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April 27, 2016

How Important Is It for Your Apps to Be ‘Cloud Native’?

Brian Wheeler

Note: This article was written by Morpheus Data's CTO Brian Wheeler and was originally published by DevOps.com. To see the original article click here.  There’s plenty of life left in a great number of the applications that companies have bee...

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April 14, 2016

How to Measure the ROI of Your Cloud Spend

Brian Wheeler

Quantifying the cost of cloud ownership is no simple task.Take some of these tips to measuring the ROI of your cloud spend Getting an accurate assessment of the total costs of public, private, and hybrid clouds requires thinking outside the inv...

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March 31, 2016

10 Most Common Web Security Vulnerabilities

Guest Post

By Gergely Kalman, Security Specialist at Toptal For all too many companies, it’s not until after a breach has occurred that web security becomes a priority. During my years working as an IT Security professional, I have seen time and time again ...

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March 29, 2016

Using DNS to Debug Downtime

John Pollock

  At times, a web app or web site may appear to be down when the server it is on appears to be functioning properly. When this happens, it is important to know where the issue resides, as it may be easy to fix, or may require a lot of work or c...

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March 25, 2016

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Among Redis Pagination Strategies

Brian Wheeler

If you need to use pagination in your Redis app, there are a couple of strategies you can use to achieve the necessary functionality. While pagination can be challenging, a quick overview of each of these techniques should be helpful in making you...

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March 23, 2016

What is Data Logging

Brian Wheeler

Data logging is one of the most important aspects of most IT pros. So, do you know what it is?   Data logging is often talked about as a helpful tool that you can use when trying to maintain your various servers, databases, and other systems tha...

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March 17, 2016

Hosting For Freelance Developers: PaaS, VPS, Cloud, And More

Guest Post

By Nermin Hajdarbegovic, Technical Editor at Toptal At a glance, the hosting industry may not appear exciting, but it's grunts in data centres the world over that keep our industry going. They are, quite literally, the backbone of the Internet, a...

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March 15, 2016

How Did MongoDB Get Its Name?

Brian Wheeler

Curious how MongoDB got its name? Here's your quick history lesson for the day.  Example of a MongoDB query. Source: MongoDB. The company behind MongoDB MongoDB was originally developed by MongoDB, Inc., which at the time (2007) was named 1...

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March 02, 2016

Using a CLI for App Development and Deployment

Brian Wheeler

Find out how a CLI can help your company with app development and deployment  A CLI can help developers and administrators get apps deployed quickly, in addition to the other uses of CLIs, such as automating tasks for an operating system or run...

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