Linus Torvalds to Nvidia: “F**K You!”

Alex Williams | June 16th

Linus Torvalds is definitely one of the toughest characters you will find in the tech world. Linux would not be what it is today without Torvalds and the passion he brings to the open-source  movement. In...»

This Week in Big Data: Hadoop Summit, AvatarNode

Maria Deutscher | June 16th

This week Yahoo and Hortonworks, a spin-off from the internet portal operator, hosted the fifth annual Hadoop Summit. The press floodgates were opened even before the vendors had a chance to settle in their booths. The...»

Juniper’s New QFabric Arrives as Networking Firm Buys Back $1B in Stock

Maria Deutscher | June 16th

The hype around Juniper Networks’ QFabric architecture was pretty intensive when it launched last year: the concept of simplifying the networking and consolidating the different layers had, and still has a lot of appeal....»

Former Judge Aids EFF In Retrieving Megaupload User Files

Mellisa Tolentino | June 16th

Most of us have moved to the cloud--we put our most precious data, photos, videos, files, in the cloud like it’s a bank where we put our money in.  But there’s a huge difference.  A bank, if it...»

What We Learned From The Amazon Web Services Apocalypse

Matt Weinberger | June 15th

By now, you've no doubt heard about yesterday's Amazon Web Services outage (tracked on Twitter with the inauspicious hashtag #AWSpocalypse), during which a power outage disrupted cloud service delivery from its Northern Virginia data center,...»

Network Virtualization: the Next Big Thing in Transforming IT Infrastructure

Bert Latamore | June 15th

With servers and storage well into the process of virtualization, networks are next, Wikibon CTO David Floyer advises Cisco CEO John Chambers in his latest Alert, “Network Virtualization – Transition or Transformation?”. The increasing importance...»

Intel Eyes More Internet-Connected Devices

Saroj Kar | June 15th

Intel Corp., arguably the largest chipmaker in the world, is considering creating an increasing number of internet connected device ecosystems, such as home entertainment, for major growth opportunities. The company’s chief financial officer, Stacy Smith, said...»

Vendor Messaging Versus Business Reality in the Storage Market

Josette Rigsby | June 15th

The Cube’s Dave Vellante and Stu Miniman sat down with Randy Kerns, Senior Strategist, Evaluator Group, a Colorado-based IT analyst firm that specializes in storage and information management at this year’s Dell Storage Forum....»

Microsoft Announces Major Upgrades to Hyper-V at TechEd 2012

Bert Latamore | June 15th

Microsoft announced major upgrades to Hyper-V to make it competitive with VMware at TechEd 2012, June 11-14 in Orlando, writes Wikibon Analyst Scott Lowe in his latest Alert, “Virtualization, Cloud and Mobility are...»