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Davos 2023: Cryptocurrency Rebound Seen, Calls for Global Cybercrime Rules

Davos is seen by some as the place where global elites gather annually to chart how things here on earth will work in the future.

Create a VPC Peering Connection Between AWS Regions

Setting up a peering connection between VPCs in two different regions can help to simplify your disaster recovery efforts.

Introduction to Docker, Part 4: Persistent Storage

Tom examines different ways to store persistent data such as volume and bind mounts (or host volumes).

Research: AWS Edges Ahead in Cloud Database Management Systems

Research firm Gartner's "Magic Quadrant" series of reports on cloud database management systems has long seen a crowded "Leaders" field populated with the usual cast of cloud giants and wannabes, but this year AWS has slightly edged ahead of the pack.

Introduction to Docker, Part 3: Networking

Tom Fenton explains how networking works with containers.

'Disconcerting' Survey Report Reveals Cloud Security Warnings

"Fully 75 percent of respondents say that cloud computing represents the single greatest expansion of the enterprise attack surface in the last 20 years!"

Introduction to Docker, Part 2: Repos and Resource Consumption

After introducing the basics, Tom Fenton looks at the ephemeral nature of container instances and how to use networking and persistent storage with them.

Kasten by Veeam Tops Kubernetes Backup/Data Protection Poll

A new survey-based Kubernetes backup and data protection report shows Kasten by Veeam was identified as a leader in the field, though many respondents couldn't name any organization as a leader.

Introduction to Docker, Part 1: Getting Started

Tom Fenton begins a series on how to install Docker containers on a Linux system while discussing images, performance hits and how to use network/storage with containers.

Hands-On Review of the Maxtang NX6412 Small-Format Computer

Tom Fenton looks at specs, design and build quality before discussing how well this low-priced device performs as a thin client, KVM server, Docker server and repository for edge device data.

Going Carbon-Neutral? Microsoft Has a Tool for That

From Microsoft's "sustainability cloud" to multiple Microsoft 365 emissions dashboards, there are plenty of tools available to businesses to start measuring -- and reducing -- their carbon footprints.

Microsoft Wages Nation-State Cyberwar, Deleting 600 Domains

Microsoft has been busy removing internet domains identified as being criminally used by bad actors, including those sponsored by nations.

Firms Put Worker User Experience Ahead of Security: Report

The longstanding IT balance between usability and security was tipped in favor of the former during the pandemic-driven remote work wave in many organizations, new research indicates.

Research Firm: Top Clouds Use Strong-Arm Tactics 'In a Race to Colonize Enterprises'

"The efforts to colonize enterprises are at odds with most enterprise prerogatives to 'be multicloud' with respect to sourcing strategies."

State of Blockchain Development Report Ranks 15 Platforms (Non-Cryptocurrency)

"Blockchain technologies have the opportunity to become a foundational technology on which our digital experience sits."

Should Ransomware Payoffs Be Outlawed?

Generally, cybersecurity experts advise stricken enterprises to not pay off the ransom to get their IT systems and data back. Now, one country is considering making that advice actual law.

Cisco Report: Multicloud-Enabled Networks Key to 'Viable Future'

"If a company is to have a viable future, the network needs to be multicloud-enabled, ubiquitous, reliable, secure, and agile."

15 Years in, DevSecOps Lags, with Organizational 'Culture' to Blame

Some 15 years after becoming a thing, DevSecOps is lagging in the enterprise, primarily held back by organizational culture.

Smaller Companies Shine at KubeCon North America 2022

Tom goes to the Motor City and finds not all of the cool Kubernetes innovation is coming from major players.

KubeCon 2022: What It's Like to Attend an In-Person Tech Event Post-Pandemic

Tom, who's a sucker for a good auto museum, finds an upbeat, engaged live crowd with plenty of interesting exhibits and attractions in the Motor City.