By John | July 23, 2009
These are my links for July 22nd from 06:18 to 15:24:
- Company Helps ISVs Assess Cost of Microsoft’s Windows Azure – CIO.com – Business Technology Leadership – As part of a new release of its existing Dotfuscator Suite, PreEmptive includes a way for ISVs (independent software vendors) to monitor an application not only to find out how many computing resources it requires when running on Windows Azure, but also to find out how people are using it, said Sebastian Holst, the chief marketing officer at PreEmptive, based in Mayfield Village, Ohio.
- Commentaries » Blog Archive » A brutal logic to Dell’s reinvention: Eric Auchard | Blogs | – Dell Inc needs to reinvent itself to cope with falling margins for key products and a spate of mergers which are rapidly reshaping the competitive scene.
- fault-tolerance.png (PNG Image, 784×393 pixels) – Strong language warning
- IBM and The Internet of Things – NYTimes.com – In the Web world, you know that a trend has major traction when IBM is all over it. Like any large Internet company, Big Blue is careful about which trends it latches onto. It was a good couple of years before they were spotted at the Web 2.0 conference, for example. However in the case of Internet of Things, IBM is proving itself to be an unusually early adopter.
- Availability Rat Hole in Cloud Computing | SYS-CON UK – Availability of an application should never be construed to mean “the server is up and running.” Never. Just prepare to unlearn if you think that’s true. Do not pass go. Do not collect $200. Clear your mind and let go of that definition. Ready? Good. Let’s continue then.
- Whitepaper: VMware vNetwork Distributed Switch » Yellow Bricks – This guide is intended to help users understand the various scenarios and considerations for migration to the vNetwork Distributed Switch (vDS). It also includes a step-by-step guide on migration from a Standard Switch environment to a vDS environment.
- Big Blue animates VM control freak • The Register – This looks like a train wreck coming…
- IBM Fires Juniper-Loaded Salvo at Cisco – IBM said today it will resell switches and routers made by Juniper under the IBM brand to compliment Big Blue’s server products aimed at data centers. The move is a direct response to Cisco’s creation of its own brand of servers it calls the Unified Computing System, as well as efforts by Hewlett-Packard to bring that company’s ProCurve networking gear closer to its servers. They’re all part of a larger attempt to keep pushing the boundaries of virtualization beyond hardware and into the network itself.