The Compute Era -- which the tech world appears to be entering as we speak, according to HP -- boils down to the transformation of traditional server silos into pools of processing resources.
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Redmond has joined the Facebook-led datacentre infrastructure and offered up its designs for a 12U shared server chassis used in its Windows Azure, Bing, and Office 365 services.
It's day five and the usual experience with the new Federal healthcare exchange is one of failure. At least the government has admitted to defects in the design and implementation of the system.
Facebook's open hardware chief Frank Frankovsky on why it won't go back to traditional mass market servers and how open sourcing datacentre design is helping it build more efficient and reliable server farms.
A hacker associated with the Anonymous collective and the 'AntiSec' movement has released VMware's ESX Server kernel source code online, available through torrent networks.
Ground up design and implementation of the latest in datacenter techhnology
Microsoft and Hortonworks' implementation of Hadoop for Windows Server hasn't disappeared or been cut. It's actually in private preview, according to a new Microsoft roadmap.
The low-power Gemini server takes many design cues from the open source hardware designs popularised by Facebook through the Open Compute Project, and sees HP acknowledge the tricky position its cloud business is in
Complexity arises as merchants with little knowledge of security enter market and vendors not focus on safeguarding technology, thus making standards for mobile payments a necessity, PCI exec notes.
Microsoft and Hortonworks' implementation of the Hadoop big-data framework for Azure is in the midst of testing. But where's the promised Windows Server implementation?
Since last week's announcements around WOA, Microsoft's implementation of Windows on the ARM platform, there's been a lot of focus on the consumer, and how the design decisions affect them and their experience. But how do those decisions work for the enterprise – and could the enterprise, Microsoft's core audience, be the reason for them?
The Cambridge-based chip designer has reported rises in fourth-quarter profits, underpinned by success in smartphones and embedded systems and as it moves into Windows 8-based devices and servers
A design issue could allow organizations with access to powerful computers to launch an attack against MD5 to escalate rights on fully patched computers running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008.
Microsoft is dropping its 'Dryad' big-data processing work and focusing, instead, on developing a Windows Azure and Windows Server implementation of Hadoop.
To be sold in mid-2012, new Moonshot-powered systems touted to reduce power consumption and real estate in data centers by 89 percent and 94 percent, respectively, says IT vendor.
But while enterprises in the country acknowledge security as evolving and pertinent, strategies implemented not holistic enough to effectively safeguard against emerging threats, reveals new survey.
JBoss's more cloud friendly Application Server 7 with a full EE6 implementation will be delivered in July.
HP counts on reputation and services portfolio to become trusted advisors
Aside from targeting traditional server and client device markets, chipmaker will scale new 3D design architecture to Atom line, says exec who disputes claims that ARM is lower powered than x86 processors.
Facebook launched an initiative it calls the Open Compute Project, an effort to share the specs and designs of the custom servers in its data center in Prineville, Ore. In other words, Facebook is going to open source its hardware designs.