IDG Contributor Network: Cloud migration will drive devops adoption

If your company is doing a partial or complete cloud migration, you’ve probably reached that point when there’s something in your current infrastructure that you’re not satisfied with. There are many challenges present in environments that have mixed legacy and cloud applications, even if that state is just temporary. There are many challenges in these… Continue reading IDG Contributor Network: Cloud migration will drive devops adoption

How Arcadia Data brings self-service BI to the data lake

Priyank Patel is co-founder and chief product officer at Arcadia Data. Data has evolved over the years. Complex data structures, unstructured data, real-time processing, growing data volumes, and new varieties of data are all part of the evolution. Platforms have changed as well. “Schema-less,” real-time events, “schema-on-read,” and extract/load/discover/transform (ELDT) are now part of our… Continue reading How Arcadia Data brings self-service BI to the data lake

How to avoid the coming cloud complexity crisis

A cloud complexity crisis is going to happen. We’re adding hundreds of workloads to the cloud on a daily basis, standing up new databases, adding different types of compute and storage, and adding cloud-based networks—and doing all of this without taking down almost no existing on-premises resources. The end state will be too many resources… Continue reading How to avoid the coming cloud complexity crisis

When being cloud-native is a bad idea

It’s good to be cloud-native, or at least that’s what everyone is telling you. The idea is that you refactor (meaning partially recode) your applications to take advantage of the native features of the host cloud, such as its native APIs, storage systems, database systems, or security systems, depending on what that host cloud services… Continue reading When being cloud-native is a bad idea

Azure cloud migration guide: The tools to move your datacenter

Microsoft’s Azure cloud service has soared to become the No. 2 cloud provider behind Amazon Web Services, and although Microsoft will tell you it’s because of the breadth of Azure’s offerings, an undeniable appeal of the service is that it makes migration from on-premises systems straightforward, from both Microsoft products as well as third-party products… Continue reading Azure cloud migration guide: The tools to move your datacenter

IDG Contributor Network: 3 phases of Prometheus adoption

Having assisted hundreds of enterprises in developing a new visibility strategy as they move to Kubernetes, I’ve learned a few things about how organizations learn, evolve and adopt a new method of application observability. Open source is usually essential to developing this understanding. In the cloud-native monitoring world, Prometheus is widely considered the place to… Continue reading IDG Contributor Network: 3 phases of Prometheus adoption