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Technology arm of Hong Kong property developer, Sun Hung Kai Properties, says construction of its data center is going ahead as planned, despite Google's decision last week to abandon its own facility in the Chinese territory.
The sun doesn't always shine and winds don't always blow. With analytics and big data, we can mitigate the risk of using them as energy sources.
Melbourne newspaper the Herald Sun told the world who had won the Gold Logie before it had even been announced. It's hardly the world's most serious data breach, but it was easily avoidable.
Java Standard Edition 7 is the first full release since Oracle completed its purchase of Sun in 2010, but developers have reported bugs that can crash virtual machines, corrupt data and cause errors in applications
Centrelink has kicked off a major technology purchasing initiative worth between $30 million and $40 million, as the national welfare agency continues to shift its storage architecture to being used as a service.
The two companies have decided to withdraw their pending patent disputes for undisclosed terms, according to a statement from NetApp's president
By making better use of historical data, Sun World has reduced water consumption, improved crop yields and grown its customer base by 20 percent since 2009.
If corporate call centers can use a "follow the sun" strategy -- where calls are handled 24x7 by shifting where they are answered to different regions of the world, why can't data centers use a "follow the moon" philosophy to shift workloads to places where electricity costs are lowest at a given point in time.That's one idea being contemplated by Harkeeret Singh, global head of energy and sustainable technology for Thompson Reuters.
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory is sending back photos and data from the sun that could tell us a great deal about the earth.
SingTel Optus subsidiary Virgin Mobile Australia has selected Oracle's Exadata kit as it presses ahead with its massive operational restructure.
On January 26th just prior to the official announcement of Oracle’s takeover of SUN Microsystems, I confidently predicted in my article 'SUN’s Oracle Merger' with regards to SUN’s storage portfolio that “One certainty is that the OEM partnership with HDS’ enterprise arrays will continue.” Perhaps it’s time to eat some humble pie.
File systems are supposed to protect your data, but most are 20-30 year old architectures that risk data with every I/O. The open source ZFS from Sun Oracle claims high data integrity - and now that claim has been independently tested.
The NSW Government has detailed expressions of interest for its proposed datacentre reforms.
Global server revenue fell 17.3 percent in the third quarter, but sales were up sequentially for the first time since the fourth quarter of 2008, according to IDC data. However, Sun Microsystems' sales continued to fall 35 percent as the company lies in limbo as regulators ponder a deal with Oracle.
Synaptic Compute as a Service launches in the US later this year and will come to Europe by the second quarter of 2010
The database giant has used Sun FlashFire technology in a version of the data-warehousing appliance
Once heralded as the second coming of data storage, the sun has finally set on the optical drive as an effective vehicle for data storage and delivery. Optical drives are simply too small and too slow to be practical.
Oracle chief Larry Ellison unveiled the latest version of its Exadata data warehousing appliance on Tuesday and it's clear the company plans on increasing its data warehousing push.Ellison's Exadata Version 2 launch had three primary goals:Knock data warehousing rivals Netezza and Teradata;Show that Oracle wasn't going to let IBM punch Sun anymore;And illustrate some of the logic behind the Sun acquisition.
EBay has appointed Dean Nelson, a Sun Microsystems veteran, to be in charge of its data center strategy.Nelson will be senior director of global data center strategy, architecture and operations.
Waxman-Markey is great news for Sun - because doubling American energy costs within two years will first drive people to data center consolidation and then, finally, to facing the reality that 80 Watts PCs on user desks are heat producing power hogs that can be replaced with 4 watt Sun Rays without any change to the server software they've already got in place.
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