No doubt somebody somewhere is pitching an executive about the wonders of robotic IT staff or a data center completely run by HAL or IBM Watson. A better approach for data center managers is to gravitate toward the tangible, obvious implementations.
Intel cautioned against going too far with software techniques to fix the vulnerabilities, implying slowdowns might be the fault of overzealous coders. It praised Google’s fix while withholding any recommendation for Microsoft’s approach.
Critical Thinking: Machine learning promises to usher in a new era of advanced data center management, but many facilities still have a long way to go from arcane, spreadsheet-based management habits to the automation Promised Land.
The greatest noticeable impact will be on servers in corporate on-prem. data centers, Microsoft said, where even small deficits in performance can be magnified because those machines handle a large volume of actions that require talking to the...