Google Cloud vs. AWS: Comparing DBaaS Solutions

The IT landscape is rapidly changing. The public cloud is now seeing widespread enterprise adoption as organizations migrate their workloads and explore the latest technologies for storing and analyzing their data. But at the same time, they face the logistical challenges of migrating their databases and maintaining cloud-based infrastructures.

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SQL Server on Linux: Will it Perform or Not?

by on Mar 22, 2017. NOTICE: The next QCon is in New York Jun 26-30, 2017. Join us! Summary Slava Oks talks about SQL Server’s platform agnostic architecture. Oks briefly goes over the history of the project, high-level architecture and dives into the core of I/O Manager, Memory Manager, and Scheduler.

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Public vs. Private vs. Hybrid Cloud

How do you choose the right cloud implementation model for your business – public, private, hybrid? Before I get into the nitty gritty, let’s first take a look at what the private cloud is. The essential difference between the public and private models is “sharing.” With a public cloud infrastructure, there is shared physical hardware which is owned and operated by a vendor, so there’s no maintenance component for the client business.

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How to use Phone Companion to set up Windows 10 apps on your mobile device

Sign up for TechRepublic’s Microsoft Weekly newsletter and get Windows and Office tutorials, plus our experts’ analyses of Microsoft�s enterprise products. To see how Phone Companion works, let’s suppose that you have an iPhone and you want to use Phone Companion to set up OneNote. (The setup procedure will be almost identical regardless of which mobile device or Windows 10 application you select.) Let’s take a look at the steps involved in the process.

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Microsoft hit with second cloud disruption in two weeks

Cloud Computing. As Avaya continues its Chapter 11 process, Dave Michels speculates on four possible outcomes for the… Sign up and receive the latest news, reviews and trends on your favorite technology topics. Large data center interconnect users needing high-speed connectivity and bandwidth for access to…

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Overcoming the cyber-security skills gap: experience vs qualifications

This article originally appeared on SC Magazine UK.

Overcoming the cyber-security skills gap: experience vs qualifications

At the recent RSA Conference, FireMon surveyed the attitudes of 350 IT security professionals towards the skills shortage.
The research revealed that when it…

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SANS ISC Stormcast: Daily Network Security News Summary; Cyber Security Podcast

ISC StormCast for Thursday, March 23rd 2017
A daily summary of network and system security news from the SANS Internet Storm Center
Author:Johannes B. Ullrich, Ph.D.
Created: Thursday, March 23rd 2017
Length: 5:59
minutes
Today’s Headline: #iPhone Threats;

If you like this podcast, then…

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Super Mario Run makes leap to Android

The wildly popular smartphone game is now available for play on Android devices, Nintendo said Wednesday. Nintendo said in a tweet that it made the game available for download at the Google Play store a little earlier than it expected. The release comes about three months after Super Mario Run, Nintendo’s first-ever smartphone game, was launched on iOS in December.

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12 Budget-Friendly Video Editing Apps You Can Use For Social Video

Social video has become a pivotal part of any content marketing plan. There is a multitude of platforms to host video content for your business: Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Vine and Snapchat are all busy competing for video content creators. However, what many marketers find intimidating is the process of video editing—an essential part of getting the high-quality video content to represent your brand.

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Android Apps on Google Play

Description Public Wi-Fi isn’t safe.Cloak is the solution.Cloak keeps you safe on Public Wi-Fi with no fiddling or fuss.With Cloak’s auto-secure feature, you don’t even need to remember that you *have* Cloak — just connect to that coffee shop, or airport, or hotel, or conference Wi-Fi and trust…

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Efficient File Copying On Linux

In response to my last post about , a friend of mine noticed that GNU prefers to use a 128 KB block size when copying a regular file. If you use strace to watch what happens when copying a file, you should see a lot of output like:. As you can see, each copy is operating on 131072 bytes, which is 128 KB.

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Android Apps on Google Play

unWorded is a wordy narrative puzzler created by a two-men team that has been selected and awarded in many mobile events around the world:- Radius festival (Austria 07/16): Official Selection – Respawn (Germany 08/16): Great Prize Casual Connect – Tokyo Game Show (Japan 09/16): Official Selection…

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