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Wednesday, July 27, 2011
- David Linthicum on SOA and cloud
The SOA-cloud relationship is well documented in the work of David Linthicum. Taken together, these pieces outline the dual and interrelated paths of cloud and SOA.
- IBM GPFS, SSD combo shows promise for file management
Headlines: IBM GPFS scan using Violin Memory solid-state arrays shows the effect solid-state drives (SSDs) and parallel processing can have on data storage performance.
- Social media archiving emerges as channel opportunity
For VARs and MSPs that already do email archiving, social media archiving is a logical next step.
- Experts offer tips for managing multiple cloud computing environments
Analysts offer insights into the challenges of managing multiple cloud computing environments in manufacturing. Plus: choosing deployment options.
- VMware users suggest changes to vSphere 5 licensing model
Upping the memory limits per licensing level or shifting to pure vRAM licensing SKUs are popular suggestions for making the new vSphere 5 licensing model more palatable for users.
- Automated attack toolkits single biggest threat to Web apps, report finds
Automated attack tools are targeting directory traversal bugs, cross-site scripting errors, SQL injection flaws and remote file inclusion vulnerabilities.
- Big Data: TDWI delves deeper
With interest in big data increasing rapidly, TDWI India chapter aptly chose to focus on big data technologies and perspectives at its event in Hyderabad.
- Why VMware licensing changed in vSphere 5 and what it means for you
VMware licensing had to change eventually. Advancements in technology made the old per-socket model a problem for VMware, which added vRAM limits to the vSphere 5 licensing model.
- Dell to add Force10; Canonical unveils partner program
Dell buys Force10 Networks to bolster data center networking; Canonical launches Ubuntu partner program; and more IT channel news in brief.
- Microsoft supports Red Hat Linux in Hyper-V
OSCON 2011: Microsoft will support RHEL as a guest OS in Hyper-V as part of its interop strategy.
- City, county health officials struggling with health data exchange
Funding and expertise are scarce as local public health officials prepare to be inundated with immunization, syndromic surveillance and lab patient data, thanks to meaningful use.
- Tips and advice on making an information governance council work
A dedicated information governance council can work, but analysts warn that without proper leadership and decision-making authority, it can fail to drive true business information governance efforts.
- Wireless LAN security: NSA Suite B cryptography is government strength
Aruba's support of NSA Suite B cryptography opens up wireless LAN mobility options for classified government networks and highly secure enterprises.
- Security software market remains fragmented: Gartner
Top five vendors command no more than 44% of security software market.
- Web application performance: Complex apps make problems for WAN pros
As browser-based apps continue to grow in volume and complexity, WAN managers are re-evaluating their network engineering strategies to improve Web application performance.
- New Google hacking tools on tap for Black Hat 2011
Security researchers are expected to release new search engine hacking tools that organizations can use to determine if their sites are vulnerable to attack, or leaking information.
- Metasploit Pro 4.0 adds support for cloud, SIEM systems
Rapid7 releases Metasploit Pro version 4 with improved automation features and new SIEM and cloud-based pen-testing support.