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On an upcoming episode of the On-Premise IT Roundtable, we’ll be taking a deep dive into intent-based networking. In the meantime, Jason Edelman went into a deep dive on the idea of intent within a network, how it impacts desired state, and why IBN isn’t exactly a new idea.
With all the expectations and hype that surround software-defined networkings, it’s easy to get a little jaded. But that misses the massive impact it’s had for enterprise networks. In this piece, Tom Hollingsworth rightly points out that this programmability is no longer a new feature that network engineers are excited about. Instead, it’s become a staple of the modern data center, one that increasingly organizations depend on.
Packet just announced an interesting partnership with ARM to launch Works on ARM. Basically, the partnership is based around expanding support for Armv8 processors in the data center.
In this iteration of Gestalt Storage News:
– ioFABRIC Vicinity 3.0 moves into the world of storage myth making
– WekaIO gets into the high-performance distributed storage game
– And we talk about the new world of NVMe on the On-Premise IT Roundtable
Plus discussions about the death of the dedicated storage admin!
Ray Lucchesi considers the implications of Mesosphere now supporting Kubernetes. He also points out why Mesosphere’s own Marathon orchestrator will probably stay relevant in the enterprise for the foreseeable future.
On this episode, we take a look at how managed services have changed from the 90s to today. Why was something so essential and pervasive in IT today so hard to do a few decades ago? The panel has a wealth of industry experience from back then, and they share their stories from being on the front lines.
Is choice an illusion, or simply a burden on time and convenience that most aren’t willing to negotiate? Tom Hollingsworth and Russ White discuss on their dueling blog posts.
One of the major announcements from this year’s VMworld was the culmination of VMware’s partnership with Amazon to launch VMware on AWS. Essentially, you can now run a minimum four host cluster on Amazon’s cloud infrastructure, which puts together vSphere, VSAN, NSX and vCenter into a SaaS offering. The idea is this will mirror on-site infrastructure in either a pure cloud or hybrid cloud formulation.
Orchestrated containerized database workloads for OS and infrastructure independence. That’s what DH2i is able to offer enterprises with the release of DxEnterprise 17. Previously limited to Windows-only, this new version of DxEnterprise may cause you to give DH2i another look.