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Docker Democratizes Virtualization for DevOps-Minded Developers and Administrators

by Richard Watson  |  March 26, 2015

Container frameworks, such as Docker, is certainly a technology high on the Hype Cycle.  Docker has been adopted voraciously by typical early adopters (for example, high-scale Web properties and cloud...

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Some Perspective on the Explosion of VMs in the Cloud

by Tom Bittman  |  March 5, 2015

Virtualization was dominated by on-premises enterprise virtualization, and on-premises private clouds were the primary sourcing model for VMs offered as a service - for a few years. Certainly not true...

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Virtualisation: the easy part of private cloud?

by Michael Warrilow  |  April 23, 2013

I greatly enjoyed ... okay, in a professional capacity ... the research note by my colleague Tom Bittman titled Five Things That Private Cloud Is Not (access to Gartner required). Without wanting to...

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Virtualization, Containers and Other Sandboxing Techniques Should be on Your Radar Screen

by Neil MacDonald  |  March 16, 2013

  The idea of “sandboxing” potentially malicious content and applications isn’t new but interest in this type of approach on Windows desktops is growing. Further, the increasing variety of virtualization...

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2013 Data Resolution: Avoid Architectural Cul-de-Sacs

by Merv Adrian  |  December 27, 2012

I had an inquiry today from a client using packaged software for a business system that is built on a proprietary, non-relational datastore (in this case an object-oriented DBMS.) They have...

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Heterogeneous Virtualization Trends at Gartner Data Center

by Chris Wolf  |  December 11, 2012

Heterogeneous virtualization has been a hot topic among clients and last week at the Gartner Data Center conference in Las Vegas I presented a session on the subject. During the...

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Superstorm Sandy: November 1, 2012 Gartner Blog Post Summary #Sandy

by Roberta J. Witty  |  November 1, 2012

One of the things I take seriously as a part of my job is making it easy for Gartner clients to get access to our research in a timely manner....

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A Post from My Colleague John Morency: What Can be Learned about Cloud–based Recovery in the Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy #Sandy

by Roberta J. Witty  |  October 31, 2012

What Can be Learned about Cloud –based  Recovery in the Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy ??? John P. Morency, Research VP Given that the widespread availability of public cloud-based recovery services...

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What we Need is the Equivalent of Apple for Enterprise Data Centers

by Neil MacDonald  |  August 29, 2012

I’ve spent the last three days in Silicon Valley – some of it at VMworld and some of it with a client. With the flight out and back to the...

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Standardization ADD: We are all Hypocrites

by Chris Wolf  |  June 21, 2012

Standardization Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or (SADD): (n) A condition in which one professes to support standardization, yet can’t help but be distracted by the newest, shiniest object – Opex...

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