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 »

Preventing and/or Recovering from WannaCry Ransomware Attack

You don’t want to be a casualty of any ransomware threat, including WannaCry. This cyberattack hit over 300,000 computers in 150 countries. Most of the victims were in Asia, although systems in Europe and the United States were also affected. Consider yourself lucky if you did not boot up to a screen that demanded a $300… Read more »

Public Cloud: Are You Risking Security?

Cloud computing offers many benefits for businesses and consumers, however, many businesses worry that using the public cloud to store their data could open them up to security risks. Thankfully, the public cloud does not pose the same security risks today as it did in its early years. Let’s take a look at the potential… Read more »

Contegix Welcomes Owen Walker

Contegix is pleased to announce the addition of Owen Walker to our team. Owen joined the support team as an Engineer and began his new role today.

Contegix Welcomes Adam Glover

Contegix is pleased to announce the addition of Adam Glover to our team. Adam joined the support team last week as our newest Engineer.