Google Open Sources Data Center Load Balancing Software

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Company developed Seesaw internally because no adequate solution was available Read More. Shared

Barracuda Networks Launches 40G Load Balancer Appliance

Data Center Knowledge

Barracuda's new 40G load balancer appliance designed to offload network and security traffic from virtual machines. Read More. Technology

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Step-by-Step: Load balancing workloads in Azure

CanITPro

Step-By-Step Azure load-Balancing Pierre Roman Hello folks, The last few weeks I have been meeting with customers in Toronto, Winnipeg, and Calgary. There was one common theme.

Google Strengthens Compute Engine With Load Balancing

Data Center Knowledge

On Wednesday Google announced numerous enhancements to its Cloud Platform, the addition of layer 3 load balancing to Compute Engine, which delivers Google-scale throughput and fault tolerance to manage Internet applications.

Ten Ways to Make Your Cloud More Efficient

Data Center Knowledge

From WANOP and load balancing to automation and orchestration, there are many ways to make your cloud environment more efficient Read More. Cloud Computing Featured cloud

Facebook???s New Cluster Management Software Cuts Power Consumption

Data Center Knowledge

Data center team finds way to do load balancing with energy efficiency in mind. Read More. Blades Facebook Featured Power

Which Data Center Skills are in Demand Today

Data Center Knowledge

Latest State of the Data Center Industry survey results show hunger for automation and cloud, DCIM, load balancing, and more Read More. Data Center World Staffing cloud data center

Another Layer of Defense Against Cyber Attacks

Data Center Knowledge

Once seen only as a tool for load balancing, application delivery controllers (ADCs) are now used as the final line of defense should a malicious attack penetrate the data center's perimeter. Read More. Industry Perspectives

18 Steps for End-to-End IaaS Provisioning in the Cloud with Azure Resource Manager (ARM), PowerShell and Desired State Configuration (DSC)

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as of this article’s publication date, to perform end-to-end provisioning of a common IaaS VM scenario: load-balanced web applications.

Akanda Releases Orchestration Software for OpenStack Networks

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The company’s orchestration software is designed to function as the centralized management layer for all OpenStack-related networking decisions, including managing routing, load balancing, firewall and more Read More. Networking

Step-By-Step: Enabling A Secondary AD FS 3.0 Server in Azure for Office365 Single Sign-On

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The process itself can be repeated on one or many more servers depending on user base load balanced against the number of.( Now that the first AD FS server is setup and federated with Office365, additional servers can be introduced into the AD FS farm.

Software Defined Power in Virtualized Application Environments

Data Center Knowledge

Software Defined Power requires creating a layer of abstraction that isolates the application from local power dependencies and maximizes application uptime, by leveraging existing failover, virtualization and load-balancing capabilities, writes Clemens Pfeiffer of Power Assure.

Step-by-Step: Automated Provisioning for Linux in the Cloud with Microsoft Azure, XPlat CLI, JSON and Node.js ( Part 2 )

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In this article, we'll leverage these tools for automatically provisioning an end-to-end highly available Linux server farm environment, including storage, networking, load-balancing, virtual machines and application workloads.

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Why R2? Your Next SAN with SMB 3.02 Scale-out File Servers

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S TORAGE! For most IT Pros that I speak with, storage is a huge chunk of their IT budget – often accounting for as much as 30%-40% (more in some cases) of their annual capital IT costs.

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CIOs Need To Realize That Virtualization Isn't All That It's Cracked Up To Be (a chief information officer needs an IT strategy to create IT alignment)

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Post tags: data-center optimization , dynamic load-balancing , high availability , IaaS , panacea , reduce time to market , reducing costs , scalability , server virtualization , virtual machines , virtual servers , Virtualization , VMs , VMware , workloads.

Step-by-Step: Enable Network Monitoring in Azure.

CanITPro

Hello folks, When building network infrastructures in the cloud live VNets, ExpressRoute, Application Gateways, Load balancers, and more… You need tools and processes to monitor and troubleshoot any issues that may arise. Go ahead, load it up!

End-to-End IaaS Workload Provisioning in the Cloud with Azure Automation and PowerShell DSC ( Part 2 )

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The end goal of this effort is to provide accelerated "push-button" delivery of highly available, load-balanced cloud applications.

New Route 53 and ELB features: IPv6, Zone Apex, WRR and more.

All Things Distributed

Route53 support for WRR load balancing. Weighted Round Robin is a DNS based load-balancing scheme that allows you to select multiple IP address for a name to be resolved to and to assigns frequencies ("weights") to how often the name should resolve to each address.

VMware or Microsoft? Automated Server Workload Balancing for Heterogeneous Private Clouds

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includes automated server workload balancing in the vSphere Enterprise and Enterprise+ premium suites via two feature sets: Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) and Distributed Power Management (DPM). DRS and DPM together are intended to provide an automated method for balancing compute capacity and reducing energy consumption in a highly virtualized datacenter. Automated VM Load Balancing. VMware vSphere 5.x

Federation Solutions And The New IT Agenda

Chuck's Blog - EMC

database, app server) can dynamically configure an isolated “soft” network, complete with firewalls, load balancers, security policies, etc.     Although this is an explicit process today (sorry, no automated load balancing!)

End-to-End IaaS Workload Provisioning in the Cloud with Azure Automation and PowerShell DSC ( Part 1 )

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In the param section of our runbook workflow above, you'll note that we defined a $numberOfVMs parameter to accept, as input, the number of load-balanced VMs that we'd like to provision for our application.

How does your SaaS vendor respond to the scalability question.

Social, Agile and Transformation

Ask some CTO’s about how their product scales and they’ll whip out a logical diagram showing you redundant networks, redundant firewalls, load balancers, clustered application servers, redundant databases, and SAN storage. Social, Agile, and Transformation.

Teradata: Embrace the Power of PaaS

Cloud Musings

Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) has always been the unappreciated sibling of the cloud computing service model trio.

Expanding the Cloud: Docker Containers in Elastic Beanstalk

All Things Distributed

Along with the native Docker functionality you''re used to - including log access, volume mapping, and environment variables - enjoy the automated monitoring, provisioning, and configuration of things like Elastic Load Balancing and Auto Scaling that Elastic Beanstalk provides.

FireMon, Breaking into Australian and New Zealand Markets

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We don’t make the firewall, we don’t make the F5 load balancer, we don’t make the Cisco router, but we make them better,” DeBell said. Katie Kennedy. FireMon has made their way into Australian and New Zealand markets by extending its global partnership with Westcon Group.

Vendor-Side DevOps Practices Can Still Deliver Better Value While Client-Side Government Processes Catch Up

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Each cloud computing provider has “opinionated” ways of handling things such as load balancing, elastic scaling, service discovery, data access, and security to name just a few. With the private sector making the cultural and technological shift to better DevOps practices, it was only a matter of time before private providers to government clients began to probe how DevOps practices can positively impact application delivery for DoD (and other) clients.

The Internet of (Secure) Things – Embedding Security in the IoT

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You can opt-in to smart metering so that a utility can load balance energy distribution. By George Romas. We’re seeing a glimmer of the future – the Internet of Things (IoT) – where anything and everything is or contains a sensor that can communicate over the network/Internet.

Build Your Private Cloud Foundation - Networking with Windows.

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Load balancing modes: Address hash or Hyper-V port hash? When implementing a NIC team for datacenter networks, you will generally see the best load balancing and overall performance by configuring your team with: Teaming mode: Use Static or Dynamic ( LACP ) network teaming modes with intelligent core switches that provide support for teaming. Load balancing mode: Use Address hashing for network load balancing mode to gain the best level of bidirectional load balancing.

Step-by-Step: Setup Multiple Public IPs on a VM in Azure

CanITPro

Assigning multiple IP addresses to a VM enables the you to have multiple websites or services with different IP addresses and SSL certificates on a single server and to use the server as a network virtual appliance, such as a firewall or load balancer.

The New Storage Buyer

Chuck's Blog - EMC

  Required functionality —  a load balancer, a server cluster, a replicated storage pool, etc. Farmers buy tractors.    If you’re in the tractor business, you know a lot about farmers: how they look at the world, what they think is important. 

Transforming Development with AWS

All Things Distributed

Shield Standard gives DDoS protection to all customers using API Gateway, Elastic Load Balancing, Route 53, CloudFront, and EC2. In my keynote at AWS re:Invent today, I announced 13 new features and services (in addition to the 15 we announced yesterday).

The O’Reilly Software Architecture Conference Call for Participation

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Caching, load balancing, optimization. By Bob Gourley. Friends at O’Reilly Media have just alerted me to a call for participation in the O’Reilly Software Architecture Conference, which will be held 17-19 March in Boston MA (see: [link] ). More info is below: The O’Reilly Software Architecture Conference Call for Participation.

Step-by-Step: Build Windows Server 2012 and SQL. - TechNet Blogs

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In this step-by-step guide, you will learn how to deploy and support a common two-tier web application architecture using Windows Server 2012 web servers and SQL Server 2012 database servers hosted in Windows Azure in a load-balanced configuration. Configure Load Balancing in Windows Azure. In this task, you will provision a Virtual Machine and configure the Load Balancing to host a web application. Load Balance Traffic An Existing Endpoint.