Why are mainframes still in the enterprise data center?

Why are mainframes still in the enterprise data center?

IT suppliers say they can help enterprises migrate mainframe workloads to another platform, yet mainframes are still common residents in the data center.

04/26/17

Can a PC support multiple users? A few suppliers say yes

Can a PC support multiple users? A few suppliers say yes

In a world of Gigahertz multi-core systems, multi-user PCs are still possible. MiniFrame and NComputing Co. have some options.

02/28/17

Serverless computing -- new idea or a new implementation of an old one?

Serverless computing -- new idea or a new implementation of an old one?

Serverless computing is a catchphrase that has recently emerged in the world of cloud computing. It's not a new concept from a technical point of view. It is, however, a new way to request, consume and then pay for computing services....

02/15/17

Resin.IO puts Linux and containers to work for IoT

Resin.IO puts Linux and containers to work for IoT

Resin.IO is working to make the use of containers and microservices useful tools to developers of Linux-based Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

01/24/17

Compuware Total Test brings unit testing to mainframe Cobol development

Compuware Total Test brings unit testing to mainframe Cobol development

With Total Test, Compuware says DevOps environments can use Cobol and mainframes to accelerate development and reduce IT costs.

01/05/17

Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10 targets private cloud

Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10 targets private cloud

Red Hat has brought together a number of open source projects to create an integrated, easy to use and manage version of OpenStack. The integration makes it easier for enterprises to deploy an OpenStack-based cloud computing...

12/16/16

Dell Wyse 5060: The thin client for knowledge workers

Dell Wyse 5060: The thin client for knowledge workers

An AMD 2.4GHz quad core processor, support for up to 8GB RAM and 64GB flash makes the Dell Wyse 5060 a heavy hitter.

12/01/16

SUSE releases SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 Service Pack 2

SUSE releases SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 Service Pack 2

SUSE takes steps to improve the performance and adaptability of its enterprise Linux distribution. This is a quick-take on the announcement and how SUSE and Red Hat can be positioned.

11/16/16

MongoDB 3.4 accelerates digital transformation in the enterprise

MongoDB 3.4 accelerates digital transformation in the enterprise

With version 3.4, MongoDB puts itself at the center of enterprises’ digital transformation initiatives.

11/02/16

Containers: IT history seems to be repeating itself

Containers: IT history seems to be repeating itself

Containers are exciting and new, but results of a new Portworx survey show the environment is not fleshed out enough to satisfy everyone.

10/26/16

Ubuntu 16.10 targets hybrid cloud deployments, supports Unity 8 development

Ubuntu 16.10 targets hybrid cloud deployments, supports Unity 8 development

Canonical's Ubuntu 16.10 Linux distribution focuses on hybrid cloud deployments, Unity 8 development and high-performance networking.

10/18/16

Are enterprises successfully escaping Mainframe Island?

Are enterprises successfully escaping Mainframe Island?

Vendors claim they can help enterprises move away from mainframes. But when you look at the complete cost of ownership, it often makes sense to stay put.

10/12/16

Will a focus on data protection save the day?

Will a focus on data protection save the day?

Datacastle's Ron Faith discusses some simple thoughts that can bring security and data protection to the forefront of enterprise planning.

10/05/16

SRQHacks raises tech awareness while helping the community

SRQHacks raises tech awareness while helping the community

SRQHacks hackathon helps students experience the joy of creation and teaches them a thing or two about technology.

10/03/16

MarkLogic: Can NoSQL databases support today's enterprise?

MarkLogic: Can NoSQL databases support today's enterprise?

MarkLogic bets its business that NoSQL databases can take on relational databases and win.

09/27/16

MacOS Sierra: The day nothing happened

MacOS Sierra: The day nothing happened

A recent macOS Sierra update went off without a glitch—after taking all necessary pre-update steps. Why can't all OS updates be this uneventful?

09/22/16

Is the relational database model dead?

Is the relational database model dead?

Are vendor claims that big data, IoT and NoSQL killed RDBMS credible? Nothing is that simple in the enterprise data center.

09/19/16

The need for software archaeology

The need for software archaeology

Often vendors forget—or unaware of—IT history and make claims of their products. Determining what is true requires some software archaeology.

09/14/16

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