Linus Torvalds Sees Lots of Hardware Headaches Ahead

DevOps.com

Linux founder Linus Torvalds, today at the KubeCon + CloudNative + Open Source Summit China conference, warned attendees that managing software is about to become a lot more challenging, largely because of two hardware issues that are beyond the control of DevOps teams.

TechSoup's Growing List of Hardware Offers

TechSoup

TechSoup continues to expand our offerings of affordable new and remanufactured IT hardware. HardwareWe've got laptops, desktops, servers, monitors, networking equipment, hotspots, hard drives, audiovisual gear, headphones, and even flash drives you can brand with your logo.

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Designing computer hardware for artificial intelligence

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Michael James examines the fundamental drivers of computer technology and surveys the landscape of AI hardware solutions. Continue reading Designing computer hardware for artificial intelligence

Specialized hardware for deep learning will unleash innovation

O'Reilly Media - Data

In this episode of the Data Show , I spoke with Andrew Feldman, founder and CEO of Cerebras Systems , a startup in the blossoming area of specialized hardware for machine learning. A lot of the work to date happened primarily on general purpose hardware (CPU, GPU).

Scrum Hardware: eXtreme Manufacturing Explained

scruminc

Scrum Hardware: eXtreme Manufacturing Explained. A continuously improving blast of new, high-quality products which get the marketplace excited, tests assumptions and makes money; That is the goal of Scrum Hardware. To Scrum hardware, we need fast design.

Use Scrum to Say Goodbye to Risk in Hardware Development

Scrum.org

Companies who build hardware often ask if it’s possible to benefit from Scrum. In this blog, I will explain how Risk shows up in hardware development and how Scrum can help keep him at bay. Risk doesn’t care if you’re building software, hardware, clothing, or cookies.

The Dangers of Hardware Vendor Lock-in

Apstra

Hardware Vendor Lock-In: A Long and Messy Past. If you think about the beginnings of networking, hardware lock-in was the norm. Customers demanded interoperability between hardware vendors, and so came Ethernet which promised to be an open, interoperable standard.

Why Does Hardware Matter in a Software-Defined Data Center?

Dell EMC

Today, organizations with a modernized infrastructure (aka “modernized” firms) are much better positioned to handle emerging technologies than their competitors with aging hardware.

Agile Hardware with Embedded Software Development

Toptal

Agile has taken the world of software development by storm and has now started to creep into the hardware space.

Open Source Hardware: The Rise of RISC-V

The New Stack

While open source software is taking over the world, a push for open source hardware has been quietly building. The post Open Source Hardware: The Rise of RISC-V appeared first on The New Stack.

Spotify begins testing its first hardware: a car smart assistant

CTOvision

Spotify is about to begin publicly testing its first hardware: a voice-controlled smart assistant for cars, meant to help Spotify learn how people consume audio while they’re driving.

Exinda Network Orchestrator Hardware Update

TechTalk

The Exinda Network Orchestrator appliance is purpose built for Network Managers and Administrators who want one solution to manage the way users, traffic, devices, and applications behave on the network.

What Is Hardware Root of Trust?

Dell EMC

An explainer on the game-changing security feature inside every new PowerEdge server. As part of the PowerEdge server team, we use the words Root of Trust frequently. It’s such an important concept rooted in the foundational security and protection of each PowerEdge server.

The history of PC hardware, in pictures

I'm Programmer

Here we know the history of PC hardware in pictures. See more: Awesome computer hardware chart. The post The history of PC hardware, in pictures appeared first on I'm Programmer.

New Evidence of Hacked Supermicro Hardware Found in U.S. Telecom

CTOvision

telecommunications company discovered manipulated hardware from Super Micro Computer Inc. A major U.S. in its network and removed it in August, fresh evidence of tampering in China of critical technology components bound for the U.S., according to a security expert working for the telecom company. The security expert, Yossi Appleboum, provided documents, analysis and other evidence […]. CTO Cyber Security News

Agile for Hardware Development and other non-Software Development Activities

Agile Alliance

In this Lightning Talk Neal Herman described how our company uses Scrum, Kanban, and Scaled Agile to develop complex medical instruments and clinical assays. Process

The Dangers of Hardware Vendor Lock-in - Part 2

Apstra

Avoiding Hardware Vendor Lock-in with “Software First” Intent-Based Networking. So how to avoid hardware vendor lock-in? Abstracting Away Hardware (and Offering Hardware Vendor Choice) Through Intent.

Whose Hardware Will Run Analytics, AI and ML Workloads?

The New Stack

While not all AI/ML workloads fall into that category, some do require hardware customized to maximize performance when training AI/ML models. Chip vendors like Micron, Intel, Nvidia and AMD are all selling hardware optimized for AI/ML workloads.

We love ideas like this: Open-source hardware could defend against the next generation of hacking

CTOvision

Pearce argue that open-source hardware could be the ultimate key against cyber attacks that companies are trying hard to find on The Conversation : You must have heard about open-source software helping in fighting cyber attacks but imagine open-source hardware doing the same job for you in much better way. Read Prof. Joshua M.

Hardware VPNs or Software VPNs? What’s the Best Option?

Strategy Driven

When talking about VPNs, you might hear people referring to either “software VPNs” or “hardware VPNs.”. What Is a Hardware VPN? Hardware VPNs are devices with dedicated processors that offer VPN, and firewall features. To give you an idea of how hardware VPNs look like, here’s a good example – the hardware VPN from Zyxel. Let’s get one thing straight – hardware VPNs are not budget-friendly at all. Setting Up the Hardware VPN Is No Walk in the Park.

Successful Hardware Strategies for a Software-Dominated World

Dell EMC

Now, enterprises could quickly update and upgrade networking functions without the need for expensive hardware swaps.

You have always known there is a threat of hardware attacks: Get ugly details here

CTOvision

It is important to remember the threat of hardware based attacks. Bloomberg Businessweek has just run a well researched story into a hardware attack that is incredible in scope. They have always been a threat vector, but hardly ever in the news. Now that part has changed. The overall theme of the attack will not […]. CTO Cyber Security Cyber War News

The Hardware Virus

The Daily WTF

Jen left her cube to head for the hardware "closet"—really, more of a room crammed full of cables, peripherals, and computer parts. "The hardware virus." " "Hardware virus?" Jen was a few weeks into her new helpdesk job.

Avoiding Hardware Vendor Lock-in with “Software First” Intent-Based Networking

Apstra

So how to avoid hardware vendor lock-in ? Abstracting Away Hardware (and Offering Hardware Vendor Choice) Through Intent. Once the user’s intent is specified, the user has the flexibility to choose specific hardware devices and operating systems.

Building a SQL Server Virtual Lab in Windows: Software & Hardware Requirements

Datavail

Most technical documentations will start reviewing the hardware before the software requirements. Hardware Requirements. Your virtual lab is limited only by the host computer’s hardware resources.

The big three in 2019: Apple, Google and Microsoft’s upcoming hardware year

CTOvision

While 2018 was a year of iterative updates, Apple, Google and Microsoft all released some of their best products yet, even if they weren’t as innovative as some would like. While many flagships went without any upgrades – we didn’t even see a new MacBook or Surface Book – devices like the MacBook Air and […]. CTO News

You Haven’t Modernized — You’ve Just Moved Your Problem from Hardware to Software

The New Stack

I spent my days poring over hardware configurations, trying to figure out how to make changes without breaking anything. As the number of core features built into the hardware grew, because centralizing functionality made more economical sense (i.e., Sidney Rabsatt.

How to Meet the Hardware Challenge for ML Workloads on Kubernetes

The New Stack

One key difference is how computationally intensive ML applications and tools also have different hardware requirements, compared to traditional if-then computing, which largely involves a shift from CPU configurations to the world of GPUs.

Boost Your Productivity With Clever Travel Hardware

Toptal

You can buy capri pants, cheap flip-flops, and boonie hats anywhere on vacation, but beachside shops usually don’t carry quality hardware that can help you be more productive on the road or save you time and money for more enjoyable activities. In this post, Toptal Technical Editor Nermin Hajdarbegovic takes a look at inexpensive and readily available travel hardware designed to boost your productivity on the road.

Moving from Red AI to Green AI, Part 1: How to Save the Environment and Reduce Your Hardware Costs

DataRobot

Machine learning, and especially deep learning, has become increasingly more accurate in the past few years. This has improved our lives in ways we couldn't imagine just a few years ago, but we're far from the end of this AI revolution.

The Consumption-Driven Economy

DevOps.com

Blogs ROELBOB food for thought hardware humor ipad satire serversThe post The Consumption-Driven Economy appeared first on DevOps.com.

How Much Is Enough When It Comes to Backup and Disaster Recovery for Small Businesses?

Storagecraft

Uncategorized backup backup and disaster recovery business continuity cloud based backup and recovery cyber security file backup file folder backup Hardware MSPs rpo rto small businessData loss can lead to a closed sign on a small business’s door.

Why hardware-defined can’t keep up

Nutanix

Learn why proprietary hardware, once essential to protecting a company’s innovations, now hinders – or even destroys – a manufacturer’s ability to compete

Nonprofit Transition and Planning in Response to COVID-19

TechSoup

IT Security Operations TechSoup The Cloud Marketing and Communications HardwareOn April 21, 2020, TechSoup hosted a webinar that provided tips and advice based on TechSoup's own experience for nonprofits transitioning to a remote workforce.

Top New Products at TechSoup for 2020

TechSoup

IT Security Web Development The Cloud Marketing and Communications Grant Writing Data Management Hardware Tech PlanningEven in these strange days we have added an impressive roster of new product donations and discounted offers to the TechSoup catalog over the past year.

SonicWall Adds Multi-Gigabit Switches to SD-Branch Portfolio

DevOps.com

Blogs Infrastructure/Networking IT as Code IT Security Cybersecurity firewall hardware SD-Branch SD-WAN software-defined networking wireless access point

You Still Have to Make Time for Maintenance

DevOps.com

Blogs DevOps Practice Automated Data Center Data mobility data storage devops hardware maintenance maintenance software maintenanceI’m going to take a side trek today into home computing with applicability to IT. Bear with me. We maintain a pretty complex home network, as home networks go.