An Insider View of the Storage Industry Trends

The next-generation data center model picked up phenomenally last year. With new advances in the area of network and storage virtualization, businesses of all sizes are leveraging the scalable infrastructure which can be scaled up or down based on the...
An Insider View of the Storage Industry Trends
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Docker: In the Spotlight – Part 2

Now that you know what a container is, let me try and explain what a Docker container is. It is like a framework which provides easy “knobs” to provide a similar isolated environment as Type 1/2 Hypervisors but without the...
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Three Areas I Expect To Hear A Lot About!

Those of you who have been kind enough to follow Calsoft may know of the wonderful blog our folks over in pre-sales and marketing put out on a regular basis. The content is of a uniformly high quality and focused...
Three Areas I Expect To Hear A Lot About!
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Open vSwitch – A Quick read.

By definition, Open vSwitch is open-source virtual switch software designed for virtual servers. It is a production quality, multilayer virtual switch licensed under the open source Apache 2.0 license. Open vSwitch is designed to be compatible with modern switching chipsets...
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Technical Deep Dive: LSM and SELinux Internal Structure

LSM Module: OS Security is a chronic and growing problem: as more systems (and more money) go on line, the motivation to attack rises. Linux is not immune to this either. Hence was introduced LSM that provides a general kernel...
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OpenStack Grizzly – 4 Key Facets

OpenStack came up with its new release called ‘OpenStack Grizzly’ earlier this April. This release is seventh in the row and is driven by users who have been running OpenStack in production for the past year and have asked for...
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Open Stack: A Sneak-peek

Founded by Rackspace Hosting and NASA, OpenStack is used for building massively scalable private and public clouds. OpenStack can also be referred to as a global collaboration of cloud computing experts producing the global open source platform for public and...
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Is it the end of an era for FC SAN?

  The recent changes in the storage industry may be signaling the end of the SAN era. Why? The problem that SAN was designed to solve, still exists, which was to replace locally attached storage. The advent of Gigabit and...
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