By using Tokutek's TokuDB storage engine instead of InnoDB, firms using Percona's MySQL fork are being told to expect to see a number of benefits
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Today's smartphones and tablets offer computing power, memory and storage that surpass that offered by mainframe computers in the 1990s. But security remains an ongoing challenge.
Eric Schmidt argues that the competition between Android and iOS is brutal and benefits the world. But is this small screen skirmish really the battle of computing? Where does the cloud and social play into the mix?
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Government agencies across the globe are tapping into the benefits of cloud computing. Is hybrid the best option for these organizations?
Organizations are seeking ways to reduce their storage costs while also improving performance, reliability and manageability. Atlantis Computing believes that its USX addresses these requirements for virtual applications.
"I'm not an expert on software-defined storage or the intricacies of cloud computing," Clinton quipped.
New Zealand’s Department of Conservation uses cloud computing to engage with remote staff, and to save scarce resources for its core mission.
At its Discover conference, HP outlined plans to bring more high-performance computing to the enterprise with a series of Apollo servers. HP also rolled out storage, networking, and virtualization pieces of its datacenter stack.
The PowerApp BaaS back-end service is a step toward building a comprehensive platform which covers cloud computing, storage, database, and standard middleware services.
Timesharing used to be the way to share the resources of a single system. It was replaced by client/server computing but suppliers of VDI technology are looking to dig up the past.
NetApp cuts employees for the second time in a year as it deals with the storage shift to cloud computing and tighter IT budgets for hardware.
The two computing pioneers will see benefits from the relationship, not least NetSuite's push to give Dell a better enterprise focus now it's gone private.
The Raspberry Pi has found its way in to the hobbyist market for computing, but it is also very capable for other business and personal use as well. An extremely low power draw, small form factor, no noise, solid state storage, and other features make it an attractive solution for a small and lightweight server.
Distributed computing environments are increasingly complex mixtures of services hosted on physical, virtual and hybrid elements. Continuity Software, long focused on service availability, has reached out to manage the availability of SAN-based storage.
Having seen the benefits from server virtualization, enterprises are now asking for virtualization to move into networking and storage, says VMware's Asia-Pacific head.
Just in time for VMworld, Dell's virtualization operations management suite aims to streamline virtualization, storage and cloud-computing initiatives.
Forrester estimates the US cloud computing industry could lose up to $180 billion by 2016 thanks to the NSA's PRISM project - but only if you believe that concerns about government spying trump the business benefits of going cloud.
The storage giant is opening a new design and R&D center called "The Shugart", which will focus on development of 2.5-inch small form-factor products for computing devices.
Small to medium businesses need the same capabilities for converged and virtualized systems as do larger firms. Typically, however, they don't have the same level of expertise or the resources to deploy complex systems. They want solutions not a computer science project. Scale Computing believes its approach and its HC3 systems will address their needs.
Most IT resources security today are plugged into protecting networking equipment from hackers and breaches. Not a bad idea, surely? But most enterprises are now recognizing that the goods hackers want the most are in databases and storage servers.
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