Category Archives: Technical Education

Paraklesys provides a technical education in a variety of IT related disciplines through  consulting services and our company blog.

What You Don’t Know About IaaS

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) As many of you know, cloud computing is today's go-to technology.  The three major categories Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) represent the basic offerings.  Cloud technology has been around for more than 10 years, but there still exists a lack…
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Hands On With EC2 and Microsoft Windows Server

Get Some Free Hands-on with EC2 and Server 2012 This video provides some very good information on how to work with Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) service.  It does have a good bit of Amazon propaganda at the beginning, but there is value for those who are unfamiliar with the platform.  You'll learn about much…
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Utilizing the Amazon Web Services API

Amazon Web Services API - Easier To Use Than Expected I found that many readers want to acquire information on PaaS (Platform as a Service) offerings.  Admittedly, I too want to get the inside scoop.  While grovelling for info on Amazon Web Services, I ran into Michael Wittag's article on Cloud Zone about using the…
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Cloud Computing Disruption

Cloud Computing Disruption Trends For The Next 10 Years This is a very good read on the future state of cloud computing by Brain Gracely at Wikibon.  This post includes some very fact filled infographics on the various aspects of the cloud computing industry.  It is definitely well worth the time spent to absorb this…
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Choosing the Application Server That Best Suits Your Needs And Pocketbook

Which Java Application Server Is Best for Your Company? If you're looking to deploy an application server, it can be a challenging experience attempting to choose the product that will best suit your needs and pocketbook.  Here are a couple of resources that can assist you with wading through the hype from all the propaganda…
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Google partners with Udacity to teach about Android app development

New Google Android App Development Strategy Udacity is an online learning site offering tech industry related courses.  What's so special about Udacity's courses, is that they are developed in collaboration with some of the top companies in the software world.  Students benefit directly from the experience of companies like Google, Facebook, and Salesforce.  The model…
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Information Technology Education

IT Education:  Increase Your Knowledge and Understanding The Information Technology (IT) field is an arena of constantly changing concepts.  Many of which are manifested in the form of products and services that, for some, are easy to understand and work with. However, for many others, just the phrase IT represents complete confusion.  Our Technology Education…
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Public, Private & Hybrid Cloud Explained | Visual.ly

Understand What Cloud Technology Is All About If you are having a hard time with understanding the Cloud, please take a moment and review this excellent infographic by Sam Turner on Visual.ly.  I wass really impressed with the way Public, Private and Hybrid Cloud was explained with such definition.  At Paraklesys, we endeavor to help…
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High-Availability guidelines and VMware HA best practices

Guidelines and Best Practices for HA There are many ways to provide high availability with any particular solution.  At Paraklesys, we work with many different types of solutions that provide reliability and high availability.  This article written by Elias Khnaser at SearchDisasterRecovery, is a very well written informational on this subject.  It has some very…
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