It's good to be a technologist with cloud skills, and even better to have data-wrangling cloud skills.
Platforms for managing multicloud -- private/public cloud -- services and resources are emphasizing security and cost management functionality in a growing market, says research firm Gartner in a new Magic Quadrant report.
GigaSpaces announced that its in-memory analytics processing platform, InsightEdge, is available to Google Cloud Platform (GCP) users as a managed service.
Teradici says its Cloud Access Software is the first third-party virtual desktop solution to integrate with Microsoft Azure Stack, which lets organizations use Azure cloud technology on-premises and elsewhere.
Most EC2 instances are not intended to be publicly accessible, being assigned private IP addresses valid only within a specific virtual private cloud. However, sometimes an EC2 instance needs to be accessible to the public, like a web front end that needs to be accessible via the Internet. AWS makes this possible through the use of elastic IP addresses, and here Brien Posey shows you how to do it..
Cloud application monitoring specialist Datadog published a report on AWS Lambda, the cloud giant's serverless computing platform, finding it's enjoying tremendous popularity among AWS users, especially those who are also using containers.
While the AWS lead is huge, reports indicate the cloud giant's growth rate roughly matches the industry average while several competitors are outpacing it, but they have a long way to go to usurp the champion. In the meantime, they have to settle for bigger pieces of an exploding pie.
In the wake of yet another massive cloud data leak, the National Security Agency (NSA) has published "Mitigating Cloud Vulnerabilities" guidance.
The Google Kubernetes Engine in the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is now previewing Kubernetes orchestration support for Windows Server containers.
Amazon provides launch templates to simplify the creation of new EC2 instances, helping admins generate new instances that conform to pre-defined specifications. This reduces the bulk instance creation workload and also can be helpful if an admin needs to ensure that new instances are configured in a consistent way.
IBM announced a new fully managed private cloud service based on Cisco's Unified Computing System (UCS), which combines datacenter server hardware, virtualization support, switching fabric, storage access and management software.
Although EC2 usually does a good job of hosting virtual machine instances, things can and sometimes do go wrong, and here Brien Posey continues his explanation of how to fix problems with an instance's boot volume.
Amazon offers its own file transfer service that doesn't support legacy FTP, but rather is based on a more modern variant known as Secure FTP or SFTP. Here, Brien Posey shows how, when enabled, this service allows users to transfer files directly to S3 cloud storage.
New research exploring jobs trends in the cloud computing industry shows continuing -- if slowing -- growth in both supply an demand sides of the market, but with some interesting changes lately.
TECHnalysis Research's new report on cloud computing finds that workloads vary across platforms -- AWS, Azure, GCP -- but databases are at the forefront.
Often playing third fiddle to Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure, the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) has been busy lately trying to catch up, announcing a new IBM Power Systems service, an enterprise Premium Support plan and a Kubernetes Engine Benchmark. Here's a look at recent developments.
Although EC2 is normally a reliable platform for hosting virtual machine instances, things can and sometimes do go wrong, and here Brien Posey explains how to fix problems with an instance's boot volume.
Careers site Indeed.com combed internal data to report on major trends in the tech skills market, finding that "cloud computing and containerization skills are booming."
Virtualization kingpin VMware is big on making new-year technology predictions, authoring many blog posts and videos on what it sees in store for various tech niches, including one by VMware exec Chris Wolf that forecasts "the dawn of hybrid apps."
Brien Posey shows how to host copies of an EC2 instance in multiple regions, which can help organizations ensure that an application performs well for users who reside in a different part of the world, or which can be used as a way of ensuring business continuity in the event that there is a disruption in the organization's primary instance.