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Tips For Improving Employee Engagement

The qualities needed to lead a digital enterprise have been well documented. How to ensure worker engagement with digital transformation initiatives and the digital workplace is less clear.

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August 22, 2018

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Essential Guide to AIOps: Top Tools and Implementation Tips

AIOps platforms may be the hottest ticket in enterprise IT right now, with vendors offering all manner of AI-driven tools that arrive with a heady promise of transforming IT operations.

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August 22, 2018

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Is Open Source More Secure? Maybe Not

In the debate over whether open source or proprietary software is inherently more secure, the winner is likely to be neither.

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August 21, 2018

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8 Hurdles IT Must Overcome if They Want Open Source Success

Open source can create new opportunities for businesses, but they must be wary of the challenges around security, support, and scalability.  

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August 16, 2018

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Rauf Bolden: Municipalities, Ransomware and the Cloud-Based Browser

You could almost hear people gnash their teeth, wondering about ransomware attacks on municipalities in New Mexico and Georgia.

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August 9, 2018

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A New Paradigm For Cloud Training

Leading enterprises have recognized that building skills from within is the best long-term solution to contend with the current skills gap, which is why a new paradigm for cloud training is needed.

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August 6, 2018

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— January 10, 2019

2018 Was a Big Year for Content at Cloud Academy

As Head of Content at Cloud Academy I work closely with our customers and my domain leads to prioritize quarterly content plans that will achieve the best outcomes for our customers.We started 2018 with two content objectives: To show customer teams how to use Cloud Services to solv...

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  • Cloud Computing
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— January 8, 2019

What is Azure Machine Learning

The meal was fantastic, the service was friendly and professional, the setting was cozy, and the company was engaging. As the evening ended, however, there was a slight hiccup as my credit card was declined. There was more than enough money in my account to cover the cost of the (very d...

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  • Machine Learning
— December 27, 2018

DevOps and Agile: Understanding the Relationship

Agile development used to be front and center in the conversation about software development. Now, DevOps has taken over the conversation. How do agile and DevOps relate? Both ideas began as ways to improve different aspects of software development. Agile embraced the changing nature of...

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— December 21, 2018

2019 Cloud Computing Predictions

2018 was a banner year in cloud computing, with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) all continuing to launch new and innovative services. We also saw growth among enterprises in the adoption of methodologies supporting the move toward cloud-native...

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— December 17, 2018

Azure Internet of Things (Azure IoT) – An Introduction

IoT, or the ‘Internet of Things’, is an intriguing and rapidly growing technology that's bringing significant change to important elements of modern life. According to Gartner, IoT security spending alone is set to reach $1.5 billion during 2018.Like many newly minted terms, the def...

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— December 12, 2018

Getting Started With Site Reliability Engineering

Much has been written and discussed about SRE (Site Reliability Engineering) from what it is, how to do it, and how it's the same (or different) as DevOps. Google coined the term, defined the profession, and wrote the book on it. Their "Site Reliability Engineering" book covers the idea...

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— December 6, 2018

What DevOps Means for Risk Management

What Does DevOps Mean for Risk Management?Adopting DevOps makes the unfamiliar uneasy in two areas. One, they see an inherently risky choice between speed and quality and second, they are concerned that the quick iterations of DevOps may break compliance rules or introduce security vu...

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— November 30, 2018

Amazon FSx for Lustre Makes High Performance Computing More Accessible

One service which attracted my attention from the AWS re:Invent announcements was Amazon FSx for Lustre. While we have seen a lot of performance improvements in cloud compute and networking recently, I/O performance feels quite stoic despite it often being the bottleneck in high-end com...

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— November 29, 2018

Amazon Elastic Inference – GPU Acceleration for Faster Inferencing

“Add GPU acceleration to any Amazon EC2 instance for faster inference at much lower cost (up to 75% savings)”So you’ve just kicked off the training phase of your multilayered deep neural network. The training phase is leveraging Amazon EC2 P3 instances to keep the training time to a...

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— November 29, 2018

IoT Thrives on AWS — re:Invent IoT Announcement Roundup

The Internet of Things (IoT) embeds technology into any physical thing to enable never before seen levels of connectivity. IoT is revolutionizing industries and creating many new market opportunities, with management consulting firm McKinsey predicting the IoT market reaching up to $581...

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— November 29, 2018

New Security & Compliance Service: AWS Security Hub

This morning’s Andy Jassy keynote was followed by the announcement of over 20 new services across a spectrum of AWS categories, including those in Security and Compliance, Database, Machine Learning, and Storage.  One service that jumped out to me was the AWS Security Hub, currently...

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  • re:Invent 2018
  • Security
— November 28, 2018

AWS Firecracker: Next Generation Virtualization for MicroVMs

“Firecracker is an open source virtualization technology that is purpose-built for creating and managing secure, multi-tenant containers and functions-based services.”One of the great things embedded in Amazon Web Services DNA is their unparalleled vision and innovation in the compute...

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