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Amazon maintains its dominance, for now, ahead of Microsoft, Alibaba, Google, and IBM as the IaaS field narrows. [...]
Thu, Aug 15, 2019
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Eversource Energy CIO Kathy Kountze shares her perspective on IT's role when weather knocks out heat and electricity for many thousands of New England neighbors. [...]
Wed, Aug 07, 2019
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It's wise to start thinking about what an effective IT integration strategy looks like well before the ink dries on the deal. [...]
Fri, Aug 02, 2019
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Wed, Jul 31, 2019
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The latest release of Slackel Linux renews and improves the mashup of Slackware and Salix built around an Openbox pseudo desktop environment. Slackel 7.2 hit the download servers on July 20, eight months after the release of Slackel 7.1 Openbox edition. Slackel also is available in two much older versions [...]
Fri, Aug 16, 2019
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I'm not citing studies that demonstrate a diminished number of thought leaders in the cloud computing space—this is only my impression. However, if you're honest with yourselves, most of you will note a big difference between the amount of new thinking around cloud computing these days compared to the amount [...]
Fri, Aug 16, 2019
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YouTube, which operates as one of Google's subsidiaries, is under increased scrutiny after a report earlier this month highlighted the role it played in the recent presidential election in Brazil. Among concerns is YouTube's installation of a new AI system that can track user behavior to suggest additional videos to [...]
Fri, Aug 16, 2019
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Researchers associated with vpnMentor discovered a data breach involving nearly 28 million records in a BioStar 2 biometric security database belonging to Suprema. "BioStar 2's database was left open, unprotected and unencrypted," vpnMentor said. "After we reached out to them, they were able to close the leak." BioStar 2 is [...]
Thu, Aug 15, 2019
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Getting familiar with Linux up close and personal is easy to do with a free service provided by DistroTest.net, which allows testing without ISO downloads or local installations. Are you a wandering Linux distro hopper looking for a way to streamline the selection process? Are you a Windows or macOS [...]
Wed, Aug 14, 2019
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Learn about the Performance Optimisation and Productivity (PoP) project, a European-Union-funded, international group of partners working to improve parallel software by developing a general methodology for understanding parallel performance, developing open source tools, and creating a set of detailed case studies with PoP experts.Download the full article from The Parallel [...]
Wed, Aug 14, 2019
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Explore Intel's efforts in leading the rearchitecture of Open Shading Language* (OSL*) to leverage the power of Intel AVX-512 on Intel SIMD hardware. Learn about software engineering techniques used in SIMD OSL including strategic memory layout for OSL datatypes, masking for divergent control flows, and addition of an LLVM backend [...]
Wed, Aug 14, 2019
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One interesting way of achieving Python parallelism is through NumExpr*, in which a symbolic evaluator transforms numerical Python expressions into high-performance, vectorized code. Learn how to refactor Python code to take advantage of NumExpr's capabilities.Download the full article from The Parallel Universe Magazine below download The Performance Optimisation and Productivity [...]
Wed, Aug 14, 2019
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