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Second Wave

The second wave of cloud computing

After initial forays into the cloud many companies are re-evaluating the cloud deployments and moving previously deployed cloud applications back in house, to different cloud providers or to private clouds. The questions is "why?" ...

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Space agency turns to private cloud for rocket science

The European Space Agency (ESA) wants to focus less on IT and more on rocket science so it's launching a private cloud to store sensitive data, create a common infrastructure and help scientists work together more easily.

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Backing up a Windows Hyper-V Cluster

Microsoft was nice enough to provide Hyper-V backup capability for individual Hyper-V hosts that worked great and was free with the OS. Once you move to a Hyper-V cluster however, the free ride is over.

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Microsoft targets cloud infrastructure with Windows Nano Server

In a leaked presentation about Windows Server 2016, the focus appears to be on building cloud infrastructure with a "zero footprint" install called Nano Server.

Deutsche Bank signs 10-year private cloud deal with HP

German lender moves to OpenStack platform in deal worth 'billions' of dollars.

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California firefighters battle blazes with data from the cloud

Crews on the ground use mobile devices to access digital images and data streams as they plan their strategies for responding to California wildfires.

HP courts enterprise workloads with new Helion private clouds

HP has seven new cloud services tailored for specific enterprise workloads such as ERP and CRM

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Building a private cloud, of sorts, with OwnCloud

You can decide which items you want shared with others, which devices you can access that data on and what apps you want to access that data. Linux know-how is a big plus.

Would Amazon Web Services ever build an on-premise private cloud?

Amazon cloud executive says it has no plans to build an on-premises private cloud.

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GitHub Enterprise gets big upgrade with AWS support, high availability, more deployment options

GitHub has released a major update to GitHub Enterprise, offering many more deployment options to business customers running the code repository in their private cloud.

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Running a virtual machine over iSCSI SAN? Check your swappiness.

Putting your virtual machines on a SAN is a great way to make your VMs even more flexible, portable, and expandable. If you run into I/O errors, adjusting these settings may help.

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How RMS put its catastrophe modeling software in the cloud

After hosting its software on Amazon Web Services, risk management firm RMS decided to move to a private cloud. The decision paid off, largely because RMS got a little help from its friends.

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5 tips for building a successful hybrid cloud

Enterprises may need the flexibility of a hybrid cloud; here’s what to think about as you move forward.

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Density vs. Isolation in the data center

When filling your rack space with servers, is it better to go high density with fewer physical boxes or many isolated servers?

When is private cloud cheaper than public cloud?

Private cloud vendors say they know, analysts say it’s not that easy.

Inside the NSA's private cloud

National Security Agency is building its private cloud on commodity hardware, opens source software

Build your own private cloud

Borrowing from public cloud architecture and technologies, the private cloud weaves a new management layer around virtualized data center systems.

Enterprises increasingly look to the private cloud

Companies interested in moving to cloud computing are increasingly choosing a private cloud for the increased security and, often, compliance features instead of the public cloud, according to a recent survey.

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