How much time do you spend sitting around waiting for physical systems to reboot during maintenance windows?
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.
When you decide to transition to a virtual infrastructure, you should focus on one particular aspect of that move: Virtual machine density. Believe it or not, it could be a deal breaker.
Successfully moving to a virtual environment requires an understanding of the organization's needs, strengths of many products and a set of careful processes. Amijet Holdings describes its choice of Dell and VMware products.
LucidWorks presents that the use of search in big data applications is evolving. It is no longer about sifting through mounds of data to discover what was previously hidden. It is now an information source of note and it is all about making data available searchable as soon as possible after its creation. Do you agree?
CiRBA's Hillier believes that datacenters supporting virtual workloads function more like hotels than apartments. Workloads come in, stay a while, and then others take their place. Why do performance and configuration management tools assume they're like apartments?
Cloud computing is the latest IT "fad" that isn't a fad. How many times do we have to do this before we get it right?
For suppliers of application performance management technology, finding a unique and clear way to describe what their products do is increasingly a challenge.
OpTier's Andy Wild discussed his company, its goals, and why he thinks its different from other application performance management companies.
Despite my the loss of my arguments in the Great Debate series on this topic, I think that those who embrace cloud-based SAM will win.
A conversation with Steve Friedberg, a magician and PR guru.