Public cloud, multicloud, distributed cloud, and accelerated digital initiatives are all expected to gain momentum next year, experts say. No matter what cloud segment you look at—BPaaS, PaaS, SaaS, IaaS and DaaS—thanks to the dizzying growth of cloud computing during the pandemic, all will continue an upward trajectory in 2021. Public cloud services have been …

The following languages will help current and new web developers navigate the programming landscape to code web-based services and apps that are stable and secure. In the last decade more and more applications have found their way to the cloud via web-based applications that work uniformly on almost any device running just about any operating …

The Trump administration’s move to ban the popular video app TikTok has stoked fears about the Chinese government collecting personal information of people who use the app. These fears underscore growing concerns Americans have about digital privacy generally. Debates around privacy might seem simple: Something is private or it’s not. However, the technology that provides …

As workers continue to rely on the remote office as a result of the global pandemic, investments in the cloud have gone up a third, according to data from Canalys. As the COVID-19 pandemic has shifted the workplace from the office to the home, tools that support the way teams work together, such as video conferencing and …

Companies need to put cloud and low-code projects back at the top of the priority list. Low-code will make it to the mainstream in 2021 with 75% of development shops adopting this platform, according to Forrester’s 2021 predictions for software development. This shift is due in part to the new working environment and product demands …

COVID-19 caused a 10% dip in worldwide data center investment, but a 6% increase should come in 2021, and growth will continue through 2024. Gartner predicts that end user data center infrastructure spending worldwide will increase 6% to $200 billion in 2021, after a pandemic-driven decline in 2020. COVID-19 was responsible for putting a hold on 60% …

Protect against unexpected and unwelcome surprises by using venv in Python. If you’ve ever shared a neat computer trick, a complex application, or something in between with a friend, then you’ve probably uttered the phrase, “Well, it works on my computer.” No matter how advanced computers become, there seem to be recurrent problems related to …

A digital building code is needed to help designers better protect the privacy of people when they use online platforms and websites. At the moment no such code exists in New Zealand. Our study with designers shows they try to be ethical in what they do. But commercial pressures from clients and uncertainty around the …

Supercomputers are high-level computers used for managing very large databases or great amounts of computation. Tom Merritt lists the top five ranked supercomputers in the world, according to TOP500. HPE is building a supercomputer called LUMI in Finland, and it is expected to have peak performance of more than 550 petaflops, putting it at the top …