Cloud Blog – BMC Blogs BMC Software Fri, 25 May 2018 09:14:43 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Cloud Blog – BMC Blogs 32 32 AWS Serverless Applications: The Beginner’s Guide Thu, 24 May 2018 00:00:22 +0000 Serverless applications are changing the way companies do business by enabling them to deploy much faster and more frequently. Amazon’s AWS Server Applications Model (AWS SAM) has been a game changer in this space, making it easy for developers to create, access and deploy applications, thanks to simplified templates and code samples. What You’ll Learn […]]]> Intro to Amazon Machine Learning with Logistic Regression Wed, 07 Mar 2018 10:49:31 +0000 Here we look at Amazon’s Machine Learning cloud service. In this first article we will look at logistic regression. In future blog posts we will see what other algorithms it offers. Remember that logistic regression is similar to linear regression. It looks at a series of independent variables and calculates one dependant variable. If the […]]]> Amazon Machine Learning and Analytics Tools Fri, 02 Mar 2018 08:23:02 +0000 Here we begin our survey of Amazon AWS cloud analytics and big data tools. First we will give an overview of some of what is available. Then we will look at some of them in more detail in subsequent blog posts and provide examples of how to use them. Amazon’s approach to selling these cloud […]]]> Accelerate Cloud Migration Success with Portfolio Discovery Wed, 21 Feb 2018 19:45:50 +0000 Cloud migration can be one of the most important moves an organization makes, bringing new levels of agility, scalability, and cost efficiency—but the journey isn’t always a smooth one. As with any major initiative, it’s crucial to have a well-designed process in place before you begin. Otherwise, the migration is all too likely to take […]]]> IT Leaders Highlight Their Key Multi-Cloud Challenges in New BMC Survey Wed, 17 Jan 2018 04:00:14 +0000 Rapid adoption of multiple public and private cloud services and infrastructure has created complexity that is amplifying traditional pressures placed on digital businesses. In August, 2017, BMC, along with research firm, conducted a survey of more than 1,000 IT decision-makers in 11 countries to examine how businesses are investing in multiple public cloud solutions […]]]> 7 Key Requirements for Multi-Cloud Discovery Wed, 17 Jan 2018 00:00:03 +0000 The cloud adds incredible value to the business: scalability, flexibility, cost-effectiveness, the list goes on. But while we talk about cloud as a singular entity, these days it’s anything but. Most businesses run a wide variety of services and applications on multiple types of cloud – including public, private, and hybrid – alongside and in […]]]> What Is A Software Defined Data Center? Thu, 28 Dec 2017 12:10:26 +0000 An increasing number of enterprises are realizing the benefits of utilizing cloud platforms to support employee productivity, collaboration and business innovation. The benefits of switching to the cloud are far-reaching and can include reduced operational costs, higher accessibility and lower maintenance. These technological advancements have paved the way for innovators to come up with a […]]]> Hybrid Cloud vs. Multi-Cloud: What’s the Difference? Thu, 21 Dec 2017 00:00:49 +0000 As cloud computing has proliferated in both scope and popularity, so have the ways in which businesses use the cloud to meet their needs. Today’s cloud ecosystem includes an acronym soup of services – SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, and the like – as well as a variety of different deployment models designed to suit organizations’ unique […]]]> 3 Essential Steps for Migrating to AWS or Azure Public Cloud Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:16:05 +0000 Organizations have begun moving applications and workloads to public cloud at an increasing rate. According to Gartner, the worldwide infrastructure as a service (IaaS) public cloud market grew 31% in 2016 to total $22.1 billion1. In 2016, Amazon AWS had the No. 1 market share of 44.2%, Microsoft Azure 7.1% of the market and Alibaba […]]]> Hackers Have Gone Into Uber Drive: How You Can Protect Yourself Mon, 04 Dec 2017 11:50:20 +0000 At the risk of sounding like a geek, I could not help but notice the discussion about whether the 2016 Uber hack was ransomware or just extortion. I searched the web and the consensus definition of ransomware is “a type of malware that encrypts files so they cannot be opened, and prevents you from using […]]]>