Category Archives: Rackmount Servers

The Current State of Solid State

An update on the state of the SSD Last summer, we brought you “A Brief History of Solid State Drives,” which outlined the evolution of the SSD through the ages. Now that it’s a year later, we thought it fitting … Continue reading

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Coming Soon to a Data Center Near You: 3D NAND

A 3.5 Terabyte Stick of Gum?! Over the past few years, adherence to Moore’s Law has slowed throughout the tech industry. Nonetheless, Micron® and Intel® have teamed up to maintain the rapid pace of innovation in the solid state storage space. They … Continue reading

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Inversoft Case Study

After doing their best to make it work, the developers at Inversoft (http://www.inversoft.com) had to accept one simple truth: The public cloud solution that hosted their development environment was impeding their ability to serve their customers. About Inversoft For nearly a decade, … Continue reading

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SCaLE 13x – Celebrating open source in Los Angeles

Why should you come to SCaLE? For Pogo Linux, February means it’s time for our first open source conference of 2015. We’re making our annual pilgrimage to the Southland to exhibit at SCaLE 13x, the Southern California Linux Expo. Like the past … Continue reading

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Trade Shows and Star Wars

What Does SCaLE and Star Wars Have in Common? It’s that time of year again. The snow hasn’t even started to melt and we already have a bunch of trade shows on the calendar. It’s going to be a busy … Continue reading

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5 technologies to watch in 2015

2014 brought us a lot of interesting hardware technologies, including the continued growth of SSDs, the launch of 12GB SAS, and a big platform refresh from Intel® with the new Xeon® Processor E5-2600 v3 product family. So, now that the New … Continue reading

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Kato.im lowers TCO by 75% – Case Study & Video

Kato is a successful Silicon Valley startup with an ongoing mission to disrupt the dated methodology of reliance on email for corporate communications. They have developed a revolutionary messaging platform that enables teammates to engage in ongoing conversations via instant message, voice, and video … Continue reading

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In the Cloud or Build Your Own?

“Cloud computing” is everywhere these days, making it seem like anyone not on the cloud bandwagon is in the IT dark ages. The Cloud has moved to the center of the IT world, promising a cheap, easy alternative to building … Continue reading

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Intel Xeon 2620 v2 vs. v3 CPU: Benchmarked

We have already said a lot about the impressive features of the new Intel® Xeon® platform, but at the end of the day, we all know that performance numbers speak louder than words. When a new CPU family arrives in … Continue reading

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The Next New Thing: Intel Xeon Processor E5-2600 v3 Product Family Launch

Every day, the IT world is bombarded with hundreds of product announcements. Some are interesting, some are boring, and some downright forgettable. When Intel releases a new processor, however, it is truly an event.   We are talking about a … Continue reading

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