BT

VMware's vFabric Suite Gains Automated Deployment and PostgreSQL Support

by Charles Humble on  May 15, 2012

VMware has today announced VMware vFabric Suite 5.1, adding automated deployment, enterprise open source support, and PostgreSQL capabilities, as well as an expansion to the SQLFire in-memory database.

Using Windows Server 8 to Build an IaaS Cloud

by Abel Avram on  Oct 12, 2011

Small and large enterprises will be able to create their own clouds with Windows Server 8. A Microsoft whitepaper presents the details of building such an IaaS platform with the upcoming server OS from Redmond.

Aeolus–A New Open Source Multi-cloud Management Solution

by Abel Avram on  Sep 01, 2011

Aeolus is an open source project intended to provide solutions for managing packs of virtual machines across various private and public clouds. The project has been started by Red Hat, but they do not want to own the project, inviting other companies to join forces with them in creating an open cloud management solution.

Adrian Cole Announces JClouds 1.0 Release

by Rick Hightower on  Jul 27, 2011

The goal of the new JClouds 1.0 release is to provide a common interface for managing compute nodes and storage nodes across many vendors, providers, frameworks and APIs from IaaS to PaaS, says JClouds founder Adrian Cole.

Private Cloud Roundup

by Lee Ackerman on  Jul 14, 2011

Private clouds continue to grow in popularity and offer a number of appealing benefits to an organization including higher utilization of existing server resources, improved manageability, pay as you go, and self-service. This roundup provides a high-level view of some of the key ingredients for creating a private cloud solution.

IBM Workload Deployer – Continuing Maturation of Private Cloud Appliances

by Lee Ackerman on  Jun 28, 2011 1

IBM Workload Deployer is the next generation of the IBM WebSphere CloudBurst v2.0 appliance further driving the use of patterns, templates and automation to simplify and accelerate the definition and deployment of private cloud solutions.

VMware Announces vFabric Cloud Application Platform 5, Simplifies Licensing and Deployment

by Charles Humble on  Jun 14, 2011

VMware has today announced that the next version of its vFabric cloud application platform, which it expects to ship later in the summer, will see a licensing change to a per VM model. The platform gains elastic memory for Java applications running in Spring tc Server, and a new performance monitoring tool for Spring applications running in production, based on Spring Insight.

Bloggers React To Open Virtualization Alliance Announcement

by Michael Floyd on  May 18, 2011 1

Yesterday’s announcement that a group of company’s led by Red Hat, IBM, HP and others have formed the Open Virtualization Alliance had bloggers talking. The the goal is to foster the adoption of Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM). But speculation ran high after the announcement that some member companies may be attempting to break the stranglehold VMWare and Citrix hold on the market.

OpenStack Discusses Cactus, Previews Diablo

by Michael Floyd on  Apr 25, 2011

The OpenStack project gathered late last week, and amidst the Amazon EBS debacle, held a Webinar to both elaborate on new features introduced in Cactus and describe anticipated elements of the upcoming Diablo release.

Capture the Application, not just the Screenshot with VS Lab Management

by Jenni Konrad on  Apr 20, 2011 2

Visual Studio Lab Management 2010 is a highly integrated virtualization, development, and testing tool. When testers encounter an error they can create a snapshot of the virtual environment at that moment: not just a screenshot, but the current state of the application or website and all the servers involved.

MED-V 2.0 and App-V 4.6 SP1: Two Microsoft Virtualization Solutions for Enterprises

by Abel Avram on  Mar 15, 2011

MED-V 2.0 is a desktop virtualization solution enabling users to run legacy applications on Windows 7. App-V 4.6 SP1 is a service pack for Application Virtualization, another solution for deploying applications within the enterprise.

Trends in Operations for 2011

by Abel Avram on  Feb 23, 2011 1

According to a Gartner survey the top trends in data centers are Client Computing, Server Platforms and Storage Evolution. Cloud Computing, Virtualization and Mobile are seen as the top three technologies for operations in 2011.

Gartner: Magic Quadrant for Cloud IaaS And Web Hosting Providers

by Jeevak Kasarkod on  Jan 27, 2011

Gartner announced their magic quadrant for Cloud IaaS and web hosting providers

Introducing ReplayDIRECTOR - Continuous Application Monitoring and Production Debugging For Java EE

by Charles Humble on  Oct 19, 2010

Replay Solutions, a specialist in continuous application monitoring, software debugging and defect resolution technology, today announced that Larry Lunetta has joined the company as president, CEO and member of the board. We talk to co-founder Jonathan Lindo about the company, its product ReplayDIRECTOR, and the new appointment.

VMware's Cloud Application Platform Vision

by Jean-Jacques Dubray on  Sep 07, 2010 2

Rod Johnson details VMWare's new Cloud Application Platform Vision, vFabric. It is based on all SpringSource assets and VMware's virtualization technology. Now that nearly all major actors of the Cloud are aiming at PaaS, it may be time to ask whether IaaS is "dead"? and whether PaaS will be able get mindshare of most IT organizations?

General Feedback
Bugs
Advertising
Editorial
InfoQ.com and all content copyright © 2006-2013 C4Media Inc. InfoQ.com hosted at Contegix, the best ISP we've ever worked with.
Privacy policy
BT