VPS (Virtual Private Server)

Learn what a VPS is and how it differs from other forms of hosting common in cloud computing.

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Dedicated and Bare Metal Servers

Learn what dedicated and bare metal servers are, how they compare to virtual servers, and what use cases they best support.

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Containers

This guide looks at the importance of containers in cloud computing, highlights core benefits, and tours the emerging ecosystem of related technologies across Docker, Kubernetes, Istio, and Knative.

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FaaS (Function-as-a-Service)

An introduction to FaaS—a cloud computing service that makes it easier for cloud application developers to run and manage microservices applications.

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IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service)

An introduction to IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service), its components, advantages, pricing, and how it relates to PaaS, SaaS, BMaaS, containers, and serverless.

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Istio

Learn more about Istio—open technology that provides a way for developers to seamlessly connect, manage, and secure networks of different microservices.

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Kubernetes

In this guide, learn more about Kubernetes—a container orchestration tool that deploys, scales, and manages containerized applications.

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Virtual Machines (VMs)

An introduction to virtual machines (VMs)—virtualized, software representations of a computer that can offer increased portability, flexibility, and security.

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Virtualization

An introduction to virtualization, a process that allows for more efficient utilization of physical computer hardware and a greater return on an organization’s hardware investment.

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