ILM and the cloud has been a set of conflicting techniques that need reconciling. BMC makes the first attempt at tying together the management of local and cloud services.
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.
With companies talking about their goals for datacenter energy efficiency for their new datacenters that push the limits of technology, eBay steps back and delivers on a practical goal with major energy (and money) savings in their newly opened facility
Combining the latest Intel XEON processors with new generation NVIDIA GPUs gives IBM an out-of-the-box hybrid computing solution for HPC with a server design that meets the needs of the green datacenter.
Defining the cloud might be the first step to using it.
Outlook 2010 gives Microsoft a backdoor into control of the social networking universe.
What should the next focus of your datacenter projects be? Delivering content or delivering services?
With low power consumption and high-processor densities, the future of the high-efficiency datacenter may lie with ARM and Atom, not with Xeon and Opteron.
Could Microsoft be considering the ARM processor for their next-generation datacenters along with a new operating system?
IBM's cloud strategy includes getting customers onboard before the customer even develops their applications.
Fortunately they are making it available without license fees.