- August 24, 2016
Flash storage has reached a crossroads, where lower prices and greater capacity have led a growing number of hyper-converged infrastructure products to include all-flash storage.
- August 18, 2016
OpenStack has turned to Docker containers to help simplify its lifecycle management, as it also works to find ways to run containers itself.
- August 12, 2016
Another outage at an airline data center offers yet another lesson about the need to fail over to a backup data center and bounce back quickly after a power problem.
- August 10, 2016
If the Open Compute Project is too big and scary for your enterprise, a new open standard for data center hardware has emerged to appeal to data centers big and small.
- July 27, 2016
The density and flexibility offered by blade servers make them increasingly popular for IT pros inside an enterprise data center.
Sponsored by Splunk - The use of containers is growing rapidly. In a June 2016 survey conducted by Cloud Foundry and ClearPath Strategies, 64% of respondents said they plan to mainstream the use of containers in the next year. As the use of containers proliferates, it is essential to address monitoring to improve the performance, usage and troubleshooting of containers. However, effective monitoring requires an analytics-driven approach that not only informs developers and operations of what’s happening, but also offers those teams the ability to dig into their container usage and performance data to gain actionable insight. See More
Sponsored by IBM - User demand of flash storage is growing fast, as design innovation, efficiency, low cost, and storage virtualization drive adoption. Learn why users are choosing flash storage. See More
Sponsored by Dell - In today’s business environment, software has become a critical differentiator in determining business success. A recent article in Harvard Business Review postulates that every business is a competitor on a software playing field, no matter what sector it is in. See More
Sponsored by SimpliVity - Databases like SQL Server and Oracle are very dependent on disk storage, and database performance is tightly coupled to storage performance. There is often blanket guidance about storage array features to enable or disable. For example, most database tuning guides recommend disabling deduplication on the database storage. See More
- July 22, 2016
For IT pros managing virtualized, bare-metal and containerized workloads in the data center, can hyper-converged infrastructure offer what's needed?
- July 19, 2016
Start-ups are breathing new life into the DBMS market, as organizations look to manage unstructured data from social media, big data and the internet of things.
- July 08, 2016
IT pros looking for on-premises hardware to help deliver DevOps may find it in composable infrastructure, which is starting to show up in enterprise data centers.
- July 08, 2016
A new server architecture based around memory is still a work in progress, but IT pros and leaders at HPE see its value today coming from incremental advancements.
- June 29, 2016
With RHEL hitting platform maturity, Red Hat's future includes Microsoft integration, expanded management and a smaller footprint.
- June 29, 2016
IT pros see potential for VMware's Project Photon and the Photon OS to tie together cloud-native applications and existing VMware environments.
- June 28, 2016
VMware made its name virtualizing servers and later with other proprietary technology, but it's reaching out to developers with its container-friendly, open source Project Photon.
- June 24, 2016
Handing off most of its software business to private equity firms is one more step toward Dell's mega-purchase of EMC, and it gives users both clarity and concerns.
- June 17, 2016
HPE has found a data center friend in Docker to ease container entry into the enterprise, but right now, it's a step too far for some IT shops.
- June 15, 2016
Seeing the physical and virtual layers across the data center has been a herculean task that one company has spent the last two years tackling -- and now, it will be part of VMware.