workload

How cloud brokerage matches the right cloud to your workload

I’ve had a lot of conversations this past year with clients who have wanted to deploy new or move existing workloads into the cloud. Asking a few fundamental questions about the application’s operational requirements can turn a simple case of deploying code and data to a cloud environment into something rather more complex. For example, […]

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Strengthening infrastructure as a service for enterprise clients

Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) is used in many of today’s cloud environments, but alone it may not be enough for enterprise cloud solutions.

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Faster cloud computing

By reducing the overhead associated with managing virtual machines, IBM researchers make cloud entry more practical for businesses with data intensive workload

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A reference model for moving your applications to cloud

Moving your business applications to the cloud may be easier than you think.

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Cloud for big data and big data from cloud

Big data doesn’t just mean a lot of data.

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Migrating applications to cloud isn’t so simple

Migrating a distributed environment or application to a cloud environment isn't like turning it off and moving it to cloud.

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The seven patterns of cloud migration

Since cloud can be a highly efficient delivery tool, choosing the right set of workloads in support of business goals is key.

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How do we manage an infinite set of resources in a cloud?

In this blog, I look at cloud computing from a cloud service provider's perspective and share my thoughts on challenges related to capacity management.

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Why does IBM provide social business in the cloud?

You might be thinking: there are a lot of big players in this area—including IBM, Jive, Microsoft, Cisco and Yammer. Which is the best choice?

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Application modernization to IBM PureApplication System

A team of IBMers reviewed IBM PureApplication System internally and detail the benefits for those looking for a comprehensive solution.

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Commerce on the cloud: Ask the right questions

Commerce on the cloud covers a wide range of options, but at the basic level it is having your storefront hosted by a cloud service.

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Balancing the trade-offs of cloud management

How can cloud administrators manage the trade-off between overcommitting shared infrastructure and keeping users satisfied? This is a major issue for all cloud owners.

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