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Cloud and Networking are the two fastest growing technology sectors of recent years. With the latest news from the world of Cloud Computing including the likes of Google, Azure and AWS, as well as the latest DevOps news, the Packt Hub team write about the biggest stories as they develop.

How to Build a Recommender Server with Mahout and Solr

In the last post, Mahout on Spark: Recommenders we talked about creating a co-occurrence indicator matrix for a recommender using Mahout. The goals for a...

Getting started with Vagrant

As developers, one of the most frustrating types of bugs are those that only happen in production. Continuous integration servers have gone a long...

Promising DevOps Projects

The DevOps movement is currently driving a wave of innovations in technology, which are contributing to the development of powerful systems and software development...

How to Auto-Scale Your Cloud with SaltStack

What is SaltStack? SaltStack is an extremely fast, scalable, and powerful remote execution engine and configuration management tool created to control distributed infrastructure, code, and...

How to Run Hadoop on Google Cloud – Part 1

Setting up and working with Hadoop can sometimes be difficult. Furthermore, most people with limited resources develop on Hadoop instances on Virtual Machines locally...

How to Run Hadoop on Google Cloud – Part 2

Setting up and working with Hadoop can sometimes be difficult. Furthermore, most people with limited resources develop on Hadoop instances on Virtual Machines locally...

Encryption in the Cloud: An Overview

In this post we will look at how to secure your AWS solution data using encryption (if you need a primer on encryption here...

Building a portable Minecraft server for LAN parties in the park

Minecraft is a lot of fun, especially when you play with friends. Minecraft servers are great but they aren’t very portable and rely on...

How to Run Code in the Cloud with AWS Lambda

AWS Lambda is a new compute service introduced by AWS to run a piece of code in response to events. The source of these...

Is OpenStack a ‘Jack of All Trades, Master of None’ Cloud Solution?

OpenStack looks like all things to all people. Casually perusing their website you can see that it emphasises the cloud solution’s high-level features –...