The Truth About Cloud Storage and Its Future

Source- computer.howstuffworks.com When many of us upload a file to the cloud, we tend to think it will be there forever, ready to be downloaded and accessed on command, or at least when you have a good internet connection. But the truth about the cloud is that it’s actually just a bunch of other hard drives, and your files are really only accessible as long as your provider stays in business and the data formats in which your files are saved are

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Will Application Monitoring Bridge the Gap for DevOps?

Source- technative.io As operations, we look at a new platform/protocol/architecture/interface/tool, search a bit on Google®, and generally find that manageability challenges fall somewhere under a normal curve, or at least within the guardrails. However, new buzzword technologies including cloud, hybrid IT, containers, microservices, CI/CD, DevOps, and SDX have us facing unfamiliar territory and new requirements. While we’re not required to immediately adopt all these technologies wholesale, especially not without a blip to the general running and maintenance of IT systems, there remains

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How AIOps Helps You Get More Out of DevOps

Source- devops.com DevOps may seem like an overused term. It involves taking an application’s source code and running it in an environment. It can cover the processes, the technology or even the people that maintain the technology that is running those very processes. At its heart, though, DevOps is about helping developers to be self-sufficient when it comes to the basic operations around getting their application to a real environment. Once things are running in a test or production environment, there

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What is software application enhancement?

Source- techhq.com Software application developers and programmers work hard to build the apps we use every day. Developers also spend a lot of time focused on engineering, integrating and deploying that software alongside their operations ‘Ops’ counterparts– often in newly-established DevOps teams designed to combine the working goals of both parties. But not all apps just get built and then retired or killed off. Lifecycle management Many applications (and wider database analytics systems) will go through what the industry likes to

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How DevOps can reshape the global economy: Study

Source- digitaljournal.com A new report, from Google Cloud, provides a comprehensive view of the growing DevOps industry, with scientific studies that span five years and more than 30,000 survey responses. The new report has been assembled by Dr. Nicole Forsgren, Jez Humble and Gene Kim, of the DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA) organization, and it is called “Accelerate: State of DevOps 2018: Strategies for a New Economy”. The research has been undertaken in conjunction with in collaboration with Google Cloud.

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Better, faster, cheaper software with DevOps, but is it secure?

Source- theregister.co.uk Webcast The future of DevOps is all about speeding up software development and deployment, aided by cloud-based infrastructure, Restful APIs and open-source software. There’s a general assumption that if everyone can see the open-source code, the chances are somebody somewhere has spotted any vulnerabilities and fixed them. Join the forums and you will see they are full of recently discovered exploits and patches. But with the bad guys stepping up the pace of their attacks, changing methods, swapping techniques

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Cloud computing is making data centers more efficient.

Source- digitaljournal.com Cloud computing is changing the way many businesses deploy applications, control users, and deliver resources. The ability to interconnect data centers enables organizations of all sizes to be more agile and cost-effective — and become more competitive. Data centers are complex systems, composed of elements like routers, switches, security devices, storage systems, servers and application delivery controllers. Today many businesses have an option to provision a virtual data center in the cloud. A cloud data center ensures more power, safer

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Amazon launches Cloud Directory, purpose-built storage for hierarchical data

Source:- techrepublic.com Amazon’s new Cloud Directory product, announced Thursday, could bring additional flexibility and scalability to enterprise directories. The key value proposition of Cloud Directory is that it offers users the ability to create directories with hierarchies spanning multiple dimensions. According to an Amazon press release, more traditional directory tools like Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS), and LDAP-based directories, only allow for a single hierarchy. The idea is that, in allowing the management of multiple hierarchies, Cloud Directory

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Enterprise IT trends for 2017: ‘Fog’ computing, Internet sensors, the second coming of silicon

Source:- venturebeat.com With Snap’s IPO reportedly imminent and the giant Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas now wrapped up, many in the tech world have been focused on innovations in consumer technology lately. But I think the coming year also will be marked by lesser-noticed tectonic shifts in enterprise-IT: Trends related to cloud computing, big data, and even basic computer chips, which are getting a makeover thanks to the new demands placed on them by the deluge of data and

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