Cloud Blog – BMC Blogs BMC Software Fri, 17 Aug 2018 20:20:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Cloud Blog – BMC Blogs 32 32 Containers vs Virtual Machines: What’s The Difference? Tue, 07 Aug 2018 11:43:58 +0000 Virtualization transformed networked computing in the early 70’s, paving way for unprecedented paradigm shifts such as cloud computing in recent decades. Not so long ago, the Container revolution emerged with a similar goal toward improvements in data center technologies and application development. The technology isn’t entirely new. Linux container solutions including LXC and Solaris Zones […]]]> What is Hyper-Converged Infrastructure? Mon, 30 Jul 2018 00:00:15 +0000 Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) is a paradigm shift in data center technologies aimed to reduce infrastructure complexity, enhance scalability and enable a truly software-defined IT infrastructure environment. HCI can be described as an IT framework that involves virtualization of all hardware elements of a conventional data center environment and centralized management of the integrated infrastructure resources […]]]> What is Data Fabric? Data Fabric Explained Thu, 26 Jul 2018 00:00:37 +0000 Data Fabric lets organizations take control of data residing anywhere, anytime. Data Fabric encompasses the technology architecture and IT services that enable this capability by simplifying and integrating data management processes across all sources and access points of data. Specifically for hybrid cloud infrastructure deployments that require organizations to manage data access, security, control and […]]]> Introduction to AWS Reserved Instances Fri, 20 Jul 2018 00:00:42 +0000 Cloud computing gained traction in the SMB market segment with its promised value proposition to replace high CapEx with affordable ongoing OpEx. SMBs embraced the cloud movement to take advantage of the cost variability and were able to focus resource investments on building the business instead of building the IT infrastructure. For organizations that scale […]]]> AWS ECS vs EKS: Selecting the Best Platform for Your Workload Thu, 19 Jul 2018 00:00:24 +0000 Choosing a container management platform can make your head swim these days. In addition to the Open Source options (e.g. Kubernetes, Swarm, and Rancher), it seems every cloud vendor has its own custom offering as well, and despite all being based on Docker, no two are quite alike. Never satisfied with just keeping pace, Amazon […]]]> What is a Hyperscale Data Center? Wed, 11 Jul 2018 00:00:08 +0000 We can all name a few of the biggest technology companies in the world, like Google, Amazon, Microsoft, IBM, even Facebook. They all developed technologies that millions, sometimes billions, of people take for granted on a daily basis. They have made technology inherent to our daily routines. But how do these technologies work? What fuels […]]]> AWS Regions and Availability Zones: An Intro for CIO’s Tue, 10 Jul 2018 00:16:13 +0000 Amazon Web Services (AWS) pioneered the modern-day cloud computing IT service delivery model. Amazon’s success with delivering cloud resources as a service comes down to the ease of accessibility and availability of the technology for end-users. Over the years AWS has expanded rapidly, expanding the cloud service across different geographic locations around the world. In […]]]> Complete Guide to Google Cloud Next 2018 Mon, 02 Jul 2018 00:00:49 +0000 JULY 24-26, 2018 SAN FRANCISCO, CA FULL CONFERENCE PASS $1,499 Google Cloud Next 2018 is a three day global conference that brings together thousands of the brightest and most innovative thinkers in the world. Whether you are a CEO, a developer, or just someone who is passionate about learning solutions and ideas for the next […]]]> Single Tenant vs Multi-Tenant: What’s The Difference? Tue, 19 Jun 2018 00:00:08 +0000 One of the single most important parts of an enterprise digital transformation strategy involves finding the right SaaS service or services that compliment your business model, culture and compliance needs. When you begin learning about the different SaaS products available to your organization, you’ll discover two different types of architecture: single tenant and multi-tenant. In […]]]> Public Cloud Growth Trends for 2018 and the Future Outlook Mon, 18 Jun 2018 00:00:04 +0000 Accelerating cloud adoption will drive growth in the public cloud services market to $186.4 billion in 2018, a 21.4 percent increase from 2017 when the market reached the $153.5 billion mark, according to research firm Gartner. The market is expected to double in revenue by the year 2021, reaching $302 billion as more companies embrace […]]]>