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How much cloud uptime do you need?

While service uptime is an important factor within a cloud SLA, the amount of required uptime varies from application to application and company to company.

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  • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Software as a service (SaaS) is a software distribution model in which a third-party provider hosts applications and makes them available to customers over the Internet.

  • Microsoft Azure

    Microsoft Azure, formerly known as Windows Azure, is Microsoft's public cloud computing platform.

  • Platform as a Service (PaaS)

    Platform as a service (PaaS) is a cloud computing model in which a third-party provider delivers hardware and software tools -- usually those needed for application development -- to users over the internet.

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App development

This section provides tips and best practices around the latest cloud application development tools and trends. Compare different development environments, such PaaS and low-code/no-code platforms, and learn whether, and how, to embrace development strategies such as DevOps and CI/CD. Also, read coverage of emerging technologies, such as AI, machine learning and serverless computing.

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  • API key

    An API key is a unique identifier used to connect to, or perform, an API call.

  • Microsoft Azure

    Microsoft Azure, formerly known as Windows Azure, is Microsoft's public cloud computing platform.

  • Platform as a Service (PaaS)

    Platform as a service (PaaS) is a cloud computing model in which a third-party provider delivers hardware and software tools -- usually those needed for application development -- to users over the internet.

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Security strategies

Cloud computing security continues to be one of the biggest concerns and challenges for enterprises. Learn various best practices related to encryption, authorization and identity management to protect cloud infrastructure, data, applications and more. Evaluate various cloud provider-native and third-party security tools to protect critical workloads.

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  • cloud computing

    Cloud computing is a general term for anything that involves delivering hosted services over the internet.

  • confidential computing

    Confidential computing is a concept that prioritizes software and hardware-based security -- specifically pertaining to data in the cloud.

  • cloud browser

    A cloud browser is a cloud-based combination of a web browser application with a virtualized container that implements the concept of remote browser isolation.

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App management

Explore tips and best practices for successfully managing cloud applications – from migration projects to monitoring performance after the move. In addition, get advice on how to best support third-party SaaS applications for end users, and when to use managed container services in the public cloud.

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  • real-time monitoring

    Real-time (data) monitoring is the delivery of continuously updated information streaming at zero or low latency.

  • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Software as a service (SaaS) is a software distribution model in which a third-party provider hosts applications and makes them available to customers over the Internet.

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)

    AWS (Amazon Web Services) is a comprehensive, evolving cloud computing platform provided by Amazon that includes a mixture of infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS) and packaged software as a service (SaaS) offerings.

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Infrastructure management

To optimize cloud workloads, IT teams need to plan for every step of the way. Explore the latest news, tips and analysis to manage cloud infrastructure resources, including those for compute, storage and networking -- from the initial design and build phase to monitoring in production.

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  • real-time monitoring

    Real-time (data) monitoring is the delivery of continuously updated information streaming at zero or low latency.

  • cloud computing

    Cloud computing is a general term for anything that involves delivering hosted services over the internet.

  • Kubernetes

    Kubernetes, also referred to as K8s, is an open source system used to manage Linux Containers across private, public and hybrid cloud environments.

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Deployment models

Public, private, hybrid and multi-cloud computing models each bring their own set of advantages and challenges. The tips and advice in this section help enterprises assess public cloud and other cloud deployment models to determine the best fit for their current and future infrastructure needs.

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  • Microsoft Azure

    Microsoft Azure, formerly known as Windows Azure, is Microsoft's public cloud computing platform.

  • Platform as a Service (PaaS)

    Platform as a service (PaaS) is a cloud computing model in which a third-party provider delivers hardware and software tools -- usually those needed for application development -- to users over the internet.

  • cloud computing

    Cloud computing is a general term for anything that involves delivering hosted services over the internet.

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  • PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard)

    The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a widely accepted set of policies and procedures intended to ...

  • risk management

    Risk management is the process of identifying, assessing and controlling threats to an organization's capital and earnings.

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    In computing, a Trojan horse is a program downloaded and installed on a computer that appears harmless, but is, in fact, ...

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    DNS over HTTPS (DoH) is a relatively new protocol that encrypts domain name system traffic by passing DNS queries through a ...

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    Telemedicine is the remote delivery of healthcare services, such as health assessments or consultations, over the ...

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    Project Nightingale is a controversial partnership between Google and Ascension, the second largest health system in the United ...

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    Medical practice management (MPM) software is a collection of computerized services used by healthcare professionals and ...

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    An M.2 SSD is a solid-state drive (SSD) that conforms to a computer industry specification and is used in internally mounted ...

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    A kilobyte (KB or Kbyte) is a unit of measurement for computer memory or data storage used by mathematics and computer science ...

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