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+00:00October 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+00:00July 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 02, 2019

The Cloud Migration Journey Series

By |2019-04-08T09:02:56+00:00February 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 [...]

19 11, 2018

Cost-Optimised EC2 Fleet with Auto-Scaling

By |2018-11-19T09:35:25+00:00November 19th, 2018|AWS, Cloud|0 Comments

Late last week, I noticed this blog by Jeff Barr and almost jumped with joy. I am blogging about it today to ensure you don't miss it as it's a significant capability in terms of cost reduction for many auto-scaled applications deployed on the AWS platform. Why? We all know spot instances are brilliant when [...]

22 08, 2018

Aviatrix – Cloud Networking Made Easy

By |2018-08-23T10:01:28+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Cloud, Cloud Field Day, Networking, Strategy, Tech Field Day|2 Comments

Aviatrix Systems presented their product "Aviatrix" at Cloud Field Day 4. For those who don't know, they are all about multi-cloud networking and automation of it. Their aim is to simplify cloud networking for hybrid scenarios in a secure and scalable way. Major public clouds like AWS, Azure and Google are already supported and support [...]