Serverless technology should not be applied to all application initiatives. PM Kinetics offers cloud solutions that can improve your success. The term “serverless” is a bit of a misnomer. It refers to a moment in time when computing resources are employed for the spin-up time of a few milliseconds, that execute cleanly, and that
RISK THREAT MITIGATING PARTY Insecure, Porous APIs Man in the middle, content threats, code injection, DoS attacks § Enterprise and Cloud Provider Logical Multi-Tenancy Virtual machine attacks, malicious code execution, comingled tenant data § Cloud Provider Data Protection and Confidentiality Reduced confidentiality and privacy for private data stored in the clear at the cloud provider
An active discussion on cloud computing use cases brings a somewhat more practical approach to what this service might offer to a company and how it might evolve over time. Not everyone can use salesforce.com or Google mail services, which are the most frequently cited examples of cloud computing. The NIST definition describes five essential
Information security in data centers has historically relied on perimeter firewalls, pattern matching “after the fact” with intrusion detection, and at the server level by installing host-based intrusion detection, identity enforcement, antivirus, and other software agents. Internal LANs can be segmented and boundary controls implemented using the same firewall technology. Virtualization adds a layer of
Gartner says that just 16% of data center loads are virtualized, and in a recent InformationWeek Analytics survey found that 35% of respondents say they expect to virtualize less than 25% of their data centers by 2011. That finding reflects either a less optimistic or more realistic assessment than survey respondents exhibited last year, when
Just have to love some marketing folks and analysts that jump to the latest buzz word and extol the differences, benefits, pitfalls, fear, uncertainty and doubt. There have recently been some press releases concerning cloud computing concepts and technology that seems to have been lifted from previous Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) overviews from the same vendors.
For every positive benefit there is almost always a negative to compensate for rapid adoption based on wild enthusiasm. Cloud computing has a number of key risks. 1) data privacy and governing privacy laws 2) multi-cloud relationships and subcontractors are also an issue when using a cloud provider 3) multi-tenancy on the same virtual server
Like any good consultant or analyst, you can summarize the key benefits in three easy statements: 1) cost, 2) computing on-demand or scalability, and 3) access to expertise on virtualization and technology. The entire business model for cloud providers is to achieve economies of scale and provide processing power at a very low price. It