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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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Red Hat Hyperconverged Infrastructure joins the parade
June 23, 2017 – 2:11 am | Comments Off on Red Hat Hyperconverged Infrastructure joins the parade

Red Hat Inc. moved into the crowded and hotly contested hyper-converged race today with a new open source software-based product that targets remote and branch offices.

Red Hat Hyperconverged Infrastructure integrates Red Hat’s supported distributions of the open source Gluster distributed file system, enterprise Linux operating system, Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) hypervisor and its Ansible deployment tool. The product offers management and orchestration capabilities through a RESTful API to the Red Hat CloudForms tool.

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IBM ceases Hadoop distribution and partners with Hortonworks​
June 23, 2017 – 1:54 am | Comments Off on IBM ceases Hadoop distribution and partners with Hortonworks​
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Following in the footsteps of Intel and EMC/Pivotal, IBM has abandoned efforts to make a business of Hadoop distributions and mirrored Microsoft in making Hortonworks its supplying partner.

A report from Gartner research VP, Merv Adrian …

Cisco Says SDN-Powered ‘Intent-Based Networking’ Is Industry Future
June 23, 2017 – 1:31 am | Comments Off on Cisco Says SDN-Powered ‘Intent-Based Networking’ Is Industry Future
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Cisco Systems Inc. — the unchallenged kingpin of networking hardware for the past 30 years — this week said it was shifting from hardware-centric to software-driven networking.

The company unveiled what it calls the “network of …

Use PowerShell when working with Hyper-V checkpoints
June 20, 2017 – 11:37 pm | Comments Off on Use PowerShell when working with Hyper-V checkpoints
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By default, Hyper-V checkpoints aren’t enabled on VMs. In order to execute the PowerShell commands below, you’ll be required to enable checkpoints on the VMs. You can use the Hyper-V Manager to enable checkpoints for …

IBM bets on Hortonworks Hadoop platform as its big data engine
June 20, 2017 – 11:13 pm | Comments Off on IBM bets on Hortonworks Hadoop platform as its big data engine
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IBM is dropping its own Hadoop platform and adopting Hortonworks Inc.’s instead as part of a two-way deal that could give users of both companies increased access to enterprise-class capabilities for managing and analyzing big …

Syncsort Bridges Gap from Big Iron to Hadoop Data Lake with New CDC
June 20, 2017 – 10:54 pm | Comments Off on Syncsort Bridges Gap from Big Iron to Hadoop Data Lake with New CDC
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Syncsort, a provider of data integrity and integration solutions for next-generation analytics, has announced new capabilities in its mainframe data access and integration solution that populates Hadoop data lakes with changes in mainframe data.

The new …

The key role of MANO in network functions virtualization
June 20, 2017 – 12:35 am | Comments Off on The key role of MANO in network functions virtualization
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Network functions virtualization (NFV) is making big waves in the telecom industry, but the shift lacks proper oversight. Consequently, the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) defined management and orchestration (MANO) as the architectural framework for …

How to make sure your big data solution actually gets used
June 20, 2017 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on How to make sure your big data solution actually gets used
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So you’ve sold the business value and return on investment for your big data solution to upper management, and the project is up and running. Should this be all there is?

The question you should be …

Netmagic to offer enterprise cloud services with Nutanix
June 19, 2017 – 11:19 pm | Comments Off on Netmagic to offer enterprise cloud services with Nutanix
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Bengaluru: Managed service provider Netmagic, the Indian arm of Japanese telecom major NTT Communications, on Monday said that it would offer private cloud services on Nutanix enterprise cloud platform to data centres.

“Nutanix platform lowers ownership …