Will The Crash of Forge.mil Motivate A Move To The More Functional GitHub?

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Forge.mil provides some very important functionality that developers in the DoD ecosystem need and more importantly allow the technology leadership of DoD to ensure more appropriate influence over enterprise software projects. But it has been criticized by many in the community for not being as fully functional as GitHub. GitHub has achieved tremendous success in […]

Examining New Mission-Enabling Design Patterns Made Possible By The Cloudera-Intel Partnership

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CTOlabs.com, the research arm of CTOvision.com, has just released a White Paper for the federal technology community titled: Enhancing Functionality and Security of Enterprise Data Holdings: Examining new, mission-enabling design patterns made possible by the Cloudera-Intel partnership. The paper captures design considerations for enterprise technologists that flow from the engineering work both Cloudera and Intel […]

5 Facts about Datacenters Every Administrator Should Know

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Being knowledgeable about datacenter basics will help you solidify your technical career. Datacenters large and small operate on a certain set of principles that can be easily adhered to in order to make the most of your time. Any downtime is unacceptable in many business leaders’ eyes therefore building out or leasing reliable datacenter infrastructure […]

Exchange Lessons Learned and Use Cases for Big Data at Hadoop World 2014

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The best minds in data gather at Strata + Hadoop World to learn and connect—and explore the complex issues and exciting opportunities brought to business by big data, data science, and pervasive computing. Strata + Hadoop World 2014, happening October 15-17 at the Javits Center in New York, is where data’s most influential business decision […]

Efficient Multi-Vendor Clouds Help Break Incipient Monopolies

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Cloud marketplaces and open standards help cultivate a vibrant cloud vendor market, encouraging competition and reducing the risks of vendor lock in Efficient Multi-Vendor Clouds Help Break Incipient Monopolies Think of a cloud provider. I’d bet that for the majority of people reading this article, the first that comes to mind is AWS. Amazon Web […]

The Importance of Compatibility: Microsoft Shifting to Single Operating System

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We love technology trends at CTO Vision. Trends like user empowerment, the convergence of the cyber and physical worlds, enhanced cloud computing, advances in managing big data, and a persistent environment of cyber insecurity shape the present and future of technology in complex and consequential ways. One little discussed trend is the tendency of today’s […]