Can’t-miss sessions for AWS Summit Chicago

Stackery

Serverless architecture frees you to focus on solving business problems without the burden of managing infrastructure on AWS. AWS Summit Chicago on the horizon, and while there’s no explicit serverless track, there are some amazing sessions to check out.

Chernobyl’s lessons for critical-infrastructure cybersecurity

The Parallax

And experts believe that human errors, including a reliance on overly connected or outdated systems to monitor and run critical infrastructure , could be exploited to pose similar threats to today’s nuclear-power facilities. That was before critical-infrastructure hacks became common.

Why Consider IT Infrastructure Managed Services

Trigent

Most of the time IT organizations are caught up with managing complex IT infrastructure environments and the whole process of planning, building, running and maintaining IT makes it difficult to think of much else. cloud-based IoT infrastructure

May Intro | Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure

Linux Academy

In the past few weeks, we’ve discussed patch management and using vulnerability scanning to see what vulnerabilities are in your infrastructure, and then we dove into the importance of data backups , as well as passwords and policies such as using MFA and proactively identifying compromised passwords to help secure your infrastructure. Center for Internet Security (CIS) puts out an annual top 20 security controls you should use to protect your infrastructure.

The Ultimate Embedded Analytics Guide

Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Goes Mainstream

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

Customers need to accelerate the pace of digital business activity, but how can they drive changes in data center infrastructure while also improving IT’s ability to meet business needs? Hyper Converged Infrastructure Opinions Partners

How does Infrastructure Maturity Impact Business KPIs?

Trigent

IT infrastructure, which includes hardware, software and human resources, is defining the present and the future of organizations across all industry segments. infrastructure KPI

May Intro | Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure

Linux Academy

In the past few weeks, we’ve discussed patch management and using vulnerability scanning to see what vulnerabilities are in your infrastructure, and then we dove into the importance of data backups , as well as passwords and policies such as using MFA and proactively identifying compromised passwords to help secure your infrastructure. Center for Internet Security (CIS) puts out an annual top 20 security controls you should use to protect your infrastructure.

May Intro | Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure

Linux Academy

In the past few weeks, we’ve discussed patch management and using vulnerability scanning to see what vulnerabilities are in your infrastructure, and then we dove into the importance of data backups , as well as passwords and policies such as using MFA and proactively identifying compromised passwords to help secure your infrastructure. Center for Internet Security (CIS) puts out an annual top 20 security controls you should use to protect your infrastructure.

Leapfrog to a Higher Level on the Infrastructure Maturity Continuum

Trigent

Infrastructure and Operations (I&O) managers have their jobs cut out for them. Today IT infrastructure is intrinsically tied to business value and outcome. IT infrastructure which till a few years ago, hummed quietly in a data center, has moved to center stage.

Living With Technical Debt: Balancing Quality and Perfection

Speaker: Cliff Gilley, The Clever PM

Unexpected details pop up, as small as UX that needs clean-up, and as big as a previously unforeseen flaw in the infrastructure of a project. As a Product Manager, you probably have to deal with technical debt. Regularly. Whether you like it or not - because it can’t be avoided.

Why Serverless Is the Uber of Infrastructure

The New Stack

Serverless, the latest evolution of computing power, allows engineering to operate think about infrastructure in the same way a ride-share user thinks about cars: in short, they do not. Companies don’t move to the cloud solely to save money on infrastructure though.

Proactively Identifying Compromised Passwords | Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure

Linux Academy

Happy Monday, and welcome back to Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure. As this week’s title suggests, we’re going to identify how we can be proactive in identifying compromised passwords in an effort to head off attackers using them to breach our infrastructures.

Infrastructure as Code: Evolution and Practice

The New Stack

Sean is a seasoned systems operator and software developer with a decade of experience in automating infrastructure. As infrastructure has evolved and matured over the last decade, the way in which we build and deploy that infrastructure has — for the most part — kept pace.

Why Kubernetes Should Be Your Next Infrastructure-Management Platform

The New Stack

The roles span across a lot of different aspects of IT operations, including storage, security and infrastructure management. But the words “simplicity” and “infrastructure management” have generally made for strange bedfellows — at least until recently. Red Hat sponsored this post.

Why “Build or Buy?” Is the Wrong Question for Analytics

infrastructure isn’t set up to scale with increased. WHY “BUILD OR BUY?” IS THE WRONG QUESTION FOR ANALYTICS Introduction.1 When to Build Your Own Analytics. 2 When to Buy a Bolt-On Solution. 6 When to Take a Combined Approach. 9 About Logi Analytics.

Self-testing infrastructure-as-code

OpenCredo

As traditional operations has embraced the concept of code, it has benefited from ideas already prevalent in developer circles such as testing your programmable infrastructure. Continue reading Self-testing infrastructure-as-code on opencredo.com. Uncategorized DevOps infrastructure as a code test automation testing vault

Self-testing infrastructure-as-code

OpenCredo

Version control brings the benefit that not only can you see what the infrastructure was, but you can also get reviews of changes by your peers before the change is made live; known to most developers as Pull Request (PR) reviews.

Dell Technologies and Cisco Reaffirm Joint Commitment to Converged Infrastructure with Multi-Year Agreement

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

There’s industry chatter about what the growing adoption of hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) might mean for the converged infrastructure (CI) space. Data Center Hyper Converged Infrastructure News Converged/Hyper-converged Infrastructure Dell EMC

Facebook expands its internet infrastructure projects

CTOvision

Like every year, Facebook is using MWC Barcelona to focus on its infrastructure projects. While you may mostly think of Facebook as a social network, the company started launching infrastructure projects for connecting bringing more people online (and onto its network) many years ago. These projects include things like the (now-canceled) solar-powered Aquila drone and plenty […].

Do You Have A Network Infrastructure In Place?

Strategy Driven

Quite frankly, if you don’t have a network infrastructure in place then you are dramatically halting the progress of your business and putting huge stumbling blocks in the way for your growth. It is quite evident to see that there is a lot to be gained by using a network infrastructure.

Ready Stack: Flexibly Build Your Own Converged Infrastructure

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

That’s why we’ve created Ready Stack – a portfolio of validated designs that enable customers to build their own converged infrastructure data center solutions. Hyper Converged Infrastructure Opinions Data Center Partners

Anthos: Kubernetes Infrastructure to Make Developers More Productive

The New Stack

One of the earliest Google employees, senior vice president for technical infrastructure Urs Hölzle, calls it “the future of cloud” that makes “hybrid and multicloud the new normal.” But enterprises will likely have to do some integration work with their own infrastructure too.

An intro to Infrastructure as Code

CircleCI

I’m sure many of you are familiar with it, but if not, here is the tl;dr: Terraform is a magical tool that enables the automatic provisioning of infrastructure based on declarative templates, written either in HCL (Hashicorp Configuration Language) or JSON. I’m Chris.

April Intro | Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure

Linux Academy

The same holds true for our infrastructures, which means we should have a National Infrastructure Care Awareness Month, and it should be EVERY month! How can we provide care to our infrastructure you ask? Welcome to April!

Ad Tech Turns to Zayo for Integrated Infrastructure

Zayo

Frequently overlooked: the back end, including the network and communications infrastructure. We offer both dark fiber infrastructure and a range of secure, dedicated “lit” fiber solutions, including optical wavelengths.

Winning the Red Queen’s Race with Kinetic Infrastructure

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

Data Center Opinions Servers Modular InfrastructureAre you running fast just to stay in the same place? In Lewis Carroll’s classic novel Through the Looking Glass, when Alice meets the Red Queen, she runs as fast as she can, but then realizes they remain under the same tree where they started.

Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure: Intro

Linux Academy

The next level is taking a journey with me throughout 2019 to discuss many different ways you can increase the security of your infrastructure. Each week, we’ll be posting about options to secure your infrastructure, and once monthly we’ll be posting a video to go along with one of the months topics. Securing Your Infrastructure. The post Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure: Intro appeared first on Linux Academy Blog. Holy cow — it’s 2019!

Kata Containers and Zuul Now Top-Level Open Infrastructure Projects

The New Stack

In advance of this week’s Open Infrastructure Summit , the OpenStack Foundation (OSF) board voted to confirm two of its pilot projects — Kata Containers and Zuul — as top-level Open Infrastructure Projects. Red Hat OpenShift sponsored this post.

Continuous Delusion at the Infrastructure Layer

CloudScaling

It has largely ignored the infrastructure layer. Infrastructure is more sensitive to a catastrophic change because if the infrastructure fails, everything fails. In effect, the “blast radius” of infrastructure failures is significantly larger than that of application failures.

Velocity 2019 will focus on the rise of cloud native infrastructure

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Nearly all organizations today are doing some of their business in the cloud, but the push for increased feature performance and reliability has sparked a growing number to embrace a cloud native infrastructure. And we know adoption of cloud native infrastructure is not an easy task.

Incident Response Plan | Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure

Linux Academy

The post Incident Response Plan | Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure appeared first on Linux Academy Blog. Great to have you back for this week’s discussion on incident response plans.

Network Awareness Using ARPwatch | Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure

Linux Academy

Check out the previous articles in Securing Your Infrastructure : Security Awareness Training | Vulnerability Scanning | Patch Management | Data Backups | User Account Review.

Backups | Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure

Linux Academy

More On Securing Your Infrastructure: Security Awareness Training. The post Backups | Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure appeared first on Linux Academy Blog. How many of you have ever needed to recover something from backups?

The Ultimate Guide to Infrastructure Optimization on Cloud

Daffodil Software

Infrastructure services consume a large part of IT budgets. It is therefore imperative for organizations to focus on cost and productivity of infra services to best utilize them. Cloud Serverless Architecture Microservices

March Intro | Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure

Linux Academy

March is upon us as we continue with our roadmap to securing your infrastructure. The post March Intro | Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure appeared first on Linux Academy Blog. Hopefully, February’s posts reignited your passion for security.