We examine how virtualization can benefit developers, the drawbacks of the technology when it comes to testing, and best practices developers can use to exploit the capabilities of virtualization.
The z10 BC isn't as big or brawny as its beefy sibling, but it has lots of power and is priced to move. Call it a mainframe system for the rest of us.
Data center managers have their hands full, from compliance costs (including the threat of fines and imprisonment for Sarbanes-Oxley violations) to front-office interference.
IDC study depicts a slowing worldwide market for virtualized servers; Microsoft and interoperability may be the hot topics for 2009
Why aggregation is ideal for high-performance computing
There’s more to virtualization that creating multiple servers on a single server.
You don't typically think of Big Iron as a locus of Web 2.0 activity -- but IBM is trying to recast it as such
In the new version of CONTROL-M, BMC is trumpeting a job rollback and auditing feature, along with virtualization-friendly amenities
Sales of its System z mainframes helped propel IBM to the top of the server market. Unix server sales were also up.
The Big, Fast virtual systems of tomorrow might look a lot like today's Biggest, Fastest, and most eminently Virtual system: IBM's System z mainframe.
With focuses on SOA, virtualization, next-generation data centers, and cloud computing, Summer SHARE will likely have plenty to interest attendees.
Almost all IT shops say that boosting energy efficiency is a clear priority, but comparatively few are actually spending money to do it
Just how favorably does Microsoft's Hyper-V compare to established products from VMWare, Virtual Iron, and Citrix?
Expect PSI's technology to pop up elsewhere -- perhaps in a low-end POWER-based mainframe
HP's POD is innovative and visionary, analysts say. In a world chock full of both innovation and vision, that's saying something.
You can increase your chances of success by answering these five questions early in your virtualization project.
There’s more to virtualization than just getting the most from your server hardware.
Risks, rewards, and best practices
Can virtualization and appliance technology mix?
How to overcome challenges in protecting your virtualized environment