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The Best of the Week (Nov. 28 - Dec. 5): 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 (November 28 - December 05). Here they are, in order of popularity:

1. 5 Security Threats Worse than Shell Shock

  • The tech world was in a panic recently due to security threats that were hyped up to be digital pandemics. These issues left IT experts scrambling for solutions to patch-up holes. However, these recent attacks beg the question as to whether the worst is behind us, or still ahead.

2. SaaS Business Models You Need to Know

  • SaaS is here to stay. We can expect adoption and innovation, as competitors will have to come up with creative SaaS business models to stay competitive and attain sustainable profitability with reduced customer acquisition cost. This article covers the main SaaS business models you need to know.

3. JMS with JBoss A-MQ on OpenShift. Lessons Learned About Remote Clients and Encryption.

  • OpenShift is the "open hybrid cloud application platform by Red Hat".

4. Chronicle Map and Yahoo Cloud Service Benchmark

  • Yahoo Cloud Service Benchmark is a reasonably widely used benchmarking tool for testing key value stores for a significant number of key e.g 100 million, and a modest number of clients i.e. served from one machine.

5. Which Comes First? The Microservices Or The DevOps?

  • How do we move from an A-to-B company to a velocity-focused, accelerating, company? DevOps is ultimately the answer, but I think tangible concepts such as Microservices provides a path to this. I hope we see many more DevOps patterns like this emerge in the near future.

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