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Docker: InfraKit Under the Hood – High Availability

Back in October, Docker released Infrakit, an open source toolkit for creating and managing declarative, self-healing infrastructure. This is the first in a two part series that dives more deeply into the internals of InfraKit. Introduction At Docker,  our mission to build tools of mass innovation constantly challenges to look at ways to improve the […]

Introducing pass-through authentication for Office 365

ComputerWorld Group
In this, the second of two blog posts (read part one here), we will look at the process of installing Azure AD Connect with the new Pass-through Authentication option. I will then touch on “modern authentication” which has been around in the Office products for about a year now, but the interaction between modern auth […]

Microsoft Azure Cloud–GPU for DataScience and Academic Activities such as Cloud Rendering

I am really excited in the way some UK Universities are using Azure GPU Cloud services, back in Dec 2016 we announced the general availability of the Azure N-Series. GPU Cloud Compute services.  The availability of Cloud GPU was certainly a interest point for students, academics and researchers and I had a number of UK […]

Non-NDA. What’s new from Citrix Summit 2017

Bas van Kaam
This post will cover what’s new from Citrix — announcements made from their annual Citrix Summit conference, held in Anaheim this year. As to be expected, this will be a work in progress for the coming days. All information shared will be non-NDA, meaning it will also be shared on other blogs/websites, like Citrix’s’, for […]

Updates to HPE Synergy, HPE Hyper Converged systems deliver on HPE mission to make hybrid IT simple

HP Enterprise
At HPE Discover 2016 in London, Ric Lewis, SVP and GM of HPE’s new Software-Defined and Cloud Group, detailed the new group’s goal, the latest announcements, and what the new updates really mean for HPE customers. Lewis began by laying out the new group’s strategy. “We have a singular mission in Software-Defined and Cloud Group; […]

Citrix Introduces Citrix Smart Tools – Get Your XenApp & XenDesktop Environments In Top Shape

Introducing Citrix Smart Tools: improving security, availability and delivery costs for Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop – on-premises or in the cloud. The Citrix mission is the secure delivery of apps and data. That resonates now more than ever with our customers. Of course, customers aren’t willing to trade off high performance to achieve security.  With […]

Red Hat Launches Latest Version of Red Hat CloudForms, Drives Open Hybrid Cloud Management Across Geographies and Industries

Red Hat
Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the availability of Red Hat CloudForms 4.2, the latest version of its award-winning open hybrid cloud management solution. IT operations teams can face slow, manual processes to deliver services internally, which may cost time, money and competitiveness. To address these […]

Microsoft & Citrix

Ever since Microsoft and Citrix announced a significant reinvigoration to our long-standing partnership at Citrix Synergy in May, things have been very busy. At today’s Citrix Summit event, Scott Guthrie (the EVP of Microsoft’s Cloud + Enterprise organization and my boss) and Kirill Tatarinov (Citrix CEO and President) shared an update on the status of […]

Microsoft Azure SQL Database is increasing read and write performance

It is our pleasure to announce that we have doubled the write performance across all Azure SQL Database offers and additionally have doubled the read performance for our Premium databases. These performance upgrades come with no price change and are available world-wide. The increased performance will allow for price optimization of existing workloads as well […]

Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine Internals – Part 1

Introduction The Azure cloud services are composed of elements from Compute, Storage, and Networking. The compute building block is a Virtual Machine (VM), which is the subject of discussion in this post. Web search will yield large amounts of documentation regarding the commands, APIs and UX for creating and managing VMs. This is not a […]