A Developer’s Guide to Cloud Application Security

DAVID LINTHICUM |

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You’ve been tasked with creating new applications for the public cloud, or migrating existing applications. The problem is, there’s this intimidating IT security guy virtually hovering over you, arms folded, like action hero Dwayne Johnson. Take one wrong step and he’s ready to smack you down. If developing for the cloud weren’t intimidating enough, the pressure to deliver secure apps adds to the stress and worry. For better or worse these days, the burden of creating secure technology solutions — using the right approaches, models, and technology — belongs to developers.

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Private and public cloud solutions based on OpenStack are offered both as customised solutions for SMEs, such as the company’s Datacenter in a Box (DiaB) and Datacenter Container (DCC) products, as well as in the form of technology solutions for larger IT infrastructure players. Both business areas use Cloud&Heat’s innovative hot water direct cooling, which is highly efficient but also enables the re-use of the waste heat; water at a constant temperature of 60 degrees connects directly to building or district heating systems. Thereby, Cloud&Heat builds and operates the world's most energy- and cost-efficient data centres.

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