April 19, 2014, 4:01 am GMT  

Posts for April 19, 2014:

Dropbox Adds Loom, Hackpad to Its Growing 'Family of Apps'

— Dropbox recently announced a new chapter for the company that includes nurturing a family of apps. Loom and Hackpad are its newest members.
Apr 18 11:00:00 pm GMT / Data Storage - RSS Feed»

How to avoid big mistakes with Oracle's Exadata

— Although Exadata is Oracle's most popular and mature "engineered system," some customers implementing the database machine are making mistakes that prevent them from getting the most performance out of the expensive product, according to a veteran of many Exadata projects.
Apr 18 08:14:00 pm GMT / Computerworld Cloud Computing News»
Apr 18 07:17:59 pm GMT / Data Center Knowledge»

Stop Blaming Storage For Busting you VDI Budget

—     Guess what….you can now officially stop blaming storage as the most expensive part of a VDI deployment. Gunnar Berger (@gunnarwb) with Gartner sent out a provocative tweet that grabbed my attention: He followed that tweet up with a blog post that gave some detail: The Real Co...
Apr 18 06:45:21 pm GMT / EMC Feeds »

FCC chairman regrets that AT&T and Verizon control the best spectrum

— Incentive auction will help smaller carriers, free up unlicensed airwaves.
Apr 18 06:36:37 pm GMT / Uptime»

How Cloudera plans to stand out from the Hadoop herd

— Amid all the recent noise about Hortonworks and Pivotal, it's been easy to overlook another major Hadoop player, Cloudera, and the milestone release earlier this month of its own product, Cloudera Enterprise 5.
Apr 18 06:30:50 pm GMT / Cloud Computing - Infoworld»

McAfee Evolving Beyond Antivirus at Intel Security

— VIDEO: Mike Fey, CTO of Intel Security, discusses how McAfee is now stronger, thanks to Intel.
Apr 18 06:20:00 pm GMT / IT Infrastructure - RSS Feed»

Friday Spotlight: Creating an Oracle VM Template for BeyondTrust’s PowerBroker

— BeyondTrust is a long time partner of Oracle and we serve many joint customers. To make our customers’ lives easier BeyondTrust decided to create an Oracle VM template which will allow customers to deploy BeyondTrust’s PowerBroker in matter of minutes without the need to even install and configure. PowerBroker pro...
Apr 18 06:13:21 pm GMT / Oracle's Virtualization Blog»

Server Tech is Headed to AFCOM’ Data Center World 2014

— Right now, data center resource consumption is approaching a critical level. Due to the excessive amount of power that these entities consume, executives everywhere are looking for ways to slash costs without sacrificing uptime or reliability. For this reason, data center power consumption and monitoring will be one o...
Apr 18 05:30:00 pm GMT / ServerTech Blog - Information for the Data Center Equipment Manager»

The Cloud’s Higher Calling – Building the Cloud of the Future

— Next-Gen Cloud. Whatever you call it, there’s a higher calling for cloud computing that requires providers to change their spots and move from a commodity mindset to a premium one. Businesses can no longer maintain the status quo that today’s service providers offer. Yes, the continuity, speed, mobility, data acces...
Apr 18 05:22:00 pm GMT / Latest News from Cloud Computing Journal»

5 big speakers and 5 big ideas for building next-generation infrastructure

— When it comes to cloud infrastructure, the underlying hardware and applications are only becoming more numerous and far flung. How then will concepts important to enterprise computing hold together?
Apr 18 04:53:46 pm GMT / Structure ? Cloud Computing News and Analysis»

Social Cloud: Revolutionizing Sharing, Starting from the Infrastructure

— The social media expansion has shown just how people are eager to share their experiences with the rest of the world. Cloud technology is the perfect platform to satisfy this need given its great flexibility and readiness. At Cynny, we aim to revolutionize how people share and organize their digital life through a bran...
Apr 18 04:32:00 pm GMT / Latest News from Cloud Computing Journal»

AMD loses just $20 million in first quarter 2014

— A big improvement on the $145 million loss a year ago.
Apr 18 04:19:00 pm GMT / Uptime»

The Secret Sauce of Cloud Backup and Recovery Services

— Cloud backup and recovery services are critical to safeguarding an organization’s data and ensuring business continuity when technical failures and outages occur. With so many choices, how do you find the right provider for your specific needs? In his session at 14th Cloud Expo, Daniel Jacobson, Technology Manager a...
Apr 18 04:00:00 pm GMT / Latest News from Cloud Computing Journal»

Top Six Ruby on Rails Deployment Methods in AWS: Pros & Cons

— Setting up a deployment process on the cloud means a variety of choices. Most likely you’re prepared to make some tradeoffs. But getting a view across these potential tradeoffs can be difficult. Here are six popular deployments and advice for making the best choice for your organization’s needs. Let’s assume you ...
Apr 18 04:00:00 pm GMT / Latest News from Cloud Computing Journal»

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For April 18th, 2014

— Hey, it's HighScalability time: Scaling to the top of "Bun Mountain" in Hong Kong 44 trillion gigabytes: size of the digital universe by 2020; 6 Times: we have six times more "stuff" than the generation before us. Quotable Quotes: Facebook: Our warehouse stores upwards of 300...
Apr 18 03:56:30 pm GMT / High Scalability - Building bigger, faster, more reliable websites.»

Hadoop or Warehousing, or Both?

— The Big Data challenge is not one of capacity as much as management and analysis.
Apr 18 03:55:00 pm GMT / Arthur Cole»

Ten Answers Regarding Mobile App Testing

— This white paper digs deep into the reasons testing mobile apps is fundamentally harder than traditional web or desktop applications. Experts Tina Zhuo and Dennis Schultz from IBM along with Yoram Mizrachi from Perfecto Mobile and John Montgomery from uTest collaborate to explore the complexities of mobile test environ...
Apr 18 03:33:00 pm GMT / Latest News from Cloud Computing Journal»

Meet the Most Profitable PC Company You've Never Heard Of

— Dell's Original Equipment Manufacturer division makes custom PCs for companies in a variety of industries. It also makes money. With sales of plain ol' out-of-the-box machines on the decline, this might point to the future of the PC.
Apr 18 02:47:00 pm GMT / Computerworld Dell News»

Infrastructure at Scale: Best Practices in Scaling Cloud Architectures

— Cloud scalability and performance should be at the heart of every successful Internet venture. The infrastructure needs to be resilient, flexible, and fast – it’s best not to get caught thinking about architecture until the middle of an emergency, when it's too late. In his interactive, no-holds-barred session at ...
Apr 18 02:15:00 pm GMT / Latest News from Cloud Computing Journal»
Apr 18 02:14:06 pm GMT / Data Center Knowledge»

How To Increase Confidence in IT? Foster Better Communication with the Business

— Today, enterprises are facing more cybersecurity threats and risks than ever before, demanding more resources from both IT organizations and their associated businesses. Yet, the confluence of decision making from the business and the financial, technological and security requirements from R...
Apr 18 02:12:20 pm GMT / EMC Feeds »

How Much Insight Are We Missing from Our Environments?

— How much insight are we missing from our environments? That is a question I find myself asking after being bitten by a new “bug” found in VMware vCloud Automation Center (vCAC). There seem to be many people like me who discovered their morning was wrecked when the vCloud Automation Center 6.0 tenants became inacces...
Apr 18 01:19:04 pm GMT / The Virtualization Practice»

A10 Networks Launches Thunder Series Networking Appliances

— The appliances are based on A10's ACOS software, an application networking software architecture optimized for 64-bit multi-core processor systems.
Apr 18 01:00:00 pm GMT / IT Infrastructure - RSS Feed»

Real-Time Big Data: An Agile Approach

— You use an agile process; your goal is to make your organization more agile. What about your data infrastructure? The truth is, today’s databases are anything but agile – they are effectively static repositories that are cumbersome to work with, difficult to change, and cannot keep pace with application demands. P...
Apr 18 12:45:00 pm GMT / Latest News from Cloud Computing Journal»

The Hybrid Cloud – Its Place In The Move To ITaaS

— In my last post, I examined the demands IT transformation places on organizations that want to provide IT as a service (ITaaS). I suggested that while those demands make public cloud solutions very tempting, a hybrid approach combining private cloud deployments with public cloud services seems...
Apr 18 12:40:05 pm GMT / EMC Feeds »

Dell & Red Hat Deliver Enterprise-Grade, OpenStack Private Cloud Solution

— Dell and Red Hat Inc. have announced the availability of co-engineered, enterprise-grade, private cloud solutions based on OpenStack, the Dell Red Hat Cloud Solution, powered by Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform. The companies also have extended their collaboration to enable the compatibility, portability an...
Apr 18 12:00:00 pm GMT / Latest News from Cloud Computing Journal»

Oracle Marketing Cloud Solution Helps Manufacturers Drive Revenue

— Marketers in global manufacturing businesses are looking to improve customer engagement and increase marketing effectiveness as they support prospects and customers through the discovery and buying process. To be successful, these marketers need to quickly transition from conventional product-centric marketing to a cus...
Apr 18 11:00:00 am GMT / Latest News from Cloud Computing Journal»

Digital Public Library of America to add millions of records to its archive

— At one year old, DPLA makes some big partnerships and looks back on its growth.
Apr 18 10:00:45 am GMT / Uptime»

How to avoid a HealthCare.gov fiasco in your cloud

— Last week, Kathleen Sebelius, secretary of the U.S. Health and Human Services Dept. and the public face of the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare), announced her resignation. She had been under attack by Congress and others ever since the botched rollout of the federal Obamacare signup site, HealthCare.gov, last fall.
Apr 18 10:00:00 am GMT / Cloud Computing - Infoworld»

Healthcare IT a HIT in Philippines

— The upcoming HIT-PH Conference in Metro Manila on May 22-23 focuses on the rapid advance of Information Technology in this sector. “The Philippine healthcare industry is entering the digital age,” according to the conference organizers, Exist Healthcare IT and Goldcrest Communications. “The use of IT systems in h...
Apr 18 09:26:00 am GMT / Latest News from Cloud Computing Journal»

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