Nowadays, many IT specialists swear by the cloud. Insisting – and rightfully so, if you care about my opinion – that moving their company’s infrastructure there, has had a huge – positive – impact on their business evolution. With a Managed Service Provider or sans one.»
If you want to know the secret to a comprehensive DevOps evolution it’s simple. Literally.»
To say we live in exciting times is an understatement. In the midst of a digital transformation, today we live in a world where you can do most of your everyday activities using your mobile phone.»
In case you did not realize it, cloud is the new black. But in order facilitate a successful implementation of managed cloud computing, then automation needs to be your friend.»
“They don’t make ‘em like they used to,” is a phrase we often hear from people complaining about perceived lower quality of today’s products and services.»
Fail to plan, plan to fail. Or so the old adage goes. And that concept is never more relevant when we are talking about choosing the right high availability tactics to handle workloads on the AWS cloud.»
We’re going to make this one short and sweet. If you want to truly streamline your IT operations then there are fewer better and more efficient ways to do it than cloud automation. Period.»
Last time on this space we met the first half of the dynamic duo of cloud computing, DevOps. It’s time to meet the second half.»
What’s the most important and sensitive job in any organization? We might be slightly biased here but how about managing the IT infrastructure? It has to be right up there at the very top of the list.»
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.»
So, stack. Ever found yourself on the road to nowhere with your startup’s Stack? You’re definitely not the first and certainly won’t be the last. The question you need to ask is, why are you doing this to yourself?»
Summer time and the living is easy. At least that’s the way things should be at this time of year, right?
Wrong. It’s usually the season when there’s ample surfing (on the web that is), as well as new apps, software updates and IoT devices all stretching the limits of your Stack and IT system.»
In the beginning there was the lone systems administrator.
He (for it was almost always a he) drank a lot of coffee, played a lot of PC games in the office, and knew all those arcane command line incantations to make your infrastructure work.
Problem is, he was a single point of failure, being the only person who understood your system scripts and the ad-hoc and informal ways in which your servers where setup.»