Month: February 2021

Getting started with COBOL development on Fedora Linux 33

Though its popularity has waned, COBOL is still powering business critical operations within many major organizations. As the need to update, upgrade and troubleshoot these applications grows, so may the demand for anyone with COBOL development knowledge. Fedora 33 represents...

/ February 27, 2021

How to use Google Currents

Currents is the enterprise social network you might not have known your Google Workspace organization needed, or even had. Google discussed Currents during a session at Google Next in 2019.” data-credit=”Image: Andy Wolber/TechRepublic”> Google discussed Currents during a session at...

/ February 26, 2021

Microsoft is shipping a data centre in a 40-foot container. What’s inside, and what’s it for?

Microsoft’s Azure Modular data center brings computing on the edge. Microsoft’s container-based Azure MDC (Modular Data Center) is designed to be easily deployed wherever power and connectivity are available.” data-credit=”Image: Microsoft”> Microsoft’s container-based Azure MDC (Modular Data Center) is designed...

/ February 26, 2021

Contribute at the Fedora Audio, Kernel 5.11 and i18n test days

Fedora test days are events where anyone can help make sure changes in Fedora work well in an upcoming release. Fedora community members often participate, and the public is welcome at these events. If you’ve never contributed to Fedora before,...

/ February 25, 2021

Top 10 Tech Job Skills Predicted To Grow The Fastest In 2021

According to Burning Glass Technologies, the two tech job skills paying the highest salary premiums today and in 2021 are IT Automation ($24,969) and AI & Machine Learning ($14,175). The average salary premiums for the most in-demand tech skills range...

/ February 25, 2021

Cloud security fears continue: Managed services, messaging, FaaS at ‘perilous’ stage

James is editor in chief of TechForge Media, with a passion for how technologies influence business and several Mobile World Congress events under his belt. James has interviewed a variety of leading figures in his career, from former Mafia boss...

/ February 25, 2021

Microsoft: How we deliver industry-specific cloud computing at scale

Microsoft is building clouds for nine priority industries by connecting and customising public cloud services for specific workloads and partner integrations. Image: Microsoft Having spent several years creating its partitioned and specialised government cloud, Microsoft has used that experience to build...

/ February 25, 2021

Demystifying cloud economics

Migrating to the cloud is an evolution, and it’s important to think differently about how you consume resources. As you’re building a business case in your organization, it’s critical to step back and understand the cloud’s key constructs and transform your mindset....

/ February 25, 2021