Connected cars are poised to become one of the biggest changes in the driving experience since the invention of the automobile, and they could be on the road within a decade. They present many exciting opportunities, but also new threats to our privacy and security. In this post, we’ll dive into exactly what lies behind […]
There are seven key megatrends driving the future of enterprise IT. You can remember them all with the helpful mnemonic acronym CAMBRIC, which stands for Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Mobility, Big Data, Robotics, Internet of Things, CyberSecurity.
Cloud computing refers to the on-demand provision of computational resources (data, software) via a computer network, rather than from a local computer. In general this is a pay-as-you-go approach delivered via the Internet, but private clouds and other enterprise approaches are also key.
The bad news is that enterprise CTOs, the people who created the construct and business model of this approach, are now suffering through an onslaught of over the top hype. Most are getting sick of the term. Our goal is report critically important operational use cases and non-biased technology reviews in this field, while avoiding the typical hype.
Our no-hype reporting on cloud computing and its many types is captured in this category.
Our editor Bob Gourley was featured on FedScoop TV discussing the twin challenge of a Cambrian Explosion of new technologies and a Malthusian Problem that will cause many to die off. The full video is at this link and embedded below:
Cloud computing and cloud storage at one time was once viewed as a risky proposition for businesses; why trust an unknown virtual platform to handle business needs when everything could be safely handled onsite? That viewpoint has changed quicker than many industry watchers and businesses could anticipate, and those organizations that have made the switch […]
We were so pleased to see so many business partners, friends and associates at Cognitio’s second annual Synergy Forum on 4 Oct. To all who could make it, thank you very much for deciding to invest your personal time and energy into this event. We will be providing more detailed summaries of event sessions over […]
This is the second of a two-part post on getting Amazon’s version of ElasticSearch set up in AWS. We go over the basics of setting up an AWS ES cluster and then tackle supplying the cluster with data via Logstash. This post assumes that you have already set up an ElasticSearch cluster in AWS. At the end, […]
This is the first of a two-part post on getting Amazon’s version of ElasticSearch set up in AWS. We go over the basics of setting up an AWS ES cluster and then tackle supplying the cluster with data via Logstash in our next post. Amazon has taken all the fun (read: difficulty) out of creating […]