Cloud Computing

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Users review API management tools

Developers weigh in on the pros and cons of API managers from Apigee, CA, IBM, Microsoft, Mulesoft, OpenLegacy, Oracle, and Tibco

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Cloud migrations: Don’t settle for just some operational savings

The transformative nature of cloud computing makes it an effective weapon for owning your market

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Database decisions: AWS has changed the game for IT

Enterprises are figuring out that they likely need different database engines to power different parts of their applications. AWS has figured that out, too

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Cross-cloud software development comes to Azure

Cloud-native apps built on Kubernetes can run anywhere. Now, with Open Service Broker, they can also use services hosted in public clouds such as Azure

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The intangibles of picking a public cloud: the board of directors' viewpoint

While cloud costs are crucial to a healthy EBITDA, these costs will be insignificant if topline growth is stalled or a future funding event is impacted

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How to use Azure Redis Cache in C#

Take advantage of the distributed, low-latency Azure Redis Cache to scale your .Net application beyond limits

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Google Cloud tutorial: Get started with Google Cloud

From virtual machines and Kubernetes clusters to serverless functions and machine learning APIs — how to navigate Google’s cloud riches

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3 mistakes we made moving to a microservices architecture

During our move away from a monolithic architecture, we came up with three sources of friction in our microservices migration. We also developed ways to address them

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Beware these 2 barriers to successful cloud migration

Cloud migration gets harder the farther down you go on the list of applications to migrate, and two issues occur frequently that can lead to failure

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What is Kubernetes? Container orchestration explained

How the Kubernetes open source project from Google makes containerized applications astonishingly easy to deploy, scale, and manage

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Smart cities need the cloud—and vice versa

New data from IDC shows that smart cities are exploding, and the cloud is driving most of that growth

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If it’s microservices vs. megaclouds, who wins?

In the battle between microservices and megaclouds, digital leaders need to assess which model will truly help them become industry leaders

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Don’t get surprised by the cloud’s data-egress fees

Moving your data out of a public cloud, even for normal transactions, costs you real money for every gigabyte. Here’s how to minimize the price

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8 critical items to selecting a cloud provider

Significant due diligence process is required to ensure selection of the best cloud service for your business needs

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Is the cloud the key to democratizing AI?

How cloud services are springing up to offer AI to companies that may otherwise lack the skills

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12 Kubernetes distributions leading the container revolution

Kubernetes and containers are changing how applications are built, deployed, and managed. These distros are leading the charge

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What’s new in Kubernetes containers

The latest Kubernetes update pushes new storage features into beta and debuts an automated process for managing project issue life cycles

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HCI? HC why?

If you're looking at changing the way you deliver your IT infrastructure with a more automated, simplified delivery mechanism, try looking at this new breed of HCI.

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Why IoT security should keep you up at night

Recent data shows that although cloud computing security is still a priority, IoT security is not

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Skip containers and do serverless computing instead

Container technologies like Docker are very powerful, but require talent you can’t get. Serverless computing provides the same benefits—with talent you can actually get

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