VMWare has rebranded itself as a “cloud company” and is actively throwing around buzzwords such as Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI), hybrid cloud, multi-cloud, and Tanzu Kubernetes. Is there any substance underneath VMWare’s new clothes? Let’s find out.
The free WordPress iOS app, which helps manage sites created with the
open source content management framework of the same name, is the most recent victim of the Apple App Store’s police, following
If you have been feeling stressed about jumping from meeting to meeting whilst working from home, there are two aspects in which both Outlook and GSuite add to our stress, rather than making things easier: reminders, and videoconference links.
These are the best statements I heard (or were shown on slides but not necessary verbalised) during the Cloud Native 2018 conference held between Wednesday, 26th and Friday, 28th September at CodeNode, London.
When I first started tinkering with Java in 1996, I was less than impressed at how sluggish the JVM was and how Java Applet-powered sites would be crippled by an annoying, CPU-hogging, grey rectangle. But, it was a miracle nevertheless. I was running Linux and Windows on x86, my job’s machine was a DEC Alpha (RISC) and some friends were Mac users (68k and PowerPC). Java ran in all of these platforms; so did Perl scripts, of course, but that’s another story.
The story goes that one day in the winter of 1928, Joe Kennedy stopped
to have his shoes shined and when the boy finished, he offered him a
stock tip: “Buy Hindenburg”. Kennedy sold off his stocks right after
after concluding: “You know that it is a time to sell when shoeshine
boys give you stock tips. This bull market is over”. This was just
before the Great Depression.