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September 30, 2017

Implementing Monitoring to Encourage DevOps Support

John Pollock

When you are looking to implement DevOps in your organization, one starting point that may help you gain support for implementation is to get a monitoring service up and running for your website, web apps, or both. Being able to show management t...

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September 14, 2017

Cloud and AI: A Work in Progress, with Unlimited Upside

Dennis O' Reilly

Cloud computing and artificial intelligence: Two technologies that were made for each other.   Well, not quite. To date, cloud-based AI remains a work in progress. The long-term forecast remains rosy as the pieces of the AI puzzle fall into plac...

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August 31, 2017

When is it a Good Time to Implement DevOps?

John Pollock

When deciding to implement DevOps, you may not be sure when the best time to get started will be. Will other teams and individuals within your organization get on board immediately, or will it take some time and convincing? Can you get support fro...

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August 23, 2017

10 Big Data Myths Exploded

Dennis O' Reilly

If a little bit of data is good, then a lot of data must be great, right? That's like saying if a cool breeze feels nice on a warm summer day, then a tornado will make you feel ecstatic. Perhaps a better analogy for big data is a high-spirited ch...

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August 15, 2017

How to Prepare for the Next Cloud Outage

Dennis O' Reilly

A big part of an IT manager's job is asking, "What if...?" As cloud services become more popular, disaster plans are updated to include contingencies for the moment when the company's cloud-hosted data resources become unavailable. Two recent ser...

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August 01, 2017

DevOps: How to Achieve Rapid Mobile App Development

John Pollock

When you are launching a mobile app, being able to update it quickly when things happen is imperative, as users can easily move on to another app if yours is not working at its full potential. When you need to develop and update applications rapid...

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July 20, 2017

Five Tips for Protecting Cloud Resources from Internal Threats

Dennis O' Reilly

New approaches are required to secure data in an age of networks without boundaries. Although traditional approaches to internal IT security have been rendered obsolete, many tried-and-true techniques are adaptable to the cloud era. Here are five ...

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July 13, 2017

Is the Cloud Ready for Speech APIs?

Dennis O' Reilly

Everybody's talking -- to cloud-connected devices. The question is whether your company has the speech APIs it will need to collect, analyze, and act on valuable speech data. Many people see natural language processing as the leading edge of arti...

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June 23, 2017

How Machine Learning is Helping Drive Cloud Adoption

John Pollock

An interesting trend that is helping drive cloud adoption is the rise of machine learning. As organizations seek ways to automate more processes, the use of machine learning is also increasing in order to meet those needs. As machine learning has ...

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