MapReduce can help spread the computational chores between many computers. But what if the technology could be unleashed for all data, not just file-based data processing?
Oracle's move shakes up the virtualization status quo
How did IT ever fall for the vendor's business value proposition for server virtualization?
Three features that should guide your choice of an application appliance.
The job of doing more with less can be divided into two distinct but related tasks: achieving IT efficiency and maximizing existing resources.
Seventy percent of CIOs say they'll spend money on new or expanded IT initiatives this year, including information security, virtualization, and data center efficiency.
Many shops are pursuing SOA strategies without first identifying the business benefits of doing so.
Why the solution to I/O sprawl is I/O virtualization.
How to avoid the top mistakes when managing uptime performance, and how you can maximize system availability.
Mainframe management has come a long way, as the latest fruits of CA's Mainframe 2.0 initiative demonstrate
When you look closer, the spin around VMware benefits starts to wobble quickly when you do the math.
Although outsourcing revenues increased by nearly 50 percent last year, experts predict slowing demand for outsourcing services in the first half of this year.
Sun says its Nehalem product line is “significantly differentiated” from other Xeon 550-based systems in a very crowded market.
Unix, the quintessential enterprise workhorse, still has a lot going for it.
Imagine querying all enterprise information with the precision of SQL and the fuzziness of search. That’s the promise of unified information access.
To be sure your green efforts are cutting power costs, IT must use the right metrics.
It's time to challenge your concept of how LAN and SAN connectivity should be instrumented, and save money in the process.
Best practices for using network and application baselines to help predict service delivery degradations
A little imagination can be a great thing when it comes to planning for a disaster. The disasters we might encounter as IT managers are no different.