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DevOps (Development + Operations) is defined by Wikipedia as a software method that emphasizes communication, collaboration, integration, automation, and measurement of cooperation between software developers and other IT professionals. In spirit, it is a new movement that seeks to integrate all parts of the software development cycle with actual operations, so they run as a team rather than dis-jointed or individual silos that don't communicate well with each other. It has recently taken off due to the rise of mobile applications, Software-as-a-Service, or any other online services which require constant production 24x7x365, versus the prior era of selling packaged software. Why DevOps now? With the massive growth in online services - whether it's a website, mobile application, or Software-as-a-Service type product - they all share a common thread, which is that t... (more)

The Future of Cloud Hosting By @AtlanticNet | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Five Trends That Will Shape the Future of Cloud Hosting With $13 billion expected to be spent by American businesses alone in 2014, the cloud should no longer be considered an alternative IT model. The demand for hardware to run traditional infrastructures is in a nosedive. IBM is spending $1 billion this year, matching the amount it spent in 2013, on "workforce rebalancing" (the company's lingo for widespread layoffs). Cisco is experiencing a similarly negative impact, with a 4% decline in revenue for its equipment expected this year. Despite those pieces of bad news for major t... (more)

The Cloud Hosting Ecosystem By @AtlanticNet | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

What The Year Will Look Like For Developers & The Cloud Hosting Ecosystem With 2014 in the books, everyone is eyeing 2015 and wondering what happens next. With a fast moving environment like cloud hosting, it’s always difficult to pinpoint exactly what the big news will be.  But, I'll give it a try. Here are some of my predictions for 2015 that will make news and keep the momentum going for participants in the cloud-based economy. Solid-state disks becomes the norm. In 2014, SSD-based storage was considering a high cost option with many cloud providers, similar to what Bluetooth ... (more)