Cloud Computing


Microsoft's Low-Code Power Apps Leans on Azure Cloud

The Azure cloud computing platform is dominating news coming out of the ongoing Microsoft Ignite 2020 developer/IT pro event, even extending to low-code application development with the company's Power Apps offering.

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What's New for Azure at Microsoft's Ignite Event

At Microsoft these days, it seems to be: "The answer is Azure. What's the question?" The cloud computing platform was once again front and center as the company's Ignite developer/IT event kicked off this week.

Google Cloud API Gateway for Serverless Computing in Public Beta

Google Cloud announced a public beta of an API Gateway used for its serverless computing scheme in which the cloud platform takes care of infrastructure setup and management.

Amazon Is Top Tech Employer Amid Pandemic in Q2 2020, Report Says

Some of the top occupations that Amazon is looking to hire include software developer, network engineer, program manager and systems engineer.

Firm Ranks Multicloud Container Development Platforms

Forrester Research published a new report on multicloud container development platforms (MCDPs), a growing enterprise approach in new-age cloud computing.

VMware Adds Tanzu to vSphere for Quick Kubernetes Onramp

Among several new product updates announced by VMware this week is VMware vSphere 7 Update 1, which further integrates its mainstay virtualization platform with Tanzu, the company's Kubernetes offering.

Red Hat Marketplace Opens for Hybrid, Multicloud Environments

Aiming to provide a one-stop-shop for hybrid, multicloud and on-premises environments, Red Hat and IBM teamed up to offer the Red Hat Marketplace, now in general availability.

Cloud vs. Virtualization: What's the Difference?

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>.

Cloud Research Report Addresses 'Hard Questions' Caused by COVID-19

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.

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Remote Work: Providing Access to Internal Web Content via Amazon WorkLink, Part 2

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.

Cloud Computing Costs Tip: 'Whatever You Spend on Monitoring Is Worth It'

"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.

Remote Work: Providing Access to Internal Web Content via Amazon WorkLink

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.

Azure Arc for a Hybrid World

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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AWS Dominates Cloud-Native Study of Kubernetes and Serverless Computing

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.

Report: Emerging Tech Key as COVID-19 Shifts Business Priorities to 'Survival'

Emerging technologies are key to organizations that have seen their business priorities switch to "survival" amid the COVID-19 pandemic, says a new report.

Multiple VMware VRealize Cloud Management Tools Get Updates

VMware this week updated its cloud management tools that provide automation, operations and governance functionality, with a focus on hybrid cloud environments.

Crypto-Mining Worm Steals AWS Creds: '/thx/for/your/key'

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.

Analyst: COVID-19 Reveals 'True Benefits' of Cloud, Workloads Won't Go Back to On-Premises

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.

AWS Customer Win: Moderna, COVID-19 Vaccine Front-Runner

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.

Oracle Cloud VMware Solution Unveiled

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.