How To

How to Successfully Adopt an Enterprise Data Warehouse in the Cloud


By adopting a cloud EDW to compliment existing EDW platforms, organizations can allow more agile growth, more flexibility in workload location and better cost points for different types of workloads. The EDW is a key technology used in every large company today. EDWs can support a variety of workloads, including financial reporting, customer satisfaction analysis, […]

A Developer’s Basic Guide to Cloud Identity Management


Organizations looking for better, more agile security are choosing to integrate identity access and management (IAM) and governance directly into the applications. Cloud application delivery of IAM systems is making this transition a lot easier and cheaper, but this shift also means that developers will now be primarily responsible for identity management. In this article, […]

Don’t Let Security, Governance Kill App Performance


The three biggest challenges to adopting cloud are application performance, availability, and cloud app security. Unfortunately, security and governance initiatives can have a negative impact on performance and availability. On the one hand, the risk of data loss and legal issues resulting from security breaches is high on the list of concerns. Most users and […]

The Cloud’s Missing Link: Monitoring and Management


Monitoring and management of cloud-based production environments is often an afterthought. Why? Perhaps there is so much to think about — security, cost management, and governance — that monitoring and management fall by the wayside. Or perhaps IT believes it simply can use clouds’ native tools. Monitoring and management are important to any data center, […]

Strategy and Semantics – Part 2: How to Create an ECS Cluster


A Note on This New Series We’re creating these new two-part blog posts, because both in this blog and in our daily work, we often struggle to provide the right messages to different audiences. Since we work with both strategic minded decision makers and those responsible for development and day-to-day operations, we often have to […]