DevOps Part 2: Public Cloud and DevOps Tools Go Hand in Hand

In our previous post, we addressed the confusion that many people have about DevOps.  It’s more than just putting together two critical teams in your IT organization.  DevOps are tools that facilitate collaboration and communication between your development and operations teams, and automate the process of software delivery and infrastructure changes.  You can avoid human… Read more »

Contegix Acquires Cloud Service Provider BlackMesh

The following Press Release was issued today announcing our acquisition of BlackMesh, Inc. of Ashburn, VA.  BlackMesh’s advanced web content management capabilities, coupled with their federal security and compliance certifications, align very well with our existing portfolio of application management services designed for the DevOps community. We are very excited about the additional benefits this acquisition will allow us… Read more »

Contegix Welcomes Erin Yaeger

Contegix is pleased to announce the addition of Erin Yaeger to our Accounting team! Erin joined our St. Louis office this week as our Accounts Receivable Clerk.  Welcome, Erin!  We are thrilled to have you as part of the Contegix family.

DevOps Part 1: It’s More Than Teams

DevOps:  yet another buzzword everyone seems to be throwing around lately.  Just like any buzzword, there are many vague definitions, leaving people confused about what it really means. For example, you may be thinking, “My Development and Operations teams are working together, that’s DevOps.”  Not really. If you are thinking it is a people term,… Read more »

The Linux Kernel: Designed for High Performance Servers (3 of 4)

A critical component of all computer operating systems is memory management.  This component is also an integral piece of the Linux computer architecture that enables allocation of the physical memory available between multiple processes. Memory management structures and algorithms in different operating systems (such as Windows and Linux) have much in common (for example, facilitating… Read more »

Contegix Adds Phil Koen to Executive Board

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The following Press Release was issued today announcing a new addition to the Contegix executive board, Phil Koen.  Phil brings a great deal of knowledge and experience, both working in the industry and serving on other executive boards.  We are very fortunate to have another exceptional advisor on our board. Contegix adds Phil Koen to executive board… Read more »

A Close Look at AWS

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has become commonplace as the backbone of many businesses’ infrastructure and offers a variety of uses, including being a means for acquiring big data computing and software development. Enterprises and developers can use AWS to create, deploy, run, maintain, and keep track of applications in the cloud. This public cloud computing… Read more »

3 Reasons Why You Should Be Considering Hybrid Cloud

It seems like everyone is talking about hybrid cloud, a mixture of public, private and/or on premise clouds (in its simplest form).  But why do we hear that phrase so much? Is it all that it’s cracked up to be?  In a word, YES.  If constructed and implemented correctly, hybrid cloud can provide numerous advantages… Read more »

The Linux Kernel: Designed for High Performance Servers (2 of 4)

A simple definition of computer process management is the process by which the software platform, or operating system, allocates computer resources to application and operating system processes. For most applications, system processes are split into two distinct levels: the “kernel level processes” and the “system level processes”. The term “kernel level processes” refers to system… Read more »