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March 1, 2017
by sjvn01
Comments Off on Which cloud will give you the biggest bang for the buck?

Which cloud will give you the biggest bang for the buck?

After Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) Northern Virginia datacenter went casters up, you might think about switching your Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud provider. If that’s the case, Cloud Spectator has benchmarked 10 of the biggest public cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) providers based on … Continue reading

February 22, 2017
by sjvn01
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New OpenStack Ocata stabilizes popular open-source cloud

Usually, it would be another couple of months before the open-source OpenStack Foundation cloud released a new version of its cloud software. This time around the OpenStack community released the latest version, Ocata, on a one-time, shorter cycle. This release … Continue reading

February 15, 2017
by sjvn01
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The Basics: Explaining Kubernetes, Mesosphere, and Docker Swarm

Containers, a lightweight way to virtualize applications, are an important element of any DevOps plan. But how are you going to manage all of those containers? Container orchestration programs—Kubernetes, Mesosphere Marathon, and Docker Swarm—make it possible to manage containers without … Continue reading

February 7, 2017
by sjvn01
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Municipal drones are coming — and cloud leaders are getting prepared

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), a leading organization dedicated to ensuring a secure cloud computing environment is working with Securing Smart Cities, a nonprofit global initiative focused on smart city cybersecurity, to set up drone guidelines. Their report, co-authored by … Continue reading