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DevOps: Ingredients For The Best Recipe
James Kenigsberg, CTO, 2U
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Here's what one company learned by using the DevOps methodology to create a sense of shared responsibility across teams.
By James Kenigsberg CTO, 2U, 4/22/2014
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Red Hat Containers OS-Centric: No Accident
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Red Hat's critics say containers are the wrong idea, and too focused on the operating system. I say maybe Red Hat knows a thing or two about pleasing developers.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/22/2014
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Big Switch, Avaya, IBM, VMware: SDN Strategies
Kurt Marko, Contributing Editor
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Part 4 in our series comparing vendors' SDN approaches.
By Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 4/22/2014
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Scale-Out Storage Has Limits
George Crump, President, Storage Switzerland
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Disk may scale as your storage needs increase, but what do you do when your datacenter is maxed out?
By George Crump President, Storage Switzerland, 4/21/2014
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'BYOS' Should Replace BYOD
Mike Jennett,
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Phone-centric thinking must give way as mobile security, management, and development demands meet wearables, smart autos, and other digital "stuff."
By Mike Jennett , 4/21/2014
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OpenStack's French Connection: eNovance
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Little-known firm in France emerges as one of the top customizers of OpenStack clouds.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/18/2014
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Red Hat Linux Containers: Not Just Recycled Ideas
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Commentary
Red Hat and its partner, Docker, bring DevOps characteristics to Linux containers, making them lighter-weight vehicles than virtual machines for cloud workloads.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/17/2014
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Cisco, Arista, HP: SDN Strategies
Kurt Marko, Contributing Editor
News
In the second part of this series examining vendors' SDN products, I look at Cisco ACI, Arista's programmable approach, and HP's commitment to OpenFlow.
By Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 4/17/2014
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Microsoft Azure Intelligent Systems: 4 Facts
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft tries to become a power player in the brave new world of Internet-connected sensors, using a cloud-based Internet of Things management service, Azure Intelligent Systems.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/17/2014
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Red Hat Touts Linux Containers For Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Red Hat teams with Docker, urges developers to consider Linux-based containers as a lightweight alternative to virtual machine files for moving workloads to the cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/16/2014
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SDN Vendors Vie For Market, Mindshare
Kurt Marko, Contributing Editor
News
It's a land grab in the software-defined networking market, with heavyweights and startups rolling out an array of technologies for automating the network.
By Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 4/16/2014
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IBM Launches Disaster Recovery Via SoftLayer
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Virtual Server Recovery is now available through IBM's SoftLayer unit; resiliency services to come.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/16/2014
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Microsoft Reveals Big Data Strategy
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft's new tools aim to serve all users -- not just data scientists -- extracting insight from big data sets and the Internet of Things.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/16/2014
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AllJoyn: A Common Language For Internet Of Things
Jeff Bertolucci,
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Open-source lingua franca aims to let IoT devices and services communicate across manufacturers and operating systems.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 4/15/2014
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VMware Offers Disaster Recovery As A Service
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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VMware disaster recovery service lets customers automatically replicate business systems and data in one of VMware's five vCloud Hybrid Service datacenters.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/15/2014
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DevOps: A Culture Shift, Not A Technology
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Andi Mann, author and VP at CA Technologies, says DevOps is a horrible term but a necessary IT culture change.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/14/2014
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ARM TechCon 2014 Calls For Speaker Proposals
Karen Field,
News
Want to speak at the 10th ARM innovation meeting? Proposals are due May 15.
By Karen Field , 4/11/2014
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Inside A Bank's Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery Plan
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
Commentary
Seattle Bank uses HotLink technology to spin up applications in AWS in case of disaster in the bank’s own data center.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 4/11/2014
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Netflix Cloud Architect: How To Succeed As Disruptor
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Adrian Cockcroft, Netflix's former chief cloud architect, outlines how a changed business flowed out of the cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/10/2014
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Can IBM Sell Mainframe As Cloud Rock Star?
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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On the mainframe's 50th birthday, IBM positions it as the still young Enterprise Cloud System, capable of running 6,000 Linux workloads.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/9/2014
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