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Click here to follow ▸@WebRTCSummit Registration for  the First International WebRTC Summit (@WebRTCSummit) is now open. WebRTC Summit will take place Nov 6-7, 2013, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA. WebRTC (Web Real-Time Communication) is an open source project supported by Google, Mozilla and Opera that aims to enable browser-to-browser applications for voice calling, video chat, and P2P file sharing without plugins. Its mission is "To enable rich, high quality, RTC applications to be developed in the browser via simple Javascript APIs and HTML5." Register FREE for WebRTC Summit here ▸ http://bit.ly/1exOL9h WebRTC Journal ▸Home A survey by TokBox found that the WebRTC adoption rate among small organizations is growing quickly where over 25% of developers say it is important for their work. WebRTC Summit will feature two full days of technical... (more)

Data Virtualization Q&A: What’s It All About

"What's it all about, Alfie?" is the first line in the Burt Bacharach sixties classic, Alfie. This lyric came to mind as I reflected back on the over sixty articles I have written on data virtualization over the past few years. These cover nearly every angle on data virtualization including use cases, business benefits, technology, financial justification and more.  Yet, with all this abundance, perhaps readers would value one article that answers the call, "What's it all about?" What Is Data Virtualization? Simply put, data virtualization is an agile data integration method that ... (more)

OpenStack Keeps VMware Waiting

VMware, Intel and NEC are still waiting to hear if their applications to join the open source OpenStack Foundation as dues-paying Gold members have been accepted. VMware’s surprise application is considered a particular coup for the fledgling organization since it was positioned as OpenStack’s proprietary opposition. The foundation reportedly ran out of time at its first board meeting last week and although it ran seven hours the applications were last on its agenda and so it might take until its next meeting in mid-October for the applications to be cleared. It is unclear wha... (more)

The New Virtualization By @Docker | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Containerization Is More than the New Virtualization Download slides ▸ Here How Docker Quickly Advanced Development of an 'Internet of Things' Application ▸ Here Docker offers a new, lightweight approach to application portability. Applications are shipped using a common container format and managed with a high-level API. Their processes run within isolated namespaces that abstract the operating environment independently of the distribution, versions, network setup, and other details of this environment. This "containerization" has often been nicknamed "the new virtualization." ... (more)

Management Software for Linux Virtualization Made Available

Convirture has released ConVirt Enterprise Cloud - software that manages virtualized datacenters and cloud deployments built on KVM and Xen virtual machines. ConVirt Enterprise Cloud provides a set of sophisticated tools capable of managing an entire virtual and cloud infrastructure from a single console, including private clouds, hybrid clouds, traditional virtual machines as well as public cloud resources such as Amazon EC2. "As we developed this product and worked with our beta customers, we kept hearing the same thing again and again: customers are concerned about the poten... (more)

Virtualization and Cloud Management Software Certified for Open Source OS

Convirture announces that its ConVirt virtualization and cloud management software, which is used by companies worldwide to manage large variety of virtual and cloud environments based on the KVM and Xen hypervisors, is now certified to run on the following operating systems: CentOS 6.0 RedHat Enterprise Linux 6.0 Ubuntu 10.04 LTS SUSE SLES 11 SP1 In addition, ConVirt now supports management of cloud services including: Amazon EC2 OpenStack 1.0 Eucalyptus 2.0.2 A complete list of all the virtualization and cloud platforms that can be managed using ConVirt can be found at: www.convi... (more)