Cloud computing and social networking elicit the most interest as companies consider ways to leverage mass appeal by Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and other online social networking services.
Written by Chris Smith
More than 50 CIOs and other C-level delegates from throughout California gathered in Santa Barbara earlier this month to wrestle with the many dramatic changes taking place within IT and to share their ideas on how to tackle pressing issues, such as IT budget cuts, cloud computing, and social networking.
Choosing a performance-management or capacity-planning tool largely depends on whether you think your bottlenecks are primarily caused by hardware, applications, or databases.
Written by John Ghrist
Let's face it; we're spoiled. If you look at computing strictly from the user point of view, we're all ready to call "slow" any application or system that can't keep up with human decision-making speed. If the computer isn't ready to take the next input on which we've already decided or doesn't provide the information we need the nanosecond we're ready to read it, we notice and we're unhappy.