Author Archives: Industry Perspectives

Architecting the Right Cloud Stack for Your Enterprise

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With cloud being a vast and rapidly evolving ecosystem, the most crucial mistake an enterprise can make is to assume that all solutions that fall in a given category are equivalent, writes Sebastian Stadil of Scalr. And while that realization can quickly make the architecture process overwhelming, we help break it down with a set of questions for each cloud layer. Read More

Big Data Remakes the Data Center

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Despite cloud computing, many data centers are snake pits of complexity, writes Mike Wronski of StrataCloud. Here are four tenets that can help simplify data center operations, save money and improve performance and user experience. Read More

Scaling Your Network for Big Data

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Outside of a small number of players, Big Data is not really all that big, writes Michael Bushong of Plexxi. But that doesn’t mean that architects building out infrastructure for a Big Data era can ignore scale altogether. Read More