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Machine Learning in the Cloud and the Real Life ‘Minority Report’

In the movie called ‘Minority Report’, which starred Tom Cruise and was directed by Steven Spielberg, three prescient human beings foretold the immediate future. These three ‘Precogs’ helped the ‘Precrime’ law enforcement agency to stop violent ...

5 Important Differences between Online Data Storage and Online Backup

Think your files are all safely tucked away online because you’re using online data storage? Think again. Or perhaps you’re laboring under the misimpression that your online backup solution will let you undo mistakes and recover previous file ...

No Fun and Games with Backfiring Online Encryption

Modern encryption to standards like AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) is unbreakable. Or more exactly, when the encryption is done correctly, any successful attack would, with current levels of technology, take billions of years. So what’s the ...

3 Things You Really Should Know about Other People’s Cloud VMs

The joys of using a virtual machine in the cloud are similar to those of living in an apartment. A condo (virtual machine) costs less than a house (your own server), and somebody else takes care of the apartment block (cloud server) as a whole and ...

Monkey See, Monkey Do, Monkey Break to Test Your Cloud Infrastructure

It may be time you met the monkeys in the cloud. If your business like many others is making strategic use of cloud services, proper management and monitoring are essential. When you did all your computing on site, you could control it directly. ...

How the Cloud Changes Corporate Infighting and the Battle to Become CEO

That number one position in a company appeals to many. As CEO of a company, you rule the roost. You give the orders, make the decisions and get to buddy up with other captains of industry in exclusive clubs. In days gone by, the route to promotion ...

Fancy a CAMS Cocktail? Serving Up Cloud, Analytics, Mobile and Social Services

When four big computing trends come together, the end result can be truly transformational. Cloud services, data analytics, mobile computing and social networking (CAMS) have each established impressive followings in their own right. Now, according ...

Cloud Based Desktop Hosting Services

A plethora of desktop hosting services have popped up over the years with Amazon Workspaces getting the most press. For around $30-$40 per month, end users can remotely login to a desktop as if the hardware were sitting on the desk in front of them. ...

Fibre Channel and Fibre Channel over Ethernet

If you are new to data center technologies, you may be hearing the term Fibre Channel for the first time. Fibre Channel is described as a networking technology that achieves rapid transfer rates. Fibre Channel can be configured at the speeds of 2, ...

The Top Two Cloud Computing Security Concerns of 2015

The most cited barrier to entry for cloud into the enterprise continues to be the security concerns involved with an infrastructure overhaul. Many IT decision makers are hesitating on making the switch to cloud as far as mission critical apps are ...

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