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Review: VMware VSAN turns storage inside-out

VMware's Virtual SAN 1.0 combines easy setup and management with high availability and high performance -- and freedom from traditional storage systems

Review: VMware VSAN turns storage inside-out

Systemd: Harbinger of the Linux apocalypse

It might not be the end of the world, but the design of systemd and the attitudes of its developers have been counterproductive

How hackers used Google to steal corporate data

Attackers used Google Developers and public DNS to disguise traffic between the malware and command-and-control servers

PaaS shoot-out: Cloud Foundry vs. OpenShift

Cloud Foundry shines with broad application support and stellar ease of use, but OpenShift has the edge in management and automation

IBM opening two state-of-the-art disaster recovery data centers

IBM is about to cut the ribbon opening data centers in the Raleigh, N.C. and Mumbai, India, to provide disaster recovery and resiliency services

The quiet before the next IT revolution

Now that the technologies behind our servers and networks have stabilized, IT can look forward to a different kind of constant change

4 cloud horror stories -- and how to survive them

Here are four cloud horror stories along with spoilers, so you can make it out alive

No interruptions! Technologist at work

A five-minute interruption can cause the loss of an hour of production for the dedicated techie -- most of the time

Build your own private cloud

Borrowing from public cloud architecture and technologies, the private cloud weaves a new management layer around virtualized data center systems

Review: OpenShift shines for developers and ops

From the pain-free install and easy app deployment to gear idling and automatic scaling, OpenShift fulfills the promise of platform as a service

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The green IT stars of 2010

InfoWorld's 2010 Green 15 Awards: Green-tech projects coupled with innovation and collaboration yield bountiful rewards more

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The InfoWorld Hardware Hall of Fame

From mainframes and minis to PCs and PDAs, our picks for the greatest, most enduring computer hardware of all time more

Systemd: Harbinger of the Linux apocalypse
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Systemd: Harbinger of the Linux apocalypse

Blog by Paul Venezia

It might not be the end of the world, but the design of systemd and the attitudes of its developers have been counterproductive
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