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Docker containers are fast, easy to use and largely free. In terms of performance, they have even been called comparable to KVM. But that doesn't mean Docker containers are right for everyone.
Linux Containers have been around for a while, so how is that technology different from application containerization offered by companies like Docker?
Once you know how many servers your infrastructure will need, the next challenge is sizing those host servers to meet VM and application needs.
Take it from the experts: Migrating an application to the cloud doesn't have to be as hard as it seems. But that doesn't mean you can jump in without proper planning and forethought.
Hadoop is becoming the popular enterprise choice for big data analytics, but getting your data there isn't so simple. Apache Sqoop is stepping in to help bring the vital data from your database to Hadoop.
HP surprised many this week when it acquired open source private cloud vendor Eucalyptus. The deal could be a boon to HP's private and hybrid cloud strategies.
When calendar invites don't appear in your view like they should, follow these steps to fix the problem.
To guarantee your mobile messaging environment is protected, be sure to meet these three areas.
To better understand tenant-to-tenant migrations after a company merger or acquisition, dig deeper into prerequisites and native tools.
Basit Farooq provides a step-by-step explanation for using the SQL Server Import and Export Wizard to transfer data between SQL Server databases and Microsoft Excel worksheets.
Robert Sheldon explains the new subscription model for Azure SQL Database coming out in 2015. The new model will have three service tiers -- basic, standard and premium. It will also have performance levels for each tier.
With DBAs rewarded for server performance and SAN specialists rewarded for server capacity, there can be a tug of war. Mavis Tire goes SANless with SIOS DataKeeper. SIOS Technology releases a survey about high availability and SAN.
SharePoint can improve the efficiency of your business, but is your implementation providing a positive ROI? Usage reporting can help you find out by tracking who is using SharePoint, how they are using it and why.
Justify the time and expense of creating a governance document by showing what SharePoint has accomplished in your organization.
How does Microsoft's SharePoint rate as a primary enterprise content management system? It's got the features if you are willing and able to build it carefully.
The number of endpoint security vulnerabilities is daunting, but endpoint admins should first focus on updating patches against Windows malware.
Despite the plethora of software updater products, desktop security is too important to leave to chance. Let's compare Windows patch management tools.
Should IT pros stay with Windows 7 or leave now that mainstream support ends in January 2015? It might depend on which Windows OS you trust the most.
Nonpersistent VDI sounds great in theory, but beneath the surface lay management and application compatibility nightmares. For these reasons, many shops look to persistent VDI, but new tools could make shared images easier to implement and manage.
There are lots of client options to choose from for VDI. Get the details on four of the most popular zero clients and how they can meet your needs in this buying guide.
New kid on the block virtual mobile infrastructure lets you run VMs with Android applications in the data center and then deliver those apps to any endpoint.