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Managing monthly mission-critical app expenses

Controlling mission-critical application costs starts with knowing the expenses. With app resource requirements subject to change, knowing the numbers for monthly expenses can prevent budgeting bugaboos.


Keeping apps safe when moving on from a cloud provider

'It's not you, it's me' doesn't apply to breakups with cloud providers. Regulations and better opportunities can cause the split, but knowing how to ensure the well-being of mission-critical workloads in a migration is key.

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An apple on the teacher's desk won't help you with this open source cloud quiz, which includes facts on OpenStack, Docker, Hadoop and more. Test your knowledge to see where you stack up.


Mission, Possible: Moving mission-critical apps to cloud

Some enterprises see migrating mission-critical apps to public cloud as an insurmountable obstacle. But, common sense precautions can smooth the transition of even the most crucial workloads.

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