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How to install Ubuntu Server 18.04

Автор: | 24.05.2018

The new Ubuntu Server has arrived and it promises to be the most cloud-friendly platform on the planet. Whether that is true or not has yet to be decided. However, what has been made crystal clear is that the installation of Ubuntu Server has changed. Although the installation is still text-based (keeping it on the… Читать далее »

Spectre isn’t dead: Here are 2 new variants IT should patch against

Автор: | 22.05.2018

Following rumors of the existence of new Spectre-like vulnerabilities, Microsoft and Google are jointly disclosing a new out-of-order execution vulnerability. Speculative Store Bypass (SSB) relies on the memory loading behavior common to Intel and AMD CPUs, IBM’s POWER8 and POWER9 CPUs, as well as System Z and certain ARM processors. Jann Horn, a Google Project… Читать далее »

Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth takes aim at VMware and Red Hat at OpenStack Summit

Автор: | 22.05.2018

Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth is urging enterprises to follow the lead of the public cloud community and ditch VMware from their private cloud builds. Closing out the opening keynote at the OpenStack Summit in Vancouver, Canada, Shuttleworth started out by sticking the boot into VMware, saying some of the public cloud communities biggest players are… Читать далее »

IBM adds deduplication to Spectrum Virtualize, and Storwize arrays

Автор: | 22.05.2018

After long professing the uselessness of data deduplication, IBM has announced that it will integrate the technology into its software-defined Spectrum Virtualize and StorWize storage arrays. This mirrors a move by Dell EMC, which recently did the same for its Unity and VMax arrays. After stating for some months that data deduplication had little use… Читать далее »

Google Cloud Platform: A cheat sheet

Автор: | 15.05.2018

From its humble beginnings with Google App Engine back in 2008, Google has grown its Google Cloud Platform (GCP) into one of the premier cloud computing platforms on the market today. While it is still following its top competitors Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure, Google is holding its own in the cloud wars… Читать далее »

Startups bring innovation to SDS

Автор: | 11.05.2018

Datacentre infrastructure has standardised on the Intel x86 architecture and ushered in a transition to commodity hardware for storage. That has allowed a whole ecosystem of storage software to develop that enables IT organisations to build to their requirements without being reliant on supplier hardware choices. In this article we take a look at where software-defined storage… Читать далее »

IT: Patch these critical new vulnerabilities in Windows, Adobe, and OS kernels

Автор: | 09.05.2018

On Tuesday, Microsoft issued patches for two vulnerabilities presently being leveraged by hackers. The most pressing of these—CVE-2018-8174—is a vulnerability in the VBScript engine, which can be exploited with relative ease in a Microsoft Office document that uses an ActiveX control, as well as Internet Explorer (IE) and any other software using the Trident rendering… Читать далее »

How to get a job in cloud computing: 10 skills to master

Автор: | 04.05.2018

Building a slide deck, pitch, or presentation? Here are the big takeaways: Job postings that include the terms cloud computing or cloud engineer have gone up 27% since 2015. — Indeed, 2018 AWS, Python, and Java are the most in-demand skills for cloud computing roles. — Indeed, 2018 More than half of tech pros say… Читать далее »

The 10 skills you’ll need to land a CIO job

Автор: | 03.05.2018

The role of the CIO is shifting, with many professionals being called to develop a blend of leadership, business, and technology skills to spearhead digital transformation efforts. «There is no one CIO profile,» Ansgar Schulte, a Gartner analyst on the CIO team, recently told TechRepublic. While CIOs traditionally have a background in either IT or… Читать далее »

StorageOS makes hybrid cloud container storage platform generally available

Автор: | 03.05.2018

StorageOS has made its container storage product generally available. The product is largely centred on operations via the Kubernetes container orchestration platform and can operate on-premise, in the cloud and in hybrid cloud environments. StorageOS is a software product for managing container storage requirements. It sits between containers and storage capacity that can be on-premise or in the… Читать далее »