Architecture


Microsoft Reveals Plans for Windows 8 on ARM

Microsoft on Thursday revealed more details about Windows 8 on ARM, the upcoming operating system that will be built into tablets and other mobile devices in the next generation Windows lineup.

Developing Microsoft's New SkyDrive Architecture

Microsoft has redesigned the file browsing features in SkyDrive using "intelligent AJAX" technology.

Survey: Agile Not Catching Waterfall Just Yet

While Agile methodology is growing in importance, a recent survey of European companies indicates that the traditional "waterfall" method will retain its position as the dominant development strategy.

Microsoft's Ray Ozzie To Retire

Microsoft's chief software architect Ray Ozzie is stepping down from his role and will retire, the company announced late Monday.

Microsoft Releases BizTalk Server 2010 to Manufacturers

Microsoft today released BizTalk Server 2010 to its hardware manufacturing partners, which means that products will ship to customers soon.

Microsoft Releases Windows Azure Security Resources

Microsoft provided more information about security for Windows Azure, publishing a talk and white paper.

UPDATE: Microsoft Unveils 'Premier Mission Critical' Support Service

Microsoft today announced a new mission-critical support option for organizations as part of its Microsoft Services consulting business.

Microsoft Charts Long-Term Mobile Strategy With ARM Deal

Licensing deal lets Microsoft customize ARM's architecture.

New IBM Mainframe a 'Data Center In-a-Box'; Can Manage 100K Virtual Machines Simultaneously

Big Blue's zEnterprise pools RISC and x86-based blades.

Visual Studio ALM Q&A: Microsoft's Sean McBreen

We speak with Microsoft's Senior Director for Visual Studio and MSDN product management about application lifecycle management with Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate and Team Foundation Server 2010.

VMware's SpringSource Acquires GemStone for Java Cloud Infrastructure

SpringSource is acquiring data management vendor GemStone to use that company's GemFire enterprise data fabric to give developers the infrastructure necessary for emerging cloud-centric applications.

5 Cloud Platforms You Don't Know About (But Should)

Don't just consider the "big boys" when determining your cloud computing partner -- many vendors have a lot to offer. Here's five up-and-coming platforms to add to your consideration list.

Red Hat Updates JBoss Dev Tools, SOA Platform

Red Hat showed off the latest incarnation of its JBoss Developer Studio IDE at the annual EclipseCon developer conference, underway this week in Santa Clara.

Report: IT Systems Engineer Named Best U.S. Job

San Francisco-based research and analysis group Focus has named systems engineer as the "best job in America."

Study: Security Lags in Datacenter Virtualization Projects

Datacenter virtualization projects can open up security issues, according to research from Gartner.