Today's podcast includes a look at:TJX's escalating data breach costs. Adrian Kingsley-Hughes' installation of Ubuntu 7.
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Virtualization vendors would like you to believe that software that allows you to run more applications on one server actually helps server sales. The argument, which I heard from a few analysts and VMware after I questioned that logic here and here, goes like this: Virtualization means you'll upgrade servers.
The CES show has kicked off with the Windows Home Server as a headliner and the most striking thing is the language used by tech's titans. To wit: --Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates' keynote touches on the need for home servers as the software giant rolled out a bevy of products.
SeaMicro has begun shipping what it calls the world's most energy efficient server running on Intel's Atom processor.
Bill Detwiler shows you how to shut down and reboot a Windows server when you can't get to the Start Menu.
HP's next Moonshot will feature Intel's C2000 family of processors, but systems based on AMD and ARM aren't too far behind.
IBM's PureSystems are ramping quickly and System z mainframes may highlight a new pecking order in the data center.
SAP seems to be getting this acquisition thing down. The ERP giant said Wednesday that it is buying YASU Technologies, which makes rules management systems.
Japan's K Computer took first place as the top-performing supercomputer in the world as determined by the Top500 Supercomputing List.
The common perception is that cloud computing can save you a bundle, but a Forrester Research note indicates that the calculus is complicated. In fact, companies that don't manage resource consumption well could get hosed.