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As cloud computing evolves, users won't just move their apps to the cloud -- they'll design them to take advantage of cloud's scale and resiliency. Continue Reading
There's technology hype and then there are true trends that affect data centers long-term. These 10 trends are sure to have an impact beyond 2015. Continue Reading
If you want data center clouds and systemic automation, system programmers need an important, dynamic spot on your IT team. Continue Reading
Microservices offer better scalability and agility, but there's a flip side. Operations teams must be ready for the management issues that follow. Continue Reading
Containers are gaining steam in the cloud market with Docker leading the pack. To steer your application to containers, follow these five steps. Continue Reading
Just when you thought you had driven the last nail in the coffin of old-school IT, you find out it's back -- albeit with a twist.
Remember operating system-level virtualization? This method of server virtualization is back with a vengeance ...Continue Reading
With ChatOps, DevOps teams are finding they can integrate project communication with its execution -- more or less seamlessly.Continue Reading
Data center tool integration projects don't end when you finish linking up systems. Without testing and regular maintenance, integrations quickly fall apart.Continue Reading
When done successfully, performance monitoring tool integrations enhance administrative insight and productivity across a busy data center.Continue Reading
Despite the buzz around Docker, it's not the only container platform. So how do I know which container technology is right for my organization?Continue Reading
Several tools and techniques let data center systems administrators work with multiple server OSes on one host system, and manage it effectively.Continue Reading
Seven years after its birth, the frenzy around cloud is beginning to subside. IT organizations have embraced public cloud for some workloads, and built private clouds for others.
IT is having productive discussions about which applications to ...Continue Reading
There are plenty of new approaches to address ever-growing data needs, including scale-out vs. scale-up designs, the shift from hierarchical file systems to object storage, and the Hadoop Distributed File System. Pretty soon there will be absolutely...Continue Reading
Expectations set by the public cloud around self-service and speed of deployment are beginning to creep into the enterprise. In the early days of cloud, developers were so wowed -- and the controls around accessing it were so loose -- that many ...Continue Reading
Tools like Puppet and Chef have helped enable DevOps in the cloud, but hurdles remain when it comes to managing and analyzing cloud-based apps.Continue Reading