Data Center - Infoworld http://www.infoworld.com/t/21622 en Microsoft takes Iowa from corn to .com http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-center/microsoft-takes-iowa-corn-com-240873?source=rss_data_center <p>Star Trek fans know that Capt. James T. Kirk will eventually be <a href="http://news.discovery.com/human/life/visiting-the-future-birthplace-of-captain-kirk.htm" target="_blank">born in Iowa</a>. So, in one respect, this state already has a notable tech reputation. Now, it has another.</p><p>Microsoft is building some 1.16 million square feet of new data center space, Iowa officials said Friday. This is Microsoft's second data center in West Des Moines.</p> Data Center Microsoft Data Center Mon, 21 Apr 2014 14:41:54 +0000 admin 240873 at http://www.infoworld.com The Heartbleed recovery starts with you and me http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-center/the-heartbleed-recovery-starts-you-and-me-240648?source=rss_data_center <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/web_browser.jpg" alt="The Heartbleed recovery starts with you and me" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: iStockphoto</p></em></div> Data Center Security Encryption Data Center Security Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Paul Venezia 240648 at http://www.infoworld.com Red-hot IT jobs: Who's getting hired in 2014 http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/149218/red-hot-it-jobs-whos-getting-hired-in-2014-240779?source=rss_data_center <!--paging_filter-->Dice.com released its Tech Trends Q1 report for 2014 and while the numbers are excellent across IT as a whole, they’re especially lucrative for tech consultants<div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-dek"> <div class="field-label">Dek:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Dice.com released its Tech Trends Q1 report for 2014 and while the numbers are excellent across IT as a whole, they’re especially lucrative for tech consultants </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-external-source"> <div class="field-label">External Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> itworld.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-url-redirect"> <div class="field-label">Redirect Unpublished Slideshow to:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/148432 </div> </div> </div> Data Center Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 admin 240779 at http://www.infoworld.com 3 big lessons to learn from Heartbleed http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-center/3-big-lessons-learn-heartbleed-240270?source=rss_data_center <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/heart_circuitboard.jpg" alt="3 big lessons to learn from Heartbleed" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: Svitlana Pidburtna</p></em></div> Data Center Open Source Software Security Encryption Systems Management Open Source Software Data Center Security Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Paul Venezia 240270 at http://www.infoworld.com Tell us your tech priorities for a chance to win $500 http://www.infoworld.com/t/application-development/tell-us-your-tech-priorities-chance-win-500-240402?source=rss_data_center <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/list_1-2-3.jpg" alt="Tell us your tech priorities for a chance to win $500" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Certain CIOs, mainly those who have come up through the business side, have been known to say, "Technology doesn't matter; it's all about business value."</p> Big Data Application Development Cloud Computing Computer Hardware Data Center Data Management Storage Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Eric Knorr 240402 at http://www.infoworld.com Big data needs software-defined storage http://www.infoworld.com/t/storage/big-data-needs-software-defined-storage-239954?source=rss_data_center <p><em>The movement to smarten up every aspect of IT infrastructure rolls ever onward, from servers to the network to storage. We've deployed server virtualization and built automation frameworks to adapt elastically to changing workloads; we've also begun rebuilding our networks with SDN. Software-defined storage (SDS) is the next big trend.</em></p> Data Center Networking Storage IBM Storage Virtualization Storage Management Data Center Networking Storage Wed, 09 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 New Tech Forum 239954 at http://www.infoworld.com Don't want to mix programming languages? You already do! http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-center/dont-want-mix-programming-languages-you-already-do-239907?source=rss_data_center <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/ProgrammingLanguages440x330.jpg" alt="Don't want to mix programming languages?</div> Application Development Data Center Application Development Development Tools Data Center Mon, 07 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Paul Venezia 239907 at http://www.infoworld.com 10 pivotal tech shifts the experts didn't see coming http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/147529/10-pivotal-tech-shifts-the-experts-didnt-see-coming-239906?source=rss_data_center <!--paging_filter-->Sometimes you assume that a technology has reached its pinnacle, but usually you're wrong<div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-dek"> <div class="field-label">Dek:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Sometimes you assume that a technology has reached its pinnacle, but usually you&#039;re wrong </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-external-source"> <div class="field-label">External Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> itworld.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-url-redirect"> <div class="field-label">Redirect Unpublished Slideshow to:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/146520 </div> </div> </div> Consumer Electronics Data Center Sat, 05 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 admin 239906 at http://www.infoworld.com What's new in Logstash and why you should care http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/whats-new-in-logstash-and-why-you-should-care-239143?source=rss_data_center <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/data_world.jpg" alt="What's new in Logstash and why you should care" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: iStockphoto</p></em></div> Application Development Application Development Log Analysis Data Center Data Management Thu, 27 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Andrew Oliver 239143 at http://www.infoworld.com Cisco's Intercloud could supercharge its Internet of things plans http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/ciscos-intercloud-could-supercharge-its-internet-of-things-plans-239025?source=rss_data_center <p>Cisco Systems' "Intercloud" platform for interoperable cloud services could be combined with remote-computing technology to define the so-called Internet of Things from the weather-ravaged, intermittently connected edge to regional and global data centers.</p> Cloud Computing Data Center Networking Cisco Systems Internet of things Managed Services SDN Data Center Tue, 25 Mar 2014 11:36:46 +0000 admin 239025 at http://www.infoworld.com Attack of the killer clouds and the coming IT storm http://www.infoworld.com/t/cringely/attack-of-the-killer-clouds-and-the-coming-it-storm-239006?source=rss_data_center <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/2248scr.jpg" alt="Attack of the killer clouds and the coming IT storm" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: Oleksiy Fedorov</p></em></div> Cloud Computing Data Center Networking Virtualization Cringely IT Jobs Cloud Computing Data Center Networking Virtualization Tue, 25 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Robert X. Cringely 239006 at http://www.infoworld.com Review: Riverbed brings branch office storage back to the data center http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-center/review-riverbed-brings-branch-office-storage-back-the-data-center-238461?source=rss_data_center <p>Usually when someone talks about "collapsing" something, images of toppling towers, imploding buildings, tumbling bridges, and other destruction come to mind. But when IT organizations are able to collapse server and storage resources back to the data center by removing hardware and admin chores from remote offices, that's a good thing.</p> Data Center Networking Storage FibreChannel iSCSI Network Storage Wide Area Networking Data Center Networking Storage IDG Insider Fri, 21 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Doug Dineley 238461 at http://www.infoworld.com The Linux security spell is broken http://www.infoworld.com/t/cringely/the-linux-security-spell-broken-238717?source=rss_data_center <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/11TCseemore_hp.jpg" alt="The Linux security spell is broken" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>I've been dipping into the <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/t/cringely/sad-sexy-or-self-sufficient-your-robot-overlords-await-238438">coming-technology</a>-<a href="http://www.infoworld.com/t/cringely/sad-sexy-or-self-sufficient-your-robot-overlords-await-</p> Applications Computer Hardware Data Center Open Source Software Security Facebook Cringely Servers Open Source Software Network Security Social Networking Data Center Thu, 20 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Robert X. Cringely 238717 at http://www.infoworld.com SQL Server 2014 supercharged with in-memory tables, Azure connectivity http://www.infoworld.com/t/dbms/sql-server-2014-supercharged-in-memory-tables-azure-connectivity-238639?source=rss_data_center <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Microsoft_New_hp.jpg" alt="SQL Server 2014 supercharged with in-memory tables, Azure connectivity" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p><a href="http://blogs.technet.com/b/dataplatforminsider/archive/2014/03/18/sql-server-2014-releases-april-1.aspx" target="_blank">Billed as</a> "Microsoft's cloud first data platform," SQL Server 2014 will be <a href="ht Applications Cloud Computing Data Center Data Management Microsoft SQL Server Hybrid Cloud DBMS Data Center Tue, 18 Mar 2014 20:44:30 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 238639 at http://www.infoworld.com The joy of data center automation -- and its hidden dangers http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-center/the-joy-of-data-center-automation-and-its-hidden-dangers-238447?source=rss_data_center <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/app_dev_general_hp.jpg" alt="The joy of data center automation -- and its hidden dangers" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>This week I'm taking a break from railing against <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-center/the-broadband-barbarians-will-soon-control-the-gates-236847">the impending demise of the Internet as we know it</a> to chat about </p> Data Center Networking Systems Management Data Center Networking Mon, 17 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Paul Venezia 238447 at http://www.infoworld.com 7 long-ago decisions that still haunt developers today http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/144245/7-long-ago-decisions-still-haunt-developers-today-238316?source=rss_data_center <!--paging_filter-->Some choices made years ago in the design of programming languages and operating systems may have seemed inconsequential at the time, but continue to plague developers<div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-dek"> <div class="field-label">Dek:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Some choices made years ago in the design of programming languages and operating systems may have seemed inconsequential at the time, but continue to plague developers </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-external-source"> <div class="field-label">External Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ITworld.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-url-redirect"> <div class="field-label">Redirect Unpublished Slideshow to:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ERROR: publication looks to be external to IDGE </div> </div> </div> Application Development Data Center Sat, 15 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 admin 238316 at http://www.infoworld.com Hey Verizon, we're not as stupid as you think we are http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-center/hey-verizon-were-not-stupid-you-think-we-are-237976?source=rss_data_center <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/rj45_cables_networking.jpg" alt="Hey Verizon, we're not as stupid as you think we are" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: iStockphoto</p></em></div> Data Center Verizon Internet Net Neutrality Data Center Networking Mon, 10 Mar 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Paul Venezia 237976 at http://www.infoworld.com Review: Netgear's ReadyData makes a splash with flash http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-center/review-netgears-readydata-makes-splash-flash-237805?source=rss_data_center <div style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 200px; height: 150px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/ed_choice_small.gif" alt="Netgear ReadyDATA 5200" width="200" height="150" align="right" /></div> <p>Netgear's ReadyNAS appliances may be the <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-center/review-4-nas-appliances-deliver-big-storage-cheap-236176">most polished entry-level NAS products</a> on the market.</p> Data Center Storage iSCSI Network-attached Storage Network Storage Solid State Drives Data Center Storage Fri, 07 Mar 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Doug Dineley 237805 at http://www.infoworld.com First look: Docker is a better way to deploy your apps http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/first-look-docker-better-way-deploy-your-apps-237670?source=rss_data_center <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/app_screen.jpg" alt="First look: Docker is a better way to deploy your apps" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: venimo</p></em></div> Application Development Cloud Computing Data Center Open Source Software Linux Application Development Open Source Software Cloud Computing Data Center Wed, 05 Mar 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Doug Dineley 237670 at http://www.infoworld.com Puppet Enterprise's 'Razor' slices through system provisioning http://www.infoworld.com/t/systems-management/puppet-enterprises-razor-slices-through-system-provisioning-237625?source=rss_data_center <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 223px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Open_Source_hp.jpg" alt="Puppet Enterprise's 'Razor' slices through system provisioning " width="223" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>The <a href="https://puppetlabs.com/" target="_blank">enterprise edition of Puppet</a>, an open source data center orchestration and management tool, has hit <a href="http://puppetlabs.com/puppet/puppet-enterprise" target="_blank" Cloud Computing Data Center Open Source Software Systems Management Open Source Software Data Center Tue, 04 Mar 2014 17:03:32 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 237625 at http://www.infoworld.com