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Interview and Book Review: Managing Windows Servers with Chef by Matthias Marschall Posted on Oct 24, 2014 InfoQ spoke with John Ewart about his book “Managing Windows Servers with Chef” that covers all aspects of managing Windows systems with Chef.

Preparing for Scale: InfoQ Virtual Roundtable with Cloud Practitioners by Richard Seroter Posted on Jun 29, 2014 How should organizations plan for a cloud environment and optimize it for efficiency at scale? InfoQ reached out to 3 leading cloud practitioners to uncover practical advice on this topic. Each panelist has dealt with the sometimes-messy transition from on-premises to cloud, and coached organizations through their journey.

Article Series: Automation in the Cloud and Management at Scale by Richard Seroter Posted on Jun 23, 2014 Cloud computing is more than just fast self-service of virtual infrastructure. Developers and admins are looking for ways to provision and manage at scale. This InfoQ article series will focus on automation tools and ideas for maintaining dynamic pools of compute resources.

Lessons on Cloud Management at Scale: An Interview With Randy Skopecek by Richard Seroter Posted on Jun 15, 2014 How do real organizations handle the management of a cloud portfolio? InfoQ reached out to Randy Skopecek, the lead applications architect for a midsize insurance firm, to find out more about operating at cloud scale. Running in the cloud after leaving their local data center, Randy and team learned some lessons about what really matters, and how to plan for management at scale. 1

A Pragmatic Approach to Scaling Security in the Cloud by Mark Nunnikhoven Posted on Jun 06, 2014 Security. Cloud. Two words that are almost always together but rarely happily. Read on to learn why that isn’t the case and what you need to known about securing your critical infrastructure in the cloud. 3

Exploring the ENTIRE DevOps Toolchain for (Cloud) Teams by Richard Seroter Posted on May 28, 2014 When assessing technology that empowers a DevOps transformation, it’s easy to focus in on the headline capabilities (“configuration management!”) and miss out on the bigger picture. How can teams shipping cloud (or on-premises) applications use the full suite of DevOps technologies to simplify delivery and management at scale? This article classifies and explains key enabling technologies. 4

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