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Cloud Native

Taking the guesswork out of cloud-native with Kubernetes-as-a-Service

Running Kubernetes in the public cloud is great. It’s easy and quick to get started with, integrates with other cloud services like object storage or existing VM-based applications, and takes away most of the work to create and maintain the Kubernetes clusters. However, using a public cloud service for...

Is storage sexy yet? A Portworx overview

This blogpost will give you a Portworx overview. Portworx is an enterprise storage platform focusing on containers and cloud-native. The company was founded in 2014 with its first deployment in 2017. Its market share has grown rapidly and in 2020 it was acquired by Pure Storage. The acquisition is...

Cloud Native vs Cloud Agnostic – Which makes a better hybrid cloud toolchain

As of 2021, only a miniscule percentage of enterprises rely solely on on-premises servers to power their digital infrastructure. The 2021 State of the Cloud report revealed that 78 percent of respondents had adopted a hybrid-cloud strategy, and 92 percent were using a multi-cloud strategy. The question is no...

How a WAF protects your applications

Every team that hosts an application in the public cloud need to think about protecting it against hackers. For internet accessible applications, such as websites and APIs this is an absolute must. If you do not put enough time and effort in it, your data is in severe danger....

The missing link in IT management; product design time configuration management

Chances that all elements of a digital product are designed by a single team are probably slim. You better know your product composition at design time and understand the related producer/consumer relations to be in control of your product and manage your value streams. Introduction In a previous article, I recognized...

Does DevOps needs a data model?

As product owner responsible for a number of development / CICD tools, I since long have a feeling that we do not leverage the data we have in all our tools and the data does not always nicely align with the digital products that my internal customers produce. The data...

DB-as-a-service: what you need to know to outsource your data solutions

Since data is the new gold, companies need to ensure they store, access, protect and transfer their data with utmost care. Choosing the best database solution is king here. For long, companies have been hosting DB related systems themselves. Nowadays, there is a shift towards acquiring databases as a...

Azure Hybrid Cloud as a stepping stone to the public Cloud

Many organizations already embraced public cloud and only that as their target platform for the software applications they create. Despite this, there are a lot of other organizations which are not there yet. Perhaps they have a lot of legacy applications to refactor or they choose a different path:...

How to fix the top 10 insecure defaults in AWS

DevSecOps quickly becomes a reality in many software development organizations. Those companies put security in the front seat and acknowledge it is an important factor to take into account. Knowledge increases steadily, but a lot of developers which do not have so much infra related knowledge need to gather...

SAST tool selection – tips to pick the right one for you

Every organization which treads security as a top priority needs a Static Application Security Testing (SAST) tool. Run this tool against every software application before you push out new versions to production. It's very important to use a tool that matches your budget and situation. Besides this, the tool...