Category Archives: Software

Cassandra: The Database To Watch

Workers in the tech world know it better than anyone else: industry competitiveness is fierce, and it keeps companies lean. No one can afford to lag behind, or to not take opportunities when they appear. Some of the biggest stumbling blocks for tech companies – whether they’re looking to expand, or just sustain themselves – are their own systems and infrastructure. You may come up with great ideas and bold new directions in which to go. But if your infrastructure isn’t scalable, flexible and reliable, you’re fundamentally restricted in how fast you can grow and how well you can operate. read more

How to Improve Your MMORPG Experience on a Smartphone

Dedication to an MMORPG can keep you glued to your desktop computer for hours. Eventually, though, you have to rejoin the real world. Luckily, you can take some games with you. Learn how to improve your MMORPG experience, so you can have just as much fun on your smartphone as you do on your desktop.

Enhance the Sound with Headphones

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A handful of smartphones come with decent speakers. Realistically, though, it will take developers years before they make built-in speakers that can compete with headphones. By putting on a good pair of headphones or earbuds, you get better sound quality that keeps you immersed in your game. read more

The Important Role of PC Diagnostic Tools

Computers are complex devices that includes a multitude of components, hardware and software. Usually, all of them work in harmony, providing a great device that gives you the ability to do so many different things. But, like any complex device, a PC can also malfunction or experience some other difficulties. When this happens, the owners are often completely bewildered and uncertain what to do. On one hand, they don’t want to bring their PC to a service technician thinking that the issue might be minuscule. On the other hand, being knowledgeable and skillful with PC maintenance and repair does not come easily and usually demands years of experience. read more

Overview of Different Cloud-Based Business Management Software

Larger businesses seem to have been quite swift to move their IT into the cloud, whereas small businesses appear to be lagging behind. Many of the smaller businesses have found themselves discouraged due to high service costs as well as a shortage of cloud suppliers of appropriate offerings. For this very reason, companies are now offering cloud tools and resources for small businesses that are consistently free.

Cloud Software for Medium to Large Companies

If you do happen to work for a large or even medium-sized companies, you will likely want a more robust cloud solution. A big company might be able to get away with free tools. However, it is likely going to be more cost efficient to use an enterprise software that is more all inclusive. One such solution is netsuite by ERP Guru. Here is a netsuite demo if interested. read more

Funny Networking and Virtualization Video

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Recently, I stumbled upon a video that may ring true to many network administrators, cloud developers, and other tech professionals in the industry. For those in one of these positions, this video takes a funny look at some serious issues you may be currently facing in your job.

This video was put together by VMWare, one of the industry leaders in virtualization software. Without further ado, here is the video:

After watching the video, I could definitely relate to a few of the issues these professionals had. I know that the issues in the video can be pretty serious issues and can be tough to keep up with. In particular, the network guy talking about all the different apps and platforms really hit home with me. It can be really tough for one person or even a small team to keep up with the ever-changing market. read more