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Inside the Hekaton: SQL Server 2014's database engine deconstructed

Nadella's database sqares the circle of cheap memory vs speed

What's a right pain in the ASCII for IBM? Its own leech-like hardware biz

Keep your eyes on our cloud while we remove this pesky thing, say execs
Jack Clark, 16 Apr 21:38

Fusion-io: Ah, Microsoft. I see there's in-memory in SQL Server 2014... **GERONIMO!**

Server flasher leaps in to fulfil need for SQL speed
Chris Mellor, 16 Apr 09:25

Fine print: Dell bod tells us the details of Fluid Cache for SAN

It's not just for Dell's own servers, says marketer
Chris Mellor, 16 Apr 08:32

This time it's 'Personal': new Office 365 sub covers just two devices

Redmond also brings Office into Google's back yard
Simon Sharwood, 16 Apr 02:13

Oracle working on at least 13 Heartbleed fixes

Big Red's cloud is safe and Oracle Linux 6 has been patched, but Java has some issues
Simon Sharwood, 16 Apr 01:02
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Kaspersky's Security for Virtualization pushed to XenServer and HyperV

Kaspersky is extending its Security for Virtualuzation Light Agent security tool to the Citrix XenServer and Microsoft HyperV platforms.

Oracle's Larry Ellison has the MOST MASSIVE PACKAGE IN PUBLIC

Oracle founder and chief exec Larry Ellison has managed to stay one of the highest-paid CEOs of the hundred largest publicly traded US firms for another year, despite his shrinking package.

Red Hat unveils cloudy software bazaar

Linux fiddler keeps on huffing on its OpenShift cloud

Canadian taxman says hundreds pierced by Heartbleed SSL skewer

The Canadian Revenue Agency has blamed the theft of 900 social insurance numbers on the infamous Heartbleed vulnerability.
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Cisco reps flog Whiptail's Invicta arrays against EMC and Pure

A recent report based on views gathered from resellers reveals Cisco reps are enthusiastically selling Invicta all-flash arrays as both stand-alone and UCS converged arrays against EMC's XtremIO and Pure Storage.

Bad PUPPY: Undead Windows XP deposits fresh scamware on lawn

Installing random interwebs shiz will bork your zombie box
John Leyden, 14 Apr 11:38

Misco Shared Services Centre drone brands customer 'insane'

Order cockups by box shifter leads to email insult
Paul Kunert, 14 Apr 08:28

Analysts: Bright future for smartphones, tablets, wearables

There's plenty of good money to be made if you stay out of the PC market
Rik Myslewski, 11 Apr 20:51

Apple has THREE TIMES as much cash as US govt, TWICE the UK

Don't expect much of that to make its way into US coffers anytime soon
Rik Myslewski, 11 Apr 18:41

Sony battery recall as VAIO goes out with a bang, not a whimper

The perils of having Panasonic as a partner
Iain Thomson, 11 Apr 18:12

Heartbleed vuln under ACTIVE ATTACK as hackers map soft spots

Incoming
John Leyden, 11 Apr 14:02

Never mind the HORSE MEAT, trading standards cuts'll hurt IT crowd, too

Slashed budgets will affect IP enforcement, moans FAST

Insight warns Google embracers of hidden costs in Apps for Biz

'We haven't seen the traction we expected'
Paul Kunert, 11 Apr 13:01

HP: Lenovo's buy of IBM x86 biz is bad, bad, bad...

For customers and channel partners
Paul Kunert, 11 Apr 12:01

Top ten biz software vendors reveal Heartbleed exposure

VMware, Symantec and Citrix are digging, Microsoft and Salesforce are relaxing
Simon Sharwood, 11 Apr 01:58

Jeff Bezos reveals Amazon's brutal scale in annual letter

Analysis Bit-flipping retail mogul seems hybrid of Ford and Rockefeller
Jack Clark, 10 Apr 22:06

Biz PC market's looking healthy – but is it just an XPocalypse bounce?

Yes / maybe / no (delete as required)
Paul Kunert, 10 Apr 13:58

BlackBerry not afraid to throw its mobe biz under a bus, says CEO Chen

Updated 'We are not going to go up against WhatsApp'

Apple to flush '£37bn' down the bog if it doesn't flog cheapo slabtops

Cupertino golden with laptop-like-tablet, insists analyst
Jasper Hamill, 10 Apr 05:02

Rackspace refuses to enlist in cloud's latest price cutting war

+Analysis Cloud provider Rackspace will stand on the sidelines as Amazon, Google, and Microsoft slash prices in an attempt to destroy each other's profit margins.
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HP: We're holding nothing back from partners now, coos firm

The new, channel-friendlier HP - jolted into action by CEO Meg Whitman and losing the PC crown to Lenovo - is trying to help rather than hinder partners efforts to build global sales business with customers.

WD unborks MYSTERY My Cloud borkage

WD has issued an update to its My Cloud, My Book Live and Mionet outage, saying Mionet customers may still be facing problems. The root cause is still not understood.
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Industry vet Buxton retires from AMD 'not from life'

AMD European channel director Andrew Buxton is planning to grow old disgracefully after retiring from the CPU and GPU maker.

Opinion

Chris Mellor

Drives nails forged with Red Hat iron into VCE's coffin
Sleep Cycle iOS app screenshot

Trevor Pott

Forget big-spending globo biz: it's about the consumer... and he's desperate for a nap
Steve Bennet, ex-Symantec CEO

Chris Mellor

Enormo security firm needs to get serious about acquisitions
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Andrew Orlowski

Germans, you do the engineering. We'll design the websites...

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