Top 42 IaaS Providers

Top IaaS Providers: 42 Leading Infrastructure-as-a-Service Providers to Streamline Your Operations

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Infrastructure as a Service, or IaaS, is a cloud computing model which provides outsourced computing infrastructure to users and organizations. It can provide users with resources that include servers, network connections, storage, and features like content delivery networks and load balancing. IaaS providers maintain the equipment, while users rent or buy the specific services that they need. The term for …

What is Log Aggregation?

Log Aggregation 101: Methods, Tools, Tutorials and More

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Log management is a process of handling copious volumes of logs that are made up of several processes, such as log collection, log aggregation, storage, rotation, analysis, search, and reporting. Log aggregation, therefore, is a step in the overall management process in which you consolidate different log formats coming from different sources all into one place to make it easier …

Mistakes to Avoid on Your DevOps Resume

Mistakes to Avoid on Your DevOps Resume: Tips from 20 DevOps Leaders and Hiring Managers

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The DevOps movement is going strong, and it seems employers everywhere are looking for leading DevOps professionals with the skills and expertise they need to complement their existing DevOps teams. While a great DevOps pro may mean different things to different employers and hiring managers, engineers can boost their odds of securing an interview and landing the job if they …

When to use Asynchronous Programming

When to Use (and Not to Use) Asynchronous Programming: 20 Pros Reveal the Best Use Cases

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Asynchronous programming is a form of parallel programming that allows a unit of work to run separately from the primary application thread. When the work is complete, it notifies the main thread (as well as whether the work was completed or failed). There are numerous benefits to using it, such as improved application performance and enhanced responsiveness. But, like all …

What is AWS CLI?

What is AWS CLI? Understanding the Command Line Tool

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AWS CLI is a tool that pulls all the AWS services together in one central console, giving you easy control of multiple AWS services with a single tool. The acronym stands for Amazon Web Services Command Line Interface because, as its name suggests, users operate it from the command line. With it, you can control services manually or automate them …

What is Cloud Monitoring?

What is Cloud Monitoring? How to Make Sure Cloud Services are Working Properly

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Cloud monitoring is the process of evaluating, monitoring, and managing cloud-based services, applications, and infrastructure. Companies utilize various application monitoring tools to monitor cloud-based applications. Here’s a look at how it works and best practices for success. Types of Cloud Services to Monitor There are multiple types of cloud services to monitor. Cloud monitoring is not just about monitoring servers hosted …

Web Application Architecture

What is Web Application Architecture? How It Works, Trends, Best Practices and More

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At Stackify, we understand the amount of effort that goes into creating great applications. That’s why we build tools for Application Performance Management (APM), log management, and a whole suite of application support tools (in one solution) to make your life easier and your apps better. But every developer knows that the foundation of an outstanding application is its architecture. In …

Top C# Tools

The Ultimate List of C# Tools: IDEs, Profilers, Automation Tools, and More

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C# is a widely used programming language in enterprises, especially those that are heavily Microsoft-dependent. If you build apps using C#, you most likely use Visual Studio and have explored some of its extensions to supercharge your development. However, this list of tools might just change the way you write C# code for good. Best tools for C# programming in …

The Best C# Tutorials

Learn C#: Tutorials for Beginners, Intermediate, and Advanced Programmers

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If you’re a beginner developer or someone looking to learn a new language, C# is a great choice for a number of reasons. Unlike C++, for instance, C# offers automatic memory management, and it also offers solid Type Safety compared to JavaScript and node.js. C# has robust base class libraries; the .NET framework includes hundreds of libraries for working with …

Java Stack vs. Heap

Java Heap Space vs. Stack Memory: How Java Applications Allocate Memory

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Java applications need a certain amount of RAM on a computer to run. Each time an object or variable is declared, it needs more RAM. Simply designating enough memory to hold every value declared and run each method would lead to a bloated application. To keep application memory requirements lean, it is partitioned in ways that require less memory and …

Hiring for DevOps Jobs

What to Look for When Hiring for DevOps Jobs: 24 Pros Reveal Top Hiring Considerations

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DevOps is everywhere these days. If you’re thinking of bridging or development and operations teams, or if you’ve already done so but are looking to expand your team, you’ll need to know what you should be looking for in your next DevOps hire. The good news: the DevOps talent pool is growing, and there’s tremendous talent to be found in …

Master Docker: The Complete Toolkit

Master Docker: The Complete Toolkit Including Courses, Podcasts, Experts

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Docker has taken the software development world by storm. It provides a convenient way to package and ship applications according to the DevOps methodology. We recently released a list of 51 must-have Docker tools, but tools aren’t the only thing you’ll need to fully master containerization. With practically every dev shop embracing containers, there’s a need to upgrade your skillset …

What is SQL Server Profiler? How It Works, Best Practices, Tutorials

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If you work with SQL, you understand the importance of being able to monitor your queries, not to mention how critical it is to have an accurate analysis of how long queries take. Today, we’ll take a look at SQL Server Profiler, a tool for doing just that, how it works, some shortcomings (most notably, depreciation of its features), and …

ASP.NET Interview Questions & Answers

Dev Leaders Share Their Favorite ASP.NET Interview Questions

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If you’re in the market for a new development job, you know that interview questions related to roles focused on specific programming languages can be quite complex. Even if you’re an experienced veteran in ASP.NET, you can never prepare too much for your next interview. We reached out to a panel of ASP.NET pros and development leaders to learn about …

Best Developer Websites

Websites Every Developer Should Visit: Programming News, Tutorials & More

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In every industry, there are at least a handful of experts considered authorities on the subject. Most have a blog or website, making them the premier trusted resources industry-wide. Likewise, you’ll usually find a community or two where all the professionals immersed in the field turn to when they need to converse with like-minded professionals. The same holds true in …