Server virtualization was supposed to make utilization rates go up. But utilization is still low and solutions to solve that will change the way the data center operates.
Open hardware is getting exciting as big name venture funds team up to create an open hardware accelerator. Austin Ventures, Battery Ventures and a new fund are involved.
Infrastructure is the underpinning of the web, and as the cloud continues to attract VC funding and more infrastructure pros join the investment community, it’s worth knowing which people and which firms are the best prepared to understand your deal. Our list should help.
The current mantra in Web operations is to track, record and monitor everything. Data is valuable and storage is cheap, so this makes sense. Metrics that measure the right thing are incredibly important in the context of getting the best performance from your application.