For your weekend reading, we present a recap of five noteworthy stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this past week.
Open Cloud Alliance Formed to Answer Germany's Data Privacy Concerns - A group of companies, including IBM, Univention, and Open-Xchange have launched the Open Cloud Alliance with the goal to make it easier for local cloud and hosting providers to offer diverse cloud services on the back of open source technology and to improve data portability. The alliance appears to be a way to address Germany’s data privacy and data sovereignty concerns.
Bill Stein Named Permanent Digital Realty CEO - Digital Realty Trust has named William Stein its permanent CEO. Stein, the company’s CFO, has been at the helm as interim chief executive since resignation of its founding CEO Michael Foust in March.
You May Not Know it, but You Used a Supercomputer Today - The scientific advances enabled by these machines transform the way Americans receive everything from weather reports to medical testing and pharmaceuticals.
Moogsoft Adds Health Monitoring for Docker Containers - Moogsoft, a startup that sells IT monitoring software for DevOps teams, has added the capability to monitor Docker containers and OpenStack clouds to its platform.
Green500: ASUS System World's Most Efficient Supercomputer - November’sGreen500, latest release of the semiannual list of the world’s most energy-efficient supercomputers, named an ASUS supercomputer at the GSI Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion Research in Darmstadt, Germany, as the most efficient.