Spearline and Amazon Web Services Partnership

Spearline Testing

Cloud computing has driven down Information Technology costs and helped companies across all industries increase their flexibility and productivity. Amazon Web Services. Spearline has designed its tried-and-tested platform using AWS’s cloud computing infrastructure.

Forrester 2019 Enterprise BI Platform Waves ™ Research Update

Forrester IT

This year we emphasized New market segmentation by Vendor-Managed vs. Client-Managed platforms, which roughly equated to on-premise vs. cloud based platforms, but not quite. Forrester has just published 2019 refresh of out Enterprise Business Intelligence (BI) Platforms Waves ™.

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Amazon Web Services AWS July 2018 Updates

Storage IO Blog

Amazon Web Services AWS July 2018 Updates Amazon Web Services AWS July 2018 Updates Amazon Web Services AWS July 2018 Updates continue to expand feature, functionality, service capabilities of the public cloud providers capabilities across various geographies.

Amazon Web Services AWS – Accelerate Your Cloud Success


Amazon Web Services is an extensive, developing distributed Cloud computing stage gave by Amazon.com. Web administrations are here and there called cloud administrations or remote figuring administrations. What Is Cloud Computing. Web Hosting.

Happy birthday, OpenStack -- but don't get too comfortable

David Linthicum

The open source cloud computing software project OpenStack turned three years old last week, and there are plenty of reasons to celebrate. Cloud Computing Data Center Open Source Software OpenStack Amazon Web Services Open Source Software Cloud computing Data Center OpenStack has come a long way since its launch, with contributions from Rackspace, NASA, Intel, and other groups. It now counts more than 1,000 contributors and 1.28

Amazon Web Service AWS September 2017 Software Defined Data Infrastructure Updates

Storage IO Blog

September was a busy month pertaining to software defined data infrastructure including cloud and related AWS announcements. One of the announcements included VMware partnering to deliver vSphere, vSAN and NSX data infrastructure components for creating software defined data centers (SDDC) also known as multi cloud, and hybrid cloud leveraging AWS elastic bare metal servers (read more here in a companion post).

[Guide] Why Businesses Are Turning to Containers

Perficient - Digital Transformation

The following is the first blog in a series to teach business leaders about software containers and Kubernetes, and their importance in modern application delivery. What are software containers? Windows support for software containers and Kubernetes is now available and evolving.

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The Benefits of Containers for Businesses

Perficient - Digital Transformation

The following is the second blog in a series about software containers and Kubernetes, and their importance in modern application delivery. In our last blog in this series , we looked at what software containers are and their evolution over time.

The new normal: Cloud, it’s not just early adopters anymore: Part I

The Investing Edge

With last month’s sold out AWS re:Invent conference in Las Vegas and the jam-packed media frenzy around cloud industry announcements, it’s clear that “the cloud” continues to drive enormous PR and marketing spend. Some are even adopting a “cloud first” initiative, including the U.S.

Free Cloud Courses at Linux Academy — July 2019

Linux Academy

By adding free cloud training to our Community Membership, students can develop their Linux and Cloud skills even further. Cloud Security Fundamentals. The cloud has brought about tons of innovation and features. AWS Cloud Formation Deep Dive. Google Cloud Concepts.

How to Choose a Container Management Platform

Perficient - Digital Transformation

The following is the fourth blog in a series about software containers and Kubernetes, and their importance in modern application delivery. Kubernetes is a rapidly moving open source project that can be downloaded, installed, and run on-premises or on cloud infrastructure.

Operational Resilience in the Cloud | Maximizing Business Value with AWS

Linux Academy

Operational Resilience in the Cloud. Operationally resilient organizations depend on the help of four cornerstones: Operations , Security , Software , and Infrastructure. The cloud allows you to drive improved SLAs on applications, reduce regulatory compliance complexity, minimize unplanned outages that unexpectedly cut revenue or cost money to address. Enhance your security and governance by automatically checking the configuration of Amazon Web Services resources.

The Top 10 Cloud Myths


Myths continue to plague cloud computing. Although cloud computing has become much more mainstream in the last five years, some of the myths that circulated during its advent still persist today. Cloud should be thought of as a means to an end. 1: Cloud is always about money.

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Efficient Multi-Vendor Clouds Help Break Incipient Monopolies


Cloud marketplaces and open standards help cultivate a vibrant cloud vendor market, encouraging competition and reducing the risks of vendor lock in. Efficient Multi-Vendor Clouds Help Break Incipient Monopolies. Think of a cloud provider. Cloud Marketplaces.

Update On The Megatrend of CloudComputing


In this post we dive deeper into the first of these trends, Cloud Computing. We succinctly describe Cloud Computing as the scalable delivery of computational resources. Models of cloud compute include public clouds, private clouds and blends in between. Bob Gourley.

Key Considerations When Adopting Containers

Perficient - Digital Transformation

The following is the fifth blog in a series about software containers and Kubernetes, and their importance in modern application delivery. Adoption of software containers is not without challenges. This normally involves an aspect of software-defined infrastructure.

6 Things Amazon Can Teach us About How to Do Cloud Computing Correctly


Amazon Web Services, or AWS, has been setting the standard for online e-commerce solutions for some time now. But in its early adoption of cloud computing as a solution to scalability issues may just revolutionize how other companies approach the cloud as a resource. In this post, learn six things AWS can teach any business about using cloud computing effectively. AWS designs its own custom hardware and software. Cloud Computing Amazon Web Services

Cloud Computing’s Value Proposition | Maximizing Business Value with AWS

Linux Academy

One of the most attractive aspects of cloud computing is its “pay as you go” pricing model. I’m sure you already understand the concept of cloud computing. Cloud Computing’s Value Proposition. What is cloud computing’s value proposition from an economic point of view?

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Defense in Depth: Protecting the Organization’s Data


The shift toward mobile technology and cloud-based services has slowed PKI’s already low rate of adoption. The Smartcrypt Platform consists of an end-user application and a web-based manager console. Cloud Computing CTO Cyber Security News Amazon Web Services

Netflix Closed Their Last Data Center – Should You Do The Same?

The Accidental Successful CIO

Netflix now runs everything in the cloud, should you be doing this? What this means is that they are now running their company entirely in “the cloud” Should you be doing this? How Netflix Moved To The Cloud. What It Means To Be Entirely In The Cloud.

AWS Lambda Versioning and Aliases

Linux Academy

You can be sure that there are servers tucked away in the cloud somewhere running your Lambda Functions, but they are of no practical concern of yours. Software Deployment Workflows and Versioning.

Learner Spotlight: Jennifer Bergstrom

Linux Academy

At re: Invent 2019, we sat down with Jennifer (Jenn) Bergstrom, Software Engineer, and Linux Academy learner. And I also really, really like the Cloud Playground. A: If you talked to me three years ago I was a straight-up, hard-core, mainframe Java Application Developer and now I’m a Cloud Engineer. Q: What you say to a learner that is afraid they don’t “belong” in the world of cloud computing? Amazon Web Services Behind the Scenes

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Developing a PaaS Migration Strategy

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Re-platforming applications includes lift-and-shift (containerizing) applications with minor changes, refactoring applications to adhere to twelve factor app guidelines and complete application rewrites to best leverage native cloud and DevOps. PaaS Service Offerings.

Clouds on clouds on clouds: The new IT

David Linthicum

Several file-sharing cloud providers build clouds within clouds, using Amazon Web Service's Simple Storage Service (S3). It’s a solid concept: Why place your own equipment in a data center when another cloud service can do it for you? It makes economic sense because you’re not buying the hardware and software, and most important, you don’t have to absorb the costs of the people, technology, and processes needed to maintain it.

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Forrester Predicts Cloud Market Shifts in 2020

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Forrester has released its anticipated yearly predictions for cloud computing, giving businesses something to consider as they enter 2020. This is why Forrester’s predictions are eagerly awaiting each year – the cloud’s dynamic nature. Cloud vendors find their place.

AWS Careers: On the Road to All 9 AWS Certifications

Linux Academy

Cloud computing was a big win for us. So, we do have a cloud-first mentality at Emory. Anytime someone comes with software or solution, we always ask what are the PaaS or cloud offerings. How did you end up working with AWS and cloud technologies?

Three Patterns to Avoid When Selecting Cloud Native Platforms

Perficient - Digital Transformation

As a developer and software architect stepping back and viewing a population of things to find the common thread woven throughout seems natural. Cloud Native Application Platforms. Specifically the conversations have been focused on adopting cloud native application platforms (this encompasses a rapidly developing set of technologies including platform-as-a-service and container-as-a-service). Patterns resonate with me.

How to diagnose cloud performance issues

David Linthicum

Is your public cloud-based workload too slow? I’ve found that many people in IT who can quickly diagnose issues with traditional systems have trouble diagnosing cloud-based system. Because they don’t have a deep understanding of what’s in a public cloud, such as Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure, and believe that it’s a black box. Learn all about the cloud at InfoWorld. Start with the basics: What is cloud computing?

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Oracle's new cloud push won't be easy

David Linthicum

Oracle executives last week revealed the results of years’ worth of work on its IaaS public cloud, including the announcement of a new bare-metal cloud database service and an international expansion. After lots of saber rattling from Oracle , it’s finally making a move to take on Amazon Web Services. Oracle has a presence in most Global 2000 companies, an army of quota-carrying salespeople, and—let’s face it—a bunch of big enterprise software bravado.

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Enterprise Software Trends that CIOs Can’t Ignore in 2019

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Summary: Enterprise software is evolving faster than ever, and plays a critical role in all aspects of a business. So, where is enterprise software headed in the near future. photo credit: geralt via pixabay cc Back in 2011, Marc Andreessen pronounced, “Software is eating the world.”

The Business Case Justification for PaaS

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Within the cloud delivery models Platform as a Service (PaaS), the model providing the facilities for full life cycle application development, has a smaller overall market share than IaaS or SaaS. PaaS service offerings have matured and many of the latest platform announcements by the large cloud vendors have shifted from IaaS to PaaS. Application portability across IaaS providers, private and hybrid cloud.

The Best Line of Code is the One You Didn't Have to Write!

Social, Agile and Transformation

This post isn''t about code reuse or developing web services. Surely, you and your development organization understand the benefits of developing modular code, packing it in libraries, developing APIs and web services, insuring that test cases are automated, and hopefully starting to enable continuous delivery. agile software development amazon big data cio cloud computing data management microsoft SaaS software development

Understanding Cloud Computing for Your Business


Over the last decade, cloud computing has gone from being a buzzword to an essential component of web technology. In fact, the market for cloud computing solutions grew a staggering 21% in 2015 and promises to continue growing at a similar pace over the next five years. Carol M.

Oracle is pricing itself out of Amazon’s cloud

David Linthicum

Oracle is raising prices again, this time on enterprises that choose to run Oracle software on Amazon Web Services. To the cloud! But Oracle's new cloud licensing policy says an AWS virtual CPU is now considered a full core unless hyperthreading is enabled. Guess what? Oracle’s previous licensing agreement recognized that an AWS virtual CPU is a single thread of a core that runs two threads. Therefore, each virtual CPU was counted as half a core. [

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December Tech Trends Report and 2016 Enterprise Tech Projections


Here is more on what we expect each will bring us in 2016: Cloud Computing : The efficiencies of this new architecture are driving compute costs down. New forms of Cloud Computing include ultra-small datacenters which can function as internal clouds, the most versatile of which can be bought in shipping containers and put anywhere, for very low cost. For 2016, expect more IT departments to be buying these small form factor cloud in a box data centers.