Azure container instances arrive

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I love containers. You love containers. We all love containers. But, if you ever tried to run your programs on Microsoft Azure, you had a problem. It wasn’t easy to run Docker-style containers, a native Linux technology, on Azure. Oh, it could be done, but it was work. Now, with Azure Container Instances (ACI), it’s […]

Everything old is new again: Microservices

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If I told you about a software architecture in which components of an application provided services to other components via a communications protocol over a network you would say it was… Well, it depends. If you got your start programming in the 90s, you’d say I just defined a Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA). But, if you’re […]

What are cloud regions and availability zones?

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If you use a public cloud, you’ve used availability zones (AZ), but what are they really? How do they fit into regions anyway? Let’s go over the basics. First, a region is not an AZ. No, I know what you’ve been told, but it’s not. A region must have at least one AZ within it, […]

Red Hat’s system management tools join hands with its DevOps programs

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For years we’ve used older system management tools such as Ivanti LANDESK, Kaseya VSA and  Dynatrace Application Monitoring. They’re still great, but as we move to the cloud, containers and continuous integration and development (CI/CD) DevOps programs such as Puppet, Chef and SaltStack have risen in importance. Red Hat, a leading business Linux distributor, has a foot […]

Why patients need healthcare organisations to move to the cloud

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By Ben Bridgewater, MD, and Guy Lucchi It seems these days that you can’t walk through an airport or get through an advertising break on the television without someone extolling the virtues of cloud migration. Cloud technology has been embraced by many organisations in some form or other. Healthcare lags behind. The delivery of health […]

Viaggio nelle politiche digitali: la tabella di marcia della trasformazione

Se osserviamo le tre zone principali di cambiamento che ho risaltato nel mio ultimo articolo — posti di lavoro moderni e collaborativi, infrastrutture di Cloud ibrido e il servizio integrato di gestione — salta alla vista un modello d’adozione: Primo passo — Spostare il nucleo su piattaforme cloud per ridurre sostanzialmente i costi. Utilizzare il […]

Is the end of the traditional data center in sight?

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We all know that the cloud is growing at the expense of server rooms and data centers. But Cisco predicts in its Cisco Global Cloud Index that by 2021 “hyperscale data centers” will represent 53 percent of all installed data center servers. For hyperscale, read cloud data centers and you see the future as Cisco sees […]

Hoja de ruta hacia el gobierno digital

Observando las tres áreas de cambio descritas en anteriores posts; espacios de trabajo modernos, infraestructura de nube híbrida y gestión integrada de servicios, podemos reconocer el mismo patrón de adopción, en tres pasos: Paso 1: Cambiar los factores de la ecuación y llevar el núcleo de las TI hacia  plataformas Cloud, para reducir sustancialmente los […]

Gouvernement : en route vers la transformation numérique

En analysant les trois champs d’étude de mon précédent billet, à savoir les plateformes de travail collaboratif, l’infrastructure de cloud hybride et la gestion intégrée des services, je préconise l’adoption du schéma suivant : Étape 1 – Refactorisez et déplacez le noyau de l’infrastructure vers des plateformes cloud pour réduire considérablement les coûts. Utilisez le capital […]

2018, el año de la “re-plataformación”

Con este terrible palabro (“replatform” en inglés americano) al proceso que vive la empresa actual, de adaptarse a los cambios del mercado a gran velocidad, y que va a llegar a su punto álgido en este 2018 que comienza. Responde a la necesidad de ganar productividad y tomar mejores decisiones, gracias a la información que […]