5 ways your cloud migration may fail—and 5 ways to succeed

For most companies, migrating to the cloud is no longer a question of if but when. By moving applications to the cloud, you can improve security, data access, scalability, and IT flexibility, just for starters. Moving to the cloud can also save you money. However, be forewarned: Not all cloud deployments go smoothly. Migrations often… Continue reading 5 ways your cloud migration may fail—and 5 ways to succeed

‘Containerize everything’ is lazy cloud architecture

According to Grand View Research, and pretty much every other IT research firm: “The global application container market size was valued at USD 1.5 billion in 2018 and is expected to register a CAGR of 26.5% from 2019 to 2025.” You don’t have to read an analyst report to see the growth in containers. Almost… Continue reading ‘Containerize everything’ is lazy cloud architecture

‘Containerize everything’ is a lazy cloud architect’s approach

According to Grand View Research, and pretty much every other IT research firm: “The global application container market size was valued at USD 1.5 billion in 2018 and is expected to register a CAGR of 26.5% from 2019 to 2025.” You don’t have to read an analyst report to see the growth in containers. Almost… Continue reading ‘Containerize everything’ is a lazy cloud architect’s approach

Native or non-native? Choosing a cloud integration solution

Data integration solutions come in one of three categories. First there’s old school data integration solutions created in the 1990s from the EAI movement, now expanded to include public cloud computing domains. Second, newer cloud-based iPaaS (integration platforms as a service) solutions built from the ground up as on-demand integration servers hosted on the open… Continue reading Native or non-native? Choosing a cloud integration solution

Pulumi infrastructure-as-code tool adds .NET language support

Pulumi has added .NET language support to its open source tool for Kubernetes and cloud provisioning and management. The Pulumi infrastructure-as-code tool now allows developers to declaratively provision cloud infrastructure using Microsoft .NET languages.  With Pulumi, developers can use .NET languages including C#, VB.NET, and F# to declaratively provision infrastructure on AWS, Azure, Google Cloud… Continue reading Pulumi infrastructure-as-code tool adds .NET language support

Choosing between native and non-native cloud integration systems

Data integration solutions come in one of three categories. First there’s old school data integration solutions created in the 1990s from the EAI movement, now expanded to include public cloud computing domains. Second, newer cloud-based iPaaS (integration platforms as a service) solutions built from the ground up as on-demand integration servers hosted on the open… Continue reading Choosing between native and non-native cloud integration systems