Why Low Power WANs Are Emerging as a Strong Option for IoT Apps | IT Infrastructure Advice, Discussion, Community


Enterprises looking to launch and expand IoT applications need not wait on superfast high-speed wireless. The broadening availability and allure of low power wide-area networks (LPWAN) is drawing increased interest – and use.

LPWAN is an umbrella term that covers a variety of established technologies that can be used to support long haul IoT applications comprised of devices such as sensors. Units (costing roughly $5 to $10 apiece) use batteries to transmit small amounts of crucial data to a […] Continue Reading…

Cloud Foundry Investment And Deployments Increasing





Broad deployment of Cloud Foundry has nearly doubled in just the last two years, […] Continue Reading…

Network Visibility Rightsizing | IT Infrastructure Advice, Discussion, Community


The entire enterprise is becoming tightly data-driven and precision-controlled. Data must be captured from every realm of the business and turned into information that can guide its progress, continually improving efficiency and effectiveness. This data focus is also taking place in networking to achieve high levels of security, ensure compliance and assure network performance and uptime.

When it comes to network data, too much of it is often a major problem. Full capture of network traffic creates a massive […] Continue Reading…

AMD Ryzen 9 3900X Benchmarks On 11 Linux Distributions

Now that BIOS updates over the past month have resolved the early boot issue with Ryzen 3000 processors and thus the new AMD CPUs playing nicely with modern Linux distributions, here is the long-awaited benchmark comparison of the Ryzen 9 3900X + X570 system benchmarked across an array of different Linux distributions… In fact, 11 Linux OS releases in total were tested on this high-end 12-core / 24-thread desktop processor.

Last week was a look at eight Linux distributions […] Continue Reading…

Ballerina Reinvents Cloud Native Middleware as a Programming Language





Ballerina has announced a new open source project created and sponsored by WSO2, which radically simplifies how developers will build and deploy cloud native distributed applications and services. Ballerina 1.0, which is available under the Apache License, is […] Continue Reading…