Moving to the cloud: What you’re really worried about

So we’re talking about cloud computing, specifically the question, “What are my real concerns when I move my applications/platform/infrastructure to the cloud?” Bandwidth. Productivity means people aren’t waiting for a sluggish interface to respond. Do you have a T1 now? What’s its utilization? Because you may be moving up to a T3. Already on an …

HP-UX: a fading star

I have to admit HP-UX is growing on me. It’s prevalent in medical environments, primarily in imaging applications like MRI. So maybe it’s no accident that the 60-pound workstations are called the Visualize series: they come with serious DVI video cards, run Fast SCSI for their drives, run a tightly-integrated 64-bit Unix on HP’s PA-RISC …