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CLOUDMANJI !! – WHEN YOU WORK IN FINANCE AND ALL AROUND YOU IS OPEX

The drums are beating, can you hear them?. But I don’t know where the sound is coming from. It’s thunderous, ringing in my ears…boom,boom…pause,..boom,boom. Like elephant heartbeats… It is Cloudmanji!. A game that I don’t like to play as a financial manager, as a specialist in the purchasing department although i have been invited without…

MARKETPLACE: AN EXCLUSIVE AZURE & AWS SHOPPING CENTER – PART II

When you take a look to AWS, you can smell the origin of their public cloud strategy and why you can buy thirty-party technology solutions such as Palo Alto Firewalls, Linux Red Hat or SUSE VMs with lots of applications, or even Cisco or other network providers products. As you know, marketplaces are nothing else…

MARKETPLACE: AN EXCLUSIVE AZURE & AWS SHOPPING CENTER

When you, as a user, access your Azure Portal or AWS portal, you have the option to buy thousands of products or solutions preconfigure for you. You don´t need to worry for the licences or the IT capabilities to design or deploy an specific solution as there are all build following customer needs for several…

KUBERNETES ON THE CLOUD – WHAT TO EXPECT FROM AZURE & AWS

It sounds quite familiar when we have pointed out some functionalities inside Kubernetes as a service on the cloud comparing with others on premise kubernetes solutions. But landing with the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) in 2016, K8S came to the scene with open source solutions as Red Hat OpenShift and Suse Rancher. Therefore as…

KUBERNETES, THE FOOD IS ON YOUR PLATE!

Many companies started the adoption on new technologies such as microservices supported on Kubernetes as a main actor, to provide business agility for new applications deployment but also to facilitate a solid platform for the most critical web services such as shopping portals and booking services, so they have the elasticity to provision resources to meet…

HandsOnLab – Minikube with Hyper-V on Windows 2019

I was wondering sometime ago how to start to explain a big bunch of theory about containerization and orchestrate such containers strategy with Kubernetes in a practical way. I know how it works, i know the architecture and the most important benefits of application modernization using Kubernetes. But, why not to play with MiniKube a…

WELL ARCHITECTED FRAMEWORK FROM AWS TO AZURE, FACE TO FACE (II).

As we said in a previous post, AWS Well Architected Framework was launched officially in 2015. The Microsoft Azure WAF approach took more time as they started later, about 2020 with their own WAF methodology. Anyway it´s a collection of best practices, guides and blue prints in the same way that their competitors, Google (in…

WELL ARCHITECTED FRAMEWORK FROM AWS TO AZURE, FACE TO FACE (I).

After some years migrating workloads from on premise to the cloud, after some years developing cloud first apps, the amount of architectures, technologies and hyperscalers have been expanding their value and support for millions of business and companies… The Well Architected Framework is nothing else that an approach to optimize all those IT solutions from…

7 Rs – Seven roads to take the right decision to move to the cloud

AWS (Amazon) , Azure (Microsoft) and GCP (Google) hyper-scale data centers are increasing their number during the last years in many regions supported by millions of investment in submarine cables to reduce latency. Southern Europe in not an exception. We can just take a look to Italy, Spain and France to realize what it´s happening.…