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February 27, 2014
In this Q&A, an expert from The Open Group discusses how to build system dependability.
December 10, 2013
Enterprise data centers can follow the Web-scale IT strategy of Facebook, Google and other giants by implementing these five tips from Gartner.
November 04, 2013
Cumulus Networks released version 2.0 of its Linux-based network OS for bare-metal switches based on Broadcom Trident II chips.
September 25, 2013
Overworked systems will operate slowly, making it important that latency is accurately measured so response times can be improved.
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Horizontal scalability is the ability to connect multiple hardware or software entities so that they work as a single logical unit. When servers are clustered, the original server is being scaled out horizontally. Continue Reading
The heat map tool and Automatic Data Optimization features in Oracle 12c should help Oracle database shops improve data storage and compression. Continue Reading
Looking for malware on an infected machine? Start in the user profile directory. Expert Nick Lewis explains how. Continue Reading
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Homogeneous system management tools provide excruciating detail on servers, but in some circumstances, heterogeneous tools are a better choice. Continue Reading
Application performance is a key metric for cloud infrastructures. But few companies use application performance monitoring tools or use them well. Continue Reading
New and updated Windows 8 tools can help admins and users. Windows 8 utilities include functions for backing up and restoring systems. Continue Reading
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Controlling and managing users' desktop customizations in a VDI environment can seem daunting, but user profile management tools can help. Continue Reading
Video: Dave Shackleford explores next-gen network security architecture and initiatives that help you rethink your current network security design. Continue Reading
In SQL Server, SQL CONSTRAINT clauses let you control the kinds of values that get entered into a column. Learn about two of them here. Continue Reading
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In addition to creating tables and adding columns, SQL Server Management Studio Table Designer can also set constraints. Continue Reading
At times, security incident response procedures require drastic measures. Expert Nick Lewis explains when and how to perform a system shutdown. Continue Reading
Linux kernel memory management is largely automated, but there are a few ways to analyze and boost Linux memory usage. Continue Reading