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Tue, February 25, 2014 - Big data workloads tend to suck up enormous amounts of compute resources, which can create serious log jams in your data center if the workloads aren't scheduled optimally. Adaptive Computing's Big Workflow is designed to leverage HPC and cloud technologies to help data centers adapt to big data.
Thu, February 20, 2014 - After more than six years of internal development of its branch of the cross-language framework that powers its internal services, Facebook has released that branch to open source and hopes to work with the Apache Thrift community to incorporate the work.
Tue, January 28, 2014 - The accepted wisdom is that startups are agile and innovative and large enterprises are followers. But these six IT trends may be changing all that, giving large enterprises the capability to compete as innovators.
Thu, January 23, 2014 - Aiming to help organizations cut through confusion in the data center infrastructure management market and prepare them for the impact of cloud, mobility and big data, HP is offering four new consulting services.
Mon, December 30, 2013 - CGI Federal, the lead contractor at Healthcare.gov, is a veritable black belt in software development, with the highest possible certification from CMMI. So what does the website's flawed rollout say about how useful CMMI is?
Thu, December 19, 2013 - Your employees can learn a lot from each other. This exclusive inside look at an internal developer conference at screen-capture software maker TechSmith shows how the right mix of informational presentations, hands-on sessions, frank discussions and a bit of fun can take employees out of their comfort zones and motivate them to achieve greater success.
Mon, December 09, 2013 - Gartner predicts that over the next five years the data center will be defined less by geography and more by flexibility and efficiency.
Tue, November 19, 2013 - Load balancing isn't just for websites that expect surges in traffic any more. Companies of all sizes, and in all verticals, find load balancing an effective way to address disaster recovery, scalability, failover and application virtualization needs.
Thu, November 14, 2013 - Microsoft's new Server and Cloud Enrollment (SCE) licensing program, which replaces the ECI and EAP programs, could increase enterprise customers' costs by as much as 40 percent.
Thu, November 14, 2013 - The move will allow software vendors to build new applications that take advantage of Watson's "cognitive computing"
Mon, November 11, 2013 - IDC: PaaS revenue growth is set to widely outpace IT spending overall
Wed, October 23, 2013 - Aiming to give customers the flexibility to store, process and leverage their data on-premises, in the cloud or in a hybrid environment, Teradata is making its portfolio of platforms and services available via the cloud, including Data Warehouse as a Service, Discovery as a Service and Data Management as a Service.
Thu, October 10, 2013 - When a data visualization and analysis software provider found that its backend storage was slowing down its developers, it resisted the urge to add capacity. Instead, it turned to a software solution that scales storage performance using virtualization.
Fri, September 27, 2013 - There’s inevitable tension between enforcing global IT standardization and allowing flexibility at the local level. Here’s how to find the right balance.