Cloud Computing


'Disconcerting' Survey Report Reveals Cloud Security Warnings

"Fully 75 percent of respondents say that cloud computing represents the single greatest expansion of the enterprise attack surface in the last 20 years!"

Introduction to Docker, Part 2: Repos and Resource Consumption

After introducing the basics, Tom Fenton looks at the ephemeral nature of container instances and how to use networking and persistent storage with them.

Kasten by Veeam Tops Kubernetes Backup/Data Protection Poll

A new survey-based Kubernetes backup and data protection report shows Kasten by Veeam was identified as a leader in the field, though many respondents couldn't name any organization as a leader.

Azure AD B2B Direct Connect

Paul takes a look at newly released Azure AD B2B Direct Connect and Microsoft Teams Connect shared channels.

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How Cyber Insurance Is Evolving Amid Ransomware Tsunami

With the recent upsurge in ransomware attacks have come a few huge payouts from insurance companies, so they are cracking down on rules and regulations to lessen their exposure.

Does EC2 Support Windows Server Core Deployments?

Brien shows how to perform Windows Server core deployments in AWS without having to build your own custom Amazon Machine Image (AMI).

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New Microsoft Cloud for Sovereignty Helps Government Customers Meet Requirements

Announced at this week's big Inspire partner event, the new Microsoft Cloud for Sovereignty has arrived to help public sector customers meet compliance, security and policy requirements when processing data and workloads in the company's cloud.

The Public Cloud 'Sensitive Data' Problem

Most organizations already have sensitive data in the cloud. The majority of organizations surveyed (67%) in a new report host sensitive data or workloads in the public cloud.

Why an AWS EC2 Instance May Slow Down over Time, Part 2: Troubleshooting

After earlier describing some of the storage types that are used by EC2 instances, Brien now shows how this information plays into the troubleshooting process.

Why an AWS EC2 Instance May Slow Down over Time, Part 1: Storage Types

If it's not because of an increased workload, check for problems with the instance's storage.

Paladin Cloud Launches Open Source Security-as-Code Platform

Flush with $3.3 million in seed funding, startup Paladin Cloud has launched an open source Security-as-Code platform that aims to holistically improve cloud security.

Cooking with Azure Virtual Desktop

Paul details where this hidden gem fits, where it doesn't, why you should care and coming improvements.

Survey: 'Knowledge Gap' and Talent Dearth Hinder Cloud-Native Development

In gauging the benefits and challenges of cloud-native development, OutSystems found most respondents to a survey don't know that much about the approach, even though analysts predict it will pretty much account for all app development in a few years.

Lots of 'Sustainability' Talk, Little Walk

Lots of organizations are talking about sustainability, but not so many are walking the talk, indicates a new report from Google Cloud.

Cloud Computing Survey Shows Cost Control Struggles

Cloud computing surveys usually reveal that security concerns and lack of in-house skills are top impediments to successful implementations, but a recent poll adds a new top challenge: cost control.

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Working With AWS Simple Notification Service, Part 2: Publish a Message

After earlier explaining the basics, Brien shows how to create a really simple subscription and how to publish a message.

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Tips for Managing VDI, Part 7: Success vs. Failure

Tom points out a key factor that can make VDI a success and talks about one of the reasons it failed in the early days.

Detecting Anomalous Spending on Your AWS Account

The Cost Anomaly Detection tool goes beyond budget alerts to lower costs.

Tips for Managing VDI, Part 6: Infrastructure Options

Tom takes a look at Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) and hybrid infrastructure.

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Working With AWS Simple Notification Service, Part 1: Basics & Setup

Amazon's message delivery service can be used to send SMS text messages and email messages, among many other things.

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