RANSOMWARE LIVE TRACKING MAPS

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CLOUDTWEAKS RESOURCES

Here you will find recommended article lists, technology white papers, ebooks, devop tools as well as other useful resources...

Cloud Migration – 10 ‘Do it Right’ Tips

Cloud Migration – 10 ‘Do it Right’ Tips

Cloud Migration Tips Businesses continue to adopt the cloud at break neck speed. Inherent benefits like lower operational costs, no infrastructure overheads, and quick access to better technology make cloud a very attractive proposition for businesses, especially start-ups and SMEs ...
Automate Service Management

[Free eBook] 150 Ways to Automate Service Management Throughout Your Organization…

Think about an IT Service Catalog as a supermarket of available services. Everyone in your company requests and delivers services from each other. From Human Resources and Marketing to Facilities and Procurement, each department is a service provider to the ...
Machine Learning Open-Source Tools

Do More With Machine Learning Thanks to These 6 Open-Source Tools

Machine Learning Open-Source Tools We are in the middle of a machine learning, AI and big data renaissance — at least, that’s what we’re calling it. Seemingly everyone is interested in this technology these days, and for a good reason ...
[Free White Paper] Global Mid-Year Threat Landscape Report > Dive into the three major threats of mid-2018

[Free White Paper] Global Mid-Year Threat Landscape Report > Dive into the three major threats of mid-2018

[Free WhiThe use of unknown or unpatched software vulnerabilities in advanced attacks is key to threat actors, as it allows them to infiltrate organizations or distribute malware en masse to vulnerable systems. Download the free white paper now to learn ...
Cloud And Cybersecurity: 5 Things CISOs Need To Consider

Cloud And Cybersecurity: 5 Things CISOs Need To Consider

The Cloud and Cybersecurity Tomorrow’s digital enterprise is at war today. War not only with external cybersecurity hackers and viruses, but also within the organization itself – a conclusion based on my discussions with information security managers and cloud architects ...
Glassdoor’s 10 Highest Paying Tech Jobs Of 2018

Glassdoor’s 10 Highest Paying Tech Jobs Of 2018

Glassdoor is best known for its candid, honest reviews of employers written anonymously by employees. It is now common practice and a good idea for anyone considering a position with a new employer to check them out on Glassdoor first. With ...
12 WordPress Managed Hosting Services

12 WordPress Managed Hosting Services

WordPress Hosting Services WordPress hosting services has exploded in popularity as a blogging tool and content management system in recent years, and is now used by more than 23.3 percent (2018 Edit: 53%) of the top 10 million websites worldwide. Due ...
Free Report: "Gartner Report: 2018 CEO Survey"

Free Report: “Gartner Report: 2018 CEO Survey”

Deep discipline is required for digital business. Read the full report to learn how to: Prepare for more deeply disciplined exploitation of the digital business changes ahead, Lock the leadership into winning through digital business, Drive business model changes and ...
15 Promising Cloud-Based Video Conferencing Services

15 Promising Cloud-Based Video Conferencing Services

Cloud Video Conferencing Services We have put together a compilation of some of the best cloud based conferencing services for businesses. The cloud video conferencing services market is expected to reach US$ 6.40 Billion by 2020 from the current $3.31 ...
Leading Programming Languages - TIOBE Index for July 2018

Leading Programming Languages – TIOBE Index for July 2018

Last month we announced that TypeScript entered the TIOBE index top 100 for the first time. TypeScript appears to keep growing in popularity. This month it entered the top 50. TypeScript is slowly becoming the new and improved JavaScript. One ...
Key Findings of the 2018 IDG Cloud Computing Study

Key Findings of the 2018 IDG Cloud Computing Study

IDG Cloud Computing Study The results of the 2018 IDG Cloud Computing study highlight how interest in the technology isn’t fading and a growing number of companies are embracing it or at least want to do so. The survey, which ...
real time hacking attacks

Live Real Time Hacking and Ransomware Tracking Maps Online

Real Time Hacking Attacks We've recently covered a few real time hacking maps but have decided to extend the list based on the recent ransomware activities with some additional real time hacking attack and ransomware tracking maps. Ransomware refers to malicious ...
Network Management Software Buyer Guide 2018

Network Management Software Buyer Guide 2018

This concise data-driven report covers the Network Management software landscape, as of August 2018. he 24-page report includes: Market Overview - Top 10 Network Management products in 2018, User reviews and vendor size data, In-depth look at the Top 3 ...
Business Analytics Vs Data Science

Business Analytics Vs Data Science

Big Data Continues To Grow Big Data continues to be a much discussed topic of interest and for good reason.  According to a recent report from International Data Corporation (IDC), "worldwide revenues for big data and business analytics will grow ...
Data Vulnerability Tools

Data Vulnerability Tools

Provided is a list of popular data vulnerability tools to help your company keep an eye out for any security related exploits that you should be made aware of ...
10 Prototyping Tools To Help Build Your Startup

10 Prototyping Tools To Help Build Your Startup

Prototyping Tools We are continuing this week by focusing on startup tools, tips and tweaks that will help you build, design, manage and market your way into the cloud based business that you want to be. Last week we offered a ...
Top 10 Machine Learning Algorithms

Top 10 Machine Learning Algorithms to Know

Top 10 Machine Learning Algorithms Modern advancements in Artificial Intelligence (AI) are set to change our world for the better. These developments have largely been made possible due to technologies such as cloud sharing, data analytics, blockchain, and improved computing ...
Gartner’s Top 10 Predictions For IT In 2018 And Beyond

Gartner’s Top 10 Predictions For IT In 2018 And Beyond

Gartner’s Top 10 Predictions For IT In 2018 In 2020, AI will become a positive net job motivator, creating 2.3M jobs while eliminating only 1.8M jobs. By 2020, IoT technology will be in 95% of electronics for new product designs ...
DevOps

DevOps

FIRST THINGS FIRST. WHAT ARE MICROSERVICES? Microservices are an engineering approach and architectural style of computing that is becoming extremely important for organizations wanting to innovate through a stronger engagement with their ecosystem of customers, suppliers and partners. To explain ...
Top 50 Cloud Hosting Services

Top 50 Cloud Hosting Services

The methodology behind our top 50 cloud list is based on several years of experience understanding and following who the key players are in the industry. Click to review the current top 50 and stay tuned for future discussion ...
Infographic - Internet of Things (IoT) Will Be Top Technology Investment

Infographic – Internet of Things (IoT) Will Be Top Technology Investment

Internet of Things Investment Investors are jumping all over the opportunities abound when it comes to the Internet of Things and Big Data. There is simply way too much money at stake to ignore the potential that is going to truly ...
Load Testing Tools

Load Testing Tools

Provided is a short list of load testing tools which will test server and application resistance and certainly valuable in order to help test and tweak your company's infrastructure ...
Technology Certification Courses

Top Five Technology Certification Courses To Choose From In 2018

Technology Certification Courses Gartner predicts that the global public cloud services market is projected to grow by 55 percent in the next three years and is expected to reach $383.3 billion by the end of 2020. Today, cloud computing helps enterprises ...
How Security Certification Helps Cloud Service Providers Stay Transparent and Credible

How Security Certification Helps Cloud Service Providers Stay Transparent and Credible

Security Certification Helps Cloud Service Providers If you are a cloud service provider (CSP), you know your customers have a choice as to who to work with, but do you know what will help tip the scales in your favor? ...
Cloud Monitoring and Data Performance Services

Cloud Monitoring and Data Performance Services

CLOUD PERFORMANCE MONITORING The Dynamic State Of Cloud Performance Monitoring And Evaluation Monitoring and evaluation in cloud computing are essential processes. They determine whether a company’s applications on the cloud are effective, safe, and efficient. They also help eliminate failures in ...
12 Promising Business Intelligence (BI) Services For Your Company

12 Promising Business Intelligence (BI) Services For Your Company

Business Intelligence (BI) Services Business Intelligence (BI) services have recently seen an explosion of innovation and choices for business owners and entrepreneurs. So many choices, in fact, that many companies aren’t sure which business intelligence company to use. To help ...
HTML5 Speed Test

HTML5 Speed Test

HTML5 SPEED TEST SERVICES There is no made-for-all solution when it comes to optimizing a website for speed, and while putting a cloud platform in place is a good start, every cloud startup should ensure that they have an optimization ...
The Developer’s Guide to Azure

The Developer’s Guide to Azure

Develop on a cloud platform designed for you. In this update of the Developer’s Guide to Azure, see how the comprehensive set of Azure app platform services fits your needs. Use it to navigate the architectural approaches and most common ...
20 Leading Cloud CMS WordPress Alternatives

20 Leading Cloud CMS WordPress Alternatives

Cloud CMS WordPress Alternatives Content management systems (CMS) have grown exponentially in recent years. Their number and features have exploded. There are now dozens of cloud CMS WordPress alternatives for startups and small business. CMS is getting more sophisticated. Website building ...

DEVOP TOOLS

Keen

Keen

Keen IO is an event data platform providing APIs for capturing, analyzing, and embedding event data into applications. It offers role-based data access for app users and customers and processes data in real time. It replaces big data infrastructure with a custom analytics stack.
Bitbucket

Bitbucket

Bitbucket is a scalable Git solution featuring distributed version control system. Bitbucket free cloud repository is available for teams of up to five developers. Their system has branch permissions and granular permissions on project, repository, or branch level. Free desktop client.
Docker

Docker

Docker is a platform to optimize existing apps by means of containerization on hybrid clouds. It proactively mitigates security risks and monitors for vulnerabilities across your applications.
Github

Github

GitHub brings together the world's largest community of developers to discover, share, and build better software. From open source projects to private team repositories, they're all-in-one platform for collaborative development.
MONIT

MONIT

Open Source proactive monitoring of Unix systems, network and cloud services. Conduct automatic maintenance and recovery and execute meaningful causal actions in error situations.
LOGGLY

LOGGLY

Loggly is a unified log analysis and log monitoring tool that is able to analyze metrics from multiple sources. Their proactive monitoring functionality enables tracing of issues while allowing for sharing of any findings. Loggly integrates with apps such as Slack, HipChat, GitHub, and Jira.
OPBEAT

OPBEAT

The Opbeat service lets developers automatically track route changes and interactions to make their applications run faster, by getting info about resources which slow down the app’s performance. Their agent profiles SQL queries, MongoDB, redis, external http requests and custom transactions to make sure Node.js endpoints don’t slow down any app.
Chef

Chef

Chef enables organizations to use DSL to define infrastructure as code. It eliminates the need for manual patching, configuration updates, and service installations for every single server. Their platform enables administrators to customize behavior for different environments, datacenters, or hardware profiles and uses a framework for the creation of completely new custom resources.
Coveralls

Coveralls

Coveralls is free for open source repositories providing developers with tools to check which parts of their source code are not covered by their test suite. They let developers inspect every detail of the coverage with unlimited history.
SPLUNK

SPLUNK

Splunk’s scalable solution provides tools for connecting your machine data and assesses business risks and opportunities. They offer packaged and custom machine learning and offer tools for predicting service-level degradation before it occurs.
Gradle

Gradle

Gradle enables developers to write code in multiple languages and package it for deployment on any platform. Automation is provided through their API and an extended ecosystem of plugins and integrations. Choose between monorepo and multi-repo deployments.
CODACY

CODACY

Codacy automates code reviews and monitors code quality over time. Static analysis, code coverage and metrics for Ruby, JavaScript, PHP, Scala, Java, Python ...
Logstash

Logstash

Logstash is an open source platform that collects data from multiple sources simultaneously and sends it to a “stash” after the data undergoes transformation. It is a server-side data processing pipeline that can process logs, metrics, web applications, data stores, and various AWS services. Their framework features over 200 plugins and offers an API for custom plugin development.
Vagrant

Vagrant

Vagrant is a development environment where you take advantage of a declarative configuration file that describes all your software requirements, packages, operating system configuration, users, and other variables. They mirror production environments and integrate with your existing configuration management tools such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible, or Salt.
JENKINS

JENKINS

Jenkins is an open source automation server that supports multiple plugins for project development, deployment, and automation. Their distributed system runs on Windows, Mac OS X and other Unix-like operating systems. Developers can use it as a simple CI server or a as a continuous delivery hub.

RESEARCH PAPERS

Automate Service Management

[Free eBook] 150 Ways to Automate Service Management Throughout Your Organization…

Think about an IT Service Catalog as a supermarket of available services. Everyone in your company requests and delivers services from each other. From Human Resources and Marketing to Facilities and Procurement, each department is ...
The Developer’s Guide to Azure

The Developer’s Guide to Azure

Develop on a cloud platform designed for you. In this update of the Developer’s Guide to Azure, see how the comprehensive set of Azure app platform services fits your needs. Use it to navigate the ...
[Free Report] Top Field Service Management Software--Expert Reviews and Pricing

[Free Report] Top Field Service Management Software–Expert Reviews and Pricing

Over 40 field service software systems evaluated. The SelectHub platform contains expert software analysis across key criteria and vendor data. These built-in analyst ratings are combined with subjective user ratings to create SelectHub ratings reports—which ...
Free Report: "Gartner Report: 2018 CEO Survey"

Free Report: “Gartner Report: 2018 CEO Survey”

Deep discipline is required for digital business. Read the full report to learn how to: Prepare for more deeply disciplined exploitation of the digital business changes ahead, Lock the leadership into winning through digital business, ...
[Free White Paper] Global Mid-Year Threat Landscape Report > Dive into the three major threats of mid-2018

[Free White Paper] Global Mid-Year Threat Landscape Report > Dive into the three major threats of mid-2018

[Free WhiThe use of unknown or unpatched software vulnerabilities in advanced attacks is key to threat actors, as it allows them to infiltrate organizations or distribute malware en masse to vulnerable systems. Download the free ...
Network Management Software Buyer Guide 2018

Network Management Software Buyer Guide 2018

This concise data-driven report covers the Network Management software landscape, as of August 2018. he 24-page report includes: Market Overview - Top 10 Network Management products in 2018, User reviews and vendor size data, In-depth ...