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When it comes to virtualization platforms, experts say focus first on the services to be delivered.
Large systems projects are failing at an alarming rate. It's time to take evolutionary design methods off the shelf.
Relational database pioneer Patricia G. Selinger explores the vast realm of database technology and trends in a wide-ranging discussion with Microsoft's James Hamilton.
Exploring the evolving dynamics and interconnectedness of India's educational system and its IT work force.
Highlighting the importance of doing one's best in view of code longevity and the impermanence of the changineer.
What are the factors that make certain advisory committee reports successful while others are not?
Knowing the notion of sufficient completeness and the theory of abstract data types helps practitioners produce better requirements.
We are celebrating the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci's death with a major exhibition of the Renaissance painter's works.
Researchers employed three-dimensional printing to manufacture complex and porous glass …
Researchers have developed a nanoscale device that is programmable with …
Scientists discovered a new underwater fault five miles off Monterey …