Interop: Find The Fun
Attending a technology conference can be hard work, but Interop is making fun an integral part of the agenda.
3 Survival Tips For Women In IT
The technology industry -- especially the networking field -- can be an awfully isolating place for a woman. I offer three ways to cope.
What Is Storage QoS?
Storage QoS ensures specific performance levels for applications and workloads. Will it push datacenters to 100% virtualization?
Real-World Advice On SDN Migration
Enterprises considering SDN can heed real-world advice and deployment architectures from three organizations with successful network migrations.
Mainframe Brain Drain? Not In Heart Of Texas
The computer science department at Texas State University still offers a full course in COBOL programming, in part to help students differentiate themselves on the job market.
The Corruption Of Agile Development
What was intended as a set of personal practices has become a doctrine. And despite the mainstream adoption of Agile, the loss of its original intent has undermined its effectiveness.
Server SANs And Healthy Paranoia
Server SANs such as VMware VSAN are designed for virtualization administrators, but are these new storage buyers paranoid enough to be entrusted with storage management?
Are Server SANs The Future Or Just Hype?
An emerging software-defined storage technology is getting a lot of attention, but using direct-attached storage as a common storage pool isn't without complications.
What Is Hyper-Converged Storage?
Hyper-converged architectures consolidate and manage computing, networking, and storage resources via software so they can run on any vendor's server hardware.
Are You Soft Enough For IT?
IT pros must keep current with technology. But, perhaps more importantly, they need flexibility and adaptability to succeed in an industry faced with constant change.
Supersonic Disk Drive Is A Myth
The idea that disk drives haven't gotten faster than 15K RPM because it would mean disks would have to become supersonic isn't true. What's the real reason?