Virtualized environments can put a strain on the storage system because they use storage differently than physical systems. This generation of Kaminario K2 represents the newest effort to address these changing requirements.
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.
Paula Rooney is a Boston-based writer who has followed the tech industry for more than two decades.
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.
Organizations that deploy Big Data tools to analyze operational data soon learn staff's expertise in SQL isn't always helpful. New skills need to be learned.
Hold up five fingers, Proxmox, and blow out your candles; today, you're five years old. Proxmox virtualization solution based on OpenVZ is one of the best virtualization platforms available.
The adventure began when I purchased a new home and ordered service from Time Warner Cable. TWC unilaterally canceled my service and the installation. Will our hero obtain service?
Secure and encrypted workspace, secure browsing and secure corporate or cloud-based storage are requirements for organizations having "Bring Your Own Device" programs. MokaFive's M5 uses virtualization technology to create a secure corporate environment using staff-member's own devices.
IBM's Inder Gopal discusses is view that a balanced, high performance, reliable virtualized environment requires a complete array of virtualization technology including virtual processing, virtual storage and virtual networking working in harmony.
A recent survey executed by MeriTalk, sponsored by Brocade, promotes the notion that adding more suppliers can reduce IT infrastructure capital costs and only minimally increase operational costs in Federal data centers. Does this survey provide useful information, or is it yet another self-serving, badly executed study?
It is hard to disagree with the statement that organizations are dealing with a complex environment. ExtraHop believes that performance management tools should go beyond merely watching operational logs or instrumenting applications to being application aware. My question is how this differs from the approaches offered by others.
What's the real business impact of information technology? What is the real cost when a workload slows down or fails?
Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled x86s yearning to be replaced with something better — RISC-based technology for the heavy lifting you need but didn't think you could afford.