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SAP's HANA Marketplace is growing rapidly, having caught the eye of customers and software developers. Startup and veteran companies are using the HANA Cloud Platform to create unique products.
Cloud management services are useful for organizing the ever-growing, complex and sophisticated interconnections within the cloud structure.
The key to strong private cloud performance is to evaluate the network for current and future needs. How should admins prep for high-demand workloads and failover?
Cloud predictive analytics use data to give users insight into what keeps customers happy and what drives them away. How do these services work?
Cloud admins can learn just as much from success as they can from failure. Studying what went right in a cloud project ensures the next try goes smoothly.
It's amazing how what was once a pet project that provided simple installers to fellow developers turned into a profitable business on the leading edge of cloud hosting and managed virtual servers. Here we take a look at the Bitnami story.
At JavaOne 2014, Steve Millidge discusses EAI tools that fit with SaaS and mobile integration growth.
Rob Terpilowski discusses how he and his architect team brought Google Maps to the Java desktop.
NetApp Cloud Ontap makes it easier to get data to and from the cloud, but doesn't help companies that primarily use on-premises storage.
DataDirect Networks rolls out an Amazon S3 API and Gateway and integrates the S3 application layer with WOS 360 object storage.
NetApp's Cloud Ontap is a software-only version of its Data Ontap operating system that leverages the Amazon public cloud while allowing users to keep control of their data.
The cloud threat-modeling process begins with a fundamental understanding of threat management. Expert Ravila Helen White details these best practices for enterprises.
IaaS clouds need baseline server configuration, but real security requires enterprises to go beyond that. Expert Dave Shackleford reviews some IaaS security best practices.
There is more potential trouble for Apple iCloud users as a nationwide man-in-the-middle attack struck the iCloud website in China amid the country's launch of the new iPhone 6.
How do you know when it's time to upgrade your server OS? Our Advisory Board members say you're probably already overdue.
Having a proper system logging strategy can help you quickly identify problems and alert you of issues before they become critical.
Microsoft now offers two options with Hyper-V to isolate VMs on virtual networks. Do you know which option is better for your deployment?
Hadoop has yet to be as widely adopted as consultant Joe Caserta expected -- and maturity issues are a big reason, he says in a Q&A on the much-discussed big data framework.
Version 3.0 of the Couchbase NoSQL database adds tunable memory capabilities, a streaming replication protocol, and other features designed to ease enterprise development and boost performance.
Hadoop may get most of the big data glory. But Strata + Hadoop World attendees said combining it with other technologies is what's really needed to power big data applications.