A General Introduction to Cloud Computing

Introduction The impact of cloud computing on industry and end users would be difficult to overstate: everyday life has been completely transformed by the omnipresence of software that runs on cloud networks. By leveraging cloud computing, startups and businesses are able to optimize costs and increase their offerings without purchasing and managing all the hardware Read more about A General Introduction to Cloud Computing[…]

Saving Koalas Using Genomics Research and Cloud Computing

Today is Save the Koala Day and a perfect time to tell you about some noteworthy and ground-breaking research that was made possible by AWS Research Credits and the AWS Cloud. Five years ago, a research team led by Dr. Rebecca Johnson (Director of the Australian Museum Research Institute) set out to learn more about Read more about Saving Koalas Using Genomics Research and Cloud Computing[…]

Cloud Native Computing Foundation Announces JD.com as Winner of Top End User Award

Chinese online retail giant recognized for contributions to the cloud native end user community SHANGHAI, China – November 15, 2018 – KubeCon + CloudNativeCon China – The Cloud Native Computing Foundation® (CNCF®), which sustains and integrates open source technologies like Kubernetes® and Prometheus, today announced that JD.com, China’s largest online and overall retailer, has won Read more about Cloud Native Computing Foundation Announces JD.com as Winner of Top End User Award[…]

Cloud Native Computing Foundation Opens Inaugural KubeCon + CloudNativeCon China and Welcomes 53 New Members

New members, including R&D China Information Technology, Shanghai Qiniu Information Technologies, Beijing Yan Rong Technology and Yuan Ding Technology, to accelerate cloud native adoption across global markets SHANGHAI, China – November 14, 2018 – KubeCon + CloudNativeCon China – The Cloud Native Computing Foundation® (CNCF®), which sustains and integrates open source technologies like Kubernetes® and Read more about Cloud Native Computing Foundation Opens Inaugural KubeCon + CloudNativeCon China and Welcomes 53 New Members[…]

New – Amazon EC2 Hpc6a Instance Optimized for High Performance Computing

High Performance Computing (HPC) allows scientists and engineers to solve complex, compute-intensive problems such as computational fluid dynamics (CFD), weather forecasting, and genomics. HPC applications typically require instances with high memory bandwidth, a low latency, high bandwidth network interconnect and access to a fast parallel file system. Many customers have turned to AWS to run Read more about New – Amazon EC2 Hpc6a Instance Optimized for High Performance Computing[…]

What is a Cloud Native Business? Learnings From DigitalOcean’s SMB Cloud Report

Video About the Talk DigitalOcean presents results from a global study that dives into how businesses of all sizes use cloud services, their pain points, and how cloud-native businesses are distinct from other companies. What You’ll Learn How SMBs are using cloud services How many businesses identify themselves as being could native, and what that Read more about What is a Cloud Native Business? Learnings From DigitalOcean’s SMB Cloud Report[…]

Turning Infrastructure Into Software Through Cloud Engineering

Video About the Talk Help your team ship faster by defining cloud computing infrastructure in general programming languages. Explore best practices for defining resources, testing and validation, and software engineering processes. What You’ll Learn Why using true infrastructure software is powerful The key tenets of cloud engineering The evolution of infrastructure as code This Talk Read more about Turning Infrastructure Into Software Through Cloud Engineering[…]

Automation for the cloud: Cloud Field Day 12 recap

I recently had the opportunity to present our Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform cloud strategy at Cloud Field Day 12.  Cloud Field Day 12 was a three day event that focused on the impact of cloud on enterprise IT. As a presenter, you can use any combination of slides and live demos to foster a Read more about Automation for the cloud: Cloud Field Day 12 recap[…]

AWS Cloud Builders – Career Transformation & Personal Growth

Long-time readers of this blog know that I firmly believe in the power of education to improve lives. AWS Training and Certification equips people and organizations around the world with cloud computing education to build and validate cloud computing skills. With demand for cloud skills and experience at an all-time high, there’s never been a Read more about AWS Cloud Builders – Career Transformation & Personal Growth[…]

New for AWS CloudFormation – Quickly Retry Stack Operations from the Point of Failure

One of the great advantages of cloud computing is that you have access to programmable infrastructure. This allows you to manage your infrastructure as code and apply the same practices of application code development to infrastructure provisioning. AWS CloudFormation gives you an easy way to model a collection of related AWS and third-party resources, provision Read more about New for AWS CloudFormation – Quickly Retry Stack Operations from the Point of Failure[…]