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Cloud expert Tom Nolle gives advice on evaluating a cloud computing SLA, including common mistakes, app and hybrid cloud workflow issues, response-time SLAs and more.
Expert Bill Claybrook breaks down the pros and cons of developing cloud apps in Google App Engine. Get a comparative analysis between AWS and GAE.
Cloud application developers should select an IaaS platform carefully. To aid your selection, here are pros and cons of deploying cloud applications on GCE.
As more and more workloads move to the cloud, cloud provider SLAs should evolve in a number of ways. Here are the changes cloud experts and users would like to see.
VMware's cloud strategy has its fair share of critics, but the company could change perceptions on hybrid cloud during VMworld with key improvements.
When dealing with open source cloud computing, there are many factors to consider, ranging from support to hidden costs. Make informed decisions with these five quick links.
Finding the right metrics for optimizing system performance is challenging. A software engineer offers tips for removing barriers to top performance.
NetBeans IDE set to include Node.js support in the latest 8.1 version.
Hortonworks has recently introduced new products to help enhance Apache Hadoop performance.
IBM Spectrum Protect and Spectrum Accelerate software-defined storage are updated with new cloud storage features and other enhancements.
Velostrata Cloud Edge alters a traditional hybrid cloud model by sending only the information needed to boot up VMs into the cloud.
Newcomer ClearSky Data claims it can offer low enough latency and price with high enough security to bring primary data into the cloud.
Amazon Web Services added support for key aliases to help improve enterprise cloud encryption key management. Learn what key aliases are and the benefits they bring to the enterprise.
Using passwords to authenticate users has a long and troubled past. Expert Rob Shapland explains how open standards such as FIDO, SAML and OpenID can help solve the woes surrounding user authentication in the cloud.
While backup as a service sounds like a great idea, there are several considerations to keep in mind prior to jumping in feet first. Expert Dan Sullivan explains.
There are different ways to make sure local instance storage is robust but it depends on the situation.
Why complicate container management with a new platform when systemd can help you deploy and manage containers today?
Besides updates to its hyper-converged lineup, VMware has been tight-lipped about what it will unveil at VMworld. That won't stop us from guessing.
Data preparation processes are changing as business users cope with big data in all its variations, according to the latest Talking Data podcast.
HP's Vertica analytics platform update will include better streaming data support via Kafka, and SQL-on-Hadoop improvements.
A new data ingestion and extraction tool supporting the Hadoop Distributed File System is at the heart of startup vendor DataTorrent's efforts to broaden its big data analytics engine's appeal.