Worth Reading: Flat, steerable antennas

14 February 2019

OneWeb founder Greg Wyler announced that his self-funded side project, Wafer LLC, has developed a flat, low-power phased-array antenna that could be mass produced for $15. Wyler said tests of prototypes showed 50 Mbps capacity per antenna “tile” and said multiple tiles could be combined. —Larry Press

Worth Reading: How persistent memory will change programming

14 February 2019

With persistent memory technology becoming a reality today, applications are being freed from the constraints applied from physical media. —Kyle Davis

Worth Reading: More meaningful RTT

13 February 2019

Statistical characterization of a Round Trip Time (RTT) series is useful for network management. —Maxime Mouchet

Worth Reading: The DNS privacy debate

13 February 2019

In the following post, I will attempt to give a neutral description of what I think we learned, and where we now are on DNS over HTTPs (DoH), with a focus on the European perspective. —Bert Hubert

Worth Reading: Open source monitoring tools

12 February 2019

Maintaining a live network is one of a system administrator’s most essential tasks, and keeping a watchful eye over connected systems is essential to keeping a network functioning at its best. —Paul Bischoff

Worth Reading: SDN ate my hamster

12 February 2019

As SDN gains more traction, people start fearing for their jobs. Some jobs will decrease in demand and some will disappear entirely. —Daniel Dibb

Worth Reading: Staking a claim at the edge

11 February 2019

The center of gravity for data is continuing to shift from core datacenters to other parts well beyond the walls of those facilities. —Jeffrey Burt

Worth Reading: A liquid cooling moment

11 February 2019

Liquid cooling continues to be primarily used in areas of supercomputing, high performance computing (HPC), or other situations involving massive amounts of compute power where CPUs run at almost 100 percent utilization, but such a use case is becoming mainstream. —Andy Patrizio

Worth Reading: AI and the further automation of the enterprise

7 February 2019

Enterprises that are betting the massive amounts of data that they are collecting will deliver the insights they need to make better and faster businesses are finding that they could just as easily be overwhelmed by them. —Jeffrey Burt

Worth Reading: The history of databases

7 February 2019

We spoke with Stonebraker about what factors drove the evolution of database management systems in the past decades and where he sees data management technology developing in the years to come… —Joab Jackson