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4 steps to set up a high-performance computing cloud instance

In recent years, an abundance of data has presented new challenges to companies. Increasingly, they’ve been turning to high-performance computing (HPC) to tackle these challenges. HPC is the process of aggregating computing power to accelerate system performance to solve large computation problems in science, engineering or business. The infrastructure for high-performance computing can be costly, […]

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What is fog computing?

The term “fog computing” or “edge computing” means that rather than hosting and working from a centralized cloud, fog systems operate on network ends. It is a term for placing some processes and resources at the edge of the cloud, instead of establishing channels for cloud storage and utilization. Fog computing tackles an important problem […]

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Using cloning to minimize production server downtime

In this post, we cover a strategy that allows near-zero downtime for maintenance activities on virtualized servers.

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For business value, don’t pass up PaaS

Cloud solutions, like platform as a service, help businesses go further, faster.

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Tired of waiting for my servers

My client recently bought another company with 800 new users to join the clients existing enterprise landscape. Besides the other activities, I have to provide 800 new IBM Lotus Notes Accounts. Of course the first request is to get them connected to the collaboration tools, especially email. Sounds simple, but seeing the capacity of the existing servers, I had to order new hardware first.

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