- September 02, 2015
Some colocation providers say the best way to prevent data center downtime is to regularly pull the plug and see what happens. (Hopefully, nothing.)
- August 24, 2015
The light may be at the end of the tunnel in the quest to combine IT ops monitoring onto a single pane of glass.
- August 21, 2015
IT pros at TurboTax spotted trouble with big data search times on Vertica after standing up 40 new servers and the tax deadline just weeks away.
- August 18, 2015
IBM opens the doors of its proprietary mainframes, delivering two Linux-only boxes and significant code contributions to the open source world.
- August 13, 2015
Big data marketing hype has included a constantly evolving message, and IT pros keep falling for it, said 2014 Turing Award-winner Michael Stonebraker.
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- August 05, 2015
Data center operators can use tools already in place to create IT asset management strategies that yield millions in savings.
- July 30, 2015
New security features and predictive analysis of performance issues are two of the new features users will find in RHEL 6.7.
- July 28, 2015
Learn how organizations make big data decisions, and if their loyalty lies with the same vendor.
- July 28, 2015
There are ways to combine DCIM and ITSM systems in the data center that give even better visibility.
- July 23, 2015
The Uptime Institute's tier-level certification will now only be handed out to constructed projects that meet the standards, not for designs.
- July 21, 2015
A software developer with a proven track record at HP and Macys.com offers tips to make DevOps principles work for enterprise.
- July 17, 2015
Big data creates a big test for enterprises: finding the right employees who can meld the technology and business needs in a way to make the data useful.
- July 16, 2015
When evaluating a new technology, some people like to go all in, with gusto, and adopt it hook line and sinker. Then there are folks whose MO is to take baby steps: Dip a toe in the water and do a lengthy proof of concept. What's right for any given...
- July 15, 2015
It's too soon to tell how the WAN virtualization market will shake out, but that's not stopping enterprises from embracing vWAN for remote offices.
- July 14, 2015
Good vendor support must be predictive, agile, interactive and dynamic. Red Hat claims its support is all of that, but not everyone agrees.