Monday, April 19, 2021

Kenneth Hess

Big Data and Social Listening

The Greek Stoic, Epictetus, said, “We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.” Through the power of the...

Seven Enterprise Virtualization Contenders

According to Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for x86 Server Virtualization Infrastructure 2015, about 75 percent of x86 server workloads are currently virtualized. What began some eight...

The 6 Essential Automation Tools For the Enterprise

System Administrators (SAs) are a lazy lot. Now, that might seem an unusual way to begin an article about automation, but if SAs weren’t lazy,...

Virtual Machine Backup: Five Solutions

Virtual machines have solved a lot of problems and enabled companies to cuts costs. But what happens when an enterprise wants to back up its new legion...

Tips for Data Center Cost Savings

For a company to have its own data center is surely a sign of success -- and also a major cost burden. Kenneth Hess discusses pathways to...

10 Virtual Machine Techniques to Boost Efficiency

Virtualization offers major productivity gains, but truly optimizing your virtual machines is easier said than done. Kenneth Hess overviews some efficiency-boosting tips. Virtual infrastructures suffer from inefficiencies that...

Why SSDs Are (Far) Better Than Mechanical Disks

The debate about the relative merits of solid state drives vs. spinning disks has been heating up as SSDs gain ever more converts. Kenneth Hess discusses the...

Cloud Computing: 10 Data Items To Hold Back

The hype about cloud computing is deafening, yet plenty of data storage should stay very much in-house. Kenneth Hess discusses the limits of the public cloud. Cloud discussions...

iPad Apps to Manage a Data Center

iPad apps, once thought to be essentially diversions, are emerging as real tools for IT management. Ken Hess discusses the options. Looking up the latest sports scores, having...

Cloud Computing: Ten Essential Services

Critics of cloud computing say that it's largely hype. Yet as Ken Hess points out, the following solutions and products are clearly gaining steam in the marketplace. It's...

Five Key Data Center Staffers

Hiring and managing top-notch data center employees makes all the difference in a company's work flow. Kenneth Hess talks about what makes these key players tick. Meeting these...

Ten Free Server Apps

Plenty of server software can be quite pricey, yet there are also some free downloads worth using in your data center. Kenneth Hess overviews the top choices. This...

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NVIDIA’s New Grace ARM/GPU Solution...

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What is Data Segmentation?

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