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HP’s Marketplace for Developers

HP’s Marketplace for Developers

by: HP adds new value to Vertica data analytics platform with community marketplace By Dana Gardner Article Rating: Rate February 15, 2014 01:00 PM EST Reads: 2,207 * Related * Print * Email * Feedback * Add This * Blog This HP today launched the HP Vertica Marketplace, a hub for developers, partners and customers(…)

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How to Save Money While Doing Green IT

How to Save Money While Doing Green IT

by: There have been a flurry of “green cloud” announcements recently, and that got us thinking about the relationship between green IT and saving money. Green is also the color of money, after all, and companies are discovering that reducing data center costs leads to substantial green benefits. The cloud takes cost reduction and green(…)

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In-Memory Data Grids and Cloud Computing

In-Memory Data Grids and Cloud Computing

by: The use of in-memory data grids (IMDGs) for scaling application performance has rapidly increased in recent years as firms have seen their application workloads explode. This trend runs across nearly every vertical market, touching online applications for financial services, ecommerce, travel, manufacturing, social media, mobile, and more. At the same time, many firms are(…)

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AppZero Adds Nimbo as Gold Partner

AppZero Adds Nimbo as Gold Partner

by: AppZero, the fastest, most flexible way to move enterprise applications to the cloud, has announced that Nimbo, Microsoft’s 2013 Windows Azure East Region Partner of the Year, has joined the AppZero Partner Program (APP) as a Gold Partner.  Through the partner program, AppZero collaborates with system integrators, service providers and resellers to support enterprise(…)

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The Rise of Things

The Rise of Things

by: End-user computing devices have followed a trajectory of faster, smaller, and cheaper for several decades: adding better connectivity, more natural interfaces, but largely remaining a device with a screen and human input device. This model is breaking down as computation and connectivity collide with ordinary real-world things. These things often have existing physical methods(…)

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Predictions for Virtualization in 2014

Predictions for Virtualization in 2014

by: According to a prediction made by IDC back in 2010, 70 percent of servers would be virtual by 2014. Gartner now estimates Windows being at between 60 and 70 percent virtualized and Linux being at between 35 and 45 percent virtualized, making IDC’s largely accurate. In addition, very few systems shipped today are not(…)

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Big Data, Open Data and Cloud Strategy

Big Data, Open Data and Cloud Strategy

by: The Big Data and Cloud market has been growing at a staggering pace. Data is becoming unmanageable and too big to be handled by relational database systems alone and there is a need to effectively provision, manage elastic scalable systems. Information technology is undergoing a major shift due to new paradigms and a variety(…)

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Edge Virtualization and the MicroCloud

Edge Virtualization and the MicroCloud

by: The benefits of public and private clouds based on virtualization are varied and well known. In 2013, more than 40 percent of enterprises have or are adopting virtualized private clouds in the data center, and another 40 percent are evaluating virtualization solutions. Nevertheless, less than 10 years ago, the number of enterprises doing any(…)

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Continuous Testing: Neglected with Continuous Delivery?

Continuous Testing: Neglected with Continuous Delivery?

by: A recent article by Alexandra Weber Morales in SD Times begins: In the race to implement continuous-or simply faster-delivery, emphasis on the build-and-deploy side has gotten most of the press, while continuous testing has languished, according to technology analyst Theresa Lanowitz. All too often, the first technologies associated with virtualization are VMware, hypervisors, Microsoft(…)

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