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The Google Professional Cloud Architect Journey Begins: raindog308's Quest for the Title

Starting later this week, I'm beginning my journey towards the Google Professional Cloud Architect certification. In this article I'll go over the path and training plans, and share some thoughts on certifications in the industry in general.

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The Google Professional Cloud Architect Journey Begins: raindog308's Quest for the Title

Google is Upgrading Your Storage for Free

Kiss that 15GB of free Google storage goodbye...it's being upgraded to 1TB! Your favorite editor is hoping that this applies to grandfathered accounts as well.

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Google is Upgrading Your Storage for Free

When Akamai is Bought, What Happens to Linode?

A mysterious private equity buyer has been stalking Akamai (Linode's owner) for months.

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When Akamai is Bought, What Happens to Linode?

Have You TrieId Northflank? Microservices Platform with a Free Tier!

I have not, but maybe you have.  If so, please comment and let us know what you think.  I just stumbled across them while browsing tonight and when I saw free tier I knew I had to write it up for the...

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Have You TrieId Northflank?  Microservices Platform with a Free Tier!

You Can Now License Windows Server on a Per-Virtual-Core Basis

One of the headaches in cloud environments is licensing for proprietary software, and no one is more of a headache on this point than Microsoft. If you want to offer Windows as a provider, you need to...

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You Can Now License Windows Server on a Per-Virtual-Core Basis

Github Entertains During Its Outage

By the time you read this, the issue my be fixed, but today when I went to install Joplin, I was greeted by this amusing picture. Apparently, Joplin is hosted on GitHub and they're having an issue tod...

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Github Entertains During Its Outage

Microsoft Shrugged Off 2.4Tbps DDoS Attack

Microsoft reported recently that it had fended off a 2.4Tbps DDoS attack in August.  The attack - launched from 70,000 sources in Asia and the US - was the second biggest attack on record, eclipsed on...

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Microsoft Shrugged Off 2.4Tbps DDoS Attack

AMD's Server Market Share Hits New High at 16%

According to market research group Omdia, AMD has surged to a historically high server market share of 16%. "In the server CPU market, AMD scored its best-ever quarter from a market share and sales pe...

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AMD's Server Market Share Hits New High at 16%

SpamHaus Botnet Report Highlights Some LowEnd Providers

Spamhaus's 2021 Q2 Botnet Threat Update has been released and it's interesting reading. Overall, there has been a reduction in observed command and control (C&C) systems.  However, at regional and...

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SpamHaus Botnet Report Highlights Some LowEnd Providers

Microsoft Azure is the World's Largest Cloud

According to recent data, Microsoft Azure is the world's largest public cloud with $17.7 billion in quarterly revenue.  Amazon AWS trails not far behind at $13.3 billion.  The top five (which also inc...

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Microsoft Azure is the World's Largest Cloud

LowEndBoxTV: How to Get a Free VPS

Is cheap cloud hosting not cheap enough for you?  Can you really get a VPS for free? Yes! In this video we review a variety of offers from various providers. Some are 1-year trials, some are shorter-t...

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LowEndBoxTV: How to Get a Free VPS

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