Inside Extreme Scale Tech|Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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Server Makers Jockey For “Haswell” Xeon Pole Position

Server Makers Jockey For “Haswell” Xeon Pole Position

With VMware’s VMworld extravaganza winding down, the talk will now shift from virtual servers to physical ones. ...

A Sneak Peek At VMware EVO:RACK Cluster Appliances

A Sneak Peek At VMware EVO:RACK Cluster Appliances

Contrary to some of the rumors going around ahead of the “Project Marvin” EVO cluster appliances launch ...

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 ...

EDITOR'S PICKS
Systems
The global economy seems to be improving, despite political unrest in various parts of the globe, and the server market managed ... Full article
With VMware’s VMworld extravaganza winding down, the talk will now shift from virtual servers to ...
Contrary to some of the rumors going around ahead of the “Project Marvin” EVO cluster ...
GPU accelerators for technical workloads are apparently like potato chips. You can’t have just one, ...
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 cutthroat federal IT market virtually assures that every time a government agency awards a contract the losers will file a ... Full article
The reason why online retailer Amazon started its cloud computing unit was not just because ...
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 ...
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
VMware launched its Virtual SAN (VSAN) hyperconverged storage for its vSphere virtualized servers last fall and started shipping it this spring ... Full article
All-flash array maker Violin Memory has beefed up its all-flash arrays with much-needed inline deduplication ...
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 ...
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
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 ...