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As enterprises make the sweeping move from traditional data centers to cloud computing, a survey by 451 Research shows that some 90 percent of information technology (IT) database managers and executives say their selection of database technologies relates to the suppliers' cloud strategy. The report states that while the initial adoption of database-as-a-service (DBaaS) offerings from cloud providers, especially Amazon Web Services (AWS), have posed a challenge to the incumbent on-premises database vendors, the survey results indicate that those incumbent vendors are likely to maintain their domina nce as adoption of DBaaS moves mainstream. The just released survey, sponsored by Tesora, included more than 200 database managers and IT executives in North America who are large users of databases with nearly 90 percent of respondents having more than 25 databases in ... (more)

Database as a Service Platform Improves High Availability | @CloudExpo #Cloud

Database as a Service Platform Improves High Availability, Enhances Support for Oracle and Other Databases No one comes close to Tesora's database as a service platform in terms of the combination of features and choice of 13 different databases. Today the company makes available new features in its database as a service - based on OpenStack Trove - which make it easier for administrators to manage disparate database technologies through their life cycle. IT and database managers can now update OpenStack database guest images in real-time with the newest, enterprise-ready version o... (more)

CloudLinux 6.1 Introduced with Free Conversion and Installation Offer

CloudLinux, Inc., has released CloudLinux OS version 6.1, which is based on kernel version 2.6.32 that adds enhanced security, stability and compatibility to the company's flagship product. As the only commercially-supported Linux OS made specifically for shared hosting, CloudLinux OS 6.1 is fully compatible with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and CentOS, as well as most major control panels including cPanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin and others. Hosts can easily convert to CloudLinux, typically in less than 10 minutes. With the release of CloudLinux 6.1, the company is offering free ... (more)

Convirture Updates Virtualization and Cloud Management Software

If you liked Convirture's enterprise management software or its free open source software, you're going to like it even more now. Convirture has updated its ConVirt Enterprise Cloud virtualization and cloud management software to include support for the latest version of OpenStack (Essex). Support for CloudStack will be available in an update to the software that is planned for the third quarter of this year. ConVirt Enterprise Cloud also is also now certified to run on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. The company also released ConVirt 2.1 Open Source, an update to the free, open source version... (more)

RackWare & WSM to Facilitate Cloud Migrations | @CloudExpo @RackWare @WSMINTL #Cloud

RackWare and WSM Announce Agreement to Facilitate Cloud Migrations RackWare and WSM International have announced an agreement that brings together RackWare automated cloud management software and WSM migration services specialists to assist customers with transitioning workloads to public cloud computing resources. WSM is now a certified RackWare Partner and has added RackWare Management Module (RMM) software to its complement of solutions that can help quickly and easily migrate customer workloads. RackWare now has the ready resources and market-leading expertise of WSM certifie... (more)