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Terraform vs Kubernetes
Scaling On-Demand Apps with Terraform and Kubernetes One constant about technology is that nothing is constant: everything changes all the time. Once ubiquitous, monolithic systems gave way to service-oriented architectures; now, they are starting to yield to microservices. Scalability is the main driver of the change, but there are other factors at work as well.
Pluggable Monitoring and Closed Loop Orchestration with Cloudify and Nagios
A few weeks ago, we introduced Cloudify 4.4. As part of our roadmap to making Cloudify more modular and offering users the ability to plug-in their own tools, we now allow you to bring your own policy and monitoring to Cloudify. Test-drive Cloudify’s Multi-Cloud Lab Free! Get Lab This thinking is exactly in line with
ONAP vs OSM – The Battle for NFV Management and Orchestration Supremacy
ONAP vs OSM – Who will win? A major topic of discussion in IT circles these days is about the best way to operate an efficient, scalable, and automated network infrastructure. One of the major challenges is being able to offer high availability services while remaining agile enough to swiftly deploy new services; ongoing operations
Polyglot Plugin Patterns – Creating Go and Java plugins for Cloudify Pt1
For a long time now, I’ve told those that were interested that plugins for Cloudify don’t necessarily have to be written in Python, and then waved my hands about how non-Python plugins could be created. Recently, I was asked from a Go shop whether plugins could be written in Go, and I did my usual
Putting Your Cloud in Order: Multi-Cloud Governance and Managed Solutions
Cloud governance and cloud management are terms that IT practitioners and leadership are going to be confronted with over the coming years. These concepts are interlinked and encompass a number of areas of concern. Understanding the difference between cloud governance and cloud management and how this difference impacts real-world IT operations requires knowledge of the
Continuous Deployment with Architecture and Infrastructure Changes Using Cloudify
In our recent release of Cloudify 4.4, we made some really solid improvements and added great new features to make the user experience a breeze. Read about them here. One particular enhancement that is quite significant, especially for production deployments, is the Deployment Update feature, which is a built-in workflow that can be run from
Edge Cloud Service Orchestration with Azure and Azure Stack
Introduction Microsoft has grown its Azure offering by leaps and bounds, especially in the past year. In our previous blog post about our Azure and Azure Stack plugins, we pointed out that Microsoft’s cloud service is seen as a definite number two in public cloud, behind Amazon’s AWS, but is quickly gaining among large enterprises.
Cloudify 4.4 has dropped! Significant security and usability enhancements (and new modular policy management feature preview)
Cloudify 4.4 is here and we’ve got some major security and UX improvements for you! We also have some cool updates regarding our roadmap towards a more modular architecture and configurable closed-loop orchestration. Some of our new features include a new Dry Run capability as well as an Account Lockout mechanism and many more enhancements
Closed loop orchestration (CLO) with Cloudify
This post was originally published on Sebastian’s blog, Orchestrated Things, on June 26, 2018. “…the autonomy to IT systems?” When talking to customers, the idea of closed loop orchestration is popping up quite often. Some customers, especially in telco space are putting a lot of focus on it – mostly in the context of NFV.
VOLTHA, SEBA, OSAM and ONAP with Cloudify for End-to-End Provisioning and Lifecycle Management of Access Devices
Introduction The industry is pushing to make the access world simple with “Access as a service.” Today, each access vendor has its own implementation and many silos exist on dedicated hardware. The motivation is to introduce an access architecture which is open, that potentially runs on commodity servers and whitebox switches, and is based on