Category: IaaS and PaaS

IaaS and PaaS
Kubernetes and Infrastructure as Code

It is best to use a managed Kubernetes service.  EKS in AWS or similar would be preferable for most companies, given the inherent cost and complexity in trying to manage Kubernetes clusters and nodes yourself. 

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Application Transformation
API LifeCycle Management, a summary

API and REST standards allowed an easier exchange of data and system connectivity.  This has propelled the rise of containers, and Kubernetes, in which applications are broken down into smaller services.  REST APIs are one

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IaaS and PaaS
iCaaS and APIs – System Integration

iCaaS or Integration Capability as a Service For large enterprises, integrating platforms is time-consuming and difficult.  Usually APIs are used based on REST, and whilst effective, the APIs need to be created, managed, documented and

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data centre cloud
IaaS and PaaS
Cloud Infrastructure & Data Center Architecture

The Cloud infrastructure is built on Servers, SAN and VM.  Cloud vendors will deploy largely similar infrastructure in order to facilitate Cloud deployments and scalability.  This could include hardware federation and federating VMs.  A very

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Hybrid architecture
IaaS and PaaS
Cloud Availability and Capacity Characteristics

Key characteristics of a truly cloud-enabled environment include: Multi-tenancy, Redundancy, Failover, Availability, Capacity [of the underlying hardware and metal and VMs]; along with Security.  Client expectations are that the system will be available 99.99% or

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Virtualized Computing and Cloud Attributes
IaaS and PaaS
Virtualization: a key Cloud Characteristic

VM TEMPLATES One of the critical time-savers and benefits of using VM or hypervisor technology is the ability to define one or more VM images. These machine images, also called VM templates, are preconfigured images of the

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on premise data centers vs cloud computing
IaaS and PaaS
VM, Virtualization & Migrating to the Cloud

Virtualization There are several types of virtualization technologies ranging from servers to networks and storage. Virtualization is an essential tool in setting up cloud computing, automated service provisioning, distributed computing, and portability of cloud services.

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