DevOps

What is Cloud Foundry? Key Benefits and a Real Use Case

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Vineet Badola
July 6, 2019

Unlike most other cloud computing platform services — which are tied to particular cloud providers — Cloud Foundry is available as a stand-alone so...

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  • Cloud Foundry

DevOps: Scaling Velocity and Increasing Quality

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Adam Hawkins
July 2, 2019

All software teams strive to build better software and ship it faster. That's a competitive edge required to survive in the Age of Software. DevOps...

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  • continuous delivery
  • DevOps
  • software

Continuous Deployment: What’s the Point?

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Adam Hawkins
June 13, 2019

Continuous Deployment is the pinnacle of high-performance software development. Continuous deployment teams deploy every commit that passes tests t...

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  • Development & Deploy
  • DevOps

What is Kubernetes? An Introductory Overview

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Adam Hawkins
June 12, 2019

In part 1 of my webinar series on Kubernetes, I introduced Kubernetes at a high level with hands-on demos aiming to answer the question, "What is K...

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  • Cloud Computing
  • Kubernetes

DevOps Telemetry: Open Source vs Cloud vs Third Party

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Adam Hawkins
May 31, 2019

The DevOps principle of feedback calls for business, application, and infrastructure telemetry. While telemetry is important for engineers when deb...

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  • Analytics
  • DevOps

The Convergence of DevOps

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Adam Hawkins
April 16, 2019

IT has changed over the past 10 years with the adoption of cloud computing, continuous delivery, and significantly better telemetry tools. These te...

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  • DevOps
  • Security

How DevOps Increases System Security

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Adam Hawkins
March 21, 2019

The perception of DevOps and its role in the IT industry has changed over the last five years due to research, adoption, and experimentation. Accel...

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  • DevOps
  • Security

What is Ansible?

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Guy Hummel
March 4, 2019

What is Ansible? Ansible is an open-source IT automation engine, which can remove drudgery from your work life, and will also dramatically improve ...

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  • Ansible
  • Cloud Computing

Measuring DevOps Success: What, Where, and How

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Adam Hawkins
February 7, 2019

The DevOps methodology relates technical and organization practices so it's difficult to simply ascribe a number and say "our organization is a B+ ...

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  • DevOps

2019 DevOps and Automation Predictions

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Adam Hawkins
February 5, 2019

2019 DevOps and Automation Predictions We recently released our 2019 predictions for cloud computing and are doing the same here for DevOps and au...

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  • Cloud Predictions
  • DevOps

Popular Articles

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Andrew Larkin
— August 7, 2019

Disadvantages of Cloud Computing

If you want to deliver digital services of any kind, you’ll need to estimate all types of resources, not the least of which are CPU, memory, storage, and network connectivity. Which resources you choose for your delivery —  cloud-based or local — is up to you. But you’ll definitely want...

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  • AWS
  • Azure
  • Cloud Computing
  • Google Cloud Platform
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Andrew Larkin
— June 6, 2019

The 11 AWS Certifications: Which is Right for You and Your Team?

As companies increasingly shift workloads to the public cloud, cloud computing has moved from a nice-to-have to a core competency in the enterprise. This shift requires a new set of skills to design, deploy, and manage applications in cloud computing. As the market leader and most ma...

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  • AWS
  • AWS Certifications
Joe Nemer
Joe Nemer
— June 18, 2019

AWS Certification Practice Exam: What to Expect from Test Questions

If you’re building applications on the AWS cloud or looking to get started in cloud computing, certification is a way to build deep knowledge in key services unique to the AWS platform. AWS currently offers 11 certifications that cover major cloud roles including Solutions Architect, De...

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  • AWS
  • AWS Certifications
Albert Qian
Albert Qian
— October 18, 2018

Microservices Architecture: Advantages and Drawbacks

Microservices are a way of breaking large software projects into loosely coupled modules, which communicate with each other through simple Application Programming Interfaces (APIs). Microservices have become increasingly popular over the past few years. The modular architectural style,...

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  • AWS
  • Microservices
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Jeremy Cook
— April 13, 2019

S3 FTP: Build a Reliable and Inexpensive FTP Server Using Amazon’s S3

Is it possible to create an S3 FTP file backup/transfer solution, minimizing associated file storage and capacity planning administration headache? FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is a fast and convenient way to transfer large files over the Internet. You might, at some point, have config...

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  • AWS
  • S3
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Stuart Scott
— July 26, 2019

How to Use & Install the AWS CLI

What is the AWS CLI? | The AWS Command Line Interface (CLI) is for managing your AWS services from a terminal session on your own client, allowing you to control and configure multiple AWS services and implement a level of automation. If you’ve been using AWS for some time and feel...

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  • AWS
  • AWS CLI
  • Command line interface
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Michael Sheehy
— August 19, 2019

What Exactly Is a Cloud Architect and How Do You Become One?

One of the buzzwords surrounding the cloud that I'm sure you've heard is "Cloud Architect." In this article, I will outline my understanding of what a cloud architect does and I'll analyze the skills and certifications necessary to become one. I will also list some of the types of jobs ...

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  • AWS
  • Cloud Computing
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John Chell
— June 13, 2019

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate: A Study Guide

The AWS Solutions Architect - Associate Certification (or Sol Arch Associate for short) offers some clear benefits: Increases marketability to employers Provides solid credentials in a growing industry (with projected growth of as much as 70 percent in five years) Market anal...

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  • AWS
  • AWS Certifications
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Nitheesh Poojary
— March 26, 2019

How DNS Works – the Domain Name System (Part One)

Before migrating domains to Amazon's Route53, we should first make sure we properly understand how DNS works While we'll get to AWS's Route53 Domain Name System (DNS) service in the second part of this series, I thought it would be helpful to first make sure that we properly understand...

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  • AWS
Stefano Bellasio
Stefano Bellasio
— April 29, 2014

Prerequisites to Learn Cloud Computing – Introduction

Learn Cloud Computing: Basic Requirements Introduction What are the prerequisites and requirements to start learning Cloud Computing? This is the first article in a series to introduce our members to the Prerequisites to learning  Cloud Computing. This was a question I got a thousan...

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  • Cloud Computing
  • Continuous Learning
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Vineet Badola
— July 15, 2019

AWS AMI Virtualization Types: HVM vs PV (Paravirtual VS Hardware VM)

Amazon Machine Images (AWS AMI) offers two types of virtualization: Paravirtual (PV) and Hardware Virtual Machine (HVM). Each solution offers its own advantages. When we’re using AWS, it’s easy for someone — almost without thinking —  to choose which AMI flavor seems best when spinning...

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  • AWS
  • Hardware Virtual Machine
  • Paravirtual
  • Virtualization
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Jeremy Cook
— September 17, 2019

Cloud Migration Risks & Benefits

If you’re like most businesses, you already have at least one workload running in the cloud. However, that doesn’t mean that cloud migration is right for everyone. While cloud environments are generally scalable, reliable, and highly available, those won’t be the only considerations dri...

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  • AWS
  • Azure
  • Cloud Migration

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