Overheard: Word of the Day:

December, 2008

December 11, 2008  2:15 PM

Overheard – End of the IT department

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Cloud computing, future of IT, Technology, Utility computing

nicholas_carr.jpg In the long run, the IT department is unlikely to survive, at least in its familiar form. It will have...

December 11, 2008  1:54 PM

Overheard – No LAMP in the cloud?

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Cloud computing, LAMP

alex_iskold.jpg This generation of web services got their start from LAMP - a stack of simple, yet powerful technologies that...

December 11, 2008  1:09 PM

Overheard – All we are saying…is give clouds a chance

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Cloud computing, LAMP, Technology

kyle_rankin.jpg If you can increase your capacity simply by adding another twenty nodes to your infrastructure (such as with...

December 10, 2008  4:44 PM

Overheard – Key to cloud is an old-fashioned SLA

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Cloud computing, Service Level Agreement, Technology

cloud_dollars-sm1.jpg "Cloud computing" is an apt name for a technology that is many things to many people. Although...

December 9, 2008  11:23 PM

Overheard – A hybrid cloud is not a cloudburst

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Cloud computing, hybrid application hosting, Jeff Barr, Technology

jeff-barr.jpg Cloudbursting is an application hosting model which combines existing corporate infrastructure with new,...

December 9, 2008  2:51 PM

Overheard: Cisco steering towards video

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Cisco, MPLS, Technology

suraj-shetty.jpg Earlier performance-enhancing technologies, such as MPLS, helped support video as one of many applications....

December 8, 2008  8:24 PM

Overheard: How does anomaly-based monitoring fit into tomorrow’s security picture?

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
anomaly detection, Malware, network security, Technology

We knew that the volume of new attacks and the vectors used were only going to increase, so we chose to stay ahead of the curve with a...

December 8, 2008  7:12 PM

Overheard – Facebook Connect is like Beacon without the marketing sleeze

Posted by: Margaret Rouse

om_malik.jpg Facebook Connect, which was announced in May and is being rolled out this week, allows you to use your Facebook...

December 5, 2008  6:13 PM

Overheard – Lean production and specialization are at odds

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
lean production

earll_murman.jpg The hierarchical and rigid structure [of the traditional organizational structure]...

December 3, 2008  10:43 PM

Overheard – What does an Infiniband server switch look like?

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Cisco, HPC, Infiniband

Product manager Robert Stromer demos Cisco SFS 7000 Series InfiniBand server switches. [kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/jzSGJSNVOoQ" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /] Brock, from Saint Paul, MN shows off a new cluster from Penguin Computing -...

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