Archive for the ‘The Next Internet’ Category

Emil Sayegh
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Oct 9, 2015
(This article was first published at Network World. Click here to view that post.) When more than 20 services on the Amazon Web Services platform failed on Sunday, many of the internet’s biggest sites and apps, including Netflix, Tinder, and IMDb, suffered outages over a 6-8 hour period. The culprit behind these outages was AWS's NoSQL database DynamoDB, which was overwhelmed by metadata queries leading to substantial downtime affecting multiple AWS services (including AWS Elastic Compute Cloud [EC2] and AWS WorkSpaces). This is not the… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Sep 21, 2015
Codero CEO Emil Sayegh delivered the keynote address at the Telco Data Center Summit in Dallas, TX, last Wednesday. Sayegh’s keynote looked at hybrid hosting, the future of IT infrastructure, and set out to ask one simple question: Are you ready? IT as Service (ITaaS) has become more prominent recently due to the intense rate of change brought about by cloud computing, social media, and big data. These technologies must be rapidly integrated into modern enterprise, and that’s where ITaaS enters the picture and tries… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Sep 3, 2015
One of the biggest stories of the past few weeks is the recent breach of affair-oriented dating site Ashley Madison. Hackers released the personal information of more than 37 million users, which has led to embarrassment, blackmail, and government investigations. Regardless of the moral position of a company like this, this kind of breach is an unprecedented disaster for any organization hosting sensitive information. Its entire business was built on the notion of secrecy; in the eyes of the public, it has failed miserably in… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Aug 7, 2015
The cloud has caused a revolution in the technology market and has upended the way businesses roll out applications, aggregate and process data, and more. When talking about cloud application, platform development, and adoption, it all comes down to value. Visionary tech leaders are the ones introducing the cloud to their businesses, as they understand its real-world implications and application. Cloud innovation is identifiable in distinct development phases that start with ideas and roll into production. These same leaders are the ones called upon, once… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Jul 17, 2015
Codero is thrilled to announce the launch of the latest installation of the Codero Cloud in our state-of-the-art Dallas data center. This launch marks the next generation of our cloud infrastructure, which is powered by 100% solid-state drives and is the only On-Demand Hybrid Cloud in the world. That means you’ll experience high-end performance for any new application or website you launch, which is always a requirement. In addition to launching the newest Codero Cloud environment, Codero has taken the step to make the Codero… Read More
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Jun 4, 2015
Moore’s Law states that “over the history of computing hardware, the number of transistors in a dense integrated circuit has doubled approximately every two years.” While this sentiment mainly applies to the processing power of computers, the same type of pattern can be seen in the world of data growth and storage. The amount of data being generated today is enormous! By 2020, it’s expected to reach 40,000 exabytes (EB), which is more than 5.2 TB of data per person on the planet! That’s a… Read More
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Apr 3, 2015
Just about every major platform and company today has an API that lets other users build on their platform. You can see it in effect all over the web -- many sites (like Yelp, Twitter, Google adn Facebook) offer APIs to allow for developers to incorporate functionality within into their page to enhance your experience on their site. There are some drawbacks to relying too heavily on APIs when developing a site or app, though. Many companies have realized this, and have moved to versioning… Read More
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Feb 17, 2015
Every day, IT organizations across the world are looking to implement better management approaches, more consistent IT practices and better processes. The need to leverage IT and development knowledge to improve overall organizational productivity has become critical to compete in the ever-changing data driven economy. Enter DevOps You could say DevOps is a direct response to the interdependence of software development and IT operations. Specifically, the resulting inefficiencies of silo'ing IT and software development can be costly. DevOps aims to help organizations rapidly produce software… Read More