If you think of automated provisioning as a formal written language
definition, it does have some value in illuminating issues with partial
automation or portions of the overall data center that are not automated.
The path to automation is not a straight one at most organizations. It takes
time, it takes resources, and even though there is a definable ROI, the press
of business needs wins... (more)
Intel Virtualization Journal
This may not be the best time to mention this – given New York’s
antitrust suit – but Intel’s share of PC processors was up marginally
year-over-year in Q3 from 81.2% to 81.5% according to Mercury Research and
AMD gained a tenth of point year-over-year to 17.8%, but lost 0.7%
sequentially. Between the two of them they’ve got 99.3% of the market.
Via’s got wh... (more)
Ubuntu Linux is a new experience for me. Having used only Red Hat's Fedora
Core, I was anxious to try out the recently released Ubuntu 5.10 (available
from Ubuntu's Website at www.ubuntu.com).
I was not disappointed. After waiting approximately 45 minutes to download
the 617 MB ISO file, I quickly burned it to a CD and rebooted my computer.
Within a mere half an hour, Ubuntu was successfu... (more)