Архив метки: VMWare

Rubrik CDM 4.2 extends data protection to Amazon cloud storage

Автор: | 19.06.2018

In its latest upgrade, Rubrik has extended its backup and data management platform to applications that run in Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2) and using Elastic Block Storage (EBS). Key to this in version 4.2 of Rubrik Alta Cloud Data Management is native protection for applications that run in Amazon EC2. The… Читать далее »

Medical firm puts vTax and SAN to sleep to save £30,000 with Scale

Автор: | 08.06.2018

Oxford-based medical equipment manufacturer Penlon has saved about £30,000 by ditching its HPE server and SAN infrastructure for hyper-converged infrastructure from Scale Computing. The move enables the company, which specialises in anesthesia systems, to avoid spend on physical servers and SAN hardware, as well as VMware licensing costs. Penlon has about 200 employees at two… Читать далее »

How to understand the 3 pillars of VMware’s cloud strategy

Автор: | 08.06.2018

Run any workload on any device on any cloud. That’s a paraphrase of VMware’s tagline introduced in 2016, and sounds too good to be true. It’s a visionary statement and today it isn’t possible. However, there’s value in understanding how VMware’s «any, any, any» vision maps to products. The strategy revolves around end-user computing, and… Читать далее »

The container ecosystem continues to evolve

Автор: | 07.06.2018

As a concept, containers have been around for many years as a method of partitioning up the resources of a computer, which is what virtual machines also do. While virtualisation operates at the bare metal level, containers are delivered from the operating system kernel, and essentially provide a separate execution environment for each individual application… Читать далее »

Skills gaps slow business cloud adoption, research shows

Автор: | 06.06.2018

Skills gaps are holding up adoption of cloud services in some companies, according to research from US-based public cloud provider Skytap. Skytap surveyed 450 C-suite employees and directors across the UK, US and Canada about using cloud as part of their organisation’s wider digitisation efforts. Two-thirds of UK respondents said they plan to migrate in… Читать далее »

How to prevent problems with remote desktop authentication after recent updates to Windows servers

Автор: | 26.05.2018

Working at a client site the other day, I discovered that remote desktop connectivity from a set of Windows 2008 R2 servers to several Windows 7 virtual systems had abruptly stopped working. The error produced upon attempting to log in was simple: «The user name or password is incorrect.» Except I was positive this wasn’t… Читать далее »

Canonical founder calls out OpenStack suppliers for ‘lack of focus’ on datacentre cost savings

Автор: | 25.05.2018

The OpenStack supplier community’s reluctance to prioritise the delivery of datacentre cost savings to their users could prove “fatal”, says Canonical co-founder Mark Shuttleworth. Speaking to Computer Weekly at the OpenStack Summit in Vancouver, Shuttleworth – whose company produces the Ubuntu distribution of OpenStack – said too many contributors prioritise making money over helping users… Читать далее »

Why Kubernetes is emerging as a critical enabler of multi-cloud

Автор: | 25.05.2018

There has been a lot of attention paid to containers over the past few years, as organisations turned to so-called “cloud-native” technologies for building new applications and services. «; } }); /** * remove unnecessary class from ul */ $(«#inlineregform»).find( «ul» ).removeClass(«default-list»); /** * Replace «errorMessageInput» class with «sign-up-error-msg» class */ function renameErrorMsgClass() { $(«.errorMessageInput»).each(function()… Читать далее »

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 »