Cloud Computing

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Dispelling the myths of hybrid cloud

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The words "vendor lock" worry me more than I'd like to admit. Whether it's having too many virtual machines in ec2, an expensive lambda...
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Twilio Flex, a fully-programmable contact center platform, is now generally available

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Yesterday, Twilio announced the general availability of Flex. Since its preview announcement in March, Flex has been used by thousands of contact center agents...

Things to Consider When Migrating to the Cloud

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After the decision is made to make use of a cloud solution like Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure, there is one main question...

3 Reasons Why “the Cloud” Is a Terrible Metaphor (and One Why It Isn’t)

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I have a lot of feelings about “the cloud” as a metaphor for networked computing. All my indignation comes too late, of course. I’ve...
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Cloudflare terminates services to 8chan following yet another set of mass shootings in the...

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Update: Jim Watkins, the owner of 8chan has spoken against the ongoing backlash in a defensive video statement on uploaded 6th August on YouTube. "My...

Introduction to Microsoft Azure Cloud Services

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In this article by Gethyn Ellis, author of the book Microsoft Azure IaaS Essentials, we will understand cloud computing and the various services offered by...

AIO setup of OpenStack – preparing the infrastructure code environment

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Viewing your OpenStack infrastructure deployment as code will not only simplify node configuration, but also improve the automation process. Despite the existence of numerous system-management...

Lower prices and more flexible purchase options for Azure Red Hat OpenShift from Microsoft...

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For the past several years, Microsoft and Red Hat have worked together to co-develop hybrid cloud solutions intended to enable greater customer innovation. In...

Deploying First Server

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In this article by Kirill Shirinkin, the author of the book Getting Started with Terraform, we will know how we can proceed to learning...

Introducing DataStax Constellation: A cloud platform for rapid development of Apache Cassandra-based apps

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At the first day of Accelerate 2019, DataStax unveiled DataStax Constellation, a modern cloud platform specifically designed for Apache Cassandra. DataStax is a leading...