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Using AWS Honeycode to Create Codeless Apps, Part 2

After previously explaining how to create a workbook that could be used as the basis for creating a custom application, Brien Posey now shows you what the actual application development process looks like.

Hands on with VMware Horizon 8 (2006)

The two biggest changes in Horizon 8 are that it now includes instant clones as a standard feature, and the capability to use Horizon 8 in public clouds.

Research Shows Cloud Giants Lead Huge Database Exodus from On-Premises

The usual cast of cloud giant characters tops the list of cloud database management systems in a new report from research firm Gartner, which is charting a rapid shift to the cloud.

AWS Advances Containers on Four Fronts

Amazon web Services (AWS) announced four new advances for containers on its cloud computing platform during this week's re:Invent conference.

Using AWS Honeycode to Create Codeless Apps, Part 1

Brien Posey shows how to use this AWS service that lets you take a drag-and-drop approach to application development, allowing for the creation of apps without ever writing a single line of code.

Research Reveals What's Hindering Hybrid Cloud Adoption

For the third year in a row, research commissioned by Nutanix indicates the hybrid model is preferred by enterprises for cloud computing. However, adoption of hybrid -- a mix of both public and private cloud platforms -- remains relatively flat.

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Managing Amazon EC2 Key Pairs From the Command Line

Brien Posey shows how to access EC2 virtual machine instances through the use of key pairs via the AWS CLI or PowerShell.

Take Five with Tom Fenton: Takeaways from KubeCon North America 2020

Tom notes new members for the Cloud Native Computing Foundation and covers new goodies from Kioxia, Diamanti, Kasten and more.

Setting Up and Working with Amazon WorkSpaces, Part 4

After previously detailing how to set up WorkSpaces using Simple AD for Active Directory, services, Tom Fenton looks at some available tools to monitor WorkSpaces.

VMware Blockchain Debuts

Originally announced as a beta in 2018, it is now commercially available to help organizations build business networks and deploy business-critical decentralized applications.

Setting Up and Working with Amazon WorkSpaces, Part 3

Tom Fenton shows how to set up Active Directory services for his newly created WorkSpaces and deploy them.

COVID-19 Fuels Cloud Computing Spending Boom

One of the few bright spots in the enterprise IT space recently has been cloud computing, which has seen increased spending since the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic that, among other things, caused a massive shift to work-from-home schemes across the country.

VMware Updates Virtual Cloud for 'Modern Network Framework'

VMware announced updates to its Virtual Cloud Network, which it said embodies the idea of a "Modern Network framework" for the "new normal" of cloud and datacenter networking.

Setting Up and Working with Amazon WorkSpaces, Part 2

After previously writing about different options available to use Active Directory services with WorkSpaces, Tom Fenton details how he set up his WorkSpace.

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BT Unveils New Cloud Network Services, Starting with VMware SD-WAN

British telco and networking provider BT announced new cloud-optimized managed networking services that leverage software-defined networking (SDN), with the first such offering based on VMware SD-WAN.

Building a Desktop-as-a-Service Environment in the AWS Cloud, Part 2: Create a WorkSpace

After previously stepping through how to create an Active Directory environment, Brien Posey continues the discussion by showing you how to create the actual WorkSpace.

Report: SD-WAN Evolves from DIY to Businesswide Fabric from Partners

Analyst firm Forrester Research is out with a new report on the software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) movement, which it says has evolved from an early do-it-yourself (DIY) approach to one that enlists industry service providers as partners for businesswide fabric implementations.

IBM Expands Hybrid Cloud Initiative with 5G Push

Having gone all in on the hybrid cloud, IBM is expanding its new initiative with a partnership push to roll out 5G wireless implementations as part of the new IBM Cloud for Telecommunications.

Setting Up and Working with Amazon WorkSpaces, Part 1

Tom Fenton begins a series of how-to articles about the Desktop-as-a-Service solution, Amazon WorkSpaces, which usually requires Active Directory (AD) services delivered to WorkSpaces desktops. Here, he outlines various methods to deliver AD services to WorkSpaces desktops.

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Review: An Ultra Secure Flash Drive for Remote Workers

For organizations looking to maintain data security amid the work-from-home movement, Tom Fenton reviews the 16GB datAshur BT 16GB flash drive, which can be unlocked via Bluetooth from a cell phone, and, more importantly, has remote management functionality for enterprise use.