EnterpriseDB's Tom Kincaid discusses why Salesforce.com hired Tom Lane, well-known contributor in the PostgreSQL community. It could mean many things. What's clear is that Salesforce.com is embracing the open source database for a very large, enterprise-class workload.
Virtualization reaches from hand-held devices to the data center to the clouds. Virtually Speaking examines the forces behind this expansion, the suppliers of the technology and the organizations using the technology.
Daniel Kusnetzky is a distinguished analyst and the founder of the Kusnetzky Group LLC. He's also the managing partner of Lux Sonus LLC, an investment firm.
Kenneth 'Ken' Hess is a full-time Windows and Linux system administrator with 20 years of experience with Mac, Linux, UNIX, and Windows systems in large multi-data center environments.
Network bandwidth is a crucial, often overlooked, resource for thin client and virtual desktop workloads. Improper use of available bandwidth can create poor performance or failure of some workloads. HP says its Velocity can manage that resource and improve overall performance.
Flyers have experienced slippery pricing on many airlines, not just Delta. Readers have found that the price can change mid-transaction on many other airlines. Why is this allowed?
Big data buzz is all around us in the data center, in the cloud, and in the news but is it possible that someday we'll use big data at home too? Could be.
Desktop as a Service is a cloud model that hasn't caught on the way Desktone and others would have liked. Where and how data is stored and who has access to it has been of concern. Desktone has enhanced its offerings to make this choice more acceptable to everyone.
Today IBM launches SmartCloud Entry 3.1, which is an easy to deploy, easy to use, easy to manage, and easy to adopt cloud solution.
Flights are offered at one price on Delta Air Lines' website. When a purchase is attempted, the price goes up. Company claims focus groups said this was acceptable behavior.
After working with VMware's vCloudDirector for a while, I'm still confused.
Organizations seeking to reduce costs while also increasing flexibility find that they need to embark on a journey to a virtualized environment. IBM, in conjunction with SAP, just announced the IBM Systems for SAP Business Suite and SAP HANA, which are designed to assist.
Disconnecting from landlines can be difficult. While mobile phones can be a good replacement for most of the functions of a traditional telephone service, there are a few things that mobile phones and wireless service just don't do. What can we do to replace those other functions?