Amazon finds more efficient cloud computing solution

Source- digitaljournal.com To improve its cloud-based computing services, Amazon is to deploy an ARM-based Graviton processor. The e-commerce giant says this will lead to cost savings of up 45 per cent for “scale-out” services. Amazon is the world’s biggest player in cloud computing. This is delivered via Amazon Web Services (AWS), which is the company’s $27-billion cloud business. AWS on-demand cloud computing platforms to individuals, companies and governments, on a paid subscription basis. The reason behind Amazon changing the technology behind

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Hybrid Cloud Computing Emerges as Next Big IT Management Challenge

Source- itbusinessedge.com Going into 2019, it’s apparent that a major challenge facing IT leaders will be to bring the cost of cloud computing under control. While cloud computing, in theory, reduces the cost of IT, it turns out that the operational complexity of supporting multiple cloud computing platforms alongside existing on-premises IT environments has become quite expensive. IT leaders clearly need to bring some order to the cloud computing chaos. A recent report from International Data Corp. (IDC) highlights the extent of the

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We Must Find A Way To Defy Data Gravity In The Cloud

Source- forbes.com The IT industry is in the midst of a transformational era in terms of how we treat data.  At Moor Insights & Strategy we have discussed countless the times forces that are driving the need for a data strategy, how that need is deeply impacted by real-time analytics, and how data has escaped the data center and is now spread from edge to cloud. The world of IT today is one of hybrid and multi-clouds. IT deploys workloads to the public cloud

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Grow rapidly into a continuous delivery pipeline

Source- searchitoperations.techtarget.com If the only thing colourful about your deployments is the language, evaluate canary and blue/green environments. One application engineering team found that continuous delivery (CD) makes the rapid-fire updates to a high volume of microservices orderly and manageable. But to truly reap the benefits, they must find ways to minimize the blast radius of live code and to catch and roll back anything that mars user experience (UX). Ibotta, a Denver-based mobile rewards app provider, adopted a continuous delivery

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DevOps is Now in the Driver’s Seat to Innovate and Win

Source- dqindia.com NetApp, the data authority for hybrid cloud, announced updates to Trident, its automated provisioner solving the persistent storage challenge for containers, a new verified architecture for Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform on NetApp HCI, as well as enhanced flexibility for DevOps on both NetApp Cloud Volumes for Google Cloud Platform and NetApp Cloud Volumes for AWS. The announcement follows NetApp’s recent acquisition of StackPointCloud, an advanced Kubernetes-as-a-service platform that directly supports the application orchestration capabilities across clouds. Following the acquisition, NetApp launched

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Best Practices for Your SaaS Laravel Application on AWS

Source – devops.com It is not easy to subsist in a modern cloud ecosystem. However, there are solid principles that will help you to build a perfect AWS architecture for your Laravel application, including the 12-factor methodology, design applications with a stateless approach and decoupling service components. I’m sure you are adopting many of these principles already. However, I will cover merely the relevant to the AWS Laravel architecture and AWS Auto Scaling to maximize infrastructure robustness. 12-Factor App Methodology Key

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The DevOps hiring process should be audition-based

Source – techtarget.com Back when typists were in demand, companies administered tests for secretarial jobs. If you could prove you had the skill to type X number of words per minute without error, you got the job; hence the term, skilled labor. The testing process is similarly straightforward for bus drivers or professional musicians. You take a driving test. You audition for the orchestra. This practice doesn’t quite work for every occupation. How does a hospital determine the competence of a prospective

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OverOps Brings Machine Learning to DevOps

Source – devops.com OverOps has launched a namesake platform employing machine learning algorithms to capture data from an IT environment that identify potential issues before a DevOps team decides to promote an application into production. Company CTO Tal Weiss said the OverOps Platform is unique in that, rather than relying on log data, it combines static and dynamic analysis of code as it executes to detect issue. That data then can be accessed either via dashboards or shared with other tools via an

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Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.6 Boosts Multicloud DevOps Capabilities

Source – eweek.com Red Hat is updating its Ansible Engine technology with the new 2.6 release that became generally available on July 17. New features in Ansible Engine 2.6 support automation across multicloud application deployments. Enhanced networking features in Ansible now make it easier for organizations to support different types of software-defined networking (SDN). In addition, Red Hat has boosted support for Microsoft Windows environments in the new Ansible update. “There are a few all-new capabilities in Ansible that are focused

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Successfully Integrating DevOps while Deploying Cloud Applications

Source – devops.com Transforming to a high-performance DevOps environment can provide competitive advantages, but it requires change—and that doesn’t come easily to most organizations. DevOps requires cultural changes that are inherent to automating previously manual tasks: They are perhaps intimidating to those involved and they require flexibility and enterprisewide buy-in to get right. Furthering these people-side transformational complications are cloud application deployments, creating a need for enterprises to deliver innovative technologies and services with greater speed and quality—without hits to reliability

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