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Cray’s Latest Supercomputer Runs OpenStack and Open Source Big Data Tools

Cray has always been associated with speed and power and its latest computing beast called the Cray Urika-GX system has been designed specifically for big data workloads. What’s more, it runs on OpenStack, the open source cloud platform and supports open source big data processing tools like Hadoop...
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GitLab Container Registry

Yesterday we released GitLab 8.8, super powering GitLab's built-in continuous integration. With it, you can build a pipeline in GitLab, visualizing your builds, tests, deploys and any other stage of the life cycle of your software. Today (and already in GitLab 8.8), we're releasing the next step:...
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Luciano Resende
Luciano Resende, architect at the Spark Technology Center, speaks at Apache Big Data.

IBM Uses Apache Spark Across Its Products to Help Enterprise Customers [Video]

IBM loves Apache Spark. It’s training its engineers on it, it’s contributing to the project, and it’s building many of its big data products on top of the open source platform so IBM’s enterprise customers can use its powerful tools. Luciano Resende, an architect at IBM’s Spark Technology Center,...
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Users Cite Management Challenges With Network Virtualization

Any IT professional looking at software-defined networking (SDN) implementation will need to have a long and in-depth discussion about network virtualization (NV) with management tool vendors. Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) research has found that the majority of early adopters have...
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Big IT Rising: An Overview of Lean, Agile and DevOps

The lunch of big corporate IT is being stolen by smaller, nimbler companies. Big IT, with its greater resources, should have crushed the competition. Rather it is playing catch-up. But things are changing. There is a quiet revolution in corporate IT. Big organisations are learning from small...
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AT&T on track to virtualize 30 percent of its network functions by end of 2016

AT&T continues to move down the virtualization path by transforming more of its hardware-based network functions into software by leveraging a mix of SDN and NFV. AT&T is on track to virtualize 200 functions in its network, which allows the telco to create a new set of services like its...
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AllJoyn Momentum Accelerates Under the AllSeen Alliance

The future is bright and, if the industry is right, it’s going to be really, really connected. Gartner predicts that by 2020, 30 billion things will be connected and that every product selling for $100 or more will be smart. The IoT industry continues to grow and rapidly evolve, and as varying...
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The (R)Evolution of Network Operations

Since the mid-1990s, the costs of compute, storage, and memory have been steadily plummeting. The commoditization revolution in compute (“x86 everywhere”), combined with the commercialization of distributed systems programming models, has taken huge advantage of this economic situation. At the same...
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Building a Next Generation Mobile Network Using Open Networking Technologies

SK Telecom envisions transforming itself into a platform company, making the mobile network as a platform where new services can be created and supported including traditional telco applications, media apps, streaming and IoT applications. “We need to transition the current telco infrastructure...
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U.S. lab considers SDN for growing ESnet research network

Inder Monga of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is responsible for a U.S. Department of Energy network that's doubling in capacity each year. By 2020, the research network that connects scientists in the U.S. and Europe is projected to carry an exabyte of data each month. Monga, CTO at...
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