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Google Cloud adds more infrastructure support for AI workloads

April 10, 2024

Via: Network World

Infrastructure enhancements targeting AI workloads include updates to compute hardware, new Nvidia GPU offerings, and storage optimization. Google has showcased a range of updates to its cloud infrastructure at its annual Cloud Next conference, the better to support AI workloads […]


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ESG tools for cloud computing can be a distraction

April 9, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors have gained significant traction recently. Giving yourself a ranking to prove your worth as a good citizen of the planet seems like a great idea. These tools are worth looking at, but the reality […]


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What is DNS and how does it work?

March 29, 2024

Via: Network World

The Domain Name System resolves the names of internet sites with their underlying IP addresses adding efficiency and even security in the process. What DNS is and how it works The Domain Name System (DNS) is one of the foundations […]


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Think you can ignore quantum computing? Think again.

March 27, 2024

Via: CIO

While gen AI has captured the attention of virtually every CIO, quantum computing is priming to take center stage. “It’s been known since the 1990s that a large-scale quantum computer will be able to break many of the crypto systems […]


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Four New Apache Cassandra 5.0 Features to Be Excited About

March 22, 2024

Via: DATAVERSITY

With the recent beta release of Apache Cassandra 5.0, now is a great time for teams to give it a spin and discover 5.0’s most interesting and anticipated new capabilities. As I’ve poked around with the new beta, here are […]


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Cautiously optimistic: Generative AI in the enterprise

March 11, 2024

Via: Computer Weekly

Businesses continue to invest in data analytics, despite a growing emphasis on artificial intelligence (AI). Business intelligence and data analytics projects continue to offer the prospect of more efficient and effective operations in both the commercial and public service sectors, […]


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Are the different public clouds really that different?

March 8, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

In the rapidly evolving landscape of IaaS cloud computing, public cloud providers are increasingly reaching feature and function parity. This means they are beginning to look alike. Before you keyboard warriors remind me that some obscure feature in the object […]


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How to manage generative AI

March 5, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Generative AI is estimated to add between $2.6 trillion to $4.4 trillion in economic benefits to the global economy annually, according to McKinsey. This forecast is based on 63 new use cases that could deliver improvements, efficiencies, and new products […]


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Generative AI copilots: What’s hype and where to drive results

March 5, 2024

Via: CIO

GitHub first launched its copilot in 2021, and Microsoft 365 Copilot became generally available a few months ago. These AI assistants often use the term copilot to indicate how generative AI capabilities embedded in workflow tools can augment and assist […]


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IT leaders focus on enterprise software to drive cost savings

March 1, 2024

Via: Computer Weekly

The 2024 Technology spending intentions study shows that over half (53%) of EMEA IT decision-makers say project management is their top business applications priority of 2024, followed by enterprise resource planning (ERP) at 50%. The survey suggests organisations are optimising […]


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The most popular neural network styles and how they work

February 28, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Neural networks are the foundation of modern machine learning and AI. They are the most essential component in understanding what AI is and how it works. In this article, you’ll learn the basics of neural networks, and then we’ll delve […]


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GitHub ships GitHub Copilot Enterprise

February 27, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

GitHub Copilot Enterprise, an edition of the AI-based pair programming assistant that can be customized to an organization’s codebase and processes, is now generally available, GitHub announced on February 27. GitHub Copilot Enterprise serves as a companion that lets developers […]


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Java virtual threads hit with pinning issue

February 23, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Java’s virtual threads, introduced in JDK 21 in September 2023 to make it easier to write and maintain concurrent applications, has suffered from a “pinning” issue that arises with synchronized methods or synchronized statements. Oracle detailed the virtual thread pinning […]


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How to use value objects in C#

February 22, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

In the C# programming language, an object can be either a value type or a reference type. While a variable of a value type contains its value, a variable of a reference type contains a reference to an object, or […]


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Making cloud infrastructure programmable for developers

February 20, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Most developers don’t use infrastructure as code (IaC), argues AWS tech lead Chris Munns. But to those top 10% to 15% of developers who do use modern development technologies such as IaC go the spoils. Even if the audience for […]


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How generative AI will benefit physical industries

February 19, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

In recent years, artificial intelligence has undeniably revolutionized various sectors in the digital economy such as retail, customer service, and even art. Large language models, like ChatGPT, are changing communication and have offered innovative solutions for businesses. However, there is […]


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Build trust to win out with genAI

February 19, 2024

Via: CIO

Over the past 12 months, generative AI has generated fervor and fear in almost equal measure. We’ve all marveled at the tech’s ability to pass bar exams or create award winning photography. But that level of ingenuity is deeply unsettling […]


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How AI Tools Like Conversational Intelligence Improve Healthcare Customer Journeys

February 15, 2024

Via: DATAVERSITY

According to a recent report, a continuous loop of disruptions impacts 20% of customer interactions in healthcare, with nearly half of these disruptions delaying or preventing patient care. However, organizations using conversational intelligence to listen to and analyze the voice […]


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5 things to consider before you deploy an LLM

February 14, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

If the screwdriver were invented by the tech industry today, then it would be widely deployed for a variety of tasks, including hammering nails. Since the debut of ChatGPT, there has been a growing fervor and backlash against large language […]


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How to get started with Python

February 14, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Python is often described as an easy language—both easy to learn and easy to use. Python makes it easy to develop powerful software for an enormous variety of applications. But it can be as difficult to get started with Python […]