Introducing the Cloudify Kubernetes Multi-Cloud Provider
In my previous blog post about the Kubernetes Plugin for Cloudify, I broke down the reasoning behind the need to orchestrate Kubernetes – the main reason being the need to orchestrate across diverse workloads. It’s no easy feat to get multiple Kubernetes clusters on different public and private clouds to talk with each other in
Open Source Summit Recap Part Duex
These last couple of days at #OSSNA were extremely busy. Aside from the continued great conversations with the attendees, we got to meet a lot of co-presenters, interesting groups & non-profits (Women in Linux, Kids on Computers, LinuxChicks, Free Software Foundation, the team from Fedora and many more)… and of course the stellar lineup of
Overcoming the Five Hybrid Cloud Adoption Challenges
This article originally appeared in SDxCentral on August 25th. Let’s start with a couple of questions for the CIO reader. First, should your enterprises work with a single cloud provider? Most likely your answer will be “No!” And for good reason. Second, will hybrid (not necessarily cloud) be part of your data center’s future in
Orchestrating An Application Lifecycle From Development on OpenStack, to QA on AWS, Through Production on VMware with Cloudify
Michael demonstrates how you can use Cloudify with Kanban to easily move an application from code change through production on three different clouds – OpenStack, AWS, and VMware.
Deploying Your App Onto AWS and OpenStack With Hybrid Cloud Orchestration Using a Single Cloudify TOSCA Blueprint
There is no limit to the variety of system layouts. The most basic would be a database and an application on a single VM. However, very few operations teams have all of their infrastructure in one place. At Cloudify, we’ve been referring to real world scenarios with the term Hybrid Cloud, which actually is
Building Your Application for Cloud Portability – An Alternative Approach to Hybrid Cloud
In my previous post, I discussed the differences between hybrid cloud and cloud portability, as well as how to achieve true hybrid cloud deployments without compromising on infrastructure API abstraction, by providing several use cases for cloud portability. True hybrid cloud is achievable. Download the all-new Cloudify 3.4 today! Go Cloud Portability Defined
AWS Outage – Moving from Multi-Availability-Zone to Multi-Cloud
A couple of days ago Amazon Web Services (AWS) suffered a significant outage in their US-EAST-1 region. This has been the 5th major outage in that region in the past 18 months. The outage affected leading services such as Reddit, Netflix, Foursquare and Heroku. How should you architect your cloud-hosted system to sustain such outages?