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The Best of the Week (Feb 27): Cloud Zone

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Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Cloud Zone (February 27 - March 06). Here they are, in order of popularity:

1. Code Golf: 99 Bottles of Beer on the Wall

  • In order to showcase the brightest members of our community, DZone presents our weekly Code Golf competition. Think you have what it takes to complete the challenge in the fewest characters? This week's challenge - displaying all of 99 bottles of beer on the wall in the fewest characters.

2. The Cloudcast—ByteSized—Monitoring & Logging, Stateful vs. Stateless Apps

  • A few weeks ago we introduced the ByteSized DevOps Podcast series. Initial feedback from the community was very strong, so we've decided to do some more. We plan to release a few every week or two. Let us know what topics you'd like to see covered.

3. Cloud Native Software: Key Characteristics

  • What exactly does it mean to be “cloud native”? Simply put, cloud-native means that the application is designed to run optimally on the cloud. But that does not help understand what makes cloud-native applications different and how we can develop them.

4. How Organizations Can Seamlessly Transition to the Cloud

  • Cloud computing is rapidly being adopted by organizations to optimize their IT infrastructure and to scale as their business grows. One of the most notable advantages of cloud is that it allows organizations to free up IT resources from routine IT management and maintenance thanks to its delivery of IT as a service.

5. A Primer to Network Performance Monitoring

  • Network performance monitoring can help mitigate various problems that could hinder its smooth performance. This piece details what all processes need to be followed in the whole procedure. When a networks performances improve, it , in turn, improves the productivity of enterprises.

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