Modernize Applications: The Application Platform

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By Tom Hite, Sr. Director, PS Emerging Technology; Emad Benjamin, Sr. Director, Chief Technologist for Cloud Application Platforms; Cameron Haight, VP & CTO, Americas; Roman Tarnavski, Principal Architect Leaders in information technology get barraged daily by assertions they must modernize applications or face a likely business downfall. Indeed Gartner notes that “to compete with top performers, application leaders must Read more...

Infrastructure Sub-Systems of an IoT Solution

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In the IoT Single Point of View whitepaper, we looked at the key foundational decisions for successfully implementing an Internet of Things (IoT) solution. In this blog, we’ll break down the high level architecture in the infrastructure plane. This is one part of the Deployment Architecture foundational decision as highlighted in the whitepaper. An IoT solution by Read more...

How We View Consumption When Designing Services: Self-Managed or As-a-Service

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By Neeraj Arora, Staff Consulting Architect, Professional Services Engineering/Emerging Technology The terms “Public Cloud”, “Private Cloud” and “Hybrid Cloud” need no explanation. We’ve come to know them to represent placement and operating models. By extension, these terms also reference financial or commercial ownership of the cloud providing infrastructure, product or software services. We believe that Read more...

Observability in Multi-Cloud Systems

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By Tom Hite, Sr. Director, Professional Services Emerging Technology and Tom Scanlan, Architect, Professional Services Emerging Technology Many modern software applications operate across multiple clouds, giving rise to the need for broad operating patterns, such as the six sevens. As that pattern notes, a significant challenge many face is understanding the true operating state of the Read more...

Site Reliability Engineering in VMware Environments

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Kevin Lees Field Chief Technologist for IT Operations Transformation   Companies seeking to increase velocity and reliability of solutions within their digital business should shift their software development efforts “further to the right” into infrastructure and operations (I&O) teams by adopting tenets of Site Reliability Engineering (SRE). The SRE ethos was conceived at Google to Read more...