Cloud computing is the most significant technology development of our lifetimes. It has made countless new businesses possible and presents a massive opportunity for large enterprises to innovate like startups and retire decades of technical debt. But making the most of the cloud requires much more from enterprises than just a technology change. Stephen Orban … Continue reading Ahead in the Cloud: Best Practices for Navigating the Future of Enterprise IT
Published at techblog.netflix.com on July 19, 2011, Netflix explain a tool that randomly disables their production instances to make sure to survive a failure. With an army of 7 kinds of "soldiers" everyone have a specific job: Latency Monkey induces artificial delays in our RESTful client-server communication layer to simulate service degradation and measures if upstream … Continue reading All the systems need a Simian Army
The best solution to migrate your infrastructures to a public cloud is IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions. With three flavors, IBM offer the possibility to integrate your Data Center in hybrid environment easily and fast. You can select from: VMware vCenter Server on IBM Cloud: Standardized compute virtualization service that combines IBM Cloud bare metal … Continue reading IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions (Summary)
New interesting report of Gartner about cloud services: Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud Infrastructure Managed Service Providers, Worldwide. Enjoy!!!
Windows can only show a limited number of Overlay Icons (15 total, 11 after what Windows uses). Programs like Office Groove, Dropbox, Mozy, Carbonite, etc, will hijack a bunch of the 11 possible overlay icons (boy would it be nice if Microsoft upped the number of these as the number of applications that use them … Continue reading TortoiseSVN icons not showing up under Windows 7
The IBM cloud Catalog provide three flavors of DB2 Database: The description of every option is: Db2 Hosted: IBM Db2 Hosted lets you run Db2 with full administrative access on cloud infrastructure. It eliminates the cost, complexity and risk of managing your own infrastructure. Db2 On Cloud: A fully-managed cloud SQL database. Powered by a turbo-charged Db2 … Continue reading DB2 Bluemix flavors; limitless possibilities
After years inventing the name of my servers, I had used a lot of methods and tactics about it. From South Park Names😉 until more practical conventions. Today I’d like publish my last resolution about it. My easy guideline is: The name should identify the device and its functionality. The convention should be consistent and flexible. … Continue reading My Name Server Convention