Profile of Charles BabcockEditor at Large, Cloud
Member Since: 11/15/2013
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Charles Babcock is an editor-at-large for InformationWeek and author of Management Strategies for the Cloud Revolution, a McGraw-Hill book. He is the former editor-in-chief of Digital News, former software editor of Computerworld and former technology editor of Interactive Week. He is a graduate of Syracuse University where he obtained a bachelor's degree in journalism. He joined the publication in 2003.
Articles by Charles Babcock
posted in October 2010
SQL Azure in the cloud now synchronizes tables or entire databases with SQL Server on premises, removing a developer headache.
Defining cloud services, setting 2011 roadmap and prompting broader adoption are goals of 70-member group.
VMware's SpringSource unit is evolving the Java framework to offer the firepower required to run apps in public and private clouds. Charles Babcock assesses where they're at.
Carbon Studio allows developers to test and debug application code inside the familiar Eclipse IDE.
TriCipher and Integrien acquisitions in the quarter expanded the company's offerings and bolstered its emerging cloud strategy.
Forrester's James Staten discusses some of the hurdles that enterprise users face in getting to cloud computing.
A Linux Foundation survey found increasing preference for the open source operating system in new server deployments.
Not everybody may be ready for the virtual data center, but VMware keeps filling holes in the product line as if one day they will be.
The former Symantec CEO compares the science of viewing application performance on a virtual machine to the dark art of viewing its SAN I/O.
I/O Director, previously limited to 20 Gigabits per second, boosts servers' ability to handle increasing numbers of virtual machines.
Its cloud computing service for businesses continues to expand options.
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, long a vocal critic, now supports cloud computing, sort of, unless what you're doing falls outside his "definition."
Viewed through the prism of Dell's recently broadened software management system for virtualized x86 servers, our columnist has kudos for the one-time PC-centric vendor's approach to data center convergence.
The first upgrade of AppLogic since CA acquired 3Tera will enable processes to run in the cloud.
Apple, Oracle and now Microsoft have filed patent suits against Android handset makers or Android's originator, Google.
Larry Ellison contends virtualization is an essential component of the cloud and, by that measure, Salesforce.com fails, while Oracle's Exalogic Elastic Cloud wins.