• April 11, 2012 11 Apr'12

    High-performance data center goes green with new tech and ingenuity

    With little creativity, high performance data centers can rise to the challenge and attain a low carbon footprint while minimizing costs.

  • April 10, 2012 10 Apr'12

    Oracle releases new Intel x86 servers against market headwinds

    Oracle launches new x86 servers based on latest Intel Xeon chip a month after its release. Some analysts doubt Oracle can win HP and IBM customers.

  • April 05, 2012 05 Apr'12

    Futuristic data centers: Computing the origins of the universe

    Remember CERN's data conundrum? In a nutshell, they've got 15 petabytes to deal with and have run out of storage. As much of a problem as this is, apparently a new worldwide scientific enterprise ...

  • April 02, 2012 02 Apr'12

    Round 'em up and move 'em out

    The Uptime Institute has started a fun way to encourage companies to cut down on wasted server resources. Known as the Server Roundup, the contest features lots of cowboy imagery, a silly video and ...

  • March 28, 2012 28 Mar'12

    From DevOps to NoOps: IT operations pros dwindle, developers rise

    The NoOps term reflects a trend in contemporary DevOps shops: the diminishing number of operations people relative to developers.

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  • March 28, 2012 28 Mar'12

    Cloud computing? How about Earth computing?

    Whenever I look up a see a beautiful sky with puffy clouds I think, "That's where my iTunes are." I read this tweet from filmmaker Albert Brooks the other day, and it made me laugh, because, ...

  • March 28, 2012 28 Mar'12

    We're doing lots of science, but we can't store the results

    Last year's flooding in Thailand was a terrible reminder of what nature can do. Besides affecting millions of lives, it destroyed businesses and factories and left the rest of the world with an ...

  • March 26, 2012 26 Mar'12

    Google cools data center with waste water

    When you flush the toilet at your home, you expect a certain chain of events to occur. Your plumbing takes it to the sewer, the sewer takes it to a water treatment plant and finally a magical ...

  • March 21, 2012 21 Mar'12

    Hack the memeframe, er, mainframe

     The shrinking number of workers who can program and administer a mainframe, sometimes referred to as the “red-haired stepchild of IT,” are members of an exclusive club with a language and sense of ...

  • March 19, 2012 19 Mar'12

    AMD Opteron 3200 targets cost-conscious hosting providers

    AMD’s latest server processor line is aimed at dedicated hosting providers that value price over performance and power efficiency.

  • March 13, 2012 13 Mar'12

    Service providers trade Cisco UCS for commodity gear

    Cisco UCS is selling like hotcakes in enterprise data centers, but some cloud and hosting providers say it’s too inflexible – and expensive – for them.

  • March 06, 2012 06 Mar'12

    Intel Xeon E5-2600 delivers eight-core CPU, more memory

    Intel shops now have support for more cores, more memory, 10 Gigabit Ethernet and speedier solid-state storage with the new Intel Xeon E5-2600.

  • March 01, 2012 01 Mar'12

    AMD to bring SeaMicro server fabrics to the masses

    AMD’s SeaMicro buy could be the harbinger of a fundamental shift in how servers are designed, experts say.

  • February 27, 2012 27 Feb'12

    Dell packs more DIMMs, disk drives into new PowerEdge 12G

    New Dell PowerEdge 12G servers give customers more memory and disk capacity for virtualization along with management software updates.

  • February 24, 2012 24 Feb'12

    IT pros rethink data center infrastructure to support 'big data'

    "Big data" analytics isn’t just for Web 2.0 anymore. Here’s how IT pros at some well-known companies manage big data infrastructure.