What is Hybrid Cloud? What are the benefits of Hybrid Cloud?

Cloud Computing is the present of technological advancement and a glimpse into what the future will be. It has integrated itself firmly with technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT) etc. and has changed the way users store, access and exchange data across the globe. Cloud, in a nutshell, solves several issues by making collaboration simpler over the internet. Not only that, it eliminates the need for expensive external hardware and storage devices. There are primarily three types of cloud viz. Public cloud, Private Cloud and Hybrid Cloud, as well as, three types of cloud models viz. […]

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Difference between Virtualization and Cloud Computing

In today’s day and age, most businesses have moved either all or a part of their operations online. Often times we hear that one technology is better than the other for a business to thrive in the web industry. One such technology that has become quite a buzzword recently is ‘Cloud Computing.’ Cloud Computing as a term is used for everything related to the cloud. Be it cloud services, cloud systems, platforms, web hosting, etc. Add to that the fact that there are some people who say the cloud is virtual (which is true) and hence, cloud computing and virtualization […]

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What is Varnish Cache? – Explained

Like I’ve mentioned in a previous blog post, I’ve been a blogger for quite some time now. Around a year and a half ago, a friend and I started discussing about creating our own website. After some deliberation, we settled on a WordPress powered website. But the choice of hosting was still not clear. Being in the web domain & hosting industry, I suggested we opt for varnish cache enabled hosting service so that the website’s growth in future can be handled easily without constant upgradation. If you too are clueless, like she was about what Varnish Cache is, this […]

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What is the role of cloud computing in IoT?

The Internet of Things (IoT) has gradually transformed the way daily tasks are completed. Take smart homing for instance. People can start their cooling devices remotely through their mobile phones. This earlier used to be possible via an SMS, but today the internet has made it easier. Apart from providing smarter solutions for homes and housing communities, IoT has also been used as a tool in business environments across various industries. However, with the amount of big data that is generated by IoT, a lot of strain is put on the internet infrastructure. This has made businesses and organizations look […]

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Top 5 Cloud based Security Solutions

In one of my earlier articles, I had covered one of the basic questions that comes to mind when thinking of moving to the Cloud – how secure is cloud storage? And I figured out despite the myths surrounding it, the cloud is as secure as any online service can be. However, there are always malicious entities on the lookout for attacking a vulnerability. One can minimise such a situation, by employing some cloud based security solutions. In this article, I’ll be covering the reasons to choose Cloud based security for your firm and the top cloud security solutions. Why […]

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What is Ceph Storage?

Enterprises deploying cloud hosting needed storage solutions that can help them manage critical business data. With the rise of open source software and high-performance storage systems, their penetration into cloud technology became imminent. Underlining this principle of high-performance storage systems for fast compute speed, Ceph storage was formed. What is Ceph Storage? Ceph is an open source software put together to facilitate highly scalable object, block and file-based storage under one whole system. The clusters of Ceph are designed in order to run commodity hardware with the help of an algorithm called CRUSH (Controlled Replication Under Scalable Hashing). This algorithm […]

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5 Best Cloud Computing Certifications for 2018

Cloud Computing certifications are amongst the most sought-after certifications these days. With the changing dynamics of businesses, it is but obvious that companies expect to access their data anytime and anywhere. It is with this idea in mind that most of them switch to the Cloud to achieve uniformity and accessibility. This has, therefore, increased the demand for more cloud certified professionals. Cloud Computing helps to achieve this purpose. In layman’s words Cloud Computing provides all computing services viz. servers, storage, databases, software over the internet. Among other things, Cloud Computing helps in: Storage, backup and recovery of data Hosting […]

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What is the difference between cloud hosting and shared hosting?

As web hosting evolves as a service in a bid to cater to the needs of various customers, hosting providers are often asked about the peculiarities of every hosting service, cloud and shared hosting in particular. This query, asked by bloggers, web professionals and businesses alike, has often been a subject of discussion so as to come down to a better decision while choosing a hosting package. However, both shared as well as cloud hosting have their own characteristics which allow its deployers to make the most out of them. But having said that there are some shortcomings to them […]

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