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VMware Cloud on AWS – Video

Amazon Web Services
Bring the VMware Software-Defined Data Center to Amazon Web Services with VMware Cloud. In this webinar we will dive into the compute, network and storage architecture of the VMware Cloud on AWS solution. We will look at real-world, live applications running in VMware Cloud on AWS which integrate with native AWS services such as S3 […]

Citrix XenDesktop Essentials Makes Migrating to Windows 10 Easy and Inexpensive

Citrix Systems
Now you can deliver a Windows 10 Enterprise desktop powered by Citrix HDX technology for as little as $32.72 per user per month, and that includes the costs for both Citrix software and Azure resources! Last month I wrote a blog post on our recently published whitepaper, “XenApp Essentials Total Cost of Ownership Analysis.” The […]

DataCore Tech Cranks Wheezing SQL Servers to Ridiculous Speeds

DataCore
Parallelising IO is like punching hyperspace button DataCore has crafted a driver for SQL Server that runs IO requests simultaneously and increases throughput. The company’s parallel IO technology has been shown to be effective in a series of SPC-1 benchmark tests where it is the highest-performing and lowest price-performance shared storage resource tested. Where a database like […]

VDI for $200k in 9 Months, or DaaS in a Day?

Workspot
In previous blogs we’ve discussed many reasons why customers are looking for alternatives to legacy VDI solutions, those we refer to as VDI 1.0. It comes down to two primary reasons why those outdated solutions don’t work for most organizations: Cost and complexity. As I was thinking about the impact this has had on so […]

Introducing Windows Subsystem for Linux WSL Overview

Greg Schulz
Introducing Windows Subsystem for Linux WSL and Overview. Microsoft has been increasing their support of Linux across Azure public cloud, Hyper-V and Linux Integration Services (LIS) and Windows platforms including Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) as well as Server along with Docker support. WSL with Ubuntu installed and open in a window on one of […]

Why We Need Data Lakes?

Chaos Sumo
A Traditional Approach to Information Architecture is No Longer Viable Enterprise data warehousing has fundamentally shaped our way of thinking in regard to information data management and analytics. For more than 30 years, organizations have invested in data integration and analytics platforms to achieve competitive advantage thru quantifiable and strategic benefits. All analytics platforms must […]

Getting Started with Remote Desktop Manager for Android – Video

Devolutions
Learn the difference between the multiple data sources, connect to your database and create and launch your sessions using Remote Desktop Manager application for Android. This video is from the fine folks at Devolutions.

Remote Desktop Manager 13 Sneak Peek: Check Out

Devolutions
You know how frustrating it is when another user disconnects you from a server? Sure, it’s not personal — but it’s still annoying. Well, that suffering is over thanks to the new Check Out feature, which will be available in Remote Desktop Manager 13 (coming soon!). About Check Out/Check In Check Out lets you lock […]

Veeam Achieves 37th Quarter of Record Bookings Growth, Along with 72 Percent Bookings Growth for its Multi-Cloud Solutions and 84 Percent Growth in New Enterprise Bookings

Veeam
Reports 34 percent year-over-year increase in total bookings for Q3 2017 Reports 84 percent year-over-year growth in new enterprise bookings, closing more enterprise deals in 2017 than in the past four years combined Bolsters multi-cloud capabilities in response to increasing demand for always-on digital experiences Supports SaaS cloud offering with Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office […]

Black Holes – Casting shadows on SQL Server Parallelism

DataCore
For any of you who’ve struggled trying to tweak degrees of parallelism (DoP) and affinity masks in multi-core SQL Servers to chop down query times, I have some good news and some bad news. The bad news first: your well-intentioned attempts are being defeated by an insidious collection of choke points outside of your control […]

VMware: Get Started with VMware Instant Clone Technology in VMware Horizon 7

VMware
It has been a year and half since VMware Instant Clone Technology became available in VMware Horizon 7. With each successive release, this capability has improved in quality and feature richness. If you are still on the older VMware View Composer linked-clone technology, it’s time to try a new way of provisioning desktops. Provisioning using Instant […]

DataCore Announces New Versions of Software-Defined Infrastructure Products to Address the Challenges of Digital Transformation

DataCore
New Software Release Provides for Fail-safe Business Continuity, Self-Healing Infrastructure, Container Orchestration, Hybrid Cloud Replication and Multi-way Data Availability to Ensure Uptime and Responsiveness DataCore Software today announced new features and enhancements to advance its software-defined infrastructure product family, which includes SANsymphony™ and DataCore Hyperconverged Virtual SAN. The new PSP7 software release furthers DataCore’s longtime vision of helping […]

Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Express SP1 – Always Encrypted

Microsoft
In this post, I want to focus on the Always Encrypted security feature of SQL Server 2016 SP1, specifically with the Express edition. This post is motivated by a customer who was hoping to understand a bit more about the different encryption options, specifically column-level encryption, and whether or not the data remains encrypted when […]

NAKIVO Announces Q3 2017 Results and Revenue Growth of 84%

NAKIVO
NAKIVO maintains a robust growth rate in the VMware, Hyper-V, and Amazon EC2 backup markets worldwide, with 84% revenue growth in Q3 2017 vs. Q3 2016. NAKIVO Inc., a fast-growing software company for protecting virtualized and cloud environments has announced today its Q3 2017 results. Customers: In Q3 2017, NAKIVO has acquired 94% more customers […]

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