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Dyn DDoS attack exposes soft underbelly of the cloud

The DDoS attack against Dyn affected numerous websites, but the biggest victims are the enterprises that rely on SaaS for critical business operations

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6 small steps to digital transformation

Boiling the ocean never works. But the right proof of concept can provide a key transformative example for your entire organization

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Puppet tightens links to Docker, Jenkins, VMware

The latest edition of the Puppet Enterprise datacenter orchestration platform focuses on containers, continuous integration pipelines, and virtual machines

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The march toward exascale computers

Petaflop supercomputers have become standard. But be prepared to pay: These machines can be as expensive to operate as they are to purchase

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Windows Server Essentials: Still big for small businesses

Office 365 is a great tool for small businesses, but many still need local servers and joint cloud/on-premises administration

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Microsoft's Configurable Cloud satisfies datacenters' need for speed

Microsoft's use of networked FPGA hardware is unlocking all kinds of possibilities for accelerating datacenter operations, from searches to (eventually) machine learning

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Gartner’s predictions: A look at the top 10 tech trends

One revelation: Nearly 30 percent of servers are zombies

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VMware-AWS deal could drive more companies into the cloud

The new service lets companies run VMware on AWS and manage their deployments with vCenter

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31% off SanDisk Ultra Fit 128GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive - Deal Alert

From a global leader in flash memory technology, the SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 Flash Drive is an ultra-small, low-profile drive with a storage capacity of 128GB, and enough speed to transfer a full-length movie in less than 30 seconds....


Serverless Framework takes the pain out of AWS Lambda deployment

Formerly known as Jaws, the Serverless Framework debuts its first full point release to simplify deploying apps to AWS Lambda -- and eventually to other services of its kind

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The hidden benefits of Docker for QA

Docker and containers can make QA testing easier, faster, and more effective

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4 no-bull reasons Windows Server 2016 is a big deal

What's so important about Windows Server 2016? Here are four big reasons why it matters -- and not only for people with their heads in the (hybrid) cloud

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First look: Chef’s Habitat puts automation in the app

By packaging configuration and runtime requirements with the app, Habitat decouples automation from the infrastructure

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Group policies, meet EMM: New and old Windows 10 management unite

MobileIron Bridge lets IT apply familiar group policy objects to Windows 10 PCs via enterprise mobile management, filling a big gap in Win10's new APIs

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There's no easy way to do IoT management

The complexity of mobile's early days are a small taste of what IT will face in managing the internet of things


OpenStack Newton serves up a heaping helping of scalability

The next release of OpenStack made its debut on Thursday with a raft of new features for better scalability and resiliency.

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The story of a 'System frickin' Administrator, not developer, you hear me?'

In this new DevOps world, traditional system administrators have to up their game and learn more about development. Some have made the shift willingly, but some are holding onto their roots and not letting go

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SmartNICs: Give your OpenStack network a boost

Software-programmable network interface cards combine CPU offload with central control, providing more speed and flexibility than SR-IOV or DPDK

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