Using DBaaS to Align Database Management with Your Application Delivery Processes

Your Database Environment: Perception vs. Reality

Today’s application development teams are moving fast, but is your team being held back by slow database management practices and tools? For many organizations, this is a significant problem that deserves as much attention as getting application code changes flowing smoothly into production. In fact, they are tightly interdependent challenges that need to be solved […]

DBaaS: The Next Killer App for Cloud Services

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Editor’s note: This post by Chip Childers of CumuLogic captures context we believe of special relevance to all enterprise IT professionals, especially those with data to collect/store/process/analyze. He ends with a topic more of us from the technology world should be weighing in on. – bg As public and private cloud adoption continues to skyrocket, […]

DoD Public And Private Cloud Mandates: And insights from a deployed communications professional on why it matters

All who track DoD technology issues have been waiting way too long to see DoD to capitalize on the benefits of Cloud Solutions. This topic has been studied for years (see, for example, DSB Report on Cyber Security and Reliability in a Digital Cloud). Building on years of work, Ms. Takai, DoD’s CIO, signed out the […]

Popular PowerShell Cmdlets for Windows Azure AD

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Editor’s note: PowerShell is an object-oriented programming language and interactive command line for Microsoft Windows. It is designed with automation in mind, and remains an important element in managing and configuring Windows Azure. In this post, Natalie Lehrer provides insights into using PowerShell Cmdlets for Windows Azure AD.-bg Being able to manage your cloud at […]

DISA Provides A milCloud Overview: Looks like progress, but watch for two big risks

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DISA released the information below as an update on milCloud, an integrated suite of capabilities designed to drive agility into the development, deployment and maintenance of DoD applications. I have no insider information on this activity, but reading between the lines leads me to conclude there are two key risks to this program. My sense […]

Innovators, Integrators and Tech Vendors: Here is what the government hopes they will buy from you in 2015

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Everyone knows it can be very hard to do business with the government. But you can take steps to make it easier to serve. The most important thing to do, in my opinion, is to be informed on government mission needs. How else can you determine if you have what the government really wants from […]