The rise of Hadoop, NoSQL, and other distributed computing platforms that rely on commodity hardware
has led to a cultural shift away from "big iron" to systems that can scale out by adding lower cost commodity servers.
While firms such as Cisco sell tightly combined networking hardware and software, Cumulus Networks says its Linux-based operating system is a less costly alternative that operates on commodity hardware
To respond to this dilemma Boston has partnered with Citrix, Mellanox and Supermicro to develop a cost efficient VDI solution based on a commodity hardware
architecture that delivers a VDI solution at a price point lower or equivalent to that of a traditional PC.
It runs on commodity hardware
or database appliances from EMC Greenplum and Teradata, and supports increasing demands for fast answers from big data, it said.
The topics include fundamental concepts and mechanisms, support of node mobility between networks, low delay communication and multimedia applications, high-performance computing using commodity hardware
and software, and the application interface.
Constant Hosting can now offer reliable and scalable cloud storage services via low cost commodity hardware
while taking advantage of the broad number of applications in the Amazon Web Services ecosystem, enabling numerous profitable use cases.
Both companies make x86 software that emulates a mainframe environment, allowing mainframe apps to run on commodity hardware
Kaviza VDI-in-a-Box is a turnkey solution delivered as a virtual appliance that enables organisations to deploy virtual desktops in less than two hours, using commodity hardware
Aster nCluster Smart Compression reduces costs while increasing flexibility by allowing enterprises to store vast quantities of data for the lowest possible cost on commodity hardware
, without sacrificing query performance.
No additional software beyond assignment of I/O to server would be required and thus the open standards and commodity hardware
would be fully utilized.
The Linux Enterprise Cluster; build a highly available cluster with commodity hardware
and free software.
Good thing, because his challenge is humbling: repairing employee morale, squeezing more profits from a struggling commodity hardware
business, fending off rivals like powerhouse Dell, and making hard decisions, such as whether the company should spin off its lucrative printer business.