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Are Fake Applications 'Pwning' Your Business?

Whether you call them "Illicit consent grants" or "fake OAuth applications," these threats should be taken seriously, says Paul Schnackenburg, who shows you just how to protect your organization.

Using vCenter Server with a Raspberry Pi

In part 3 of a series, Tom Fenton shows how to add VMware Tools to a Linux Virtual Machine (VM) running on the Pi, use vCenter Server to manage the device, and then create a Fedora VM and add a USB Gigabit ethernet adapter.

Building a Desktop-as-a-Service Environment in the AWS Cloud, Part 1

Brien Posey shows how to deploy an AWS based Active Directory infrastructure, and how to then create a Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) deployment that leverages that cloud-based directory.

Adding a USB Datastore and Creating a VM on ESXi on Arm

After previously writing about installing ESXi on Arm on a Raspberry Pi, Tom Fenton walks through the process of using a USB flash drive as a local datastore on the Pi.

Cloud/Container Skills Top Open Source Jobs Report

Meanwhile, DevOps pros are in the most sought-after job role.

Using AWS Comprehend for Document Classification, Part 2

After previously demonstrating how to create a CSV file that can be used to create a custom classifier for the AWS Comprehend natural language processing service, Brien Posey shows how to use that file to build and train the classifier, along with how to create a document classification job.

What Matters to Developers Choosing Cloud? Pricing and Support/Documentation

Developer-centric research firm SlashData published a new report indicating pricing is the No. 1 factor in choosing or rejecting a cloud computing technology, followed by support/ documentation.

Microsoft Unveils Kubernetes Tool Akri for Working with Edge Devices

Microsoft announced a new open source tool called Akri for helping Kubernetes find and work with edge devices, such as sensors, controllers and microcontroller units (MCUs).

Installing ESXi on Raspberry Pi , Part 1

After earlier discussing VMware's ESXi on Arm Fling, Tom Fenton details an overview of his experience installing it.

Using AWS Comprehend for Document Classification, Part 1

Brien Posey shows how to use the Comprehend natural language processing service to classify documents based on their content, building a custom classifier to identify spam.

VMware Horizon 7.13 Released

VMware recently announced the availability of what is probably the last release of Horizon 7: Horizon 7.13. The EOL of Horizon 7 is to be expected as Horizon 8 was released earlier this year.

Google Cloud Development Updates: Functions Service, Container Building

The GCP, continually fighting AWS and Azure for cloud development market share, recently announced updates to its Cloud Functions service for serverless computing, along with a new offering for building container images.

ESXi on Arm

VMware has been teasing ESXi on Arm for years, and the community is excited to see that VMware has finally delivered on this promise, albeit in a Fling format.

Firm Adds Voice Commands for SD-WAN Management

Windstream Enterprise has added the ability to use voice commands with its software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) offering.

Companies, Workers Struggle with Post-Pandemic 'New Normal'

Worker safety is the paramount concern amid rampant COVID-19, but companies and workers are increasingly struggling with questions about permanent remote work in the post-pandemic "new normal."

IBM Goes All In on Hybrid Cloud/AI, Will Spin Off Managed Infrastructure

IBM announced it's splitting into two companies, one focused on hybrid cloud computing and artificial intelligence (AI) and one on managed infrastructure services.

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AWS Dominates HPC User Ratings Survey for Cloud Platforms

It was almost a clean sweep for Amazon Web Services (AWS) as the top-rated cloud computing platform in a High Performance Computing (HPC) end-user survey.

Microsoft Pays Out $374,300 for Azure Sphere IoT Security Bounties

Microsoft announced it paid out $374,300 in bounties to researchers as part of a program to further solidify its Azure Sphere IoT security solution.

Take 5: VMworld 2020

Tom Fenton lists his top five takeaways from VMworld this year.

Choosing Between Virtual Desktop Infrastructure or Hosted Desktop Infrastructure

Amid the massive work-from-home surge, Tom Fenton says organizations planning for long-term remote work may be better off with VDI, while those who will see workers returning to their offices may like an HDI scheme.