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As Docker has matured, it's <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/article/2919588/application-virtualization/docker-finally-puts-its-security-best-practices-on-paper.html">grappled with</a> the <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/article/2923852/security/containers-have-arrived-and-no-one-knows-how-to-secure-them.html">security issues</a> that come with containers. Of late, Docker has concentrated on how to certify the contents of a given container.
By Serdar Yegulalp | 12 August, 2015 23:05
Almost three quarters of OpenDaylight users plan to use the open source SDN technology for <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/article/2900828/sdn/nfv-and-sdns-will-make-up-the-cloud.html">Network Functions Virtualization</a>, while over half are looking at it for cloud orchestration.
By Jim Duffy | 29 July, 2015 03:38
Now enterprise administrators can catch a bit of the magic that Google seemingly uses to smoothly run large Web scale applications. The company has released a production-ready version its Kubernetes software that manages virtual containers.
By Joab Jackson | 22 July, 2015 00:51
Some of the biggest names in IT and online services have banded together to standardize the way applications are run in the cloud.
By Joab Jackson | 21 July, 2015 23:03
Once you've configured a Docker container, you'll probably want to see how it's configured. In this video excerpt from the Pearson/Addison-Wesley training course <a href="http://www.informit.com/store/docker-containers-livelessons-9780134096131">"Docker Containers LiveLessons"</a>, Christopher Negus will show you how to use commands such as
By By Christopher Negus | 05 June, 2015 19:58
Welcome to the age of containerization, where an ecosystem led by startup <a href="http://www.docker.com">Docker</a> is leading IT organizations to ineffable peaks of efficiency, helping them scale their workloads ever-higher, and probably baking them a nice cake to boot (it's my birthday, I have cake on the brain, sue me). <a href="https://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&es_th=1&ie=UTF-8#qscrl=1&q=microsoft+azure+docker+networkworld">Microsoft</a>, <a href="http://www.citeworld.com/article/2843473/cloud-computing/google-fights-back-cloud-rivals-with-price-cuts-advances.html">Google</a> and <a href="http://www.citeworld.com/article/2847861/cloud-computing/amazon-embraces-docker-with-new-customer-tool.html">Amazon Web Services</a> are all tripping over themselves to make sure prospective customers know that <em>their </em> clouds are the place to be if you want to get the most from Docker.
By Matt Weinberger | 21 November, 2014 22:31
Capacity planning needs to provide answers to two questions: What are you going to need to buy in the coming year? And when are you going to need to buy it?
By Thomas A. Limoncelli, Strata R. Chalup and Christina J. Hogan | 14 November, 2014 05:59
Squeezing software cost savings from virtualization projects is tricky for lots of reasons, but can be particularly challenging when it comes to Oracle databases. Here's why, and some tips to help.
By Robert L. Mitchell | 07 May, 2014 20:46
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Instead of being caught in the financial vice of replacing 4,000 computers, the Tyler School District decided to implement a Vblock system and use its existing computers as thin clients. • Difficult financial times prompted a change in the approach to upgrading IT resources. • The district saved $1M in capital expenditures and expects to save $2.7M in the next 5 years. • Along with cost savings, the district benefits from improvement in student experience and ability to reinvest
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One of the biggest use cases for the cloud – in fact, the biggest, in the case of hosted private cloud – is for backup and disaster recovery. This white paper explores why the Cloud is well suited for Disaster Recovery and what organisations need to consider to ensure that Cloud DR is right for them.
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