• April 11, 2007 11 Apr'07

    ACID-compliant MySQL

    A MySQL expert talks about the significance of ACID-compliant transactions and names two MySQL databases that use them.  Continue Reading

  • April 11, 2007 11 Apr'07

    Ubuntu Linux: To the server side and beyond?

    Is a perfect storm brewing for Ubuntu? The combo of a renewed push for Ubuntu on the server and new thin client support could spark interest in IT managers looking for less expensive alternatives to Red Hat and Windows.  Continue Reading

  • April 10, 2007 10 Apr'07


    In a data center, compaction is the reduction or consolidation of hardware to make better use of physical floor space.  Continue Reading

  • April 10, 2007 10 Apr'07

    server consolidation

    Server consolidation is an approach to the efficient usage of computer server resources in order to reduce the total number of servers or server locations that an organization requires.  Continue Reading

  • April 10, 2007 10 Apr'07

    screen scraping

    Screen scraping is programming that translates between legacy application programs (written to communicate with now generally obsolete input/output devices and user interfaces) and new user interfaces so that the logic and data associated with the ...  Continue Reading

  • April 10, 2007 10 Apr'07

    Open source file distribution

    An open source issues and strategies expert names several open source file sharing methods.  Continue Reading

  • April 10, 2007 10 Apr'07

    Mainframe capacity planning: More than MIPS

    Capacity planning is a well understood, strategic exercise. But data center managers need to consider strategic versus tactical performance planning to keep high-priority workloads running without problems.  Continue Reading