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WHITEPAPER: Cloud Computing Models for Data Warehousing

Grazed from Teradata. Author: Editorial Staff.

Cloud computing is creating a new era for IT by providing a set of services that appears to have infinite capacity, immediate deployment and high availability at trivial cost. It's the result of the evolution of computing and communications technology from a high-value asset to a simple commodity. In that evolution, the focus shifts from the concept of computing as a physical thing in a data center to computing as a service, like electricity, that is accessible from the nearest network connection.

Today most organizations are looking at cloud as a way to lower data center and IT provisioning costs. While cost reduction is a real benefit, there is more value in the increased speed, flexibility and ease of delivery in cloud environments. The only way to gain these advantages is by changing the approach and practices for delivering applications and data...

Using Test Automation Frameworks to Speed Your DevOps Delivery

Automate Your Delivery Pipeline



Today's software delivery environment is completely focused on pushing value to production as quickly as possible. With this emphasis on speed, more and more teams are relying on test automation to accelerate processes that are manually-intensive - such examples include acceptance and regression testing.

And as DevOps becomes more widely opted, it's imperative your teams understand how to leverage automation as it pertains to your Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment, and Continuous Delivery processes.

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and learn about:
 
  • Different types of test automation
  • The value test automation provides
  • DevOps and automating your delivery pipeline
  • Building a real-world framework

Cloud Standards Customer Council Publishes Cloud Customer Architecture for Securing Workloads on Cloud Services Whitepaper

Grazed from the Cloud Standards Customer Council

The Cloud Standards Customer Council (CSCC) has published a new whitepaper, Cloud Customer Architecture for Securing Workloads on Cloud Services, that outlines security services and corresponding best practices for deploying a comprehensive cloud security architecture. The aim of this new guide is to provide a practical reference to help IT architects and IT security professionals architect, install, and operate the information security components of solutions built using cloud services. It is available for download at http://www.cloud-council.org/deliverables/cloud-customer-architecture-for-securing-workloads-on-cloud-services.htm

Many cloud services are now available, covering infrastructure, platform and application capabilities. Building business solutions using cloud services requires a clear understanding of the available security services, components and options-allied to a clear architecture- which addresses the complete lifecycle of cloud solutions covering development, deployment and operations.

The following security components are covered in detail:

Whitepaper: Using Test Automation Frameworks to Speed Your DevOps Delivery



Automate Your Delivery Pipeline


Today's software delivery environment is completely focused on pushing value to production as quickly as possible. With this emphasis on speed, more and more teams are relying on test automation to accelerate processes that are manually-intensive - such examples include acceptance and regression testing.

And as DevOps becomes more widely opted, it's imperative your teams understand how to leverage automation as it pertains to your Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment, and Continuous Delivery processes.

Download the whitepaper and learn about:
  • Different types of test automation
  • The value test automation provides
  • DevOps and automating your delivery pipeline
  • Building a real-world framework

 

Whitepaper: The Internet of Things and Its Impact on Testing



The Internet of Things might be a buzzword you know nothing about, but it is something that can't be ignored by software testers and developers alike. The interconnectivity of wearables, smart devices, home appliances, etc. present a whole host of unique challenges that you need to prepare yourselves for.

Gartner predicts that the number of connected devices through the Internet of Things is expected to rise to 26 billion units by 2020, so software professionals need to equip themselves with the appropriate knowledge and technology to succeed.

3 Recommended Whitepapers: Cloud Computing For Startups

Grazed from CloudTweaks. Author: Editorial Staff.

"Introduction to Cloud Computing For Startups" Wondering what all of the hype is around cloud computing? Cloud computing has been a popular topic lately, including the discussion of various cloud computing solutions such as Amazon AWS, Google App Engine, and Salesforce.com. Many of the discussions revolve around the enterprise world, but few are talking about what this means for startups and small business.

You will find out how your startup may be able to take advantage of cloud computing as a new approach to launching your startup quickly, and stay up-to-date with their latest news!...

Whitepaper: Cloud Storage. Solved!

Parallels Cloud Server transforms how you deliver the cloud. Parallels Cloud Server combines Parallels Cloud Storage with Parallels Containers and Parallels Hypervisor to dramatically improve server reliability, performance, and profitability.

Databarracks launches whitepaper: ‘The Challenges and Benefits of Cloud Computing to Law Firms’

Grazed from PRWeb. Author: PR Announcement.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) provider, Databarracks, has today launched its white paper ‘The Real Challenges and Benefits of Cloud Computing to Law Firms’. The paper investigates the current state of the cloud according to a variety of senior IT professionals from within the legal sector including Berwin Leighton Paisner, Sidley Austin LLP and Stephens Scown Solicitors.

Written by Frank Jennings, Commercial and Cloud lawyer at DMH Stallard LLP and Chair of the Cloud Industry Forum’s Code Governance Board, the paper examines experiences and attitudes of those who have adopted cloud services. It highlights their common concerns and perceived barriers to entry, most prominently security of data...

New WSO2 White Paper Explores Benefits of a Cloud DevOps PaaS for Enhancing Application Development and Delivery

Grazed from PRWeb. Author: PR Announcement.

Today, organizations seek to improve software delivery performance and effectiveness through automation, governance, architecture, and team collaboration best practices. However, outdated infrastructure and processes, along with disjointed tooling often hinder application delivery practices. A new white paper from WSO2 examines how IT professionals can implement a cloud DevOps platform as a service (PaaS) to optimize application development and delivery by increasing project visibility, enhancing team agility, and introducing automated governance and best practices.

The new white paper, "DevOps meets ALM in the Cloud – Cloud DevOps PaaS," was developed by Chris Haddad, WSO2 vice president of technology evangelism. In it, Chris examines how IT organizations can deliver a consistent, automated, governed, and unified application development process using an open source cloud DevOps PaaS...

Cloudyn White Paper Defines Real Cloud Economics and Addresses the Trend of Overprovisioning

Grazed from Cloudyn.  Author: PR Announcement

 

Today, Cloudyn published a new whitepaper that outlines how organizations can maximize their cloud investment and dynamically optimize the balance between operational and financial objectives of using the cloud. In the whitepaper, Cloudyn defines cloud economics and perfect-provisioning and offers companies a checklist for cloud cost efficiency.

 

“The Great Hope of Cloud Economics and the Over-provisioning Epidemic” whitepaper examines how cloud resource deployments can’t always be characterized or allocated using simple models – and the complexity of cloud pricing and provisioning is quickly moving beyond human capacity to comprehend, much less act upon. Addressed in the paper is how companies need highly intelligent tools which can not only iteratively learn resource usage patterns, but can provide actionable recommendations for how to optimize cloud deployment by rightsizing and choosing the most economical pricing plans.