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Energy Exec: Cloud Services Not Like Datacenters

Energy Exec: Cloud Services Not Like Datacenters

Simply eliminating the datacenter, embracing SaaS, and moving to cloud will not necessarily transform a company. That, ...

VCE Launches VxRacks at EMC World 2015

VCE Launches VxRacks at EMC World 2015

EMC division VCE took the spotlight at EMC World 2015’s opening keynote when it introduced a family ...

Facebook Combines OSquery Tool With RocksDB

Facebook Combines OSquery Tool With RocksDB

Facebook reported progress this week toward integrating its open source osquery tool with the open source RocksDB ...

SGI UV for SAP HANA Doubles Sockets, In-Memory Computing Capacity

SGI UV for SAP HANA Doubles Sockets, In-Memory Computing Capacity

Within about six months, SGI doubled the number of sockets on its SGI UV for SAP HANA ...

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May 12, 2015(0)
Simply eliminating the datacenter, embracing SaaS, and moving to cloud will not necessarily transform a company. That, at least, was the case for DrillingInfo, which morphed from an online permit and completion mapping-database company into a fast-growing global production data provider in the oil and gas industry. The firm, which today employs about 600 people, collects data from a ... Full article
May 4, 2015(0)
EMC division VCE took the spotlight at EMC World 2015’s opening keynote when it introduced a family of hyper-converged rackscale systems designed to simplify the deployment of next-generation scale-out mobile, cloud, and distributed tier 2 applications. Targeting the decentralization trend affecting many enterprise IT departments courtesy of cloud, the consumerization of IT, and mobility, VCE’s VxRack Systems address the ...
April 30, 2015(0)
Facebook reported progress this week toward integrating its open source osquery tool with the open source RocksDB that serves as an embedded database to store and speed up access to data. Facebook opened up osquery late last year. The social media giant describes the open source project as an operating system instrumentation framework for OS X and Linux. A ...
April 29, 2015(0)
Within about six months, SGI doubled the number of sockets on its SGI UV for SAP HANA and is awaiting SAP’s certification on the next iteration of its appliance. Today, SGI disclosed it has expanded SGI UV for SAP HANA to 12 and 16 sockets, providing enterprises with up to 12 terabytes of in-memory computing capacity in one node. ...
April 27, 2015(0)
Question: What makes the latest version of Siri, the personal assistant and “knowledge navigator” in the Apple iOS, tick? Answer: The Apache Mesos open-source cluster manager, according to a Mesosphere blog post. Apple developers announced the shift to Apache Mesos to help run the third generation of Siri during an April 23 gathering at the company’s headquarters in Cupertino, ...
April 23, 2015(0)
To help enterprises manage and optimize their increasingly distributed applications, datacenters, legacy applications, and frameworks, Univa today took the wraps off Universal Resource Broker, a workload optimization solution for high-performance, containerized, and shared datacenters. The solution, which is powered by Univa Grid Engine, enables organizations to create one virtual, high throughput, high-performance compute pool out of all their distributed ...
April 14, 2015(0)
Some big numbers are flying around as technology investors sink more venture capital into startups promising to beef up security in datacenters and cloud infrastructure. The latest example comes from Illumio, the developer of a security platform for datacenters and the cloud that is designed to be independent of network or hypervisor. The company, based in Sunnyvale, Calif., said ...
April 10, 2015(0)
Energy giant Total will use its recently announced supercomputer upgrade to improve the productivity and efficiency of its seismic processing and reservoir simulation processes when the system goes live next year. Late last month, Total said SGI would upgrade Pangea, its existing supercomputer, with an additional 9.2 petabytes of storage; 4,608 more nodes based on the Intel Xeon E5-2680 v3 ...
March 18, 2015(2)
Quanta Cloud Technology, the server and storage unit of the Taiwanese manufacturer Quanta Computer, has over the last year been targeting the high end of the enterprise datacenter market. The cloud vendor showed up at this week’s Nvidia GPU technology conference with a trio of new server and storage products accelerated with graphics processors. QCT claims to be among ...
March 10, 2015(0)
Startup Vapor I/O emerged from stealth mode this week with its vision of a hyper-collapsed datacenter that seeks to add intelligence to the equation by including workloads “as a critical data point” for calculating efficiency in heretofore disconnected datacenters. The goal is improved datacenter management in an era of agile hybrid clouds while delivering intelligence to the network edge, ...
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