Software infrastructure 2.0: a wishlist

Erik Bernhardsson

Software infrastructure (by which I include everything ending with *aaS, or anything remotely similar to it) is an exciting field, in particular because (despite what the neo-luddites may say) it keeps getting better every year! It's sad this is the current state of infrastructure.

Code as Infrastructure

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

That means that COBOL code is infrastructure we rely on, like roads and bridges. While Fortran was used to create infrastructure, software written in Fortran isn’t itself infrastructure. ” So what’s the code that creates the infrastructure?

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A Modern Infrastructure for the Digital Bank

IDC

Discover why banks are making an astronomical jump to cloud technologies to integrate their data to form hybrid infrastructures with IDC's Jerry Silva. Industry banking banks cloud cloud infrastructure

Automating Infrastructure Deployment with Terraform and FlexDeploy

Flexagon

Terraform is an infrastructure as code tool, allowing you to build, change, and version infrastructure. Your infrastructure will be defined within the “code” of your Terraform script. What is Terraform?

MLOps 101: The Foundation for Your AI Strategy

Machine Learning Operations (MLOps) allows organizations to alleviate many of the issues on the path to AI with ROI by providing a technological backbone for managing the machine learning lifecycle through automation and scalability.

Reducing Cloud Infrastructure Complexity

DevOps.com

According to IDC, global cloud IT infrastructure spending is projected to reach US$92 billion (SG$126 billion) in 2023. Notably, cloud spending is exceeding the spending on non-cloud IT infrastructure, underscoring the influence of the cloud in modern IT deployments.

Pulumi Moves to Automate Cloud Infrastructure Provisioning

DevOps.com

Pulumi announced today it is expanding the scope of its automation ambitions to make it easier to securely provision cloud infrastructure-as-code. The post Pulumi Moves to Automate Cloud Infrastructure Provisioning appeared first on DevOps.com.

Securing Critical Data Center Infrastructure

Dots and Bridges

The post Securing Critical Data Center Infrastructure appeared first on Dots and Bridges. Hacks into Colonial Pipeline, SolarWinds, and other organizations continue to demonstrate the risks of business shutdown as the IT and OT worlds converge.

Anticipating Your Business Problem With Infrastructure as Code in DevOps

Dzone - DevOps

With the advent of cloud automation technology, infrastructure as code (IaC) obtains the ability to turn complex systems and environments into a few lines of code that can be deployed even at the click of a button. devops infrastructure as code devops 2021 infrastructure as a code iac

A Transition to Digital Infrastructure is in Your Future – But You Need New KPIs to Succeed

IDC

Digital infrastructure ensures faster delivery of innovative hardware, software, & abstraction to support digital services and experiences. Learn more about the future of digital infrastructure with IDC's Rick Villars.

Living With Technical Debt: Balancing Quality and Perfection

Speaker: Cliff Gilley, The Clever PM

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. 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. We have to accept that nobody gets away without some technical debt. And of course, the longer you take to deal with your technical debt, the more difficult it becomes to address fully. Feeling frustrated? Fortunately, we can take a step back, gain clarity, and see how the decisions we make impact our technical debt. Then, we can make decisions about how we want to balance technical debt with other priorities. Are we willing to live with some level of technical debt in order to ship product and meet deadlines? Can we mitigate technical debt to get to an MVP faster?

Dell Technologies Kinetic Infrastructure: On the Path to Fully Composable Infrastructure

Dell EMC

Kinetic Infrastructure is the term we use to embody both our composable architecture. Data Center Features Servers Modular Infrastructure VMware

Application Infrastructure

James Shore

This week, it's isolating and testing application infrastructure. Application infrastructure is all the external systems your application interacts with: networks and services; file systems and databases; and global state such as the computer's clock and your application’s process.

How to Make a Self-Healing IT Infrastructure a Reality

DevOps.com

In 2019, enterprises worldwide reported that every hour of infrastructure downtime cost them an average of $301,000- $400,000. The post How to Make a Self-Healing IT Infrastructure a Reality appeared first on DevOps.com.

GitOps – DevOps for Infrastructure Automation

Dzone - DevOps

GitOps offers a way to automate and manage infrastructure. But when it comes to infrastructure setup and deployments, it’s still mostly a manual process. devops infrastructure gitops infrastructure as a code iac gitops workflowIt does this by using the same DevOps best practices that many teams already use, such as version control, code review, and CI/CD pipelines.

The Ultimate Embedded Analytics Guide

In today’s ambitious business environment, many companies are taking an embedded analytics approach to capitalizing on the value of their information. Learn all about embedded analytics in this guide by Sisense, including a general overview of embedded analytics, the different approaches to embedding BI and analytics, and the benefits and challenges of the most popular BI solution technologies.

5 Principles of Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC)

Dzone - DevOps

Imagine a large-scale IT infrastructure made up of networks, databases, servers, storage, operating systems, and other elements. cloud devops aws automation cloud security cloud native ansible terraform infrastructure as a code iac

Researchers Find New Chunk of SolarWinds Attackers’ infrastructure

CTOvision

Infrastructure as Code: benefits & tools

Apiumhub

Therefore today I would like to discuss Infrastructure as code and it’s benefits. . Infrastructure as Code evolved to solve the problem of environment drift in the release pipeline. The idea of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) was spurred on by the success of CI/CD.

Protect Your Open Infrastructure

Dell EMC

“Looking at the astonishing scale of data stored and generated, storing 175 zettabytes on a pile of Blu-ray discs the stack would reach the moon.” – BS Teh, SVP, global sales and sales operation, Seagate Technology.

Product Transformation: Adapting Your Solutions for Cloud Models

Speaker: Ahmad Jubran, Cloud Product Innovation Consultant

In order to maintain a competitive advantage, CTOs and product managers are shifting their products to the cloud. Many do this by simply replicating their current architectures in the cloud. Those previous architectures, which were optimized for transactional systems, aren't well-suited for the new age of AI. Whether you're a seasoned CTO or an industry trailblazer, this webinar will help make your product ready to meet the competition by adopting an architecture that is optimized for AI innovation. Join Ahmad Jubran, Cloud Product Innovation Consultant, and learn how to adapt your solutions for cloud models the right way.

Content Infrastructure: The Backbone of Online Streaming

IDC

Digital content streaming demands have changed, and the infrastructure supporting content workflow must adapt. Artificial Intelligence and DaaS cloud content apps content infrastructure COVID-19 storage systems

Performance Issues: Looking Beyond the Infrastructure

DevOps.com

The post Performance Issues: Looking Beyond the Infrastructure appeared first on DevOps.com. Application Performance Management/Monitoring Blogs infrastructure OS performance

Sysrv-Hello Expands Infrastructure

Lacework

The post Sysrv-Hello Expands Infrastructure appeared first on Lacework. Sysrv-hello is a multi-architecture Cryptojacking (T1496) botnet that first emerged in late 2020, and employs Golang malware compiled into both Linux and Windows payloads.

Chef Updates Tool for Managing IT Infrastructure as Code

DevOps.com

Chef today updated its tool for automating the management of IT infrastructure as part of an effort to further eliminate the need to rely on manual processes that generally fail to scale. The post Chef Updates Tool for Managing IT Infrastructure as Code appeared first on DevOps.com.

Lunch and Learn: Application Infrastructure

James Shore

This week, it's isolating and testing application infrastructure. Application infrastructure is all the external systems your application interacts with: networks and services; file systems and databases; and global state such as the computer's clock and your application’s process.

Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Goes Mainstream

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? That’s why many customers are looking to hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) to dramatically lower costs, improve customer experience, and increase productivity. Hyper Converged Infrastructure Opinions Partners

Infrastructure for Artificial Intelligence (AI) Workloads

IDC

Explore IDC's advice around customizing your AI infrastructure stack with Sriram Subramanian. Artificial Intelligence and DaaS AI AI infrastructure cognitive/artificial intelligence infrastructureArtificial intelligence technologies are diverse – and complex.

Infrastructure as Code: Benefits and Tools

Dzone - DevOps

Therefore today, on behalf of Apiumhub team , I would like to discuss Infrastructure as code and it’s benefits. Infrastructure as Code evolved to solve the problem of environment drift in the release pipeline. The idea of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) was spurred on by the success of CI/CD. tools devops infrastructure infrastructure as code iacEnvironment drift becomes an expensive business waste.

Challenges of Big Infrastructure Monitoring

DevOps.com

The growing complexity of today’s IT reality is indisputable: Software is becoming more complex, and the infrastructure it runs on is equally so. This complexity comes, in part, from adding layers upon layers to the infrastructure we manage—from bare metal servers to VMs to containers to function-based computing—and from how quickly we cycle in new […]. The post Challenges of Big Infrastructure Monitoring appeared first on DevOps.com.

VMware Cloud on Converged Infrastructure: Essential, Easier Than Ever

Dell EMC

Converged infrastructure (CI) drives complexity out of IT and transforms daily business operations so organizations can focus on what sets them apart. Cloud Hyperconverged Infrastructure News Dell Technologies VMware

Running Kubernetes on Ephemeral Infrastructure

CTOvision

The presentation embedded below, titled “Running Kubernetes on Ephemeral Infrastructure”, talks about what happens when you run large kubernetes clusters for mission critical enterprise apps and you destroy every node every 48 hours. The presenters, Greg DeArment and Vlad Ungureanu of Palantir Technologies, goes into why they do that, some key benefits, and insights into […].

Pulumi infrastructure-as-code tool adds.NET language support

CTOvision

The Pulumi infrastructure-as-code tool now allows developers to declaratively provision cloud infrastructure using […]. Pulumi has added.NET language support to its open-source tool for Kubernetes and cloud provisioning and management.

Cisco Leans on HashiCorp to Manage Infrastructure as Code

DevOps.com

Cisco Intersight is an IT operations management platform that enables IT teams to manage IT infrastructure across a hybrid cloud computing environment. Open source Terraform tools have emerged as the dominant tool for provisioning infrastructure as […].

The Enterprise Network Infrastructure Market at a Glance

IDC

IoT and the Edge enterprise network infrastructure IDC Market Glance IoTCOVID-19 recovery is just one factor driving enterprise network transformation. Explore the reasons and vendors supporting this digital transformation with IDC.

Why Integrated Infrastructure Is the Key to IT Success

DevOps.com

At first glance, your IT infrastructure might seem like your house’s basement. The post Why Integrated Infrastructure Is the Key to IT Success appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs DevOps in the Cloud DevOps Toolbox Sponsored Content Agnostic Infrastructure AWS infrastructure CloudWatch infrastructure architecture Integrated Infrastructure IT success monitoring tools

Terraform Tutorial Part 1: How to Create and Manage Infrastructure

Gorilla Logic

To easily and safely create, manage, and destroy infrastructure resources such as compute instances, storage, or DNS, you can save time (and money) using Terraform , an open-source infrastructure automation tool. A Closer Look at the Infrastructure We’ll Create.

5 Capabilities Network Infrastructure Must Have to Support DevOps

DevOps.com

The post 5 Capabilities Network Infrastructure Must Have to Support DevOps appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs DevOps Practice Doin' DevOps application deployment CI/CD containers IaC infrastructure as code network infrastructure

Infrastructure as Code Pitfalls and How To Avoid Them

Dzone - DevOps

Infrastructure as Code. It’s because of the nature of Infrastructure as Code. It’s infrastructure and it’s code. That means you take all the pitfalls that can come along with infrastructure and add them to all the pitfalls that can come along with code. Introduction.

Key Ways to Cut IT Infrastructure Costs

Kaseya

A major expense that most modern businesses incur is IT infrastructure costs. In fact, based on data in the Spiceworks 2020 State of IT report , hardware and software infrastructure costs are typically about 29% of the IT budget.