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Docker is more than a fad -- it's a real-deal technology finding widespread adoption and creating its own ecosystem
For any project to become that big a draw in so short a time is an eye-opener, but evidence suggests Docker's growth is the real thing -- the creation of a standardized software platform for delivering apps at scale.
Telcos are ready to make money from the cloud – and they don’t mean simply by providing copper or fibre links to other cloud providers.
“Infrastructure as a service is a big opportunity for telcos,” Caron continued.
On its own, virtualisation does not lend itself to creating sufficient visibility about the multiple applications and services running at any one time.
.... virtualisation is not all that you need. Other tools, such as the ones mentioned in this article, are required to ensure the smooth server and datacentre operation and performance.
Virtualisation is a consolidation technology, and cloud is a business model that may leverage virtualisation, but is not a technology, says Richard Vester, director of Cloud Services at EOH.
There is a difference between the two. This article does a good job of explaining.
Managing virtual machines in the cloud doesn't mean interpreting the pets vs. cattle meme literally. It requires automating systems and processes to care for the herd.
Keep in mind that many organizations still have a fair number of stateful applications that don't work with the "kill it and spawn a new one" mentality, so caring for the application isn't optional -- it's a necessity.
In today's world of IT, you will often hear terms like cloud, cloud computing, colocation and virtualization. Accessing the cloud and hosting data through vi...
69% of enterprises who have separate budgets for cloud computing are predicting spending increases this year and into 2014.
Internal Private Cloud (35%), Cloud Provider Assessments/Strategy Planning (33%), Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) (31%) and Software-as-a-Service (30%) are the top four cloud computing-related projects enterprises are working on right now. Cloud Provider Assessments/Strategy Planning have seen the largest increase, attributable to more enterprises looking to better support strategic plans with more agile, efficient IT organizations.
No surprises here, but stats are useful.