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To use Chef in the data center, you'll find your administrator mind-set gradually opening up to the developer way of thinking. These tips and resources will accelerate the process. Continue Reading
Data center technologies and strategies are evolving toward a blend of infrastructures that reside partly on-premises and partly in the cloud. More and more, IT shops are being asked to coordinate technology resources rather than simply control them... Continue Reading
The rash of ever-changing DCIM vendors, the IT/facilities rift and other roadblocks make implementing DCIM a challenge. These tips get DCIM working in a real data center. Continue Reading
The Internet of Things is coming to a data center near you. The "Things" of the IoT are devices that are already in place, and the concept of the IoT describes the increasing connectivity of all these Things, instrumented for specific purposes. ... Continue Reading
Old ways of securing physical networks are giving way to logical techniques. The change in traffic to an East-West, data-center-centric, software-defined-network model necessitates a new security plan. Continue Reading
A mobile cloud application is a software program that is designed to be accessed over the Internet by many types of portable computing devices.Continue Reading
Liquid immersion cooling is still a very cutting-edge technology practice, but its possibilities are enticing. Liquid cools servers more efficiently than air does, and could keep up with ever-increasing data center density. The "liquid" of liquid ...Continue Reading
DevOps collaboration can wipe development and operations teams of hostility and negativity. Dashboards and tiger teams turn wartime to peacetime.Continue Reading
No two DevOps shops are alike, but there are common threads that run throughout. So what does it take for an IT shop to successfully implement the DevOps culture?Continue Reading
Containers have a significant following these days, thanks to Docker. Find out how containers can help and what you need to get started.Continue Reading
Find judging criteria and category descriptions here for the 2014 Modern Infrastructure Impact Awards.Continue Reading
Software-defined means many -- sometimes conflicting -- things to many people. At the core, it means letting the application control its resources.Continue Reading
Software governance has meant more than the management of company-commissioned applications for quite some time. As the number of online services grows exponentially -- and individual employees feel more comfortable handing over their credit card ...Continue Reading
In the future, IT pros see cloud as a place to spin up applications to respond to problems on the fly. The component cloud model is just step one.Continue Reading
Application performance management is taking advantage of open APIs and software as a service to focus on the end-user experience. That's a change from the APM of old, which only monitored servers and networks and instrumented application code.