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September 23, 2008  1:37 PM

Oracle supports, licenses for Amazon EC2 cloud environments



Posted by: Bridget Botelho
Amazon EC2, cloud computing, Oracle

Oracle today announced that customers can license Oracle Database 11g, Oracle Fusion Middleware and

September 17, 2008  6:23 PM

vCloud initiative: Enterprises moving to clouds



Posted by: Leah Rosin
cloud computing, DataCenter, server virtualization, virtual machines, VMware

On Monday at VMWorld, a new cloud computing intiative was launched: vCloud. As James Urquhart pointed out at his blog,


September 15, 2008  6:21 PM

Citrix and 3Tera partnership elevates the cloud



Posted by: Leah Rosin
cloud computing, DataCenter, Virtualization

On the opening day of VMworld in Las Vegas, 3Tera and Citrix have announced a partnership that is centered around the


September 15, 2008  1:52 PM

Unisys updates server with six-core Intel Xeon, enhances services



Posted by: Bridget Botelho
Capacity Planning, Data center disaster recovery, data center efficiency, DataCenter, Hyper-V, IT Asset management, Microsoft Windows, server virtualization, Unisys, virtual machines, Virtualization, VMware, x86 server, Xeon processor

Blue Bell, Pa.-based Unisys Corp. announced its new ES7000 Model 7600R Enterprise Server using Intel Xeon six-core processors (Dunnington), which Intel also...


August 22, 2008  4:50 PM

VMmark a server vendor leapfrog game



Posted by: Bridget Botelho
DataCenter, Dell, HP, IBM, server consolidation, server virtualization, virtual machines, Virtualization, VMmark, VMware

This week I wrote a follow up story on VMware Inc.'s virtualization performance benchmarking tool, VMmark, and found it is mainly used by vendors as a way to market...


August 20, 2008  1:56 PM

Virtual machines per server: A viable metric for hardware selection?



Posted by: Bridget Botelho
Blade servers, DataCenter, Dell, HP, server consolidation, server virtualization, Verari Systems, virtual machines, Virtualization, VMware


August 12, 2008  2:40 PM

Is ‘green IT’ really dead?



Posted by: Leah Rosin
data center efficiency, Green computing, server virtualization

An article by Steve Denegri over at Serial Storage Wire, The Data Center’s Green Direction is a Dead End, asks some interesting questions about the “green” movement in IT, and has caused


August 8, 2008  3:16 PM

LinuxWorld/Next Generation Data Center postmortem



Posted by: Bridget Botelho
DataCenter, Green computing, Linux, LinuxWorld, open source, Operating systems, Virtualization

IDG World Expo, which organized the LinuxWorld and Next Generation Data Center Conference & Expo (NGDC) Aug. 4-7, 2008, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, announced the "successful completion of the show" and claimed that...


August 7, 2008  2:53 AM

Data center efficiency advice dispensed at LinuxWorld/Next Generation Data Center



Posted by: Bridget Botelho
cloud computing, data center efficiency, DataCenter, Green computing, IBM, Intel, LinuxWorld

The fun at LinuxWorld/Next Generation Data Center in San Francisco just does not stop.


August 6, 2008  12:21 AM

Next Generation Data Center/LinuxWorld 2008: Reporter’s Notebook



Posted by: Bridget Botelho
Blade servers, cloud computing, Container Data Center, data center consolidation, DataCenter, I/O virtualization, LinuxWorld, network virtualization, server consolidation, server virtualization, virtual machines, Virtualization, Xeon processor

I expected this year's joint LinuxWorld/Next Generation Data Center conference at the Moscone Center in San Francisco Aug. 4-7 to be full of technology vendors, high-level technical sessions, product...


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