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July 06, 2017
While Google's new partnership with Nutanix received a lot of attention at Nutanix .NEXT 2017, other partners of the hyper-converged vendor also made news at the user conference. Google SVP of ...
June 02, 2017
Google cloud VMs are now more flexible with the addition of Intel Skylake processors for high-performance compute and memory expansions for its machines.
April 13, 2017
IT organizations that rely on AIX-based applications still whirring away may feel the cloud computing age is passing them by -- but help is on the way.
March 08, 2017
With other market players revving up their Windows compatibility and performance, AMD and ARM deliver 1-2 punch to Intel. How will it fight back?
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Server Core is a lighter Windows Server deployment that frees up server resources for additional workloads, but the management aspect will put some admins to the test. Continue Reading
It's important to create specific rules in VMware DRS to outline how different VMs and hosts behave. What kinds of affinity and anti-affinity rules are there, and how do they work? Continue Reading
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Edge computing is finding its place in the enterprise to handle data growth. IT may use that same advantage to help address problems in a VDI deployment. Continue Reading
In an environment with a large number of containers, big servers better meet the needs of users because of the impact of containers on CPU bandwidth, storage I/O and networking. Continue Reading
Public cloud providers increasingly offer GPU-based cloud services for compute-heavy applications, but organizations need the right skill sets -- and budget -- to deploy them. Continue Reading
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Virtualization means CPU microcode matters; it also means that if BIOS updates don't address microcode issues, manual updates may be needed. Continue Reading
Storing hot data in main memory removes the latency associated with hard disk and solid-state storage operations; it's the best option for need-it-now data. Continue Reading
Manage vCPU distribution with affinity and anti-affinity features to alleviate the potential performance problems that can be caused by hyper-threading. Continue Reading
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Performance problems can be caused by a number of things, including overprovisioning and poor vCPU selection and assignment to VMs. Use these strategies to correct mistakes. Continue Reading
A vulnerability in Intel AMT enables attackers to gain remote access to PCs and devices. Expert Judith Myerson explains how the attack works and what can be done to prevent it. Continue Reading
Researchers recently proved that it's possible to steal cloud data from a CPU cache. Expert Rob Shapland discusses how this works and what it means for multi-tenant cloud security. Continue Reading