Kaminario releases its newest generation of K2 storage servers. This generation addresses the need to take high-performance flash storage to a new level of scalability, reliability, performance, and cost effectiveness.
Virtualization reaches from hand-held devices to the data center to the clouds. We examine the forces behind this expansion, the suppliers of the technology and the organizations using it.
Daniel Kusnetzky, a reformed software engineer and product manager, founded Kusnetzky Group LLC in 2006. He is responsible for research, publications, and operations. Mr. Kusnetzky has been involved with information technology since the late 1970s. Mr. Kusnetzky has been responsible for research operations at the 451 Group; corporate and marketing strategy for Open-Xchange; system software and virtualization research at IDC; and program and product management at Digital Equipment Corporation.; Today, Mr. Kusnetzky focuses on system software, virtualization technology and cloud computing. In his spare time, he's also the managing partner of Lux Sonus LLC, an investment firm.
Cisco Systems' Communications Resource Center (CRC) needed a single tool to help manage its communications projects. AtTask boosted the CRC's on-time delivery dramatically, helped define what resources are needed, and how they are being deployed.
Clustrix's CMO discusses the limitations of MySQL and how Clustrix's distributed, scale-out approach solves them.
Sanbolic, long known for its storage virtualization technology, has just announced its newest generation of storage virtualization/software-defined storage (SDN) technology.
Cascading has been the open source application framework of choice for a large number of big data application developers. Concurrent just released Cascading 3.0, extending the framework's capabilities.
What are we to make of Oracle announcing support for an open stack of cloud foundation software for its distribution of Linux and Xen? Are we seeing a culture clash?
TransLattice addresses the need for always-on, high performance data management tools that place data close to where it is used or where regulations require.
Cloud-based applications impose different types of stress on wide area networks that do traditional applications. Riverbed believes that SteelHead 8.6 can optimize network traffic to better meet business requirements.
Milestone Technologies needed to learn what is happening in their IT infrastructure quickly and efficiently. Sumo Logic is helping them discover performance and service anomalies so that issues don't have to become problems.
The CEO of Connectria Hosting talks about how his company is competing with big cloud service providers like Amazon, Google, and Microsoft.
Zenoss believes that its performance monitoring and management tools should replace the "legacy" tools in use.
Eucalyptus 4.0 targets the needs of IT and DevOps who are deploying and managing large-scale hybrid AWS-compatible cloud computing environments.
HotLink believes that its DR Express will address business continuity concerns for VMware vSphere customers who wish to be able to move workloads to Amazon's AWS and back again.
Database as a Service is an emerging area of cloud computing. GenieDB wants to win in that market by offering a version of MySQL that provides continuous availability using a geographically distributed, multi-cloud service offering.
Often the focus of the industry is on the tools used in big data applications. Revolution Analytics believes that we need to remember the human element too.