Tag: Cloud

How DevOps and security teams can get along better

How DevOps and security teams can get along better

Are we stuck in a rut? DevOps – Agile software development has been with us for nearly two decades since the original Manifesto was published. Software development and IT teams all strive for better software that responds to customer needs, broadly in line with the principles of agile. However, there are still problems that exist…
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What The Heck Is AIOps?

What The Heck Is AIOps?

A quick primer on the new technology rewiring IT—and why you need to get onboard. AIOps – Consider the cloud. The term has been with us since the 1990s, but perhaps first entered the public consciousness back in 2010, when Microsoft launched its “We’re All In” ad campaign to raise awareness of its cloud computing…
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The Next Evolutionary Step For Cloud Computing

The Next Evolutionary Step For Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing – What do The Flintstones, Barack Obama and cloud computing all have in common? They were all born in the swinging ’60s! You may think cloud computing is a relatively new concept, but its origins lie with ARPANET, the foundation for the modern network. Cloud computing has evolved over time, and today, the…
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Europe's cloud computing plan won't do much to scare the US giants

Europe’s cloud computing plan won’t do much to scare the US giants

Europe wants to build its own cloud computing giants, but without greater clarity and a lot more ambition it isn’t likely to get very far. Cloud Computing – AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud together now comfortably account for over half of the global cloud infrastructure market, but it takes more than that to stop…
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Build Vs Buy: The ongoing enterprise software dilemma

Build Vs Buy: The ongoing enterprise software dilemma

Why DevOps is (still) a work in progress

Why DevOps is (still) a work in progress

DevOps was supposed to fix everything, right? Okay well maybe not everything, but the coming together of Dev (developers) and Ops (operations) under the umbrella that is DevOps was meant to give us a new way of building software with greater team proximity that would ultimately result in better end products for the user. Don’t…
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Cloud (In)security: Protecting Your Business Across Multiple Platforms

Cloud (In)security: Protecting Your Business Across Multiple Platforms

Depending on how much of a formalist you are, cloud computing (aka network-based computing) was invented in the 1960s by Joseph Carl Robnett Licklider who was working on Arpanet or in 2006 when Google CEO Eric Schmidt used the term “cloud computing” at an industry conference. It turns out, 2006 was also the year that…
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Improve cloud performance with these 3 tips

Improve cloud performance with these 3 tips

Cloud systems too slow? Before you provision more resources, try these engineering fixes Those who face cloud computing performance issues are quick to simply increase the number of resources that an underperforming workload has available. This means adding more storage to deal with storage I/O performance, adding more cores/CPUs to deal with processor-bound workloads, or…
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Use modern cloud security best practices

Use modern cloud security best practices

Enterprises still worry about the security of cloud and if migrating will put data at risk. Explore modern methods, technologies and tools that help strengthen cloud environments. Security – There are mixed opinions about whether the cloud is more secure for many organizations. The biggest difference between cloud security and traditional on-prem security is the…
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Lawmakers urge Trump to take reins of massive Pentagon-Amazon cloud computing deal

Lawmakers urge Trump to take reins of massive Pentagon-Amazon cloud computing deal

President Trump is facing growing pressure to step in and halt his favorite corporate punching bag, Amazon, from securing a historic, $10 billion contract to lead the Pentagon’s 21st-century cloud computing efforts. With Amazon rival Oracle Corp. expected to argue in court Wednesday that the entire bidding process has been marred by conflicts of interest…
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