virtual-machine

Use an SDN controller with IBM solutions to secure your assets in the cloud

In the first post of a series on developerWorks, my colleague and I discussed how to manually deploy the flow rules for Open vSwitch to protect virtual machines (VMs) running on a KVM hypervisor. However, the solution we proposed then is not always practical in the real world, because the assets in the cloud can […]

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Grabbing hold of private cloud management technology

Have you ever had a conversation on private cloud technologies and within five minutes you could tell that the other person’s head was spinning?

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IBM SmartCloud Provisioning: Added value for business

An overview of the benefits of provisioning and specifically how SmartCloud Provisioning can help.

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Kill cloud zombies before it’s too late

If you’re using any cloud services, chances are that you’ve already created cloud zombies. Get rid of them before it's too late!

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Three challenges for licensing software in cloud computing

In this post I want to share some software licensing challenges I have already faced in cloud computing.

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Cloud 101: Flavors of hypervisors

Hypervisors can be categorized into two main types.

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Three reasons why you shouldn’t upgrade servers

Here are three reasons why you can often avoid upgrading servers in the cloud.

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Networking the cloud (Part 3 of 3)

This is the last of three posts looking at networking in the cloud. This post looks at protecting networks in the cloud from each other.

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Networking the cloud (Part 2 of 3)

This is the second of three posts looking at networking in the cloud. This post looks at clustering and network management.

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Networking the cloud (Part 1 of 3)

This is the first in three posts looking at networking in the cloud. This post looks at some basic concepts.

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No one will pay for the security on a hypervisor

How much money would you pay for the security on hypervisors?

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Surefire ways to design a private cloud — Part 2

In this blog, I would like to show you details of Flexible Private Cloud Architecture (FPCA) by describing each of the layers and its function.

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