- September 29, 2016
Oracle and AWS continue to fight over which is the better environment for running database workloads in the cloud. But for many IT shops, it's not an either-or decision.
- September 29, 2016
Many enterprises automate back-end services with serverless computing, but it isn't perfect. One adopter outlines AWS Lambda's benefits and caveats.
- September 02, 2016
AWS adoption continues to skyrocket, but not everyone at VMworld was ready to go all-in, as attendees expressed excitement and concern over moving workloads to the public cloud.
- August 18, 2016
Amazon cloud use often starts as a cost-saving measure, but with an increasing catalog of services, it's becoming more than pay-as-you-go billing for those who go all-in.
- August 12, 2016
Enterprise IT users eager for more granular control in AWS get their wish with an upgraded Elastic Load Balancing service that runs at the application level.
Sponsored by Dell - Converged infrastructures provide enterprises with an opportunity to be more flexible and cost effective in supporting the disaster recovery and business continuity needs of remote and branch offices (ROBOs). They also provide a unique way for small businesses to leverage highly virtualized infrastructures to similarly improve availability and mitigate the potential impact of natural disasters or man-made threats such as cyberattacks. See More
Sponsored by IBM - Midsize organizations have an enormous opportunity to leverage cloud computing to drive innovation and improve their competitive position. Cloud computing—whether private, hybrid or public—enables organizations to be far more agile while reducing IT costs and operational expenses. In addition, cloud models enable organizations to embrace the digital transformation necessary to remain competitive in the future. See More
Sponsored by Dell - The release of any new Microsoft server operating system is always an important milestone for the entire computer industry. Windows Server 2016 is no exception. For many organizations, upgrading to Windows Server 2016 will be a trigger event that defines how they deploy infrastructure today and in the future, ranging from data centers to remote and branch offices (ROBOs) and to the cloud. See More
Sponsored by IBM - Public cloud services have become so simple to purchase and deploy that many organizations are failing to do basic due diligence on how much these services really cost and whether they can deliver the performance required for key workloads. This can be a big mistake, according to a report by Frost & Sullivan’s Stratecast practice, negatively affecting budgets and business operations. See More
- July 29, 2016
Amazon's hybrid cloud strategy continues to evolve with Amazon EC2 Run Command, extending its reach into customer data centers amid growing competition from Microsoft.
- July 15, 2016
The latest AWS acquisition fills a gap in the developer experience on its platform by potentially folding in IDE tools, as it tries to simplify the experience for customers.
- June 30, 2016
Amazon EFS is now generally available after a lengthy preview and should fill a void for many customers, though limitations will force some customers to rely on workarounds.
- June 27, 2016
Cross-region replication is now available for all RDS engines, but an AWS security construct in KMS means the service still has backup limitations for some users.
- June 08, 2016
AWS IoT is a serious contender in the emerging space of connected devices, but the market presents a different set of challenges for Amazon's cloud business.
- June 01, 2016
DevOps on AWS can make plenty of sense, but users must embrace the ops side of the equation, know when to use native tools and know when to turn to a third party.
- May 31, 2016
Cloud customers seek better connectivity between services and components. One cloud consultant discusses how businesses approach an AWS deployment project for hybrid cloud.
- April 29, 2016
AWS partners are a critical part of the growing ecosystem, but the choice between third-party services and the waiting game for native tooling can create problems for users.
- April 20, 2016
Expanded AWS migration tools and proactive security measures are the focus of a string of new products from Amazon aimed at luring in more enterprise workloads.
- April 20, 2016
The AWS cloud has been in operation for 10 years, and its early arrival on the scene resulted in a glut of loyal customers. But those customers have mixed reactions to new AWS features.