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Software Defined Storage with Intel® Enabling Technologies
By Thai Le (Intel) Posted on 06/27/14 0
Software-Defined Storage (SDS) is a software layer that manages storage infrastructure.  Software developers have the flexibility to use a variety of hardware, such as processors, network cards, and hard drives with their storage managing software to develop their own SDS solutions.  In this blog...
Benefits of Intel® Enterprise class SSD
By Thai Le (Intel) Posted on 05/27/14 0
In this blog, I want share with you the benefits of the Intel® Enterprise Class Solid-State Drive (SSD).  I have compiled a list of articles, white papers, solution briefs, and blogs and provided links below.  After reading through the information, I found that it would be useful for you, as the ...
Resources for Software Developers: Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
By Thai Le (Intel) Posted on 03/25/14 0
There are many resources related to Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT) that are available on the internet today. My attempt in this blog is to provide you with a list of the resources that may provide some insights throughout your development cycle. General Information: Virtualization...
How Intel® AVX Improves Performance on Server Application
By Thai Le (Intel) Posted on 02/27/14 0
The latest Intel® Xeon® processor E7 v2 family includes a feature called Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (Intel® AVX), which can potentially improve application performance. Here we will explain the context, and provide an example of how using Intel® AVX improved performance for a commonly know...
The Benefits of Solid-State Storage Technologies in the Cloud
By Thai Le (Intel) Posted on 12/16/13 0
Summary Solid-state drives (SSD) have rapidly evolved over the last few years, resulting in devices with more space and greater reliability. SSDs are used for caching in data centers and in larger system applications including computing massive data sets (big data: volume, variety, and velocity)...
Setting Up OpenStack* and its Use Cases on Intel(R) Architecture
By Thai Le (Intel) Posted on 09/27/13 1
  OpenStack* is a collaboration between developers and cloud computing technologists to produce an open source platform for cloud computing. OpenStack* aims to provide a simple and scalable cloud computing paradigm for different sizes of both public and private clouds. All OpenStack* source code...
Developers And Cloud Computing Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)
By Thai Le (Intel) Posted on 09/26/13 0
I attended the Cloud Expo in New York City at the Javits Center in June. The attendees were a mix of Web hosting companies, web developers, software developers, hardware developers, and operating system developers. The event sponsors included Intel®, IBM*, Citrix*, Rackspace*, Oracle*, Verizon Te...
Speeding Up Your Cloud Environment On Intel® Architecture
By Thai Le (Intel) Posted on 05/15/13 0
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 re...
How to Enable an Intel® Trusted Execution Technology Capable Server
By Thai Le (Intel) Posted on 09/25/12 0
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology (Intel® TXT) is a collection of hardware-based security technologies built into Intel’s silicon.  They address the security threats across physical and virtual infrastructure by complementing runtime protections like anti-virus software.  Intel TXT is also a ha...
Ways to Speed up your Cloud Environment and Workload Performance on Intel® Architecture
By Thai Le (Intel) Posted on 09/25/12 1
Setting up a cloud environment is complicated, and it involves multiple elements such as database, network infrastructure, security, etc., (depending on the need).  How do you increase the performance of this environment?  We start small by focusing on one element at a time and try to speed up th...