Thu 2 May, 2019

Allied Telesis turns its networking focus to the U.S. market

2019-05-07T10:02:38+03:00Thu 2 May, 2019|Tags: , , , |

I recently had the opportunity to talk to Mark Wutzke, chief solution architect with Allied Telesis, to learn about the company’s smart networking offerings. Perhaps you, like me, don’t know much about this networking company, though it’s been in business since 1987. That might be because the global..

Thu 2 May, 2019

Revolutionary data compression technique could slash compute costs

2019-05-07T10:02:40+03:00Thu 2 May, 2019|Tags: , , |

There’s a major problem with today’s money-saving memory compression used for storing more data in less space. The issue is that computers store and run memory in predetermined blocks, yet many modern programs function and play out in variable chunks. The way it’s currently done is actually, highly ..

Wed 1 May, 2019

Looking into Linux modules

2019-05-07T10:02:47+03:00Wed 1 May, 2019|Tags: |

What are Linux modules?Kernel modules are chunks of code that are loaded and unloaded into the kernel as needed, thus extending the functionality of the kernel without requiring a reboot. In fact, unless users inquire about modules using commands like lsmod, they won't likely know that anything..

Wed 1 May, 2019

Yet another killer cloud quarter puts pressure on data centers

2019-05-07T10:02:48+03:00Wed 1 May, 2019|Tags: , , , , , |

You’d almost think I’d get tired of writing this story over and over and over… but the ongoing growth of cloud computing is too big a trend to ignore. Critically, the impressive growth numbers of the three leading cloud infrastructure providers—Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google ..

Wed 1 May, 2019

Vapor IO provides direct, high-speed connections from the edge to AWS

2019-05-07T10:02:49+03:00Wed 1 May, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Edge computing startup Vapor IO now offers a direct connection between its edge containers to Amazon Web Services (AWS) via a high-speed fiber network link. The company said that connection between its Kinetic Edge containers and AWS will be provided by Crown Castle's Cloud Connect fiber networ..