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HGST Announces 12Gbps SAS SSDs for Use in Enterprise Data Centers

Western Digital company HGST on Tuesday announced what it claimed to be the first 12 gigabit-per-second (Gbps) SAS solid state drive for use in enterprise...

Master MySQL in the Amazon Cloud

Amazon Web Services offer new challenges and flexibility for database admins -- here's how to avoid the pitfalls and tune for performance.

IBM Pushes New Integrated, Lower-cost Linux Servers

IBM announced new "affordable" Linux servers on Wednesday as the company tries to push its new category of preconfigured servers for virtualization and big data...

Users: Oracle Exadata's Speed Comes at a Price

Few Oracle products in recent years have received as much hype as the Exadata database machine, with the vendor attempting to use it as a standard-bearer for a...

Dell Brings 40-Gigabit Ethernet Into Its PowerEdge Blade System

Dell will flesh out its new virtual networking strategy at Interop next month when it shows off a 40-Gigabit Ethernet switch for its PowerEdge M1000e blade...

Symform Has a Cloud Without a Data Center

Service provider claims using data centers to host public cloud storage is expensive and risky; offers alternative.

Vyatta Speeds up Its Software-based Routing With VPlane

Virtualized router pioneer Vyatta plans to increase the performance of its software by 10 times or more later this year, eyeing large data centers with...

Windows 8 Will Come in Four Versions

After years of criticism that the OS came in too many different editions, Microsoft's move should eliminate much of the confusion.

Judge Tells Megaupload, Other Groups to Work out Server Maintenance

Lawyers for Megaupload, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Web hosting provider Carpathia Hosting and other groups fighting over who should maintain 1,100...

IBM Unveils New Line of Integrated Systems

Anticipating a growing need for larger preconfigured systems, IBM has unveiled a new product line of integrated sets of IBM hardware and software, called...

Fujitsu Research Lab Demos Current Projects, Says Economy Shouldn't Affect Funds

The head of Fujitsu's main research division says it is a mistake to cut back on investing in new technologies during hard economic times.

Toshiba to Sell Video Servers That Use Streaming Hardware Instead of CPU, Memory

Toshiba said Monday it has developed hardware for servers that encodes and sends video streams without using CPU or memory, greatly increasing the number of...

Eurocom Packs Eight-core Intel Xeon E5 Chip Into Laptop

PC maker Eurocom has crammed some of the latest server technologies, including an eight-core Intel Xeon processor, into a laptop that the company calls a "mobile...