Cloud Computing


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.

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.

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.

VMworld Kick-Off: It's All About the Cloud

Here's a round-up of cloud related news as VMware starts its three-day online virtual event.

Security in Focus at Ignite 2020

Paul Schnackenburg details the security-related news coming out of the Microsoft Ignite 2020 event, ranging from Microsoft 365 Defender to Azure Sentinel to Azure Active Directory (AAD) and much more.

Working With AWS Regions in Windows PowerShell

Brien Posey explains how to address problems caused when your EC2 instances happen to be in a different region from the one that AWS Tools for PowerShell is configured to use.

'Bridge to Kubernetes' Leads Container News at Ignite 2020

As befits one of the most popular open source projects of all time, Kubernetes received its fair share of attention during this week's Microsoft Ignite 2020 event, led by Bridge to Kubernetes reaching general availability.

Microsoft's Low-Code Power Apps Leans on Azure Cloud

The Azure cloud computing platform is dominating news coming out of the ongoing Microsoft Ignite 2020 developer/IT pro event, even extending to low-code application development with the company's Power Apps offering.

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What's New for Azure at Microsoft's Ignite Event

At Microsoft these days, it seems to be: "The answer is Azure. What's the question?" The cloud computing platform was once again front and center as the company's Ignite developer/IT event kicked off this week.

Google Cloud API Gateway for Serverless Computing in Public Beta

Google Cloud announced a public beta of an API Gateway used for its serverless computing scheme in which the cloud platform takes care of infrastructure setup and management.

Amazon Is Top Tech Employer Amid Pandemic in Q2 2020, Report Says

Some of the top occupations that Amazon is looking to hire include software developer, network engineer, program manager and systems engineer.

Firm Ranks Multicloud Container Development Platforms

Forrester Research published a new report on multicloud container development platforms (MCDPs), a growing enterprise approach in new-age cloud computing.

VMware Adds Tanzu to vSphere for Quick Kubernetes Onramp

Among several new product updates announced by VMware this week is VMware vSphere 7 Update 1, which further integrates its mainstay virtualization platform with Tanzu, the company's Kubernetes offering.

Red Hat Marketplace Opens for Hybrid, Multicloud Environments

Aiming to provide a one-stop-shop for hybrid, multicloud and on-premises environments, Red Hat and IBM teamed up to offer the Red Hat Marketplace, now in general availability.

Cloud vs. Virtualization: What's the Difference?

A recent online tech event about cost considerations for virtualization and cloud computing started out with the basics by explaining exactly what the difference is between the two, especially pertinent to readers of this publications which happens to be named <i>Virtualization & Cloud Review</i>.

Cloud Research Report Addresses 'Hard Questions' Caused by COVID-19

Like it has for years, Gartner's Magic Quadrant report on cloud computing platforms lists the same three vendors at the top -- AWS, Microsoft and Google -- but there is one new factor in the mix: COVID-19.

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Remote Work: Providing Access to Internal Web Content via Amazon WorkLink, Part 2

After using step-by-step instructions and screenshots to detail how to create a WorkLink fleet amid the COVID-19 remote work surge, Brien Posey wraps up the discussion by showing you the remainder of the configuration process.