Article: Build self-healing IT systems for data resilience

Cloud, Data, Hardware, Software

Build self-healing IT systems for data resilience

Administrators use virtualization to dynamically distribute resources to meet compute and application demands, treating the data center as a single, unified machine. Self-healing IT reallocates resources efficiently via pooled CPU, memory, storage and network bandwidth. Additionally, it automates daily operational tasks, such as VM provisioning and real-time workload distribution.

Another key aspect of self-healing IT systems is the use of network data and algorithms for persistent monitoring. For example, processing and transferring business information as batch data commonly results in errors. However, self-healing IT infrastructures can monitor and repair these types of failures; they assess software and hardware performance and add resources if an application or server shows signs of possible failure.

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Article: Data watchdog awaiting ‘firm answers’ from Facebook over information leak

Cyber-Security, Media

Data watchdog awaiting ‘firm answers’ from Facebook over information leak

THE DATA PROTECTION Commission (DPC) is awaiting further information from Facebook about a data leak impacting 533 million people, many of whom are in the EU.

The data was taken from Facebook by a third party a number of years ago and republished in an unsecure database at the weekend.

It contained records from millions of Facebook users, including phone numbers and email addresses.

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Article: Lawmakers Press Big Tech CEOs on Speech Responsibility

Content Integrity, Governance, Media

pichai speechLawmakers Press Big Tech CEOs on Speech Responsibility

WASHINGTON – The CEOs of social media giants Facebook, Twitter and Google faced a grilling March 25 as lawmakers tried to draw them into admitting responsibility for helping fuel the January insurrection at the U.S. Capitol and rising COVID-19 vaccine misinformation.

In a hearing by the House Energy and Commerce Committee, lawmakers pounded Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg; Sundar Pichai, the Indian American CEO of Google, which owns YouTube; and Twitter chief Jack Dorsey over their content policies, use of consumers’ data and media use by young children.

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