Reality Check

Michael Daconta

Reality Check

  • virtualization

    Will the real cloud operating system please stand up?

    The lack of clarity around the concept of a cloud operating system is an indicator of the rapid evolution of cloud computing and the consequences of a torrid pace of change.

    Comments: 3
  • search

    Semantic search: Still more luck than technology

    While there has been significant improvement in search since Google launched in 1998, semantic search still has significant room for growth and innovation.

    Comments: 4
  • warehouse

    Is Hadoop the death of data warehousing?

    To what extent is big data changing the traditional data analytics landscape?

    Comments: 8
  • competition

    What the escalating war among cloud computing rivals means for you

    A price war is under way among Amazon, Google and IBM in the market for cloud services that makes running your own data center nearly impossible to justify.

    Comments: 1
  • whale

    Big metadata: 7 ways to leverage your data in the cloud

    Well-designed metadata will enable the description, discovery and reuse of data assets in the cloud and help break down agency silos.

  • exam

    Programming tests separate wheat from chaff

    Using well-designed and well-written programming tests for job applicants is worth the effort.

    Comments: 3
  • cloud as a brain

    Cloud as a Brain gets real ... so let the AI race begin!

    The announcement by IBM that it would add Watson-like technologies as a cloud service signals the beginning of a race to build the brainiest cloud.

    Comments: 3
  • meeting room

    Can Cortana help solve the coming federal retirement crisis?

    The knowledge graphs behind Microsoft's virtual assistant can be applied by agencies to build searchable stores of organizational knowledge.