In this article, author Mat Keep discusses the deployment best practices of MongoDB databases with focus on capacity planning and monitoring aspects. He also explains the topics like hardware selection, key metrics for monitoring and when it’s time to add shards.
What is the relationship between Cloud Computing and DevOps? Is DevOps really just “IT for the Cloud”? Can you only do DevOps in the cloud? Can you only do cloud using DevOps? The answer to all three questions is “no”. Cloud and DevOps are independent but mutually reinforcing strategies for delivering business value through IT.
Dennis Sosnoski explains how supposedly-secure connections can be downgraded to the point where they are easily broken and how even at full strength most forms of encryption are vulnerable to data capture and later decryption if your private keys are exposed. In this article you'll learn some ways of making it more difficult for anyone to see or alter your data exchanges.
Docker is an open source tool to run applications inside of a Linux container, a kind of light-weight virtual machine. 2
To protect against hacks that lead to theft of business data, best practices are set forth in the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard. Follow these 12 steps for a secure payment environment. 1
In this article, author Yiftach Schoolman outlines how to overcome the top seven challenges associated with managing the in-memory NoSQL datastores in the cloud. 3
Developers are building experience with an array of cloud environments. InfoQ spoke with 3 thoughts leaders about the state of cloud development, recommended tools, anti-patterns, and getting started. 1
ADMIT is a framework composed of decision points used when crafting any IT based architecture, whether Enterprise, System, Infrastructure, or Software. 5
Mitchell Hashimoto released his book "Vagrant up and running" which covers everything from basic Vagrant usage to extending its functionality.
Managing a cloud environment isn't the same as managing internal servers. On JavaOne Shanghai 2013, Kevin Nilson, the VP of Engineering at just.me, explained the differences and best practices.
In this article you will find guidance on how to get started realizing a Continuous Delivery vision, especially in the context of existing development and release environments in large enterprises.
Despite its title, “DevOps for Developers” is an introductory level book for anyone interested in DevOps, focusing on three perspectives: Metrics and Measurement View, Process View and Technical View. 1