Inside Extreme Scale Tech|Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Cray CS-Storm Packs A Serious GPU Punch

Cray CS-Storm Packs A Serious GPU Punch

GPU accelerators for technical workloads are apparently like potato chips. You can’t have just one, or even ...

VMware Embraces OpenStack Clouds, Docker Containers

VMware Embraces OpenStack Clouds, Docker Containers

Even if you can beat them, sometimes you join them anyway because that is easier and more ...

VMware Takes On Hyperconvergence Upstarts With EVO:RAIL

VMware Takes On Hyperconvergence Upstarts With EVO:RAIL

For the past several years, VMware has concentrated on turning server virtualization into clouds, and it left ...

Microsoft’s Own Five Year Move To The Azure Cloud

Microsoft’s Own Five Year Move To The Azure Cloud

Just because you have built one of the world’s largest clouds does not necessarily mean that you ...

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Systems
GPU accelerators for technical workloads are apparently like potato chips. You can’t have just one, or even two. That is why ... Full article
For the past several years, VMware has concentrated on turning server virtualization into clouds, and ...
Driven by the need to support “monster VMs” for big database and email servers, hyperconverged ...
The expected drawn-out regulatory approval process for IBM’s sale of its System x X86 server ...
Software
Two updates to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5.0 include an improved installer and greater availability capabilities that are ... Full article
Even if you can beat them, sometimes you join them anyway because that is easier ...
Among the growing number of uses for the products of big data analysis is the ...
Expanded enterprise mobile services launched by Pivotal, the enterprise platform-as-a-service specialist spun out of VMware, ...
Datacenter
The reason why online retailer Amazon started its cloud computing unit was not just because it wanted to break into a ... Full article
Facebook says its first European datacenter in northern Sweden is generating jobs as well as ...
With its vastly profitable search engine and advertising empire, it might seem that Google no ...
The datacenter ecosystem of the next decade is likely to resemble an expanded version of ...
Cloud
For plenty of analytics and technical workloads, running on bare metal is still more desirable than running on a hypervisor-sliced cloud. ... Full article
As more hybrid clouds are deployed, the cloud and workload management ecosystem continues to expand. ...
Amazon Web Services got the green light this week from the federal government to begin ...
Just because you have built one of the world’s largest clouds does not necessarily mean ...
Storage
All-flash array maker Violin Memory has beefed up its all-flash arrays with much-needed inline deduplication and compression features. While both of ... Full article
Software-defined storage specialist Nexenta launched the first version of it block and object storage package ...
A bunch of file system experts who worked on the Veritas clustered file system that ...
The first generation of flash-based memory channel storage from Diablo Technologies and SanDisk is ramping ...
Networks
Networking giant Cisco Systems is struggling in its core switching and routing markets and feeling the effects of economic and political ... Full article
Hyperscale datacenters have their clustered object storage and supercomputing centers have their GPFS and Lustre ...
Researchers from AT&T, IBM, and Applied Communication Sciences said they have built a prototype network ...
Software-defined networking is coming to the datacenter despite lingering concerns about the maturity of the ...
Most Read
The word on the street ahead of the Oracle OpenWorld extravaganza, which opened on Sunday evening in San Francisco, was that CEO Larry Ellison ...
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, ...
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 ...