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Gathering performance data through load testing is critical to any performance-tuning exercise. An expert walks you through the process of running load tests using Microsoft Azure.

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  • Red Hat OpenShift

    Red Hat OpenShift is a multifaceted, open source container application platform from Red Hat Inc. for the development, deployment and management of applications.

  • cloud application

    A cloud application, or cloud app, is a software program where cloud-based and local components work together.

  • iPaaS (integration platform as a service)

    Integration platform as a service (iPaaS) is a set of cloud-based tools that enables software engineers to deploy, manage, govern and integrate applications and services. iPaaS is also referred to as cloud-based integration.

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Cloud development

Cloud architecture and development have become hot topics, as companies seek to better leverage the cloud. In this section, get unbiased news, features, tutorials and expert advice covering emerging cloud computing architecture techniques and development best practices. Whether you're going with a private cloud architecture, or leveraging the public cloud, find out key considerations for developing applications effectively. Get expert advice about design, application development tools and other important considerations.

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  • application containerization (app containerization)

    Application containerization is an OS-level virtualization method used to deploy and run distributed applications without launching an entire virtual machine (VM) for each app.

  • Red Hat OpenShift

    Red Hat OpenShift is a multifaceted, open source container application platform from Red Hat Inc. for the development, deployment and management of applications.

  • cloud application

    A cloud application, or cloud app, is a software program where cloud-based and local components work together.

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Cloud application strategy

More and more organizations are turning to cloud computing applications - business applications built on inexpensive cloud platforms. Whether building or buying cloud applications, learn more here about technology and solutions. Find out more about SaaS, PaaS and other examples, through news, tips and expert advice. Read more about managing hybrid cloud environments, based on both private and public cloud computing technology -- and get best practices for managing the new challenges of these applications.

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  • application containerization (app containerization)

    Application containerization is an OS-level virtualization method used to deploy and run distributed applications without launching an entire virtual machine (VM) for each app.

  • Salesforce.com

    Salesforce.com is a cloud computing and social enterprise software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider based in San Francisco. It was founded in March 1999, in part by former Oracle executive Marc Benioff.

  • multi-cloud computing

    Multi-cloud computing is the use of more than one cloud environment to satisfy business requirements. These clouds may be all of the same type or a mix of types.

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Cloud integration

Cloud integration is a serious challenge for any organization moving toward cloud computing. Integration is a critical challenge in any enviroment, but especially with the distributed systems in the cloud. In this section, read more about cloud-based integration techniques through independent news coverage, tutorials, case studies and expert advice. Find out more about cloud integration services, and learn about common challenges. Get best practices for using cloud-based integration platforms and read more about different methods.

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  • open API (public API)

    An open API, also known as a public API, is an application programming interface that allows the owner of a network-accessible service to give universal access to consumers of that service, such as developers.

  • iPaaS (integration platform as a service)

    Integration platform as a service (iPaaS) is a set of cloud-based tools that enables software engineers to deploy, manage, govern and integrate applications and services. iPaaS is also referred to as cloud-based integration.

  • cloud database

    A cloud database is a collection of content, either structured or unstructured, that resides on a private, public or hybrid cloud computing infrastructure platform.

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PaaS

PaaS, or platform as a service, is a new development paradigm in cloud computing. With Platform as a Service cloud computing, the application infrastructure and platform is provided by a services vendor. Using a PaaS promises to remove the extra work required to setup application environments, such as provisioning servers, setting up testing environments and other time consuming tasks. In this section, development professionals will find unbiased news, tips and expert advice on using PaaS cloud computing platforms -- along with case studies and tutorials to better understand how to leverage these capabilities in your organization.

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  • Red Hat OpenShift

    Red Hat OpenShift is a multifaceted, open source container application platform from Red Hat Inc. for the development, deployment and management of applications.

  • iPaaS (integration platform as a service)

    Integration platform as a service (iPaaS) is a set of cloud-based tools that enables software engineers to deploy, manage, govern and integrate applications and services. iPaaS is also referred to as cloud-based integration.

  • Salesforce.com

    Salesforce.com is a cloud computing and social enterprise software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider based in San Francisco. It was founded in March 1999, in part by former Oracle executive Marc Benioff.

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SaaS

Software as a Service is a popular application delivery method these days. More and more organizations are turning to SaaS. Cloud computing promises to help organizations cut costs, but even SaaS has its challenges. In this section, get the latest advice from experts on managing cloud computing SaaS environments. Read the latest news and advice, learn more about SaaS strategy development, negotiating contracts and SLAs and more.

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  • go-live (go live)

    In software development, go-live is the time at which code moves from the test environment to the production environment. As a verb, go-live means to make such an event happen.

  • Workday

    Workday is a cloud-based software vendor that specializes in human capital management and financial management applications.

  • cloud collaboration

    Cloud collaboration is a system of communication that enables employees to work together on a project that is hosted in the cloud, can be accessed at any time and can be edited by multiple users at once.

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  • pure risk (absolute risk)

    Pure risk, also called absolute risk, is a category of threat that is beyond human control and has only one possible outcome if ...

  • risk assessment

    Risk assessment is the identification of hazards that could negatively impact an organization's ability to conduct business.

  • audit program (audit plan)

    An audit program, also called an audit plan, is an action plan that documents what procedures an auditor will follow to validate ...

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  • insider threat

    Insider threat is a generic term for a threat to an organization's security or data that comes from within.

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    Ransomware is a subset of malware in which the data on a victim's computer is locked, typically by encryption, and payment is ...

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    A hacker is an individual who uses computer, networking or other skills to overcome a technical problem.

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  • business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR)

    Business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) are closely related practices that describe an organization's preparation for ...

  • business continuity plan (BCP)

    A business continuity plan (BCP) is a document that consists of the critical information an organization needs to continue ...

  • call tree

    A call tree -- sometimes referred to as a phone tree -- is a telecommunications chain for notifying specific individuals of an ...

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  • 3D XPoint

    3D XPoint is memory storage technology jointly developed by Intel and Micron Technology Inc.

  • RRAM or ReRAM (resistive RAM)

    RRAM or ReRAM (resistive random access memory) is a form of nonvolatile storage that operates by changing the resistance of a ...

  • JEDEC

    JEDEC is a global industry group that develops open standards for microelectronics.

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  • Google Cloud Storage

    Google Cloud Storage is an enterprise public cloud storage platform that can house large unstructured data sets.

  • RESTful API

    A RESTful application program interface breaks down a transaction to create a series of small modules, each of which addresses an...

  • cloud storage infrastructure

    Cloud storage infrastructure is the hardware and software framework that supports the computing requirements of a private or ...

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