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7 MINUTES

How To Choose The Right Cloud Provider For You

by Craig Risi on Business • October 7, 2021
Many companies have realized that they need to embrace the cloud in some form or another. After all, the cloud offers greater availability across a global landscape as well as improved redundancy and performance regardless of where a user accesses sites, so it’s far easier to use cloud providers’ tools than to bear the burden and expense of managing servers around the globe.
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6 MINUTES

Best Practices for Edge Security

by Craig Risi on Security • September 7, 2021
In the corporate tech fight against security threats, there is perhaps no struggle more difficult than dealing with Edge Security. While companies can put in extensive security protocols and systems to protect much of their data, applications, and core data centers or cloud servers, monitoring the security of an entire organization and the people working for it is incredibly difficult.  
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5 MINUTES

Best Practices for Load Balancing Kubernetes Containers

by Craig Risi on Tips and Tricks • August 2, 2021
More organizations are using containers as a mechanism for driving their cloud-native applications. Some organizations have hundreds of small containers across many different servers in different development, test, and production environments. This can be tricky to manage, which is why companies have turned to Kubernetes for container orchestration. 
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4 MINUTES

Securing Gatsby with Snapt Aria or Nova ADC

by Craig Risi on Security • July 27, 2021
One of the beauties of the software development world is that it’s never static. Tools and technologies are always evolving, so developers are always learning and advancing their knowledge and techniques.  While this makes things incredibly exciting for developers, it also presents many risks, especially in understanding how each new tool, framework, and development language deals with security and ensuring that you as a development team are in a position to deal with this.
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3 MINUTES

Making Sense of Load Balancing

by Craig Risi on Load Balancing • July 22, 2021
We use a variety of tools and ADCs to balance the load of our software applications around the world. We have learned to rely on them immensely to ensure that our applications stay online and are able to scale and respond to changing needs. However, few people understand how load balancers work to ensure the availability of our critical applications and services.
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3 MINUTES

Use Snapt as the backbone for your IT Ops operation

by Craig Risi on DevOps • July 8, 2021
When it comes to current industry development trends, DevOps and DevSecOps are two of the big buzzwords that many organizations focus on. It shouldn’t be difficult to understand why, as both approaches to development allow teams to better understand what goes on with their software in production and bring them more in tune with the end user, leading to better software—at least in theory.
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5 MINUTES

Why Choose a Multi-Cloud Strategy?

by Craig Risi on Multi-Cloud • July 1, 2021
To cloud or not to cloud? This question has been around for a while now, as the cloud has opened the door to many opportunities for companies. From not needing to maintain expensive servers to additional development infrastructure, better deployment, and scale, moving to the cloud has a lot to offer companies. However, the discussion for many enterprises is perhaps no longer about the need for or the importance of adopting a cloud strategy but about moving toward adopting a multi-cloud strategy.
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6 MINUTES

Why Scale and Not Traffic Complexity Is the Biggest Driver of Load Balancer Evolution

by Craig Risi on Application Delivery • June 28, 2021
Application delivery controllers (ADCs) have become critical components of the connected world. They enable the many millions of “connected worlds” to respond to all data and traffic in a high-performance manner. Why are ADCs so vital today, and how did they develop into the critical applications we see today?
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3 MINUTES

Using the Cloud to Enhance your Video Gaming Experience

by Craig Risi on Cloud • June 18, 2021
Promises of never-before-seen graphical fidelity were set to catapult the video game industry to new heights when the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 consoles were released last year. It’s interesting to think that, regardless of how remarkable graphics might seem today, especially considering the improved rendering technologies being developed by all the different video game engines, gaming graphics will always eventually be constrained by the hardware. Inevitably, the graphics of the video gaming consoles that we see today will become obsolete as newer technology becomes available.
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