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Adoption of cloud computing has no doubt been slowed by worries about the security of those out-of-sight servers and resources. While reasonable, those worries have given way over time to acceptance and even optimism.
In this month's Modern ... Continue Reading
Securing IoT data should become a priority as more companies manipulate the volumes produced by these devices. Seemingly innocuous information could allow privacy invasions. Continue Reading
Configuration management (CM) is a governance and systems engineering process for ensuring consistency in an operational environment. Continue Reading
Hackers will exploit any entrance to enterprise data they can find. Make sure to erect more than just a network-level fence to ensure nobody crashes the data party. Continue Reading
Configuration management is vital to fast-moving IT ops, and Puppet is a popular tool. This Puppet setup tutorial gets users started on the open source version. Continue Reading
You can make sys admins happier and more productive with easily implemented practices, which includes forcing them to do their least favorite chore.Continue Reading
Configuration management specialists have to know the rules and know when to break them. Here's how to get developers, IT staff and project owners on your side.Continue Reading
Putting thousands of cores to work makes perfect sense when you're powering a video game. But graphics processing units, or GPUs, can't serve much practical purpose in a corporate data center, can they?
The GPU vs. CPU discussion isn't as odd as ...Continue Reading
A technology as old as data centers -- networking -- threatens to derail the next new thing. Smart networking choices make Docker container deployments functional and organized.Continue Reading
IT systems have changed, development processes have changed and even the business's customers' habits have changed. Why hasn't IT security?Continue Reading
Application ops should address the elephant in the room -- poorly optimized PHP -- to speed load and processing times.Continue Reading
Compare the progressive stages of IT maturity against your organization's use of documentation, goal orientation and automation; then discover areas for improvement.Continue Reading
MIS, or management information systems, is the software and hardware to support critical business applications. MIS also refers to the staff who select and manage these systems.Continue Reading
Plenty of data center technologies enter the market, aiming to solve this problem or that problem. (Or every problem, if the hype is to be believed.) But which products really hit the mark? Which ones stand out, coming along at just the right moment...Continue Reading
Serverless applications abstract the app from the underlying infrastructure. And that changes the IT team's approach to application performance monitoring.Continue Reading