Security From the Ground Up, Part 1: Choosing the Right Operating System

If you’re anticipating a move to the cloud — or you’re continuing to grow and scale in the cloud  it’s a best practice to include security in your thinking from the outset. Now’s the time to incorporate security into your cloud strategy so you can build it in from the ground up.

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It All Started With a Wager About System Upgrades

It all started with a wager of the usual amount over beers with @brianhatfield. When running workloads in Cloud environments, do organizations routinely and blindly upgrade their systems? The actual means of triggering the upgrade were not questioned – chef run, hourly cron job, etc. One side took 10% or less, the other 90% or greater. While it’s not important who claimed the moral victory of coming closest, it’s important to remember that no one got paid (read: I lost). Read more “It All Started With a Wager About System Upgrades”