Inside Extreme Scale Tech|Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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EMC Takes Over VCE Converged Systems Biz

EMC Takes Over VCE Converged Systems Biz

EMC and Cisco Systems have decided that their VCE joint venture for converged infrastructure would become a ...

Database Hotshots Build Warehouse From Scratch For The Cloud

Database Hotshots Build Warehouse From Scratch For The Cloud

It may seem that the last thing the world needs is another database or data store, but ...

IBM Systems Get Breathing Room With Globalfoundries Chip Deal

IBM Systems Get Breathing Room With Globalfoundries Chip Deal

The much-rumored sale of IBM’s chip manufacturing business has come to pass with Big Blue forging an ...

Why Hadoop Is The New Backbone Of American Express

Why Hadoop Is The New Backbone Of American Express

American Express has to do a lot more than just offer credit cards and a network so ...

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Systems
Back in May, ARM Holdings, the chip design and licensing company behind the ARM processor collective that underpins smartphones, tablets, and ... Full article
EMC and Cisco Systems have decided that their VCE joint venture for converged infrastructure would ...
Signaling its shift to a “converged infrastructure” model, Microsoft announced a series of moves this ...
IBM has made no secret that it wants to shed unprofitable hardware units, and it ...
Software
Investors continue to pour cash into the burgeoning open source ecosystem. Mirantis, which bills itself as one of the few pure-play ... Full article
American Express has to do a lot more than just offer credit cards and a ...
Microsoft is jumping on the Docker container bandwagon. The company is expanding its partnership with ...
EMC has confirmed reports earlier this week that it is acquiring OpenStack distributor Cloudscaling as ...
Datacenter
Everybody likes a good deal, but here’s a marketing pitch we hadn’t heard before: Increasing energy efficiency in datacenters also improves ... Full article
A healthy debate is gathering steam over how cloud providers will find new ways to ...
In most cases, saying the datacenter is hot is a bad thing, but not so ...
Here’s the reality when it comes to datacenter energy consumption: If the cloud industry were ...
Cloud
It may seem that the last thing the world needs is another database or data store, but a new stealthy startup ... Full article
Amazon Web Services is expanding its DynamoDB database service with document support along with flexible ...
Another week, another round of cloud computing price cuts. The latest comes from Google, which ...
The main topic of conversation at the OpenWorld conference held by Oracle in San Francisco ...
Storage
As more applications are virtualized, storage is said to be emerging as a bottleneck in datacenter performance. These performance issues mean ... Full article
IBM has sold off its System x division to Lenovo, eBay is spinning off PayPal, ...
The competition in the hyperconverged system market is heating up, and companies that once worried ...
All-flash array upstart SolidFire, which was founded by a team of techies with expertise in ...
Networks
Servers based on X86 processors have Windows, Linux, and other options as operating systems, and an increasing number of switch buyers ... Full article
Japan’s NTT Communications is going all-in for software-defined networking technology as a means of managing ...
Chip maker Broadcom is the dominant supplier of chips for Ethernet switches with its Trident ...
Only a few years ago, if you went to the HPC On Wall Street conference ...
Most Read
Say what you will about Oracle co-founder and CEO Larry Ellison, but when the software giant bought Sun Microsystems more than four years ago, ...
The word on the street ahead of the Oracle OpenWorld extravaganza, which opened on Sunday evening in San Francisco, was that CEO Larry Ellison ...
Just a few weeks ahead of the launch of EnterpriseTech, chip maker Intel rolled out its “Ivy Bridge” Xeon E5-2600 v2 processors. These chips ...
Hewlett-Packard may be known as the volume player in the X86 server business, which has been dominated by two-socket servers for the past decade ...
Even if you are not thinking of buying a big Sparc/Solaris server, some new math by Oracle might get you to thinking about shared ...