Cloud, Microsoft, Windows

Windows Server 2012 is Here… so is Microsoft’s Cloud OS

Microsoft has officially rolled out Windows Server 2012, the server partner to the Windows 8 operating system it is launching on 6 October alongside the eagerly anticipated Surface tablet. Unveiling the new offering on the 4th of September, Satya Nadella, president of Redmond's Servers and Tools Business, has dubbed the new-gen system as the first… Continue reading Windows Server 2012 is Here… so is Microsoft’s Cloud OS

iPhone, Mobile

A week with iOS 6: What’s good, what’s bad

While there are some cool new flourishes and features, there are some problems too. Here’s what you need to know before downloading the new OS on your device. iOS is polished. For instance, notice that the music app received a visual overhaul and some tiny but amazing new touches. Try tilting the app in multiple… Continue reading A week with iOS 6: What’s good, what’s bad

IT Trends

10 things IT architects should consider when choosing data storage technologies

Data is something that companies grapple with every day - after all, we are in the era of Big Data. How to gather it, analyze it and interpret it. But one important part of dealing with data is figuring out how and where to store it. Below are 10 things to think about when choosing… Continue reading 10 things IT architects should consider when choosing data storage technologies

Mobile

A Short Guide on Cross-Platform Mobile Development

Blackberry, iOS, Android, Windows Phone… the number of existing mobile platforms exceeds all reasonable limits while the developers can hardly choke down their moaning hearing cheery management appeals about supporting another platform… I think when another mental eclipse caused by progressing deadline occurs, every person who is connected with software development has this banal thought… Continue reading A Short Guide on Cross-Platform Mobile Development

Agile

Agile development: Five ways it can trip you up

The aims of agile software development are beyond reproach: prioritising rapid delivery of working software that does what the user wants. But the application of agile methodologies can leave a lot to be desired - with frequent delivery of code mistaken for progress and users calling the shots but not understanding what they want. Here… Continue reading Agile development: Five ways it can trip you up