When you consider rural areas for your new datacenters, don't forget to consider the cost of actually getting the necessary power to your facility.
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 tech, as well as industry stints as everything from a database developer to CTO, David Chernicoff has earned the term "veteran" in the technology world.
At the right price, the Samsung Galaxy Tab really is a front-runner for your tablet dollars.
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Novell extends cloud management capabilities to your iPhone
The Green Grid continues to develop and release useful metrics for datacenter evaluation
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