How eBay Manages Its Data Centers
The company is a third of the way through a major three-year grid computing initiative and is hoping to move toward automatic service level management.
Data Center Best Practices
Leading-edge operators and consultants share their tips on building ultraefficient, ultrasecure, and ultrareliable facilities.
Dell Builds Out Web-Hosted Support Services
Among the services Dell plans to make available are patch management, anti-virus, anti-spam, online backup and recovery, asset discovery, asset tracking, e-mail continuity, e-mail archiving, and image management.
Students Simulate Mission To Mars
A team of researchers in Utah are learning more about the logistical, mechanical, scientific, and e-mail issues Mars explorers are likely to face.
12 USB Thumb Drives Keep Your Data Secure
Keep your important files mobile but safe with these USB thumb drives -- most under $100 -- from Kingston, SanDisk, Lexar, Imation, and more, which offer enhanced protection via encryption, biometrics, and self-destruct mechanisms.
Google Buys Into Undersea Cable
Google will join with five other companies to invest in a 10,000 km trans-Pacific submarine cable to carry data to and from Asia.
'Exaflop' Supercomputer Planning Begins
Backed by $7.4 million in funding, computer scientists aim to narrow the gap between theoretical peak performance and actual performance through new architectures.