Live Migration and Reboots - or Why Innovation in the Cloud Matters
Live migration in cloud computing is still very rare and now, sadly for some, Cloud Computing IaaS is once again forcing users into periods of cloud reboots and downtime due to security issues and poor cloud architectural decisions. But why? Wasn't cloud supposed to enable users to avoid downtime due to "web scale" architectures?
Why MSPs are Moving Corporate Clients from VMware to ProfitBricks
VMware is the top vendor that corporations choose when virtualizing their data centers. However, as of 2015, 85% of workloads virtualized using VMware hadn't made it to the cloud.
dd and rsync - Data migration to the cloud with ddtransfer.sh
Data migration into the cloud or the simple backup of a very large storage medium with the help of dd and rsync can be a challenge for some system administrators. So I would like to show them how to migrate huge hard disk images to the IaaS cloud with 'ddtransfer.sh'.
Windows Server 2003 Migration - Are You Ready?
If you're a company that currently runs on Windows Server 2003, that is. That's right - after over a decade, the trusty Windows Server 2003 has reached its end of life cycle, which means all support and fixes will be ending on the 14th of July, 2015. We predict a Windows Server 2003 migration project in your future.
Cloud Computing Costs Overview
Cloud Computing costs are notoriously difficult to understand and calculate. It seems that some cloud providers want to recreate the complex enterprise pricing of software and hardware in the past.