Datapipe’s Joel Friedman Named CSO of the Year

I am pleased to announce that the New Jersey Technology Council has named Datapipe’s Chief Security Officer, Joel Friedman, CSO of the Year for 2015. This award is designed to recognize...

Oracle7 for the Oracle11 DBA

Overview Here we are in 2015. Oracle 7.0 was released in 1992; version 7.3 was released in 1996. Support for v7 ended on Dec 31, 2000, and extended support ended at the end...

Rackspace Ranked For 10th Consecutive Year In Sunday Times Best Companies Awards

The Sunday Times Best Companies Awards ceremony was held last week in central London and, for the tenth consecutive year, Rackspace was recognised for our outstanding approach to employee development and...

[infographic] From Mainframes to Managed Cloud: How IT Workloads Have Evolved

We recently teamed up with Intel to develop an infographic charting the evolution of IT workloads. If you’ve been dying to know when the first email was sent, when BASIC was...

Oracle 12c Multitenancy

As you probably already know, Oracle 12c (the latest version of the database) has a Multitenant feature available as an additional Enterprise Edition cost option. This allows one "container" database to run...

What Does It Take To Hit A 10X Performance Improvement?

In a recent guest post entitled “Performance at Scale: SSDs, Silver Bullets and Serialization” for High Scalability, Aaron Sullivan, a Principal Engineer at Rackspace, took a close look at the problem of trying to increase performance across software and hardware systems.

Choosing An Open Source Content Management System [Infographic]

This infographic helps decipher some of the key differences between three of the most popular open source CMS platforms: WordPress, Drupal and Joomla.

What is Database-as-a-Service?

Anyone keeping an eye on the tech sphere will attest to the proliferation of "as-a-service" designations. Anyone keeping an eye on the tech sphere will attest to the proliferation of "as-a-service" designatio...

How Performance Cloud Servers Are Delivering Measurable Impact

Since releasing Performance Cloud Servers late last year, we've been thrilled by the response from customers. We knew that enhancing speed, throughput, reliability and scalability would be embraced, but it's still heartening to hear about the measurable impact directly from customers. Here, we highlight some of the most tangible performance gains we’ve seen and heard about.

5 Things To Consider When Building Your Disaster Recovery Plan

It’s increasingly complex to map disaster recovery (DR) business requirements to business processes, service requirements and technology. How do you make sense of it all? Here are some things to think about as you consider DR in the context of modern, 'cloudy' IT.

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