Hadoop is a must-have big data tool, but it has some drawbacks, including the need for high-level user expertise and conditions for optimal bandwidth.
The Army is setting up a three-day event to gather feedback from soldiers on the performance of its next generation battle command system.
Using well-designed and well-written programming tests for job applicants is worth the effort.
A Microsoft research paper describes the unconventional approach that could double data center efficiency.
Two of Symantec's public key infrastructure products receive approval for use by federal agencies and contractors.
Administrators say the units will improve the department's emergency responsiveness, giving dispatchers the ability to see the locations of officers rather than waiting for a radio response.
Public-sector priorities: a strong IT foundation and tools for prepping data.
With AT&T's Toggle, two virtual smartphones can exist within the same device; one is open and unsecured for the user. The other is locked down for government service.
ScaleXtreme's cloud management platform eases transition from internal virtualized infrastructure to cloud.
The state joins the growing ranks of open-source devotees that use Drupal to expand features and cut developer overhead and overall costs.
Encrypted passwords can be vulnerable because a decryption key must be available to the authentication server; hashed passwords cannot be decrypted and must be guessed by an attacker, which can be made impractical.
The number of D.C. government workers using wireless messaging support from Good Technology has grown from 300 to 2,250 in the last three years, according to the firm.