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How to conquer the SQL Server 2005 migration challenge

Moving SQL Server 2005 data will be the easy part compared to the app migrations.

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Healthcare CIO: Legal issues are most difficult cloud migration challenge

Boston healthcare organization BIDMC is readying its move of business critical systems into the public cloud, and legal concerns are top of mind for the outfit's CIO

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The iconic Boeing 747 is almost 50!

The first 747 flew 47 years ago this week.

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Microsoft skills: What's hot and what's not?

SQL Server, Azure, SharePoint and .Net among the Microsoft skills in demand

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Four mindblowing Ted Talks for techies

TED talks make that possible to do in a single sitting. Here are four talks that in just over an hour will provide you with a glimpse of what the world might look like in the next decade.

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For sale: The nuclear bunker of your dreams

Be the envy of your survivalist friends with this 235-bed beauty in Northern Ireland.

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Arista violated 3 Cisco patents: ITC

Rival plans workarounds in Q2 to keep switches on the market

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Q&A: As prices fall, flash memory is eating the world

Sumit Sadana, SanDisk's chief strategy officer and general manager of its Enterprise Solutions unit, shared his insights on the pending merger with Western Digital and his take on the evolving role of flash in corporate data...

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SDN shifts from configuration to analytics

Two vendors, Midokura and Pluribus, offer products for visibility into operations, performance

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Microsoft's audacious Project Natick wants to submerge your data in the oceans

Project Natick capsules put data center servers underwater for five years at a time.

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Microsoft tests underwater data center

Microsoft is testing an underwater data center with an eye to reducing data latency for the many users who live close to the sea and also to enable rapid deployment of a data center in as little as 90 days.

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VMware, Cisco SDNs bring home the bacon

Both play key roles in food processor SugarCreek's data centers

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Forget Super Bowl 50: Let's crown the cabling Installer of the Year!

It's time to roll up your sleeves, de-fog your goggles, climb your ladder and get ready for the 9th annual BICSI Cabling Skills Challenge next week in Orlando, where the Installer of the Year will be crowned and awarded a $5K prize...

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11 cloud trends that will dominate 2016

Five industry insiders predict the trends that will shape the cloud market this year.

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Arista countersues Cisco for Antitrust

Alleges unfair competitive practices on eve of ruling in earlier patent case

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Facebook to set up second data center in Europe

Facebook is setting up a data center in Clonee, Ireland, which will be its sixth in the world and its second outside the U.S.

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IBM's Power systems business is growing for the first time in years

A few years ago, you wouldn't have bet on IBM Power systems having much of a future. But a new strategy to embrace Linux and open up the platform is starting to pay off.

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Review: Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 4

Support for Hyper-V containers and advanced storage features are wonderful additions, but hold onto your wallets.

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