Server clustering News
February 16, 2017
The challenge of provisioning applications across clusters remains a significant one. Docker's Mike Goelzer explains where the company is headed with Docker Swarm.
October 18, 2016
Caringo previously sold Swarm as software-only object storage, but now, Dell packages Swarm 9 as a hardware option that clusters 288 TB of usable storage.
June 17, 2016
With the new Direct feature, Windows Storage Spaces can use local storage for failover clusters. It also supports JBOD storage.
May 12, 2016
With the need to speed data ingestion and share files across applications, Wal-Mart turns to Robin Systems to reconfigure and reduce file clustering in Hadoop.
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One of the top storage-related improvements in Microsoft Windows Server 2016 is cluster-to-cluster replication using the Datacenter Edition's Storage Replica feature. Continue Reading
A few months prior to VMworld 2016 U.S., we produced a wish list for vSphere 6.5 features. Now that VMware's officially announced vSphere 6.5, does it meet expectations? Continue Reading
Due to their effect on virtualized clusters, virtual SANs and overall database performance, new in-memory technologies like DRAM and RDMA networks are becoming more widely adopted. Continue Reading
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High availability is an incredibly valuable concept, one that helps safeguard systems and components against failure. Improve your high-availability strategy with these tips. Continue Reading
New to vSphere 6.5, Proactive High Availability helps protect hosts from hardware degradation by partnering with hardware vendors to detect problems and evacuate VMs. Continue Reading
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