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Data and Storage

The need to know of Kubernetes auditing

Containers are the de-facto standard nowadays to run your applications. Kubernetes is the number one platform to orchestrate them. CI/CD pipelines as well as cloud-native services put an extra layer of complexity alongside persistent storage and (container) networking. All of these aspects need to work together to serve your...

These Cloud and DevOps certificates boost your IT skills

What is the difference between an expert and someone who created a profession out of his/her hobby? Someone told me: "an expert is someone who knows why things are done in a certain way. From an IT perspective, experts know why a certain system or application has been designed...

Key Business IT alignment criteria to strengthen your business strategy

Key Business IT alignment criteria to strengthen your business strategy In every organization, it’s crucial that their business goals follow the mission and vision of the company. The business strategy needs to be executed by running projects and activities to support this, otherwise, it’s like a dead letter. Companies that...

Useful techniques to boost your cloud storage performance

Cloud computing gives you the flexibility to host your business service the way you want it. You can choose from an IaaS, a PaaS or SaaS solution, as well as a combination of those. The same is true for your storage needs. Whatever solution you choose, performance problems can...

GraphQL – what’s good to know?

GraphQL quickly becomes a popular way to access the data of your applications through your APIs. It's a tech agnostic query language that works with many programming languages and databases. Cloud providers also jump on this new trend since it quickly gains momentum. As with all trends, you need...

Benefits when applying the 12 Factor App principles (part 3)

The story of the benefits of the 12 Factor App principles continues in part 3 of our articles. In our last article, we'll zoom in into disposability, runtime environments, logs, and admin processes. Benefits when applying the 12 Factor App principles (part 3) Factor 9: Disposability Cloud-native applications should only run...

Benefits when applying the 12 Factor App principles (part 2)

In our previous article, you can read bout the first principles. We'll continue our journey to explore the most appealing advantages of 12 Factor Apps over traditional apps. Benefits when applying the 12 Factor App principles (part 2). Factor 5: Build, release, run Every application that follows a DevOps specific SDLC...

Benefits when applying the 12 Factor App principles (part 1)

Developers all around the world adopt one or more topics that together form the 12 Factor App principles. They already changed the way they build their software. Since this has great advantages in the cloud-native ecosystem, those companies they work for manage to push features faster and more reliable....

What is NAS and why you should backup your NAS data

Network-Attached Storage (NAS) is a dedicated file storage system that contains one or more storage drives for multiple users to collaborate. It is designed to handle unstructured data, including media storage for personal use, a backup server for a small business, or an unstructured data management tool for larger...

Containers are the new Virtual Machines

There are still people in organizations that need to understand what a container is. And what the main benefits of container technology are. Although the concept is pretty old and the most famous container software (Docker) saw the light nearly a decade ago, this still holds true. Sometimes technical...