• Advantages of Cloud Computing in Healthcare

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    Advantages of Cloud Computing in Healthcare


  • How ETL works in a Data warehouse

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    How ETL works in a Data warehouse

    The Cloud Computing industry is thriving nowadays. Non-technical people often wonder how tons of data is migrating from the business database to the cloud! Businesses don’t have only one workspace. A departmental store will have divisions of sales, inventory, salary, and bills so how is the POS or ERP generating integrated output for each department? […]

  • What is a data center and why you might need one?

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    What is a data center and why you might need one?

    Colossal IT industries such as Google, Microsoft, or Meta (Facebook) have trillions of gigabytes worth of data to be worked upon. Loss of this pivotal information or an anomaly of data can’t be endured. Therefore they built their personal data centers to keep their data intact and encrypted. Data Center is an infrastructure that companies […]

  • Believing Security Hype & Why I Thought It Was Noise

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    Believing Security Hype & Why I Thought It Was Noise

    I am not proud to admit that I used to put security into place to satisfy an audit. It took me time to learn that security is the foundation of any system. What I thought was security hype was really the need to increase cyber security awareness. Let me start with a story… Early Corporate […]


  • Why is Cloud So Expensive?

    Why is Cloud So Expensive?

    Introduction “Why is Cloud So Expensive?” is a question that no one wants to ask or answer after completing the challenging task of moving workloads out of legacy platforms. In this post, we look at one case study of a Software as a Service Provider (SaaS) that had predicable costs in private cloud and found […]

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  • Colocation Pricing

    Colocation Pricing

    Introduction I’d like to talk about colocation pricing. In this brief time, I’d like to cover: how data center colocation pricing works why data centers vary in price and real world pricing examples We can only imagine the curiosity a IT director faces as they begin to outgrow their in house data center or realize […]

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  • Public Cloud vs Private Cloud

    Public Cloud vs Private Cloud

    Introduction The text that follows is a summary of our video. This month we discuss the real technical differences between public cloud vs private cloud. If you’re interested in more details about the cloud, we are constantly adding to our What is Cloud Computing Library. We Aren’t Discussing Public vs On Premise Cloud When you […]

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  • Is Virtualization Needed for Cloud?

    Is Virtualization Needed for Cloud?

    This post was originally a vlog post from October of 2020. For reference, we post our vlogs here with the full transcript below along with clarifying comments and graphics. You can check out all our vlogs on our YouTube channel. This week we tackle the question, “Is Virtualization Needed for Cloud?” which is pretty interesting […]

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  • Cloud Deployment Models

    Cloud Deployment Models

    Introduction We repost our vlog here along with the full transcript. If your embed above isn’t working, here is the direct link to the video here. If you’d like a bit of background on what cloud computing is, check out our What is Cloud Computing page. Cloud Deployment Models Search for the phrase cloud deployment […]

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  • Disadvantages of Cloud Computing

    Disadvantages of Cloud Computing

    Introduction – Disadvantages of Cloud Computing This week we dig deep into the disadvantages of cloud computing. For a decent overview of cloud computing, check out our perpetually evolving What is Cloud Computing Resource page. Disadvantages of Cloud Computing, Episode 2 The remainder of this post is the transcript to the video above I think […]

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  • Data Center Migration Project Plan

    Data Center Migration Project Plan

    Introduction The idea that sparked this blog post was me looking for a data center migration project plan that I could share with clients that wanted to brave that task themselves. For the 1st topic of our Data Center VLOG series I thought I’d talk about why organizations leave one data center for another. Internally, […]

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  • Should I Move to Amazon AWS?

    Should I Move to Amazon AWS?

    Introduction It’s not that I don’t want people to migrate to AWS. For several years, I’ve witnessed many IT professionals move to AWS before I had a chance to assess their application. So far, I’ve seen mixed results as far as performance and cost. Many of these people have been kind enough to share their […]

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  • You May Be Over Paying for Data Center Power

    You May Be Over Paying for Data Center Power

    It’s All About the Density One of my earliest clients (circa 2000) wanted to completely fill a standard colocation cabinet with as many servers as it could physically hold. While logical, this was a big issue for us as our data center at that time could only cool a single cabinet up to 2 kilowatts […]

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