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Amazon Redshift improves Workload Management console experience

Amazon Redshift Workload Management (WLM) will now allow users to flexibly manage priorities within workloads so that short, fast-running queries do not get stuck in queues behind long-running queries. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is announcing an improved WLM experience in the Amazon Redshift console. The new features such as in-line validations and simpler error messages can create WLM queues and manage workloads. When users run queries in Amazon Redshift, the […]

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Clustrix’s nResiliency provides continuous database through synchronized multi-node failure

Clustrix, a vendor of scale-out relational database designed for the elastic scaling requirements of high-transaction, high-value workloads of web applications, announced last week its nResiliency feature which ensures that the database, and hence the application, remains available in the event of multiple simultaneous server or instance failures. The new feature further ensures that the database, and hence the application, remains available in the event of multiple simultaneous server or instance […]

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Microsoft announces Azure Service Bus Messaging for improved public cloud infrastructure

Microsoft released this week its Azure Service Bus Messaging with deep feature set available anywhere in public cloud infrastructure. The Azure Service Bus broker infrastructure, available in all global Azure regions and the Azure Government cloud, processes nearly 500 Billion message transactions per month. Each cluster in these regions is backed by as many as hundreds of compute cores, terabytes of memory, and Petabytes of backing storage capacity, exceeding the […]

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Buffalo Americas unveils TeraStation 3010 line, its cost-effective NAS offering for SMBs

Storage company Buffalo Americas announced Tuesday the availability of the new TeraStation 3010 series of NAS solutions. The TS3010 series are ideal for use by small businesses and professional users that need cost effective, easy-to-use file sharing and network storage. The TS3010 was designed to meet the needs of small dental and medical practices, insurance agencies, accounting professionals and other SMBs who require speed, reliability and security at an economical […]

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Microsoft Azure SQL Database enhances read and write performance for its Premium option

Microsoft announced Wednesday that it has doubled the write performance across all Azure SQL Database offers and additionally have doubled the read performance for its 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 as for onboarding of even more demanding workloads to the platform. The increase in write performance will benefit […]

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Citrix acquires Unidesk to ease deployment and management through XenApp and XenDesktop

Citrix announced Monday acquisition of Unidesk, a Windows application packaging and management technology known as layering, to make it simpler and easier for partners and customers to securely deploy and manage apps and desktops through XenApp and XenDesktop. Application layering has emerged as the best way to separate apps from the underlying operating system, so they can be managed once and delivered from any end user computing solution to any […]

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CES 2017: QNAP debuts Thunderbolt 3 NAS, QIoT Suite, QTS IoT Server, 4K live-stream broadcasts

QNAP Inc. will release on Thursday at CES 2017 in Las Vegas its Thunderbolt 3 NAS solutions, Thunderbolt-to-Ethernet (T2E) Converter technology, game-changing Internet of Things applications, 4K live-streaming/broadcasting, alongside the storage device that combines NAS and optical discs. These demonstrations showcase the company’s willingness to break boundaries, and will stand out at CES across the consumer, SMB and enterprise markets. QNAP advances its Thunderbolt NAS with the Thunderbolt 3 technology. Supporting higher speeds […]

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Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10 delivers production-ready OpenStack for enterprise, service provider clouds

Open source offerings provider Red Hat announced Thursday availability of its scalable and agile cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) solution, Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10. Based on the upstream OpenStack ‘Newton’ release, Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10 drives new features that increase system-wide scalability, ease infrastructure management, and improve orchestration, while also enhancing network performance and platform security. Additionally, Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10 introduces a new software life cycle, with optional […]

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Red Hat debuts OpenShift Dedicated on Google Cloud Platform for data analytics, machine learning services

Red Hat recently announced general availability of OpenShift Dedicated on Google Cloud Platform. The offering integrates with Google Cloud services, including Google Cloud PubSub, Google Big Query, and Google Cloud Big Table. The new offering brings Red Hat’s container platform as a managed service offering to enterprise customers who want to build, launch, and manage applications on OpenShift Dedicated with Google Cloud Platform as their underlying cloud infrastructure. With the […]

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