Shift your Java applications into containers with Jelastic PaaS

Ruslan Synytsky is CEO and co-founder of Jelastic. Hardware virtualization was a great step forward in application hosting compared to the days of bare metal. Hypervisors allowed us to isolate multiple applications within one hardware platform, freeing us to use hardware resources more efficiently by hosting heterogeneous workloads on the same infrastructure. Still, virtual machines… Continue reading Shift your Java applications into containers with Jelastic PaaS

Docker tutorial: Get started with Docker

Containers provide a lightweight way to take application workloads portable, like a virtual machine but without the overhead and bulk typically associated with VMs. With containers, apps and services can be packaged up and moved freely between physical, virtual, or cloud environments. To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story) from InfoWorld… Continue reading Docker tutorial: Get started with Docker

What’s new in AWS Lambda: Go and .Net Core support

Amazon Web Services has added Google’s Go language (Golang) to the roster of supported language on its AWS Lamdba serverless computing platform. Also added is support for Microsoft’s .Net Core 2.0 when developing in the C# language. How to get started with Go and .Net Core on AWS Lambda To help Go developers ramp up… Continue reading What’s new in AWS Lambda: Go and .Net Core support

IDG Contributor Network: 3 tips for getting started with cloud-of-things analytics

Cloud-of-things analytics has a simple, powerful appeal. It offers the opportunity to know more about your business, faster. For industries ranging from retail to manufacturing, that means better operational visibility, more responsive customer service, more automated reaction to problems, and improved preventative maintenance. That’s not to mention the potential to increase revenue by launching innovative… Continue reading IDG Contributor Network: 3 tips for getting started with cloud-of-things analytics

How to get your own apps into the Azure Marketplace

Azure is now very much at the heart of Microsoft’s enterprise strategy, providing a place to build the next generation of applications and services. It’s easy to focus on it as a platform and as a host for virtual infrastructures, forgetting one if its other roles: a host for software as a service (SaaS). Over… Continue reading How to get your own apps into the Azure Marketplace

Why you should not worry about cross-tenant cloud attacks

We’ve all heard the concerns: While public clouds do a good job protecting our cloud-based systems from outside attackers, what about attacks that may come from other public cloud users? These are known as cross-tenant attacks (sometimes called side-channel attacks), where other tenants on the same public cloud somehow access your data. Should you pay… Continue reading Why you should not worry about cross-tenant cloud attacks

AWS cloud services guide: The right tools for the job

Cloud services are moving from the initial “we’re doing it because everyone else is” state to a more cautious, planned migration, one where IT departments have done a careful assessment of their needs and determined what to move to the cloud and what will stay on-premises. To read this article in full, please click here… Continue reading AWS cloud services guide: The right tools for the job