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The Virtues Of Virtualization

Virtualization is a cloud computing concept based on the idea of replicating a real idea with a virtual one. There are as many ways to achieve this task as there are computing resources. For instance, you can virtualize any number … Continue reading

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Should You Have Your Own Datacenter?

A datacenter can be a boon or a bane. Not every business needs one. In fact, I’d caution some businesses against it altogether. And it’s not necessarily based on size of the business. First off, it is expensive to run … Continue reading

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5 Tips For Maintaining A Datacenter

When it comes to maintaining a datacenter, there are a number of factors that you should consider before you ever open up your doors. If you plan your datacenter properly, and implement your plan effectively, then you’ll have fewer problems. … Continue reading

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What Is Redundancy?

Redundancy, in terms of computing, means that you have your data available from more than one resource. It is typically associated with cloud computing because cloud hosts will back up your server – whether dedicated, managed, or virtual – and … Continue reading

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Cloud Security Isn’t Hard To Achieve

One of the criticisms against cloud hosting is that it isn’t as secure as shared hosting. That’s debatable, but let’s assume that it’s true. It doesn’t have to be that way. First, cloud security should be a separate application from … Continue reading

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10 Reasons To Get On The Virtualization Bandwagon

Virtualization is still relatively new. But it’s fun and effective. Let’s define it. About.com defines it this way: Virtualization is a technique for hiding the physical characteristics of computing resources to simplify the way in which other systems, applications, or … Continue reading

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Creating Your Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Interface

All you really need to know to get started with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 is a little SQL. In 5 steps you can set up your Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 interface and be ready to take over your cloud servers, … Continue reading

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Is Virtualization The Wave Of The Future?

Ask this question at any computing conference and you’ll likely start a riot. Virtualization certainly has its proponents, but it also has its detractors. Personally, I see it growing into a big business and, who knows, someday it may outgrow … Continue reading

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Cloud Stacks Vs. Cloud Silos

I can see the divisions taking place now. Some IT professionals are claiming that the future of cloud computing is in cloud silos. Others are advocating for cloud stacks. Who’s right? First, let’s define these terms. Cloud silos are petitioning … Continue reading

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Get A Virtual Hard Drive

Cloud computing is like a mystery. You can do things that before never were possible. For instance, establishing an added hard drive to your computing hardware that doesn’t exist in your physical location. How is this possible? It’s possible with … Continue reading

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