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Making Best Use of Data Center Space: Density Vs. Isolation

Slashdot - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 9:28am
jfruh writes The ability to cram multiple virtual servers on a single physical computer is tempting — so tempting that many shops overlook the downsides of having so many important systems subject to a single point of physical failure. But how can you isolate your servers physically but still take up less room? Matthew Mobrea takes a look at the options, including new server platforms that offer what he calls "dense isolation."

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Making Best Use of Data Center Space: Density Vs. Isolation

Slashdot - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 9:28am
jfruh writes The ability to cram multiple virtual servers on a single physical computer is tempting — so tempting that many shops overlook the downsides of having so many important systems subject to a single point of physical failure. But how can you isolate your servers physically but still take up less room? Matthew Mobrea takes a look at the options, including new server platforms that offer what he calls "dense isolation."

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Making Best Use of Data Center Space: Density Vs. Isolation

Slashdot - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 9:28am
jfruh writes The ability to cram multiple virtual servers on a single physical computer is tempting — so tempting that many shops overlook the downsides of having so many important systems subject to a single point of physical failure. But how can you isolate your servers physically but still take up less room? Matthew Mobrea takes a look at the options, including new server platforms that offer what he calls "dense isolation."

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








Making Best Use of Data Center Space: Density Vs. Isolation

Slashdot - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 9:28am
jfruh writes The ability to cram multiple virtual servers on a single physical computer is tempting — so tempting that many shops overlook the downsides of having so many important systems subject to a single point of physical failure. But how can you isolate your servers physically but still take up less room? Matthew Mobrea takes a look at the options, including new server platforms that offer what he calls "dense isolation."

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








Making Best Use of Data Center Space: Density Vs. Isolation

Slashdot - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 9:28am
jfruh writes The ability to cram multiple virtual servers on a single physical computer is tempting — so tempting that many shops overlook the downsides of having so many important systems subject to a single point of physical failure. But how can you isolate your servers physically but still take up less room? Matthew Mobrea takes a look at the options, including new server platforms that offer what he calls "dense isolation."

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








Making Best Use of Data Center Space: Density Vs. Isolation

Slashdot - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 9:28am
jfruh writes The ability to cram multiple virtual servers on a single physical computer is tempting — so tempting that many shops overlook the downsides of having so many important systems subject to a single point of physical failure. But how can you isolate your servers physically but still take up less room? Matthew Mobrea takes a look at the options, including new server platforms that offer what he calls "dense isolation."

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








It's even GRIMMER up North after MEGA SKY BROADBAND OUTAGE

El Reg - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 9:19am
By 'eck! Eccles cake production thrown into jeopardy

Life in the famously grim north of England became even more appalling today following a massive Sky broadband outage.…

Apple SIM lets iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 users swap between networks

L'Inq - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 9:08am

EE is first to get onboard in the UK


Watersports-friendly e-reader: Kobo's Aura H2O is literary when wet

El Reg - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 9:03am
The world's first waterproof e-reader

Review  Now that even the cheapest tablets are notching up increased battery life these days, it seems that the ever-ready e-reader could run the risk of becoming extinct.…

OpenStack Juno contains 342 new features including Hadoop, Spark and NFV support

L'Inq - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 8:42am

1,419 individual contributors have fixed 2.27 bugs each


UK's a very popular target for EMEA cyberspies – report

El Reg - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 8:33am
Germany and Saudi Arabia fill out FireEye cyberpwn podium

Malware attacks, especially in Europe, nearly doubled in the first half of 2014, according to a new report.…

Why protecting your PC is like defending a Medieval castle

Thinq - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 8:30am

Most people are aware that they need to have some form of protection on their PC if it's attached to the internet. Yet it seems that a lot of users still don't know how to properly protect themselves.

Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/10/17/why-protecting-your-pc-is-like-defending-a-medieval-castle/

SDI wars: WTF is software defined infrastructure?

El Reg - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 8:04am
This time we play for ALL the marbles

Sysadmin blog  The Software Defined Infrastructure (SDI) war is coming, and it will reshape the information technology landscape like nothing has since the invention of the PC itself.…

Torvalds CONFESSES: 'I'm pretty good at alienating devs'

El Reg - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 7:31am
Admits to 'a metric ****load' of mistakes during work with Linux collaborators

Linux Lord Linus Torvalds has admitted that his tendency to use strong language has alienated other members of the Linux community.…

WikiLeaks reveals new draft of Trans-Pacific Partnership

El Reg - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 7:04am
Secret treaty getting nastier on copyright and related matters

+Comment  WikiLeaks has revealed a new draft of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the controversial free trade treaty currently being negotiated by 12 nations in the Asia-Pacific region.…

The Guardian Reveals That Whisper App Tracks "Anonymous" Users

Slashdot - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 7:02am
New submitter qqod writes this story at The Guardian that raises privacy concerns over the Whisper app. "The company behind Whisper, the social media app that promises users anonymity and claims to be the “the safest place on the internet”, is tracking the location of its users, including some who have specifically asked not to be followed. The practice of monitoring the whereabouts of Whisper users – including those who have expressly opted out of geolocation services – will alarm users, who are encouraged to disclose intimate details about their private and professional lives. Whisper is also sharing information with the US Department of Defense gleaned from smartphones it knows are used from military bases, and developing a version of its app to conform with Chinese censorship laws."

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Get highly localised crowdsourced weather details with Weather Underground

Thinq - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 7:00am

Weather apps are among the most popular for handsets, and that’s not really a surprise – we all like to know if we’ll need a raincoat.

Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/10/17/get-highly-localised-crowdsourced-weather-details-with-weather-underground/

It's not always about you: Why the Apple Watch is all about China

El Reg - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 6:31am
Confused by that weird 'digital touch' thing? Don't worry, you're not Chinese

Analysis  If you’re wondering why you don’t want the new Apple Watch as much as you think you should, don’t fret, it’s because you’re not Chinese.…

Internet finally ready to replace answering machine cassette tape

El Reg - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 6:02am
It's a simple message and I'm leaving out the whistles and bells

2015 will see the internet finally replace an answering machine that uses cassettes as its storage medium, or at least the answering machine used by alt.rock outfit They Might Be Giants' iconic Dial-A-Song service.…

OpenStack Juno Released

Slashdot - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 5:39am
darthcamaro writes The OpenStack Juno release is now generally available. This the 10th major release for the open-source cloud platform and introduces the Sahara Data Processing Service as the major new project. That's not the only new feature in Juno though, with 310 new features in total. The new features include cloud storage policy, improved IPv6 support, a rescue mode and improved multi-cloud federation capabilities."

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