Sunday, April 30, 2017

cloud: Azure Software-Defined Networking

Networking innovations that drive the cloud disruption | Blog | Microsoft Azure

Enterprise Corporate Network

link from: Azure podcast Episode 176 - Networking Discussion

ebook: Monitoring Distributed Systems (Google)

Monitoring Distributed Systems

free excerpt from:
Monitoring Distributed Systems - O'Reilly Media
"Monitoring is an essential part of a modern production system. If you can’t monitor a service, you don’t know what’s happening, and if you’re blind to what’s happening, your service can’t be reliable.
Author Rob Ewaschuk explains basic principles and best practices that he and other members of Google’s Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) teams use for building successful monitoring and alerting systems."

China's Solar Industry

China's Day In The Sun And The Future Of The Solar Industry | On Point
"China wants to, in effect, own the sun. It is now absolutely dominant in solar panel manufacturing. Its driven prices down and down. Price-wise, solar energy can now outcompete fossil-fueled electricity in the Middle East."

In this Oct. 9, 2015, file photo, solar panels are seen near the power grid in northwestern China's Ningxia Hui autonomous region. (Ng Han Guan/AP)

China solar, wind to attract $780 billion investment by 2030 - research report | Reuters

FILE PHOTO: Wind turbines and solar panels are seen at a wind and solar energy storage and transmission power station from State Grid Corporation of China, in Zhangjiakou of Hebei province, China, March 18, 2016. REUTERS/Jason Lee/File Photo