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.

Challenges of Big Infrastructure Monitoring

DevOps.com

The growing complexity of today’s IT reality is indisputable: Software is becoming more complex, and the infrastructure it runs on is equally so. The post Challenges of Big Infrastructure Monitoring appeared first on DevOps.com.

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And experts believe that human errors, including a reliance on overly connected or outdated systems to monitor and run critical infrastructure , could be exploited to pose similar threats to today’s nuclear-power facilities.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

Benefits of Infrastructure as Code

Blue Sentry

The post Benefits of Infrastructure as Code appeared first on Blue Sentry. Amazon Web Services Cloud Technology Cloud Transformation DevOps

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.

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

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.

8 New Rules of Open Source Infrastructure

The New Stack

What do all these changes mean for IT infrastructure moving forward? “Hand-crafted” is for beer, not infrastructure. “Hand-crafted” is for beer, not infrastructure. The post 8 New Rules of Open Source Infrastructure appeared first on The New Stack.

The New Infrastructure Automation: Continuous Cost Control

ParkMyCloud

As applications and systems have evolved from single-host mainframes to distributed microservices architectures, infrastructure automation has become a key part of the toolkit for modern sysadmins and operations teams.

Top 5 Reasons to Stick With a Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure

Storagecraft

For many SMBs, it’s practical to use a private cloud for everything from software as a service to storage infrastructure and more. Read more » The post Top 5 Reasons to Stick With a Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure appeared first on StorageCraft Technology Corporation.

Living With Technical Debt: Balancing Quality and Perfection

Speaker: Cliff Gilley, The Clever PM

How companies adopt and apply cloud native infrastructure

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Survey results reveal the path organizations face as they integrate cloud native infrastructure and harness the full power of the cloud. How Companies Adopt and Apply Cloud Native Infrastructure. Types of cloud infrastructure used by survey respondents.

Infrastructure first: Because solving complex problems needs more than technology

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Continue reading Infrastructure first: Because solving complex problems needs more than technology Drawing from technology, finance, sports, social psychology, and complexity theory, Everett Harper looks at the key practices that are crucial for solving our most critical challenges.

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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

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

The Ultimate Embedded Analytics Guide

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

Top Tips for Improving a Client’s Storage Infrastructure

Storagecraft

MSPs need to be strategic as they develop and maintain storage infrastructure for their clients. Read more » The post Top Tips for Improving a Client’s Storage Infrastructure appeared first on StorageCraft Technology Corporation.

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.

Converged infrastructure belongs EVERYWHERE

Nutanix

The reality is that converged infrastructure has a useful place in nearly every part of the enterprise – whether it’s supporting services in a branch office, or running a large database. So why has it taken so long to be adopted outside of the datacenter? Well, look at the choices customers have had to date

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.

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.

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.

June Content | Security in Infrastructure

Linux Academy

The post June Content | Security in Infrastructure appeared first on Linux Academy Blog. Can you believe we’re almost halfway through 2019? Where did the first 6 months go? It was this time last year that the Wi-Fi Alliance revealed (in more detail) the release of WPA3.

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

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

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.

PaaS: Managing Your Cloud Infrastructure via RESTful API in Node.js

The Crazy Programmer

The post PaaS: Managing Your Cloud Infrastructure via RESTful API in Node.js

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.

Citrix Embraces Converged Infrastructure

Nutanix

Today, Citrix announced a new Citrix Ready program focusing on converged infrastructure solutions that will lower the cost of XenDesktop and XenApp deployments

AWS Debuts an Event Bus, Programmable Infrastructure Support

The New Stack

Likewise new, the AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK) offers the ability to programmatically define AWS infrastructure using Java, Typescript or other programming languages directly from within an IDE.

New Chef Features Focus on ‘Effortless Infrastructure’

The New Stack

That subscription involves bundled services it calls the Enterprise Automation Stack, which includes its automation visibility tool Automate , app builder Habitat , security and compliance tool Inspec , infrastructure automation tool Infra and developer tool Workstation.

Top 7 Hyperconverged Infrastructure Webinars

Nutanix

Get up-to-speed on the latest in hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) while you’re busy doing something else? We’ve compiled some of our best webinars—from beginner to expert-level—to satisfy your auditory cravings

9 Top Hyperconverged Infrastructure Resources

Nutanix

Hyperconverged infrastructure has rapidly become a staple in the market for enterprises looking to bid adieu to the complexity (and pain) of 3-tier architecture. We’ve compiled 9 of the top HCI resources and tailored them for various familiarity levels

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.

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.