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31% off SanDisk Ultra Fit 128GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive - Deal Alert

From a global leader in flash memory technology, the SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 Flash Drive is an ultra-small, low-profile drive with a storage capacity of 128GB, and enough speed to transfer a full-length movie in less than 30 seconds....

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First look: Chef’s Habitat puts automation in the app

By packaging configuration and runtime requirements with the app, Habitat decouples automation from the infrastructure

Don’t be Delta: Four pillars of high availability

It's unbelievable that in 2016 an entire airline could be brought to its knees by a datacenter outage. Did Delta skip computer science class? Let's review

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40% off APC Performance SurgeArrest Outlet with Phone Splitter and Coax Protection - Deal Alert

This 11 outlet heavy duty 3020 Joules surge protector from APC provides the highest level of power surge protection for your professional computers, electronics and connected devices. It's currently discounted by 40%.

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We have the big data tools -- let's learn to use them

Few enterprises enjoy even the first-order benefits of big data. The real payoff will come when we interact with systems much less than we do today

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8 reasons you'll do big data this year

To know what people are really doing with big data technology, you need to get dirty in the trenches. Here's what we've found

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Docker, not production-ready? Not so, says Docker

Docker has taken dev-and-test by storm, but production deployments have awaited more mature security and management. Some customers, however, aren’t so patient

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16 for '16: What you must know about Hadoop and Spark right now

Amazingly, Hadoop has been redefined in the space of a year. Let's take a look at all the salient parts of this roiling ecosystem and what they mean

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10 things to worry about in 2016

Yes, it's the poignant sequel to last week's reprieve: a jolly list of worries to keep you up at night this holiday season

Resistance is futile: IT will love consumerization too

Appliance and workload-optimized systems in data centers are a logical outcome of the consumerization of IT

Oracle: Late entry with strong bloodlines

Two months ago, Oracle wouldn't have leapt to mind as a potential contender in the next-generation data center. But that was pre-Sun, pre-Virtual Iron. Now, all of a sudden, Oracle has an interesting data center story to tell.

10 tools to manage SOA

Vendors address service-oriented architecture governance, quality and management with various tools designed to help developers build better apps and assist operations staff in spotting performance problems fast.

Java grid computing

Corey Klaasmeyer defines grid computing and contrasts it with cluster computing. This article also leads the reader through a simple Globus Toolkit 4 grid service implementation.

Microsoft to offer no-strings attached access to Windows Datacenter Server

Microsoft for the first time will begin selling directly to volume licensing customers the Datacenter version of its Windows server and also offer those users the right to run an unlimited number of virtualized servers.

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