OpenStack: Group Based Policy Hands-on Lab

Group Based Policy (GBP) provides declarative abstractions for achieving scalable intent-based infrastructure automation within OpenStack. In this session, users will access a GBP + Neutron setup and have a tour through the most common use cases, including but not limited to policy-driven application life cycle management and advanced service chain deployment. Users will learn how… Continue reading OpenStack: Group Based Policy Hands-on Lab

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VMware vSphere 5.1 vMotion Architecture, Performance and Best Practices

A series of tests were conducted at VMware Performance labs to investigate and compare the performance implications of vSphere 5.1 vMotion over the proven vMotion and Storage vMotion technologies in various scenarios including the migration of a database server and an in-memory application. In addition, live migration tests were performed over metro area network scenarios.… Continue reading VMware vSphere 5.1 vMotion Architecture, Performance and Best Practices

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Coalfire Establishes the VMware Compliance Lab

Today, Coalfire Systems, Inc. announced that it has established the VMware Compliance Lab, a center of excellence and that designs, tests and promotes IT security best practices and audit guidelines for virtualized computing environments. The VMware Compliance Lab, housed in Coalfire’s Seattle office, provides partners and end users with the information and tools they need… Continue reading Coalfire Establishes the VMware Compliance Lab

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Gale Technologies Announces Next Generation Automation Software, GaleForce 6.0

Gale Technologies, a leading provider of infrastructure automation software solutions that power Infrastructure as a Service for labs, enterprises, and service providers, announced the general availability of the next major release of its flagship automation product, GaleForce 6.0. The GaleForce software is used across multiple IT environments to quickly and reliably build private and hybrid… Continue reading Gale Technologies Announces Next Generation Automation Software, GaleForce 6.0

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AMD Replaces Disk with Solid-State Arrays in Performance Lab for Virtualized Database Benchmarking

Today WhipTail, maker of high-performance, cost-effective solid-state storage arrays, announced that AMD’s (NYSE: AMD) System Optimization Engineering Department has replaced 480 15K spinning drives with WhipTail solid-state storage arrays. The move will help eliminate slow response times associated with traditional storage arrays. The department chose the WhipTail array because of its flexibility and versatility in… Continue reading AMD Replaces Disk with Solid-State Arrays in Performance Lab for Virtualized Database Benchmarking

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