August 15, 2017
Azure Stack will be ready in September. But given the product's complexity, early customers might think about working with a service provider.
August 12, 2016
Enterprise IT users eager for more granular control in AWS get their wish with an upgraded Elastic Load Balancing service that runs at the application level.
December 17, 2015
The AWS t2.nano could undercut all competitors on price with a three-year Reserved Instance contract, depending on storage requirements.
February 27, 2015
VMware's February announcements focused on the features of the upcoming vSphere 6 release, but some cloud news also caught interest of the VMware faithful.
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After imposing a price hike for its customers that use AWS, Oracle now needs to contend with new AWS services that compete with its databases, as some users mull a migration. Continue Reading
When it's time to choose a cloud instance type, one size definitely does not fit all. Determine which cloud workloads run best on which Azure VM types and sizes. Continue Reading
Microsoft Azure Stack is an integrated platform of hardware and software that delivers Microsoft Azure public cloud services in a local data center to let organizations construct hybrid clouds. Continue Reading
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Paying only for the resources they consume is the ultimate goal for many enterprises in the cloud. Azure's B-series VMs make that goal more attainable -- for certain workloads. Continue Reading
There is a lot more than cost that goes into planning a DaaS deployment. Know the missteps to avoid and top vendors that will best fit an organization's needs. Continue Reading
The Big Four continue to lead the public IaaS market, but they aren't alone. Use this roundup of cloud vendors and their key strengths to find the one that's best for you. Continue Reading
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Proper vCPU allocation can be difficult to achieve, but if you have a good understanding of the technology and take advantage of these helpful features, it will be within reach. Continue Reading
Virtualization means CPU microcode matters; it also means that if BIOS updates don't address microcode issues, manual updates may be needed. Continue Reading
Cost reduction and workload optimization are key components for IT in application development. Pick the right EC2 instance for your workload to maximize efficiency. 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
New to vSphere 6.5, Proactive High Availability helps protect hosts from hardware degradation by partnering with hardware vendors to detect problems and evacuate VMs. Continue Reading
Setting CPU affinity on a VM will probably cause performance to degrade and make the VM much harder to manage. Continue Reading