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“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail,” Ralph Waldo Emerson famously advised. And, in the world of data management, companies are doing just …

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5 Reasons Why You Should Consider Network Virtualization in Your Business
December 7, 2017 – 10:12 am | Comments Off on 5 Reasons Why You Should Consider Network Virtualization in Your Business
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Every business has goals. One of the most important goals for a firm is to keep its current customers happy while at the same time reaching out to attract new customers. In doing all this, …

Hadoop 3.0 Likely to Arrive Before Christmas
December 7, 2017 – 9:59 am | Comments Off on Hadoop 3.0 Likely to Arrive Before Christmas
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It’s looking like big data developers will get an early holiday present as work on Hadoop version 3.0 nears completion. And while Hadoop 3.0 brings compelling new features, including a 50% increase in capacity and …

Are hypervisor tools products or features?
December 7, 2017 – 9:56 am | Comments Off on Are hypervisor tools products or features?
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You still have a choice about which company provides your hypervisor software, but there’s no longer a question as to whether you need one; you do. In almost all ways, the hypervisor shifted from being …

OpenStack Launches Kata Containers Project to Improve Security
December 7, 2017 – 9:35 am | Comments Off on OpenStack Launches Kata Containers Project to Improve Security
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The OpenStack Foundation announced a new effort called Kata Containers on Dec. 5, in a bid to help organizations deploy and run containers more securely in the cloud.

The Kata Containers project will be run as …

Equinix Wants to Do to Data Center Connectivity What AWS Did to Computing
December 4, 2017 – 11:46 pm | Comments Off on Equinix Wants to Do to Data Center Connectivity What AWS Did to Computing
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Equinix has created an empire by building data center hubs where companies can interconnect their networks – nerve centers of the internet and private corporate networks. In many places around the world, an Equinix facility …

What to do if your public cloud is hacked
December 4, 2017 – 11:21 pm | Comments Off on What to do if your public cloud is hacked
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It’s a nightmare scenario for any organisation – a public cloud hack, leaving your data open and vulnerable. Luckily public cloud hacks are rare, but if the worst does happen, what should you do? And, …

MapR Speeds Up Secure BI/Analytics for Operational Data
December 4, 2017 – 11:00 pm | Comments Off on MapR Speeds Up Secure BI/Analytics for Operational Data
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Data management software maker MapR Technologies is boldly going where it has never gone before: It has added an afterburner of sorts to its platform. The San Jose, Calif.-based company now claims up to 10 …

On hyper-converged products and device-specific hypervisors
December 4, 2017 – 10:56 pm | Comments Off on On hyper-converged products and device-specific hypervisors
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Perhaps the greatest benefit to using an HCI product that relies on a proprietary hypervisor is that it is built specifically for the task at hand. The vendor presumably designed its hypervisor to do one …