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Is the Software Defined Data Center the Future?

August 1, 2012
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ITasaService

VMware purchased Nicira, backed the Openflow Community, and is now touting software defined data centers (SDDC). But what is a software defined datacenter? Is it just virtualization or cloud with a software defined network? Or is it something more than that? Given heavy automation and scripting of most clouds, do we not already have SDDC?…

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News: Oracle Buys Xsigo Systems

July 30, 2012
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Coming on the heels of VMware's acquisition of Nicira, Oracle announced today that it is acquiring network virtualization vendor Xsigo Systems for an undisclosed amount.

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AppFog – Polyglot Public/Private PaaS goes GA

July 27, 2012
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CloudComputing

AppFog (the company formerly known as PhpFog) has become the latest enthusiastic adopter of CloudFoundry to go to General Availability with a value-added implementation of the open source CloudFoundry.org stack. The key differentiator is the RAM-based pricing policy around the Public Cloud offering - roughly $25 per GByte per month (first 2Gbytes are Free).

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Type 0 Hypervisor – Fact or Fiction

July 26, 2012
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DataCenterVirtualization

While looking around the web for anything new with virtualization, I kept seeing more and more posts and articles about the new type of virtual hypervisor. Type 0, now this sounds interesting and I found these definitions for each type of hypervisor.

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Private PaaS Update – Stackato 2.0 and Cumulogic 1.0

July 25, 2012
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CloudComputing

ActiveState Stackato and CumuLogic are private PaaS. Over the last few weeks Stackato has moved to a 2.0 version and CumuLogic has moved out of Beta to a 1.0 release. CumuLogic 1.0 is a Java-only PaaS with support for Amazon, HP Cloud Services, and private clouds including Citrix CloudStack, Eucalyptus, OpenStack and VMware vSphere. Stackato…

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The Software Defined Data Center

July 23, 2012
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Software.Defined.Data.Center

The software defined data center may be VMware's strategy for bringing the economics of public cloud computing to enterprise data centers - in an enterprise credible manner. If successful this will change the enterprise computing landscape, and set up the ultimate battle with the public cloud computing vendors.

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Maritz/Gelsinger – Virtualization and the Cloud Diverging?

July 19, 2012
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CloudComputing

The management changes at VMware mean that virtualization and the cloud are diverging and that EMC is increasing its focus on both. Having Paul Maritz as Chief Strategist at EMC means that is vision will continue to permeate both efforts, while their operational separation will mean that both can succeed without being encumbered by the…

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Splunk

July 17, 2012
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Splunk

Virtualization Monitoring and Analytics Virtualization and cloud computing make datacenters more nimble but also create new complexities. Additional layers of abstraction in datacenters make problem investigation, resolution and avoidance difficult. Datacenter administrators want the ability to link user or application related issues to events happening in the infrastructure tiers. Conversely, they need the ability to…

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Microsoft’s Three Pronged Windows Azure Strategy

July 17, 2012
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ITasaService

The combination of Microsoft's own Azure cloud, Service Provider offered Azure Clouds, and Azure services in Windows Server 2012 creates a formidable Windows Azure strategy. Someone once said that it takes Microsoft three tries to get something right. Well here comes Hyper-V 3 along with Windows Server 2012, and a whole bunch of new Azure…

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