IBM will debut Linux database cluster packages at this week's LinuxWorld conference in San Francisco. The DB2 Integrated Cluster Environment can scale up to 1,000 nodes, IBM says. The prepackaged, pretested systems reduce the time needed to install clustered database servers running on Linux. The packages include DB2 Universal Database and DB2 Express; IBM servers, including the xSeries and the new eServer 325 based on Advanced Micro Devices Inc.'s Opteron chip; Linux operating software from Red Hat Inc. or SuSE Linux AG; and IBM's Tivoli System Automation for Linux. Pricing starts at $8,700 for a two-node system.
[Interop ITX 2017] State Of DevOps ReportThe DevOps movement brings application development and infrastructure operations together to increase efficiency and deploy applications more quickly. But embracing DevOps means making significant cultural, organizational, and technological changes. This research report will examine how and why IT organizations are adopting DevOps methodologies, the effects on their staff and processes, and the tools they are utilizing for the best results.
Digital Transformation Myths & TruthsTransformation is on every IT organization's to-do list, but effectively transforming IT means a major shift in technology as well as business models and culture. In this IT Trend Report, we examine some of the misconceptions of digital transformation and look at steps you can take to succeed technically and culturally.