AWS re:Invent 2019 is a huge conference, with a critical mass of enterprise vendors and IT attendees, yet cloud represents just a few percentage points of enterprise spend. There is a massive opportunity to transform both infrastructure and IT careers! My conversations with Druva at re:Invent really brought home the challenge and opportunity of the cloud.
Less than 10% of cloud data is encrypted at rest. With CCPA coming soon, what does that mean for your company if you violate the act and it comes back to haunt you? How can you be sure your data is worthless to thieves? Tom Hollingsworth sits down with Ed Yu of StrongSalt and discusses their new Open Privacy API, which is designed to combat the difficulty of implementing encryption properly.
Do you love vMotion? Would you like it better if it was smarter about making decisions to move your VMs? Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at Virtana and how they stop the roulette wheel of vMotion movement.
Security BGP should be as easy as fastening your seat belt, right? Except no one will give you a ticket for having insecure BGP. Ivan Pepelnjak explores this idea and some others when it comes to mandatory BGP practices in a great blog post.
Disaster recovery can be a stressful activity. Druva has managed to come up with a way of recovering in the cloud that doesn’t need to be complicated, nor does it need to be time-consuming. Architect and Blogger, Dan Frith, explores Druva’s Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaas) offering.
One of the biggest struggles any development organization faces is testing its application with production volumes of data. Joey D’Antoni discusses practical solutions to meet an organization’s data management needs.
Technology ecosystems come with a set of benefits and drawbacks. This post by Chris Evans analyzes the good, the bad, and the ugly of IT companies owning a technology ecosystem.
Is your network stuck in an old way of thinking about architecture? Is it starting to affect your applications? Maybe you need to take a fresh look with something new. Tom Hollingsworth takes a look back at Arrcus at Networking Field Day and how their fresh perspective is changing the way we build networks.
If you don’t have an eye to reassemble files from a data stream in a PCAP file, fear not! Erik Hjelmvik has written a new tool called NetworkMiner that will let you dig out all the things that are hiding in there.
Principal Consultant, Jordan Martin, discusses what he learned at Juniper NXTWORK 2019 and he makes the case that it’s worth your time to check out the fantastic work that Juniper is doing.