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DevOps

Cloud Anxiety


When electric vehicles leapt out from the shadows and into the light of day, pundits and contrarians latched on to a perceived fatal flaw in their design: a limited range of travel on a single charge. It began in earnest with the Chevy Volt, …


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DevOps

Getting the On-Prem Part of Hybrid Cloud Right


In my previous articles, I’ve looked at the challenges and decisions people face when undertaking digital transformation and transitioning to a hybrid cloud model of IT operation. Whether it’s using public cloud infrastructure or changing operations to leverage containers and microservices, we all know …


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Networks

Head in the Sand About Cloud: Part 3


In my first post in this series, I introduced an online discussion that sparked a few ideas for me about ways in which some IT professionals have developed poor responses to common situations. In that post, I looked at what may be lurking underneath …



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DevOps

Readiness Actions Before Cloud Migration


Migration to the cloud is just like a house move. The amount of preparation done before the move determines how smoothly the move goes. Similarly, there are many technical and non-technical actions that can be taken to make a move to the cloud successful …



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DevOps

How to Slide Into Cloud


The most difficult step in any organization’s journey to the cloud is the first one: where do you start? You’ve watched the industry slowly adopt cloud computing over the last decade, but when you look at your on-premises data center, you can’t conceptualize how …



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DevOps

21st Century Application Development


There’s a revolution underway with application deployment, and you may or may not be aware of it. We’re seeing a move by businesses to adopt technology the large public cloud providers have been using for many years, and that trend is only going to …