Servers

There's no shortage of ways to design infrastructure to solve a specific problem. Look at server choices and ways to maintain them.

  • Case Studies // Dec 2010

    Fundtech

    Founded in 1993, Fundtech is a public company listed on Nasdaq and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. They wanted to consolidate a testing environment comprising of 200 desktops that was congested, hard to manage and increasingly unreliable, with a flexible, dynamic infrastructure supporting test, development and production systems. They choose...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Fault Tolerant Routing Mechanism in Hypercubic P2P Grid Systems

    An efficient distributed fault-tolerant routing algorithm for the Hypercubic P2P Grid systems is proposed and analyzed. A Hypercubic P2P Grid is a novel interconnection network with each node having an additional links that connects to node in different dimension. Node failure and link failure may occur dynamically in grid system...

    Provided By EuroJournals

  • Case Studies // Dec 2010

    University Provides More Comprehensive Voice Service With Communications Upgrade

    Marquette University is the largest private college in the state of Wisconsin. Founded in 1881, the nationally ranked university provides education for 11,500 undergraduate and graduate students. In 2006, the university embarked on a plan to replace its aging telephony system and provide a more comprehensive communications solution for faculty,...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Proof-Carrying Hardware: Concept and Prototype Tool Flow for Online Verification

    Dynamically reconfigurable hardware combines hardware performance with software-like flexibility and finds increasing use in networked systems. The capability to load hardware modules at run-time provides these systems with an unparalleled degree of adaptivity but at the same time poses new challenges for security and safety. In this paper, the authors...

    Provided By Hindawi Publishing

  • Case Studies // Dec 2010

    High-Performance Unified Service Control

    The "3" brand represents several mobile phone networks operating around the globe in Australia, Austria, Croatia, Denmark, HongKong and Macau, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. As subscriber and usage volumes for mobile services continued to grow at an exponential rate, 3 UK realized that to be successful...

    Provided By Kabira Technologies

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Data-Triggered Threads: Eliminating Redundant Computation

    This paper introduces the concept of data-triggered threads. Unlike threads in parallel programs in conventional programming models, these threads are initiated on a change to a memory location. This enables increased parallelism and the elimination of redundant, unnecessary computation. This paper focuses primarily on the latter. It is shown that...

    Provided By University of California, San Diego

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Optimizing Irregular Data Accesses for Cluster and Multi-Core Architectures

    Applications with irregular accesses to shared state are one of the most challenging computational patterns in parallel computing. Accesses can involve both read or write operations, with writes having the additional complexity of requiring some form of synchronization. Irregular accesses perform poorly in local cached-based memory systems and across networks...

    Provided By University of California

  • Downloads // Dec 2010

    An updated guide to Microsoft software versions

    In this Excel table, Scott Lowe lists numerous versions of Windows, SQL Server, Exchange, System Center Configuration Manager, System Center Data Protection Manager, and System Center Operations Manager. He also outlines the release date, version, and build number for most of the entries. For more details about the table,

    Provided By Scott Lowe

  • Downloads // Dec 2010

    10 things I miss about Big Iron

    Many IT pros got their start surrounded by massive mainframes, flashing lights, punched cards, and the sound of tape drives revving up and spinning down. Jaime Henriquez looks back at what he liked best about those days.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog....

    Provided By Jaime Henriquez

  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    Live Webcast Series: Learn how to build your shared IT infrastructure

    Start today by registering for our three-part live Webcast series, which will offer interactive Q&A and featuring leading analysts, peer perspectives, NetApp experts, and strategic solution partners, including Cisco and VMware. Register now for all three Webcasts in the series. Your Roadmap to the Cloud Learn the steps...

    Provided By NetApp

  • Podcasts // Dec 2010

    A Powerful Platform for Virtualization

    So many IT Managers are trying to lower power and cooling cost, simplify administration, and conserve data center floor space which is why many businesses of every size are turning to virtualized infrastructures, and the next generation of HP ProLiant servers powered by the AMD Opteron 6100 series processor. The...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    2010, The Year of Data Center Transformation

    The bottom line: Coming out of the global recession, businesses this year increasingly are looking to virtualize the servers that they're buying. Analysts say businesses are seeing not only the immediate benefits of virtualization, including cost savings and consolidation, but also understand that the technology is an important step as...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Technology Considerations for the Next-Generation Data Center

    If your company is like most, infrastructure sprawl is rampant. Virtualization has helped break the one-application-one-server paradigm, but the I/O requirements of virtual servers have led to a proliferation of network cards and storage connections. Managing the bandwidth allocation for each virtual machine and the Fibre Channel or iSCSI connection...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    DAI - Data Sheet: WebSphere eXtreme Scale v7.1 and DataPower XC10

    The IBM WebSphere? portfolio offers extreme transaction processing (XTP) capabilities that ensure you have a SMART SOA?-based application infrastructure, which can support your most demanding business-critical applications. Read the data sheet and see how WebSphere can improve your business agility by allowing you to overcome traditional IT performance limitations to...

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // Dec 2010

    Connectivity Video: Customer Reference Video-Mothercare

    IBM? WebSphere? technology provides a more flexible and dynamic way to handle your electronic business applications. Watch this video to see how Mothercare?, a leading retailer with 1,000 stores across 50 countries, reaped huge IT benefits and reduced their costs with WebSphere Message Broker and Websphere MQ.

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // Dec 2010

    WebSphere Lombardi Edition - Taking the Tour - Product Demo

    Take control of your key processes with our industry leading BPM suite (BPMS). Build, optimize and manage your process applications. Take the product demo tour of the Websphere Lombardi Edition by clicking through here.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    LINUX Virtualization on Virtual Iron VFe

    After years of research, the goal of seamlessly migrating applications from shared memory multi-processors to a cluster-based computing environment continues to be a challenge. The main barrier to adoption of cluster-based computing has been the need to make applications cluster-aware. In trying to solve this problem two approaches have emerged....

    Provided By Virtual Iron Software

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Why Virtualization Fragmentation Sucks

    Virtualization has moved into the mainstream of computing. Most businesses are no longer asking if they should deploy a virtualization solution; they are instead asking which vendors support the technologies they have already implemented. In many ways, this is a great new age for software vendors. With virtualization technology so...

    Provided By rPath

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Hybrid-Virtualization-Enhanced Virtualization for Linux

    The authors propose hybrid-virtualization that combines paravirtualization and hardware-assisted virtualization. It can achieve equivalent or better performance than software-only para-virtualization, taking the full advantage of each technology. They implemented a hybrid-virtualization Linux with para-virtualization, which required much fewer modifications to Linux, and yet achieved equivalent or better performance than software-only...

    Provided By Intel

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Usage of Virtualized GNU/Linux for Binary Testing Across Multiple Distributions

    In this paper, the authors will discuss how they created a test environment using a single high-end test host that implemented multiple test hosts. The test environment enabled the testing of software running on different Linux distributions with different kernel versions. This approach improved test automation, avoided capital expenditures and...

    Provided By Intel

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Linux as a Hypervisor

    Virtual machines are a relatively new workload for Linux. As with other new types of applications, Linux support was somewhat lacking at first and improved over time. This paper describes the evolution of hypervisor support within the Linux kernel, the specific capabilities which make a difference to virtual machines, and...

    Provided By Intel

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Performance and Availability Characterization for Linux Servers

    The performance of Linux servers running in mission-critical environments such as telecommunication networks is a critical attribute. Its importance is growing due to incorporated high availability approaches, especially for servers requiring five and six nines availability. With the growing number of requirements that Linux servers must meet in areas of...

    Provided By Motorola

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    A Survey of Virtualization Workloads

    The authors survey several virtualization benchmarks, including benchmarks from different hardware and software vendors, comparing their strengths and weaknesses. They also cover the development (in progress) of a new virtualization benchmark by a well known performance evaluation group. The authors evaluate all the benchmarks' ease of use, accuracy, and methods...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Unifying Virtual Drivers

    Para-virtualization presents a wide variety of issues to Operating Systems. One of these is presenting virtual devices to the para-virtualized operating system, as well as the device drivers which handle these devices. With the increase of virtualization in the Linux kernel, there has been an influx of unique drivers to...

    Provided By Linux Kernel Organization

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Cooperative Linux

    In this paper, the author will describe Cooperative Linux, a port of the Linux kernel that allows it to run as an unprivileged lightweight virtual machine in kernel mode, on top of another OS kernel. It allows Linux to run under any operating system that supports loading drivers, such as...

    Provided By Linux Kernel Organization

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Virtualization of Linux Servers

    Virtualization of x86 servers has been a hot topic in the last decade, culminating in changes in the architecture's design and the development of new technologies based in different approaches to provide server virtualization. In this paper, the authors present a comparative study of six virtualization technologies released under the...

    Provided By Université de Sherbrooke

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Analyzing and Improving Linux Kernel Memory Protection: A Model Checking Approach

    Code injection continues to pose a serious threat to computer systems. Among existing solutions, W+ X is a notable approach to prevent the execution of injected code. In this paper, the authors focus on the Linux kernel memory protection and systematically check for possible W + X violations in the...

    Provided By Association for Computing Machinery

  • Case Studies // Dec 2010

    Telecom Italia Believes Communications Solution Strengthens Enterprise Networks

    Telecom Italia is the leading provider of telecommunications services in Italy and one of Europe's largest operators of fiber optic networks. Working with Microsoft Italy, Telecom Italia has helped to deploy Microsoft communications solutions to some of the largest companies inside Italy. To stay up-to-date with the latest technology offerings...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    A Structured Differential Evolutions for Various Network Topologies

    A structured implementation of Differential Evolution (DE), which can be executed in parallel by using various networks topologies, is presented in this paper. Even though Evolutionary Algorithms (EAs) including DE have a parallel and distributed nature intrinsically, Sequential DE (SqDE) is especially suited for the structured implementation of DE. Therefore,...

    Provided By NORTH ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY UNION

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Tuffy: Scaling Up Statistical Inference in Markov Logic Networks

    Markov Logic Networks (MLNs) have emerged as a powerful framework that combines statistical and logical reasoning; they have been applied to many data intensive problems including information extraction, entity resolution, and text mining. Current implementations of MLNs do not scale to real-world data sets, which is preventing their wide-spread adoption....

    Provided By University of Wisconsin

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    A Reconfigurable Fault-Tolerant Deflection Routing Algorithm Based on Reinforcement Learning for Network-on-Chip

    The authors propose a reconfigurable Fault-Tolerant Detection Routing algorithm (FTDR) based on reinforcement learning for NoC. The algorithm reconfigures the routing table through a kind of reinforcement learning-Q-learning using 2-hop fault information. It is topology-agnostic and insensitive to the shape of the fault region. In order to reduce the routing...

    Provided By Association for Computing Machinery

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Adaptive Threshold-Based Approach for Energy-Efficient Consolidation of Virtual Machines in Cloud Data Centers

    The rapid growth in demand for computational power driven by modern service applications combined with the shift to the Cloud computing model have led to the establishment of large-scale virtualized data centers. Such data centers consume enormous amounts of electrical energy resulting in high operating costs and carbon dioxide emissions....

    Provided By Association for Computing Machinery

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Server Virtualization: Addressing Server Virtualization Challenges With Brocade Converged Network Adapters (CNAS)

    Data centers continue to grow as digital assets increase and more applications are deployed. Organizations expect agile application deployment - in minutes, not months - to keep their competitive edge as markets and competitors become global in scale. At the same time, data center resources such as rack space, power,...

    Provided By Brocade Communications Systems

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Fault Tolerance for HPC With OpenVZ Virtualization by Lite Migration Toolkit

    The reliability of large-scale parallel jobs within a cluster or even across multi-clusters under the Grid or distributed computing environment is a long term issue due to its difficulties involving the monitoring and managing of a large number of compute nodes. To contribute to the issue, a Lite Migration toolkit...

    Provided By National Center for High-Performance Computing (NCHC)

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    An Algorithmic Approach to Data Preprocessing in Web Usage Mining

    Web usage Mining is an area of web mining which deals with the extraction of interesting knowledge from logging information produced by web server. Different data mining techniques can be applied on web usage data to extract user access patterns and this knowledge can be used in variety of applications...

    Provided By Kurukshetra University

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Business Continuity

    Whether your company does business exclusively or primarily in a web-based environment, or still operates primarily using a traditional batch approach, undoubtedly your most critical information is held on storage systems. Customer records, sales transactions, marketing campaigns, employee records, intellectual property... all this data and other types of information reside...

    Provided By CDW

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Data-Archiving White Paper

    The shift to digital content and communications means organizations of all sizes are creating and saving more data than ever before. The increasing use of e-mail and messaging technologies, social networking, multimedia content, web pages and PDF files means the explosive growth of data generation - particularly unstructured data -...

    Provided By CDW

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Migrating-to-the-Cloud

    Today, users demand secure remote access to critical applications whenever they want them, from whatever device they use, wherever they happen to be. Consequently, the IT industry has been building a pathway to cloud computing. As web-centric computing took root within IT departments, a new reality dawned: Operations and...

    Provided By CDW

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Server Virtualization White Paper

    Server virtualization is one of the fastest-growing IT initiatives for midsize and large businesses. Within three years, more than 50 percent of all enterprise data center workloads will be virtualized, according to research firm Gartner Inc. If your organization has moved slowly to a virtual server environment, or if...

    Provided By CDW

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Server-and-Client-Virtualization-Whitepaper

    An uncertain business world still calls for reductions in Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). Yet, today's IT manager must also focus on expanding efficiencies and enhancing optimization. Fortunately, server virtualization can assist in each of these areas. This game-changing technology offers a proactive approach to IT management. It can...

    Provided By CDW

  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    VMware Case Study: Forbes Marshall

    Headquartered in Pune, India, and with 1,000 staff across 20 locations, Forbes Marshall supplies steam engineering and control instrumentation products to customers internationally. Forbes Marshall wanted to secure sensitive corporate and customer information and reduce the desktop and server management task. Forbes Marshall deployed VMware View with VMware ESX 3.5...

    Provided By VMware

  • Case Studies // May 2009

    VMware Case Study: Deakin University

    Deakin University is a four-campus institution with around 34,000 students and more than 2,200 academic staff. The university wanted to improve CPU utilization and address space, heat and cooling issues at the main datacenter. For this they deployed VMware. By adopting VMware's virtualized server infrastructure has enabled the university to...

    Provided By VMware

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital and Research Center

    The Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital and Research Center was founded in November 2001 as a charitable institution by the Lata Mangeshkar Medical Foundation and the Jnana Prabodhini Medical Trust. As a 24-hour operation, the hospital needed to ensure high performance and availability for its critical hospital and patient management systems. However,...

    Provided By VMware

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    VMware Case Study: Development InfoStructure, Inc.

    Development InfoStructure, Inc. (Devis) is an IT consulting firm for federal, state and local governments, as well as the international development community. The Devis wanted to beef up the efficiency and also flexibility of applications running on JBoss middleware. For this they deployed VMware. VMware allows transforming the JBoss architecture...

    Provided By VMware

  • Case Studies // May 2009

    VMware Case Study: Dewan Housing Finance Corp. Ltd

    Founded in April 1984, Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Ltd (DHFL) has grown its asset base to Rs.5, 500 crores and developed a network of 75 branches and 115 service center locations across India. The DHFL wanted Cost-effectively support the rapid deployment of several applications required to manage Dewan Housing Finance...

    Provided By VMware

  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Use VMware Infrastructure and vSphere to Consolidate Servers While Improving Uptime and Enhancing Disaster Recovery

    Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, E.ON U.S. is a diversified energy company that supplies gas and electricity to more than a million customers in Kentucky and Virginia. The company wanted to ensure the availability of critical applications while saving money and energy. For this the company deployed VMware. The VMware's Infrastructure...

    Provided By VMware

  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Diagnosis: Overcrowded Data Center

    Based in Phoenix, Arizona, John C. Lincoln Health Network (JCL) is an acclaimed health system that includes two hospitals, physician practices, community outreach programs and the John C. Lincoln Health Foundation. Server consolidation needed within data center to avoid power and cooling limitations. VMware and Intel technology creates a virtualization...

    Provided By VMware

  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    VMware Case Study: Kentucky Community & Technical College System

    The Kentucky Community & Technical College System (KCTCS) spans 16 colleges with 67 campuses, offering a broad range of courses and programs to a large, geographically and culturally diverse student body. KCTCS wanted to cut hardware costs, staff time and decrease environmental demand within server environment. VMware Infrastructure 3 creates...

    Provided By VMware

  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

    VMware Case Study: Kronos Incorporated

    Kronos Incorporated (Kronos) is a workforce management software company based in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. Kronos wanted to reverse server sprawl and hardware and energy costs in corporate datacenter and Hosting and Managed Services datacenter; streamline IT administration; and provide stable infrastructure for critical applications and databases. Kronos leveraged VMware Infrastructure 3...

    Provided By VMware

  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    VMware Case Study: Lagan Group

    Lagan Group is a diverse group of companies engaged primarily in the manufacture and supply of construction materials, civil engineering, surfacing, house building and property development. Lagan Group wanted to curb physical server sprawl and lower the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) across the IT infrastructure and to implement a...

    Provided By VMware

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    VMware Case Study: Maharam

    Founded in 1902, New York-based Maharam is a fourth-generation family-run textile maker. Over the past century, the company has grown from a small supplier of theatrical textiles to a leading designer and provider of innovative, high-performance textiles for commercial interiors. Maharam consolidated server hardware and reduce power and cooling costs...

    Provided By VMware

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    VMware Case Study: Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd

    Mahindra & Mahindra is a leading manufacturer of automobiles and farm equipment. Mahindra & Mahindra needed a reliable, cost-effective and scalable environment to host archival SAP enterprise resource planning data. VMware Infrastructure enables server consolidation and provisioning of virtual machines allowing businesses to reduce costs without compromising availability and performance.

    Provided By VMware

  • Podcasts // Jul 2009

    Windows Server 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Services Technical Overview

    In this podcast, the speaker will speaks about Remote Desktop Services for Windows Server 2008 R2.the speaker will begin by discussing user experience improvements in RemoteApp and Remote Desktop. Then the speaker will speaks about remote application improvements by integrating Applications in start menu. Next, the speaker will speak about...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Jul 2009

    Active Directory Domain Services in Windows Server 2008 R2 Technical Overview

    Discover the Windows Server 2008 R2 Active Directory features that enhance identity management and simplified management capabilities that provide more control of management resources. In this podcast, the speaker speaks about the improved management capabilities that automate Active Directory tasks using Windows PowerShell and improved administrative tasks using Administrative Center...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Jun 2009

    Understanding Activation and Validation in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

    In this podcast the speaker speaks about how volume activation supports new types of license keys and several new modes of activation for customers in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Jun 2009

    Using the Windows Server 2008 R2 Migration Tools

    The speaker speaks about the features, installation, and use of Windows Server 2008 R2 Migration Tools in this podcast. The speaker guide one through an Active Directory and infrastructure server migration, which include IP, Domain Name System (DNS), and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) migrations. Then, the speaker discusses how...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Jun 2009

    Windows Server 2008 R2 File Services

    Windows Server 2008 R2 contains lots of changes to the Remote File Services components that increase availability, scalability and performance. Some of these components have been significantly enhanced. In this podcast, the speaker speaks about the main Remote File Services features in Windows Server 2008 R2, including Server Message Block...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Jun 2009

    Windows Server 2008 R2 Technical Overview (Part 2 of 2)

    In this podcast the speaker speaks about the technical overview of the Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system. One look at scalability, failover clustering, Web, and Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 better together features. The speaker also covered the changes in Windows Server 2008 R2 that improve scalability...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Jun 2009

    Windows Server 2008 R2 Technical Overview (Part 1 of 2)

    In this podcast the speaker speaks about the Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system. The podcast are aimed at IT professionals who have experience with Windows Server 2008, and the one who focus on the technical updates and changes that were introduced in Windows Server 2008 R2. In this first...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // May 2009

    File Classification in Windows Server 2008 R2

    In this podcast the speaker speaks about Windows Server 2008 R2 File Classification Infrastructure introduces an extensible built-in solution for file classification and management allowing administrators to classify file and apply policy based on classification. These capabilities help organizations to manage their file servers data based on their business policy....

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // May 2009

    Windows Server 2008 Fundamentals (Part 1 of 6): What's New in Windows Server 2008

    In this podcast the speaker will cover at a fairly high level the top new improvements in Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and the benefits they bring for businesses. Topics include improvements in security, web, architecture, management and virtualization, among others. Other sessions will deep-dive into the various technological improvements that...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    TechNet Webcast: Workflow in Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies 2007: Out-of-the Box and Creating Custom Workflows (Level 200)

    In this webcast, helps to learn the integration of Windows Workflow Foundation into Windows SharePoint Services version 3.0; how workflows are designed, stored, and used; and which capabilities are enhanced by taking advantage of client and server technology. One explains different authoring tools and techniques, including how to create no-code...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    The Shortcut Guide to Protecting Against Web Application Threats Using SSL

    Download The Shortcut Guide to Protecting Against Web Application Threats Using SSL to learn how SSL encryption can protect server to server communications, client devices, cloud resources, and other endpoints in order to help prevent the risk of data loss and losing customer trust.

    Provided By Symantec

  • White Papers // Dec 2011

    A Prescription for Privacy: What You Need to Know About Security Requirements for Electronic Health Records

    Download A Prescription for Privacy: What You Need To Know About Security Requirements for Electronic Health Records to learn about the challenges surrounding the new world of EHR technology, including the requirements that govern protecting confidential patient data online. The report also details the measures that organizations need to start...

    Provided By Symantec

  • Webcasts // May 2007

    VCS for VMware ESX: The Only Comprehensive HA/DR Solution for the VMware Environment

    Companies have achieved higher utilization and lower hardware costs through server virtualization and consolidation. However, placing multiple applications on one server increases the impact of a human, software, or machine error. Where hardware failure may have impacted a single application, with virtualization, many applications may be affected. To mitigate this...

    Provided By Symantec

  • White Papers // May 2009

    Using ZFS Snapshots With Zmanda Recovery Manager for MySQL on OpenSolaris 2008.11 OS

    The objective of this paper is to show how to deploy Zmanda Recovery Manager 3.0 for MySQL on the OpenSolaris 2008.11 OS and how ZRM performs on a Sun Fire X4500 system using the ZFS file system. In particular this paper demonstrates how ZRM takes advantage of ZFS snapshot technology...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Server Virtualization and MySQL: Your Options

    Virtualization technology has now gone main stream, and its footprint within IT infrastructures continues to accelerate. If one is responsible for MySQL within the enterprise one needs a firm understanding of these technologies and offerings and how they work when combined with MySQL deployments. This paper will explain virtualization technologies...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Introduction to the Solaris Developer Documentation

    The Solaris Operating System (Solaris OS) provides developers with numerous interfaces, frameworks, and tools to take advantage of Solaris technologies. This manual provides a roadmap for developers to learn about the Solaris OS and provides links to sources of further information. The following topics are covered: Which Solaris Distribution is...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • White Papers // May 2009

    Sun and VMware Solutions Guide for Windows Server Consolidation

    Designing a Windows server consolidation initiative creates a new set of challenges for the storage infrastructure - storage solutions must offer simplicity, performance, availability, and ease of management. To this end, Sun offers a range of simple, high-performance, easy-to-deploy, low-cost, and innovative storage solutions for Windows consolidation efforts. When combined...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    How to Optimize the Solaris OS on Sun Systems Based on Intel Xeon 5500 Processor Series

    Sun and Intel, as part of a broad strategic alliance, have been working together - from design and architecture through implementation - to ensure the Solaris OS is optimized to maximize the power and capabilities of current and future Intel Xeon processors. Both Sun and Intel have made significant advances...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Save Data Center Dollars Via Application and Server Consolidation

    Saving data center budget dollars is not a "Nice to have" in today's turbulent economy, it's a critical demand. The challenge for an IT manager is to figure out ways in which he/she can do this quickly and achieve the greatest returns. One of the best ways to do so...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    The New Economics of Mid-Market Computing: Sun Fire Systems Based on the Intel Xeon Processor 5500 Series

    The new economic reality of IT in the mid-market is that customers need systems that can scale easily, are simpler to manage and can lower their total cost of computing. Sun & Intel Solutions for small & medium sized businesses will help to do more, reduce costs, and drive new...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Solaris 10 Security Features

    The presenter of this webcast talk about several underutilized security capabilities of the Solaris 10 OS. The presenter focuses on 5 key security features, provides examples of each, and touches on how they build on and benefit each other.

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Better Service Levels, Faster ROI - Sun Optimized Oracle CRM

    During challenging economic times, maintaining customer loyalty and reducing IT costs can yield the fastest ROI and make the biggest impact to the bottom line. Sun and Oracle deliver a CRM solution designed to do that and more. Showcasing the capabilities of Siebel CRM 8 running on Solaris 10, Sun...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Sun Ray Technology With Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V

    Sun and Microsoft have expanded their alliance: Sun is a Windows Server 2008 and 2003 OEM and is a single source of sales and support for todays leading server operating systems - the Solaris OS, Microsoft Windows, and Linux - on the industry's most innovative x64 systems, storage and desktop...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Pennsylvania Healthcare System Improves Control of Electronic Data With Sun Storage Solution

    Based in Danville, Pennsylvania, Geisinger is one of the largest rural healthcare providers in the United States. The company's challenge was to meet regulatory requirements for controlling electronic data and implement solution under tight deadline. Geisinger Health Systems' upgraded its IT environment with a Sun StorageTek tape solution that strengthened...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Automotive Engineering Company Virtualizes on Sun, Cuts Energy Costs by 70 Percent

    RLE International is one of the world's leading development service providers to the automotive industry throughout Europe, Asia, and North America. The company's challenge was to create a more efficient and scalable datacenter and reduce operating and administration costs. Casolute GmbH, a German IT service provider, consolidated RLE International's heterogeneous...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Case Studies // Sep 2008

    Sun Builds Japan's Most Powerful Supercomputer for Japanese "MIT"

    The Tokyo Institute of Technology - better known as Tokyo Tech wanted to establish a cost-efficient supercomputer grid environment to support advanced research. Provide High-Performance Computing (HPC) resources to scientists and students and incubate a future generation of world-class researchers by ensuring all students had access to extremely powerful computing...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Case Studies // Oct 2008

    Web 2.0 Startup Creates Energy-Efficient and High Performing Infrastructure With Sun Fire Servers and Solaris 10

    ONEIS wanted to install powerful servers that are energy-efficient and build a high-performing, scalable infrastructure. The challenge was to ensure that the company can afford to upgrade hardware and receive professional support services that resolve issues fast. To ensure it had the server power from day one to meet the...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Case Studies // Nov 2008

    Sun Fire Servers With Intel Quad-Core Technology Provide Reliable Hosting Infrastructure for High-Capacity Web Site

    NBCOlympics.com wanted to support thousands of hours of streaming video and other content for Web site and guarantee site uptime and stability. The challenge was to provide easy server deployment and use compact, environmentally friendly servers. To support its Web infrastructure, NBCOlympics.com implemented 160 Sun Fire servers, split between its...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems