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Cloud-specific apps are high revenue producers for companies. Here are several tips for understanding exclusively cloud-based apps.
Cloud expert Tom Nolle explains how cloud brokerage can be used to simplify a company's transition to the cloud.
In this Agile 2014 session preview, a senior software consultant explains how cloud app development can benefit from Agile methodologies.
VMware intends to disclose availability of three major services for vCHS next month -- welcome additions for VMware cloud customers. But industry watchers say the company needs to add much more to compete against AWS, Google and Microsoft.
Despite opinions to the contrary, private cloud isn't secure just because it's private. Private cloud security requires a well-thought-out plan and frequent checks to avoid a disaster.
Docker has acquired London-based Orchard Laboratories as the much-hyped startup sets its sights on the enterprise market with improved orchestration of complex applications. The company says it has an 'aggressive roadmap' for future growth.
When creating a web page template with JSF, a developer needs to know the difference between ui:insert and ui:include. They're actually quite different, but the similar sounding names can create confusion. Here's a great example of when to use ui:insert and how to properly use ui:include.
What do you do once you've set up a handsome page template using the Facelets functions that come with JSF 2.x? Well, you start creating new pages, meshing those ui:define tags in with ui:composition and ui:insert. It's easier than it sounds, trust me.
How do you take a web page and turn it into a template using Facelets as the template engine? It takes some JSF, some HTML, maybe some CSS, and lots of JSF UI tags, but overall, it's an easy and simple process if you follow this tutorial.
Although EMC looks to TwinStrata technology to turn the cloud into a storage tier from inside a SAN, one customer proves CloudArray has value without a separate SAN for primary, backup and disaster recovery storage.
Analyst George Crump explains the best way to deal with the upfront costs and security issues that come with switching cloud storage providers.
IBM expands its SoftLayer services with Elastic Storage on Cloud, using GPFS and Watson technology.
With cloud attacks rising, enterprises must evaluate their cloud security controls well in advance. Dave Shackleford provides some best defense practices.
Video: Gartner's Jay Heiser says recent attacks on cloud providers show enterprises and business units must manage cloud security requirements.
The Cloud Security Alliance has updated its Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM) and Consensus Assessments Questionnaire (CAIQ) to help enterprises standardize cloud provider security assessments.
QEMU has been an integral part of KVM virtualization for years, but its influence is slowly dwindling.
Both VMware NSX and Hyper-V network virtualization offer compelling features, but this breakdown should help you figure out the best fit for you.
VMware isn't the right fit for everyone, so what's the next step? There are options, like cloud, if you want to move away from VMware.
In this episode of the Talking Data podcast, the editors review happenings at the recent MongoDB World event. Apt use cases for this NoSQL-style database were discussed.
The train to NoSQL rode the rails of agility and scalability, according to Dwight Merriman, MongoDB co-founder.
Long-time IT watcher Tom Davenport sees potential in the latest big data go-around, with enterprise Hadoop part of the mix.