Cloud application security
Managing cloud application performance and security is not business as usual for enterprise application developers. The elastic nature of cloud computing resources requires developers to take a fresh look at application performance metrics. Cloud application security requires developers move beyond the idea that a strong firewall perimeter will keep their data safe.
Cloud adopters seek help for their DevOps, app monitoring and cost control problems
18 Nov 2013
Feature - As more companies move to the cloud, more and more companies are realizing that expert help, knowledge and tools are needed to solve various problems such as monitoring, DevOps, database fail-over and utilization cost control.
IT cost-cutting gives way to strategic optimization in 2014
13 Oct 2013
Feature - As we look ahead to 2013, the big trend will be away from IT cost cutting as organizations look to strategically optimize instead.
Cloud migration strategies: Choosing the right time for PaaS adoption
03 Oct 2013
Feature - Not every cloud based application should be moved to a PaaS or SaaS based solution. Here we look at when cloud adoption strategies that make sense, and more importantly, when they do not.
Driving higher densities: Optimizing virtual Java runtimes in the cloud
22 Sep 2013
Feature - Cloud computing introduces new layers of abstraction that create challenges for optimizing virtual Java runtimes. But IBM is finding new ways of driving higher densities on their servers.
Defensive design becomes a security requirement when SOA meets mobile
01 Sep 2013
Feature - The enterprise landscape has changed significantly since many enterprises have implemented their SOA based systems. One reality is that when SOA meets mobile, taking a defensive approach to security becomes a requirement.
Security, scalability, big data and performance monitoring in the cloud
14 Jul 2013
Feature - Experts on the exhibit floor at the Red Hat Summit 2013 provided great insights into the issues of cloud security, scalability, big data usage and performance.
Virtualization and JVM abstraction don't negate CPU and system knowledge
04 Jul 2013
Feature - In a world where hypervisor based virtualization, and Java code running on a JVM, has abstracted out the hardware in many ways, good developers know that systems that perform well work in step with the underlying CPU and system powering it.
Amazon accelerates embedded development with mobile AWS initiatives
29 Jun 2013
Feature - Embedded development is a hot trend, but getting products quickly to market means accelerating the development process, which is exactly what the mobile AWS initiatives are doing.
Will Amazon embrace cloud consumerization with private AWS offerings?
29 Jun 2013
Feature - While Amazon prides themselves on their public cloud, cloud consumerization is forcing them to create private AWS offerings in the Amazon Web Services suite of products.
Are consumer cloud services or a BYOD mindset a bigger security threat?
25 Jun 2013
Video - The threat of consumer cloud services like Dropbox is a bigger menace to corporate security than the BYOD mindset.