Category: What Is?

What success looks like?

Metrics For Defining Your DevOps Goals and Call It A Success

Measuring your DevOps' success rate in your organization is not like a regular term paper you turn in. There is no guaranteed way to give it an A+ because it looks perfect or a B- just because it has some loopholes, according to you. There are several factors associated with it that you need to pay attention to. It stems from how you define DevOps at your workplace.

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AWS Networking

AWS Networking Fundamentals Crash Course For A Busy Developer

Many developers use AWS as a virtual data center to deploy various services like EC2 instances, RDS instances, etc. These instances or machines need to be stored somewhere in the data center and also need to be connected to the Internet. This is where VPC comes into the picture. Instances can also be referred to as the deployment of service and can also be called a machine throughout this blog. VPC is an isolated network in a region that spans all the availability zones in that region

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Stop Making These DevOps Mistakes

If You Are Doing These DevOps Things, You Are Doing It Completely Wrong

DevOps stands for Development and Operations Collaboration. It is a strategy or a methodology that bridges the gap between the Development Team and the Operations team. It is a practice in which the development teams and the operations team work together for the entire project cycle. DevOps facilitates continuous integration and delivery and getting feedback from the stakeholders in the early stages.

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Cloud Logs

CloudTrail, CloudWatch, Splunk, Custom logs solution. How do you make sense of these?

To understand what is going on in the AWS environment, your Cloud Operations team member (or your engineering team member) needs a defined and robust system for ingesting log and then analyzing & reacting.

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What is the difference between NIST, CIS/SANS 20, ISO 27001 Compliance Standards?

Due to the increasing instances of cyber-attacks in the last decade, establishing information security controls and assessments have become an essential tool for organizations. These controls are necessary for an organization to strengthen its defenses against various security threats. There are compliance standards or frameworks which have distinguished themselves as the best practices for organizations to assess their current security plan and maturity. These standards or frameworks also help the organization set important goals regarding security to improve its practices when protecting sensitive and critical assets. The frameworks I am talking about are NIST, CIS/SANS 20, and ISO 27001.

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Expensive Mistake

A Big List Of Mistakes AWS Cloud Users Have Done And Spent Millions

Amazon Web Services lets us rapidly deploy and scale our applications that would not have been possible had we used traditional IT infrastructures and processes. It could also be the reason why it is easy to lose track of what you have running at a particular time, which eventually can reflect in the invoice produced at the end of the month.

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AWS Cloud Compliance

Understanding AWS Cloud Compliance

Nowadays, Cloud compliance is one of the significant issues among users. Any organizations that are using the cloud services must make sure that they follow all the rules, laws, and regulations of the cloud so that their business runs smoothly and at a good pace. And also, organizations need to ensure that they have a good understanding and knowledge about their data and their infrastructure.

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HIPAA Compliance

A Quick Introduction To HIPAA Compliance For A Busy Cloud User

HIPAA compliance is a living entity that most health care organizations must implement into their business in order to protect the security, privacy, and integrity of protected health information.

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What is APRA Compliance

A Quick Introduction To APRA Compliance And How It Affects Your Cloud Hosted Applications?

APRA is an independent statutory authority that oversees institutions across banking, insurance, and superannuation and promotes financial system stability in Australia. It is the prudential regulator of the Australian financial services industry. In July 2015, APRA published an information paper titled' Outsourcing involving shared computing services. The article focuses on the fundamental principles and prudential considerations that should be considered for utilizing cloud computing services. 

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Introduction to ISO 27001 if you are using AWS, Azure or GCP cloud

ISO 27001 is a specification for an Information Security Management System (ISMS). An ISMS forms a framework of policies and procedures that includes all kinds of legal, physical, and technical controls involved in an organization’s information risk management processes. The basis of this certification is the development and implementation of a rigorous security program, which includes the development of the Information Security Management System (ISMS).

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