August 28, 2014, 7:04 am GMT  

24 item(s) containing the term "power"

Disney wants a patent for drone-powered aerial antics

— Some day soon, Disney World’s skies could be full of drone-powered puppets.
Aug 26 08:40:13 pm GMT / Uptime»

Hewlett-Packard recalls 6M power cords for fire risk

— Hewlett-Packard is recalling about 5.6 million notebook computer AC power cords in this country and another 446,700 in Canada because of possible overheating, which can pose a fire and burn hazard.
Aug 26 07:14:15 pm GMT / HP»

Power Management Solutions for a Mobile World

— You’re installing a new piece of IT equipment into a rack, and you need access to critical information from your power distribution unit (PDU) so as not to overload the system. Unfortunately, it’s well over 100 degrees in your data center, which is very uncomfortable. Isn’t there another way to obtain the data w...
Aug 26 01:00:00 pm GMT / ServerTech Blog - Information for the Data Center Equipment Manager»

SPM Guides You Forward : Part Five - What happened?

—   This is the fifth in a series of blog posts providing tips and tricks for answering common data center questions with the use of SPM. In my last post, I gave some guidance on answering, “How do I prove power system redundancy?” Though uptime is of prime concern, there will occasionally be outages at so...
Aug 25 09:00:00 am GMT / ServerTech Blog - Information for the Data Center Equipment Manager»

Upgrade Your Power Distribution With HDOT Alt. Phase PDUs

— Challenge: Right now data center power consumption is on the rise in North America, as the number of racks increased by 9.1 percent in Canada and 4.3 percent in the U.S. in 2013. All signs are showing this trend continuing through 2014 and beyond as data centers standardize on high-density equipment to achieve more pr...
Aug 22 04:24:00 pm GMT / ServerTech Blog - Information for the Data Center Equipment Manager»

Learning on the 3rd Platform and the Empowered Customer

— You may have heard about the psychological test where a family member draws a picture of their family. How family members are related in the picture—for example, the distance among them and placement—speaks volumes about their perceived connection with other family members. Family Guy: Fox ...
Aug 21 04:55:48 pm GMT / EMC Feeds »

How Verizon lets its copper network decay to force phone customers onto fiber

— Fiber is fast, but copper is reliable—even during multi-week power outages.
Aug 15 01:00:55 am GMT / Uptime»

Three Signs Your Business is Headed for a Capacity Planning Nightmare

— You regularly add new hardware to your network without thinking of the network’s total power capacity limit. But what if the next server you add is the straw that breaks the camel’s back, and your network crashes from a lack of power? Your business will be forced to purchase additional capacity, which can cost a f...
Aug 12 01:00:00 pm GMT / ServerTech Blog - Information for the Data Center Equipment Manager»

Energy harvested from body, environment could power wearables, IOT devices

— Low-power wearables may soon bid adieu to batteries and start drawing energy generated by body heat and movement, and ambient energy from the environment.
Aug 11 01:28:00 am GMT / Data Centre»

Public Cloud Economies of (Web-)Scale Aren’t About Buying Power

— As you no doubt heard this week, Rackspace has announced the intention to focus on managed cloud.  Inevitably this brought observations from many about RAX, and others, ability to compete effectively against the web scale public cloud giants: Amazon, Microsoft, … Continue reading →
Aug 08 06:22:50 am GMT / Cloudscaling»

SSD controllers may run your applications someday

— It's time for enterprise applications and storage to work more closely together, even to the point where SSDs become a pool of computing power, according to Samsung Semiconductor.
Aug 07 01:02:01 pm GMT / Storage - Infoworld»

Samsung boosts flash density with 3-bit, 32-layer design

— Samsung Semiconductor continues to pack data more into solid-state storage, announcing Tuesday a new generation of its V-NAND technology that should help bring down the cost and power consumption of flash later this year. The first 3-bit version of its 3D V-NAND (Vertical NAND) flash, it fits one more bit of data on ea...
Aug 06 01:20:41 pm GMT / Storage - Infoworld»

Microservers Targeting Specific Enterprise Workloads

— Microservers' size and low power consumption means they can be used for dense architectures without breaking space limitations or power envelopes.
Jul 30 07:10:00 pm GMT / Arthur Cole»

EIA Predicts Rising Electricity Prices

—                     Summer is almost here, and that means one thing for power users: Prices are on the rise across the country. New data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA’s) latest report shows that energy prices will be higher this year than...
Jul 23 01:00:00 pm GMT / ServerTech Blog - Information for the Data Center Equipment Manager»

Technology without Social Innovation and Globalization will not Advance Civilization

— Ray Kurzweil, an American author, scientist, inventor, futurist, and a director of engineering at Google was quoted in Time Magazine in March 2012 saying: “A kid in Africa with a smart phone has access to more information than the president of the U.S. 15 years ago.” This is a powerful statement about the power of ...
Jun 30 06:25:35 pm GMT / Hu Yoshida»

HP's Federated Catalyst lets users combine backup systems

— Just as computing power and primary storage are becoming virtual shared resources, backup capacity is also starting to be pooled, with promises of easier management.
Jun 10 11:01:27 am GMT / Storage - Infoworld»

Cloud DR Works Best with a Pilot Light

— Earlier this month I had the chance to talk directly with organizations leveraging AWS for cloud DR.  It is a very interesting and powerful use case.  Calling it transformative is an understatement. These forward-thinking teams are using AWS as a kind of pilot light for a multi-tier app environment (including a clon...
Apr 16 09:14:39 pm GMT / ARCHIMEDIUS»

The New Microsoft and the New Cloud

— When it comes to the emerging multi-billion dollar hybrid cloud market, Microsoft is becoming more than a force to be reckoned with; it is articulating a powerful vision, one that is increasingly well-grounded in the Redmond giant’s core expertise and global data center footprint.  Some call Microsoft’s advantage ...
Mar 28 07:31:30 pm GMT / ARCHIMEDIUS»

3 Powerful Laptops Built for Serious Business

— Looking for a laptop with serious processing power? put three high-end laptops -- the Soni Vaio Flip 15, the HP ZBook 15 and the Acer Aspire V3 -- to the photo- and video-editing test to see which offers the best bang for the buck.
Jan 08 01:53:00 pm GMT / Computerworld HP News»

Taking DynamoDB beyond Key-Value: Now with Faster, More Flexible, More Powerful Query Capabilities

— We launched DynamoDB last year to address the need for a cloud database that provides seamless scalability, irrespective of whether you are doing ten transactions or ten million transactions, while providing rock solid durability and availability. Our vision from the day we conceived DynamoDB was to fulfil this need wi...
Dec 12 08:00:00 am GMT / All Things Distributed»

Giving the Gift of Power: For The Gadgeteer that has everything…

— I hate to admit it but I am one of those “hard-to-shop for” gadget guys.  Its true.  I just cannot seem to wait until gift-giving season to get that special new piece of technology.  I usually go out and get … Continue reading →
Dec 05 03:29:58 pm GMT / LooseBolts»

Why there are Datacenters in NY, Hong Kong, and Tokyo?

— Why are there so many data centers in New York, Hong Kong, and Tokyo? These urban centers have some of the most expensive real estate in the world. The  cost of labor is high. The tax environment is unfavorable. Power costs are high.  Construction is difficult to permit and expensive. Urban datacenters are i...
Jul 13 03:03:27 pm GMT / Perspectives»

Rightsizing Servers to Achieve Cost and Power Savings in the Datacenter

— I speak about server rightsizing from time to time at technology conferences, and am surprised that the basic concepts are new to some people in the...
Dec 15 07:07:00 am GMT / ms datacenters»

Microsoft-Salesforce Deal: Who Won?

— What's behind the settlement between a rising power in the cloud and software-as-a-service and software colossus Microsoft, which is trying to make its own inroads into the area?
Jan 01 12:00:00 am GMT / InternetNews Realtime News for IT Managers»