Artikelen gelabeld: cost savings

Getting the most out of your server resources


As an advocate on database virtualization, I often challenge customers to consider if they are using their resources in an optimal way. And so I usually claim, often in front of a skeptical audience, that physically deployed servers hardly ever reach an average utilization of more than 20 per cent (thereby [...]

Next Generation Datacenter


Met VPLEX is het mogelijk de passieve storage infrastructuur actief te gebruiken, hierdoor kunnen applicaties die geografisch gescheiden zijn actief blijven, onafhankelijk van onderliggende storage technologieën en onderbrekingen. Het is alweer een paar jaar geleden dat EMC in het bezit kwam van een nieuwe technologie dat we vandaag de dag kennen [...]

Looking back and forward


I have been enjoying a short holiday in which I decided to totally disconnect from work for a while and re-charge my battery. So while many bloggers and authors in our industry were making predictions for 2013, I was doing some other stuff and blogging was not part of that [...]

VMware is really expensive


A while ago somebody forwarded me a research paper from an “independent” research firm in which the cost of VMware and Oracle VM were compared. Interesting! Now you might wonder why, as someone working for EMC, I would care about such comparisons. Why would I be bothered by VMware in the [...]