Category: Cloud Design Goals

Cloud Design Goals
Data and Disk backup using RAID 0 and RAID 1

Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID) is a technology for storage units that offers a balanced flow and plenty of benefits, such as better fault tolerance, enhanced reliability, and high performance. It combines two or

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Cloud Design Goals
Backup and Recovery Use Cases Overview

Backup and Recovery is an important part of IT resilience.  Application and Platform owners need to work together to provide automation and tooling to allow us to back up data, images, code and configuration templates,

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Cloud Design Goals
Surviving Ransomware attacks

Understanding infrastructure ransomware Ransomware is a type of malware that targets anything it can get into — including backups — to steal or lock up as much data as quickly as possible. Data theft is

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Cloud Design Goals
Mainframe Virtualisation and the Cloudy

  Many large firms, especially Banks and Financial Institutions are moving to a Mainframe-Multi Cloud model of computing.  This is a long term effort still in train and includes the following stages:   multiple addresses

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Application Transformation
API Gateways vs a monolithic Service Bus

  APIs provide the standardized contract that was missing from the SOAP environment.  SOAP messaging and related protocols were used in the monolithic Service Bus Architecture or Enterprise Service Bus (ESB), in which device endpoints

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Cloud Design Goals
Disaster Recovery Patterns in AWS

There are four levels of DR protection in AWS. DR patterns: From least costly and complex to most.   1-Backup and restore. Admins typically choose this option for DR requirements such as minimizing data loss.

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Cloud Design Goals
Side Car Pattern for Containers

A common Cloud pattern especially with a container deployment model, is to use a side car in which we deploy components of an application into a separate process or container to provide isolation and encapsulation

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Cloud Design Goals
Cloud Native, some key ideas

Cloud native is a target model for most firms.  Cloud native refers to using the native services and API integrations, along with the platform’s native PaaS offerings (SDKs, databases, code build and deployment, IaC, CI-CD),

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