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Red Hat Launches JBoss Portal Platform 6 (March 18, 2013)

By the Red Hat JBoss Middleware team

 Today, we’re pleased to announce the availability of JBoss Portal Platform 6, the latest version of our enterprise portal technology. We’re excited about this release as it further builds on the best of what JBoss Portal Platform has to offer the lean portal market – a proven, high-performance solution that gives enterprises the flexibility to build and deploy high impact, targeted self-service applications while leveraging their existing infrastructure and other JBoss investments. Here are a few reasons why you should be paying attention to this newest version of JBoss Portal Platform.

Looking under the hood, customers will see that we built this version on Red Hat’s JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6, which gives JBoss Portal Platform powerful and reliable performance at scale while maintaining an extremely light footprint. This...

Five Must-haves for Enterprise Big Data Storage (February 20, 2013)

The Red Hat Storage Team

 To take complete advantage of big data, enterprises must take a holistic approach and transform their view of storage from a ‘data destination’ to a ‘data platform.’ As a platform for big data and not just a destination for data storage, enterprise storage solutions need to deliver cost-effective scale and capacity; eliminate data migration and incorporate the ability to grow without bound; bridge legacy storage silos; provide global accessibility of data; and protect and maintain the availability of data.

1. Deliver cost-effective scale and capacity To minimize cost, a big data storage platform must take a ‘scale-out’ approach, achieving scale by pooling industry-standard commodity servers and storage devices. This offers not only low costs today, but also the ability to benefit from increased buying power as hardware gets better, faster and cheaper...