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Managed server hosting refers to a hosting company managing servers for its clients and providing them with the tools and resources necessary to run their businesses. Hosting companies employ full-time administrators that maintain the servers – something that users would have found the...
At IBM’s investors day meeting in San Jose, CEO Ginnie Rometty specifically talked about its focus on Big Data and Analytics business. This is what she said - IBM expects to continue its big bets on technologies like Big Data and analytics. “Data will be the basis of competitive adv...
The value of cloud computing is the availability of technological infrastructure support that is always available, comprehensively useful, highly scalable and attractively priced. By this modern definition of cloud computing, System z has been an internalized cloud for decades and has ...
In the same vein as the article on BPMS, have you considered a SaaS based IT PPMS (Project and Portfolio Management Systems) tool for your next project? If you are in that process now, you're in luck as Gartner has recently released their review of those tools. The report can be [......
Much discussion in the cloud computing world has focused on a simple question: Is a private cloud infrastructure worthy of the name? It's been posed in many ways, with some going so far as claiming that there is no such thing as a private cloud. Although discussions like these are all ...
Cloudscape, IBM's Java-only database will be the core application around which IBM is creating an open-source Java database.
In Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) 1.3, a new concept of a resource sharing scope has been introduced. A resource sharing scope can be either shareable or unshareable, the default being shareable. If the resource is configured as shareable, applications can share connections to this r...
One of the biggest complaints we hear about many company Web sites, from customers and employees alike, is that it's too hard to find what you need. At IBM, with 2.5 million Internet pages and more technical content than any single entity, including the Pentagon, that's no surprise. A...
Power. Electrical power, that is. The very lifeblood of any functioning data center. It doesn't matter if it's the electricity that keeps your server at home running, or the electricity that keeps your employer in business, power is probably the single most important necessity in any...
Your latest assignment includes building those applications and application servers that will propel your firm's business to the next level. Where to physically locate these new servers is the question, though. So, it's up to you to help design or evaluate new or existing data center s...