Source: Datanami As an online lending marketplace, LendingTree is totally dependent on the Internet. So when one of the servers that funnels sales leads into the company went down a couple of years ago, the company had a serious problem on its hands. To make matters worse, a lack of monitoring meant LendingTree’s IT department wasn’t aware of the issue initially. When it was finally discovered, the company took [...]
Source: TechHQ Users today expect to get continuous computing, but it wasn’t always that way. Back in the last millennium, before the always-on web and before the smartphone, using a computer involved tasks that today seem unfathomable. Loading a computer program involved the insertion of multiple 3.5-inch floppy disks into a machine, which could take most of an hour, especially if you got things [...]
Source: JAXenter Sumo Logic’s annual report reveals some observations and insights about modern applications and DevSecOps in the cloud. Multi-cloud solutions, Kubernetes, AWS, and open source software are all having a banner year according to data from Sumo Logic’s customers. See the key findings, including the top five AWS services and database technologies.
Source: Forbes The cloud is different. The provision of computing resources supplied from a datacenter with ancillary services such as security, big data analytics, provisioning for specific levels of transactional data throughput and special memory/storage functions is fundamentally different to the way computers used to be.
Source: IoT Business News For many businesses, getting things from A to B represents how they get paid and make money. For manufacturers this involves making goods and shipping them to customers, or providing parts for other organisations; for retailers, selling goods to consumers involves a mix of different channels. In between, there are a wide range of other companies, distributors and logistics operators [...]