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Smartphone Specs Stupidity | Inside Oracle's Public Cloud

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InformationWeek Daily  
  Friday, October 7, 2011
Between The Lines ColumnistHow Oracle's Public Cloud Is Different
By Charles Babcock
By building its public cloud on Exadata and Exalogic appliances and implementing monthly subscription-based pricing, Oracle seeks to challenge Amazon, Rackspace.

Oracle Takes Plunge Into Public Cloud Computing
Oracle Has Fusion But PeopleSoft Lives On

Smartphone Specs Stupidity: Debate Rages
When InformationWeek's Eric Zeman argued that Apple-haters cracking on the iPhone 4S specs miss the point, some of you begged to differ. Join this hot reader debate.

How Steve Jobs Inspired IT Execs
Steve Jobs didn't set out to change enterprise IT, but he did by personally inspiring its leaders and by designing products at the core of the consumerization of IT. Four senior IT execus on InformationWeek's advisory board share their thoughts on the Jobs legacy.

Feds Expand Data Center Consolidation Plans
White House says the expanded effort will close more data centers and save taxpayers more money.

HP Fills Out Flex Architecture
HP adds top of rack and stackable switch, along with branch office and management improvements.

Can WorkSimple, LinkedIn Integration Help Inspire Your Staff?
Staff motivation tool now lets employees build a portfolio of accomplishments and share them on LinkedIn.

Will Mobile Apps Drive IT Shops To Agile?
Small teams, short deadlines, the importance of usability -- a lot of mobile application traits point to using agile development techniques.

Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart. -- Steve Jobs


Can WorkSimple, LinkedIn Integration Help Inspire Your Staff?
Will Mobile Apps Drive IT Shops To Agile?
Automation And Orchestration: Prepare For Successful Deployment
Malware War: How Malicious Code Authors Battle to Evade Detection
iPhone Through The Years: Visual Tour
10 Storage Infrastructure Demands
InformationWeek Reports: Now Free

Posted By Rebecca J.:
"If web-based software like Wrike is about $50 for a small team, Microsoft Project will cost you a pretty penny. That’s definitely not a good deal."
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Posted By DustinJamesTiberend:
"It's fascinating to me how hard it is for Apple fans to admit defeat. This article is hunched over on the last crutch that apple has left with the whole 'It's all about the ecosystem and the five hundred thousand million apps I can download.' -- give me a break."
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Automation And Orchestration: Prepare For Successful Deployment
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Why We Need Usage-Based Accounting
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Malware War: How Malicious Code Authors Battle to Evade Detection
The stakes have never been higher in the fight for control of corporate and consumer devices between malicious code and the antimalware software designed to detect and stop it. It's a war of one-upsmanship, as security labs work 'round the clock to analyze malicious code and the bad guys design new, ingenious ways to frustrate analysts and automated tools. This Tech Center report covers the key methods malware writers use to thwart analysis and evade detection
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Very Virtual: Storage for Highly Converged Networks
Enterprises are moving beyond server consolidation, widely implementing server virtualization technologies. But these systems radically alter the storage workloads. Beyond performance, server virtualization demands a new level of connectivity and integration between host and storage. Download this report to review technical and business considerations for deploying storage in highly virtualized environments.
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iPhone Through The Years: Visual Tour
A look at where the iPhone has come from and where it's going.

iPhone Vs Android: It's The Sum, Not The Specs
Anyone who believes that specs make the smartphone hasn't been paying attention to what really matters.

Got An iPhone Hangover?
Yeah, the launch was underwhelming. Here's why that's a good thing.

10 Key Steve Jobs Moments and Innovations
Under the leadership of Steve Jobs, Apple became a technology leader and cultural force. Take a look back at some favorite Jobs moments and ideas.

Samsung Galaxy Nexus: High-End Specs
Information has surfaced about the hotly anticipated Samsung Galaxy Nexus. Looks like it is going to be a whopper of a smartphone.



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RAD Studio XE 2
Mike Riley interviews Michael Swindell, Senior Vice President of Marketing with Embarcadero Technologies, regarding the company's upcoming RAD Studio XE 2 release featuring the Firemonkey platform.   Watch

WhisperCore Mitigates Risks Of Android In Businesses
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10 Storage Infrastructure Demands
In this Cloud Connect webcast, learn how enterprises can leverage cloud-backed solutions to simplify storage, reduce costs, and keep up with the speed at which their data is growing. It happens Oct. 19. More Information & Registration

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InformationWeek Reports: Now Free
Good news, readers: We've changed the name of InformationWeek Analytics to InformationWeek Reports--and made the service free to registered users.

Take Our Data Center Convergence Survey: You Could Win An iPod Touch!
We are conducting a 10-minute survey to explore the adoption of data center technologies that support convergence and whether convergence is helping-or hindering-IT in supporting the business. Upon completion, you will be eligible to enter a drawing to receive one Apple 32GB iPod touch valued at $299 from UBM TechWeb.
Hurry, Ends October 7th!

GovCloud 2011
GovCloud 2011 is a day-long event where IT professionals in federal, state, and local government will develop a deeper understanding of the options available. Join us for this insightful gathering of government IT executives to hear first-hand about the challenges and opportunities of cloud computing.
It happens in Washington, D.C, on Oct. 25

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