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Tips for Success When Implementing Your Transformation Initiative

Change isn’t without its detractors in terms of people and systems. A misstep in expanding application performance monitoring (APM) across full-stack application monitoring can result in the degradation of availability…

Accidental Cloud Administrator

Accidental DBA is a term most IT pros are familiar with, and traditionally it describes an “on-top task” for the SysAdmin. It was followed by the “involuntary security admin,” a…

Are Cloud Computing Engineers the Missing Link on Your Federal IT Team?

Cloud computing can be more complex than anticipated, particularly as agencies continue to move applications and operations into a cloud environment. Does your federal IT team have the in-house skills…

Monitoring and Securing Cloud-Based Databases Is the Developer’s Responsibility

Modern application development requires more work to ensure the development path and the data it produces are fully in sync, secure, optimized, and error-free. This responsibility has increasingly fallen upon…

Suggested Cloud Monitoring Strategies for IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS

From the Cloud First policy established in 2010 to last year’s Cloud Smart update, it’s clear the government is driving federal agencies toward cloud computing. The strategy makes sense, but…

Becoming Hybrid: Operating Your Cloud Environment

It’s a day for celebration! Our migration is complete, and our applications are now running in the cloud environment best suited to their needs. The rest of our application inventory,…

The Best Way to Make Your Application Faster

There are two easy ways to make your cloud application faster and they’re homonyms; cash being the first and cache being the second. (Sorry, but not sorry, for the dad…

Developers Are Not Building Shiny New Things

Some, maybe. But not most. Look, I have this theory. I also have data. And as with most stories in my life, it all starts with a trip to Las…

Three Ways Federal Agencies Can Manage and Secure Their Hybrid Data Centers

As hybrid environments become more popular, federal IT teams are faced with managing and securing their on-premises and cloud infrastructures, while minimizing costs—and there’s no single tool or approach that…

DOD’s Cloud Strategy Aids Information Dominance

The DOD cloud strategy recognizes the department’s disjointed and siloed systems have negatively impacted the effectiveness of warfighters, decision makers and staff. According to the strategy, only cloud computing will…

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