In a previous post, I presented some rationale to support the projection that most cloud compute cycles will be HPC. The principle rationale was that although many HPC applications have requirements not suitable to the cloud, a fourth paradigm of big data … Continue reading
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The first email I viewed this morning on my blackberry was from an old acquaintance, Shane Shick, who once again asked if I was interested in attempting to be any sort of competition to blogging champion from last year, Chris Lau. … Continue reading
My award winning team has been recognized for their work previously in virtualization, server consolidation, and use of open source Linux for over a decade now in the enterprise. We are implementing the next wave of this journey with virtualized servers and storage across the entire data center, these are our observations so far Continue reading
Here’s some notes from today’s Cisco, VMware and NetApps joint presentation on virtualization and cloud computing. Killing the silos It is critical that as IT managers that we understanding that silos in our organization can be both good or bad. … Continue reading
Brian Madden posed an interesting question on his blog. Five years from now, will a 200-person company need any servers on site?
This is an interesting debate, but I would like to look one step further. In a world where we can literally have everything in the cloud, do we really need to keep investing in our basic IT infrastructure? Is IT still a competitive differentiator? Continue reading