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The public cloud journey begins with a hybrid cloud step

22.10.2020

Moving to the public cloud at a full scale is not such an easy process in many scenarios. Potential show-stoppers could be pricing, inadequate knowledge of the public cloud technologies, old school administration mindset, etc.

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Running your containerized workload on Azure

16.10.2020

One of the hosting platforms for application, that is in expansion over the last few years are containers. Containers allow you to package up code and all its dependencies and offer an isolated environment for running applications

read more

Plan to fail – downtime management

15.10.2020

It is inevitable – the systems will fail. If you bet against that tautology when designing your systems and business practices, you will lose. Badly. Your systems will fail. Count on it.  

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Looking for a DevOps Expert for your Mobile App Automation? 8 Key Questions to Ask Them

15.10.2020

This is a list of relevant and actionable questions you might want to go over with your potential DevOps engineer, so you can subsequently make a legit, data-driven decision about hiring the most adequate person for your mobile app development needs. 

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How to achieve high availability for your app on Azure

06.10.2020

To achieve high availability for application, you need to make sure that you plan your infrastructure correctly to reduce the possibility of service impact in case of planned or unplanned downtimes. That includes using high-availability solutions that Azure provides.

read more

WFH is getting traction: How it affects teamwork and productivity?

30.09.2020

Adjusting to the new circumstances was, and still is, a must. And somewhere down the road, many global companies seem to have realized that working from home offers as many advantages as office work does. Some go as far as asking: do we even need offices anymore?

read more

Infrastructure as Code Demystified: IaC Benefits, Challenges & Best Practices

12.09.2020

Find out why Infrastructure as Code & DevOps are key to streamlining your development production and reap all the benefits of automation.

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Azure Cost Optimization: 7 Proven Ways to Reduce Your Azure Costs

11.09.2020

There are various built-in pricing models to help you with your Azure cost management and numerous tools to assist you with optimizing your budget, but the process of focused cost optimization that can truly make a difference comes with experience and expertise.

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Define your cloud expectations – learn the important aspects of every cloud SLA

02.09.2020

Thinking about worst-case scenarios is a must for every SLA, including the one determining the quality of service for the cloud.

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How to improve communication security between App Service and Azure SQL Database

17.08.2020

Improving communication between Azure SQL database and App Service brings a significant boost in PaaS security. Learn the steps to advanced security >>

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Cloud cost optimisation – best practices

15.11.2010

Adopting the cloud means that you are about to embark on a dynamic and complex journey to achieve business prosperity on many levels. There is a reason why the vast majority of companies are spending most of their efforts to reduce costs on the cloud and improve the overall efficiency.

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The pros and cons: Windows 10 vs Windows 8 vs Windows 7

08.01.2016

Let’s take a peek at various benefits and disadvantages of Windows 10, as well as the Windows 8 and Windows 7, to see which best suits your needs.

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Container: The Game Changer

03.03.2016

Containers hold the promise of using an ever-higher percentage of the CPU, lowering the cost of computing and getting more bang for the hardware, power, and real estate investing.

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DevOps – Revolutionary shift in the tech world

16.04.2016

“There’s a new trend called “DevOps” that is sweeping the enterprise IT world and its become a life-or-death career situation for many IT departments…Like the manufacturers were in the 1970s and 1980s were fighting for their lives, today’s IT departments are going to fight for their survival.”

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A Complete and Comprehensive Guide to Office 365 Migration

10.10.2018

Through Office 365, businesses have the opportunity to use the Microsoft Office software suite for as long as they are paying their subscription, but are also granted with access to a plethora of Microsoft’s cloud-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) products made for optimizing business environments of any type.

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A Complete Guide to Cloud Enablement

10.09.2019

A complete guide on how and why your company should initiate Cloud Enablement and reap the benefits of a dynamically scalable infrastructure.

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Benefits of Deploying the DevOps Approach to Software Development

18.10.2019

Much like the Cloud Enablement process used to have a certain taboo-like undertone within the IT community up until a couple of years ago, the DevOps approach is yet to fully enter mainstream IT waters.

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Cloud Security – here is what you should know

05.11.2019

When you plan to migrate to a new IT environment, such as the cloud, you have to ask yourself: can I protect my data and my infrastructure from misuse and how to do it?

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Types of Cloud Computing: Private vs. Public vs. Hybrid vs. Multi-Cloud

03.12.2019

These days, we can choose among several strategies in how we can organize our information services while utilizing the benefits of cloud architecture.

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Azure IaaS: Benefits of Moving your Infrastructure to Azure Cloud

17.12.2019

The basic division according to the cloud service model is something we initially encounter when selecting the right service for each project that needs to be implemented. The question that typically crops up is: Do we need Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) or Software as a Service (SaaS)?

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Definitive Guide to Understanding IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS

18.01.2020

Understanding both the major and the underlying differences between the IaaS, PaaS and SaaS models is paramount if you want your organization to function in the best, most optimal and most efficient way possible.

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Lift and shift – an express lane to the cloud

22.01.2020

Your cloud infrastructure still struggles to cope with peak usage and short downtime of one of your cloud provider’s availability zones caused your services to be unavailable. What went wrong?

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AWS Billing & Pricing Demystified and Actionable Tips on Cost Optimization

29.01.2020

Understanding AWS billing and pricing, though potentially a bit intimidating to inexperienced users, is not too convoluted and is paramount to organizations seeking optimal cloud solutions for their infrastructure, services, processes, and projects.

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Overview of AWS Cost Management Tools

15.02.2020

Understanding AWS Cost Management Tools is a great way to reduce cost and potential errors, while at the same time improving your business’ agility.

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What is Cloud Computing Security and Why it is Crucial for Your Business?

18.02.2020

Cloud Security, or Cloud Computing Security, is a sub-domain of computer/network/information security and represents a wide set of technologies, policies, apps, and controls used to protect data, virtualized IP, apps, services, and the associated cloud computing infrastructure.  The advent of cloud computing and its growing popularity has enabled and given rise to cloud computing security […]

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Reduce Costs And Boost Revenue By Smart Usage Of Spot Instances

19.02.2020

You consider reserved instances but the savings will be negligible. RI requires that you commit yourself to at least a year, and those VMs will not be used that long. I

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Industry-focused Approach to Microsoft Azure Security Concerns

03.03.2020

Many industries have recognized the high compliance and security standards that Microsoft Azure provides to their customers, which is an extremely important element in the trust relationship.

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Actionable Guide to Microsoft Azure Security Best Practices

06.03.2020

Ensuring top-tier security and protection of your data, projects, and services in the cloud may cause convoluted and unique challenges. However, if you approach this task granularly and properly understand and deploy Azure security best practices, your business will achieve a strong, streamlined, cost-effective, and safe infrastructure.

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Hybrid Identity Cloud Management Horror Stories & How to Prevent Them

16.03.2020

The news got around and I was called into a couple of horror stories regarding Hybrid Identity. My ‘six horror stories of Hybrid Identity mismanagement’ session showcases these stories.

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Cloud Computing Benefits For Remote Work

20.03.2020

Scalability, the magic word of cloud computing, especially shines now when there is no way to predict how your online business will go (depending on the niche, of course) and if, for example, your buyers will stock up on your products or come back to buy them periodically.

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Actionable Guide to Microsoft Azure Security Concerns

23.03.2020

Much like any other public provider of cloud-based or cloud-native services, Microsoft Azure too brings a plethora of advantages, but also a handful of challenges and concerns. These challenges are often pegged to the very process of cloud migration, while the concerns almost always refer to potential security-related issues.  Needless to say, security is a […]

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What Do You Need to Learn to Become a DevOps Engineer?

27.03.2020

In this article, I’ll try to explain what you, the aspiring noob, need to learn to become a DevOps engineer.

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Global Economy & How Public Cloud Can Help

31.03.2020

The outbreak has also immediately and directly started to affect almost every industry across global financial markets, with the ever-present and a quite scary idiom “the worst is yet to come” becoming more frequent by the day.

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How To Protect Your Data on Zoom

02.04.2020

From webinars, online yoga classes to online schooling and client meetings – web communication platforms and their usage flared up in the past few weeks, due to obvious, COVID-19 induced reasons. Unfortunately, so did the security issues led by various cyber-attacks, directed especially towards the most used platforms, such as Zoom.

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Get to know Azure DevOps services and their value

07.04.2020

Azure DevOps is Microsoft’s Software as a Service (SaaS) platform which provides each team member with a possibility to implement DevOps procedures in each of the application lifecycle phases – plan, develop, deliver and operate.

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How to Easily Create an AWS EC2 Inventory with AWS CLI

13.04.2020

Learning how to use AWS CLI to easily create an AWS EC2 server inventory for your instances is an important step toward cost reduction and optimization.

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Why Google Cloud Platform?

23.04.2020

In this day and age, choosing the right cloud service provider is not an easy task. There are a lot of offers and new services are spawning left and right so choosing the right cloud provider is slowly but surely turning into black art.

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Azure VMware Services – expanding your VMware infrastructure to Azure cloud

01.05.2020

As with every IaaS offering, you are paying only resources that you use, so you do not have any initial investment in service as you would have in case you wanted to expand your infrastructure locally. As for Azure VMware Solutions, the billing cycle is monthly.

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Resilience – a skill we need now more than ever

12.05.2020

Resilient are those who are certain of their motives, beliefs and values. They are on a quest to fulfil their personal goal, which often includes helping others. 

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How To Run Azure Container Instances

15.05.2020

Azure Container Instances is a great option for deploying various workloads in Azure. Like as other PaaS services, it is managed by Microsoft, so you can focus on application development, instead of managing complex container infrastructure.

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Containers vs VMs – Why choose containers?

19.05.2020

While many will simply claim that containers the next generation of VM, things are not as simple in practice. Whether to choose for one or another should be decided based on your needs, budget and future plans. So, first of all, ask yourself these questions:

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Containers, 2016 vs 2020: what has changed?

08.06.2020

Is there something new that hasn’t been available in 2016? Has the technology matured enough that even those who are known to stick to proven technologies open up to containers?

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Respond to e-commerce trends with cloud technologies

22.06.2020

This year has shown us just how unpredictable an e-commerce business can be. What is sure is that your customers and their behaviour are changing. The good news is that technology pace is faster than the human one. 

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How to refresh Terraform state – Baking in ad-hoc changes

25.06.2020

Every once in a while, it just so happens that you are about to wrap up a DevOps project: Everything is automated and works like a charm. All of a sudden, the client approaches you, asking if you could scale up the instance to one larger after all, and maybe add another security group.

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3 best practices for a well-secured container

09.07.2020

The importance of properly secured infrastructure seems to rise on a daily basis. Whether due to new business demands or the sophistication level of the potential menace, yet it seems cloud security may be the hot word of the year.

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How DevOps Improves Mobile App Automation & Development

03.08.2020

The DevOps approach to mobile app automation acts as a bridge between development and operations by creating a streamlined pipeline and a more productive collaboration between the teams and all other contributors working on a software piece.

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DevOps Pipeline: CI/CD Best Practices for App Automation

10.08.2020

Managing to produce apps quickly without any compromises and caveats in terms of quality and UX is not a simple task. Striving for a faster release cycle is a necessity, but high-quality products are rarely developed in a hasty environment.

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How to improve communication security between App Service and Azure SQL Database

17.08.2020

Improving communication between Azure SQL database and App Service brings a significant boost in PaaS security. Learn the steps to advanced security >>

read more

Define your cloud expectations – learn the important aspects of every cloud SLA

02.09.2020

Thinking about worst-case scenarios is a must for every SLA, including the one determining the quality of service for the cloud.

read more

Azure Cost Optimization: 7 Proven Ways to Reduce Your Azure Costs

11.09.2020

There are various built-in pricing models to help you with your Azure cost management and numerous tools to assist you with optimizing your budget, but the process of focused cost optimization that can truly make a difference comes with experience and expertise.

read more

Infrastructure as Code Demystified: IaC Benefits, Challenges & Best Practices

12.09.2020

Find out why Infrastructure as Code & DevOps are key to streamlining your development production and reap all the benefits of automation.

read more

WFH is getting traction: How it affects teamwork and productivity?

30.09.2020

Adjusting to the new circumstances was, and still is, a must. And somewhere down the road, many global companies seem to have realized that working from home offers as many advantages as office work does. Some go as far as asking: do we even need offices anymore?

read more

How to achieve high availability for your app on Azure

06.10.2020

To achieve high availability for application, you need to make sure that you plan your infrastructure correctly to reduce the possibility of service impact in case of planned or unplanned downtimes. That includes using high-availability solutions that Azure provides.

read more

Looking for a DevOps Expert for your Mobile App Automation? 8 Key Questions to Ask Them

15.10.2020

This is a list of relevant and actionable questions you might want to go over with your potential DevOps engineer, so you can subsequently make a legit, data-driven decision about hiring the most adequate person for your mobile app development needs. 

read more

Plan to fail – downtime management

15.10.2020

It is inevitable – the systems will fail. If you bet against that tautology when designing your systems and business practices, you will lose. Badly. Your systems will fail. Count on it.  

read more

Running your containerized workload on Azure

16.10.2020

One of the hosting platforms for application, that is in expansion over the last few years are containers. Containers allow you to package up code and all its dependencies and offer an isolated environment for running applications

read more

The public cloud journey begins with a hybrid cloud step

22.10.2020

Moving to the public cloud at a full scale is not such an easy process in many scenarios. Potential show-stoppers could be pricing, inadequate knowledge of the public cloud technologies, old school administration mindset, etc.

read more