Cloud Computing


What Top-Paying IT Certifications Result in $160K-Plus Salaries?

AWS Certified Solutions Architect tops a list of 15 top-paying IT certifications of 2022, which shows three certs correspond to average salaries of more than $160,000 for their holders.

Why Integrated Security Tools Are Crucial for Cybersecurity Defense

Paul Schnackenburg, the one-man Security Operations Center, talks about the MITRE ATT&CK framework, the cybersecurity kill chain, modern security threats and why an integrated suite of security tools is crucial for defense today.

'Stop Doing That!' Multi/Hybrid Cloud Cybersecurity Advice for RDP, Credentials and More

Veteran cybersecurity experts working on the front lines are left shaking their heads when they have to deal with organizations whose security postures are still wide open to well-known, longtime vulnerabilities.

'Confidential Computing' Specialist Open Sources Runtime-Encrypted Kubernetes

Called Constellation, the new GitHub-based open source project is described as "Always Encrypted Kubernetes."

Report Reveals Developers Pressured by 'Race to the Cloud'

Couchbase found that despite development teams' extensive contributions to digital transformation and innovation initiatives, those teams are still frustrated by a lack of resources and communication with IT leaders, which prevents enterprises from maximizing their potential and moving faster.

Microsoft Makes Big Azure Containers Push

The company has published much new documentation for using containers in the past week or so across many different properties, including Azure Container Apps, Azure App Service, ASP.NET Core, Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code and many more.

Tom's Take on VMware Explore 2022: What Was New and Interesting

Tom discusses some of the key announcements made during the event this year.

VMware Explore In-Person: What It Was Like

Tom wore many hats at the show as a regular participant, presenter, vExpert, author and also a booth worker.

At Inaugural VMware Explore, VMware Pushes Orgs To Get 'Cloud Smart'

The inaugural VMware Explore event kicked off this week in San Francisco, with a keynote on Tuesday that stressed multicloud advances in all areas of VMware's product strategy.

VMware Debuts New Single Offering for Multi-Cloud Management: Aria

Multi-cloud is too complicated, says VMware, which just announced a new family of management tools designed to simplify things.

The Cloud Security TL;DR: Quick-and-Dirty Best Practices

An expert IT security pro's list of best practices for hybrid cloud security was just so big and detailed that we had to boil it down into easily digestible bites.

Data Management Revamp Needed in Move to Cloud, Says Report

A new survey-based report commissioned by financial firm Capital One explores data management in the cloud, concluding that new models are needed in the face of exponential data growth.

Getting Started with AWS Elastic Beanstalk, Part 2: Behind the Scenes

The whole point of using Elastic Beanstalk is that it allows your application to scale to accommodate demand.

Cloud Strategy Survey Highlights Skills Shortage, Cloud Overspend

It's generally a rosy picture for increasingly popular enterprise multi-cloud initiatives, but a skills shortage holds things back and cloud overspend is a significant problem, says a new survey-based report from HashiCorp.

Getting Started with AWS Elastic Beanstalk, Part 1: Hosting an App

Elastic Beanstalk lets you run cloud applications without worrying about the underlying infrastructure.

Eliminating Unnecessary AWS Costs

Figuring he's not alone in facing continuing mystery charges, Brien details some hidden AWS costs that you might be able to eliminate.

DevOps Pros Eye Alternative Cloud Vendors, Payments: Report

DevOps pros are increasingly looking beyond the "Big 3" hyperscaler cloud computing vendors (AWS, Azure and GCP), with new payment mechanisms a prime driver, a recent report finds.

Azure AD B2B Direct Connect

Paul takes a look at newly released Azure AD B2B Direct Connect and Microsoft Teams Connect shared channels.

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How Cyber Insurance Is Evolving Amid Ransomware Tsunami

With the recent upsurge in ransomware attacks have come a few huge payouts from insurance companies, so they are cracking down on rules and regulations to lessen their exposure.

Does EC2 Support Windows Server Core Deployments?

Brien shows how to perform Windows Server core deployments in AWS without having to build your own custom Amazon Machine Image (AMI).