The second edition of Stephen Nelson-Smith's book "Test-Driven Infrastructure with Chef" covers the principles behind "Infrastructure as Code", provides an introduction to Ruby, Chef, and important Tools. The main part consists of detailed examples on how to use the tools required to write fully tested infrastructure code.
With the news stories of possible data breaches at enterprises like Target, and the current trend of companies migrating to cloud environments for the flexibility, scalability, agility, and cost-effectiveness they offer, CIOs have been asking hard questions about cloud security.
In this article, authors discuss the role of big data and Hadoop in security analytics space and how to use MapReduce to process data for security analysis.
Yaniv Yehuda looks at the challenges involved in automating database deployments and offer suggestions based on Agile and DevOps concepts. 6
There has been a raging debate about PaaS and whether it is still a valuable part of a cloud portfolio, so InfoQ reached out to 4 leaders in the cloud domain for their opinions on the future of PaaS.
Raffi Krikorian, Vice President of Platform Engineering at Twitter, gives an insight on how Twitter prepares for unexpected traffic peaks and how system architecture is designed to support failure. 1
Software piracy emerged in the 1980s and has since spread beyond the software industry. Today software products are becoming more susceptible to incidences of code tampering, not just outright theft.
This article we focuses on the database backup tools and security policies when deploying MongoDB NoSQL databases. Cloud backup with MongoDB Management Service (MMS) is covered. 1
In this article Ping Chen shares her experiences on how to pragmatically maintain a large legacy application. 9
Monty Taylor and James Blair talk about the build and test challenges they face at OpenStack, and how they managed to tackle them.
In this article, author explores Cassandra CLI architecture model using JArchitect tool and CQLinq language to analyze its code base.