Containers are all the rage among developers who use open source software to build, test and run applications. In the past couple of years, container interest and usage have grown rapidly. Nearly every major cloud provider and vendor has announced container-based solutions. Meanwhile, a proliferation of container-related start-ups has also appeared. Hybrid solutions are the […]
One of the benefits of having an IBM SoftLayer account and working with the infrastructure on it is being able to connect to servers and devices inside the environment with SSH (secure shell) or the graphical user interface (GUI). Usually this is done with a virtual private network (VPN), especially if what you are dealing […]
One of the big challenges that we face when we think about how to move our workload to cloud is how to license our software based on the cloud infrastructure. Each cloud provider has their own infrastructure, so your software costs may vary between cloud providers since each software vendor licenses their software based on […]
When it comes to firewall options, SoftLayer has an embarrassment of riches.
The July 11 chat (4-5 p.m. ET) will cover "The Future of the Collaborative Company."
This month's #cloudchat took place on March 14, from 4-5 p.m. ET.