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News Feb 17, 2016

Windows workloads leap to cloud

Regardless of hype, there are quite a few areas where cloud remains very much a work in progress. Take cloud bursting. This has long been IT's holy grail for cloud -- the ability to seamlessly expand capacity ... Continue Reading


By Caroline Donnelly Feb 24, 2016

Spotify to move datacentre workloads to Google’s cloud

Spotify says building and buying datacentres to keep up with demand for its services is no longer viable, as it prepares to shift its infrastructure into the Google cloud Continue Reading


By Robert Crawford Manage Feb 18, 2016

Mainframe capacity planning takes on unpredictable workloads

An extension of Capacity Provisioning Manager into the hardware eases mainframe capacity planning headaches. Continue Reading


By Ofir Nachmani Manage Apr 19, 2016

Separate complex cloud workloads with EC2 Dedicated Hosts

While regular EC2 instances fit many workloads, Amazon EC2 Dedicated Hosts allow enterprises to isolate compute resources for performance and compliance. Continue Reading


By Ofir Nachmani Manage Jan 27, 2016

AWS backup and DR prevent workload disruptions

Many enterprises are turning to AWS for its suite of disaster recovery tools and capabilities. Those enterprises must understand their application needs before constructing a DR architecture. Continue Reading


By Brian Peasland Manage Jan 25, 2016

How to use services to balance Oracle RAC database workloads

Database administrators can use Oracle's services mechanism to improve application performance and better manage clustered Oracle RAC databases. Expert Brian Peasland explains how. Continue Reading


By Caroline Donnelly News Jan 20, 2016

Using the Working Set to improve datacentre workload efficiency

In this guest post, Pete Koehler, technical marketing engineer for PernixData, explains why datacentre operators need to get a handle on the Working Set concept to find out what's really going on ... Continue Reading


By Adrian Bridgwater News Apr 05, 2016

MariaDB: you want transactional AND massively parallelised analytic workloads?

MariaDB ColumnStore is Open Source GPL2, a fork based on InfiniDB and open source community contributions. Continue Reading


By Brien Posey Get Started Jan 08, 2016

Virtualize workloads with virtual SAN and virtual Fibre Channel

Every administrator knows that storage is the key to any successful virtual data center. The real question is what options should IT departments consider when looking for storage hardware? Continue Reading


By Scott Sinclair Manage Jan 06, 2016

Smart data storage types needed for future workloads

Data storage types that offer a flexible infrastructure and intelligent data are proving more beneficial than speed or scale alone. Continue Reading