Matt Kimball

RESEARCH PAPER: Oracle Unleashes A HeatWave In The MySQL Market

In enterprise data management, Oracle Database is a dominant player, and MySQL is very popular among developers. MySQL is so prolific it ranks first in market share among all database distributions. Additionally, MySQL is the default database engine in most application stacks used in cloud-native applications. You can download the paper by clicking on the …

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HPE Extends Its Cybersecurity Capabilities And Earns Two Cyber Catalyst Designations

HPE has been busy shoring up its already formidable security capabilities. In addition to Silicon Root of Trust built into its ProLiant, Synergy, Apollo, SimpliVity, and Edgeline servers, the company rolled out new functionality that drives end-to-end lifecycle security. On top of this, two HPE hardware and software solutions recently received Cyber Catalyst designations: Silicon Root of …

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AMD EPYC Is Poised For Big Gains, But Not For The Reasons You Think

AMD garnered a lot of attention with the launch of its EPYC 7002 Series processor a couple of weeks ago, and with good reason. It’s a highly performant part with a feature set that differentiates the product from the rest of market. The press has been very positive in its coverage of EPYC. The strength of …

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All Roads Lead To An Epyc “Rome” For Enterprise IT

In case you weren’t convinced by AMD’s re-entry to the server market with the initial launch of EPYC in 2017, the company today launched an what I consider an incredible follow-on product with EPYC 7002 Series (codenamed Rome). While the market was excited to see the company re-enter the market with the original EPYC CPU, …

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Things Are About To Get Interesting In Chipville, Datacenter

There’s been a lot of noise in the datacenter CPU market over the last few months. Intel launched its 2nd Generation Scalable Xeon Processor (codenamed Cascade Lake). Arm is winning in the cloud and seems to be finding momentum with its N1 & E1 processors. And let’s not forget AMD —in addition to finding momentum in the HPC space, the …

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What Lenovo TruScale Consumption-Based Infrastructure Services Means For IT

Lenovo announced its new TruScale Infrastructure Services today, a service in which IT organizations deploy Lenovo ThinkSystem or ThinkAgile platforms and only pay for the compute resources consumed. There’s a few questions I’d like to address here. Why did Lenovo launch this service? What does it mean for IT organizations? What does it mean for Lenovo’s …

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