Consolidation of multiple workloads, encapsulated in virtual machines (VMs), can significantly improve efficiency in cloud infrastructures. But consolidation also introduces contention in shared resources such as the memory hierarchy, leading to degraded VM performance.… Continued
For database-driven applications, new software could reduce hardware requirements by 95 percent while actually improving performance.
DBSeer – an open source machine learning algorithm to improve DB performance in VMs, being developed at the MIT.
Red Hat today acquired ManageIQ for its IT management software. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. ManageIQ is in the data center automation and virtualization business.
ManageIQ getting acquired was just a matter of time… although I didn’t contemplate as much who it’d be in advance, RH is kind of the obvious buyer here.