Day: May 5, 2020

Splunk Cloud comes to Google Cloud

Splunk Cloud, the cloud-based implementation of Splunk’s logging and analysis services, will soon be made available on Google Cloud.

A joint announcement from Splunk and Google indicates that Splunk Cloud will be natively integrated with key components of Google Cloud’s mananagement toolset:

Splunk Cloud will support data collection from native cloud, hybrid, and multicloud environments. The data Splunk Cloud will collect includes conventional generated events, logs, and performance metrics, but also billing data. 

Also planned is Google Cloud integration with Splunk Phantom, Splunk’s security orchestration and automation system. Google Vault, G Suite, G Suite for Gmail, Safe

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Splunk Cloud comes to Google Cloud

Splunk Cloud, the cloud-based implementation of Splunk’s logging and analysis services, will soon be made available on Google Cloud.

A joint announcement from Splunk and Google indicates that Splunk Cloud will be natively integrated with key components of Google Cloud’s mananagement toolset:

Splunk Cloud will support data collection from native cloud, hybrid, and multicloud environments. The data Splunk Cloud will collect includes conventional generated events, logs, and performance metrics, but also billing data. 

Also planned is Google Cloud integration with Splunk Phantom, Splunk’s security orchestration and automation system. Google Vault, G Suite, G Suite for Gmail, Safe

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Need help getting a new business started? This digital entrepreneur might be your guru.

TLDR: In The Essential Guide to Starting a Business Bundle by Evan Kimbrell, the business veteran lays out all the important questions you must answer to get a new business on its feet.

For entrepreneurs looking to launch a new business idea, but who are a bit hesitant about how to get it done, there are a few possible roads forward. 

They could just wing it. Of course, that often leaves open the possibility that something important, possibly even business-ending, could get missed. They could go the business school route, which takes a lot of time, not to mention a

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Understanding Azure Edge Zones | InfoWorld

The scale of the public cloud and services such as Azure is astounding. Massive data centers full of compute and storage are available on demand, and the network pipes in and out of those sites give you tremendous bandwidth. But putting all your compute eggs in one cloud basket has its downsides, with network latency a significant issue.

It’s not surprising to see Azure doing more with the edge. I’ve recently looked at how Microsoft is moving compute closer to end users, but compute is only part of the story. If we’re to get Microsoft’s promised consistent experience wherever we

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Should you let a cloud maturity model judge you?

I use them all the time: models or frameworks that allow you to compare your cloud maturity ranking with a set of criteria, letting you know where you sit in your progress toward the cloud.

Scores typically range from a low level of “nonexistent use of cloud,” to the highest ranks of “cloud optimized,” or something to that effect. Of course, most enterprises are somewhere in between: an “early adopter” to “cloud preferred.”

These maturity rankings typically come with sets of criteria which allow you to self-evaluate your use of cloud technology. Questions range from: “Do you use serverless or

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What is Google Cloud Anthos? Kubernetes everywhere

Google Cloud launched the Anthos platform in April 2019, promising customers a way to run Kubernetes workloads on-premises, in the Google Cloud, and, crucially, in other major public clouds including Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure.

That crucial last part has taken Google Cloud some time to achieve. The company finally announced Anthos support for AWS in April 2020, while Azure support remains in preview with a select batch of customers for now.

Speaking at Google Cloud Next in San Francisco in 2019, Google CEO Sundar Pichai said the idea behind Anthos is to allow developers to “write

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