Data Center - Infoworld http://www.infoworld.com/t/21667 en Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 moves closer to general release http://www.infoworld.com/t/linux/red-hat-enterprise-linux-7-moves-closer-general-release-240665?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/140.jpg" alt="Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 moves closer to general release" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>Red Hat next week will offer a release candidate of RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux) 7 with myriad improvements in areas ranging from containers to the kernel. Data Center Red Hat Linux Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 240665 at http://www.infoworld.com VMware preps public cloud-powered disaster recovery as a service http://www.infoworld.com/t/disaster-recovery/vmware-preps-public-cloud-powered-disaster-recovery-service-240545?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/vmware_hp_pod.jpg" alt="VMware preps public cloud-powered disaster recovery as a service" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Continuously available recovery is typically thought of as a luxury that only larger businesses can afford, since they're the ones who can fork over the cash for a separate data center.</p> Cloud Computing Data Center EMC VMware Disaster Recovery Hybrid Cloud Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:44:11 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 240545 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 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 Suse open-sources live updater for Linux kernel http://www.infoworld.com/t/linux/suse-open-sources-live-updater-linux-kernel-239405?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/linux_screen_user_hp.jpg" alt="Suse open-sources live updater for Linux kernel" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>Nobody loves downtime or reboots -- especially not Suse. But the Linux engineers at Suse didn't just sit there and grind their teeth over forced reboots after a kernel patch; they went out and did something about it.</p> Data Center Enterprise Architecture Open Source Software Linux Open Source Software Mon, 31 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 239405 at http://www.infoworld.com You say Python, and I say Perl ... http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-center/you-say-python-and-i-say-perl-239267?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="You say Python, and I say Perl..." width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>Last week, I shared&nbsp;<a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-center/fatal-abstraction-bottom-view-of-high-level-languages-238880">my reluctance to blindly accept the abstractions</a> found in languages and frameworks like Ruby on Rails.</p> Application Development Data Center Application Development Perl Python Ruby on Rails Mon, 31 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Paul Venezia 239267 at http://www.infoworld.com Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization promises more OpenStack integration http://www.infoworld.com/t/server-virtualization/red-hat-enterprise-virtualization-promises-more-openstack-integration-239394?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/VI9E83~1.JPG" alt="Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization promises more OpenStack integration" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Red Hat just released a beta version of the latest rev of its server and desktop virtualization solution, <a href="http://www.redhat.com/products/cloud-computing/virtualization/" target="_blank">Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization</ Cloud Computing Data Center Enterprise Architecture Virtualization Red Hat Server Virtualization Virtual Desktop OpenStack Open Source Software Fri, 28 Mar 2014 17:46:41 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 239394 at http://www.infoworld.com Facebook, Twitter, Google, and LinkedIn pump up scaling for MySQL http://www.infoworld.com/t/mysql/facebook-twitter-google-and-linkedin-pump-scaling-mysql-239273?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/51FErevdata_il.jpg" alt="Facebook, Twitter, Google, and LinkedIn pump up scaling for MySQL" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>Look no further for a sign of MySQL's success than its breadth of use in companies both big and small. Big Data Data Center Data Management Open Source Software MySQL Open Source Software Fri, 28 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 239273 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 Fatal abstraction: A bottom-up view of high-level languages http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-center/fatal-abstraction-bottom-view-of-high-level-languages-238880?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="Fatal abstraction: A bottom-up view of high-level languages" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>I've been writing a lot of code recently, more than your normal internal IT tools and widgets. Application Development Data Center Application Development Perl Python Ruby on Rails Mon, 24 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Paul Venezia 238880 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 Quantum rewrites the rules of computing http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-center/quantum-rewrites-the-rules-of-computing-238576?source=rss_data_center <p>The CEO of a quantum computing company walked onto a stage at MIT and stood in front of an audience of professors, engineers and computer scientists. Vern Brownell, CEO of D-Wave Systems, looked out at the crowd and said, "I cannot explain how quantum computing works."</p><p>Was he heckled? Did attendees get up and leave? No. No one in the audience stirred. There was no murmuring. Nobody laughed. No sidelong glances. Nothing. Quantum computing is just that confusing. Some of the world's best physicists don't understand how it works.</p> Data Center High-Performance Computing Tue, 18 Mar 2014 12:08:26 +0000 admin 238576 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 Intel's 800Gbps optical cable could be copper's death knell http://www.infoworld.com/t/data-center-design/intels-800gbps-optical-cable-could-be-coppers-death-knell-238177?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="https://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Intel_New_hp.jpg" alt="Intel's 800Gbps optical cable could be copper's death knell" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>For years now, pundits and industry figures alike have been predicting the demise of copper as an interconnection technology in the data center. Data Center Enterprise Architecture Intel Data Center Design FibreChannel Tue, 11 Mar 2014 18:55:21 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 238177 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