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?
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.
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.
How to avoid the top mistakes when managing uptime performance, and how you can maximize system availability.
Unix, the quintessential enterprise workhorse, still has a lot going for it.
When it comes to WANs, look for the weakest link.
Sun says its Nehalem product line is “significantly differentiated” from other Xeon 550-based systems in a very crowded market.
Imagine querying all enterprise information with the precision of SQL and the fuzziness of search. That’s the promise of unified information access.
By trumpeting new energy and power-management features, Intel and its partners hope to make a business case for Xeon 5550.
It's time to challenge your concept of how LAN and SAN connectivity should be instrumented, and save money in the process.
To be sure your green efforts are cutting power costs, IT must use the right metrics.
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.
Far from transitioning away from Big Iron, customers seem to be doubling down
Best practices for using network and application baselines to help predict service delivery degradations
Server sales are down and IT spending is projected to grow at an anemic rate.