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VMware Buys DynamicOps for Multi-Platform Cloud Management
July 5, 2012 – 2:31 am | No Comment
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In a sign that VMware won’t quit until it is synonymous with cloud computing, the company announced today that it is acquiring cloud management software maker DynamicOps for an undisclosed amount.
Formerly a part of Credit …

Hadoop in the Cloud with Amazon, Google and MapR
July 4, 2012 – 5:10 am | No Comment
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June of 2012 was a big month for the cloud. On June 7th, Microsoft re-launched its Windows Azure cloud platform, which now features a full-fledged Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offering that accommodates both Windows …

IBM snuggles up BigInsights Hadoop with Cloudera
July 4, 2012 – 5:00 am | No Comment
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Like all of the other Hadoop disties, Big Blue is upgrading its big data muncher to the most recent Apache modules and integrating it with its own add-ons. And with its InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition …

MapR’s Google Deal Marks Second Big Data Cloud Win
July 4, 2012 – 4:53 am | No Comment
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Just two weeks after inking a deal with Amazon Web Services, MapR gets an exclusive to run Hadoop services on the Google Compute Engine.
June was a good month for Hadoop software distributor MapR, landing not …

Big data providing a big advantage
July 4, 2012 – 4:48 am | No Comment
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Today, big data is a term increasingly being used to describe the massive amounts of data being created, collected and stored especially by retailers to gain a competitive advantage. In order to achieve this advantage …

What Is Hardware Emulation Virtualization?
July 3, 2012 – 12:15 pm | No Comment
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Probably the best-known type of virtualization is what’s commonly referred to as “Hardware Emulation”. Back when IT departments were struggling to get work done with machines at full capacity, it made sense to assign one …

London Calling: VMTurbo Participates in VMware Forum
July 3, 2012 – 11:50 am | No Comment
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VMTurbo recently participated in its first VMware Forum event in EMEA—at Wembley Stadium in London, home of the England national football team (that’s soccer for you Yanks!). The event was a great opportunity to meet …

Future Big Data: What’s to Be Paranoid About?
July 3, 2012 – 11:43 am | No Comment
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There have been plenty of columns written in the last few months about the amazing potential of Big Data and what it holds for the future, but little has been said about the dangers that …