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  • September 20, 2017 20 Sep'17

    Arista CloudVision vs. Cisco CloudCenter in the hybrid cloud

    Arista is planning to release next quarter a new version of EOS and an upgrade of Arista CloudVision. The company is offering a different approach to the hybrid cloud than Cisco.

  • September 08, 2017 08 Sep'17

    How to create secure Java software: A talk with Black Duck's Tim Mackey

    In TheServerSide's ongoing coverage of developing secure Java software, I spoke recently with Tim Mackey, the IT evangelist for Black Duck Software. The conversation was interesting enough to pull ...

  • September 08, 2017 08 Sep'17

    AWS hybrid cloud push delves into load balancing

    AWS hybrid cloud architectures may start to lean on Application Load Balancer as the service can now be used to route traffic to the cloud or on premises.

  • September 05, 2017 05 Sep'17

    Huawei cloud model holds water

    Chinese cloud and networking company Huawei and Microsoft have signed a strategic memorandum of understanding (MOU) on cloud services in an attempt to provide a new layer of compatibility and ...

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  • Cloud management platforms offer a unified approach to hybrid IT

    While more cloud platforms can mean more challenges, the right management platform makes an admin's job easier. But with all the options, how do you know which one to choose? Continue Reading

  • Guarantee data consistency for hybrid cloud backup and disaster recovery

    For backup and disaster recovery to work successfully, data must be in sync. These tricks help IT teams ensure data consistency. Continue Reading

  • Disaggregation enables on-demand resource pool management and creation

    Disaggregation may not be a new concept, but it has become more important to IT in recent years. Here, it means breaking computers down to the core elements of compute, memory, I/O, storage, cache, network fabric and so on, to enable resource pool management and create more agile, cost-effective data centers. Done correctly, disaggregation lets you stand up and break down infrastructures almost instantly while better serving the needs of individual applications. Meanwhile, resource utilization soars, and resource pool management costs decline because of the automation that's enabled. Delve into the world of disaggregation and find out how vendors are applying the concept to their products.

    Hybrid cloud storage can let you run, manage and move primary storage workloads between the cloud and on-premises data center. It can also improve IT agility and cut costs. Today, a number of products and services fulfill the promise of the hybrid cloud like never before, knocking down barriers that have inhibited wider adoption. Hybrid cloud products open new possibilities for deploying production applications, but you must choose wisely.

    Pundits have predicted the demise of the hard disk for years. Not only is solid-state much faster than hard disks, the price differential between the two storage technologies is rapidly disappearing. Yet the HDD vs. SDD controversy continues with the death of the former still a long way off. The question shouldn't be when hard disks will disappear, but instead, how to best use flash technology within the memory-storage continuum that starts with tape and goes to L1 cache, the fastest and most expensive memory in a system.

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