Wed 2 January, 2019

IDG Contributor Network: Did IoT cyberattacks cause NY power transformers to explode?

2019-01-02T21:55:05+00:00Wed 2 January, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Officials blamed a power surge for the blackout on Dec 28th, 2018 that left LaGuardia airport in the dark for about 45 minutes and grounding flights. A look at the trend of power outages at American airports shows a disturbing pattern and possibly sinister cause. BackgroundAttacking an adversary’s i..

Wed 2 January, 2019

How blockchain will transform the IoT

2019-01-02T21:55:05+00:00Wed 2 January, 2019|Tags: |

Two giant industrials, Bosch and Volkswagen, are among companies that are taking seriously the idea that the Internet of Things (IoT) and decentralized data marketplaces should co-exist. That means a type of "blockchain meets IoT" is likely in our future. Both German organizations have recently team..

Wed 2 January, 2019

Six IoT predictions for 2019

2019-01-02T21:55:06+00:00Wed 2 January, 2019|Tags: , , |

This time of year, it can seem like the world is swimming in predictions for the new year, and the Internet of Things (IoT) is no exception. In fact, in fast-evolving areas like IoT, multitudes of trends and opportunities and challenges are in play, making predictions ridiculously easy — just about ..

Thu 27 December, 2018

Linux commands for measuring disk activity

2018-12-27T18:48:34+00:00Thu 27 December, 2018|Tags: |

Linux systems provide a handy suite of commands for helping you see how busy your disks are, not just how full. In this post, we're going to examine five very useful commands for looking into disk activity. Two of the commands (iostat and ioping) may have to be added to your system and these sa..

Fri 21 December, 2018

Network management must evolve in order to scale container deployments

2018-12-21T23:05:40+00:00Fri 21 December, 2018|Tags: , , |

Applications used to be vertically integrated, monolithic software. Today, that’s changed, as modern applications are composed of separate micro-services that can be quickly brought together and delivered as a single experience. Containers allow for these app components to be spun up significantly f..