Cloud Computing


New Cloud-Native Platform DataStax Constellation Expected Q4 2019

This week DataStax used its first user conference, DataStax Accelerate, to announce its plans to launch a new cloud data platform, DataStax Constellation, which includes two cloud services: DataStax Apache Cassandra as a Service and DataStax Insights.

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How To Run a Hive Script on an AWS Hadoop Cluster

Once you've created a Hadoop cluster within Amazon Web Services, you can process data using a hive script.

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Disaster Recovery to the Cloud: The Difference Between Backups and DR

Although the cloud is well known for its potential use as a backup target, public clouds are increasingly being used as a disaster recovery platform.

Virtustream Launches xStreamCare Services for Optimized Cloud Migration

Today cloud services provider Virtustream, a Dell Technologies business, announced the expansion of its cloud migration services suite with the launch of Virtustream xStreamCare.

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5 (Other) Things to Do in Barcelona at KubeCon + NativeCon Europe 2019

Here are five lesser-known places to explore in the city during your free time at the Linux Foundation event.

How To Create a Hadoop Cluster in AWS

Amazon Web Services makes it easy to create structures without the expense and hassle of provisioning physical machines.

Cisco Patches Elastic Services Controller to Address Critical REST API Vulnerability

This week Cisco Systems Inc. posted a critical security advisory addressing a vulnerability in the REST API of its Elastic Services Controller (ESC).

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Take a Spin with Azure Sentinel -- a SIEM in the Cloud

Paul Schnackenburg takes a look at the public preview of the new Microsoft cloud-based Security Information and Event Management service..

Create Serverless Containers in AWS

With AWS Fargate, you can run containers without having to manage servers or clusters.

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Canonical Sets 'New Bar for Efficiency' with Ubuntu Advantage for Infrastructure

Canonical, the publisher of Ubuntu, introduced Ubuntu Advantage (UA) for Infrastructure, which consolidates open infrastructure support and security offerings and "covers the full range of open source infrastructure capabilities for up to 10 years."

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Cologix Announces SDN Connectivity Platform

Cologix announced a new self-service tool to ease enterprise software-defined networking connectivity to the cloud.

Cisco Delivers New Enterprise Wireless Opportunities with Wi-Fi 6 Solutions

This week Cisco Systems Inc. unveiled a line of offerings that will help enterprises successfully engage with the new "Wi-Fi 6" wireless technology.

Dell Technologies and Microsoft Partner to Bring VMware Cloud Infrastructure to Azure

VMware customers will be able to extend their VMware infrastructure investments to the Microsoft Azure cloud with new Dell Technologies and Microsoft partnership.

Xilinx Pushes Forward with 'Datacenter First' Strategy with Solarflare Acquisition

Irvine, Calif.-based Solarflare -- known for its high-speed Ethernet and "ultra low latency" application acceleration offerings -- is being acquired by San Jose, Calif.-based Xilinx, according to an announcement made April 24.

Use PowerShell to Tag Amazon EC2 Instances

If you need to tag several instances (think bulk!), the filtering capabilities of PowerShell can make the process a lot easier.

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Backup to the Cloud: Data Protection Best Practices

There are key differences between cloud backups and backups that are created on-premises that need to be considered when protecting your data.

Google Cloud Chooses DataStax for 'Database-as-a-Service' Offering

DataStax recently announced that it had been chosen by Google Cloud as one of its Database-as-a-Service offerings, which is part of Google Cloud's "OSS Managed Partner Services Initiative."

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Citrix Taps Google Cloud Platform for Virtualized SD-WAN Offering

Add Citrix Systems to the growing list of software-defined wide-area network vendors taking their wares to the cloud -- in this case the Google Cloud Platform.

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ADARA Takes SD-WAN Offering to Cloud

ADARA Networks unveiled a cloud version of its software-defined wide-area network solution, promising to reduce network latency and improve performance via real-time performance monitoring and programmability.

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Windows Sandbox, Part 2: How To Install and Use the New Windows 10 Feature

In this second article of a two-part series, Tom Fenton takes you step-by-step to create a temporary desktop environment with Windows Sandbox.