Guest Post It's incredible what a $1.26 billion acquisition can do. Suddenly a host of startups are calling themselves "software-defined something." Is there any substance to the term?
Guest Post Everything is turning into software, and that means humans are generating vast amounts of data. Our data centers need to become much more efficient and flexible to deal with it.
Cloud storage is easy, but if you’ve got a lot of data, the costs can escalate quickly.
Case in point: DNAnexus, a startup that is storing DNA data so researchers can access and analyze it through a web interface, is …
Everyone is talking about the “cloud,” but is there anything new here? How is the “cloud” different from “internet” or “web?”
There is something new — and it’s a big deal — but it’s not what everyone usually talks about.…