A Serverless Architecture for Big Data

A popular term emerging from the software industry over the last few years is serverless computing, more commonly referred to as just “serverless”. So what does it mean? In its simplest form, a serverless architecture is a computing model where a service provider dynamically manages the allocation of computing resources based on a Service Level Agreement (SLA), provisioning and running resources only for the time needed and without requiring end-user involvement.


CloudFormation Stack Drift Report Action

Last week, AWS announced a fantastic new feature for AWS CloudFormation, CloudFormation Drift Detection. Drift detection allows you to determine whether the AWS resources controlled by your CloudFormation stacks have drifted from their original configuration. This can happen if you manually adjust properties of your AWS resources. Today, we’re excited to announce a new action to report on your CloudFormation drifted stacks: CloudFormation Stack Drift Report.


How to Give Tough Feedback to Your Team (and Help Them Turn It Into Actionable Advice)

Regardless of whether you’re an experienced team leader or new to managing a project, giving feedback can be scary — especially if you need to deliver something negative. No one wants to be the bad guy, but in order to foster a high-performing team, you need to give feedback openly, honestly, and often. But it doesn’t have to be daunting.


How a major college uses OneDesk to manage ticketing for multiple internal departments

When we think about educational institutions, we often don’t consider all of the processes and machinations needed to keep that system running across all of the different faculties and departments. As competitive as it is for students to be accepted into colleges, it is also a competition between the educational institutions themselves to remain current and up-to-date in order to attract the top students and professors.

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HP Operations Manager: Legendary multifaceted software

We have talked about reviews of legendary software in the area of monitoring, such as the colossus IBM® Tivoli® Netcool®. With equal pleasure, and at the request of the editorial team of this blog, today we bring up the second legendary software. That time we directly compared Pandora FMS with that giant, but this time we only refer to common features, because the HP Operations Manager is not currently on sale…

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Run Successful Virtual Meetings With One of These Top 3 Programs

There are several benefits to hiring remote workers. Benefits include flexibility, wider access to global talent, reduced costs, and more. Proximity, however, is not one of those benefits. Rather than calling everyone into a conference room for a quick meeting, you have to rely on technology to bring everyone on your team together…no matter where they are located.