Just a quick note to say that there will be server maintenance tomorrow June 14th for a while. The server room that hosts Meshcentral.com is upgrading their UPS. So, no panic you there is no server, it's all under control.
With the release of Windows 8.1, Microsoft has provided new API's that simplify managing online content. For more information, see this blog.
I am glad to annonce a new Mesh graph feature into Meshcentral.com. When you install mesh agents in computers, the agents form a mesh, discovering and monitoring each other. Well, it's not important to know the details of how the mesh is formed, but just for fun, I added a way to visualize the mesh nodes and links between nodes.
In my previous blog, I discussed “Ways to Speeding up Your Cloud Environment…”, I will continue with this thread by introducing the topic of Software Defined Networks (SDN). The industry has been depending on proprietary networking equipment and appliances, essentially creating an environment requiring vertical integrated software running on dedicated hardware.
This IDC white paper, sponsored by Intel, examines the growth of mission-critical workloads being hosted on x86 servers based on the Intel Xeon E7 series of processors running enterprise Linux operating systems. It looks at the way in which x86 servers are taking on more demanding workloads, including databases and enterprise applications. It also discusses IDC Workloads data that shows the growth of mission-critical business processing workloads on enterprise Linux platforms.