Tag Archives: Don’t

Serverless computing: Don’t make the wrong choices

Serverless computing is all the rage right now—and for several good reasons: It removes you from having to provision a server yourself; you simply write functions, and the resources you need are automatically allocated to that function. You pay only … Continue reading

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Don’t let cloud providers kick you off like United

As everyone knows, last week a United Airlines passenger was asked to deplane because the airline overbooked and needed his seat for a staff member, then was dragged off the plane by Chicago airport cops when he refused to leave. … Continue reading

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In the cloud, you don’t need a college degree

Like most in this business, I have an advanced degree. I even taught computer science at the college level part-time for eight years before life got too busy. That said, you don’t need a college degree to be successful in … Continue reading

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Catastrophe Hits Your Datacenter – But Users Don’t Notice

Many large, network-dependent organizations are deploying OpenStack together with Red Hat Ceph Storage because they are inherently high-available solutions. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Nokia: Don’t Be Too Quick To Dismiss Private Cloud Savings

Nokia’s total cost of ownership study finds most enterprises can save 25% of data center costs by converting it to private cloud. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Run, don’t walk, from China’s Big Brother law

China’s National People’s Congress has drafted a second version of a controversial cybersecurity law. It would bring a great deal of censorship for both foreign and domestic citizens and businesses, whether they use the cloud or not. China is a wasteland … Continue reading

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Google is said to endorse ARM server chips, but don’t get excited yet

Google is said to be working with Qualcomm to design servers based on ARM processors, which would be a significant endorsement for ARM as it tries to challenge Intel’s dominance in data centers. Google will give its public backing for … Continue reading

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Don’t use the cloud like a data warehouse

We’ve all heard the cry of data consolidation. After all, data within enterprises is strewn all over the place. So combining that sprawl of data would allow us to mine it more easily from a single location. The cloud provides … Continue reading

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