Tag: cloud


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DevOps

Important Actions After Cloud Migration


Cloud migration follows the same principles as any other complex task. With methodical planning and appropriate preparation, it can be a smooth and painless experience. While “divide and conquer” can have negative connotations, it’s a popular technique in computer science and can be applied …


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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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Networks

Head in the Sand About Cloud: Part 2


Last month I started an analysis about an argument… I mean a “passionate discussion” on social media. My goal in this series is to use that conversation as a framework to explore and solve some sub-optimal thinking patterns that I’ve seen in both beginners …


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DevOps

To Cloud or Not to Cloud?


There’s a question I’m sure is keeping some IT managers and CTOs up at night. How do you know when it’s right to move a workload to the cloud? And when you finally make the decision to migrate, how do you choose the best location for …


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DevOps

Cloud Migration Is No Drama – Or Is It?


Great! You’ve made the decision to migrate to the cloud. What should be the first step towards that goal? The answer is: defining a cloud migration team that understands the vision, has skilled members to carry out required tasks, and is available to contribute …


Podcast

Tech Talks: Migrating to the Cloud — SolarWinds TechPod 001


It can be a struggle to find the right mix of services for applications and any technology professional with portions of their workloads in someone else’s data center is going to need a game plan. Join Microsoft advocate Phoummala Schmitt and host Alex Navarro as they discuss …


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DevOps

The DevOps Slide: Shift to the Left


A culture of collaborative and continuous learning. Transparent knowledge sharing. Agile methods and automation as a means of accelerating innovation. Building good software. These are some of the core tenets of DevOps. Day in and day out, DevOps teams can expect to drive application …