- May 27, 2016
SAP cloud certification for HANA on Azure and AWS extends the software giant's reach, but also provides another means for enterprises to port massive amounts of data to the two cloud platforms.
- May 16, 2016
Serverless computing is all the rage with cloud providers, and tools such as AWS Lambda may change the way resources are utilized -- though it's still early days.
- May 06, 2016
Azure storage options now include Cool Blob Storage. The service answers demand for cheap data repositories with the closest answer yet to cold storage from Google and Amazon.
- May 02, 2016
New Google security certifications are welcome, if belated, additions to the cloud platform, providing assurances to enterprise customers about protecting their data.
- April 22, 2016
VMware's public cloud strategy strays greatly from what most of the market is offering, with a heavy reliance on helping large enterprises through its vCloud Air partners.
Sponsored by SimpliVity - Databases like SQL Server and Oracle are very dependent on disk storage, and database performance is tightly coupled to storage performance. There is often blanket guidance about storage array features to enable or disable. For example, most database tuning guides recommend disabling deduplication on the database storage. See More
Sponsored by SolidFire - “Never run out of disk space” became the storage administrator’s prime directive because of the big difference between storage and the rest of an organization’s IT infrastructure. When the network guys slightly underestimate the bandwidth they’ll need to provide, the network gets congested and applications slow down. Similarly, if the server crew ends up running a few too many VMs on too few hosts, the VMs run slower. See More
Sponsored by SolidFire - When a host server fails to deliver a sufficient level of IOPS, the solution is often to invest in solid-state storage. As many organizations have discovered, however, solid-state storage is a costly solution that may only temporarily correct the problem. Like any other storage technology, there is a limit to the number of IOPS that solid-state storage can deliver, and it is often only a matter of time before this limit is reached and the performance problems return. See More
Sponsored by Dell - Bimodal IT is a new paradigm in development. Find out how it improves outcomes, and learn the first steps to making your organization a bimodal operation. See More
- April 15, 2016
A massive Google cloud outage this week went largely unnoticed compared to the type of outcry that accompanies downtime for its competitors -- and that's not a good thing.
- April 05, 2016
Veeam Software is advancing the notion of hybrid deployments by providing customers an appliance for direct restores of VMware or Hyper-V workloads in Microsoft Azure.
- April 01, 2016
New Microsoft Azure cloud services rolled out this week tackle the latest trends for developers around serverless, event-driven computing and microservices.
- March 31, 2016
Oracle Cloud brings a public cloud feel inside private data centers for customers unwilling to have data beyond their firewall, matching new offerings from IBM and Microsoft.
- March 28, 2016
To help stay on top of the cloud market and emerging IT models, SearchCloudComputing has formed an Advisory Board that consists of both cloud computing experts and users.
- March 25, 2016
IT pros are concerned Docker's meteoric rise will lead to a fall from grace, as it stretches beyond its core competencies to pursue enterprise business.
- March 24, 2016
AWS remains king, but Google Cloud Platform has made strides to offer enterprise IT some enticing features to give it a second look.
- March 23, 2016
Hoping to commercialize their own IP and industry expertise, organizations in healthcare, financial services and other vertical markets are creating a new breed of cloud service.
- March 22, 2016
DevOps shops are progressive, but some still prefer to deploy continuous delivery tools behind their own firewalls for added security and performance.
- March 11, 2016
As enterprises look to maintain consistency across multiple platforms, legacy vendors see cloud management as a way to remain relevant.