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Should You Migrate Your DevOps Architecture to the Cloud?

Bill Kleyman News
  • Evolving DevOps practices will require a new level of agility and speed to deployment. Advancements in the cloud sector have organizations wondering how the two can work together.
    By Bill Kleyman , 10/15/2018

9 Best Practices for Managing Infrastructure in a Containerized Environment

CYNTHIA HARVEY Slideshow
  • Containers may make life easier for developers, but they can complicate matters for the operations team. These best practices can help.
    By CYNTHIA HARVEY , 10/11/2018

Why Orchestration Does Not Equal Automation

Patrick Moore, Director of Network Automation Strategy, Itential News
  • Orchestration is often used interchangeably with automation. The reality is these terms are very different. Understanding the distinction is important. It’s time to set the record straight.
    By Patrick Moore, Director of Network Automation Strategy, Itential , 10/09/2018

Monitoring Windows Services for Free

Tony Fortunato News
  • Network analysts cannot simply rely on existing solutions when troubleshooting problems. Get creative and build your own Windows services monitoring tool.
    By Tony Fortunato , 10/05/2018

Move to the Cloud with Microsoft and Live Happily Ever After -- Maybe

Jeff Kalberg, Chief Technology Evangelist, IGEL News
  • Windows 10 in the cloud offers long-term benefits. However, it is paramount to address infrastructure issues before making the Windows desktop to the cloud move.
    By Jeff Kalberg, Chief Technology Evangelist, IGEL , 10/04/2018

Getting Multi-cloud Right with Per-app Architectures

Lori MacVittie News
  • How by-the-app solutions can tackle common cloud migration roadblocks including ramp up, risk management, and operational overhead.
    By Lori MacVittie , 10/02/2018

Test Web Page Load Time with a Free Chrome Extension

Tony Fortunato News
  • A walk-through shows you how to use a free Chrome extension to measure web page loading times.
    By Tony Fortunato , 9/26/2018

DevOps is an Operational Strategy, Not a Project

Brett Johnson News
  • DevOps projects fall under infrastructure management but need to be treated as internal application development. With adequate planning, workflow code can be updated rapidly as part of an operational role.
    By Brett Johnson , 9/21/2018

Is QoS Becoming Irrelevant?

Terry Slattery News
  • Changes in applications and their locations are conspiring to make it increasingly difficult to implement QoS.
    By Terry Slattery , 9/12/2018

When Testing, Get Active

Tony Fortunato News
  • When troubleshooting application performance issues, ping alone may not detect the problem. That’s where active testing can help.
    By Tony Fortunato , 9/07/2018

451 Research: Containers A $2.7 Billion Market By 2020

Charles Babcock News
  • Report reveals that containers are the fast-growing part of the cloud technologies market.
    By Charles Babcock , 1/12/2017

The Cloud In 2017: Unleashing The Apps

Lori MacVittie Commentary
  • Services that support applications and hosted in the network will be the new focus for enterprise cloud migration.
    By Lori MacVittie , 1/04/2017

Managing The Hybrid Data Center

Kong Yang Commentary
  • Kong Yang suggests a way to navigate the digital transformation era through efficient IT lifecycle management.
    By Kong Yang , 12/09/2016

DevOps And Code Management

Packt Publishing Commentary
  • This excerpt from Joakim Verona’s "Practical DevOps" covers code control, including repositories like GitHub.
    By Packt Publishing , 12/08/2016

Tech Talent Shortage Holding Back Business

Marcia Savage News
  • Survey shows hiring managers face challenges in filling IT positions, impacting the bottom line.
    By Marcia Savage , 12/06/2016

Microservices: The Infrastructure Impact

Lori MacVittie Commentary
  • Simplifying application development leads to complications for IT operations, but the cloud can help.
    By Lori MacVittie , 12/05/2016

Giving Thanks To Our IT Infrastructure

Leon Adato Slideshow
  • From the network to redundant hardware, the THWACK community of IT pros has a lot to be thankful for this holiday season.
    By Leon Adato , 11/22/2016

Network Analysis: TCP Window Size

Tony Fortunato Commentary
  • Tony Fortunato demonstrates how to track TCP window size to troubleshoot network performance issues.
    By Tony Fortunato , 11/17/2016

Cisco: Cloud-Native Apps Will Dominate By 2020

Charles Babcock News
  • Big data, IoT, and other applications are changing cloud computing, according to Cisco's sixth annual Global Cloud Computing Index.
    By Charles Babcock , 11/14/2016

Transforming Shadow IT Into Next-Gen IT

Michael Segal, Area VP, Area Vice President, Strategic Marketing, NETSCOUT Commentary
  • IT organizations can regain control and help lead corporate digital transformation efforts by focusing on business assurance.
    By Michael Segal, Area VP, Area Vice President, Strategic Marketing, NETSCOUT , 11/11/2016