Cloud Computing


How To Manually Join an EC2 Instance to a Cloud Directory Service

Brien Posey explains how joining a cloud-based directory service is very similar to joining an on-premises Active Directory forest.

Troubleshooting 101: AD Synchronization to Office 365

Rick Vanover steps through setting up a user account mailbox in Office 365.

VMware Previews AWS Greengrass Appliance for IoT Edge Device Services

VMware has taken the wraps off a new appliance that lets users of its vSphere cloud computing virtualization platform perform analytics, serverless computing and even machine learning on Internet of Things edge devices via the AWS Greengrass service.

What to Expect for Containers in 2018

It might be tempting to assume that 2018 will be smooth sailing for the containerization movement. However, things aren't quite that simple.

Microsoft's Cloud Efforts Propel Its Q2 Earnings

Microsoft's relentless focus on transitioning to the cloud have resulted in strong financial results for the second quarter of its fiscal 2018.

Red Hat Looks to Solidify Container-Based Platform Presence with Acquisition of CoreOS

Red Hat Inc. this week announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire enterprise-ready Kubernetes platform and container-native solutions provider CoreOS for the reported purchase price of $250 million.

Study Says Versa's SD-WAN Platform Works Well on AWS Cloud

The Cloud IP Platform from Versa Networks can help organizations implement SD-WANs on the Amazon Web Services cloud, according to research commissioned by the cloud giant.

Report: 'Cloud and Distributed Computing' Are Skills Companies Need Most

In its "Most Promising Jobs 2018" report published in mid-January, LinkedIn includes a list of the most in-demand skills, with Cloud and Distributed Computing landing at the top.

How To Protect Your AWS Images Against Accidental Data Loss

Brien Posey drills down on how to set up termination protection in the Amazon EC2 dashboard to prevent mission-critical instances from being accidentally deleted.

Veeam Acquires N2WS

The all-cash deal valued at $42.5 million is the first acquisition for the company in almost a decade.

How To Use the AWS Service Health Dashboard

Because things can go wrong with the cloud service, an easy way to determine where the problem is occurring is to use the Service Health Dashboard.

Hands-On with WSL: Executing Daily Tasks

The second of a five-part series on Microsoft's Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL), now a fully supported feature of Windows 10.

Vendors Address Emerging Container Technology at KubeCon 2017 + CloudNativeCon 2017

Due to the dynamic nature of containers and their ability to scale, they present unique security challenges and, predictably, various companies have emerged to address these challenges.

Microsoft Announces 'General Availability' of Accelerated Networking for Azure VMs

Available for use with both Linux- and Windows-based VMs, Microsoft's Accelerated Networking technology for Azure virtual machines is now generally available.

Important Announcements Made at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2017

Due to its size and importance, many companies -- both large and small -- choose to announce their new products and services at the event. Here are some that caught Tom Fenton's attention.

How To Create an AWS-Based Active Directory Forest

Brien Posey shows how to create a cloud-based Active Directory, and how to join an AWS virtual machine instance to the Active Directory environment that's been created.

Cloud Market Grows IT Hardware Spending Still Rising

Synergy Research Group market data shows enterprise IT infrastructure spending still increasing despite the fast-pace growth of the cloud market in 2017.

5 Things I Learned at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2017 - Austin

An exciting event where container experts, developers and implementers all got together to discuss the present state -- and future -- of container technology.

Talks Between Microsoft and VMware Still Ongoing

VMware virtualization on Azure preview is still available.

Processor Security Flaw Prompts Assurances from Top Cloud Providers

The industry's top cloud providers issued assurances to their customers after news broke this week about a widespread PC processor vulnerability.

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