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Review: The best Linux distros for Docker and containers

Alpine Linux, CoreOS Container Linux, RancherOS, Red Hat Project Atomic, and VMware Photon OS compared

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NoSQL standouts: The best key-value databases compared

Aerospike, Hazelcast, Memcached, Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB, and Redis put different twists on fast and simple data storage

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CoreOS review: Linux for containers and Kubernetes

CoreOS Container Linux provides a safe, consistent, and reliable foundation for container clusters—but it’s not easy

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Bossie Awards 2017: The best machine learning tools

InfoWorld picks the best open source software for machine learning and deep learning

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Bossie Awards 2017: The best databases and analytics tools

InfoWorld picks the best open source software for large-scale search, SQL, NoSQL, and streaming analytics

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Bossie Awards 2017: The best software development tools

InfoWorld picks the top open source software for building systems and applications

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Bossie Awards 2017: The best cloud computing software

InfoWorld picks the best open source software for building and managing cloud infrastructure

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Bossies 2017: The Best of Open Source Software Awards

InfoWorld celebrates the leading open source projects for software development, cloud computing, machine learning, data storage and analytics, and security

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Bossie Awards 2017: The best networking and security software

InfoWorld picks the top open source software for protecting networks and their users

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Review: Domo is good BI, not great BI

Domo delivers on data sources and visualizations, but is harder to use and overpriced compared to Tableau, Qlik Sense, and Microsoft Power BI

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Review: Red Hat does Docker the hard way

Project Atomic pours Kubernetes and Red Hat engineering into a state-of-the-art container host, but be prepared to roll up your sleeves

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Users review the top cloud data integration tools

IT Central Station members weigh in on Informatica Cloud Data Integration, Dell Boomi AtomSphere, IBM App Connect, and SnapLogic

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Review: VMware’s Photon OS shines for Docker containers

Optimized for the VMware hypervisor, Photon OS is an easy-to-use container OS with all the advantages of virtual hardware

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FileMaker Pro: Simple app dev, easy cloud deployment

FileMaker Pro 16 makes it easy to build simple database-driven apps for desktop, web, and iOS, but scalability is limited

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RancherOS: A simpler Linux for Docker lovers

Rancher Labs takes the container paradigm to its final destination with a completely Dockerized operating system

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25 simple tools for building mobile apps fast

Low-code and no-code development tools give business users and developers a fast track to mobile app success

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The best JavaScript testing tools for React

How to choose the right test runner, test framework, assertion libraries, and add-on tools for your React project

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Review: Google Cloud Spanner takes SQL to NoSQL scale

Google Cloud Spanner achieves horizontal scalability, strong consistency, and five nines availability as a service, at a price

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