October 25, 2014, 11:00 am GMT  

Posts for October 25, 2014:

Interview: @Bitium Brings Unified Security to Cloud | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

— Bitium, based in Santa Monica, CA, works in the cloud to provide secure management of an enterprise's applications, users, and passwords in one place. We asked company Co-founder and CEO Scott Kriz a few questions about the company's vision and strategy. Cloud Computing Journal: What was the inspiration behind starti...
Oct 25 05:00:00 am GMT / Latest News from Cloud Computing Journal»

Sundar Pichai’s Ascension At Google Could Herald New Platform Unification

—  In a sweeping transfer of power, Google CEO Larry Page will bequeath operational leadership of a host of core products to his lieutenant Sundar Pichai. Pichai, a well-known Google executive, will add control of Google+, search, maps, infrastructure and ads to his portfolio, which already includes Chrome’s b...
Oct 24 11:58:08 pm GMT / TechCrunchIT»

Why Choose Server Technology for Your Data Center Power Needs?

— Choosing a data center power management solution for your business is a big decision. Since power is one of the most critical components of a data center, the solution you choose will have a direct impact on your business. In many ways, it could mean the difference between success and failure for your company.  H...
Oct 24 11:06:00 pm GMT / ServerTech Blog - Information for the Data Center Equipment Manager»

HP Looking to Sell H3C Networking Subsidiary: Reports

— The company, weeks after saying it was splitting in two, wants to sell at least 51 percent of its Chinese networking business, according to reports.
Oct 24 10:15:00 pm GMT / IT Infrastructure - RSS Feed»

Facebook’s new app harkens back to the AOL chatroom

— The company shifts away from real names; Rooms doesn't even use Facebook logins.
Oct 24 10:05:20 pm GMT / Uptime»
Oct 24 08:53:02 pm GMT / Data Center Knowledge»

Twitter open sources an anomaly-detection tool

— Twitter has open sourced a tool that it uses to detect spikes in time-series data, in order to make sure it's able to react to issues with its servers, applications or other systems…
Oct 24 08:32:34 pm GMT / Structure ? Cloud Computing News and Analysis»
Oct 24 08:00:36 pm GMT / Data Center Knowledge»

Friday Spotlight: New assets for Winning Combo: Virtual Compute Appliance and ZFS Storage Appliance

— Happy Friday. In today's splotlight, we want to share some great assets about Oracle’s Virtual Compute Appliance and Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance. Virtual Compute Appliance is a converged infrastructure solution that combines preconfigured networking, servers, and storage into a convenient package that system adm...
Oct 24 07:54:10 pm GMT / Oracle's Virtualization Blog»
Oct 24 07:00:37 pm GMT / Data Center Knowledge»

AT&T locks multi-carrier iPad SIM, T-Mobile and Sprint leave it open

— After buying AT&T data on Apple SIM, you need a new SIM card to switch carriers.
Oct 24 07:00:11 pm GMT / Uptime»

LG Develops ARM-Based SoC for Smartphones

— The device maker introduces the eight-core Nuclun processor in its new G3 Screen smartphone, which also supports LTE-A Cat 6 networking.
Oct 24 07:00:00 pm GMT / IT Infrastructure - RSS Feed»

Another Tor router crowdfunding project nixed by Kickstarter

— TorFi project, a hack of TP-Link routers, is suspended, developer’s account deleted.
Oct 24 06:45:03 pm GMT / Uptime»

2015 – A Cloud Odyssey

— This is the third in a series of cloud predictions for 2015, starting with When the Walls Come Down, which predicted that workload migration (into the cloud) costs would drop by more than 50% in 2015; then continuing with The Cloud Startup Ecosystem Explosion, which predicted the impact that cloud market share gains in...
Oct 24 06:31:20 pm GMT / ARCHIMEDIUS»
Oct 24 06:27:50 pm GMT / Data Center Knowledge»

Terminal’s Containers Pioneer A New Way Of Developing Apps From The Cloud

—  Terminal, a San Francisco-based startup founded by some ex-Facebook and Google technical talent, is trying to transform the way we do software development. They’ve built system supporting containers, or ultra-fast virtual machines that will let developers write, ship and collaborate on code directly from th...
Oct 24 06:02:50 pm GMT / TechCrunchIT»

After divesting server and chip fab units, is IBM still too big to succeed?

— HP is breaking itself up into PC-and-printer and enterprise units; eBay is splitting from PayPal. Should IBM follow suit? After divesting server and chip fab units, is IBM still too big to succeed? originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…
Oct 24 05:52:28 pm GMT / GigaOM Cisco»

The Green Data Center: Trying to Hit a Moving Target

— Strides can be made to improve the energy consumption-to-data productivity ratio, and that can support burgeoning demands for data and data services.
Oct 24 05:19:00 pm GMT / Arthur Cole»
Oct 24 05:16:20 pm GMT / Data Center Knowledge»

High Speed Backup and Restore for Databases

— Surveys show that backup and restore remain at the top of the list of concerns for data centers. Each year as volumes increase, the struggle to meet SLAs and manage backup windows increases. Many enterprises with very large databases have come to rely on techniques such as simultaneously backing up data through multipl...
Oct 24 04:29:36 pm GMT / Hu Yoshida»

My Favorite Demo at Microsoft TechEd Europe: Data Center Modernization

—   After the SQL Saturday event this week I will be staying in Barcelona for a few more days to [...]
Oct 24 04:00:18 pm GMT / Data Center Networks»

IBM Earnings Reflect Just How Difficult Transformation Really Is

—  The news came out this week that IBM had another bad quarterly report card. Unfortunately for IBM it marked the 10th straight quarter of falling revenue, indicating that maybe something’s not quite right at Big Blue. IBM’s earnings illustrate the challenge they face as they transform themselves int...
Oct 24 03:58:01 pm GMT / TechCrunchIT»

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For October 24th, 2014

— Hey, it's HighScalability time: This is an ultrasound powered brain implant! (65nm GP CMOS technology, high speed, low power (100 µW)) 70: percentage of the worlds transactions processed using COBOL.   Quotable Quotes: ...
Oct 24 03:56:57 pm GMT / High Scalability - Building bigger, faster, more reliable websites.»

ScaleIO 1.30 – VMware vSphere Installation – Part II – SVM Setup

— Keep in mind that, other than the new features added in ScaleIO 1.30, it still operates in the same fashion on vSphere.  Each host still has a ScaleIO VM (SVM) that leverages vmdks, residing on local datastores, as well as can run one or more services including the Metadata Manager (MDM), Sca...
Oct 24 03:29:48 pm GMT / EMC Feeds »

With Amazon, Google and Microsoft in the mix, can anyone else contend in public cloud?

— Given their huge resources, it's obvious who the Big Three companies are in public cloud. The question is, after them, who else can compete. With Amazon, Google and Microsoft in the mix, can anyone else contend in public cloud? originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…
Oct 24 02:43:32 pm GMT / GigaOM Cloud Computing»

dinCloud DaaS: Domain Expertise Builds Better Desktops

— As I explored last week, Amazon’s first foray into DaaS leaves a lot to be desired. Fortunately, you don’t have to look too far to find a service provider who knows how to get it right. This week, I’m looking at one of the first successful cloud desktop providers: dinCloud. dinCloud started offering cloud desktop...
Oct 24 01:02:01 pm GMT / The Virtualization Practice»
Oct 24 12:43:41 pm GMT / Data Center Knowledge»
Oct 24 12:42:25 pm GMT / Data Center Knowledge»

IBM Unveils New Security Offering for Travel & Transportation Industry

— IBM today introduced a new Analytics software and services offering aimed to help companies in the Travel & Transportation industry mitigate IT security risks and address a growing volume of advanced threats and data compromising incidents faced by the industry. Utilizing counter fraud and security technologi...
Oct 24 12:03:45 pm GMT / IBM Press Releases - Services and solutions - United States»

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