Articles about Data Centers
With the availability of open-source MaxScale, database firm MariaDB thinks the middleware will have a big impact on developers and database admins.
The cloud move means that hardware vendors will have to sell servers, routers and storage systems to fewer players.
Should your enterprise own its data center? Would it be better to use the services of a hosting or collocation company? Does the emergence of cloud computing make this decision easier?
IBM's SoftLayer cloud services find a home in the rapidly expanding Latin America market.
It's no longer fashionable to criticize enterprise IT as it once was. That's because the Internet has definitively won the competition and is leading the way in tech innovation. But for proactive organizations, it doesn't have to be that way.
Data center spending is down, as companies build on the foundations they've laid over the past few years. Here's a look at the concerns and priorities that IT leaders are focused on right now.
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Google is offering to host domains for US users with the launch of Google Domains beta.
IBM's latest mainframe is being pitched to existing and new customers as a system that can handle all the transactions that flow through mobile devices.
The open source solution is designed to move deployed Azure instances.
Although Docker container technology has rocketed in popularity, new research from Gartner suggests its rapid rise hasn't necessarily outstripped its security features.
New instances launched across seven regions deliver the highest level of processor performance on EC2, aimed at high-performance computing applications.
Verne Global, operator of datacentres in the frozen north, has landed more funding to grow its business.
Behind the steady growth across all categories of global IT spending lie some turbulent underlying trends, according to new figures from Gartner.
QuickFire Networks' technology includes T-Video, an appliance that is designed to sit in a 1U rack and do nothing but process and transcode video. Welcome to Facebook's data centers.
Many suppliers engaged with the OpenStack community are claiming that their approach, products and services are the best way to use OpenStack as a foundation of cloud computing projects.
A multi-million dollar investment is the cue for a company name change as well as expansion plans for GraphLab and its predictive app development platform.
Digital Realty has opened up a new Tier 3 datacentre 17 miles south west of the capital.
The datacentre provider showed off the new facility with NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell attending the launch ceremony.
A warehouse north of London is on the verge of completing its transformation into a datacentre
Datacentres are the IT palaces that provide the backbone of our working lives. Take a tour of datacentres around the world, from the UK to Iceland to Texas, in this round-up of cutting-edge facilities.
How do you make your datacentre run better, and save money? At IBM's research labs and facilities in upstate New York, three ideas are uppermost on people's minds: energy efficiency, monitoring, and utilisation.
Pictures from the SY3-II launch in Alexandria on November 15.
The Internet Archive - the Internet's library and home of the Wayback Machine - celebrated the addition of the 10,000,000,000,000,000th byte to its massive collections at its San Francisco home.
NextDC opened the doors to its shiny new datacentre in Melbourne this week with the help of Australian Communications Minister Stephen Conroy.
Amazon's rise is most apparent when you look at how its introduction of new products, services, and datacentres has built the infrastructure needed to support its growth
Companies are using server racks that submerge your database servers in cooling, soothing liquid - saving money and the environment.
Industry insiders share their highs and lows of 2011 and what they hope to achieve in the new year as big data, cloud computing and IT consumerization trends continue to dominate.
A look back at some of the major controversies to grip the world's largest social network over the past few months. Is Facebook teetering on the edge of collapse?
ASG Group has launched its $10.3 million datacentre and $3.6 million cloud computing facility in Perth today, which it claims will withstand a one in 100-year flood event.
GE recently built a $48 million state-of-the-art data center, one of the first in the world with LEED Platinum certification. Here are photos from the grand opening on August 18, 2011 in Louisville, Kentucky.
Datacentre provider Equinix yesterday officially launched its US$65 million SY3 datacentre in south Sydney, complementing its SY1 and SY2 centres located nearby.
At the RSA 2011 conference here in San Francisco, technology futurist Paul Saffo talks to eBay's chief security information officer about how the company's intent on building an eBay version in the cloud to handle its growth. The private cloud will have the ability to run in its own data center or with a third-party data center.
At the Oracle OpenWorld conference in San Francisco, new company President Mark Hurd introduces Exadata X2-8, an upgrade to the current Exadata system. The new system offers better processor performance, more memory, and full database encryption.
At Google I/O in San Francisco, Google executive Rishi Chandra demos the company’s new TV platform, which integrates traditional television with Web features. Running on Android, the platform lets users search for shows on TV or watch on-demand video content through the Web.
At the OnDemand conference in Palo Alto, Calif., NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson refutes the myth that customization is the Achilles' heel of cloud computing. He asserts that modification and adaptation are precisely how customers can gain productivity from the technology.
At Oracle's OpenWorld conference in San Francisco, CEO Larry Ellison previews the company's Exadata Version 2 computer. He says the new database computer is designed for online transaction processing and data warehousing. He adds that Exadata 2 can do faster processing at a much lower cost than can its biggest competitor, IBM.
Sponsored: The Software as a Service market is expected to double by 2012. Martin Capurro, senior director of product management at Qwest Communications, examines how security, performance, compliance and portability are affecting overall adoption.The content for this video was sponsored and provided by Qwest Communications.
At VMworld 2009 in San Francisco, Praveen Asthana, Dell's VP of storage and networking, talks about the company's virtualization strategy and how it plans to optimize the data center with fewer tools.
At the VMworld conference in San Francisco, ZDNet Senior Editor Sam Diaz tours the exhibition floor to see what is happening at the show. Diaz also talks to David Bricker of IBM about the company's XIV substorage system, which works in the VMware environment, and to Tripwire's Michael Reznick about how the company's software helps IT managers audit and control their systems inside a data center.