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Friday, October 1, 2010
- 16 Gbps Fibre Channel standard clears hurdle; other data storage news
Fibre Channel Industry Association passes milestone for 16 Gbps Fibre Channel standard; Dot Hill releases 10 GbE iSCSI storage systems; TwinStrata launches CloudArray appliance for disaster recovery; and more data storage news.
- Business Process Management for Oracle users now includes BPMN 2.0
At Oracle Open World 2010, Defense Dept. CTO Dennis Wisnosky said Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN) was at the center of streamlining operations. His group is using Oracle Fusion Middleware for process modeling.
- Multi-tenant cloud holds value for both vendors and customers
The Informatica Cloud is a multi-tenant service, meaning customers run on the same code-line, but there are separate tenants within the system that ensure privacy and security. This multi-tenant service benefits the vendor and the customers because the vendor doesn't have to support old configurations customers may be running.
- Book Excerpt - Event Processing: Designing IT Systems for Agile Companies
"Event Processing: Designing IT Systems for Agile Companies," by Mani Chandy and Roy Schulte, provides a high-level overview of events processing. The book starts off with the basics – what events are—and moves quickly through other important terminology and key concepts, laying the groundwork. The book moves on to real-world applications that event processing is well suited for and then explains in an in-depth, yet not overly technical, manner how event processing handles those problems.
- Citrix's Project Cowley adds distributed virtual switch to XenServer
Known as Project Cowley, the beta release of a XenServer 5.6 feature pack includes a new distributed virtual switch and other features to bring greater parity between XenServer and VMware.
- Three vendor 'gotchas' and how VARs get around them
Vendors sometimes churn out bone-headed channel program policies. Read about three big ones and how IT VARs can get around them.
- Hyperformix capacity management software prompts CA buy
CA agreed to acquire Hyperformix with the intention of using automated capacity management software to carve out a spot in the virtual data center management and private cloud market.
- 4G LTE wireless evolution creates three class of service issues
In the 4G LTE wireless evolution, three class of service issues are changing the way wireless operators plan for 3G-to-4G migration -- mobile LTE voice services architecture, customer demand-side influences resulting from smartphones and app stores, and the impact of always-on wireless broadband on user behavior.
- Deploying LTE network layers for peak performance and operations
LTE network layers, especially the radio access network and the Evolved Packet Core, must function independently but cooperate with each other, a complex task for network designers balancing LTE services, 3G migration and tower location issues, as well as traffic and mobility management.
- LTE network infrastructure: Greenfield and brownfield network design
While paying close attention to user trends, operators migrating to LTE network infrastructure need to plan their greenfield and brownfield networks in harmony with each other, with existing 3G usage patterns as an aid for planning 4G wireless capacity, even though mobile backhaul solutions will be very different.
- Report: Cybercrime, identity theft techniques many and varied
When it comes to cybercrime, identity theft techniques often vary from the technical -- computer forensics -- to the old-school -- calling victims to gather personal information. Ron Condon reports on Verizon Business' recent findings.
- Exagrid announces new data backup application support and other news
Exagrid announces new data backup application support, eClaris uses Index Engines to Process for backup tape e-discovery project, and other data backup news.
- Amazon and RightScale add PHP development services
Seemingly left in the dust by Ruby on Rails and Google App Engine, PHP has been resurrected in development services for Amazon Web Services and RightScale.
- Cloud platforms vs. systems management: Choosing the right tools
What's the difference between a one-size-fits-all platform like Eucalyptus and buying big from CA or BMC? Right now, it's a tale of two clouds.
- HP puts former SAP CEO at the helm
HP has announced Leo Apotheker, the former head honcho at SAP, as its new CEO; plus more daily news.