Infrastructure

March 26, 2019
The Dos and Don’ts of DevOps premium
While there has been a steady increase in the adoption of DevOps in the federal government – 75% of CIOs report that their organizations are now adopting it – many public sector organizations struggle to adapt to the DevOps culture. Challenges to Using DevOps in the Public Sector According to the 2017 Federal CIO Survey, […]
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Government Writer
March 26, 2019
Simplify your Agency’s Database Migrations and Upgrades premium
If you’re worried about your next database migration or upgrade, you’re not alone. A survey revealed that 90% of DBAs are worried too. It’s not surprising, these projects are a serious source of stress and must be performed speedily and with minimal downtime. There are several reasons why migration projects fail. Typical pitfalls include: 1. […]
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Government Writer
October 11, 2018
Taming the Ever-Expanding Network premium
Federal IT pros understand the challenge agencies face in trying to manage an ever-growing, increasingly complex network environment. While federal IT networks are becoming more distributed—with more devices being added all the time—the demand for security and availability is increasing as well. Yes, at some point new technologies may make networking easier and more secure; […]
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Why Automation is Critical for Managing the Government’s Largest Networks premium
Government networks are some of the largest in the world. Ensuring these mission-critical infrastructures are optimized for automation and performance—particularly in today’s increasingly complex hybrid IT environments—is quite a tall order. How do federal IT pros ensure the high availability required? How do they connect faults to performance, and make direct connections between networks, systems, […]
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Active Directory’s Attack Surface is Huge – Here’s How to Find a Threat Needle in its Log Haystack premium
Microsoft Active Directory is a critical tool that helps system administrators manage user privileges and secure their IT infrastructure, yet Active Directory presents several security challenges. Most problematic is that Active Directory’s attack surface is huge. Targets for attack include every domain name user account, admin and security group, domain controller, backup, admin workstation, and […]
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A Civil Engineering Love Match: How InfraWorks and Civil 3D Come Together premium
If you currently use Autodesk’s flagship civil engineering design software, AutoCAD Civil 3D, you may have heard about its close cousin, InfraWorks. InfraWorks is an infrastructure design software that supports BIM processes and helps designers and engineers work in infrastructure projects in a real-world context using cloud capabilities. InfraWorks originally started life as Autodesk Infrastructure […]
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Autodesk Tech Writer
10 Things Your Facilities Management Team Can Do to Rock in the Field premium
The use of building information modeling (BIM) data by building owners and facilities managers is on the rise, a survey by DLT partner, IMAGINiT Technologies reveals. Compared to 2016, the percentage of owners integrating BIM data into facilities management (FM) systems has increased by almost 9%. Yet challenges remain. Many organizations aren’t prepared or equipped […]
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Autodesk Tech Writer
February 19, 2018
LiDAR Reveals Hidden Mayan “Megalopolis” Blowing Minds and Old-School Thinking premium
Archeological surveys in untouched areas are tricky at the best of times. Vegetation and trees must be disturbed, heavy equipment is brought in, and the results can still prove inconclusive or fruitless. But thanks to laser technology, that’s all changing. LiDAR (aka Light Detection and Ranging technology) is helping archeologists champion scientific research without disturbing […]
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Autodesk Tech Writer
February 2, 2018
New Autodesk Platform Sees BIM Shift from “Modeling to “Information” Phase premium
A few years ago, Autodesk launched its cloud strategy. A commitment to bring cloud-based solutions to all of its vertical industry offerings. A core cloud offering, BIM 360 is a cloud-based design collaboration tool for the building and construction. It represents a shift from the “modeling” to the “information” phase of BIM – Autodesk calls […]
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Autodesk Tech Writer
Easily Evaluate Vehicle Movements on Your Next Transportation or Site Design Project premium
When it comes to transportation and site design projects, they all have one thing in common – when finished they need to accommodate a variety of different vehicles, from cars to fire trucks, airplanes to school buses. As a result, it’s important that these vehicle maneuvers be analyzed and incorporated throughout the entire design process. […]
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Autodesk Tech Writer