How much are you paying for your datacenter energy needs? And who's negotiating the price?
Five Nines: The Next Gen Datacenter
David Chernicoff looks at technologies that impact data center users and operators, including server consolidation and virtualization, green IT, and the latest hardware advances.
With more than 20 years of published writings about technology, as well as industry stints as everything from a database developer to CTO, David Chernicoff has earned the term "veteran" in the technology world. Currently the principal of an independent consulting business and an active freelance writer, David has most recently been a Senior Contributing Editor for Windows IT Pro magazine, having also been the Lab Director for Windows NT Magazine, Technical Director of PC Week Labs, the author or co-author of a number of books on different versions of Windows, a plethora of eBooks on various technology topics, and of approximately 3000 magazine articles in print and on the web.
10 GbE might become passe' before it becomes ubiquitous. What are your upgrade plans?
Novell extends cloud management capabilities to your iPhone
The Green Grid continues to develop and release useful metrics for datacenter evaluation
Xserve administrators are now looking to Apple for systems management and services for their Mac clients, but Windows and Linux to handle file and web services.
eBay's latest datacenter is only the fourth in the country to achieve LEED Gold certification
The US hosting market is an attractive one to providers from other countries looking to globalize their operations.
Dell's pre-packaged cloud back-end solutions look to solve problems quickly.
Market growth has been slowed not just by the economy but also by the need to find new ways to consistently evaluate infrastructure hardware.
Facebook makes a $450 million dollar investment in their second, wholly-owned datacenter.
With mainstream users buying into the containerized datacenter model, the market gets a shot in the arm
OS X Server may be a great product, but Apple releasing it into the wild just doesn't seem to be in the cards, despite the wishful thinking of its supporters.
Apple quietly drops their datacenter server hardware.
PayPal's failure highlights the need for cloud service consumers to be comfortable with their providers business continuity capabilities.
Just what can you do with 100 Tbps of bandwidth in your datacenter?