With so many organizations gradually migrating their IT infrastructure to the Cloud these days – or even specifically engineering their products with Cloud deployment in mind, it’s not surprising that you may have considered going the same way at some point in the future. You may have thought that you will soon have to embrace digital transformation and what our digital era brings to the table. The benefits of doing so are, after all, numerous. And no matter if you want to move your existing systems to the Cloud, or establish there the backbone of your newly founded business from the beginning, the AWS platform is undoubtedly one of your best choices. Our topic is, of course, Amazon VPC.»
Join us for OpenStack’s 8th Birthday Celebrations!
It’s celebration time! OpenStack is turning 8 years old and if that doesn’t call for a grand get together of “Stackers” then we don’t know what does.»
IT infrastructure monitoring – aka, watch your stack!
Spring is well and truly in the air. Which means? This is a great time to make sure you’re IT infrastructure monitoring is running smoothly. No, really it is!»
Site reliability and why you should plan to fail in advance
“You have failed me for the last time.” If only Admiral Ozzel knew about site reliability engineering, aka SRE, and planning for failure, he may have been spared by Darth Vader.»
What to watch out for at the Sydney OpenStack Summit
G’day, mate. How are you going? You may be wondering why we’re talking like an Australian. Well Strewth! The truth is, we’re pretty excited about the upcoming OpenStack Summit in Sydney.»
Private, public or hybrid: how to choose the right cloud for your business
Your mind is made up. The tipping point is here. You want to switch to the cloud, but you’re not quite sure how to choose the right cloud for your business.»
Disaster Recovery on the Cloud
Business continuity is without doubt one of the most essential aspects a company faces. But how about in the cloud? We’ll be the first to admit that it’s a relatively new concept and as a result there’s a lot of hype and fanfare.
This comes par for the course with the buzz that exists around cloud computing in general. And with hype comes misinformation, misconceptions and the like. But what’s the truth behind all the pomp and circumstance?»
Private cloud: not just for the big boys
Private cloud. “This is not for me”. “It is too complicated and expensive”. “It’s only for large or corporate enterprises”. Right? Wrong.
The fact is that from the various types of organizations out there, it’s the small and medium-sized firms stand to reap the most benefits by switching to cloud. So what’s the problem? Why don’t they? Basically. it comes down to knowledge. Very few (and we mean very) understand how it can help their businesses.»
Stackmasters partners with tripsta to build their OpenStack cloud
Stackmasters, the European OpenStack experts and Managed Cloud services provider, today announced its ongoing partnership with one of the biggest online travel agencies in Europe, tripsta, to develop an OpenStack based private cloud and related processes.
The OpenStack based private cloud is going to host existing applications as well as to support the company’s software development teams to their cloud-native modern software architecture by leveraging open technology and efficient process models.»
Construction on Abstraction
From its humble beginnings in early 20th century to being our most essential infrastructure today, IT has come a long way. And it was mainly two techniques that helped it get where it is: ever increasing abstractions and a “divide and conquer” approach.»