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By Michael Krigsman on September 10, 2012
New research demonstrates the changing role of IT. Here is advice to ensure your IT organization is not marginalized as a consequence of these changes.
By Martijn Linssen on September 10, 2012
Today the Godaddy servers have been hit by a simple DDOS – a distributed denial of service involving a few dozen clients or servers that fire off hundreds or even thousands of requests a second at their servers. It’s a simple attack, and very effective. It’s like Arnold Schwarzenegger in Kindergarten Cop, standing in the [...]
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By Mark Suster on September 10, 2012
You know the old saying about trust … “It takes years to build and seconds to destroy.” And once destroyed it is very difficult if not impossible to repair. You need to be the guardian of your own reputation. You need to constantly ask yourself whether your actions in rapidly scaling an online community are [...]
By Dan Morrill on September 10, 2012
About seven years ago, a friend of mine who was helping me get into photography recommended that I check out Smugmug, and a wonderful relationship was born. I love, have loved, and will appreciate Smugmug even as I am walking away from the web site. Over the last three years I have shoved some 853,000 [...]
By Ben Kepes on September 10, 2012
One thing that few people argue about in the move to the cloud is the accepted view that the best way to achieve scale is by throwing together lots of lightweight commodity machines with relatively low specifications, and stringing them together to achieve scale. It’s a compelling story and one