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The good and bad of 'zero-touch' cloud operations

We’re getting closer to true zero-touch cloud operations, or so we keep hearing. Take a clear-eyed look at the advantages and disadvantages before jumping in.

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The fundamentals of Kubernetes cost management

Kubernetes cost management is about more than numbers. Culture and collaboration help bring together the expertise for you to achieve Kubernetes cost savings.

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The best way to pursue cloud sustainability

Making your cloud deployment cost-efficient kills two birds with one stone: It saves money and helps your sustainability goals.

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The exploding multicloud management market

The past few years saw the proliferation of multiclouds and tools to manage them. Now it's time to update your strategy to maximize multicloud ROI.

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Make 2023 the year of cloud computing optimization

It’s the week of AWS re:Invent and time for end-of-the-year cloud planning. Hopefully, we’ll see a shift in thinking toward making more effective use of cloud computing.

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What's coming for cloud computing in 2023

Next year may change the cloud world as enterprises face lower budgets and a demand for ROI. It's time for planning and strategy to become the dominant trend.

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What to do in a cloud computing recession

Whether we're in a definite cloud spending downturn or not, strategically using periods of uncertainty can prepare the business for the future.

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What observability means for cloud operations

When you look at your operations data, do you know what you’re seeing? Observability can help you gain more insights from complex cloud deployments.

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Cloud architects are afraid of automation

Automation is one of the greatest gifts to cloud architecture, operations, security, and finops. Yet, many architects still are reluctant to use it. What's so scary?

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The cloud is downturn-proof—maybe

So far, cloud spending is durable through economic turmoil. However, it won’t last forever, especially for enterprises that are not seeing ROI because of poor planning.

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Lift-and-shift cloud migrations are dying

Enterprises have found smarter ways to move workloads to the public cloud. Systems that are better optimized make the most of cloud computing.


Microsoft debuts PostgreSQL support for Cosmos DB, multiple Azure updates

At Microsoft Ignite 2022, the company launched new Azure cloud services including additions to its Dev Box developer environment, PostgreSQL support for Cosmos DB, invite-only access to the DALL·E 2 OpenAI image-generating software,...

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Companies are still waiting for their cloud ROI

Everyone jumped to cloud computing to save money but got the opposite. Cloud ROI will require optimization, finops, and refactoring before it lives up to past promises.

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3 wins and 3 losses for cloud computing

The good, the bad, and the ugly of a decade of cloud computing: Security and agility are definite wins, but cost and complexity are serious drawbacks.

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Are we experiencing cloudflation?

The sticker shock of cloud computing bills has many in the C-suite looking for answers. A solid finops program can close the budget holes and pay for itself.


3 must-haves for your cloud finops program

Finops can show where all your cloud spending goes, but sometimes penny-wise is pound-foolish. Account for human costs and monitor all your clouds.

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Give finops a say over cloud architecture decisions

Prepare for battle in the conference room. A good cloud finops program should review cloud solution architectures to reduce cost and optimize cloud value.


3 reasons cloud computing doesn’t save money

Where are the savings enterprises expected ? A finops program that monitors cloud spending, creates accountability, and optimizes cloud resources will usually solve the problem.

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