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Where in the cloud is IT headed?

The cloud permeates all facets of IT -- from applications to infrastructure. To find out how tech leaders are planning their cloud strategy, Insider Pro interviewed hundreds of tech decision-makers.

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What is IaaS? Infrastructure-as-a-service explained

The compute, storage, and networking you’ve long deployed in your data center are now available on demand in the public cloud

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Cloud service review: AWS vs. Microsoft Azure

Real IT users with hands-on cloud services experience compare Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure.

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Get started with Azure hyperscale databases

Microsoft builds on its existing Azure database tool to deliver hyperscale versions of PostgreSQL and Azure SQL

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More reasons to put secure data in the public cloud

The headlines might scare you into keeping data within your firewall, but the cloud is now the safest place. In the future, it may be the only option

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HPE plus MapR: Too much Hadoop, not enough cloud

MapR gives HPE superior big data analytics technology and expertise, but not what HPE needs most

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Taking enterprise databases to your cloud

Most companies have foundational databases. As you move to the cloud, decide if those databases are vintage models or clunkers ready for the scrap heap

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Open source has never been stronger

With cloud companies open-sourcing their innovations, and enterprises increasing participation, open source sustainability is at an all-time high

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What is an API? Application programming interfaces explained

Application programming interfaces hide complexity from developers, extend systems to partners, organize code, and make components reusable

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The best NoSQL databases

Highly flexible and hugely scalable, NoSQL databases offer a range of data models and consistency options to suit your application

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2 things you probably forgot in cloudops planning

Planning an operationally effective cloudops plan is complex. Chances are you missed these two issues

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8 dark secrets of cloud hardware

Where is your code running, what is it running on, and why did it stop? You may never know

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Your cloud-based application could be a profitable product

Enterprises looking to monetize internal application development need to take things to a higher level in the cloud

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Your multicloud strategy is all wrong

Multicloud is supposed to lower costs and increase agility and innovation, but the opposite is true

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13 free tools for API design, development, and testing

These free and free-tier services and open-source utilities will have your API up and running in no time

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State of the cloud in 2019

The cloud is the perennial metatrend of enterprise tech, yet it remains poorly understood. Peek under the hood and today’s real benefits emerge.

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More security partitions is always a good idea

I’m often taken aback by the lack of granularity when it comes to security identity management. Although most security approaches and tools have the capability to partition security domains by people, roles, locations, devices,...

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Coming soon: Eco-friendly data centers | TECH(feed)

As the push for sustainability across all businesses intensifies, so too will the push for greener IT infrastructure. Data centers are notorious for giving off thermal energy and being somewhat energy inefficient. Researchers at Rice...

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