• March 18, 2016 18 Mar'16

    Q&A: Database infrastructure must match modern apps

    Jim Starkey, the man who wrote large parts of the relational databases that are still in use today, talks about why it's time to start over with new designs.

  • March 16, 2016 16 Mar'16

    Mad about microsegmentation

    The tech industry seems fixated breaking things apart into ever-smaller units for greater levels of "granularity." Traditional standalone applications are maligned as "monoliths" that must be broken apart in to their component pieces, or "...

  • March 16, 2016 16 Mar'16

    Wise up to today's software as a service benefits

    It's time for IT to get over the past and embrace the future. And yes, this is going to affect your applications. Ask yourself: Why aren't we using software as a service?

  • March 16, 2016 16 Mar'16

    IT pros atwitter about building a DevOps culture

    Exploring #DevOps on Twitter provides a window into what ops pros and developers hold above all else: building a DevOps culture and choosing from the abundance of available tools.

  • March 07, 2016 07 Mar'16

    Hotel hits the gas pedal with souped up DevOps model

    Seeking faster application delivery led to Starwood Hotels adopting a "DevOps plus" approach, adding in security and middleware teams.

  • February 25, 2016 25 Feb'16

    Docker management gaps smoothed over with new tool

    Docker Datacenter brings together multiple pieces of Docker management under one umbrella. But like everything in the container space, there's still work left to be done.

  • February 17, 2016 17 Feb'16

    Scale-out architecture and new data protection capabilities in 2016

    What are the next big things for the data center in 2016? Applications will pilot the course to better data protection and demand more resources from scale-out architecture.

  • February 17, 2016 17 Feb'16

    Windows workloads leap to cloud

    Regardless of hype, there are quite a few areas where cloud remains very much a work in progress. Take cloud bursting. This has long been IT's holy grail for cloud -- the ability to seamlessly expand capacity constrained workloads to outside of your...

  • February 09, 2016 09 Feb'16

    Ansible 2.0 rescales, resets configuration management tool

    Ansible's roadmap is open to new paths and possibilities, with a re-architected back end, new features and one of the largest open source suppliers to the enterprise at its helm.

  • January 20, 2016 20 Jan'16

    Readers sound off on Docker containment strategies

    In this Tweet roundup, readers share their thoughts on the pros and cons of various Docker containment strategies.

  • January 20, 2016 20 Jan'16

    Will container virtualization be the biggest data center trend of 2016?

    With the rapid maturation of container virtualization, IT administrators should be prepared to adopt and manage containers earlier than they expected.

  • January 20, 2016 20 Jan'16

    The 2016 MI Impact Awards

    It's January, people, and you know what that means -- awards season! Not one to be left out of the party, Modern Infrastructure is happy to announce the winners of its third annual Impact Awards, where readers, industry experts and editors weigh in ...

  • December 18, 2015 18 Dec'15

    Building Docker infrastructure still tough, but maybe not for long

    Docker could become the next generation compute platform, and even replace server virtualization, but the container technology has some growing up to do first.

  • November 25, 2015 25 Nov'15

    Joyent CTO talks Docker containers and the work ahead in 2016

    Joyent bet big on containers to compete in the cloud market, and the company's CTO Bryan Cantrill has plenty to say about the state of containers and what needs to change.

  • November 18, 2015 18 Nov'15

    Docker security updates aim to sway IT pros

    Docker has added greater control for IT ops and new container security tools, along with its containers as a service offering.