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What's New in VMware Horizon 8 v2106 & v2103

Tom Fenton highlights new features and functionality in the secure, multi-cloud desktop and app virtualization platform.

How Microsoft 365 Defender Integrates Security Services

Paul Schnackenburg takes a look at how Microsoft 365 Defender integrates several different security technologies into a single console.

Cybersecurity Threatscape: Ransomware Reigns, Accounting for 63% of Malware

"In Q1, they demanded astronomical ransoms and refined their arsenal, including adding new ways to hide from security tools."

Preventing Configuration Drift for AWS Resources, Part 2: Checking Compliance

After earlier explaining how to use AWS Config to create rules that could determine whether or not a given resource is in compliance with your organizational mandates, Brien Posey now shows how to check to see if a resource is in compliance.

IBM Open Sources Framework to Quicken AI on Hybrid Clouds

The new CodeFlare framework simplifies the integration and efficient scaling of Big Data and AI workflows onto the hybrid cloud in order to ease the manual drudgery of setup and configuration.

Preventing Configuration Drift for AWS Resources, Part 1: Creating Rules

As organizations accumulate more and more AWS objects, Brien Posey explains, those objects can become increasingly difficult to manage at scale, so he provides help.

Skills Dearth Hinders Enterprise Kubernetes/Cloud Native Adoption

Canonical published a new cloud native tech report with a focus on Kubernetes, finding that the growing ecosystem has yet to achieve full enterprise adoption, with lack of in-house skills a primary challenge.

Right-Sizing Your AWS Resources

Resource recommendations for EC2 instances, auto scaling groups, Lambda functions and EBS volumes might improve your overall performance and save money.

Azure VM Image Builder Goes GA for Windows and Linux

Microsoft announced Azure VM Image Builder has reached general availability, providing a managed service that reduces the complexity of manually creating virtual machines images -- with associated workflows and pipelines -- for Windows and Linux.

Report: Data Warehouses/Lakes Converge, Go Mainstream in the Cloud

The data warehouse architecture and the data lake design pattern have converged to form a new, richer data architecture, a new report says, and both have already gone mainstream in the cloud.

Surveys Show COVID-19 Stresses on Cloud Costs, Security

The COVID-19 pandemic may be lessening in the U.S., but its effects on enterprise cloud computing costs and security concerns may well linger for a while, new surveys suggest.

Cloud Computing and Open Source: It's Complicated

The years-long friction between the open source camp and cloud computing platforms still lingers, a recent report reveals.

What is dHCI: Part 2: Monitoring a Cluster and Working with vVols

Tom Fenton looks at using ControlUp to monitor a dHCI cluster and how HPE implements vVols on Nimble Storage.

Hands-on with ControlUp Edge DX, Part 3: Gathering Metrics & Creating Custom Reports

Tom Fenton concludes his series by creating a script to gather metrics from devices and then creating a custom report from the information gathered.

VMware Study: Kubernetes Thrives, But Expertise Is Top Challenge

VMware's new Kubernetes study shows the fast-growing open source project continues to thrive, though a lack of expertise is a big challenge for enterprise adoption.

What Is dHCI, Part 1: Topology, Benefits and a Look at HPE's Solution

Tom Fenton discuss disaggregated hyperconverged infrastructure (dHCI), an interesting emerging technology in the datacenter that can address limitations of HCI while still embracing its attractive features.

Hands-on with ControlUp Edge DX, Part 2: Advanced Features

Tom Fenton looks at Edge DX, a new product from ControlUp that was designed to monitor and manage Windows, macOS, Linux and IGEL OS endpoint devices. He explains the information it gathers, how it displays logon and processes to help troubleshoot and diagnose issues that end users might be having.

Migrating On-Premises Applications to AWS, Part 3: Replication, Testing & Final Cutover

Brien Posey completes his 3-part series, including an 18-hour server replication process.

Hands-On with ControlUp Edge DX, Part 1: Architecture & Monitoring

Tom Fenton begins a 3-part series on this new offering, used for monitoring and managing physical devices.

Migrating On-Premises Applications to AWS, Part 2: A Sample App Migration

Brien Posey details how to set up a replication settings template, replication agent and more.