Amazon.com Inc. and Microsoft Corp. are the last competitors standing in the Pentagon’s winner-take-all competition for a $10 billion cloud services contract, the Defense Department said. The announcement eliminates...
Anthos is an open platform that lets you run an app anywhere, without needing to modify the code, on existing on-premises hardware or in the public cloud.
In this tip we look at how to configure Azure Data Factory to move data from an on-premises SQL Server database to an Azure SQL Database.
In this article, Feodor demonstrates the architecture, workflow, and some of the challenges of a collaborative platform (cloud foundation) for speeding up enterprises in their search for analytical power. He uses an example from the EA Billing solution, which was presented in the previous articles of the series.
The public perception is that, when something is deleted, it no longer exists. Often that's not really the case; the data you serve up to the cloud can be stored out there indefinitely, no matter how hard to try to delete it. Rob Sheldon investigates, and finds the cloud a worryingly public place.
The 'Community Cloud' sounds, on first impression, like marketing-speak for some untried novelty, but in fact it is already around, and working well for governments and healthcare in particular. Bob Sheldon investigates, and is encouraged to find groups of organisations who have cooperated to create secure and resilient cloud-based services.
Even when organisations cannot make full use of public cloud for reasons of security or bandwidth limitations, many of the advantages of flexibility and rapid deployment can be made by providing a private cloud. Jaap Wesselius wonders if private clouds provide a new paradigm for enterprises.
When the Cloud was new, it was often presented as an 'all or nothing' solution. Nowadays, the canny Systems Architect will exploit the best advantages of 'cloud' distributed computing in the right place, and use in-house services where most appropriate. So what are the issues that govern these architectural decisions?