DevOps in the cloud: Best practices and pitfalls for cloud deployment and development from Copado

Source:zdnet.com David Brooks, VP of Products at Copado, explains how companies can use DevOps for large-scale cloud deployments and how to avoid common cloud development mistakes. As cloud computing implementations grow in size and scope, successfully managing the deployment of and development process for those services becomes ever more challenging. And when companies attempt to use traditional software development practices such as DevOps with their cloud services, they often run into unique problems. To better understand how companies can use

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AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK) Is Generally Available, Enhancing Coding Cloud Infrastructure

Source:infoq.com Recently, Amazon announced the general availability of the AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK), an extensible open-source software development framework allowing developers to model and provision their cloud infrastructure using familiar programming languages. Last year, Amazon released a developer preview of the CDK to get developers on board and help drive the evolution of the framework. The preview release included support for TypeScript, JavaScript, and Java followed up with .NET and Python. The current GA release supports TypeScript and Python, and

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Cloud is changing the data protection landscape: Dell EMC research

Source : – cio.economictimes.indiatimes.com Dell EMC announced the results of the third Global Data Protection Index revealing an increasing growth rate of data of 130% in Indian organizations and an impressive jump in data protection “adopters” of nearly 50 percentage points (48%) since 2016. The research, which surveyed 2,200 IT decision makers from both public and private organizations with 250+ employees across 18 countries and 11 industries, provides a comprehensive understanding of the state of data protection and the maturity of

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How DevOps enables organisations to deliver true value to customers: A guide

Source : – cloudcomputing-news.net Gone are the days when teams could work on a project for months (or even years) before releasing it to production. Now even two-week cycles are too long due to ever more demanding customer expectations and an always-growing field of competitors. Organisations today expect to deliver new features to production on a weekly, daily or even hourly basis. This accelerated timeline lets organisations adapt to market shifts and technological changes. It keeps companies on the same pace

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Australian Govt & AWS strike cloud services deal

Source :- securitybrief.com.au Australia’s Federal, State and Territory government agencies will now access all AWS Cloud services, after AWS struck a deal with Whole-of-Government Australia to deploy AWS. Government agencies, public universities, and government-controlled organisations will now access AWS through a simplified procurement model that aims to reduce administrative overheads and to smooth the procurement process. According to AWS, the Whole-of-Government agreement addresses some of the main barriers of adopting and expanding the use of cloud services, by modernising the way

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Microsoft developer reveals Linux is now more used on Azure than Windows Server

Source :- zdnet.com Three and a half years ago, Mark Russinovich, Azure CTO, Microsoft’s cloud, said, “One in four [Azure] instances are Linux.” Next, in 2017, Microsoft revealed that 40% of Azure virtual machines (VM) were Linux-based. Then in the fall of 2018, Scott Guthrie, Microsoft’s executive VP of the cloud and enterprise group, told me in an exclusive interview, “About half Azure VMs are Linux”. Now, Sasha Levin, Microsoft Linux kernel developer, in a request that Microsoft be allowed to

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Microsoft Beats AWS, Google Cloud With Middle East Cloud Regions

Source: crn.com Microsoft became the first of the top three U.S. cloud providers to deliver cloud services from data centers in the Middle East this week with its launch of cloud regions in United Arab Emirates (UAE). Both Microsoft Azure and Microsoft Office 365 are now generally available from the new regions, which will serve the Middle East and Africa, and Dynamics 365 and Power Platform are expected to be available by the end of the year. “The opening of the new cloud regions in

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What is cloud computing?

Source:- salesforce.com Everyone is talking about “the cloud.” But what does it mean? More and more, technology is moving to the cloud. It’s not just a fad — the shift away from traditional software models to software as a service, or Saas, has steadily gained momentum over the last 10 years. Looking ahead, the next decade of cloud computing promises even more ways to collaborate from anywhere, using mobile devices. So what is cloud computing? Essentially, cloud computing is a

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How Not to Sabotage Your Multi-Cloud Strategy

Source:- devops.com The immense pressure for enterprises to deliver new applications and insights that exploit new business opportunities has been a driving force for digital transformation. This, in turn, has led IT leaders to embrace a multi-cloud strategy—whether that’s deploying a combination of cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure and Google, or extending private data centers to the public cloud—to achieve greater agility, optimized performance and cost savings resulting from deploying workloads across multiple cloud platforms. However, maintaining multiple cloud

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Actifio Welcomes Dell EMC, Google Cloud & IBM as Diamond Sponsors of Actifio Data Driven 2019 Conference

Source:- Actifio, the pioneer of copy data management software, announced that Dell EMC, Google Cloud and IBM will be Diamond Sponsors for Data Driven 2019, the company’s annual conference for technologists and business leaders from around the globe who are driving data-intensive transformations in their organizations. In addition, Fujitsu and Hitachi Solutions are Gold Sponsors and TechTarget is the Official Media Sponsor of Data Driven 2019. Datatrend, Onix, and Wasabi have been named Bronze Sponsors. Actifio’s annual global conference, Data

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