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April 21, 2017 – 4:14 am | Comments Off on DevOps – Convergence for Software Development

DevOps seems all the rage these days, but what exactly is it?  Based on the name, Dev-Ops is Development combined with Operations.  Fundamentally this is a great idea.  The driving force is to incorporate feedback …

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Planet analytics: big data, sustainability, and environmental impact
April 23, 2017 – 1:12 am | Comments Off on Planet analytics: big data, sustainability, and environmental impact

Data-driven analytics applications are eating the world and transforming every domain. But the world is also being eaten up in a different way by several non-sustainable practices. On Earth Day, we look at what we know about the relation between big data and the environment: how big data is used to measure sustainability and inform action, and what is the impact they have on the environment as a whole.

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While businesses vary in each and every one of these factors, they typically have one thing in common: they have a specific domain they operate in, as well as business and governance models with clearly defined stakeholders and responsibilities.

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Why VMWare Acquired Wavefront
April 23, 2017 – 12:58 am | Comments Off on Why VMWare Acquired Wavefront
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In the previous article, we discussed market expectations for VMware’s (VMW) soon-to-be-announced fiscal 1Q17 results. On April 12, 2017, VMware announced its acquisition of Wavefront, a cloud analytics company, for an undisclosed sum. Let’s see …

Cloud, Security and Analytics at Open Networking User Group
April 22, 2017 – 12:24 am | Comments Off on Cloud, Security and Analytics at Open Networking User Group
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ONUG is here again and next week I will be heading to San Francisco to participate in the Spring conference. This will be the fourth ONUG conference I am attending and it has been fascinating …

Equity podcast: Uber’s losses, Cloudera’s IPO and the biggest e-commerce acquisition ever
April 22, 2017 – 12:12 am | Comments Off on Equity podcast: Uber’s losses, Cloudera’s IPO and the biggest e-commerce acquisition ever
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Welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast. This episode Katie Roof, Matthew Lynley and myself were joined by Ethan Kurzweil of Bessemer Venture Partners for a lively-as-heck conversation covering the biggest financial news of …

VDI can help improve hospitals’ IT security and rein in costs — Here’s how
April 21, 2017 – 9:34 am | Comments Off on VDI can help improve hospitals’ IT security and rein in costs — Here’s how
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Mobile technology in healthcare has the potential to make caregiving more convenient for providers. Organizations with cloud-based EHRs and patient information systems — often known as “bring your own device” systems — enable clinicians to …

Getting to grips with server and storage virtualisation
April 21, 2017 – 9:24 am | Comments Off on Getting to grips with server and storage virtualisation
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The way that virtualisation has been talked about over the last decade you would be tempted to think every server and storage system has had the virtualisation treatment, but many organisation still haven’t completely climbed …

How does VMware Horizon View licensing work?
April 21, 2017 – 4:24 am | Comments Off on How does VMware Horizon View licensing work?
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VMware offers two different Horizon View licensing models for most of its Horizon products. The per named user licensing model is for organizations with users who require dedicated virtual machine access. This Horizon View licensing …

vCenter’s phone-home ‘customer improvement’ feature opened remote code execution hole
April 19, 2017 – 12:48 am | Comments Off on vCenter’s phone-home ‘customer improvement’ feature opened remote code execution hole
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Ever worried that software phoning home application performance data so vendors can learn from real-world users might become an attack vector? If so, your nightmare just came true: VMware’s vCenter has just that problem, thanks …

Virtualizing container storage for persistence and data protection
April 18, 2017 – 11:46 pm | Comments Off on Virtualizing container storage for persistence and data protection
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Many companies today are going through “container initiatives” as they try to figure out if they should take their legacy applications and put them into such virtualized environments or if they should limit container storage to …