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1. Reflections – EMC Executives Report From The Road
Once a CIO, Always a CIO
2 days ago
By Sanjay Mirchandani, Executive
Vice President and Former CIO
While bittersweet, career changes are
exhilarating. After nearly five years as EMC’s CIO, I’ve handed the reins
over to our newest executive Vic Bhagat and EMC’s ...
I have been watching Cloud Foundry from the sidelines for months and it's about time I get in the game. In my role as an architect I need to be able to communicate to business stakeholders and development teams the value of the architectures I choose. So for me to engage with Cloud Foundry the first step is to look at what the business ...
Thanks to all of you that have emailed me regarding my post, I do enjoy the emails that I receive from around the world - and there were a number of questions posed that I decided to add as a supplement Blog post to the original post from yesterday...
First off, questions around the iTunes image that was posted...
I used to live in the ...
With Midem only two weeks away, the South of France will again, be a stage for the music industry to work itself into a frenzy to figure out the best route forward into discovering how to rescue itself from the brink of its own self-importance/ destruction. I’ve attended, spoke & networked through many of these events in ...
2011 ended pretty much as it began, and at the same lightening speed... seems to be true what your parents and grand parents tell you, that the older you get the quicker the time passes, and this year seemed to go particularly fast, well in this bloggers opinion at least!
2011 saw a number of key events, and one of those was the inevitable ...
Imported from http://omegacloud.typepad.com/ published Dec 2 2011
The recent announcement from AMD of their 16-core Opteron 6200 CPU and indeed Intel with their 10-core Xeon E7 indicates a resurgence of the scale up mentality. Indeed the virtualization bandwagon is partially responsible for fueling this rise.
While on the one hand ...
Imported from http://omegacloud.typepad.com/ published Nov 16 2011
In an earlier post related to targeted CPU power I talked about the emerging power of the x86 platform and its ability to handle even the most demanding workloads in a fully virtualized environment.
Recently, AMD announced that its long awaited 16-core (real cores - no ...
Imported from http://omegacloud.typepad.com/ published Nov 8 2011
Fujitsu has just announced that they have taken the crown in Supercomputer performance breaking past the 10 petaflop barrier. That is over 10 quadrillion operations a second. Seriously fast.
Just when we thought that Intel/AMD and x86 would take over the world this beauty ...
Imported from http://omegacloud.typepad.com/ published Nov 4 2011
In a previous blog entitled VMworld 2011 - Practice Makes Perfect (Security), I discussed the notion of preparing actively for attack in cyberspace through readiness measures and mock maneuvers.
This is happening at the level of nations. ENISA in Cyber Atlantic 2011, ...
Imported from http://omegacloud.typepad.com/ published Nov 1 2011
In a number of blogs in the past I chart the emerging growth in capabilities of infrastructure components that most people take for granted. The reason for doing this is to continue to highlight that old design rules may well need to move out of the way to pave the way for ...