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  • 11 predictions for enterprise software in 2013

    The end of each year sparks an occasion for rumination on the past, as well as a longing gaze into the future. We shined up our crystal ball, rubbed our chin for a while, and sought opinions from industry analysts on what the future holds for the enterprise software market.

  • Sirius CTO: UK businesses must start tapping SME talent

    The time has come for small and medium businesses to get the recognition they deserve, according to Andrew Savory, newly-appointed Chief Technology Officer at open source systems integrator Sirius

  • Open source code has fewer mistakes

    Free and open source software such as Firefox, LibreOffice, and Linux is enjoying increasingly widespread adoption on business and home computers alike, but every once in a while a naysayer will still pipe up with one vague concern or another about open source quality, in particular.

  • Five good reasons to download LibreOffice 3.5

    After many months of widespread anticipation, the Document Foundation on Tuesday announced the arrival of LibreOffice 3.5, the third major release of its free and open source office productivity suite.

  • Should your business adopt Hadoop?

    Hadoop is all the rage, it seems. With more than 150 enterprises of various sizes using it, including major companies such as JP Morgan Chase, Google and Yahoo, it may seem inevitable that the open source Big Data management system will land in your shop, too.

  • Learn the basics of PostgreSQL

    PostgreSQL is a first rate, enterprise-worthy open source RDBMS (relational database management system) that compares very favorably to high-priced closed-source commercial databases. Databases are complex, tricksy beasts full of pitfalls. In this two-part crash course, we'll get a new PostgreSQL database up and running with elegant ease, and learn important fundamentals.

  • Mac OS X Lion Server is a downgrade that could see corporate IT switching to Windows

    The new Profile Manager is a nice addition, but in almost every other respect, Lion Server is a downgrade that may prompt a move to Windows Server.

  • Top data visualisation and management tools

    You may not think you've got much in common with an investigative journalist or an academic medical researcher. But if you're trying to extract useful information from an ever increasing inflow of data, you'll likely find visualisation useful, whether it's to show patterns or trends with graphics instead of mountains of text or to try to explain complex issues to a non-technical audience.

  • Five reasons to try OpenSUSE 11.4

    With hundreds of Linux distributions to choose from, users of the open source operating system face what may almost be called an embarrassment of riches, so numerous are their options.

  • Most memorable tech quotes of 2010

    As 2010 draws to a close we flipped through our reporters' notebooks to find the more memorable quotes and "did he really say that?" moments. Here they are in no particular order:

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