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June 05, 2018
Druva will replace its Apollo product with the services of CloudRanger, following its acquisition of the AWS data protection vendor. Druva's Cloud Platform continues to evolve.
May 31, 2018
Infrastructure was AWS' focus in May, as the cloud provider made good on several of its promises with features that provide more diverse compute options -- including some that directly challenge ...
May 16, 2018
AWS infrastructure services now offer more VM control, licensing flexibility and a price cut -- all part of its plan to lure coveted enterprise customers.
March 01, 2018
Many cloud developers espouse the benefits of serverless computing, but others find the approach unwieldy or difficult to manage. The AWS Serverless Application Repository, one of several AWS ...
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Enterprises face a number of management challenges when they adopt containers. While AWS Fargate eliminates some of these hurdles, be sure to mind your bill. Continue Reading
AWS Auto Scaling is a service that automatically monitors and adjusts compute resources to maintain performance for applications hosted in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) public cloud. Continue Reading
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AWS provides myriad container options to suit different deployment needs. But the biggest consideration might be how much control you need over the infrastructure. Continue Reading
Amazon's native integration of Kubernetes puts all the major cloud providers on the same playing field, but it's not an even match. Continue Reading
In this cost comparison of VMware Cloud on AWS vs. AWS EC2 instances, expert Brien Posey breaks down the pricing of each option and discusses additional purchasing considerations. Continue Reading
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General-purpose EC2 instances, like the M and T series, fit many types of applications. But before you rush to use them, know your workloads and how much capacity they need. Continue Reading
At re:Invent, AWS made a number of enhancements to its container services portfolio. But its bedrock container orchestration service, Amazon ECS, still vexes some dev teams. Continue Reading
Despite its benefits, VMware Cloud on AWS isn't always the most cost-effective choice for workloads. Compare pricing to EC2 instance costs to gauge which is the better option. Continue Reading
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While Spot Instances can be economical, they can also cause data loss without proper backup. Use databases to save instance data, and set up interruption notices to be warned. Continue Reading
Many cloud operations go off without a hitch, but there are errors that can gum up the works. That includes AWS Lambda functions, which are prone to several common miscues. Continue Reading
Disruptions occur in the cloud, and developers need to be ready for them. Using AWS tools and geographic routing can keep services available. Continue Reading