Cloud Computing


VMware Details Malware Threats in Linux Multi-Cloud Implementations

While Windows is generally seen as the most malware-vulnerable OS, cloud computing is mostly done on Linux, so VMware has published a threat report about malware in Linux-based multi-cloud environments.

Hit by Cyberattack? Don't Be Afraid to Ask for Help

When you've been hit, insurance companies won't be eager to help. ISPs usually are, though.

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Microsoft Poll: 95% See Hybrid/Multi-Cloud Already 'Critical to Success'

Microsoft sponsored a survey of IT pros and decision-makers to reaffirm the industry consensus about the importance of multi-cloud and hybrid cloud enterprise implementations.

Google Cloud Compares Blockchain to Open Source/Internet, Forms New Team

Google Cloud announced the formation of a new Digital Assets Team for blockchain technology, whose rise it compared to that of open source and the internet.

Despite 'Perceived Risk,' Edge Deployments Mature: AT&T Report

AT&T published a report on Securing the Edge, finding that despite perceived risks, enterprise edge deployments have momentum and are at a surprisingly high level of maturity.

Automatically Rotating Amazon Key Management Service Keys

Brien Posey explains a couple limitations that you need to be aware of.

Epic DDoS Fail: Azure Cloud Fends Off 'Largest Attack Ever Reported in History'

"In November, Microsoft mitigated a DDoS attack with a throughput of 3.47 Tbps and a packet rate of 340 million packets per second (pps), targeting an Azure customer in Asia. We believe this to be the largest attack ever reported in history," Microsoft reported last week.

Finding an Object's Amazon Resource Name

The thing that makes using an ARN so tricky is that even though every AWS object has an ARN, Amazon may not tell you what that ARN is.

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Creating AWS IAM Policies the Easy Way

It can be intimidating, but you don't need to use the IAM Management Console.

What Cloud-Native Skills Are Most in Demand in 2022?

A new survey-based report from Platform9 on cloud-native enterprise trends in 2022 reveals the top talent that will be in demand in the new year.

Microsoft Warns AKS Kubernetes Users of Docker Runtime Deprecation

Microsoft warned users of its Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) of the upcoming deprecation of the Docker runtime in the popular Kubernetes ecosystem.

Zero Trust Study Shows Gaps Remain

Despite the Zero Trust security model being heralded as integral to the future of network security, a new study revealed many gaps in enterprise implementations.

Testing AWS Network Communications with the VPC Reachability Analyzer

The VPC Reachability Analyzer looks at the configuration of all the resources in your virtual private clouds and uses automated reasoning to determine what network flows are feasible.

Azure Virtual Desktop Now Supports Trusted Launch Virtual Machines

Microsoft's cloud-based virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) offering, Azure Virtual Desktop, now supports Trust Launch virtual machines (VMs).

Increasing Storage on a Windows EC2 Instance in AWS Cloud

What to do if you create an EC2 instance on the AWS cloud only to find that you later outgrow it and need more storage.

Report Details Huge Growth in Cloud-Native Tech, Led by Kubernetes

For the third time, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) has published a "State of Cloud Native Development Report" developed by research firm SlashData, showing huge growth in cloud-native tech.

Modifying an EC2 Instance Type in AWS Cloud

The easiest way to adapt to evolving workload demands in EC2 is to change the instance type.

Survey Indicates 'Hybrid Cloud Is the Future,' NetApp Says

NetApp says a small survey of organizations using its software indicates hybrid cloud is the future of enterprise IT.

AWS Outage Stirs Cloud-Tech Backlash

As "Big Tech" comes under increasing scrutiny by lawmakers, yesterday's AWS outage sparked a backlash about the dangers of cloud computing.

Upgrading Windows Server 2012 EC2 Instances, Part 2: In-Place Upgrade

After earlier detailing needed planning, Brien goes to the next step: an in-place upgrade of the Windows Server OS as it relates to AWS EC2.