Set your calendar reminders to March 13. That's the date Google will open registration to its I/O developer conference held May 15-17 in San Francisco, and tickets will likely sell out quickly.
One way to more closely couple servers and storage is to use a storage device's native processing power to run applications. That's right--we should soon see a storage device that runs applications.
On today's show, it's the Summer of Hackers: Anonymous hits the Spanish police website and threatens the Federal Reserve (which, frankly, we find to be a target that's probably worthy of a little DDoS action). Plus, a nation-state may have hacked IMF, but they're not saying much, and the Bitcoin market crashes (buy low!). Plus, scientists create jellyfish that can shoot tiny, weak lasers ... a stepping stone to the scariest sharks ever.
"Shared nothing" computing is taking off, driven by "big data" analytics. Can shared storage play in a "shared nothing" environment?
There's been entirely too much mumbling about what a silly name Windows 7 is for our liking. So we went in search of the truth, and present here our findings for your perusal
Bill Dally, chairman of Stanford University's computer science department, will join the company as chief scientist and vice president of Nvidia Research.
New and Noteworthy: For Apple, '05 a landmark year; Apple's Tiger is Infoworld 'OS of 2006'; more
MacHome magazine procedure prevents Repair Disk Permissions from working
Why iTunes Control Strip in OS 9 may launch OS X version
Troubleshooting AppleWorks 6.1.2: Install glitch; Crash problems