Critical.
Authoritative.
Strategic.
Subscribe to CIO Magazine »
software

software - News, Features, and Slideshows

Most popular

software in pictures

News about software
Tutorials about software
  • 10 more do's and don'ts for faster SQL queries

    By Sean McCown | 17 September, 2014 23:31

    Everyone wants faster database queries, and both SQL developers and DBAs can turn to many time-tested methods to achieve that goal. Unfortunately, no single method is foolproof or ironclad. But even if there is no right answer to tuning every query, there are plenty of proven do's and don'ts to help light the way. While some are RDBMS-specific, most of these tips apply to any relational database.

  • How to Expedite Continuous Testing

    By Matthew Heusser, Jared Short | 14 August, 2014 23:59

    The prescription for continuous testing is deceptively simple: Automated unit tests, version control and a continuous integration server. We wanted to first get past the buzzwords and talk about how to actually do it, by getting started with Ruby and GitHub.

  • How to Install Git, Ruby and Jenkins on Windows

    By Matthew Heusser, Jared Short | 14 August, 2014 23:59

    This article provides supplemental instructions to the piece How to Expedite Continuous Testing. Specifically, it explains how to install Git, Ruby and Jenkins on Windows (as opposed to a Mac or Linux environment).

  • How to Protect Personal, Corporate Information When You Travel

    By Jen A. Miller | 29 July, 2014 22:58

    Before flying from Rome to Philadelphia earlier this summer, I stopped in the hotel lobby to print my boarding pass. The hotel had one computer dedicated solely to this task. It was the only public computer available to guests. I could access only airline websites and input my name and confirmation number for the ticket. That was it.

  • To get the most out of WebRTC, integrate it into existing collaboration tools

    By Ashan Willy | 24 June, 2014 04:22

    This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter's approach.

Features about software
  • 7 reasons Apple should open-source Swift -- and 7 reasons it won't

    By Peter Wayner | 15 September, 2014 20:09

    Faster innovation, better security, new markets -- the case for opening Swift might be more compelling than Apple will admit

  • Debunking the top open source myths

    By Rob Howard | 06 September, 2014 06:44

    Today many IT executives choose open source over proprietary software for everything from cloud computing to facilitating teamwork among remote workers. Open source increases security and privacy, encourages an engaged community and offers the ability to "look under the hood" to diagnose and resolve issues quickly.

  • Windows 8's uptake climbs but still trails Vista's

    By Gregg Keizer | 02 September, 2014 22:05

    Windows 8's uptake came unstuck last month and shoved into a forward gear for the first time since May, but the OS trailed Windows Vista's tempo of six years ago, according to data published Monday.

  • How IBM Serves Up Data to Tennis Fans at U.S. Open

    By Thor Olavsrud | 29 August, 2014 06:39

    There is a festival atmosphere here at the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament as hundreds of thousands of fans gather to see tennis stars and up-and-comers alike vie for prize at the last Grand Slam competition of the tennis year.

  • Does Microsoft Really Love Open Source?

    By Paul Rubens | 21 August, 2014 23:17

    Microsoft's relationship with the open source movement has undergone an extraordinary transformation over the last few years, from a deep hostility to what can only be described as an embrace.

Whitepapers about software

Computerworld
ARN
Techworld
CMO