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How to Avoid Container Resource Allocation Problems

How to Avoid Container Resource Allocation Problems

Automation and planning empower enterprises to reap cost savings, innovation from investment in solutions from Docker and ...

VMware Fleshes Out the Virtual Datacenter

VMware Fleshes Out the Virtual Datacenter

VMware’s expansion beyond the virtualized server to the “software-defined datacenter” reached a crescendo at a company event ...

HPC in the Datacenter: Together or Apart?

HPC in the Datacenter: Together or Apart?

High performance computers do not necessarily require their own specially designed datacenters, yet even when design, cooling, or ...

HPC Myth Busters: The High Cost of Misconceptions

HPC Myth Busters: The High Cost of Misconceptions

Incorrect or outdated information about high performance computing may prevent organizations from leveraging these powerful -- and ...

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September 4, 2015(0)
Automation and planning empower enterprises to reap cost savings, innovation from investment in solutions from Docker and CoreOS in advanced scale computing environments. Full article
September 3, 2015(0)
VMware’s expansion beyond the virtualized server to the “software-defined datacenter” reached a crescendo at a company event in San Francisco this week, highlighted by a slew of announcements around the goal of extending server virtualization across the datacenter and the services they deliver. The foundation of its software-defined datacenter at scale strategy is a unified hybrid cloud platform that ... Full article
August 28, 2015(0)
High performance computers do not necessarily require their own specially designed datacenters, yet even when design, cooling, or other concessions are necessary, benefits far outweigh any upheaval. “There is a lot of misinformation out there that prevents folks from acting. It costs too much. It takes up lots of space. It needs its own climate-controlled room. It requires hundreds of computers,” ... Full article
August 28, 2015(0)
Incorrect or outdated information about high performance computing may prevent organizations from leveraging these powerful -- and affordable -- systems for competitive advantage. Full article
August 24, 2015(0)
Looking to strengthen security for the Internet of Things, QualiSystems today unveiled CloudShell 6.3 Release with enhanced networking support and infrastructure monitoring. The upgrade is designed to help enterprises continue using legacy applications and hardware as they move to DevOps, agile development, and cloud. The infrastructure as a service (IaaS) cloud management platform simplifies configuration required to support mixed topologies, ... Full article
August 20, 2015(0)
In partnership with the Knight Cancer Institute at Oregon Health & Science University, Intel hopes to increase use of genomic sequencing for personalized medicine, improved physician productivity. Full article
August 20, 2015(0)
As more enterprises tie their datacenters to Linux containers, interest in market juggernaut Docker grows. Indeed, more than 70 percent currently use or are evaluating Docker, according to the 2015 “State of Containers.” And only 7 percent of those virtualization and cloud professionals surveyed had never heard of it, the StackEngine study found. It’s not all good news, however. Enterprises voice concern ... Full article
August 11, 2015(0)
Business leaders expect and want IT departments to lead organizations’ transformation into digital enterprises – but at least one study finds technologists fall short of corporate managers’ expectations. Almost 70 percent of 250 global managers surveyed believe technology has become “far more important to their business,” yet only 46 percent of respondents said their IT departments have good or ... Full article
August 7, 2015(0)
A new market survey underscores the advantages of converged IT infrastructure as a means of achieving capacity flexibility as well as a way to reduce cost while speeding the return on investment in new cloud infrastructure. The IT infrastructure study sponsored by VCE, the converged infrastructure and cloud-computing vendor formed by Cisco Systems and EMC Corp., found that streamlined ... Full article
August 6, 2015(0)
Could President Barack Obama’s executive order establishing the National Strategic Computing Initiative (NSCI) do for high performance computing what President John F. Kennedy’s proclamation about landing on the moon do for the space industry? While the stakes may (literally) not be as high, many enterprises and members of the HPC community are optimistic that the order and the NSCI will spur similar excitement ... Full article
July 24, 2015(0)
As full-time students’ thoughts return to classrooms and lesson plans, IT professionals will find a slew of new online educational offerings designed to augment and expand their skills. An array of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) from traditional educational institutions such as Harvard, vendors like Microsoft, and researcher Johns Hopkins University offer free and paid scheduled web-based classes. By ... Full article
July 23, 2015(0)
Without cloud or mobile applications, startup financial firm Moven might not exist. After all, the digital-age company is using these assets to both compete and ally with traditional banks. The four-year-old company, which had a soft launch in 2013, provides users with a free Apple or Android app that tracks their debit card purchases in real time. Backed by Kansas-based ... Full article
July 16, 2015(1)
Now Microsoft no longer supports Windows Server 2003, organizations still relying on the once popular product are dealing with several alternatives: External support, no support, upgrade, or transition to another platform. Any enterprises still considering alternate options for their datacenters should move fast, technology experts caution. These systems are in jeopardy and the risk increases daily. Even the Department of ... Full article
July 10, 2015(1)
Facebook announced this week its fifth datacenter under construction in Fort Worth, Texas, would be powered by renewable energy sources, including wind. The social media giant said the new $1 billion datacenter would use only renewable energy sources after it completed a deal to bring 200 megawatts of wind energy to the Texas power grid. Ken Patchett, director of ... Full article
July 7, 2015(0)
The inexorable rise of big data and the waterfall of unstructured data being generated by connected devices and sensors are fundamentally changing datacenter economics, prompting a growing number of enterprises to consider greater IT virtualization or colocation as they adopt a hybrid cloud approach. Recent market research confirms that datacenter spending continues to increase. But retrofits are giving way ... Full article
July 1, 2015(0)
Spending on datacenter operations remained steady during the second quarter of 2015 while 25 percent of those administrators responding to a survey said they planned to boost datacenter spending for retrofits over the next 90 days. As datacenter operators hit maximum capacity utilization, however, most are looking to colocation services or cloud service providers rather than building new datacenters. ... Full article
June 17, 2015(0)
Mention shadow IT to many technology professionals and they’ll shudder before trading war stories. But to empower their organizations to innovate, grow, and succeed, IT departments must embrace and manage this phenomenon, said analysts speaking at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2015 in Orlando this week. “Shadow IT looks a lot more scary than it is. Shadow IT is the future happening today. It’s ... Full article
June 16, 2015(0)
After two years in stealth mode, startup Verilume today emerged with a suite of software designed to morph idle datacenter resources into a self-service analytics cloud environment. About 30 percent of servers – virtual and non-virtual – are “comatose,” according to a June 2015 study by the Antithesis Group and Dr. Jonathan Koomey, research fellow at Stanford University. “In ... Full article
June 8, 2015(0)
International conglomerates, tech startups, and SMBs can tap into the federal government’s investments in supercomputers and expertise through a series of programs operated by several of the nation’s leading NSF funded universities and Department of Energy laboratories. The three DOE labs running computing centers for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science/Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) includes ... Full article
June 4, 2015(0)
In an age where organizations are consolidating datacenters, embracing cloud, and data infiltrates everything via the Internet of Things (IoT), enterprises increasingly must consider how to securely, legally, and cost-effectively rid themselves of old servers, workstations, and other data-laden technologies. Businesses are considering how to dispose of assets sooner in order to maximize value; the cost of disposal; centralized ... Full article
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