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IT Operations Analytics Streamlining the Management of Hybrid Clouds with IT Operations Analytics

A hybrid cloud incorporates—not just bridges between—public and private clouds, enabling businesses and their IT organizations unprecedented flexibility. But a transition to a hybrid cloud brings its own set of challenges. Sasha Gilenson addresses some of these difficulties and offers some IT operations analytics solutions.

Sasha Gilenson's picture Sasha Gilenson
Cloud-Hosting Solutions Why Software Development Companies Will Migrate Toward Cloud-Hosting Solutions

Uday Kumar examines some of the key drivers for software development companies marching toward cloud-hosting solutions. Change is the only constant. While technologies will keep evolving to help us overcome challenges, there, of course, will be new and emerging challenges.

Uday Kumar's picture Uday Kumar
 Four Solutions Compared How to Test Your Website on Multiple Browsers: Four Solutions Compared

Robbie Bridgewater writes on the difficulty in finding bugs during testing since no single computer can run all of the major browsers—not to mention the added challenge of testing various mobile operating systems. In this article, Robbie compares four possible solutions to this dilemma.

Erle Bridgewater's picture Erle Bridgewater
What the Cloud Wishes It Were

Chris Riley writes that when an organization is considering the cloud, it has to consider its approach as well. The cloud was built on the principles of initiating things fast, and only what you need when you need it. The cloud was not built for people who follow the mantras of  “set it and forget it” and “plan for everything ahead of time.”

Chris Riley
The Challenges of DevOps in the Enterprise

Many small teams are successful at implementing DevOps practices such as continuous integration. However, enterprises may find implementing DevOps best practices to be much more challenging. This article will help you understand how to be successful implementing DevOps in the enterprise.

Bob Aiello's picture Bob Aiello
Cloud Wars Heat Up With Rackspace Fully Integrating OpenStack

With Rackspace announcing that its hosting services are now operating on OpenStack, the IT hosting company seems poised to compete with the big boys of the cloud.

Jonathan Vanian's picture Jonathan Vanian
Emerging Cloud Standards—Will the Real Standard Please Stand Up?

Based on the number of cloud computing standards organizations working on the problem, clearly interest is running at an all-time high. Here's a list of some of the bodies actively working on creating cloud standards.

Beth Cohen's picture Beth Cohen
Performance Testing Considerations in a Cloud Performance Testing Considerations in a Public Cloud Environment

Testing an application's performance in the cloud begins with understanding the infrastructure of your public cloud environment. Learn which elements to watch for and how to optimize your cloud-based performance testing environment.

Scott Aziz's picture Scott Aziz
Software Configuration Management for Cloud, Mobile, and Database Development

Supporting cloud, mobile, and database development sounds like a remarkably technical endeavor. In practice, personality issues between team members can impact just how effectively you handle these complex technical efforts.

Leslie  Sachs's picture Leslie Sachs
Four CM Predictions for 2012

Leslie Sachs predicts 2012 as the year when companies will rediscover the importance of holding onto and developing their human resources like never before. Additionally, the year will challenge CM experts as they try to manage effectively when cloud providers often control significant resources.

Leslie  Sachs's picture Leslie Sachs

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