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  • How Netflix over-deployed 10,000 instances in Amazon AWS

    A Twitter thread by a Netflix engineer gives a great insight into some of the intricacies of cloud – in this case Amazon AWS – and how even those who know what they’re doing don’t always get it right! Background The engineer tells us that most deployments at Netflix use...

  • Frictionless SaaS – Trends for 2019

    SaaS Subscription Management vendor Blissfully have published their SaaS Trends report for 2019. This report is based on aggregated and anonymised data from their customers and provides a number of fascinating insights into the SaaS market. You can download the report here The report...

  • Event Listing: CCL Cloud Consumption Roundtable

    Campaign for Clear Licensing – Code of Conduct for Cloud Computing In 2014 the Campaign for Clear Licensing published a Software Audit Code of Conduct. This was an ITAM community effort, co-written by industry practitioners. It’s intended use was that if a customer must face an...

  • Oracle Java new licensing model

    1. You’re going to need a cup of this after dealing with Java! Oracle announced in 2018 that updates for Java 8 would become chargeable from January 2019, meaning organisations wishing to continue receiving updates for Java SE 8 must do something. It is Oracle’s preference...

  • Equifax and cybersecurity – a deep dive

    Equifax, one of the largest credit agencies in the US, was the subject of a hack in 2017 that left over 148 million consumers affected. It was known at the time that the cause was an unpatched Apache Struts (an open source framework for building Java web apps) server in the Equifax...

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