The Physical-to-Virtual Cookbook Part 1
Migrating applications from a physical to a virtual environment is no easy task. This multipart series presents a real-world migration project. Part 1 looks at the client’s environment, examines the rationale for the migration, and walks through efforts to inventory the data center and map application dependencies.
Keep Old Apps Private, Make New Apps Public
Just because you slip a hypervisor under an application doesn't make it equally suited to private and public clouds. Know the differences to get the most from your application deployments.
Browsing Like It's 1990
Mobile computing has to rely on old tricks to keep up with websites built for screaming-fast home and office broadband.
4 Must-Ask Interview Questions for Network Engineers
If you're looking to hire a network engineer (or be hired as one), here are four job interview questions that I've asked, and three you shouldn't bother with. These questions will help you figure out what a candidate does and doesn't know.
Tape Rules for Long-Term Storage
A common knock against the use of tape for long-term archives is that data has to be migrated every few years as tape formats change. Not so. With good management, you can go 10 years between tape migrations. Here's why and how.
Shall We Play a Game?
Gamification is moving from the consumer Web into the enterprise as employers seek to influence employee behavior. Startups such as Badgeville are ready to play.
Social Media Guide To The Presidential Debates
Many people will watch the debates on TV--plus follow along on social networking, candidate, and news sites. Here are some of the websites to hit for a satisfying "second screen" experience.