WILL FATE OF CLOUD COMPUTING CHANGE DURING THE CURRENT PANDEMIC?

Source:-analyticsinsight.net Internet is flooded with memes about Earth being closed due to one of the biggest pandemic of the 21st century: COVID-19. While the world is hell-bent in trying to push back on novel coronavirus, Cloud Computing firms could emerge as a prominent and strong key player in this battle. With large-scale industrial shutdowns, public lockdown taking place around the globe to contain virus spread, work from home has gained more importance than before. As people are caught up in

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Ensuring a Smooth Kubernetes Deployment

Source:-containerjournal.com It’s not hyperbole to say that Kubernetes is a game-changer for developers and DevOps teams. At full power, it has the capacity to impart significant efficiency and stability that has a tangible impact on a company’s bottom line. However, as is often said, “Nothing good ever came easy.” Many of us know that Kubernetes is inherently complex. Unfortunately, this complexity can lead to oversights that can cause major security issues. Thankfully, with the right procedures in place and a

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VMware, a leader in cloud infrastructure and remote work, dropped employees at the worst time

Source:-media.thinknum.com Coronavirus pandemic shelter-at-home mandates have led to a massive rise in work-from-home tools like Zoom and Cisco Webex teleconferencing software, the former seeing usage spike by as much as 300%. This has led to reports of Microsoft Cloud server demand being up by 775%. Several of our 10 early indicators of recovery are related or connected factors, such as online classes. Yet, strangely, VMware ($NYSE:VMW) is losing employees after a quiet round of layoffs beginning in February, according to

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Comparing Three Approaches to Multi-Cloud Security Management

Source:-devops.com Moving to a multi-cloud environment can bring many advantages, but it also brings huge challenges in managing both the everyday operations and security of multi-cloud infrastructures. To meet these challenges, several approaches to multi-cloud management have arisen. The most common can be roughly grouped into three categories: Cloud Management Platforms (CMPs), Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and cloud-native abstraction. The differences between these approaches reflect the differences between top-down and bottom-up cloud management, as each management process suits a different

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How to Secure Online Coding Platforms

Source:-devops.com The evolution of DevOps teams and a greater reliance on cloud-based computing has completely changed the coding process. Now, with Integrated Development Environments (IDEs), coding can be done entirely online. This is convenient, but are online IDEs secure? To answer this, we will focus on two popular cloud-based IDEs: AWS Cloud9 and Visual Studio Online. In online coding, the IDE is rendered inside your browser, the browser JavaScript engine uses WebSockets to initiate an Secure Shell (SSH) connection to

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DevOps needs to undergo a human transformation

Source:-sdtimes.com While most of the industry is undergoing a digital transformation, the CEO of the DevOps Institute Jayne Groll stresses the need for a human transformation. According to Groll, DevOps initiatives are focusing too much energy on technology and not enough effort with skills. The DevOps Institute released the Upskilling 2020: Enterprise DevOps Skills Report to find the most in-demand skills needed for DevOps. The data was based on more than 1,200 respondents. “Human transformation is the single most critical

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How to build a DevOps army

Source:-techbeacon.com As you scale DevOps, you need more people who understand the fundamentals—​including dev and test pros, IT operations pros, and even stakeholders. You could bring in external folks, but they’re expensive and in short supply. So start building your DevOps army now by training existing employees on the basics. Here’s what each role needs to know at a minimum, and how to provide —or where to go to get—that training. [ Continuous delivery and release automation (CDRA) demands speed

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DevOps Institute Upskilling the Enterprise

Source:-devops.com DevOps Institute released its annual Upskilling the Enterprise survey and the results are as interesting as last year. The organization of DevOps teams and its interaction with speed/success was one area that intrigued me, and sent me off looking for more information on the topic. This led me to this interesting site that does a great job of delving deeper than “We’ve all heard of Conway’s law.” Good descriptions there on what works and why that will be useful

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GitLab moves 18 of its DevOps features to open source

Source:-sdtimes.com GitLab announced that 18 of its features are moving to open source including related issues, export issues, issue board focus mode, and service desk. “This marks a major milestone in our efforts to empower the community to collaborate more robustly and to take our single tool for the DevOps lifecycle to the next level,” Sid Sijbrandij, co-founder and CEO of GitLab wrote in a blog post. The newly open-sourced feature set covers areas that span planning, creating, verifying, packaging,

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How DevOps has evolved since 2012

Source:-techrepublic.com O’Reilly’s What is DevOps?: Infrastructure as Code published almost eight years ago. A programming expert reflects on which predictions by the author came true and what’s coming next. When Mike Loukides published the long essay What is DevOps? in book form for O’Reilly Media, he gave it a subtitle that would become well-known: Infrastructure as Code. That essay, just 20 pages long, proposed a few key things: Infrastructure moves into the code. The systems that run the software, which

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