A recent online tech event about cost considerations for virtualization and cloud computing started out with the basics by explaining exactly what the difference is between the two, especially pertinent to readers of this publications which happens to be named <i>Virtualization & Cloud Review</i>.
Like it has for years, Gartner's Magic Quadrant report on cloud computing platforms lists the same three vendors at the top -- AWS, Microsoft and Google -- but there is one new factor in the mix: COVID-19.
After using step-by-step instructions and screenshots to detail how to create a WorkLink fleet amid the COVID-19 remote work surge, Brien Posey wraps up the discussion by showing you the remainder of the configuration process.
"Every cloud service is a consumable, and you need to make sure that the only thing you're paying for is what you've consumed," explained Howard M. Cohen during a recent online presentation about cloud computing costs.
Amid the COVID-19 remote work surge, Amazon WorkLink can provide a better alternative to VPNs for enabling remote workers to access internal web content. Brien Posey explains how with illustrated, step-by-step instructions.
Paul Schnackenburg looks at the current capabilities of the public preview of Azure Arc -- extending Azure Resource Manager capabilities to Linux and Windows servers, as well as Kubernetes clusters on any infrastructure across on-premises, multicloud, and edge -- and why you should care.
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Research firm SlashData's latest cloud-native study commissioned by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation sees Amazon Web Services (AWS) figuring prominently among Kubernetes and serverless developers.
Emerging technologies are key to organizations that have seen their business priorities switch to "survival" amid the COVID-19 pandemic, says a new report.
VMware this week updated its cloud management tools that provide automation, operations and governance functionality, with a focus on hybrid cloud environments.
Another cloud crypto-mining exploit has been publicized, this one with the added ability to steal credentials stored on the Amazon Web Services cloud computing platform.
It has been well-noted that the COVID-19 pandemic has boosted cloud computing, and an analyst sees that trend continuing as the world recovers, predicting a permanent shift in the enterprise tech space.
Cloud providers often trumpet big customer wins, and Amazon Web Services didn't miss the opportunity to publicize a particularly timely one with the potential to be the biggest of all: Moderna, a biotech front-runner to produce the first vaccine for COVID-19.
VMware virtualization solutions continue to expand in the public cloud space, as Oracle announced a new VMware solution on its cloud platform, following other major providers including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Microsoft Azure.
Over the past several years, user misconfigurations of cloud storage infrastructure settings have led to a spate of high-profile security vulnerabilities, and a new study shows the problem persists despite heightened visibility of the problem and copious remediation guidance.
Brien Posey cuts through the confusion associated with allocating IP addresses to EC2 instances on the Amazon cloud, which is done automatically though users can also associate elastic IP addresses with instances.
Microsoft has made generally available two new features of Windows Virtual Desktop: Azure portal integration for easier deployment and management, and audio/video redirection for Microsoft Teams to boost the meetings experience.
Although Amazon's AWS Route 53 can be used to enable run-of-the-mill, static DNS routing, it can also be used to bring some intelligence to the routing process. For example, Route 53 makes it easy to perform weighted routing, useful in situations where you need to distribute traffic unevenly.
Cybersecurity specialist CyberArk is publicizing the problem of "Shadow Admins" -- or hidden admin users -- on cloud platforms, introducing an open source tool to combat the problem.
Aside from third-party solutions, snapshots are the best option for backing up your EC2 virtual machines, says Brien Posey, who explains how managing the process is something of an art form.
Users of Google's BigQuery data warehouse will soon be able to conduct Big Data analytics on data stores housed in multiple public clouds.