Cloud & Data Center en New Bill Aims to Incentivize Federal Agencies to Update Legacy IT Systems <div class="node-body article-body">The bipartisan bill aims to reduce wasteful IT spending and incentivize federal government agencies move to the cloud.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud & Data Center Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:28:00 +0000 197531 at <p>U.S. Representative Will Hurd (R-TX), who serves as Chairman of the House Information Technology Subcommittee.</p> Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Hewlett Packard Enterprise Is Said to Plan About 5,000 Job Cuts <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The cuts at the company, which has about 50,000 workers, are likely to affect workers in the U.S. and abroad.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud & Data Center Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:28:00 +0000 197491 at Puppet Acquires Distelli, Boosting Its Cloud Automation Offerings <div class="field-deck"> Distelli founder and CEO will join Puppet as VP of engineering. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Both platforms enable developers to manage infrastructure and applications across the entire software delivery process to make app development quicker.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud & Data Center Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:02:00 +0000 197471 at <p>Puppet CEO&nbsp;Sanjay Mirchandani.</p> Cloud Skill Shortage Costs Large Enterprises $258 Million Each Year: Report <div class="node-body article-body">As cloud developments are rolled out at a faster pace, even big organizations are having a hard time keeping up, according to a new Rackspace survey.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud & Data Center Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:50:00 +0000 197461 at Google Is Close to Buying HTC Assets to Bolster Hardware <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Alphabet investors may be concerned about history repeating itself. Google has tried to buy its way into hardware twice before, albeit more expensively.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Google Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:05:00 +0000 197421 at <p>Members of the media photograph a display of Google&#39;s Pixel phone and other products during an event to introduce Google hardware products on October 4, 2016.</p> Ramin Talaie/Getty Images Creating Azure AD & AD objects using PowerShell; Delegating authority on Azure Internal Load Balancer <div class="field-deck"> John Savill's Frequently Asked Questions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Three times a week (Monday/Wednesday/Friday), John Savill tackles your most pressing IT questions. Read through the FAQ archives, or send him your questions via email.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Microsoft Azure Azure faq Microsoft Azure PowerShell Savill VM Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:07:00 +0000 197261 at AWS Per-Second Billing Reflects Push to More Granular Cloud Workloads <div class="node-body article-body">Amazon Web Services (AWS) is launching per-second billing on EC2 and EBS next month.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Amazon Web Services (AWS) Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:02:00 +0000 197411 at mshch/Thinkstock A few handy PowerShell tips while creating objects in AD <div class="node-body article-body">I recently had a requirement to create a group for each OU and then populate with the users in that OU. As I wrote the script I thought it would be an interesting learning tool for those looking at leveraging PowerShell.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud & Data Center Active Directory AD cloud John Savill Microsoft stack PowerShell Savill Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:57:00 +0000 197401 at Ellison Promises Cost Savings in Switch from AWS to Oracle Cloud <div class="field-deck"> Ellison talks new pricing schemes, autonomous database at Redwood City event </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Oracle's Larry Ellison highlights new pricing options and self-driving database during event.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Amazon Web Services (AWS) Tue, 19 Sep 2017 22:18:00 +0000 197361 at <p>Oracle&#39;s Larry Ellison</p> Kimberly White/Getty Images 6 Tips to Boost Database Performance without Making any Code Changes <div class="field-byline"> Tony Branson | ScaleArc </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Tony Branson of ScaleArc shares 6 practical ways to improve database performance.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud & Data Center Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:11:00 +0000 197321 at