News Category: Enterprise

Using OpenStack To Build A Hybrid Cloud With AWS

Multi-cloud has become the new standard and a lot of organizations see it as a necessary evil. Organizations cannot avoid investing in a cloud and still expect to remain competitive. However, it is extremely complex to deploy and manage a multi-cloud across diverse endpoints, while trying to use a...
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Microsoft Releases Open Source Toolkit Used to Build Human-Level Speech Recognition

Last week, Microsoft announced a speech recognition breakthrough: a transcription system that can match humans, with a word error rate of 5.9 percent for conversational speech. This new system is built on an open source toolkit that Microsoft already developed. A major new update to the...
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Root Cause: How Complex Web Systems Fail

Distributed web-based systems are inherently complex. They’re composed of many moving parts — web servers, databases, load balancers, CDNs, and many more — working together to form an intricate whole. This complexity inevitably leads to failure. Understanding how this failure happens (and how we...
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How to Assess the Benefits of SDN in Your Network

Find out what three networking problems the benefits of SDN could address in your network and the questions you should ask to make sure you're on the right track. In terms of the benefits of SDN, let's look at three of the most important problems the technology can solve, along with some...
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The World Runs on OpenStack

The OpenStack Summit keynotes got underway the morning of October 25, with Mark Collier, Chief Operating Officer of the OpenStack Foundation, declaring that the world runs on OpenStack. Collier's claims were not exactly bravado, as they were backed by a conga line of large operators all using...
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TNS Guide to Serverless Technologies: The Best Frameworks, Platforms and Tools

This post is the second of a two-part series that collects many of the technologies and services in the emerging serverless ecosystem. The first installment covered providers of Functions-as-a-Service (FaaS) and Backend-as-a-Service (BaaS or mBaas for mobile providers)....
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“DevOps Is a Management Problem”

Improving your own organization’s performance – from where they are now to performance levels equal to the industry leaders – seems like a very long and difficult road. What is missing in most organizations? We talked to Damon Edwards, co-founder and managing partner of DTO Solutions and ...
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SUSE Preps Linux for ARM Servers

The move toward ARM-based servers took another step forward this week as SUSE announced plans for server and storage versions of Linux supporting 64-bit ARM SoCs. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and SUSE Enterprise Storage will be available before the end of the year. Intel currently...
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Walmart's Take on Open-Source OpenStack Technology

All of Walmart's e-commerce runs on OpenStack, and the company also is transitioning its retail back-office workloads onto OpenStack. Walmart, the world largest retailer and one the largest employers, aims to give back to the OpenStack community. In a session at the OpenStack Summit here, Andrew...
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The Software Defined Infrastructure team at Intel uses Kubernetes to run a large part of their services. In this preview to his upcoming talk at KubeCon, Taylor Thomas describes some challenges that the team has encountered and overcome.

Steering Kubernetes Through Uncharted Territory

Taylor Thomas is a Cloud Software Engineer for the Software Defined Infrastructure team at Intel working on Kubernetes, CI/CD, and the Snap open telemetry framework. The team also uses Kubernetes to run a large part of their services, and Thomas will describe this work in his upcoming talk "Off the...
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