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Ellison sings a new tune: Oracle hardware is cheapest

The purchase price for Oracle systems has been an 'impediment' for some customers, he admitted

IBM eyes more cloud acquisitions to find a path to growth

Future deals will focus on 'as a service' companies, IBM's CFO says


AMD looks to Carrizo chips for PC rebound

AMD plans to release Carrizo chips in the second quarter this year

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Are you ready for the end of Windows Server 2003?

Microsoft is cutting off support for the popular OS in six months, so you need to start putting together a migration plan now.

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How to configure Nginx for Wordpress Multisite with subdirectories

Nginx and Wordpress work great together but it requires a few extra directives to work properly with Multisite subdirectories.

Memory prices to fall this year after stabilizing in 2014

Gartner cuts its revenue growth forecast for DRAM from 5.8 percent to 5.4 percent

IBM's new mainframe will eat mobile apps for lunch

Big Blue claims the system can crunch 2.3 billion transactions per day

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Uptime simplifies system and server monitoring

Server and systems management tools have long been too expensive and too complex to actually use without spending thousands of dollars on consultants. Uptime Software has been trying to change that with a product that can be installed...

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Will enhanced servers do away with need for switches?

With seemingly everything in IT converging – servers, switching, storage, virtualization – will servers ultimately take on the role of the top-of-rack data center switch?

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Resource allocation for virtual machines is like running a gym

How you schedule a finite number of resources for many clients to utilize is similar to running a gym, especially in VDI.

Compuware preps the mainframe for younger IT pros

Compuware's Topaz platform will provide graphical interfaces for mainframe management

Why Nvidia ignored mobile and bet the farm on auto tech at CES

One pundit complained Nvidia's press conference was 'a teraflop'

Intel cranks up laptop battery life, graphics with new Broadwell Core chips

Intel's latest Core chips based on the Broadwell microarchitecture will be in laptops and hybrids this month

Driverless cars could get more reliable with Nvidia's Tegra X1

Nvidia did not address the use of the new Tegra chip in mobile devices

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Server permissions in web applications: it's all about context

Getting your web application the proper permissions on the server can be tricky. More often than not, debugging the issues comes down to understanding the context of the request.

AMD retools laptop chip strategy to challenge Intel's dominance

AMD hopes to put its upcoming Carrizo chips in more laptops through a new chip and components strategy

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How to configure MySQL and MariaDB to accept remote connections

Do you have problems accessing a MySQL or MariaDB Linux server on your local network? If so, you may need to change a few settings and files.

Intel's IoT vision sees far more than chips

The company's IoT Platform includes hardware, software and partnerships

Intel plunks down billions to expand in mobile market

Intel's $1.6 billion investment in a Chengdu plant will help it regain complete control of manufacturing mobile chips

Intel to invest US$1.6 billion in China plant to push mobile chip development

The investment over the next 15 years will go toward upgrading Intel's chip plant in Chengdu

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