Multi-tier applications are typically composed of services that span several virtual machine instances. While there is nothing stopping you from creating these EC2 instances in the usual way, AWS gives you the option of using placement groups, which helps you to strategically locate EC2 instances in a way that is beneficial to your workloads.
Tom Fenton does a step-by-step review of the installation and use of NetropyVE 4, a software version of the well-regarded Netropy hardware appliance for WAN emulation and testing.
Tom Fenton demonstrates how to use SMART data on a Windows system to see if a storage drive has been previously used or not.
Cisco, Google, Microsoft and other industry heaveyweights led a chorus of recent announcements from security players large and small as the RSA Conference continues in San Francisco.
Paul Schnackenburg takes a look at just what a "modern desktop" means today in the Microsoft IT camp -- investigating different management approaches that just might improve the lives of you and your end users.
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The new Red Hat OpenStack Platform 16 for cloud computing includes a refined long-life support lifecycle and a commitment to continually infuse open source community innovations via stream releases.
It's good to be a technologist with cloud skills, and even better to have data-wrangling cloud skills.
Platforms for managing multicloud -- private/public cloud -- services and resources are emphasizing security and cost management functionality in a growing market, says research firm Gartner in a new Magic Quadrant report.
Cisco's huge new Annual Internet Report predicts great things for mobile 5G in the next few years but also warns of an increase in the size and frequency of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.
Tom Fenton uses various Linux tools to test the performance of NVMe and SATA SSD hard drives.
GigaSpaces announced that its in-memory analytics processing platform, InsightEdge, is available to Google Cloud Platform (GCP) users as a managed service.
Apcela launched the Arcus Platform to help enterprises extend wide-area networks to multicloud environments, integrating datacenters, branch offices, remote workers and so on with Software-as-a-Service and Internet-as-a-Service providers.
Teradici says its Cloud Access Software is the first third-party virtual desktop solution to integrate with Microsoft Azure Stack, which lets organizations use Azure cloud technology on-premises and elsewhere.
Few companies in the exploding software-defined wide-area networking space have been as busy as security-centric Fortinet lately, as it introduced a new appliance and formed partnerships with Equinix and Amdocs.
Most EC2 instances are not intended to be publicly accessible, being assigned private IP addresses valid only within a specific virtual private cloud. However, sometimes an EC2 instance needs to be accessible to the public, like a web front end that needs to be accessible via the Internet. AWS makes this possible through the use of elastic IP addresses, and here Brien Posey shows you how to do it..
Cloud application monitoring specialist Datadog published a report on AWS Lambda, the cloud giant's serverless computing platform, finding it's enjoying tremendous popularity among AWS users, especially those who are also using containers.
While the AWS lead is huge, reports indicate the cloud giant's growth rate roughly matches the industry average while several competitors are outpacing it, but they have a long way to go to usurp the champion. In the meantime, they have to settle for bigger pieces of an exploding pie.
CloudGenix and CISSDM have teamed up to offer a new enterprise solution for managed software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) and cloud-delivered branch services.
VMware this week announced an update to its per-CPU pricing model that will increase costs for some customers in certain situations.
In the wake of yet another massive cloud data leak, the National Security Agency (NSA) has published "Mitigating Cloud Vulnerabilities" guidance.