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Cloud-Native Computing Takes Over IT Infrastructures
April 6, 2018 by

Cloud Computing, Industry Insights

“Cloud-native” technology has likely come across your radar screen at some point in the last few years, but what does it mean, exactly? There’s a good explainer here on cloud-native computing, a concept that runs through any cloud service. Any applications, architectures, platforms and processes that work toward increasing IT’s ability to change and reduce
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AWS monitoring tools explained

AWS Monitoring Tools Explained
March 20, 2018 by

Cloud Computing, Performance Monitoring

Managing security and performance in the cloud is a tradeoff. On the one hand, your traditional applications will certainly break—they’ll be unable to monitor the data flaws that occur in the cloud, as there’s no analogue in a traditional data center. On the other hand, you’ll have undreamed-of visibility—something that no traditional data center can
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AWS monitoring is essential for cloud deployments

AWS Monitoring Tools—Bridging the Gap
February 13, 2018 by

Cloud Computing, Performance Monitoring

When you talk about public cloud in IT today, you’re likely talking about Amazon Web Services (AWS). As noted by CloudPro, it’s not even a contest right now: Second-place Azure has gotten to 7.1% of the market, but AWS dominates with more than 44% market share. What’s the secret? Part of Amazon’s impact comes from
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of networking, cloud and SaaS market news.

Measuring SLA Performance Is Still Largely Do-It-Yourself
February 2, 2018 by

Networking Technology, Performance Monitoring

The Linux Foundation recently announced the LF Networking Fund to combine the multiple open source projects it’s got in the works. These include Open Daylight, Open Platform for NFV and the Open Network Automation Platform, among others. Part of this initiative includes standardizing projects on a single architecture and processes. These various projects in development
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AWS cloud certification has a low bar and could pay off for IT

Are You Certified to Fix AWS?
January 25, 2018 by

Cloud Computing, Performance Monitoring

Some people are always called upon to fix things. It’s true in families (Hi Mom. Yes, I can fix your computer), and it’s also true in businesses. There are plenty of instances in which people who aren’t necessarily trained for the job might find themselves in charge of a company’s EC2 implementation, for example. If
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of networking, cloud and SaaS market news.

Using SaaS and Cloud Require Careful Data Wrangling
December 8, 2017 by

Cloud Computing, Industry Insights

The annual AWS re:invent conference wrapped up this week, with more than 43,000 attendees gathering. Some hot topics included AI and machine learning, but the bigger picture revolved around Amazon’s work to continue its public cloud dominance, according to this account. Microsoft and Google continue to work to take market share away, though AWS had
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Avoid these top AWS EC2 issues

Diagnosing (and Avoiding) the Top 3 AWS EC2 Issues
November 20, 2017 by

Cloud Computing, Performance Monitoring

There are a staggering number of businesses building their core applications around Amazon Web Services’ cloud offerings, such as their Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2). In 2015, Amazon reported an EC2 growth rate of 95%. It has been used for everything from creating an on-demand supercomputing cluster for pharma research to reinforcing the backend for music-recognition
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AWS monitoring needs third-party tools

Third-Party Tools Give You AWS Monitoring That Isn’t Just About Today’s Performance
November 15, 2017 by

Cloud Computing, Performance Monitoring

When you use Amazon Web Services (AWS), you offload a lot of the responsibility for managing those services to the cloud provider. However, you still need to monitor those services and for two main reasons: First, you need to make sure the cloud provider is delivering the level of service you’re paying for. Second, you
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Cloud monitoring with AppNeta for VMware AWS

AppNeta Sees Into VMware on AWS and Everything in Between
August 31, 2017 by

Cloud Computing, Industry Insights

The partnership between VMware and AWS is good for both VMware and AWS—but it’s also good for IT. Any IT team managing a virtualized environment with VMware, which is a solid majority of IT teams, can move those virtual workloads to the AWS cloud without reengineering anything. Previously, VMware-heavy IT shops were locked into their
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of networking, cloud and SaaS market news.

What Should You Learn From the AWS S3 Outage
March 3, 2017 by

Cloud Computing, Industry Insights

So, what did we all take away from this week’s AWS outage? Depends who you ask. Plenty of us in IT think it was a good reminder to consider multicloud and hybrid cloud environments—basically, do not put all your cloud workload eggs in one AWS basket. The S3 storage outage affected about 150,000 websites hosted
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