IaaS vs. PaaS vs. SaaS: What's the Difference and When To Use Each
According to the International Data Corporation (IDC), 89% of businesses use cloud computing for at least part of their operations, reducing their IT cost by up to 40%. Before now, businesses expended energy managing and maintaining infrastructure on-site. Aside from being expensive, time-consuming, and unreliable, businesses find scaling difficult. However,
You wouldn't put all your money in one bank, so why would you put all your data in one cloud?
If you're a developer, you know that keeping your data in a single cloud can be risky. Recent banking collapses are a reminder that nothing in our world is permanent or certain. That's why it's important to leverage technology to distribute your data across various cloud instances.
4 Crucial Steps for HIPAA Compliance
All companies that handle or process health information need to be HIPAA compliant. With security breaches and data leakages becoming increasingly common, this requirement becomes even more pressing. HIPAA compliance protects patient privacy, which is paramount in healthcare. HIPAA or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 is
The Security and Scalability Benefits of Multi-cloud Management
Clever businesses are adopting multi-cloud strategies to support their digital transformation, allowing them to leverage the strengths of each public cloud vendor to achieve greater efficiencies. But managing multiple cloud environments can be complex and time-consuming. This is because a business's in-house IT professionals might have expertise in managing a
AWS Load Balancers and Choosing the Right One
Load balancers are an inextricable part of working in a cloud environment. Whenever high availability is needed, you will likely need a load balancer to even out the performance. But what is a load balancer, how does it work, and which do you choose? This article examines just that, specifically
10 Best AWS Alternatives: Reviewed and Ranked
Cloud computing is big business, and Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the leader. When it comes to cloud services, AWS has become the go-to option for many companies. But there are other providers out there that offer similar capabilities, and businesses may find them a better fit for their needs.
What Are Private Cloud Solutions?
Businesses today rely on data for nearly every decision that they make, and this trend is only going to continue into the future. However, data comes at a cost, whether it is in terms of storage space, processing speed, security, or resourcing. Many businesses have embraced public cloud solutions to
Top PAAS Providers of 2023
As the world moves increasingly towards a digital-first future, the demand for Platform as a Service providers is set to explode. PaaS providers offer businesses the ability to build and host their own applications without worrying about the underlying infrastructure. In fact, research shows that the PaaS market was projected
IndieHackers Cape Town and Code Capsules
Code Capsules is supporting a relaunch of Indie Hackers Cape Town, a community of makers building profitable online businesses. We'll run an in-person event on the last Thursday of every month at Workshop 17, at the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, from 18h30. You can find more information on
What is PaaS: Demystifying Paas Jargon
Tech conferences are fun to watch. There’s the new tech introduced, new ideas shared, product announcements, roadmaps, and more. There is also another side to tech speak that is funny on the surface but insidious on the inside - jargon. Hyperconverged, hyper-automation, multi-experience, voice-as-UI, synergy, and other terms are
Everything you need to know about Cloud Deployment
Understanding Cloud TerminologyFamiliarizing yourself with cloud terminology is almost a requirement in the modern work environment. If you are curious or have other reasons to know more about the cloud, this is the article for you. Let’s take it from the top. When we say 'the cloud,' we
5 Best Afrihost Alternatives
Afrihost is one of South Africa's top Internet service providers with a massive number of clients, and its popularity is on the rise. However, it is by no means the only option out there. In fact, many Afrihost alternatives should be explored as they offer some great opportunities for people