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Llega “Azure Container Instances”

Me encantan los contenedores. Tú también amas los contenedores. A todos nos encantan los contenedores. Pero, si alguna vez intentaste ejecutar sus programas en Microsoft Azure, tuviste un problema. No fue fácil ejecutar contenedores estilo Docker, una tecnología nativa de Linux, en Azure. Se podía hacer, pero era laborioso. Ahora, con Azure Container Instances (ACI), […]

Here’s why you should use containers

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In just a few years containers have risen from obscurity to become the way we deliver software. But just why are companies making the move? Let’s go over the basics. First and foremost, with containers you can run more application instances on a server than you can with virtual machines (VMs). By their very nature, […]

Arriva “Azure Container Instances”

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Adoro i contenitori. Anche tu ami i contenitori. Tutti noi amiamo i contenitori. Ma, se hai mai provato a eseguire i tuoi programmi su Microsoft Azure, hai probabilmente avuto un problema. Non è stato facile gestire containers in stile Docker, una tecnologia Linux nativa, su Azure. Oh, si poteva fare, ma era molto lavoro. Ora, […]

How SIAM helps organizations manage multiple suppliers more effectively

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Here’s something every IT group managing multiple suppliers has experienced: A work ticket that gets bounced around from supplier to supplier three or four times before it finally gets to the right vendor. These kind of situations irritate rank-and-file users and hurt the credibility of the IT department by causing unnecessary service delays. What if […]

Changing up security to protect a CPG’s hybrid cloud journey

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Retail and consumer-packaged goods (CPG) companies have been operating in a radically shifting business environment for years. To survive and thrive, they’ve had to embrace new technologies that also are radically changing. Cloud initiatives, for example, are morphing to hybrid approaches that mix on premise, hosted private and public clouds. And that change begets more […]

Cloud service providers (CSPs) of the future to offer more “intelligence”

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Cloud service providers (CSPs) are beginning to offer intelligent technologies to enterprise customers as a way to separate themselves from competitors, according to a recent market report. “To grow market share, many cloud service providers (CSPs) are introducing specialized compute instances, which target data-intensive workloads and ease the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine […]

How to effectively migrate SAP to the cloud

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Most large organizations face similar cost and licensing challenges when it comes to transitioning SAP to a cloud-native environment. For decades now, running SAP throughout the enterprise has required expensive infrastructure and personnel. Organizations also have found that it is cumbersome and costly to develop, test and deploy SAP applications. So the ability to start […]

Kata Containers: A virtual machine take on running containers

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First things first. Kata Containers aren’t containers. Kata is a virtual machine (VM) for running containers. That said, Kata promises to deliver workload isolation and security with lightweight VMs, while feeling and performing like containers. Kata does this by combining the best of two earlier virtualized container open source code bases: Intel’s Clear Containers and […]

Azure container instances arrive

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I love containers. You love containers. We all love containers. But, if you ever tried to run your programs on Microsoft Azure, you had a problem. It wasn’t easy to run Docker-style containers, a native Linux technology, on Azure. Oh, it could be done, but it was work. Now, with Azure Container Instances (ACI), it’s […]

Cloud migration: Making the right choices up front stacks the odds in your favour

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IT leaders are looking before they leap Bring up the topic of cloud migration with a C-Suite executive and you’ll usually get a positive reaction. Viewed through a business lens, the prospect of cost savings, quicker time to market, and transparent consumption models are all compelling benefits. Have the same discussion with an IT leader, […]