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Big Data: Coming Soon to Your Doctor’s Examining Room – Part 1

…incentive to create standards and unifying protocols. And the lack of protocols prevented meaningful sharing of data. Even if some of your healthcare providers do use EMRs, it’s rare that all of your providers can see yours. Connecting EMRs among more than a handful of physician practices is not technically feasible, nor is it appropriate. Enter the Cloud and Big Data Today, the cloud and new analysis tools are succeeding where the original EMR…

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UCS: new innovations in systems management, high performance virtual I/O and server technology

Please don your data center propeller hats and follow me for a tour of third generation fabric computing.  To zoom out to the big picture of what all this new technology means, please take a look at this earlier post. On the management front we have two new things to talk about: 1)      Freeing the server administrators from the tyranny of sheet metal.  UCS manager delivers total administrative parity across server form factors, and now supports…

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Critical Path and “What if?” Analytics for Enterprise Job Scheduling – get your Big Data in the right place before you make a resume impacting decision

…e-move-to-cloud/ I discussed the basic uses of automating and scheduling batch workloads.  Business intelligent, data warehousing and Big Data initiatives need to aggregate data from different sources and load them into very large data warehouses. Let’s look into the life of the administrator and operations of a workload automation tool.  The typical Enterprise may have thousands if not ten thousands of job definitions.  Those are individual jobs…

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Virtual LANs Can Offer Big Benefits for Small Businesses

…afe guest network that separates guest users’ traffic from company network assets Group employees using the same data-intensive applications, such as voice-over-IP (VoIP) phones Restrict access to highly sensitive data by separating financial and HR employees, for example,  from the rest of the network You can use VLANs to improve network security by, essentially, putting all sensitive traffic and the users who have access to it on a separate ne…

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A Big Game “First” For Fans of the Super Bowl

…ustrated in their inability to connect. Cellular networks were never designed to be reliable for calls, text and data when 70,000 people attempt to use their devices in the same spot for the same reasons. A Tipping Point The NFL is a leading indicator of change. It is at the forefront of delivering the best in entertainment experiences for fans, most specifically at the Super Bowl, one of the biggest sporting events in the world. With the NFL rec…

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