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Robert Causseaux
Robert Causseaux, ddna@daviesmurphy.com, 4/16/2014   Comment now  
Cloud computing, virtualization, software-defined networking, and similar technologies have helped advance businesses, but they have also helped generate a greater amount of data that only continues to grow. As more datacenter facilities are created to store and manage all this information, efficiency and sustainability will become essential factors for ...
James M. Connolly
James M. Connolly, Editor in Chief, 4/15/2014   Comment now   9 comments
I wish I had the magic-bullet solution to all of the issues that the Heartbleed vulnerability has exposed. As sys admins around the world scramble to patch their servers -- hoping that the patches not only close the vulnerability but don't open up new holes -- there will come a time when people have to take a serious look at how to prevent something like ...
Mike Vizard
Mike Vizard, IT Editor, 4/14/2014   Comment now   2 comments
As part of an effort to modernize its datacenters completely, Bank of America has launched its Project Greenfield initiative, through which the IT organization of one of the world's largest financial institutions will become more agile by systematically wiping away much of the legacy IT infrastructure in favor of a fully integrated data architecture.
Most recent post, frankberry, 4/15/2014 10:41:28 AM
Are they using Open Compute Project servers, storage or networking hardware?
James M. Connolly
James M. Connolly, Editor in Chief, 4/11/2014   Comment now   3 comments
It's funny how if you pitched a bunch of big company executives on software that helped them deliver on the promises of green IT by reducing their energy usage, even as datacenter performance improved, a significant portion of them would growl that they are business people, not environmental activists. They will further attest that global warming is a scam.
Most recent post, James M. Connolly, 4/15/2014 1:19:02 PM
Don't forget, we'll be chatting about DCIM today at 3 pm (Eastern time). See you...
Jim O'Reilly
Jim O'Reilly, Storage Engineer, 4/10/2014   Comment now   7 comments
With the successful completion of an industry plug-fest, a new storage interface has made its debut. This is NVMe (Non-Volatile Memory-express), which removes much of the current storage stack in the server, simplifies and speeds drive performance, and lowers system overhead.
Most recent post, JimOReilly, 4/16/2014 11:25:11 AM
@aditshar, The NVMe/PCIe flash and SSD do not use AHCI. They use DMA
James M. Connolly
James M. Connolly, Editor in Chief, 4/9/2014   Comment now   6 comments
One thing I learned in an earlier role, when I managed product evaluations and comparisons for a publication, was that saying something nice about one vendor's database management system brought out competitors snarling like dogs going after raw meat. It wasn't pretty.
Most recent post, James M. Connolly, 4/15/2014 11:31:00 AM
@Toby. So, your VPMO acronym is meaningful in that it puts meaningless numbers into...
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Heartbleed Is Just the Start of a New Discussion
James M. Connolly, Editor in Chief, 4/15/2014
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NVMe Hits the Storage Market
Jim O'Reilly, Storage Engineer, 4/10/2014
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Teradata Builds Bridges to DBMS Rivals
James M. Connolly, Editor in Chief, 4/9/2014
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Live Chat: DCIM Is on the Table
James M. Connolly, Editor in Chief, 4/11/2014
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