When working with a customer, I have a belief that cloud is simply two things: Cloud is where your data lives. Cloud is where your applications run. From there, it’s your technical team’s job to collaborate and deliver services and a service delivery model that aligns with your business’s needs.
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Intel did most of what they needed to do with the Xeon Scalable launch. There’s enough of a speed boost to get noticed, some interesting new options for server builds, and some cool low-level features that are going to matter in HPC and ML. This may be the biggest datacenter platform in a decade for Intel but it’s not a massive advancement overall.
Stratoscale is making a play at a private cloud. They have an interesting pitch. They realize most customers, even when they can’t for compliance purposes, really want to use Amazon. There’s a reason it dominates not just public imagination, but the market. So they’re offering a solution to offer the equivalent of a private AWS region.
I was talking about what I wanted to do for this Raspberry Pi project with a friend, rattling off all the possibilities kind of aimlessly. My friend, rather sheepishly, asked what exactly a Raspberry Pi was. He follows the tech press pretty regularly, and has built a PC or two in his day, but didn’t have a clear understanding. The knowledge gap actually makes sense, given that most times you hear about a Raspberry Pi, it’s about the crazy project someone has done with it. There’s a lot of assumed knowledge there. So let me define the term.
The Raspberry Pi is a computer. Done, easy!
This is post 3 of 5 in the series “Viptela SD-WAN Tech Talk Fall 2016” The Packet Pushers Podcast recently recorded a Viptela sponsored, live podcast, in New York City. The podcast is titled “Inside Three Real-World SD-WAN Deployments“, and appropriately so since Viptela would prefer their customers talk about the product than putting a […]
Nigel Poulton of nigelpoulton.com comments: Docker overlay networking is insanely simple to configure. I mean insanely simple! But lurking beneath the simplicity of the setup are a bunch of moving parts that you really wanna understand if you’re gonna deploy this stuff in your prime-time production estate. Anyway… last week I attended the Docker Open […]
Richard McIntosh writing for Gestalt IT comments: The most difficult part of any network engineer’s job is securing the unknown devices users will connect. How many times has a facilities manager gone through an RFP process to enhance controls of their HVAC and power control systems, award a vendor a contract, complete their work, and connect […]
Eric Shanks of The IT Hollow comments: Yesterday it was announced that VMware and Amazon Web Services are partnering to provide vSphere’s hypervisor and toolsets on the AWS platform. Since this time there have been plenty of articles written questioning the motives of both parties involved and whether or not one of these two companies […]
@TeridionNet, @Net_Introvert, #NFD12 comments: The underlying premise is that the Internet is full of traffic jams that are disruptive, and there’s nothing you can do about it. With many businesses moving to cloud-based services for things like e-mail, file storage, and other mission critical applications, we’ve moved from housed- in localized server rooms to massive datacenters […]
James Green writing for ActualTech.io comments: The industry has been talking about this for a few years now, but it’s becoming a real and present concern. RAID protection schemes have been used for a long time to protect data, either by mirroring the same data across redundant drives or by calculating parity across a collection […]