Primarily geared toward hosting web applications, Lightsail now can used as a container hosting platform.
'Azure Lighthouse changed the game for managed service offers for Azure, and I think this new service will do the same for M365.'
- By Paul Schnackenburg
Expert advice for organizations that outgrow AWS Lightsail and need to move their web applications to the more scalable EC2 platform.
"Given that the cloud holds a seemingly endless amount of computing power, hackers have a clear motive in stealing computing resources to run their cryptocurrency mining activities."
Brien Posey shows how to use the EBS Lifecycle Manager in the AWS cloud to build automated lifecycle policies for your EBS snapshots and avoid money-wasting proliferation.
Microsoft is increasingly banking on the Zero Trust security model to combat an exploding ransomware threat.
"Regrettably, we should expect a public cloud to be commandeered to launch a systemic ransomware attack this fall."
HashiCorp published its first-ever cloud strategy survey, finding that multi-cloud is the new normal despite being hindered by lack of multi-cloud skills and overall cloud security concerns.
It's no surprise that research firm Gartner mentioned "ransomware" in the first sentence of its new Magic Quadrant report on Enterprise Backup and Recovery Software Solutions.
As in many other surveys, Amazon Web Services (AWS) enjoys a huge lead over rival platforms among developers in the Stack Overflow 2021 Developer Survey.
Even though some big tech events are starting to return to in-person attendance or hybrid in-person/online formats, VMworld 2021 in October will be online-only, just like last year, the virtualization king announced.
Cloud giants always get the message out about their strengths. Here's what an independent research firm says about their weaknesses.
After explaining the four different types of directory services that you can natively create in AWS, Brien Posey shows you what's involved in setting up a cloud-native Microsoft Active Directory environment.
Smaller organizations need the same IT security services as larger businesses but without the corresponding price tag, says Paul Schnackenburg, so he decided to "build a SIEM for SMBs" on a shoestring budget.
- By Paul Schnackenburg
Fortunately, says Brien Posey, there are a number of options for setting up a directory service in AWS.
After earlier explaining how to use AWS Config to create rules that could determine whether or not a given resource is in compliance with your organizational mandates, Brien Posey now shows how to check to see if a resource is in compliance.
The new CodeFlare framework simplifies the integration and efficient scaling of Big Data and AI workflows onto the hybrid cloud in order to ease the manual drudgery of setup and configuration.
As organizations accumulate more and more AWS objects, Brien Posey explains, those objects can become increasingly difficult to manage at scale, so he provides help.
Canonical published a new cloud native tech report with a focus on Kubernetes, finding that the growing ecosystem has yet to achieve full enterprise adoption, with lack of in-house skills a primary challenge.
Resource recommendations for EC2 instances, auto scaling groups, Lambda functions and EBS volumes might improve your overall performance and save money.