- April 02, 2012
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
The NoOps term reflects a trend in contemporary DevOps shops: the diminishing number of operations people relative to developers.
- March 28, 2012
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
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
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 ...
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- March 21, 2012
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
AMD’s latest server processor line is aimed at dedicated hosting providers that value price over performance and power efficiency.
- March 13, 2012
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
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
AMD’s SeaMicro buy could be the harbinger of a fundamental shift in how servers are designed, experts say.
- February 28, 2012
SUSE shops are cautious after a long silence from the Novell post-Attachmate deal; experts say Linux has eclipsed Unix generally, but SUSE needs work.
- February 27, 2012
New Dell PowerEdge 12G servers give customers more memory and disk capacity for virtualization along with management software updates.
- February 24, 2012
"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.
- February 23, 2012
HP reported its fiscal first quarter 2012 earnings last night, and the results weren't pretty. Overall revenue of $30 billion was down 7% from the previous year and overall profit declined 44% ...
- February 13, 2012
HP touts new management capabilities for the forthcoming Generation 8 of its ProLiant servers, but some users say they are already looking elsewhere.