Category Archives: Opinion

Is Java at a crossroads?

The big question is, is Java at a crossroads? The Tiobe programming language popularity index for October 2015 shows increasing popularity for Java — although we note that programming purists at the now mothballed Dr Dobb’s Journal were never convinced by … Continue reading

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Red Hat: Containers for Grown-Ups

GUEST POST — Containers for Grown-Ups, By Gunnar Hellekson Hellekson is Director of Product Management, Linux and Virtualization for Red Hat. Containers have the industry about as excited as it’s ever been. You can isolate applications on the same host without … Continue reading

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GFI Software on Windows 10: tooling up for incompatibilities & glitches

Sergio Galindo, general manager of security and networking software specialist GFI Software has spoken to Tools Advisor in line with the launch of Windows 10 on the migration considerations for businesses as well as consumer users. Driver incompatibility & performance glitches Now the … Continue reading

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F5 Technical Director: balancing security & liberty through government backdoors

In the wake of commentary made on SC Magazine UK in a story entitled “Government ‘backdoor access’ creates larger cyber-criminal attack surface” — Tools Advisor spoke to F5’s Technical Director, Gary Newe, about the impact of the suggestions being made here. … Continue reading

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OutSystems: A New Continuous Kind Of RAD

OutSystems describes itself as an essentially ‘open’ high-productivity application Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) provider. The company is focused on application development (and onward deploy, manage, test and change functions) for enterprise mobile and web applications. OutSystems champions all forms and methodologies of … Continue reading

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Ansible CEO Saïd Ziouani: Opening The IT Automation Universe

The first Ansible AnsibleFest 2015 was staged in early February in a cold and unwelcoming London, England. Company CEO Saïd Ziouani asserts that Ansible crossed 1 million downloads in 2014. This software product is a simple way to automate apps … Continue reading

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