TechRepublic Member | December 20, 2012
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Email: Middle aged and still going strong
Email celebrated its 41st birthday recently, yet despite its age new research shows that its use is unlikely to significantly wane for at least the next decade. Read more
Resource of the day
Stretch The Limits of Your Infrastructure: How to Get The Most Out of Virtualization
In this white paper, learn how virtualization can enable organizations to create more agile IT services with greater resilience, availability and lower cost.
Additional TechRepublic resources
Survey: Cloud developers prefer Amazon EC2 platform
Nick Heath reports on the results of the recent Global Cloud Developer Online Survey. Read more
Cloud services: The threat of side channels
Cloud services offer convenience and potential cost savings, but a potential security issue may negate the benefits. Michael Kassner digs into some of the latest research. Read more
Why today's CIOs may no longer be up to the job
As CIOs are asked to take a more strategic role in businesses fresh talent may be needed to take over from IT leaders stuck in an "order taker" mentality. Read more
Get scripting help with PowerShell Plus
Derek Schauland finds a free tool to help shore up your PowerShell skills and share knowledge with a community of users. Read more
10 skills for developers to focus on in 2013
Development trends that began to emerge in 2012 are picking up steam. Here's a look at the must-know technologies for the year ahead. Read more
The role of the Data Scientist in Big Data
The role of the Data Scientist can be wide ranging while critical to large-scale Big Data efforts. Will Kelly peers into the role of the Data Scientist. Read more
Five questions every IT candidate needs to be prepared to answer
Interviewing isn't always easy, especially when it comes to technical positions. Interviewers want to know more about you beyond your technical abilities. Read more
Shut down Windows 8 right from the desktop
Greg Shultz has found a technique that will allow you to recreate a reasonable facsimile of the Shutdown pop-up menu on Windows 8's desktop. View on site
Today's recommended downloads
Guide to Improving First-Time IT Certification Pass Rates (SkillSoft)
Why Milliseconds Matter (Oracle)
HP Factory Express Customization, Integration, and Deployment Services (Hewlett-Packard (HP))
Oracle Complex Event Processing Exalogic Performance Study (Oracle)
With Enhanced POWER7 Systems, IBM Raises the Ceiling, Again Clipper Navigator (IBM)
The 12 networking truths applied to information security
Alfonso Barreiro relates the 12 networking truths to the information security field.
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