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Docker for AWS: Who's it really for?

With several Docker solutions already running on Amazon's cloud, why pick the newly released Docker for AWS? Depends on whether you're a Docker maven or an AWS master

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The WakaWaka Power+ is a durable, lightweight and compact solar charger that is capable of charging virtually any type of smartphone or small electronic device within just a few hours, and providing up to 150 hours of safe,...

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10 key security terms devops ninjas need to know

If devops teams are going to move fast without breaking security, they’ll need to learn key IT security concepts

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Amazon accelerates and simplifies its cloud infrastructure offering

Services offer flexible GPU acceleration, simple virtual private servers and improved compute

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29% off Seagate Expansion 8TB Desktop External Hard Drive USB 3.0

Instantly add space for more files, consolidate all of your files to a single location, or free up space on your computer's internal drive to help improve performance.

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Transform or bust: The future of enterprise IT

Industry thought leader Zorawar Biri Singh offers his vision of the future of the enterprise—and why failing at digital transformation is not a viable option

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3 signs you're on an actual devops team

Devops is a monumental shift from rigid, old-fashioned methodologies. Here are three signs that you're on the right devops track

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Not so crazy after all: 4 Silicon Valley notions IT really likes

It takes a few years for the tech industry's cool ideas to get traction in mainstream IT, although many still don't

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NIST shifts focus of security guidance to ‘engineering'

The National Institute of Standards and Technology adapts existing engineering framework to show how to build security into software and hardware

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In five years, SaaS will be the cloud that matters

To help IT make the mental shift, the cloud industry uses analogs to the datacenter's divisions—but ultimately they'll merge into simply 'services'

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How Docker changes application monitoring

While collecting container metrics from Docker is straightforward, monitoring containerized applications presents many twists and turns

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CoreOS Operators let you run apps at scale with Kubernetes

Even apps that aren't particularly suited to scaling can be brought into Kubernetes' world, but some assembly is required

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Apache Mesos users focus on big data, containers

A survey of users of the orchestration framework shows that they primarily deploy containers and big data apps, especially Spark

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Inside a hyperscale data center (how different is it?)

A tour of Microsoft’s hyperscale data center in Quincy, Wash.,shows how far cloud data centers have come in a decade

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Microsoft shakes up server designs with Project Olympus

Microsoft's next wave of contributions to the Open Compute Project invites speedier collaboration and revision of OCP hardware

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Applying microservices and devops to software documentation

Documentation is an integral part of software, and techniques that make software development more agile and efficient are also applying to documentation

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Best Deals of the Week, October 24th - October 28th - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of October 24th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted.

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Fire up big data processing with Apache Ignite

Apache Ignite brings RDBMS, NoSQL, and Hadoop data sets into memory to deliver huge performance gains

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