29th October 2006 Archive
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SOA standards one step nearer?
The Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) has been a great success – in that it's a new buying signal for lots of customers who were seemingly getting a bit fed up with paying money to IT vendors for more of the same. So there are now 43 million different interpretations of what `SOA’ means, ranging from “radically new, loosely …
Developer 29 Oct 2006, 22:34
Acopia adds a storage tier above the usual three
Just when the rest of us were finally getting our heads around the notion of three-tiered storage - fast disk, fat disk and tape - along comes a fourth one. Acopia Networks this week said it's the first to deliver Tier 0 - superfast storage used as application working space. Acopia said that while anyone could implement a Tier …
Storage 29 Oct 2006, 22:36
But we've seen it on film!
Albert Einstein's theory of relativity is wrong, according to a French scientist who claims to have discovered a new magnetic force that appears to support flying carpets and perpetual motion. But Professor Yuly Zagyansky has been refused a patent. Professor Zagyansky first applied for a patent more than five years ago. The …
Music and Media 29 Oct 2006, 22:52
Analysis Not a thing of beauty
It's Autumn in St. Louis, my favorite time of year in Missouri. Coats are getting progressively thicker as the temperature drops, trees are changing their leaves in a final show of brilliant color before their skeletons show, and darkness is starting to scare away the sun a bit earlier every day. Every Thursday night this …
IT Director 29 Oct 2006, 23:32