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( Aug 14, 2014 )
Containers and virtual machines both allow you to abstract the workload from the underlying hardware, but there are important differences in the two approaches that need to be taken into account.
There is no one-size-fits-all approach to designing a virtual server farm, but there are some simple formulas to help you build a scalable and reliable infrastructure.
Users had high hopes when VMware announced their new hyper-converged infrastructure offering, EVO:RAIL. But questions still linger about its hardware partners.
Picking a design is one of the first decisions you have to make when deploying VMware vSphere. It might seem like an easy task, but overcomplicating your design could lead to difficulties.
VMware took the wraps off its hardware offering at VMworld 2014, but how does EVO:RAIL stack up against the top players, such as Nutanix and Simplivity?
Attempting to compare costs of similar services from different cloud computing providers can be frustrating, but there are ways to determine which works best for your needs.
Horizon DaaS customers will soon be able to deliver apps as a service. But IT still must ensure users can be productive on those apps no matter where they try to access them.
Light speed dictates how fast data in the cloud can reach a desktop -- aka latency -- and as more data is stored in the cloud, it only makes sense that desktops get pulled loft ward, too. DaaS is really data gravity pulling desktops to the cloud.
All-flash storage arrays are probably a little more expensive than what you have in place now, but they can work wonders to reduce boot storms and improve I/O.
Dave Linthicum discusses data security in AWS including encryption and database services, permissions, identity-based security and how users can create a strategy that works for them.
If you switch cell phone providers, a company called Comlinkdata is behind the scenes, using the Amazon cloud to crunch the numbers for some 50,000 such switches per day for wireless carriers.
Want to learn how to monitor a Windows application in Amazon Web Services? Dan Sullivan reviews the two ways to do this whether users are running a single app or using multiple AWS resources.
The MGHPCC is the high-tech jewel of a western Massachusetts mill town. It stands out for its green facility and innovative cooling techniques. Take a tour of the facility and see just how advanced their design is.
IT professionals are looking to transition to the new style of IT computing. Are the latest servers from HP, Dell and Cisco the answer?
No one clings to hierarchy like the data center team, but with DevOps and cloud architectures, SDWTs are finding their way into the racks.
While an Internet Explorer patch is the only critical one to fix a zero-day bug, server admins should focus on an ASP.NET fix.
Hyper-V underwent a number of changes in the latest iteration of Windows Server to make it a worthy hypervisor contender; take a closer look here.
If your organization is looking to have a private cloud with some of the benefits of a public cloud, Windows Azure Pack is an option that can give you the best of both worlds.
This is the first installation of a four-part series intended to be an API design decision-making toolkit for enterprise architects.
In this podcast, Amy Reichert discusses the effects of API technology on software development.
Marketo's VP of operations and privacy discusses how he his team selected an email management tool to meet the company's desire to serve a larger client base.
Marketing and sales departments need a consistent way to share knowledge, so marketing automation and CRM systems need to enable knowledge exchange.
Companies need to stop viewing CRM systems as just a place to house transactions.
New lead generation tools use gamification and analytics to create competition and boost revenue among sales teams.