migration and Deployment - Part 3 of 19. 5 Steps to Deploying Windows 8 with System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 - Migration and Deployment - Part 3 of 19. Add Operating System Image. Step 3 - Add Operating System Image.

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Solarflare’s Open Compute Platform, Software-Defined, NIC Card

CTOvision

Solarflare, a global leader in networking solutions for modern data centers, is releasing an Open Compute Platform (OCP) software-defined, networking interface card, offering the industry’s most scalable, lowest latency networking solution to meet the dynamic needs of the enterprise environment. Other capabilities include: Hardware Based Packet Telemetry. Hardware Based Security (ServerLock). Unique hardware filter tables for each adapter hosted IP address.

Windows 7 Slipstream Software

Galido

An oldie but goodie, this great piece of software integrate updates, drivers, automate Windows and application setup, speedup Windows deployment process and have it all set for the next time. HARDWARE TARGETING. Hardware Targeting. Windows 7 Slipstream Software.

Top 10 Cheap Upgrades to Boost any Computer

Galido

The time comes when your PC starts to “slow down” and we are not referring to a software slowdown, in that case, formatting could be enough and the PC would come back as new. Sometimes you just need to replace one or two hardware parts to give new life to an old and slow PC.

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How Telecommuting Software Ties into Cloud Infrastructure

ITGCT

Years ago, for an employer to give employees the ability to work from home (or any other remote location), they needed to rely on complex software to route people into certain environments. Telecommuting software is really just the way that we connect now.

How Big Data Changes Database Administration

IT Toolbox

Technical support teams usually support familiar hardware and software configurations. Specialization in particular combinations of operating systems and database management software is common, and this allows some team members to gain in-depth experience that is extremely valuable in an enterprise IT setting.

Important Things to Know About Android Smartphones and its New Launches

Galido

An android phone is a powerful and highly advanced Smartphone which runs on the Android operating system, which is created by Google. These company mobile phones run on Android operating systems. IT Gadgets Mobile New Gadgets & Hardware Tech Gadgets

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The New Storage Buyer

Chuck's Blog - EMC

Present newer concepts around software-defined storage (SDS) to a traditional storage group, and you’ll mostly get polite interest and head-nodding, rarely more.  While it’d be certainly convenient to have an authoritative definition of software-defined storage, no such luck. 

Tips To Improve The Wi-Fi Signal Of Your Home-Best Long Range Wifi Antena

Galido

One of the most used software to verify the best channel for connection is WiFi Analyzer , for Android. The firmware is compared to an operating system of the equipment, which controls all its functions. Hardware Tech Blogs Tips & Tricks Troubleshooting

Boeing Black Smartphone: Security, modularity and productivity

CTOvision

Through embedded hardware security features, software policy configurability and physical modularity, Boeing Black gives customers a trusted, more flexible and productive solution. Key Features: Android™ Operating System : Convenient smartphone for Android usage.

2013 may FINALLY be the year of VDI and BYOD

Virtualized Greek

This means that basically, just like Hyper-V the hypervisor is native to the operating system. The largest drawback for XenClient has been its lacklustre hardware support. Microsoft has done general purpose operating systems well, forever.

Considering VSAN

Chuck's Blog - EMC

Although VSAN does many of things a traditional storage array does, it''s not a traditional storage array: it''s a software-based storage array that uses clusters of commodity server hardware to do its work. Software-Defined Storage -- The Big Picture.

WinX DVD Ripper Platinum: The Fastest and Most Powerful DVD Ripper – Giveaway

Galido

If you are looking for reliable and powerful software to decode DVD, then you should definitely try WinX DVD Ripper Platinum. WinX DVD Ripper Platinum by Digiarty Software, Inc. Operation. Clearly the speed varies depending on the PC hardware you are using. Software

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(Lack of) Patch Management Highlighted in US Congress

Cloud Musings

Patch management is the process of identifying, acquiring, installing, and verifying patches for products and systems. This nightmare true story and compelling endorsement from CERT®/CC, however, masks the ugly operational patch management implementation complexities.

Thinking About Intel Rack-Scale Architecture

Scott Lowe

You may have heard of Intel Rack-Scale Architecture (RSA), a new approach to designing data center hardware. Some software that combines disaggregated hardware capacity over a rack-scale fabric to create “pooled systems” When you look at Intel RSA this way—and this is the way that it is typically positioned and described—it just doesn’t seem to make sense. Establishing hardware-level APIs. General Hardware IDF2014 Intel

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Tech Blogs – Best Must Read Tech Resources 2019

Galido

These areas of tech include general IT and technology, security, IT feeds, cloud computing, data center, mobile, social media, tips and tricks, virtualization, and operating system and software blogs. Operating System & Software Blogs.

Best IT and Tech Blogs – Must Read Information Technology Resources 2019

Galido

Information technology is the use of any tech devices, infrastructure, software and processes to create and process, store, secure and exchange all forms of digital data. Operating System & Software Blogs. TechWorld – Operating Systems.

what every open source project needs

SPF13

In the last few years open source has transformed the software industry. spf13 Chief Operator @ Docker? ? 60s & 70s • Computer companies sold hardwareSoftware was free • Software was colloborative • IBM dominates. The Software Era: ? 80s - 90s • Software as a business emerged • Software companies sold “bits” • Software was private and proprietary • Microsoft dominates. Summary: small poll for my new operating system?

Parallel Processing and Unstructured Data Transforms Storage

Cloud Musings

These transformations are driven by challenges associated with the parallel processing of unstructured data within a near-real-time business operational tempo. Tiering is also an enabler for the adoption and efficient operational deployment of container and microservice technologies.

CloudVelocity Announces $13M Funding, New Tools for AWS.

Data Center Knowledge

CloudVelocity today released its One Hybrid Cloud software for migrating applications to Amazon Web Services. CloudVelocity says its software will make it easier to seamlessly move complex cloud deployments between data centers and multiple public clouds. About DCK. Advertise.

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IBM's cloud CTO: 'We're in this game to win'

Computerworld Vertical IT

Revenue from systems hardware and operating systems software, on the other hand, was down more than 23 percent. IBM saw from the get-go that the cloud was going to cause a major disruption to its business. "We We knew it was a massive opportunity for IBM, but not in a way that necessarily fit our mold," said Jim Comfort, who is now CTO for IBM Cloud. Every dimension of our business model would change -- we knew that going in.".

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IOTransfer, an iPhone/iPad Manager/ Video Downloader Review

Galido

However if there was a simple way to do without iTunes and easily manage your device without having to deal with the flaws of Apple’s software, would that interest you? IOTransfer also offers a Pro version that adds additional functionality to the software.

Best IT Blogs – Must Read Information Technology Resources 2019

Galido

Information technology is the use of any tech devices, infrastructure, software and processes to create and process, store, secure and exchange all forms of digital data. Operating System & Software Blogs. TechWorld – Operating Systems.

Best Tech Blogs – Must Read Tech Resources 2019

Galido

These areas of tech include general IT and technology, security, IT feeds, cloud computing, data center, mobile, social media, tips and tricks, virtualization, and operating system and software blogs. Operating System & Software Blogs.

Do you have a plan for moving from Windows XP?

Eric D. Brown

Did you realize support has ended for the operating system? This is a software product that is 12 years old. Do they have the budget to move users from XP to another operating system? This post is brought to you by HP.

MicroSoft: Still dominating in enterprise office automation

CTOvision

Here is how Microsoft describes themselves: Microsoft Corporation is engaged in developing, licensing and supporting a range of software products and services. The Company also designs and sells hardware, and delivers online advertising to the customers. The Company operates in five segments: Devices and Consumer (D&C) Licensing, D&C Hardware, D&C Other, Commercial Licensing, and Commercial Other. Bob Gourley.

Interoperability: A Much Needed Cloud Computing Focus

Cloud Musings

Cloud computing transitions information technology (IT) from being "systems of physically integrated hardware and software" to "systems of virtually integrated services".