The Purpose of the Cluster Manager in High Performance Computing

Cluster managers are crucial for managing the HPC cluster systems in businesses. These managers by definition are back-end GUIs, or graphical user interfaces, that control all of the computers and servers (known as nodes) within the actual cluster. These are the machines that give the commands to the computers as to how to manage what data,… Read more »

Sustainable IT: How Software Automation Helps Bring Order to Chaos

Automating software development is a timesaving method of efficiency that works to the advantage of businesses in all sorts of ways. To put it simply, automating software tasks simplifies the business day by taking care of all the smaller tasks, allowing business owners time to take care of tasks with higher priority. This generates much… Read more »

Technology and Schools: The Future of Education

Certainly everyone has heard stories of the “good ol’ days” where students walked 15 miles through a foot of snow to attend school. Upon arriving, students were expected to read long books and write tedious reports by hand. Members of older generations who tell these tales of their youth would be shocked to enter a… Read more »

Contegix Achieves EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Certification

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The following Press Release was issued today announcing Contegix’s EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Certification. Contegix is proud to be one of the first companies to achieve this for our customers. Contegix, A Leading Managed Cloud Provider, Achieves EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Certification ST. LOUIS, Mo. – September 12, 2016 – Contegix® Hosting, a cloud computing colocation and managed… Read more »

Ubuntu for Smart Phones

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People who use open source software rarely turn back to their closed source counterparts. Those who use Android phones like their versatility. However, there are other open source options. Ubuntu is one of the most popular open source options. Those who use Linux operating systems are familiar with Ubuntu. After all, its tagline is “Linux for Humans”. Ubuntu… Read more »

How Frequently Should You Monitor Your Data?

Data, no matter how big, is only useful when it is relevant. Custom metrics are desirable because they allow you to target data points that are most relevant to your business. However, which data points hold the most value and how often should data be monitored? Here are a few guidelines to follow when developing… Read more »

The Impacts of 5D Storage on Big Data

Storing data for a lifetime is now likely thanks to five-dimensional or 5D storage. Scientists at the London-based Univeristy of South Hampton made a technological data storage breakthrough when they produced a five-dimensional retrieval and recording method using extremely agile laser writing and nanostructuring in glass. This glass-based storage technology can solve IT pain points,… Read more »

Google Fuchsia: A New Open Source Operating System?

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Recent reports show that Google may very well be creating a new open source operating system, dubbed “Fuchsia”.  Although not much official information is available, the project does have an official site and is also found on GitHub. According to Engadget, the Fuchsia operating system is “designed to scale all the way from Internet of Things devices through to phones… Read more »

Technology and Software: Opening Doors for the Disabled

Software and technology are opening many doors for individuals with physical or cognitive disabilities. Technology has made it possible for those without voices to obtain gainful employment. Software programs are also assisting others to communicate through artificial intelligence, text-to-speech devices or screen readers, and these advances in technology help to bridge the digital gap for… Read more »