Gartner is fully in the cloud. Are you?

As many of you know, Gartner is recognized as one of the premier analyst firms by most enterprise IT organizations. Given the broad and diverse set of customers Gartner serves -- many risk averse and conservative towards new technologies, Gartner generally tends to recommend incremental and measured changes. Imagine our surprise when Gartner made this very bold statement "on-premises is the new legacy.


Deeper Visibility into ECS and Fargate with Epsagon

Container orchestration services are becoming more and more popular, as teams are looking to run their container workloads at scale. Kubernetes is already extremely popular, as well as the managed orchestration services by the cloud providers. In particular, AWS’s ECS and Fargate, are commonly used among AWS users, often combined with Lambda functions and other AWS services.


Underscore VC Interview: The Tricks to Designing Data Products

In today’s data-rich world, data products that turn data assets into actionable insights are becoming increasingly valuable. Technologies that help users surface, process, organize, store, share, and act on data have defined a new generation of products. That’s why we sat down with Katie Bayes, a product engineer at IOPipe. Katie has deep experience designing data products, and her advice will prove valuable to any teams designing data products.


Multi-Cloud Security Best Practices Guide

A multi-cloud network is a cloud network that consists of more than one cloud services provider. A straightforward type of multi-cloud network involves multiple infrastructure as a service (IaaS) vendors. For example, you could have some of your cloud network’s servers and physical network provided by Amazon Web Services (AWS), but you’ve integrated that with your servers and physical networking that’s provided by Microsoft Azure.


Istio: Your Friendly Service Mesh

There is a new hype in the DevOps world: Istio and service meshes. But why exactly is everyone suddenly migrating to Istio? In this post, we will examine whether it actually makes sense to use Istio and in which use cases it may help you (as well as when it’s simply an overkill). But before discussing Istio, we should first introduce the concept of a service mesh.


Observing Google Cloud Platform Services Best Practices

Google Cloud Platform (GCP), offered by Google, is a suite of cloud computing services that runs on the same infrastructure that Google uses internally for its end-user products, such as Google Search, Gmail and YouTube. Google Cloud Platform provides infrastructure as a service, platform as a service, and serverless computing environments.