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Hoisted by Our Own Petards: Big Dirty Data

by: Lori MacVittie

Big data. Petabytes generated on an hourly basis for millions of sensors and monitors embedded in things across the business value chain. From manufacturing to delivery, from POS to consumers, data is being generated in unprecedented amounts. ...

Cloud Needs Operational Gates–Especially for Security

by: Lori MacVittie

In January of 2017, the very popular MongoDB suffered what seems to be becoming a fairly predictable tactic for attackers: taking data hostage. Subsequent investigation noted that for the most part, attackers had exploited … nothing.

Realizing FIPS Validation in Virtualized, SDN, and Cloud Data Centers

by: Henry Tam

Securing your data and infrastructure while transitioning to cloud (and software-defined everything) is complicated, but throw in tighter, stricter regulatory compliance and then you really have complexity and risk.

F5 Survey Finds DevOps and NetOps Agree on Importance of Automation and Frequency of Deployments

by: Lori MacVittie

There are two sides to every coin, so the old adage goes. It goes without saying that both sides of the coin are the same color even if they bear different images.   So we discovered when we dove into the middle of DevOps and NetOps. W...

Serverless = Operations on Autopilot

by: Lori MacVittie

You’re going to need a platform for automation and orchestration. Serverless might be just what you were looking for. Serverless (a.k.a. Function as a Service) is still very much in its infancy. And any technology that’s just finding its legs...

Container Danger in the Cloud

by: Lori MacVittie

The slow but steady migration to cloud-based environments has had an impact on many aspects of IT. One we rarely make mention of is administration. But we should.

Is 2017 Half Empty or Half Full?

by: Peter Silva

F5 DevCentral's Pete Silva takes a look at tech trends thus far in 2017, with ransomeware (still) top-of-mind.

Unpacking a Multi-Cloud Approach

by: Calvin Rowland

SVP Calvin Rowland breaks down what it means for organizations to deploy multi-cloud solutions, touching on DevOps topics as well.

In Container Land, Declarative Configuration is King

by: Lori MacVittie

Digital transformation on the inside is integral to enabling digital transformation on the outside. One of the foundational components of internal digital transformation is automation, which relies heavily on the control plane. The control plane...

Private Clouds Demand a Different Mindset

by: Robert Haynes

Successful private cloud adoption is not (just) about the infrastructure. It requires fundamental changes in the way your network operations work.

Three Things App Security is Not

by: Lori MacVittie

App security is a lot of things, but sometimes we need to stop and consider what it isn’t, particularly as the volume and frequency of applications developed and deployed to meet the insatiable demand continues to rise. 1. Not a high priority A...

Serverless isn’t about servers, it’s about apps

by: Lori MacVittie

There’s a lot of confusion surrounding the concept of “serverless computing.” That could be because it’s quite erroneously named. It’s not about servers or computing.

New Solutions Enable the Multi-Cloud World

by: Sangeeta Anand

SVP Sangeeta Anand takes a closer look at the promise of multi-cloud environments and new technologies from F5.