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Why You Need To Embrace DevOps Differently
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Before you jump into DevOps understand what problems you are trying to solve, and whether you need to make a complete commitment to all of the elements or just specific aspects.
By Sebastian Velez, Director at the Center of Excellence at PSL , 1/13/2017
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451 Research: Containers A $2.7 Billion Market By 2020
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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451 Research sees containers filling a more prominent role in the cloud technologies market by 2020; the container ecosystem growing fast.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/12/2017
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Killing 'Zombies' Achieves Greatest Gain In Data Center Efficiency
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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The Uptime Institute has estimated the gains from eliminating 'zombie' servers and implementing a data center management system versus doing nothing.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 12/29/2016
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At AWS, 'Enterprise Strategy' Consists Of Helping Migrations
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Head of Enterprise Strategy Stephen Orban describes how AWS will try to assist more enterprise workloads in a move to the cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 12/21/2016
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GPU Hardware Powers MapD Big Data Management
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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When it comes to clickstream data, server log analysis or machine learning, there's a likely GPU-based system in IT's future.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 12/21/2016
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Brooks Brothers In Style As It Moves To Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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With operations depending on SAP HANA, Brooks Brothers management wanted a minimum of downtime in its move to AWS cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 12/13/2016
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IT Headed For Fundamental Changes, SIM Survey Shows
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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IT organization budgets look happy and positive on the surface, but there's less money for maintenance and more for cloud and software development. The signs point to tumultuous times ahead.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 12/8/2016
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AWS Smooths Developers' Path To Cloud, Enterprise To Follow?
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Amazon Web Services is filling the gaps in its software development/deployment process in a bid to attract enterprise developers.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 12/6/2016
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Storage Survey: Cloud Storage Use Up, But Integration Still Sought
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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A supplier of an object storage system asked 409 IT managers how hybrid cloud storage use was progressing. The answer: with some difficulties.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 11/25/2016
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HelloFresh Moves Analytics To Hadoop
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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HelloFresh, one of the popular new fresh meal delivery services, was outgrowing its home-grown business intelligence system. To meet the needs of its growing business and data volumes, the company moved to MapR's Hadoop.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/23/2016
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2017 IT Budgets: One-Third Goes To Cloud, Hosting Services
Scott Ferguson, Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech
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IT professionals and CIOs plan to spend slightly more than a third of their total IT budgets on cloud and hosting services in 2017, according to survey results from 451 Research. While IaaS remains popular, most of the money will be spent on application, management, and security services.
By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 11/17/2016
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Successful Analytics Is All About The Infrastructure: Podcast
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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Claudia Imhoff shares insights on what a modern business needs from its analytics infrastructure and how IT departments can get from where they are to where the business needs them to be.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 11/16/2016
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Cisco: Cloud-Native Apps Will Dominate By 2020
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Big data, IoT, and other applications are changing cloud computing, according to Cisco's sixth annual Global Cloud Computing Index. The report finds that cloud traffic will represent 92% of all data center traffic by 2020, and that companies will build 485 hyperscale data centers in the next three years.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 11/14/2016
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Drones As Compute Platforms In The Air: Podcast
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Intel's Anil Nanduri talks with InformationWeek about the company's newest drone and the demonstration that shows that drones are a dynamic compute platform.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 11/8/2016
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Google Search Indexing To Go Mobile-First
Scott Ferguson, Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech
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In an announcement that could have far-ranging implications for websites of all sizes, Google said that it would place even more emphasis on mobile search, especially in the ways the company's algorithm ranks sites.
By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 11/8/2016
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Hyperconverged Infrastructure And The Future Of IT: Podcast
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
In this episode of InformationWeek's Expert Voice podcast, we talk with Wikibon's Stu Miniman about hyperconverged infrastructures and why IT pros need to pay attention.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 11/1/2016
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OpenStack Revenue To Hit $5 Billion By 2020
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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451 Research doubles its previous estimate of the value of the OpenStack marketplace and predicts the majority of OpenStack revenue will come from private cloud deployments.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 10/27/2016
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Final Presidential Debate Tests UNLV's IT Preparedness
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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The UNLV IT staff had to be ready for a variety of requests -- often at the last minute -- as the school prepared to host the third Presidential debate earlier this month. Here's the inside story.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 10/26/2016
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7 Tech Nightmares Haunting IT Pros This Halloween
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Sinister service outages, blood-curdling budget constraints, and chilling cyberthreats have long been the stuff of IT nightmares. Now a new survey looks at what's really terrifying IT pros this Halloween and beyond.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/26/2016
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AI Provider Brings IoT Data To Bare Metal Cloud
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Falkonry provides AI services to its industrial customers generating great volumes of IoT data. Here's why this company chose a bare metal cloud implementation for its operations.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/21/2016
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