Data center managers are coaxing more performance from their systems with workarounds that will eventually be defined in software that makes better uses of storage media.
Government IT managers are turning to hybrid storage systems – disk storage plus flash memory – to get performance acceleration during boot storms and other peak processing events.
The spread of big data tools and technologies is not only altering the way government data is being analyzed, it is reshaping the data center itself.
The QTS Federal Cloud is an infrastructure-as-a-service system built on technologies that federal agencies are familiar with, including VMware, EMC and Cisco.
Instead of trying to manage all facets of the SDDC separately, administrators need to tackle networking, compute, storage, security as a whole.
The National Security Agency will be using graywater to cool servers at its new data center in Fort Meade, Md.
Microsoft's new SQL Server 2012 licensing can come with some costly pitfalls, according to a licensing expert.
Based on secure partitioning technology, the fabric-based platform offers secure containers for application workloads running on Intel-based servers.
Red Bank now conducts its tax lien auctions online, speeding payments and improving efficiency.
In 2014, the government data centers will move toward open-air construction, modular architectures and increasingly total virtualization.
VMware and Palo Alto Networks offer integrated platform to unify network security across both physical and virtual cloud enterprises.
Hadoop is a must-have big data tool, but it has some drawbacks, including the need for high-level user expertise and conditions for optimal bandwidth.