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3 multicloud lessons for cloud architects

Designing and deploying a single cloud architecture may not prepare you to take on a multicloud, especially where security and cost optimization are concerned.

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Tech job market is up this year

Despite high-profile threats of layoffs and a dip in job postings in June, the tech market remains strong, especially for data-related skills.

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Security is hard and won’t get much easier

Software systems are complex, and development teams have conflicting goals. Oh, and people are imperfect.

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Don't overengineer your cloud architecture

Too many people are designing cloud architecture that is cool but too complex. The most successful architects use the KISS concept and keep it simple, stupid!

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Traditional architecture still has a place in the cloud

Cloud architects may think they understand abstraction, orchestration, and automation, but these fundamental concepts are still very relevant to cloud computing.

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Security survives the budget axe

All the security funding in the world won’t help if you don’t train your people to patch your software.

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How enterprises can overcome the growing cloud skills shortage

The skills needed to implement and manage cloud services differ substantially from those needed for on-premises applications. This has created a major hurdle for businesses needing to innovate.

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3 strategies for enterprise cloud finops

Set up a cloud business office, automate where possible, and provide visibility into your cloud agreements.

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Optimize your cloud career

Fine-tune your career satisfaction with positions that offer appreciation, growth opportunities, work flexibility, and money, too.

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One significant cost of multicloud

All the time your developers spend figuring out the ins and outs of different clouds is time they can’t spend solving business problems.

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A short guide to cloud computing training and certifications

Wondering how to make your way through the cloud computing training maze? Here’s how to get the most out of training for the least amount of money and time.

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View cloud architecture through a new optimization lens

Just getting a cloud deployment to work is no longer the goal. Focus on new metrics and approaches to build and deploy an optimal solution.

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Overcomplicated cloud solutions are making the skills shortage worse

Cloud architects and hiring managers are shooting themselves in the foot by designing too-complex cloud solutions that need specialized skills.

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Build a cloud culture to attract and keep skilled people

Most enterprises lack the on-staff skills to become as innovative as they'd like. Here are some tricks to attract, retain, and grow the best technology skills.

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The 18 highest paying developer roles in 2021

Some developer jobs command higher salaries than others. Aiming high? See what you can expect to earn in these software developer roles.

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3 things to add to your 2022 cloud to-do list

Cloudops, layered security, and a well-trained staff should all be on your radar for next year.

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How to become a cloud architecture generalist

Experience may be the best teacher, but here are a few good ways to speed up the process.

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3 creative ways to obtain cloud talent

If your company needs more cloud skills and recruiting is too slow, look outside the box to build the right cloud team.

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