Cloud database and cloud infrastructure people need to talk

Cloud database and cloud infrastructure people need to talk

Hoping to increase speed and agility, most people want to decouple databases and infrastructure in their cloud computing solutions. That's a bad idea.

Could you survive a cloud architecture walkthrough?

Could you survive a cloud architecture walkthrough?

Someone could soon show up at your office to spend weeks second-guessing your cloud technology and architecture choices. Here's how to deal with the findings.

The evolution of public clouds will benefit enterprises

The evolution of public clouds will benefit enterprises

The writing is on the wall. Most enterprise IT solutions will be multicloud, and cloud resources will be abstracted and commoditized.

3 creative ways to obtain cloud talent

3 creative ways to obtain cloud talent

If your company needs more cloud skills and recruiting is too slow, look outside the box to build the right cloud team.

Cloud-native apps don’t have to stay DRY

Cloud-native apps don’t have to stay DRY

Many of those designing microservices and service-based architectures are focusing a bit too much on reuse. ‘Don’t repeat yourself’ is not always good advice.

Cloud costs not optimized? That’s on you

Cloud costs not optimized? That’s on you

If your company's public cloud computing bills are out of control, it's time to establish some controls.

How to change your career to cloud computing

How to change your career to cloud computing

New cloud gigs mean more money and even more fun. Be savvy about how you acquire the right skills.

Don’t be a ransomware victim

Don’t be a ransomware victim

The growing number of attacks could threaten your cloud deployments. An approach of 'find, respond, and recover' can better protect your systems.

Why cloud will continue to explode post-COVID

Why cloud will continue to explode post-COVID

Many expect the cloud boom to level out after the masks go away. However, the pandemic may have caused a permanent shift in thinking, and for new reasons.

Cloud lock-in is real

Cloud lock-in is real

Lock-in is the dirty little secret of public cloud computing. Cloud engineers have whispered it for years, but more and more people are speaking up now.

6 features your cloudops tool must have

6 features your cloudops tool must have

A cloudops technology stack is easier to define than to design. Here are 6 capabilities to look for.

Cloud security is still a work in progress

Cloud security is still a work in progress

Everyone believes they have the magic cloud security solution, but many problems require bigger thinking.

Are cloud-native ops tools right for multicloud?

Are cloud-native ops tools right for multicloud?

The hyperscalers now offer multicloud ops tools. Cloud-native tools sound good in theory, but here are a few other things to keep in mind.

3 signs of an overengineered enterprise cloud solution

3 signs of an overengineered enterprise cloud solution

Overloaded and overcomplicated cloud solutions are 2021’s silent epidemic.

Deal with supply chain issues using cloud computing

Deal with supply chain issues using cloud computing

As the pandemic winds down, we learn what we did right and wrong with supply chain management. Many are now bolstering their supply chains with cloud computing.

Complexity is the biggest threat to cloud success and security

Complexity is the biggest threat to cloud success and security

Just when we thought cloud computing could take a post-pandemic victory lap, we now face the largest challenge to date.

The public cloud could evolve like streaming services

The public cloud could evolve like streaming services

More competition and commoditization in the public cloud’s marketplace may create a model more like Netflix and Apple TV.

Is it possible to automate all of cloud operations?

Is it possible to automate all of cloud operations?

As automation gets better and humans withdraw from the process, we could achieve almost 100% automation of cloudops and secops in just a few short years.

Finding shareable solution patterns in cloud architecture

Finding shareable solution patterns in cloud architecture

Want to stop reinventing the wheel? Find patterns of solutions that can be repeated in multiple projects.

Most cloud security problems breathe

Most cloud security problems breathe

Humans are more of a problem for cloud security than we think. Here’s how to deal with the walking, talking risks to cloud data theft.

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