Windows server management overview
Posted on July 27, 2022, Level intermediate Resource Length short
Windows Server is the platform for building an infrastructure of connected applications, networks, and web services. As a Windows Server administrator, you've probably used many of the native Windows Server Microsoft Management Consoles (MMC) to keep the infrastructure secure and available. By Thomas Maurer and others.
NFTs for Designers: Introduction
Posted on July 20, 2022, Level beginner Resource Length medium
The global NFT market relies on designers to support artists, Web3 platforms and marketplaces, and major global brands. Toptal designer Gabor Molnar offers insights from his experience breaking into this emerging field. By Gabor Molnar @toptal.com.
How I use stories to share data at meetings
Posted on July 13, 2022, Level beginner Resource Length long
Want to keep people awake at data presentations? Try sharing your findings backwards. You've worked it. Now put your chart down, flip it and reverse it. By Ryan Estrellado.
Things a city needs to become a startup hub
Posted on June 22, 2022, Level beginner Resource Length medium
It's common sense that being part of a thriving startup community can bring immense advantages to your own project. Yet, not all startup founders have the opportunity or desire to move to Silicon Valley, New York, London, Beijing, or any of the other big startup hubs. By Abdo Riani.
Why managed container services help startups and tech companies build smarter
Posted on June 21, 2022, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Learning how to install and manage Kubernetes clusters can be a big obstacle between your organization and all the potential magic of a container orchestration platform. You have to consider tasks like provisioning machines, choosing OS and runtime, and setting up networking and security. By Fer De Oliveira @google.
How Power BI metrics and scorecards can transform productivity within business objectives
Posted on June 11, 2022, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Metric and goal setting is paramount when formulating business operations. That's why Microsoft Metrics (previously known as "Goals") make it possible to keep every member of a team striving toward a singular, unified key objective and ensures a higher probability of positive outcomes. By Jocelyn Porter.
Tags cloud cio management monitoring
IAM policy types: How and when to use them
Posted on June 3, 2022, Level beginner Resource Length long
You manage access in AWS by creating policies and attaching them to AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) principals (roles, users, or groups of users) or AWS resources. AWS evaluates these policies when an IAM principal makes a request, such as uploading an object to an Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) bucket. Permissions in the policies determine whether the request is allowed or denied. By Matt Luttrell and Josh Joy.
Tags infosec cio agile management
Guidelines for choosing a Node.js framework
Posted on June 2, 2022, Level beginner Resource Length long
With lots of frameworks to choose from, and all those strong opinions, it's easy to feel a little lost. Comparing frameworks based on the features they list can be a headache, and features are only part of the picture. It would be awesome if you had a clear checklist you could evaluate Node.js frameworks against. By Simon Plenderleith.
Web3: What is it and what it means for freelancers
Posted on June 1, 2022, Level beginner Resource Length long
It is being said that Web3 is the future of the internet which promises a decentralised, immutable version of the global web -- free of intermediaries and equipped with the same cryptographic verifiability as cryptocurrencies and non-fungible tokens (NFTs). But what does that really mean? By Stefania Volpe.
Magic NAT: Everywhere, unbounded, and lower cost
Posted on May 30, 2022, Level beginner Resource Length long
Network Address Translation (NAT) is one of the most common and versatile network functions, used by everything from your home router to the largest ISPs. Today, we're delighted to introduce a new approach to NAT that solves the problems of traditional hardware and virtual solutions. By Annika Garbers.
Tags cloud devops performance management
Visualizing the 5 pillars of cloud architecture
Posted on May 29, 2022, Level beginner Resource Length long
Getting the most value out of an organization's cloud infrastructure can be a daunting task. But the key considerations can be winnowed down to an easy-to-remember acronym: CROPS, which stands for cost optimization, reliability, operational excellence, performance efficiency and security. By Dan Lawyer.
Tags cloud management cio performance
Azure Synapse Link for SQL: From production to a data warehouse in a few clicks
Posted on May 28, 2022, Level beginner Resource Length long
The Link technology in Synapse is used to synchronize data from different data sources to Synapse Analytics. Synapse Link for CosmoDB and Synapse Link for Dataverse were already released. Now it's time for a new and very important one: Azure Synapse Link for SQL. By Dennes Torres.