Microsoft Azure partners get new tool, migration program

Source:- searchitchannel.techtarget.com Microsoft has uncorked a series of announcements on the eve of Microsoft Inspire, many of them focused on Microsoft Azure management and migration; more news from the week. John Moore and Spencer Smith 12 Jul 2019 Microsoft Azure partners are getting a new management tool and a migration program as part of channel investments Microsoft revealed in the run-up to the company’s annual partner conference. Microsoft introduced Azure Lighthouse, which the company said gives partners “a single control plane”

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Google CoLab Vs Azure Notebooks: Which One Should You Prefer?

Source:-analyticsindiamag.com Google CoLab and Azure Notebooks provide a flexible environment for developers to work on. They are very close to each other in terms of characteristics and can often be tricky to pick one. Here is a detailed comparison between the two which has been done on the basis of speed, computing power, memory and more. 1.Speed Google CoLab is not as responsive as Azure Notebooks. The processing speed is definitely faster for Azure Notebooks compared to CoLab. 2.Computer Power

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An Inside Look at Secure DevOps Kit for Microsoft Azure

Source :- Many challenges in cloud computing come from the sheer size of deployments. If you have a handful of servers that you need to manage and secure, a manual approach can work. As the number of servers and applications increase, however, managing security by hand won’t work. Add to this the demands for increased agility that DevOps bring to the table and the automation that’s required and the risk that something falls “between the cracks” is vastly increased. This

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The Key to Multi-Cloud Success

Source:- devops.com. In the era of cloud-based architectures, companies have implemented multiple cloud platforms but have yet to reap the full benefits. Whether it’s Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud or Microsoft Azure—or some combination thereof—a recent Forrester study found that nearly 86% of enterprises have incorporated a multi-cloud strategy. Not only does this strategy take companies out of the business of hosting their own applications, it also leads to benefits including avoiding vendor lock-in, reduced costs and optimized performance. While it’s clear

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Why Amazon and Red Hat are the two biggest winners in enterprise cloud

Source – techrepublic.com In picking winners in the cloud wars, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the most obvious choice. As the resident hegemon, it’s hard to argue with a company that has accelerated its growth over the past two quarters on top of a run-rate that dwarfs that of all other vendors…combined. No, this doesn’t mean that Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) are doomed—each is carving out differentiation that should see them scoop up market share and billions in

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RedHat Brings Cloud Container Orchestration to DevOps Pros

Source – channelpartnersonline.com RED HAT SUMMIT — As more and more enterprises adopt the DevOps model, certain challenges are revealing themselves. Take, for example, when DevOps is paired with digital transformation, where applications might have to move through siloed, on-premises instances, then eventually into the cloud. Both developers and operational staffers are finding that the portability of conatiners might not be all it’s cracked up to be, especially when moving from premises to the public cloud. To reduce the challenges of container movement, Microsoft and

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Why spending on cloud computing is increasing in SA

Source – fin24.com Spending on cloud computing has sharply increased in Africa and is set to rise further. The Cloud Africa 2018 report, a research project conducted by Arthur Goldstuck’s World Wide Worx for F5 Networks, came to this conclusion after researching the innovation in three of the continent’s major economies – South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria. Cloud computing is when a network of remote servers hosted on the internet to store, manage and process data is used instead of a

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Microsoft Azure: The Future of Cloud Computing

Source – cioreview.com According to one of the IDC reports, cloud computing will be a billion-dollar industry by 2017.  As per Gartner Microsoft Azure is the upcoming leader for Infrastructure as a Service. All this while Amazon had cemented the top position in the cloud services market, today Microsoft Azure is rising as a strong contender, with better performance and a host of innovative features. As cloud computing is rising with unprecedented pace, Microsoft firmly conquers the space, therefore it is

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Hiscox CTO Emphasises DevOps Is About Survival

Source – infoq.com A migration towards using cloud platforms has been a catalyst to fully embrace an end-to-end DevOps approach at Hiscox, said company CTO Jonathan Fletcher in a talk at the DevOps Enterprise Summit in London in June. Fletcher’s talk was titled ‘Sorry Mr(s) Ops, We Hadn’t Forgotten You – Part Two of the Hiscox Story’. It built on his talk from 2016 and highlighted the impact of their growing realisation that, despite making improvements such as reducing the number of people involved in a

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Serverless Computing: AWS vs. Azure

Source:- datamation.com Recently, a new kind of cloud computing has been getting more attention from the media and enterprise customers. Serverless computing, also known as function as a service (FaaS), allows developers to run code in the cloud without worrying about infrastructure. They simply upload their code, and the service bills them for the computing resources used to execute their code. Some analysts believe that serverless could be a big trend in 2017 and beyond. As enterprises embrace DevOps philosophies,

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