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virtualization sprawl (VM sprawl)

Virtualization sprawl is a phenomenon that occurs when the number of virtual machines (VMs) on a network reaches a point where the administrator can no longer manage them effectively.  More

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"While purchasing departments may have their share of detractors, they have traditionally served a useful function by monitoring the proliferation of servers within a business." -- Scott Feuless

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    What do you call a a billion terabytes?
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    a. yottabyte
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    data sovereignty

    Data sovereignty is the concept that information which has been converted and stored in binary digital form is subject to the laws of the country in which it is located.

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Machine learning, embedded analytics and big data march ahead in 2014

The International Institute for Analytics predicts a banner year for metadata, model management and machine learning in 2014, The Data Mill reports.