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The Advantages of OpenStack Management Software

OpenStack, an open source private cloud solution, can be tremendously useful for enterprise applications. However, deploying and managing OpenStack clouds and their underlying infrastructure requires a great deal of effort. Read on to…

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SaltStack: Grains, Pillars, Targeting and Render Systems

In this third and concluding article in the series on SaltStack, which makes software for configuration management, infrastructure automation and cloud orchestration, we look at the various components of SaltStack. (Read Part 1…

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Virtkick Hassle-free Access to the Cloud

Virtkick is a single-click cloud management centre. It is user friendly, and makes cloud computing easy and manageable. You can create a virtual machine (VM) with Virtkick with just five clicks. It has…

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‘The security threat on the cloud is now passe’

With the launch of Oracle 12c, Oracle has introduced the first database designed for the cloud. The Oracle Database 12c brings to customers a new multi-tenant architecture, by which the company attempts to…

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App Development on the Cloud Made Easy with PaaS!

This article looks into the benefits of using the Platform as a Service paradigm to develop applications on the cloud. It also compares a few top PaaS providers in the market today. For…

CloudStack: An Overview of the Open Source IaaS Platform

Here’s an open source IaaS platform to set up an on-demand, elastic cloud computing service. It enables utility computing services by allowing cloud service providers to offer self-service compute instances, storage volumes and…

A Primer On WSGI

This article shows you how to make money and have fun with some code, Python and the Internet. It all starts with a four letter acronym, WSGI – a spec that makes it…

The Architecture of Cloud Foundry

This article explains the architecture of Cloud Foundry, a cloud virtualisation platform that is gaining popularity. So what is a cloud virtualisation platform? It is a layer of software that sits between the…

For Start-Ups, the Cloud is the Way to Go!

Experts opine that cloud technology has the potential to bridge the gap between a small and a large enterprise. For start-ups and SMBs, cloud computing can make life far easier for IT admins,…

‘India has immense under-utilised talent in the cloud security space’

Website security is getting increasingly challenging with ‘innovative’ attacks emerging every day. But, thankfully, as threats increase, so do the security measures. Diksha P Gupta from Open Source For You spoke to Ritesh…

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