Saturday, October 16, 2021

Dan Orzech

Rapidly Falling Storage Costs Mean Bigger Databases, New Applications

Anyone who's bought a computer lately knows that the price of storage has been falling rapidly. And as disk drives get cheaper, databases are getting bigger, which...

Supercomputer Center Pushes the Storage Envelope

Imagine a server with 110 Terabytes of hard disk. That's roughly what the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, better known as NCSA, has developed. NCSA, a government-funded research...

Future of Outsourcing May Lie On the Grid

Editor's note: This article is part of an IT Management Special Report on infrastructure and outsourcing. Today's world of managed services and hosted applications is moving towards an...

HP and Red Hat Team Up For Enterprise Linux Support

With its large multinational customers demanding a single point of contact for support contracts, HP today signed an agreement with Linux distributor Red Hat to support the...

IBM’s Blade Server Business Takes Off

IBM customers have placed orders as of this week for 5,000 of Big Blue's new Xeon-powered blade servers, according to the company. That's just two and a...

Application Hosting Still Popular Despite Sector Shakeout

The application hosting world has seen its share of ups and downs. Just last month, two major players -- Intel, and LoudCloud, the startup founded by...

Smart Card Technology Slowly Making Corporate Inroads

In the 14 years that she's worked at Sun Microsystems, Susan Bickford has accumulated a lot of company cards. There's the card that gets her in...

Quiet LinuxWorld Belies Rapid Acceptance of Linux

Only a few short blocks from the site of ground zero in lower Manhattan, and in an economy struggling to fight its way out of a recession,...

Linux Breathes New Life Into The Mainframe

Linux -- the open source operating system which started out as a college student's hobby 10 years ago -- is rapidly becoming a force to...

All you need is. . .Oracle?

It was less than a year ago that Larry Ellison informed Oracle users that the company's 11i application suite would provide all the functionality they needed to...

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