OpenStack vs. Docker???
August 2, 2016 – 9:37 pm | Comments Off on OpenStack vs. Docker???

I read a headline, the other day, which left me scratching my head. It was “OpenStack vs Docker”. I didn’t realize they were in competition. In fact, I view them as very cooperative products.
I view …

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Analysts remain bullish on Hadoop even as Spark threatens to steal the show
August 26, 2016 – 8:51 am | Comments Off on Analysts remain bullish on Hadoop even as Spark threatens to steal the show

Apache Spark might be stealing all of the headlines in Big Data circles these days, but Hadoop remains as hot as ever, according to a new forecast from Research and Markets which predicts strong growth through 2021.

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The research firm said this week the global market for Hadoop will grow at a 63.4 percent compound annual growth rate over the next five years, hitting $84.6 billion by 2021.Research and Markets attributes the growth to strong enterprise demand, particularly in Europe, where annual growth rates will top 65 percent. It also points to higher rates of adoption in North America, especially in the IT, banking and government sectors, which are keen to embrace Big Data strategies.

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Redmond reveals Hyper-V 2016 beats vSphere’s RAM and CPU count
August 26, 2016 – 8:39 am | Comments Off on Redmond reveals Hyper-V 2016 beats vSphere’s RAM and CPU count
Redmond reveals Hyper-V 2016 beats vSphere’s RAM and CPU count

Microsoft has revealed the scale at which Hyper-V on Windows Server 2016 will operate at release and in so doing has leapfrogged VMware’s scalability on headline-grabbing numbers.
Microsoft’s spelled out its scale here and we’ve referred …

Syncsort inhales Cogito, ergo Big Data and Big Iron can be friends
August 24, 2016 – 3:51 am | Comments Off on Syncsort inhales Cogito, ergo Big Data and Big Iron can be friends
Syncsort inhales Cogito, ergo Big Data and Big Iron can be friends

Big iron, big data and cloudy tools biz Syncsort has bought UK software biz Cogito to help it bring IBM mainframe database data into Big Data analytics, and to make the mainframes run better.

Syncsort was …

ARM guns for high-performance computing with its new vector instruction set
August 24, 2016 – 3:19 am | Comments Off on ARM guns for high-performance computing with its new vector instruction set
ARM guns for high-performance computing with its new vector instruction set

Intel and AMD (at times) have jointly owned the vast majority of the server and high performance computing markets for nearly 20 years, but ARM is gunning to attack them in the HPC (high performance …

SAS, Samsung SDS to supply big data analytics
August 23, 2016 – 1:06 am | Comments Off on SAS, Samsung SDS to supply big data analytics
SAS, Samsung SDS to supply big data analytics

Samsung SDS, the IT service affiliate of Samsung Electronics, and US-based business analytics vendor SAS will offer their jointly-developed new big data analytics solutions, the companies have announced. Their analytics system uses SAS Enterprise Minor …

Ways to Integrate Cloud Computing in Your Business
August 23, 2016 – 12:35 am | Comments Off on Ways to Integrate Cloud Computing in Your Business
Ways to Integrate Cloud Computing in Your Business

Cloud computing has becomes a popular topic among business owners nowadays. Over the years, businesses have been increasingly adopting this trend to make various processes easier and cost-effective. For business owners on budget, money and …

Intel Brings Xeon Chips to AT&T’s Network Virtualization Effort
August 23, 2016 – 12:19 am | Comments Off on Intel Brings Xeon Chips to AT&T’s Network Virtualization Effort
Intel Brings Xeon Chips to AT&T’s Network Virtualization Effort

A key focus of Intel executives at the company’s annual developer event last week are the ultra-fast wireless networks that will help service providers and enterprises handle the rapidly growing number of devices and sensors …

ARM’s new chip design targets high-performance computing
August 22, 2016 – 11:48 pm | Comments Off on ARM’s new chip design targets high-performance computing
ARM’s new chip design targets high-performance computing

ARM on Monday announced a new chip design targeting high-performance computing — an update to its ARMv8-A architecture, known as the Scalable Vector Extension (SVE).

The new design significantly extends the vector processing capabilities associated with …

New XenApp express service puts spotlight on cloud app delivery
August 18, 2016 – 12:52 am | Comments Off on New XenApp express service puts spotlight on cloud app delivery
New XenApp express service puts spotlight on cloud app delivery

Microsoft and Citrix’s new XenApp collaboration is the latest and biggest sign that the desktop virtualization industry is shifting focus toward cloud app delivery. The vendors’ new XenApp express service will let IT deliver virtualized …