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 May 2007
Complex event processing servers are able to match detected events to rules embedded in them that either sanction or disapprove of the recognized sequence.
Microsoft's Windows operating system and Office desktop applications are threatened by open source code, but the company will be reluctant to file a patent suit, foundation officials said.
Novell will file the documents of its Microsoft pact by the end of the month, a Novell spokesman told the Open Source Business Conference in San Francisco on Wednesday.
The Red Hat chairman, however, warned that patents can be wielded by their holders as a legal weapon.
Salesforce wants customers to use its application infrastructure and Apex programming language to generate custom online SOA services.
The holder of the Linux trademark suggests Microsoft should name the patents it alleges have been violated so the claims can be tested in court.
The group takes a wait-and-see approach while Microsoft ponders what, if any, lawsuits it will file against Linux end users.
The components are meant to ease the task of creating interactive applications that allow data exchanges between server and browser window without clunky HTML page downloads.
Knowledge workers, Web designers, and other nonprogrammers will be targeted to use JavaFX tools to generate user interfaces tied into Java applications running on servers.
As part of the plan, Sun is chartering a five-member interim governance board to manage the Java Development Kit's transition from Sun property to open source code.
What are the examples of the best software on the Web--the software that's made it what it is today? It's not an easy question.
The startup treats rack-mount servers as if they were a one machine that functions like a 32-way symmetrical multiprocessor.