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Shaking off the Bias Against Enterprise Hosting Services

At the turn of the century, that would be the 21st century, third-party hosting services that handled enterprise-class system like SAP were rare. There was a definite bias against enterprise ... Read More

Beware of the SAP Cloud

With talk of the fiscal cliff broadcasting on nearly every news channel these days, everyone seems to focus on the potential financial changes on their lives. For those of us ... Read More

The Advantages of Infrastructure Outsourcing

Everyone has heard the cliché: a picture is worth a thousands words. But when it comes to pictures of Information Technology, most are confusing and require thousands of words to ... Read More

Public vs. Private Cloud: An Introduction to Cloud Computing

Public or Private Cloud, that is the question?  Talk about moving targets?  The level of understanding – or lack thereof – about these two non-meteorological phenomenon vacillates, wobbles, and drifts ... Read More

Health Insurance Exchange: Post Election Update

For the past year, during the Presidential election campaigns, there has been considerable debate about the future of the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. If Mitt Romney won, the destiny ... Read More

Upgrade safe JCE deployment for Java on RHEL

As computers get faster and faster the standard approaches to security have become less and less effective at thwarting the variety of attacks we are likely, or–in some cases–unlikely to ... Read More

SAP HANA: An In-Memory Computing Overview

It has been about 2 years since SAP’s new in-memory computing product called HANA hit the market. HANA is being called a revolution, a game-changer, disruptive technology, a must have, ... Read More

Red Hat Summit & JBoss World 2012

Ever since I received my first Red Hat certification back in 2005 I have wanted to attend a Red Hat Summit, but it’s not something I have necessarily wanted to ... Read More

Blue Collar Technologists

In this city, “outsourcing” is a dirty word.  Detroit, once the 4th largest city in the nation as a result of the booming automobile industry, has become arguably the hardest-hit ... Read More

SAP: A no nonsense, fluffy, hard-nosed, stylish ERP system… huh?

On the farther edges of the personality roadmap are two opposing types, show-dogs and bull-dogs.    Are they polar opposites or just different sides of the same coin?   Who ... Read More