Velocity Conference 2011 – Day 3 Journal

Ready for the third and last day at Velocity Conference, starting with a very interesting keynote: how Facebook approaches optimization in datacenter consumption.

Velocity Conference 2011 – Day 1 Journal

While we attended several events in the past as partners of HP, it's our first time attending this O'Reilly conference.

Hosting is dead. Long live the Cloud: Who can truly benefit from Cloud Computing?

There's a lot of marketing hype going on about cloud computing as the fabulous opportunity to drop IT costs and save the planet from CO2 emissions. Large companies from all around the industry spectrum (telco, finance, retails, etc.) have been

Top 5 tips for an effective “Capacity Planning” report

Capacity Managers suffer from a common pain: Capacity Planning reports that are rich in information but that nobody is able to understand. We share a few key factors that make a Capacity Planning report (a Capacity Plan) effective.

Why CMDB initiatives matter and how to make them work

I just had an interesting discussion with CMDB experts at Moviri. I asked my collegues why a company should implement a CMDB solution and what makes a CMDB project a success. Some interesting insights came out in the discussion and