Takeaway: Ravello lets Oracle uses any underlying cloud but effectively hide that completely from the customer thus Oracle gets to “manage” any cloud, gives customers “any cloud” and yet maintain full control of the customer account by hiding the underlying services. But it was the networking features that really made Ravello unique. Oracle Scorned Its […]
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You don’t hear much about successful “Private Clouds” because they aren’t done in public. Two takeaways. People are talking a lot about public cloud because its good business not necessarily because its good technology  Private Clouds are being successfully deployed in vast numbers and no one is talking about them. This is also good […]
One area of networking that is desperately waiting for new approaches is what we call visibility now but will be analytics tomorrow.
Michelle Chubirka from Post Modern Security spent ten years as a sysadmin with a primary focus on managing a BIND DNS for a very large university in the US. With some regret, she says: This history makes what I’m about to recommend even more shocking. Outside of service providers, I no longer believe that organizations should […]