1 01, 2020

What A Decade It Has Been!

By |2020-01-01T15:39:49+00:00January 1st, 2020|General|0 Comments

Last night, I sat and looked back at the past one and thought to myself, boy, what a decade it has been! It was the hardest one that I lived through, especially considering that at one point, I didn't expect to at all! Quite a few major events happened in the last decade that affected [...]

2 12, 2019

Solo.io: It’s All About Abstraction

By |2019-12-02T11:25:43+00:00December 2nd, 2019|Cloud, Cloud Field Day, Tech Field Day|0 Comments

There has been a major shift in how applications are developed, tested and deployed in recent years. Such is the need for speed in today's fast-paced product release cycle that in addition to development methodologies, it has also changed the architecture in which they are deployed. Transition to this new development paradigm will be gradual [...]

21 10, 2019

LucidLink Filespaces: It’s Object Storage But Not As You Know It

By |2019-10-21T17:23:23+01:00October 21st, 2019|Cloud, Cloud Field Day, Storage, Tech Field Day|0 Comments

Object storage is plentiful, durable and cheap. That makes it the ideal storage mechanism for long-term or archive storage. In fact, it's so cost-efficient that many traditional storage appliances, primarily targetted at on-premises environments, also make use of object-based storage to achieve cost-efficiencies. With all this data stored on object storage and on a cloud [...]

29 07, 2019

Automation Anywhere: Robotic Process Automation (RPA) for Everyone

By |2019-07-29T17:03:56+01:00July 29th, 2019|Cloud, Tech Field Day|0 Comments

I vividly remember the days when there was absolutely no integration between software products from the same company, let alone different companies. Automation has progressed a huge amount since then and companies are keen to expose the functionality of their software products through standard interfaces, most commonly being REST API. While those interfaces have helped [...]

25 06, 2019

Tech Field Day (#TFD19): A Heads-Up

By |2019-06-25T16:21:07+01:00June 25th, 2019|Cloud, Storage, Tech Field Day|0 Comments

I am honoured to be invited to attend Tech Field Day 19 this week. For those who don't know, Tech Field Day is a set of events hosted by Stephen Foskett and his team, where technology vendors get together with techies/bloggers/engineers of their field and have focussed discussions around their products and why they've produced the best [...]

25 02, 2019

The Cloud Migration Journey Series

By |2019-04-08T09:02:56+01:00February 25th, 2019|Cloud, Migration|0 Comments

Recently, I've been writing a series of posts on the journey to cloud migration and they're being published on OrangeMatter. Being on a different site, you might be missing out so here's a quick post to keep track of them all. I'll update this post with links as they are published. There will be six [...]

31 12, 2018

My Review of 2018

By |2018-12-31T12:14:57+00:00December 31st, 2018|General|0 Comments

We all enjoy the festivities that the last month brings but it's also a time for reflection. One hopes that the coming year will bring more opportunities and happiness. But in order to improve in the following year, one has to review the past one. Even if that review reveals a couple of things to [...]

27 11, 2018

AWS re:Invent 2018 – Latest Announcements – Part II

By |2018-11-27T10:33:04+00:00November 27th, 2018|AWS|0 Comments

You might have already seen Part I of this post. Here are the rest of the announcements: Storage Intelligent Tiering and Cost Optimisation for Amazon S3 For many years, we've been used to storage tiering and in general, the idea is that hot data is placed on faster and more accessible storage and data that [...]