Monthly Archives: Mai 2016

HP Enterprise splits again

HP Enterprise has announced that it will spin off its Enterprise Services division, which will then merge with Computer Sciences Corporation. CSC has been described as both a “competitor” and a “complementary” organization, depending who you ask. The move enables … Continue reading

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Private cloud and OpenStack: You ain’t heard nothin’ yet

I’m a big fan of movies from the early 1930’s and television from the late 1940’s/early 1950’s. Most of it is abysmal, of course. But I’m absolutely fascinated by what it looks like when people discover a new medium and … Continue reading

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New KB articles published for week ending 5/28/16

Renewing support contracts on VMware Online Store using Purchase Order (PO) as payment method (2145572) Date Published: 5/27/2016 VMware ESXVMware ESXi 5.1, Patch Release ESXi510-201605001 (2141429) Date Published: 5/24/2016VMware ESXi 5.1, Patch ESXi510-201605101-SG: Updates esx-base (2141432) Date Published: 5/24/2016VMware ESXi … Continue reading

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Micro-Fiber, Meet Micro-Segmentation! Columbia Sportswear Virtualizes the Network, Saves Millions

With 110 stores in North America, 46 data center locations, and $2 billion in revenue, Columbia Sportswear is constantly processing huge amounts of data—data whose security was being compromised by their inadequate hardware-defined data center. When Columbia Sportswear virtualized their … Continue reading

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OpenStack Summit: IoT, VNFs, and Security Services – How do they work together?

NFV and IoT were probably the most popular topics at the OpenStack Summit in Austin this year. After attending several sessions devoted to IoT and NFV implementation with OpenStack and talking, at the same time, about a new security architecture … Continue reading

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What now??? (or, From zero to OpenStack-hosted website in 4 easy steps)

Everyone thinks that the hard part is deploying OpenStack, but really, with the right distribution (such as Mirantis OpenStack) that’s actually not a big deal. Once you’ve done that, how do you actually get something useful out of it?  In … Continue reading

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Why you should take care of MySQL data types

A customer reported last month that MySQL does a full table scan (FTS) if a query was filtered by a INT value on a VARCHAR column. First I told him that this is not true any more because MySQL has … Continue reading

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New KB articles published for week ending 5/21/16

VMware ESXivMotion or Storage vMotion of a virtual machine fails with error: The migration has exceeded the maximum switchover time of 100 second(s) (2141355) Date Published: 5/19/2016vMotion of a virtual machine fails with the error: Timed out waiting for migration … Continue reading

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Packet Pushers Podcast Gets Technical About VMware NSX with Hutto Independent School District

Based in Texas, the Hutto Independent School District comprises more than 6,000 K-12 students on 8 campuses. When they decided to virtualize their network, they had a number of factors to keep in mind. Would the technology support VDI implementation? … Continue reading

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Packet Pushers Podcast Gets Technical About VMware NSX with Hutto Independent School District

Based in Texas, the Hutto Independent School District comprises more than 6,000 K-12 students on 8 campuses. When they decided to virtualize their network, they had a number of factors to keep in mind. Would the technology support VDI implementation? … Continue reading

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