Eric Knorr

Editor in Chief

Eric Knorr is the editor in chief of IDG Enterprise. A technology journalist since the start of the PC era, he has developed content to serve the needs of IT professionals for the past decade. He is the former editor of PC World magazine, the creator of the best-selling The PC Bible, a founding editor of CNET, and the author of hundreds of articles analyzing enterprise tech. Eric has received the Neal and Computer Press Awards for journalistic excellence.

What serverless computing really means

Why Jenkins is becoming the engine of devops

Why Jenkins is becoming the engine of devops

The CEO of CloudBees, which offers the open source Jenkins project as a cloud service, explains Jenkins's appeal and why it's central to devops

InfoWorld survey: The rise of the developer

InfoWorld survey: The rise of the developer

A new InfoWorld survey of software developers highlights their growing influence in business -- and their keen awareness of challenges going forward.

Get ready for the new stack

Get ready for the new stack

Almost overnight, a new constellation of container-based cloud technologies has landed, threatening to supplant the old VM-based model. Your developers are probably already giving it a spin.

Why 2015 will be the year of microservices

Why 2015 will be the year of microservices

Promising to accelerate Web and mobile app dev, microservices architecture is a developer-driven phenomenon that many enterprises will benefit from in 2015.

What microservices architecture really means

What microservices architecture really means

The emerging shared services architecture borrows from the lineage of SOA, but it's ultimately a different animal.

GitHub's new CEO: We're serious about the enterprise

GitHub's new CEO: We're serious about the enterprise

In a few short years, GitHub has become the world's largest code repository. CEO Chris Wanstrath explains how GitHub is also helping enterprises revitalize their app dev efforts.

You don't need to be in Silicon Valley

Think twice before you pay a king's ransom for a San Francisco apartment. You may be in a better position than you think to let the job come to you.

One enterprise tech trend to rule them all

One enterprise tech trend to rule them all

It's turning enterprise IT on its head. It promises vast cost savings, shorter time to market, and continuous technology improvement. And it can't be stopped -- at least not for long.

The open source way of being

Open source is more than a type of software license. If you believe GitHub, it's also a successful paradigm for collaborative software development. Will enterprise dev shops join the party?

How PaaS is changing enterprise app dev

How PaaS is changing enterprise app dev

'Platform as a service' may be the least understood cloud type, but enterprise dev shops are catching on big time, bringing cloud scalability and availability to their portfolio of applications.

Should everyone learn how to code?

Developers scoff at the idea for good reason. But as the gap grows between the number of programming jobs and qualified coders to fill them, we need to inspire those who have potential.

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