AWS Elastic Beanstalk .NET Core Getting Started

AWS offers a variety of services to solve specific needs. There are some core services, like EC2 and VPC, that let you create an infrastructure for your applications that scales easily. But if you’re new to AWS and also new to infrastructure, you might need to invest some time reading before you deploy your application to AWS. I remember my first time using AWS; the sysadmin explained to me what systems we were using in AWS to run the company’s main application.


Monitor Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka with Datadog

Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka (MSK) is a fully managed service that allows developers to build highly available and scalable applications on Kafka. In addition to enabling developers to migrate their existing Kafka applications to AWS, Amazon MSK handles the provisioning and maintenance of Kafka and ZooKeeper nodes and automatically replicates data across multiple availability zones for high availability.


How to Secure Serverless Applications - Part One

This article is part of a two-part series: First off before we dive into “how” to secure your serverless applications. Let’s first talk about “why” you need to secure serverless applications. As you can imagine, just because serverless is abstracting the compute resources doesn’t mean it’s abstracting all of the security considerations. Why do I need to secure a serverless application?


Embracing the Subscription Economy

Lately, enterprise applications are still on-premise based, however, there is a rising trend within the majority of these enterprises to move to the cloud for leveraging the on-demand pricing and scalability. In-line with this trend, we are witnessing an increased demand to move away from perpetual licensing and adopt a SaaS model. Software product vendors are cashing in on the opportunity of transitioning their enterprise apps to be SaaS ready at break-neck speeds.


Google Cloud Platform Serverless Ingestion into Splunk

If you have or plan to collect data from Google Cloud Platform (GCP), you will have noticed that your option of ingesting data has been by using Splunk’s Google Cloud Platform Add-On. However, many customers are adopting “serverless” cloud services to deliver their cloud solutions. There are many reasons for this, but mainly it provides solutions that do not require any overheads of server or container management, that scale and is delivered as a part of their cloud platform.


Key Cloud Security Challenges and Strategies to Overcome Them

The cloud has changed how we use and consume IT services. Where data resides along with how it is transferred, stored and processed has fundamentally changed and with-it new risk management challenges. Let’s talk about some of those challenges. First and foremost, the cat is out of the bag. We’re not going back to the data center, and any resistance to that is going to be seen as a business inhibitor and will therefore not get much airtime.

Lowering the TCO of your Serverless solution with Serverless360

Total Cost of Ownership for enterprise software is the sum of all direct and indirect costs incurred by the software and is a critical part of the ROI calculation. The reality of the cloud support process is that the user will end up paying more money depending upon the severity of the problem. For Instance, the support ticket resolved by 1st or 2nd line support teams would cost less than being resolved by the Architecture team.