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.

What ‘cross-cloud’ architects need to know

What ‘cross-cloud’ architects need to know

As the cloud computing space evolves, the necessary skills do, too. Understanding multiple clouds, security, and governance are the tip of the iceberg.

In search of good cybersecurity

In search of good cybersecurity

With the rise of international threats, enterprises and governments are finally understanding that the most effective information security is in the public cloud.

Defining ‘value’ with cloud architecture

Defining ‘value’ with cloud architecture

How bicycle repair illustrates the concept of value. Understanding value in cloud architecture could mean the difference between success and failure.

Don’t migrate your problems to the cloud

Don’t migrate your problems to the cloud

Many look to cloud computing as the way to fix issues with data and systems, but migrating an existing problem may not be in your best interest.

It's time to get more aggressive with Kubernetes

It's time to get more aggressive with Kubernetes

By now, Kubernetes is pretty mature. It's time to take some risks and develop the next generation of applications. Perhaps we can weaponize it to build a better business.

When not to use edge computing

When not to use edge computing

Enterprises are pushing the edge—edge devices, edge clouds, local systems on the edge. Proceed with your eyes wide open.

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