Cloud Computing


AWS Launches New Cert for DevOps Engineers

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Inc. on Thursday introduced a new DevOps certification for IT pros.

Midokura Open Sources Software-Defined Networking Product

MidoNet is used chiefly for SDN on the OpenStack cloud platform.

Big Data Infrastructure Decisions: Data in Motion vs. Data at Rest

The best solution depends on what your data is doing.

The Increasing Importance of Container Security

"Perimeter security is kind of done for," says one expert.

Linux Distributors Are All Over the Cloud

Red Hat and SUSE fight to be King of the Hill for cloud services.

IDC: Public Cloud Spending to Hit $127 Billion by 2018

That represents a six-fold increase over 2014 sales.

Internet2 Achieves SDN-Enabled Milestone

Enabled by emergent software-defined networking (SDN) technology, the nonprofit Internet2 organization announced "the first nationwide, multi-tenant SDN-powered virtualized network capability."

Virtual Machine Security Ramped up for Microsoft Azure

"Real-time protection" against malware is promised for the cloud platform.

Red Hat Offers Startups a Free Cloud Platform

The OpenShift Startup Program provides free hosting and technical support.

Gartner Explodes 10 Cloud Myths

One popular myth is that the cloud should be used for everything.

Eclipse Moves Into the Cloud

Well known among developers for its Java-based integrated development environment, supporting vendors for the latest venture include IBM, Red Hat and SAP.

Apache CloudStack Releases New Version

The cloud platform is still seen as struggling, however, when compared with OpenStack, its main competition.

AWS Posts Strong Growth in Q3, Opens Datacenter in Germany

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Inc. maintained strong growth over the latest fiscal quarter for Amazon.com, despite a poor showing for the company as a whole.

AWS Launches Identity Management Service for Cloud

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Inc. on Tuesday announced the general availability of a new cloud-based identity management solution.

Azure Cloud Appliance Unveiled by Microsoft

Also, Microsoft now loves Linux.

Study: 20 Percent of Web Application Attacks Come from AWS

A study by datacenter security firm Imperva Inc. has found that roughly one-fifth of all Web application attacks originate from servers on Amazon Web Services (AWS).

VMware Updates Its Cloud Portfolio

The company adds a new DevOps product, Code Stream, and rebrands its cloud management suite.

Next OpenStack Release, Juno, Drops

The 10th version of the open source platform adds enterprise features, including Big Data management and provisioning services.

Microsoft Reintroduces Physical-to-Virtual Conversion of Virtual Machines

The third iteration of the Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter addresses customer concerns from P2V removal in version 2.

OpenStack: Contender or Pretender?

The open source Infrastructure-as-a-Service project has rocketed to prominence. Where does it go from here?

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