Cloud Computing


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.

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.

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.

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.

Study: Most Orgs Over-Estimate Their Cloud Resource Needs

A recent study by migration analytics firm TSO Logic tries to pin down exactly why and how most organizations end up overpaying for cloud services.

Production-Ready Azure Migrate Solution Expected in First Half of 2018

The Azure Migrate solution is expected to be production-ready for organizations in the next six months.

Oracle Cloud Growth Falls Shy of Estimates

Oracle's total cloud revenues grew at a healthy rate in its latest financial quarter, but it wasn't enough to assuage Wall Street concerns.

5 Trends to Watch in 2018

The cloud is changing everything. Just how much will be evident next year.

Driven by Cloud, Worldwide Server Revenue Grows 16 Percent in Third Quarter

Gartner Inc. is reporting this week that worldwide server revenue is up 16 percent in Q3 2017, mainly due to the drive to build the "infrastructure to support cloud and hybrid-cloud implementations," as stated by Research Vice President Jeffrey Hewitt.

Azure VM BSeries and MSeries Available

Redmond added more options to its Azure Virtual Machine (VM) offerings this month.

VMware, Carbon Black Tap Apps' Behavioral Data To Stop Security Attacks

VMware and endpoint security firm Carbon Black are collaborating on a new security solution that aims to protect datacenters against unknown threats.

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