Security audits are an important part of IT security programs. In this article, authors highlight the challenges in cloud computing business models, based on interviews with cloud security auditors. They talk about the challenges in the areas of transparency, encryption and colocation and domain-tailored audits as ideal solution in the new model.
In this article, authors discuss how enterprise, software, and security architects can improve software assurance by using the enterprise architecture to promulgate the software security controls. They also talk about other security model components like threat modeling, attack trees, secure design patterns, and misuse cases.
Patrick Debois, part of the team that organized the first DevOps Days and who coined the term DevOps, ran the Config Management Camp panel "Next Steps in Configuration Management", featuring Luke Kanies, Puppet author and Puppet Labs CEO, John Keiser, development lead at Chef, Thomas Hatch, Salt author and Salt Stack founder, and Mark Phillips, director of business development at Ansible.
In this article, authors provide an overview of current SOA technologies and incremental transition to SOA in legacy environments. They also discuss web services & enterprise application integration. 2
TOSCA, governed by the OASIS organization, is a platform for defining a standard container orchestration specification that is portable across various cloud environments and container providers.
Addison-Wesley Professional Devops in AWS LiveLessons is a video course for infrastructure developers and Sys Ops engineers who aim at creating a fully-automated continuous delivery system in AWS.
The book "R for Everyone: Advanced Analytics and Graphics" authored by Jared Lander covers R language and how to use it for data analytics and visualizations. InfoQ spoke with Jared about the book.
What role do containers play in a modern cloud-native application? InfoQ reached out to some of the most influential tech leaders in the industry and asked them to participate in a virtual roundtable.
Apache Spark is an open source big data framework built around speed, ease of use, and sophisticated analytics. In this article, Srini Penchikala discusses how Spark helps with big data processing. 2
Setting up a new monitoring system might seem daunting at first. Franklin guides us through the first steps and explains the architecture and inner workings of a Graphite-based monitoring system.
In this part 2 of InfoQ's conversation with Gil Tene of Azul Systems, Gil discusses their latest engineering project aimed at bringing better low-level memory layout control to Java.
An introduction to Puppet, an infrastructure configuration management product. In this article Susannah Axelrod, gives an overview of both Puppet, the language, and Puppet, the platform.