Oh, The Things You Learn After Hours!
It’s been a busy couple of weeks for us in big data land. One thing that struck me is how much we learned about the big data and analytics space after hours at Strata Hadoop, and sometimes that can be just as exciting as what we learn during the sessions. I have a couple of […]
SQL Server 2005 End of Support on April 12, 2016 | Cisco UCS is here to help.
SQL Server 2005 end of support is on April 12, 2016. Many of our customers agree that it’s time to think about migrating/upgrading to something better and faster soon. If you are still using SQL Server 2005, here are some points to consider. SQL Server 2014 New Features This is a major upgrade packed with new […]
Run simple, run fast, run lean. Run SAP on Cisco UCS.
` The New Year has arrived, and with it, SAP has added new solutions to their portfolio. The latest announcement is SAP’s Business Suite on HANA (S4HANA). Over the past several years, SAP’s overall movement to create an in-memory platform has been strengthened by industry-leading and mission-critical solutions such […]
The Big Picture of Big Data
The Internet of Everything (IoE) is disrupting innovation models and causing market shifts. One of the most powerful IoE-driven opportunities will be the value created from big data and analytics. As IoE gains momentum and creates billions of new connections, each of those connections will be capable of producing data. The enterprises that can unlock […]
My Favorite Demo at Microsoft TechEd Europe: Data Center Modernization
After the SQL Saturday event this week I will be staying in Barcelona for a few more days to attend the Microsoft TechEd Europe from Tuesday Oct 28th to Friday Oct 31st! As Gary Serda laid out in his blog, Cisco has a lot of great demos to share with you. See details: http://blogs.cisco.com/datacenter/cisco-at-microsoft-teched-europe-2014/ […]
SQL de Dissabte (SQLSaturday Barcelona)
Of the more than 300 SQLSaturdays around the world, I am lucky enough to represent Cisco at the one in Barcelona on October 25th. If you’re attending TechEd Europe we encourage you to also join us at this one-day free event for IT professionals to learn more about SQL Server and the Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS). If […]
Your Guide to Cisco at Oracle Open World 2014
In the world of IT, Oracle OpenWorld (OOW 2014) stands out. If you’re one of the 60K IT professionals attending OOW 2014 next week, we invite you to join us in booth 721 where we’ll be showcasing Cisco’s Unified Computing System (UCS) and data center solutions that provide a superior platform for Oracle data bases […]
Cisco is Here to Help! – Microsoft Windows Server 2003 End-of-Support
It is no secret that Microsoft Windows Server 2003 is reaching its end of support on July 15, 2015. After that date Microsoft will no longer provide fixes, updates, or technical assistance. Also, and very importantly, remember that end of support means no more security updates either. So, what should you do? Well, let’s take […]