Modern Applications Powered by Modern Architectures with Dell Technologies and VMware

first_imgThe global economy is going digital. According to IDC, 60 percent of the global GDP will be digital by 2022. Applications are driving this digital transformation. These applications need to scale quickly to potentially millions of users, be available worldwide, manage large amounts of data, and respond in milliseconds. They cover wide-ranging use cases, including web and mobile backends, IoT applications, AI/ML workloads, batch processing, PaaS solutions, micro-service backends, and more.To meet these requirements, modern applications are built with a combination of new architecture paradigms, operational models, and software delivery processes. They allow businesses to innovate faster while reducing risk, time to market, and total cost of ownership. These modern applications are typically based on containers and micro-services to increase agility and time to market.With the recent release of vSphere 7.0 and VCF 4.0, VMware updated vSphere for modern application development through the introduction of vSphere for Kubernetes, which provides native Kubernetes support in the VMware vCenter-vSphere environment. This makes the industry’s leading virtualization platform a unified environment for virtualized and containerized workloads. With VMware Cloud Foundation and Tanzu Mission Control, customers can easily deploy these workloads across a hybrid cloud environment and provide an agile, robust and proven operational platform for the modern applications.Dell Technologies storage platforms, Dell EMC Unity XT and PowerMax are certified with VMware vSphere 7.0 and VMware Cloud Foundation 4.0 and are “Validated Design” storage solutions of the Dell Technologies Cloud Platform powered by VMware Cloud Foundation. This offers our customers the unmatched combination of best-of-breed infrastructure solutions with the flexibility, economics and consumption model of a hybrid cloud that is ready for modern application architectures and deployment paradigms.VMware vSphere 7.0 allows customers to truly modernize their hybrid cloud as well as seamlessly build and run new cloud-native apps alongside traditional applications using the same familiar, proven infrastructure platform tools. vSphere with Kubernetes integrates Kubernetes into the control plane of vSphere 7, so operating your data center is like operating in a cloud that includes valued infrastructure services. This modernization is achieved merely by updating to vSphere 7. This integration truly heralds a full stack mission-critical modern infrastructure platform. And Dell Technologies not only offers a fully integrated hyperconverged infrastructure platform to run this software defined data center (SDDC), but also integrates with best of breed, mission-critical external storage components (e.g. Dell EMC Unity XT and PowerMax) within it. Customers can now modernize their most mission-critical applications by implementing as a containerized solution while retaining the scalable, resilient storage architectures they have always depended on. Thus, the combination of VMware and Dell Technologies solutions herald a new era for our joint customers in their application and infrastructure modernization journey.Learn more about VMWare vSphere 7.0 here, Dell EMC Unity XT here, and PowerMax here.last_img read more

Biden wins big endorsements but gets little air time

first_imgIs it time for the Democrats to worry? Kyle Kondik, a political analyst at the University of Virginia, says no.”Biden wants to make this election more of a referendum on Trump,” Kondik told AFP.”That Trump dominates the news while Biden doesn’t is not a problem for this kind of strategy, because Trump’s domination of the news is not at this point broadening Trump’s own level of support.”Indeed, in her endorsement, Pelosi hailed Biden as a man of “empathy, grace and courage” and “a leader with the humility to seek expertise in science and the confidence to act on it” — a pointed bid to draw a contrast with Trump. Accusation Biden has more than his relative absence from the headlines to tackle — a former staffer has accused him of sexually assaulting her years ago, a claim his team firmly denies.Tara Reade, who had previously accused the 77-year-old of unwanted touching, expanded on her claims in March, saying he assaulted her in August 1993.In the past month, she has repeated her story to several media outlets, and has reportedly filed a complaint with Washington police, which does not name Biden. “This absolutely did not happen,” Biden spokeswoman Kate Bedingfield said on April 13. “It is untrue.”The campaign has not made any new statements on the issue since that time. When AFP asked on Monday for comment, the team referred to the past statement.Other women have accused Biden of touching or embracing them inappropriately in the past, and Reade’s initial claims were similar — less severe than her most recent allegations.The New York Times reported that it had interviewed Reade on multiple occasions, along with her friends and others who worked for Biden in the early 1990s. According to the Times, no former Biden staffers corroborated her account, and a pattern of misconduct was not uncovered.A friend said Reade had told her about the alleged assault at the time. A second friend said Reade told her in 2008 of a traumatic experience while working in Biden’s office.Reade said she had also related the incident to her brother.More than a dozen women have accused Trump of sexual misconduct before he became president, including a writer who claims he raped her in a Manhattan department store. Topics : “As we face coronavirus, Joe Biden has been a voice of reason and resilience with a clear path to lead us out of this crisis,” she said.center_img Democrats rally behind Biden More than 2,500 lawmakers, officials and community leaders have rallied behind Biden, his campaign team said Monday. Of course, the biggest endorsement of them all came from Biden’s former boss Barack Obama, who is still extremely popular among Democrats. He also won the backing of his former rivals, including leading progressives senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. Biden will not be officially designated as the Democratic Party’s candidate until its convention, postponed to August, and the early rally to the cause by party grandees is rare.Hillary Clinton was not declared the candidate until June 2016.But the advantage Biden might have earned — especially in terms of making up fundraising ground against Trump — has been effectively neutralized by the coronavirus pandemic.Biden is locked down at his home in Delaware, where he built a makeshift studio in his basement for his television appearances. He even launched a podcast.On campaigning in a more traditional way, a Biden advisor told AFP: “He would very much enjoy that if it was at all possible right now, but we are always careful to follow the guidance of health officials.”But Trump is everywhere in the media, in large part thanks to his daily virus briefings over the past month. Even other Democrats like Pelosi and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo are getting more air time.And Trump’s Republicans are openly mocking Biden, saying he seems to be a hostage in his own home.Of course, the incumbent’s briefings are not always registered in the win column, as last week’s disastrous statements about injecting disinfectant have shown. Confined to his home to respect anti-virus measures and facing an accusation of sexual assault, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden is finding it hard to get his message across in a country laser-focused on the health crisis.The former vice president has won a series of major endorsements — the latest came from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday — but has had to rely on late-night appearances and virtual town halls to make his voice heard.Meanwhile, President Donald Trump is front and center every day as the nation combats the global pandemic and haltingly moves down the path to reopening the economy.last_img read more

Roundup

first_imgCrimes against propertyAt 2:32 P.M. on Sept. 19, a staff member at the University Park Campus Public  Safety Office reported his safety vest missing.Miscellaneous incidentsat 7:00 a.m. on Sept. 19, DPS officers detained a man suspected of pulling on car door handles. The man was arrested for possessing a pipe with residue of a controlled substance in it.at 8:05 a.m. on Sept. 19, DPS and the Los Angeles Fire Department  responded to an activated third floor fire alarm at Blanche & Frank R. Seaver Student Residence Hall. The alarm was activated by smoke from burnt food. The building was cleared for re-entry.at 10:12 a.m. on Sept. 19, a female reported that her husband, who should not be driving due to his medical conditions, had left the Healthcare Consultation Center in their vehicle. DPS could not find the man, but he returned home unharmed.at 1:17 a.m. on Sept. 20, DPS officers assisted a non-USC female who could not locate friends in possession of her property. The officers helped the woman find her friends and transported her to the airport so she could be on time for  her airline flight.at 3:23 a.m. on Sept. 20, DPS officers examined a student who had injured his finger with a table saw while working on a project at the Ray and Nadine Watt Hall of Architecture and Fine Arts. The officers transported the student to the Good Samaritan Hospital.at 4:01 a.m. on Sept. 20, an intoxicated student was detained by DPS for obstructing traffic and jay walking at the intersection of 30th Street and Figueroa Street. He was cited to Judicial Affairs for his uncooperative behavior. The following incidents were reported in the USC Dept. of Public Safety incident report summary between Thursday, Sept. 19, and Friday, Sept. 20. last_img read more