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The worst cloud outages of 2013 (so far)

Warning: Stormy skies ahead<p>Cloud computing provides plenty of perks for both businesses and casual users, but while cloud servers may live in fluffy …

Google Drive

Introducing… Tez: Accelerating processing of data stored in HDFS

MapReduce has served us well. For years it has been THE processing engine for Hadoop and has been the backbone upon which a huge amount of value has …

Big Data

Cisco Accelerates SDN Strategy with Dynamic Fabric Automation

<i>Note: The original version of this article indicated that VXLAN was used for tunnelling. As per Cisco's remarks in the comments section, Cisco is</i> …

It’s Our Time Down Here– “Underlays”

Recently while winding down from a long day I flipped the channel and “The Goonies” was on. I left it there thinking an old movie I’d seen a dozen …

Network Virtualization

Smart Fabrics Versus Overlay Virtual Networks

With the recent plethora of overlay networking startups and Cisco Live Dynamic Fabric Architecture announcements it’s time to revisit a blog post I …

Understanding OpenStack Authentication: Keystone PKI

The latest stable release of OpenStack, codenamed Grizzly, revolutionizes the way user authentication works. You may have read some of the few …

IT security

Is OpenFlow Going Down the Path of Fibre Channel?

This may sound like a strange question to be asking. What has OpenFlow got to do with Fibre Channel? Let me explain.<p>The promise of OpenFlow has been …

Cloud Strategists Weigh In: Top Trends in Cloud Computing

What are the top trends in cloud computing today? We asked some of the cloud professionals in attendance at our recent RightScale Compute conference …

Hybrid Clouds

Why the world’s governments are interested in creating hubs for open data

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Amid the tech giants and eager startups that have camped out in East London’s trendy Shoreditch neighborhood, the Open Data …

Why you might want Stackdriver to watch your cloud infrastructure for you

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Stackdriver thinks you need to know more — a lot more — about what’s going on in your IT infrastructure so you can avoid …

Want to start a big data company? Here are 5 things you need to know

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Lisa S.<p>Big data is hot as hell, but it’s also difficult as hell. The acquisition of Infochimps by CSC …

Huawei Challenges Cisco With New Switches for SDN, BYOD

Huawei Technologies is looking to muscle in on the U.S. networking market dominated by Cisco Systems and Hewlett-Packard, and is unveiling a network …

Enterprise Tech

Dropbox hires top VMware techie with an eye on the enterprise

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Dropbox<p>Dropbox has enlisted Matt Eccleston, one of the top technologists at VMware(s vmw), as it plans a renewed …

John Deere Is Revolutionizing Farming With Big Data

John Deere uses big data to optimize machine use, machine-to-machine communications, farming logistics and decision making.

Farming

Blog

7 Ways Network Virtualization Simplifies Your Life - Network Virtualization

This past week was National Simplify Your Life Week. It was a time of year to organize your garage — or your sock drawer. It’s the week for …

Microsoft to open source a big data framework called REEF

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Microsoft (s msft) has developed a big data framework called REEF (a graciously simple acronym for Retainable Evaluator …

Using Wireshark to Decode SSL/TLS Packets

I mentioned in my Tcpdump Masterclass that Wireshark is capable of decrypting SSL/TLS encrypted data in packets captured in any supported format and …

Information Security

How to run Hadoop on OpenStack with Hortonworks Sandbox - Hortonworks

The Hortonworks Sandbox is a great tool for not only learning Hadoop, but also for experimentation and application development. Deployment in a type …

Virtualization

Data center interconnection: An inconvenient truth

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr user Ryan Franklin<p>When it comes to data centers, it seems the servers and switches get all the glory, ie. they …

New Technologies Target OpenStack Private Clouds

There’s no question that data center and private cloud environments have struggled to obtain highly available scale-out object storage and a seamless …

Control Plane Protocols in Overlay Virtual Networks

Multiple overlay network encapsulations are nothing more than a major inconvenience (and religious wars based on individual bit fields close to …

Interactive Analytics at Scale

Interactive Queries<p>Issue sub-second ad-hoc queries to group, filter, and aggregate data. Druid is ideal for powering multi-tenant user-facing …

How can we design an internet of things for everyone (not just alpha geeks)?

Advertisement<p>17 Comments<p>Credit: Wikimedia Commons<p>Despite the influx of new products and considerable excitement around the Internet of Things, from a …

Opscode, battling Puppet, stresses enterprise cred in battle of the configuration stars

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Oleksiy Mark<p>Opscode and Puppet Labs have spent the past few years one-upping each other with feature …

One more in the OpenStack pool: HDS officially dives in

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>The OpenStack initiative has a new contributing sponsor as Hitachi Data Systems, the $4 billion-a-year storage-and-IT power, …

OnApp partners with Solidfire for fine-tuned, billable IOPS performance

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>OnApp, the London-based company that’s building up a pretty extensive cloud federation on the quiet, has integrated …