5 Links for Developers and IT Pros 1-20-12
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It's Friday and that means it's time for our weekly feature where we search the Web looking for 5 interesting, funny and poignant links for developers and IT Pros.
If you missed our other post this week, Kindle Fire Could Pose New Challengers for Developers
, which looks at how Kindle's Android fork could effectively create a new operating system for developers where they create one app for Android and another for Kindle Fire, please check it out now.
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And here we go with this week's links:Big Business, Big Linux
Linux is making big gains in the enterprise Data Center as companies dealing with issues from cloud computing to Big Data look to Linux as the solution. Three Aspects of DevOps: What’s in a word
You want to learn about DevOps and the cloud? Well this post attempts to lay it out in three seemingly simple phases.Football and Weekend Data Warriors
- Input Output
Maybe your company is having a a hard time integrating analytics into the business. Have a look at Fantasy Football, the layman's data analysis and you'll find that there are plenty of people who get statistics-based analysis (or at least they think they do) working inside your company and perhaps you can put that to work for you.Making It in IT - Readers Buoy Ed's Outlook for 2012
One writer asked his IT readers about the prospects for 2012 and he was pleasantly surprised by what he found.The coding game: Microsoft’s Visual Studio gets badges, achievements and leaderboard
As the gamefication of just about everything marches on relentlessly, Microsoft Visual Studio turns programming into a game (and it just might work).Photo by Tomma Henckel Used under Creative Commons License.