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Five worthy reads: Confidential computing - The way forward in cloud security

Five worthy reads is a regular column on five noteworthy items we’ve discovered while researching trending and timeless topics. In light of rising concerns over cloud cybersecurity, this week we explore the concept of confidential computing. The past year has seen strong adoption of cloud technologies due to accelerated digital transformation and a cloud-first approach in business.


Monitor your cloud architecture and app dependencies with Datadog NPM

Migrating your on-prem infrastructure to the cloud offers a host of benefits, including scalability, mobility, security, and cost reduction. When it comes to cloud network monitoring, tracking the availability and performance of the cloud services your applications rely on becomes even more important. However, moving from self-managed infrastructure to third party–managed services introduces a number of challenges.


The Rise of Unified Communications And Collaboration Tools In The Covid-19 Era

As we are now well than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses are continuing to adapt to ever-changing realities. Initially, adapting involved shuttering offices and canceling work-related travel and events. Today, however, COVID-induced changes are a bit more nuanced. In fact, large enterprises with advanced technology and work from home policies may notice little difference when comparing pre-pandemic operations to today’s.


IT process automation for managed service providers

IT process automation can have several benefits for a managed service provider. It can increase productivity, lower costs, improve quality, reduce downtime, improve SLA management and keep customers happy. Until now, IT process automation was a benefit mostly enjoyed by large organizations. However, with the introduction of SaaS tools and standards for integrating these tools, it is now possible for any managed service provider to enjoy the same benefits.


How Qovery billing works

Let’s see how the Qovery billing is working as we are about launching the v2 in less than two weeks. Since we launched Qovery in January 2020, our product was free of charge for our “community” and “business” plans - even if on the pricing page it was mentioned the opposite. Making Qovery free was the perfect way to get product feedback and iterate with our users without the cost constraint.


Single-Tenant vs Multi-Tenant Cloud: Which Should You Use?

When operating in the cloud, one of the key decisions to make is about which type of architecture to adopt for your business and customer data. This is because choosing cost-effective architecture is key to building profitable SaaS software. Single-tenant and multi-tenant cloud environments are the options to consider. Both types of architecture have security and privacy implications. There’s also the issue of cost, which differs significantly depending on the architecting model you adopt.

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Dashboard Server: Working with the Azure Tile

SquaredUp, Technical Evangelist In this part of the Dashboard Server Learning Path, let’s take a look at the Azure tile. This tile will allow you to connect to and query App Insights and Log Analytics workspaces using Kusto Query Language( KQL), which offers features such as sorting, projection and calculated values, which we can use to control the display of data in our dashboard. If you are new to KQL, We have a series of blogs that can help you get started.

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New Microsoft M365 Management Pack for SCOM

Microsoft have announced a new management pack for Office 365 – M365! It completely replaces the Office 365 management pack and is packed with new capabilities. Aakash Basavaraj, Program Manager at Microsoft, and Sameer Mhaisekar, Technical Evangelist at SquaredUp, joined Bruce Cullen, Director of Products at Cookdown, to reveal the new capabilities of the M365 management pack and the accompanying dashboard pack created for SquaredUp.


Top 9 Scripting Languages that You Should Learn in 2021 to Improve Yourself

When it comes to automating specific processes, scripting languages are the most common. In addition, as compared to traditional programming languages, scripting languages require less code. They don't need to be compiled and can easily be understood. Scripting languages are a special kind that is used to send instructions to web browsers or standalone applications via code. They simplify and speed upcoding, which is why they're so popular in web development.

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AIOps Strategy and Management

In an earlier blog, I provided an introduction to AIOps. AIOps is the application of Artificial Intelligence to IT Operations. Many people misunderstand AIOps as replacing or mimicking human intelligence. This is not what AIOps is about. Rather, AIOps seeks to apply algorithms to solve specific problems, often much faster, much more accurately, and at much higher scale than a human ever could solve the problem.