Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Goes Mainstream

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

Customers need to accelerate the pace of digital business activity, but how can they drive changes in data center infrastructure while also improving IT’s ability to meet business needs? Hyper Converged Infrastructure Opinions Partners

How does Infrastructure Maturity Impact Business KPIs?


IT infrastructure, which includes hardware, software and human resources, is defining the present and the future of organizations across all industry segments. infrastructure KPI

Infrastructure as Code: Evolution and Practice

The New Stack

Sean is a seasoned systems operator and software developer with a decade of experience in automating infrastructure. As infrastructure has evolved and matured over the last decade, the way in which we build and deploy that infrastructure has — for the most part — kept pace.

Network Awareness Using ARPwatch | Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure

Linux Academy

Check out the previous articles in Securing Your Infrastructure : Security Awareness Training | Vulnerability Scanning | Patch Management | Data Backups | User Account Review.

Living With Technical Debt: Balancing Quality and Perfection

Speaker: Cliff Gilley, The Clever PM

Unexpected details pop up, as small as UX that needs clean-up, and as big as a previously unforeseen flaw in the infrastructure of a project. As a Product Manager, you probably have to deal with technical debt. Regularly. Whether you like it or not - because it can’t be avoided.

Ready Stack: Flexibly Build Your Own Converged Infrastructure

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

That’s why we’ve created Ready Stack – a portfolio of validated designs that enable customers to build their own converged infrastructure data center solutions. Hyper Converged Infrastructure Opinions Data Center Partners

Velocity 2019 will focus on the rise of cloud native infrastructure

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Nearly all organizations today are doing some of their business in the cloud, but the push for increased feature performance and reliability has sparked a growing number to embrace a cloud native infrastructure. And we know adoption of cloud native infrastructure is not an easy task.

Facebook expands its internet infrastructure projects


Like every year, Facebook is using MWC Barcelona to focus on its infrastructure projects. While you may mostly think of Facebook as a social network, the company started launching infrastructure projects for connecting bringing more people online (and onto its network) many years ago. These projects include things like the (now-canceled) solar-powered Aquila drone and plenty […].

Do You Have A Network Infrastructure In Place?

Strategy Driven

Quite frankly, if you don’t have a network infrastructure in place then you are dramatically halting the progress of your business and putting huge stumbling blocks in the way for your growth. It is quite evident to see that there is a lot to be gained by using a network infrastructure.

Self-testing infrastructure-as-code


As traditional operations has embraced the concept of code, it has benefited from ideas already prevalent in developer circles such as testing your programmable infrastructure. Continue reading Self-testing infrastructure-as-code on opencredo.com. Uncategorized DevOps infrastructure as a code test automation testing vault

Why “Build or Buy?” Is the Wrong Question for Analytics

infrastructure isn’t set up to scale with increased. WHY “BUILD OR BUY?” IS THE WRONG QUESTION FOR ANALYTICS Introduction.1 When to Build Your Own Analytics. 2 When to Buy a Bolt-On Solution. 6 When to Take a Combined Approach. 9 About Logi Analytics.

Self-testing infrastructure-as-code


Version control brings the benefit that not only can you see what the infrastructure was, but you can also get reviews of changes by your peers before the change is made live; known to most developers as Pull Request (PR) reviews.

Backups | Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure

Linux Academy

More On Securing Your Infrastructure: Security Awareness Training. The post Backups | Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure appeared first on Linux Academy Blog. How many of you have ever needed to recover something from backups?

User Account Review | Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure

Linux Academy

There are other user account-related topics we’ll cover in future posts, but this one is low-hanging fruit in the efforts to securing our infrastructure. The post User Account Review | Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure appeared first on Linux Academy Blog. Linux Academy Security infrastructure linux outdated powershell security user account windowsOne of the topics you may not often think of as being all that important to security is user accounts on systems.

Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure: Intro

Linux Academy

The next level is taking a journey with me throughout 2019 to discuss many different ways you can increase the security of your infrastructure. Each week, we’ll be posting about options to secure your infrastructure, and once monthly we’ll be posting a video to go along with one of the months topics. Securing Your Infrastructure. The post Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure: Intro appeared first on Linux Academy Blog. Holy cow — it’s 2019!

March Intro | Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure

Linux Academy

March is upon us as we continue with our roadmap to securing your infrastructure. The post March Intro | Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure appeared first on Linux Academy Blog. Hopefully, February’s posts reignited your passion for security.

Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure

Linux Academy

Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure is a year-long, weekly blog series that will discuss many of the ways you can secure your infrastructure. It’s the start of a new year, so let’s set a goal together: to better secure our infrastructures and become InfoSec heroes, with capes and everything! (No, The post Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure appeared first on Linux Academy Blog.

Continuous Delusion at the Infrastructure Layer


It has largely ignored the infrastructure layer. Infrastructure is more sensitive to a catastrophic change because if the infrastructure fails, everything fails. In effect, the “blast radius” of infrastructure failures is significantly larger than that of application failures.

Modernizing Converged Infrastructure for the Cloud Era with New Updates to Dell EMC VxBlock and Ready Stack

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

It’s been 10 years since the first VCE Vblock debuted, the result of innovative collaboration between VMware, Cisco and EMC Corporation that launched the world’s first fully integrated converged infrastructure system. Hyper Converged Infrastructure News

What are the two types of hybrid cloud infrastructure?


Read David Linthicum explain the difference between heterogeneous and homogeneous hybrid cloud structures on Tech Target : Traditionally, enterprises built a hybrid cloud through a software stack they have on premises and integrate it with a public cloud. However, the emergence of physical appliances from public cloud providers reverses that approach and enables enterprises to […]. CTO News

Quali: From Infrastructure-as-Code to Environments-as-a-Service

The New Stack

The idea of “infrastructure-as-code” came about as a way to help automate the process of managing and provisioning servers, and that it did. In other words, Quali wants to provide the benefits of infrastructure as code without the prerequisite expertise.

Blockchain Technology can be Critical to IoT Infrastructure Security


Read why Floyd DCosta says that blockchain technology could be a crucial cog in the Internet of Things infrastructure on Entrepreneur : The era of the Internet of things (IoT) is upon us and it is impacting our lives. Today, technology has pervaded into nearly all walks of life, and constant innovation has made it […]. Blockchain and Cryptocurrency CTO News

Infrastructure as Code: The Key Offering of AWS DevOps

Daffodil Software

AWS was the first to offer Infrastructure as Code (IaC) via AWS CloudFormation as a part of AWS DevOps. It enables developers and systems administrators to easily create and manage a collection of related AWS resources. They can provision and update them in an orderly and predictable way.

How Firecracker Is Going to Set Modern Infrastructure on Fire

The New Stack

As someone with a keen interest in the evolution of modern infrastructure, I am intrigued by Firecracker. On the other side, there are multiple serverless projects such as Apache OpenWhisk, Kubeless, Project Fn, Fission that are built on container infrastructure.

How Blockchain Technology Can Improve America’s Infrastructure


Read Adam Millsap explain how blockchain technology can help improve USA’s crumbling public infrastructure on Forbes : America’s infrastructure is often described as crumbling, broken-down, and out-of-date by politicians from both sides. While the reality isn’t so dire, there are obvious infrastructure issues throughout the country, such as New York’s subway, D.C.’s

An Interview with Greg DeArment, Head of Infrastructure at Palantir


This post captures the results of an interview with Greg DeArment, Head of Infrastructure at Palantir. Topics we covered included how Palantir manages the production environment for their modern data platform Foundry, with a special focus on Kubernetes. Gourley: Greg before we get started can you tell me a bit about yourself? DeArment: I joined […].

Patch Management | Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure

Linux Academy

It’s also a good idea to keep up with InfoSec news so you know sooner rather than later when new serious vulnerabilities are discovered and patched, ensuring you keep your infrastructure secure! The post Patch Management | Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure appeared first on Linux Academy Blog. In the last post, we discussed vulnerability scanning, which will lead directly to patching most of the time.

Vulnerability Scanning – Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure

Linux Academy

As we continue down the path to successfully securing our infrastructure, we come to vulnerability scanning. Vulnerability scanning allows you to see what vulnerabilities are in your infrastructure. New vulnerabilities are identified daily and it’s our duty to stay on top of keeping our infrastructure safe! The post Vulnerability Scanning – Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure appeared first on Linux Academy Blog.

How Hyperconverged Technologies Simplify the Management of your Infrastructure Stack


This movement has brought with it a shift in focus from managing infrastructure to managing applications. These are the challenges that have been the catalyst for hyperconverged infrastructure technologies to emerge. Hyperconverged Infrastructure Technologies.

Digital Transformation Requires an Agile Storage Infrastructure

Hu's Place - HitachiVantara

With the explosion of data and the increasing demands on that data, data centers must focus more on the data and the information that can be derived from it than the storage infrastructure that supports it. However, the storage infrastructure, is still very important.

Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference


April 23-25, 2019 Tokyo, Japan Attend Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference in 2019, the only infrastructure & operations conference of its kind. The post Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference appeared first on Infinidat. Built on forward-thinking I&O research, the 2019 conference gives you hands-on, how-to advice that you won’t find at any other I&O management event.

The Case for Minimalist Infrastructure

Stacks on Stacks

At Stackery , we believe in helping people create the most minimal application infrastructure possible. In addition, we had staging and dev environments with similar quantities of infrastructure.

Discover All the Benefits of a Dynamic IT Infrastructure

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

Introduce customers to new PowerEdge MX with kinetic infrastructure that will adapt and grow with their business Infrastructure architecture is increasingly important in today’s digital economy.

Consistent infrastructure: The secret superpower of the hybrid cloud


There is a good reason that experts cite the hybrid cloud as the preferred strategy for enterprise cloud adoption: Most organizations can benefit from the security and control of a dedicated private cloud combined with the scalability and reliability of the public cloud. But one common pitfall that many organizations fail to consider when adopting […]. CTO News

Building and Scaling Data Lineage at Netflix to Improve Data Infrastructure Reliability, and…

Netflix TechBlog

Mapping micro-services interactions, entities from real time infrastructure, and ML infrastructure and other non traditional data stores are few such examples.

Terraform AWS Cloud - Sane Infrastructure Management


Deployment and infrastructure management isn’t a simple process. However, it does make your infrastructure declarative and reproducible, like your code. Writing an application is only part of the story. In order for it to be of value, it needs deploying somewhere it can scale; it has to run with high availability, have backups, and so on. And Terraform does nothing to hide the complexity. In this article, Toptal Freelance DevOps Engineer Rados?aw

Customers Need a Hyper-Converged Infrastructure For a Resilient, Adaptive Cybersecurity Strategy – Partners Can Help

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

Unfortunately, outdated legacy infrastructure can make it difficult to defend against risks and vulnerabilities. Organizations need modern infrastructure that is built, deployed and supported to handle even the most-demanding workloads.

Lifeboat to Distribute Diamanti, Leader in Bare Metal Container Infrastructure


The post Lifeboat to Distribute Diamanti, Leader in Bare Metal Container Infrastructure appeared first on DevOps.com. Partnership will help Diamanti develop a vibrant partner community and implement a rewarding channel program Eatontown, NJ (February 28, 2019) — Lifeboat Distribution, a subsidiary of Wayside Technology Group, Inc.

Zayo’s Infrastructure Supports UCHealth’s Advances in Patient Care


That’s why UCHealth needed a connectivity provider that excels in network infrastructure solutions the same way UCHealth excels in patient care. The post Zayo’s Infrastructure Supports UCHealth’s Advances in Patient Care appeared first on Zayo Group.

How Docker and Kubernetes make infrastructure almost instant


Traditionally, it’s an infrastructure or operations team’s responsibility to make sure every dependency an application needs to run is set up the server, and that none of them are in conflict — and […]. The post How Docker and Kubernetes make infrastructure almost instant appeared first on Table XI. When we started experimenting with Docker and Kubernetes, we were just looking for a more efficient way to stand up our applications.