Profile of Charles BabcockEditor at Large, Cloud
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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 December 2007
While the authors jumped in to fix some expressions for version 5.10, the upcoming rewrite is expected to be more of a community effort.
In addition to larger vendors, newcomers such as Embotics, PlateSpin, and Veeam are expanding their list of VM control products.
The company is expected next year to launch its own hypervisor product that will work in conjunction with its Virtuozzo server software.
By implementing an in-house XML-based settlements system, a California consortium is lowering the cost of power distribution.
The health care services company moved 50 of its 70 applications to Linux over the last two years and will complete the process with the remaining 20 within a year or two.
Jim Whitehurst, former chief operating officer of Delta Air Lines, has been named by the board to replace Matthew Szulik as president and CEO.
The purchase leaves Jacada free to pursue its second product line, its call center solutions business, under its own name.
The company claims the system can insert 250,000 records a second and extract 220,000 records a second.
Lonnie Charles Denison had been in a dispute with his employer when he took the action against the data center's power supply.
Many IT managers don't know how many virtual machines they're running and whether they're secure, says virtualization expert Anil Desai.
Spring Integration will work with the core of Spring Framework to connect Java apps to other applications, databases, and pieces of the software infrastructure.
NetBeans has been upgraded in version 6.0, and users of Studio Enterprise and Studio Creator will find key features they're familiar with in NetBeans.
IBM is pushing industry specialization, while Microsoft is trying to capitalize on its latecomer status with a simpler approach.
The virtualization software, formerly called Viridian, is slated to become part of the Windows Server 2008, sometime after Windows Server gets upgraded in February.
The package includes the JBoss Application Server, JBoss Hibernate object-to-relational database mapping, and the JBoss Seam application development framework.
The latest RealTime download includes benefits for flight avionics and defense software testing as well as software for the automotive industry.
Enterprise MRG--Messaging, Real-Time, Grid--system touts well-regarded transfer protocol.
The Software Freedom Law Center is taking issue with the Actiontec MI424WR wireless router, which may include open license-infringing BusyBox software.
The popularity of the open source Java application server reflects programmers' preference for lighter, simpler technologies.
Ops Center will be available on a subscription basis, which may give Sun a lower cost upfront advantage versus VMware.
With the market for XML in service-oriented architecture on the rise, the hardware manufacturer sees competitive advantage in getting it to run faster on its platform.