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10 tools to make Kubernetes management easier

Take advantage of these third-party projects to simplify Kubernetes app definitions, enhance the CLI and monitoring, and ease AWS cloud deployments

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How to get real ROI from your move to the cloud

There’s a sunk cost to being in the cloud, and you need a certain percentage of workloads migrated to get the value you actually seek


5 principles of monitoring microservices

Microservices offer a new way to build, deliver, and manage enterprise applications, but they also require a different approach for how devops monitor their systems and the data that gives them insight to overall health

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Cosmos DB review: Database for a small planet

Multi-model Azure database combines global reach and a choice of five consistency models, allowing you to trade off cost for consistency

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The intangibles of picking a public cloud

A CIO's viewpoint of the costs and capabilities that can make or break a favorable outcome

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Why hybrid cloud bursting went nowhere

Cloud bursting was all the rage when talking about the hybrid cloud years ago. Today, almost nobody is talking about it

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Is serverless computing a game-changer for the relational database market?

From monolithic database servers to no database servers at all. Can the serverless computing paradigm change the landscape for relational databases technologies as well?

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Big data analytics: The cloud-fueled shift now under way

Public clouds are the future of enterprise big data analytics, and their use is creating the unified platform needed to fully gain its value

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Feds’ cloud adoption failures are a warning for the private sector

Washington, D.C., might be a very different place than an average enterprise, but its cloud adoption struggle still has teachable moments for us all—starting with age

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Docker tutorial: Get started with Docker swarm mode

Learn how to create and manage Docker container clusters the easy way, with Docker’s native orchestration tool

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Multicloud’s hidden trade-off: Greater security risk

Multicloud is great, so here is how to ensure ensuring that you're not giving up security for its increased flexibility

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Azure Logic Apps: The IFTTT or Quick Basic for the serverless era

Microsoft’s Logic Apps gives you a no-code development environment for basic workflow-driven application integration

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What IT needs to know about cloud economics: applications

The application itself shapes the costs involved in managing and possibly migrating software and infrastructure to the cloud

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GDPR and the cloud: What you need to know

The new data regulations from Europe will cause issues for enterprises that use cloud computing. Here is what you need to know to stay out of trouble

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Devops is essential to the cloud, and to its payoff

It used to be that enterprises saw devops as an optional component of their cloud approach. But smart ones now know it is essential

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Cloud migration: The pros and cons of a common platform

Heterogeneity in the datacenter can be enormous, so it's tempting to use a cloud migration to standardize on one platform. If only it were that easy

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Get started with Google Go in Azure

Microsoft gives Go developers a set of Azure SDKs for Visual Studio, Azure Stack, and Azure itself

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What the ‘versatilist’ trend means for IT staffing

Gartner predicts that IT staff will have fewer technical roles available to them as the cloud gains traction. That’s just not true

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