DevOps in the cloud: Best practices and pitfalls for cloud deployment and development from Copado David Brooks, VP of Products at Copado, explains how companies can use DevOps for large-scale cloud deployments and how to avoid common cloud development mistakes. I attended Jenkins World in San Francisco a couple weeks back. One thing that stood out was CloudBees' advocacy of a new market concept, software delivery management (SDM). CloudBees provides the following definition of SDM:Software delivery management helps organizations streamline CI/CD processes and foster meaningful collaboration across all functions involved in software development and delivery. Its purpose is to increase software delivery velocity, quality, predictability, and value, which consequently results in improved customer and user satisfaction and better business results. Must read Top cloud providers 2019: AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud The cloud computing race in 2019 will have a definite multi-cloud … [Read more...] about Software delivery management: ERP for IT redux?
Amazon Web Services is finally revealing more details about its forthcoming data center hardware as-a-service offering AWS Outposts. Announced in November, Outposts essentially brings AWS cloud hardware on-premises, with fully managed configurable compute and storage racks that enable customers to run compute and storage on-premises and connect to the rest of AWS's cloud. Featured iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max event: Everything Apple unveiled and what it means Apple iPhone 11, Pro, and Pro Max: How to pre-order and where to find the best deals How to try Android 10's five best features The very best travel gear to stuff in your bag Facebook Dating: Why Match doesn't have much to worry about (ZDNet YouTube) Matt Garman, VP of Compute Services at AWS, wrote in a Wednesday blog post that Outposts will be generally available by the end of 2019. He also shed some light on which AWS services will be able to run locally on Outposts at launch, along with some … [Read more...] about AWS provides update on Outposts launch, supported services
Telstra has teamed up with Microsoft to create its Telstra Data Hub product that will allow businesses to use, analyse, and share the data they generate.The telco says 99% of data that is created in the course of doing business is not used, so the telco hopes the new platform will help businesses take better advantage of it.Built on top of Azure, the platform will initially target use cases for water management, agribusiness, and connected supply chain.Microsoft said the service is already being deployed to monitor water quality in Queensland's Lower Burdekin river, and Aldi is already an early adopter. Telstra said the tracking of shipments allowed the German giant to reduce the cost of missing cargo.For the trial on the Lower Burdekin, both river quality and the quality of ground bores have been monitored. "In a trial we prototyped new water quality sensors along a major river connected via Telstra's NB-IoT network, with data visualised, shared and permissioned across multiple … [Read more...] about Microsoft and Telstra team up for business data sharing platform
Cloud comparison: Where AWS falls short, and how it's fixing the problem New research from ThousandEyes shows AWS is significantly less stable than Google Cloud or Microsoft Azure in Asia, but the new AWS Global Accelerator addresses the issue -- for a price. Amazon Web Services (AWS) has reduced pricing for Amazon Elastic File System (EFS) Infrequent Access (IA), touting the move as saving customers up to 92% on file storage costs. more re:Invent How Amazon and VMware are building one cloud Bye-bye, Oracle: Werner Vogels does a show-and-tell Bring your favorite language to serverless development AWS goes blockchain Outpost brings AWS cloud hardware on-premises AWS advances machine learning with new chip, elastic inference Amazon rolls out FSx for Windows File Server Lake Formation streamlines data lake building Arm processors available in the cloud IoT suite now includes SiteWise for industrial data collection The company called the price reduction one of the … [Read more...] about AWS reduces file storage cost for Amazon EFS Infrequent Access
Featured Google antitrust: Are over 30 states about to join big probe into how Google behaves? Linux on your laptop: Here's what you need to know about UEFI firmware Is this for-hire welding robot an omen for skilled labor? How MuleSoft patched a critical security flaw and avoided a disaster New iPhone: Has the excitement worn off? (ZDNet YouTube) Microsoft has acquired cloud-migration provider Movere for an undisclosed amount. Movere, formerly known as Unified Logic, was founded in 2008 and is based in Bellevue, Wash. Movere will fit in with Microsoft's strategy to migrate existing applications and infrastructure to Azure. The company's discovery and assessment capabilities "will complement Azure Migrate and our integrated partner solutions, making migration an easier process for our customers," said Jeremy Winter, partner director of Azure Management, in that blog post. Movere officials describe the company as a software as a service (SaaS) platform "that increases … [Read more...] about Microsoft buys cloud-migration specialist Movere