Data centers are being reinvented via virtualization, servers with better performance per watt and the increasingly popularity of cloud computing. Key vendors such as Cisco, EMC, HP, IBM, VMware and others are all pushing to make the data center more efficient. Who will be the leader in next-gen data centers?
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The world's largest social network earlier this year dished the details on its global datacenters, which are grounded in open source and energy efficiency.
Brocade plans to eliminate the constraints that customers previously felt when it came to networking by pushing forward its open-source initiative, OpenDaylight Project.
Leading Mac-centric hosting provider believes that the Mac Pro will draw enterprise-class customers.
Intel's data center unit remains strong due to custom chips for cloud deployments, build-outs and networking functions virtualization.
Steve Wozniak re-joins the team from Fusion-io in the stealthy Primary Data data virtualization / SDDC startup.
Qualcomm is planning to move into the ARM server market and is already working with customers. The effort will take time to really pay off, but may at least create more enthusiasm for microservers.
The search giant's €600m datacentre in the Netherlands will take up one wind farm's output for the next ten years.
Microsoft made the pledge, as did Google. Amazon took a bit longer to crunch the numbers, but it's ready to bite the bullet and begin reducing its reliance on coal, oil, and gas energy sources.
ARM processors have long been moving into servers, but top ARM vendor Qualcomm had avoided the market... until now.
IBM will be helping Fire and Rescue NSW move its corporate workload to the IBM cloud infrastructure, which is based in the NSW government's datacentre.
Repurposing part of a large scale steel mill aids in getting the new facility online quickly.
We caught up with AWS VP Adam Selipsky to talk "all in" and lock in, relational databases, Docker, cloud reboots and managed services.
At the Amazon Web Services (AWS) re:Invent conference in Las Vegas this week, AWS announced several important services. But most important is Amazon Aurora, a new high-performance database engine.
Your disks and SSDs have a self-monitoring function called SMART. But how good is it? The fine folks at Backblaze are back with data on how well SMART works for them.
A new MySQL foreign data wrapper for Postgres is designed to help firms combine and query data from their databases.