Cloud Computing


Google Matches Microsoft with AI-Powered Security Offering

"These new models not only give people a more natural and creative way to understand and manage security, they give people access to AI-powered expertise to go beyond what they could do alone."

AWS Makes Its Own Generative AI Moves with 'Bedrock' Dev Service, New LLMs

Amazon Web Services (AWS), seeking to not be left behind in the cloud giant AI space, is making moves to catch up to Microsoft and Google.

While Some Call for AI Pause, AWS Launches Generative AI Accelerator

Amid calls for an industry pause on AI large language model (LLM) development, AWS has launched a program to boost generative AI startups.

Azure Arc Enable Everything!

There are so many different technologies that can be connected via Azure Arc it's hard to keep up, which is why we have Paul Schnackenburg.

Running Apps in Docker, Part 4: Deploy Different App Versions with Docker Compose

Tom explains that most multi-tiered apps are dynamic and deployed in multiple locations so their components also will need to be updated.

Using AWS Fault Injection Simulator to Test EC2 Workloads

One of the things that you can do with the Fault Injection Simulator is to force an EC2 instance offline as a way of testing your high-availability strategy.

Consultant, Author, Microsoft Certified Trainer: 'My 10 Wishes for Technology'

Don't you sometimes just wish this amazing Information Technology business we're in was just a little different? That tech just worked? That there was one standard instead of eight? That security wasn't an afterthought. And that all apps weren't tested in production under the guise of DevOps?

Running Apps in Docker, Part 1: Instantiation and Using PostgreSQL

After his introductory series, Tom Fenton deploys a database on Docker and integrates it with other apps deployed from other Docker images.

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IBM's Watson Crashes the Cloud AI Party

After wowing the world way back in 2011 by defeating humans at the TV game show "Jeopardy!" with early-stage AI tech, IBM's Watson is making a bit of a comeback.

Create a VPC Peering Connection Between AWS Regions

Setting up a peering connection between VPCs in two different regions can help to simplify your disaster recovery efforts.

Research: AWS Edges Ahead in Cloud Database Management Systems

Research firm Gartner's "Magic Quadrant" series of reports on cloud database management systems has long seen a crowded "Leaders" field populated with the usual cast of cloud giants and wannabes, but this year AWS has slightly edged ahead of the pack.

'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.

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