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October 08, 2014
Careful measurement and user focus are the best approaches to tomorrow's IT infrastructure and operations management.
March 19, 2014
Data center modernization projects can take many forms, like data migration, which helped one enterprise streamline its consolidation.
August 20, 2013
More data centers rely on cloud and colocation providers, and many now use DCIM software, an Uptime Institute survey found. Here's why.
April 26, 2013
DevOps requires a hefty toolbox for managing code builds; IT pros identified 10 DevOps tools -- beyond Chef and Puppet -- that are hot right now.
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In an open-source world, it's hard for one Linux feature to make a difference in the distribution. So, why is YaST so important? Continue Reading
Zenoss Service Dynamics is a commercial, open source IT monitoring, analytics and management software for physical, virtual and cloud-based IT infrastructures. Continue Reading
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Workload automation and streamlined management are essential to support fast-changing business applications and a hybrid or private cloud computing environment. Choosing appropriate DevOps tools is as important to application performance as the ... Continue Reading
Workflow automation tools speed routine tasks and ensure that these tasks execute in a standardized, error-free way. But adopting an automation tool can add complexity and learning curves to the existing environment. Continue Reading
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A data center should be prepared for the worst, but try to avoid that at all costs. Appropriate system documentation helps avoid critical errors. Continue Reading
Remote KVMs represent both convenience and potential for disaster. A few simple security steps can prevent downed servers, whether from an intentional attack or a simple miscommunicated update. Continue Reading
Forget about /etc/fstab and autofs. There's a new Linux system around. Systemd manages mounting and automounting of file systems differently. Continue Reading
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How do you swap a jumble of different IT methods for a centralized computing approach? IT management best practices move you to consolidate. Continue Reading
Application performance management tools focus on the end-user experience and use readily available data and autodiscovery to fulfill those goals. Continue Reading
Choosing a data center asset management tool depends on how the infrastructure functions, the mix of hardware and software in action and more factors. Continue Reading