the future of the Operating System - LinuxCon 2015 keynote

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The Future of the Operating System. What is an Operating System ? Operating Systems & Apps Over Time. OS in 1960s • IBM OS/360 – First OS that kept track of system resources (program, memory, storage) • CTSS – Introduce scheduling • Univac Exec 8, Burrows MCP, Multics. Linux + Docker 
 is the Future of Operating Systems. Given as a keynote at LinuxCon + CloudOpen Japan 2015.

Why Software-Defined Storage Matters

Chuck's Blog - EMC

  The more information we produce, consume — and depend on —  the more storage matters.    Software is inevitably changing core data center technologies — compute, network and storage — both individually and how they work together.

CIOs Are Discovering That Containers Might Be The Right Way To Ship Code

The Accidental Successful CIO

Containers just might change how we package our software Image Credit: Sandor Volenszki. One such issue would be the quality of the software that your teams deliver. The big problem that your team is facing is that they can get their software to run on their development laptops.

The New Storage Buyer

Chuck's Blog - EMC

    When it comes to storage, it’s been the same way for as long as I can remember: the storage team makes the recommendation.  But what if a relatively new storage buyer is emerging?  The New Storage Buyer. Servers As Storage: Interest Is Strong.

Parallel Processing and Unstructured Data Transforms Storage

Cloud Musings

These transformations are driven by challenges associated with the parallel processing of unstructured data within a near-real-time business operational tempo. From an economic viewpoint, storage is, in fact, one of the largest single costs in the data center.

Storage Caching 201

Chuck's Blog - EMC

Three years ago, I wrote a popular post entitled " Storage Caching 101 ".  Using a memory technology for storage caching is different than using it for persistent storage , although that''s becoming popular as well.  Storage VMware

What Storage Might Look Like In Five Years

Chuck's Blog - EMC

  And that''s where storage comes in.    Demand will continue to outpace technological and operational advances (I believe the same is true for compute and networking), which means we''ll all inevitably end up spending more money to store and retrieve information.

Seagate has shipped over 10 Million storage HHDD’s, is that a lot?

Storage IO Blog

This means that the drives should be transparent to the operating systems or hypervisors on servers or storage controllers without need for special adapters, controller cards or drivers. In addition, there is no extra software needed to automated tiering or movement between the flash on the HHDD or SSHD and its internal HDD, its all self-contained managed by the drives firmware (e.g. software).

Solarflare’s Open Compute Platform, Software-Defined, NIC Card

CTOvision

Solarflare, a global leader in networking solutions for modern data centers, is releasing an Open Compute Platform (OCP) software-defined, networking interface card, offering the industry’s most scalable, lowest latency networking solution to meet the dynamic needs of the enterprise environment. The SFN8722 also provides the ideal link between fast NVMe storage and the network. Marty Meehan.

Solarflare’s Open Compute Platform, Software-Defined, NIC Card

CTOvision

Solarflare, a global leader in networking solutions for modern data centers, is releasing an Open Compute Platform (OCP) software-defined, networking interface card, offering the industry’s most scalable, lowest latency networking solution to meet the dynamic needs of the enterprise environment. The SFN8722 also provides the ideal link between fast NVMe storage and the network. Marty Meehan. Delivers 1000s Virtual NICs for Ultimate Scalability with the Lowest Possible Latency.

Windows 7 Slipstream Software

Galido

An oldie but goodie, this great piece of software integrate updates, drivers, automate Windows and application setup, speedup Windows deployment process and have it all set for the next time. Reduce Windows footprint on your RAM and storage drive memory. Windows 7 Slipstream Software.

Considering VSAN

Chuck's Blog - EMC

For us storage types, one of the more interesting announcements coming out of VMworld is VSAN (formal name "Virtual SAN"), which will now be available in beta form before too long.   Storage and compute workloads run together on the exact same resource pool.

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard: Recover Formatted Hard Drive Easily

Galido

This software is recognized as the best data recovery program to recover formatted hard drive easily and quickly. EaseUS is a Chinese company specializing in data recovery for hard drives, pen drives, Windows operating systems, for Mac, Android, recover SD card and iPhone.

AWS Elastic Beanstalk: A Quick and Simple Way into the Cloud - All.

All Things Distributed

Werner Vogels weblog on building scalable and robust distributed systems. Flexibility is one of the key principles of Amazon Web Services - developers can select any programming language and software package, any operating system, any middleware and any database to build systems and applications that meet their requirements. Driving Storage Costs Down for AWS Customers. Expanding the Cloud - The AWS Storage Gateway. All Things Distributed.

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free Review: : Recover Files Easily!

Galido

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free is software that can solve the problems of many people struggling with the loss of sensitive data without spending impossible figures. effective and immediate software to recover data lost or data deleted by mistake.

VMware Virsto: A Very Smart Volume Manager For VMs - Chuck's Blog

Chuck's Blog - EMC

I think many IT professionals realize that many application performance issues eventually boil down to storage and physical I/O.  Storage array vendors do what they can.  Operating system, hypervisor and database vendors do what they can as well. Storage.

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Expanding the Cloud - Amazon S3 Reduced Redundancy Storage.

All Things Distributed

Werner Vogels weblog on building scalable and robust distributed systems. Expanding the Cloud - Amazon S3 Reduced Redundancy Storage. Today a new storage option for Amazon S3 has been launched: Amazon S3 Reduced Redundancy Storage (RRS). This new storage option enables customers to reduce their costs by storing non-critical, reproducible data at lower levels of redundancy. Under the covers Amazon S3 is a marvel of distributed systems technologies.

Oracle and EMC Help Protect Against Silent Data Corruption.

Chuck's Blog - EMC

One of the painful realities in the enterprise storage world is silent data corruption.    An application sends a perfectly formed write to the storage array, but the bits get scrambled along the way.  Posted at 09:34 AM in EMC Viewpoint , Storage , VMAX | Permalink.

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Boeing Black Smartphone: Security, modularity and productivity

CTOvision

Through embedded hardware security features, software policy configurability and physical modularity, Boeing Black gives customers a trusted, more flexible and productive solution. Key Features: Android™ Operating System : Convenient smartphone for Android usage.

CloudVelocity Announces $13M Funding, New Tools for AWS.

Data Center Knowledge

CloudVelocity today released its One Hybrid Cloud software for migrating applications to Amazon Web Services. CloudVelocity says its software will make it easier to seamlessly move complex cloud deployments between data centers and multiple public clouds. Storage. Storage.

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Hard drive sanitization according to Dept. of Defense standards

Galido

If you use FDISK, FORMAT utilities, or the standard operating system DELETE command for data removal, there is always a chance to recover the deleted files (using undelete or unformat tools) which can be used against the owner’s will. Free Zone Software Storage

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Top 10 Cheap Upgrades to Boost any Computer

Galido

The time comes when your PC starts to “slow down” and we are not referring to a software slowdown, in that case, formatting could be enough and the PC would come back as new. Hardware Misc Tech Blog - Featured Software Troubleshooting

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IOTransfer, an iPhone/iPad Manager/ Video Downloader Review

Galido

However if there was a simple way to do without iTunes and easily manage your device without having to deal with the flaws of Apple’s software, would that interest you? IOTransfer also offers a Pro version that adds additional functionality to the software.

WinX MediaTrans Giveaway: Transfer iPhone Files without using iTunes

Galido

However, in terms of usability, iTunes can be somewhat messy and confusing software, not to mention its lack of fluidity in operating systems such as Windows. WinX MediaTrans helps you in file and data transfer operations from iOS devices to Windows PC and vice versa.

AWS’s Shared Responsibility Model at a Glance

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Generally speaking, AWS manages the security and compliance of its infrastructure, including the hardware and software that run AWS services in the cloud. For infrastructure services, AWS is responsible for: Foundation services (networking, storage, compute). Operating system.

Developments and Device Divergence at Apple’s WWDC

CTOvision

While the event did not disappoint most Apple fans, the keynote demonstrated a new desktop operating system, OSX (nicknamed Yosemite), and an updated mobile operating system, iOS 8, without dropping any bombshells. The biggest improvements to Yosemite make integration across Apple devices easier than before – developments in iCloud storage, a sharing feature called Handoff, and the ability to make phone calls from Macs are among these improvements.

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Interoperability: A Much Needed Cloud Computing Focus

Cloud Musings

Cloud computing transitions information technology (IT) from being "systems of physically integrated hardware and software" to "systems of virtually integrated services". They are free to use different data types, query languages and data storage techniques.

VSAN, VSAs and External Arrays

Chuck's Blog - EMC

  If you’re not into storage stuff, perhaps this would be a good post to skip. If you’re in the world of enterprise IT, storage is a big deal — it’s where all the information lives. Storage in an enterprise IT setting can be costly and difficult to manage.

How to Put Public Sector Data Migration Hassles on the Road to Extinction

Cloud Musings

They must embrace change in order to thrive, and part of that involves modernizing systems, streamlining processes and migrating vast amounts of data. Hardware- and software-independent solutions enable flexibility: Every server is different and topologies change rapidly.

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Cog Systems offers more secure version of HTC A9 smartphone

Network World

It sounds like a smartphone user's worst fear: Software that starts up before the phone's operating system, intercepting and encrypting every byte sent to or from the flash memory or the network interface. This is not some new kind of ransomware, though, this is the D4 Secure Platform from Cog Systems.

Important Things to Know About Android Smartphones and its New Launches

Galido

An android phone is a powerful and highly advanced Smartphone which runs on the Android operating system, which is created by Google. These company mobile phones run on Android operating systems. It has a flagship Kirin 980 processor, up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage.

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Grown-Up IT For Grown-Up Applications

Chuck's Blog - EMC

There’s now a burgeoning category "integrated" solutions intended to lessen that burden and produce more predictable results with less effort -- reference architectures, converged systems, hyperconverged systems and similar. However, external storage arrays exist for good reasons.

VSAN, VSAs and External Arrays

Chuck's Blog - EMC

  If you’re not into storage stuff, perhaps this would be a good post to skip. If you’re in the world of enterprise IT, storage is a big deal — it’s where all the information lives. Storage in an enterprise IT setting can be costly and difficult to manage.   Storage professionals can make a good living by helping IT teams to tame the storage beast so that’s it a bit less unruly. Most everyone should be familiar with external storage arrays.

When Generic IT Infrastructure Doesn't Cut It

Chuck's Blog - EMC

Maybe they want to standardize on HP servers, vSphere for virtualization, RedHat for Linux, Cisco for the data center network, EMC for the storage, and so on. Here's who we use for server, hypervisor, operating system, data center network, storage, etc. Storage?

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The Back-to-Basics Readings of 2012 - All Things Distributed

All Things Distributed

Werner Vogels weblog on building scalable and robust distributed systems. I am pretty sure some if not all of these papers deserved to be elected to the hall of fame of best papers in distributed systems. Feb 11 - A Survey of Rollback-Recovery Protocols in Message-Passing Systems , E.