Eiad Al-Aqqad

Clouds are Like Babies

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By: Kurt Milne While preparing for the Datamation Google+ hangout about hybrid cloud with Andi Mann and David Linthicum that took place last week, I referred to Seema Jethani’s great presentation from DevOps Days in Mountain View. Her presentation theme, “Clouds are Like Babies,” was brilliant: Each cloud is a little different, does things its Read more...
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Automated Deployment and Testing Big ‘Hairball’ Application Stacks

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By: Venkat Gopalakrishnan What changes when you automate provisioning of complex, business-critical application stacks? Many good things, as it turns out. As the director of IT Operations in VMware’s corporate IT team, I’m responsible for our portfolio of 140 enterprise applications. Some of these applications are mission critical and power the most important value chain Read more...
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CloudOps at VMworld – Operations Transformation Track

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VMworld, taking place August 25th through August 29th in San Francisco, is the virtualization and cloud computing event of the year. The Operations Transformation track offers 21 sessions designed to share real-world lessons learned about the changing IT Operations landscape in the Cloud era. Self-service provisioning, automation, tenant operations, hybrid cloud and SDDC architectures are Read more...