Virtualization

Why 5G is a major game changer for cloud computing

The data transmission rates that 5G proposes to bring – (upto 20 GBPS, that’s 20 times what 4G ever promised) – were unimaginable even a few years ago.

10 IT skills paying the highest premiums today

From ERP and compliance to data visualization, these 10 IT skills grew the most in market value over the past year, according to data from Foote Partners.

Sharding: What it is and why many blockchain protocols rely on it

Sharding could be the key to allowing blockchains to scale, while maintaining the privacy and security features that make the distributed ledger technology so hot. But there are hurdles that need to be addressed.

Linux Foundation backs a group to boost edge networking

A new group called LF Edge is pushing for an open unified framework that will promote plug-and-play interoperability, cloud provisioning, other streamlining to improve edge networks.

HR Voices: Hottest skills for the tech sector in 2019

UX designers, extreme programmers, big data engineers, AI and natural language processing experts and data scientists will be in-demand in 2019, reveal recruiters in India. 

VirtualBox 6.0 exports VMs to the cloud — but only Oracle Cloud

Update to Oracle’s open source virtualization platform also streamlines the UI and eases file management between hosts and guests

Microsoft announces Windows Sandbox, a virtualized safe space for testing untrusted apps

Is that executable file an app, or is it malware? With the upcoming Windows Sandbox feature within Windows 10, you can download and open it without risking your PC.

Microsoft puts desktop apps in containers with Windows Sandbox

A new feature for Windows 10 Pro and Enterprise lets you run untrusted desktop apps in isolated environments more flexible than VMs