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This week, we’re exploring the problems associated with leveraging traditional monitoring solutions in a Cloud delivery paradigm. There is a common assumption that leveraging a Cloud operating model will save money. We won’t debate the accuracy of this statement (tune into our next i...
Okay, so the title is a shameless attempt to grab your attention – glad it worked! But in truth this week’s blog is actually about what your applications depend on, and understanding what impact deployment in a Cloud environment may have. As we continue the discussion about the potent...
In a previous post we discussed the positive shift in the Cloud Computing discourse towards actionable steps rather than philosophical diatribes on definitions. And to support that discussion we offered the following list of things not to do. Cloud Computing is not about any particula...
In our last post we discussed the positive shift in the Cloud Computing discourse towards actionable steps rather than philosophical diatribes on definitions. And to support that discussion we offered a list of things not to do. In this installment we are going to focus on the first m...
A shift is finally occurring in the Cloud Computing discourse. Topics like “what is it” have been supplanted by more useful questions such as “should I do it?”, “how should I do it?”, and “when should I do it?” In appreciation of this new phase of Cloud Computing adoption, we’d like to...