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Thursday, November 11, 2010
- LISA 2010: Where have the sys admins gone? Oh wait, outsourcing, GUIs
Here at LISA 2010, there's a frightening void in young systems administrators. Where did all the young sys admins go? Right out the door with outsourced jobs and the influx of GUI-ified management tools.
- Information security podcasts
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- SOA and Web services advice 2010
SearchSOA.com's coverage of Web services and Web applications is marked by the presence of able writer William Brogden, who is always ready to dig into the nitty gritty. Over the course of the year, Brogden put forward a lot of great advice on developing Web services and Web applications in today's ever changing Web environment. Here is a sampling of some of that work.
- WS-I completes its work
The Web Services Interoperability group (WS-I) has completed work on some basic profiles and at the same time announced the completion of the organization's work. Stewardship over WS-I's assets, operations and mission will move to the OASIS standards group.
- Survey: DBAs lack clout to apply database security best practices
While many database admins are tasked with protecting sensitive data, few of them have the financial or business-support resources to do so, a recent study finds
- EMC buys Bus-Tech, challenges IBM in mainframe backup
EMC acquires its mainframe virtual tape library OEM partner Bus-Tech, and looks to ride data deduplication to mainframe backup supremacy against IBM and Oracle/Sun.
- Cloud platforms continue to proliferate
New cloud competitors seem to pop up every day. The cloud platform market, in particular, is packed with burgeoning companies looking to make a mint.
- Peer 1 takes a tumble in Q1 results
Online hosting provider Peer 1 Hosting has seen a dip in its first quarter results; plus more daily news.
- VMware to support Hyper-V?
Recently uncovered code in vSphere 4.1 detects third-party guest hypervisors on the network. Is this a signal that VMware plans to support and manage Hyper-V and Xen VMs?
- Microsoft Dynamics VARs hope for best, brace for less
Microsoft Partner Network changes mean fatter margins for Dynamics ERP VARs. Maybe.
- Riverbed Whitewater looks to put public cloud in disaster recovery
Riverbed hopes to make the public cloud a better fit for disaster recovery with its Whitewater appliance that uses a WAN accelerator to send and restore data to and from cloud services faster.
- Bringing UC tools into enterprise video conferencing
Although UC pros welcome integrations between UC tools and enterprise video conferencing products as a way to improve employee productivity, some still hesitate to implement them.
- VMware backup FAQ
VMware Consolidated Backup is out, but VDR and other third-party backup apps are in. Which VMware VM backup tools can best prevent data loss in your environment?
- Oracle changes its tune about RAC on VMware
Oracle no longer explicitly excludes RAC from its support statement on VMware, but users say tech support isn't the biggest fish to fry when it comes to virtualizing Oracle apps.
- Thanksgiving comes early for virtualization pros
When it comes to virtualization, there's a lot to be thankful for. As Thanksgiving approaches, our advisory board members share their favorite benefits of server virtualization.
- Microsoft previews new SQL Server; Red Hat swaps certs
SQL Server 'Denali' adds data quality; Dell cloudburst; other news.
- Channel Chat: Offering managed services as a networking solution provider
Offering managed services can give business a boost, but only if the service provider understands managed cloud services. Learn about offering managed services, including understanding demand and how to market as an MSP.