Indian IT organization Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) – part of the Tata Group – has extended its partnership with VMware to create pre-integrated and pre-tested solutions to accelerate the adoption and deployment of enterprise scale applications as well as end user computing solutions running on a software-defined data center (SDDC) architecture powered by VMware infrastructure.
American all-flash storage specialist Pure Storage has joined the OpenStack Foundation, an organization responsible for the development of an open source, vendor-agnostic cloud platform.
Pure will contribute US$25,000 annually to the Foundation’s coffers and participate in development of the code, especially projects related to storage.
Microsoft is reportedly trying to adapt Windows Server for energy efficient CPUs designed by British chipmaker ARM Holdings.
Sources familiar with the matter told Bloomberg the company has created a working software prototype, but it hasn’t decided whether to make it commercially available.
We are living in the age of distraction. We need to absorb more information, coming at us from more different sources, than ever before. It’s creating a kind of cognitive overload that can often lead to indecisiveness and missed business opportunities. To curtail this chaos and narrow the field of distractions, we need to focus. We need to make the abundance of content relevant to solve real business problems, and we need to do so swiftly. We need smarter content now.
When writing software, developers typically instrument their code and use the generated logs to debug the application’s functional and non-functional issues. Once the application software is in production, the IT operations team uses performance and availability monitoring tools to make sure that the application is healthy. These application management tools have traditionally collected performance metrics and some amount of log and trace information, and generated events to help detect and diagnose issues in a production setting.
After day two at IBM Insight 2014 in Las Vegas, I am reflecting on the plethora of big data and analytics capabilities, innovations and opportunities that filled the Mandalay Bay Convention Center (which, by the way, is nearly a mile, all indoors, from one end to the other, so there was a lot to see and experience).
Ignoring the massive wave of new capabilities available by integrating big data analytics into your organization could be career limiting.