3 cloud architecture problems that need solutions

David Linthicum

For the most part, cloud architecture is not that exciting. By now we know basically what works, what does not, and the process to get to the right target architecture. This means both the meta or logical architecture and added technology to get to the physical architecture.

Which multicloud architecture will win out?

David Linthicum

As I’ve pointed out here before, with multicloud comes complexity and the challenge of operationalizing a complex architecture. You would have to be living under a rock not to notice that multicloud deployments have become the new normal, for many reasons.

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The Evolution of Enterprise Architecture

CEB IT

For today's enterprise architectur e (EA), this same pattern is inspiring architects and technology innovation leaders to design and deliver new operating models, with business outcomes now at center stage. New business models will bring together new customers, services and experiences, but this isn’t possible without business architecture to help design and shape the execution. The post The Evolution of Enterprise Architecture appeared first on Smarter With Gartner.

Cloud architecture that avoids risk and complexity

David Linthicum

One of the truisms about cloud architecture is that there are typically 100x100 architecture solution patterns. They all work, but the majority will bring more risk, cost, and complexity than you should endure. [ The Enterprise Architecture Awards : Learn from these five winners what it takes for EA to make a real business difference. In my years of reviewing architectures and plans for the Global 2000, I’m often engaged in a struggle between “it works, doesn’t it?”

Building Evolvable Architectures

Speaker: Dr. Rebecca Parsons, CTO of ThoughtWorks

The software development ecosystem exists in a state of dynamic equilibrium, where any new tool, framework, or technique leads to disruption and the establishment of a new equilibrium. Predictability is impossible when the foundation architects plan against is constantly changing in unexpected ways. It’s no surprise many CIOs and CTOs are struggling to adapt, in part because their architecture isn’t equipped to evolve. This webinar will discuss what’s at stake if companies continue to use long term architecture plans.

Enterprise Architecture Enables Digital Innovation

CEB IT

In 2011, Gartner predicted that within 10 years, the majority of global enterprises would support enterprise architecture (EA) as a distinct discipline that is integral to business planning. Now, in 2020, EA has grown from a support function into a highly strategic one, responsible for designing an intelligent information architecture that supports digitalization and innovation. Refocus on information architecture.

5G Security in an IoT Architecture

CTOvision

Read Roland Atoui take a look at the security of 5G in an Internet of Things architecture on IoT for All : 5G is in its early stages (available in […].

How to Define Your Edge Computing Architecture

Information Week

The growth of edge computing and IoT will require rearchitecting IT infrastructures. Here are some options to consider before you get started

What to Know When Migrating DevOps to Microservice Architectures

Information Week

If your DevOps team is planning to migrate from traditional server architectures to microservices, there are distinct changes that IT leaders must keep in mind

Enterprise Architecture Awards 2016 — Enterprise Architecture As A Verb, Not A Noun

Forrester IT

In theory, enterprise architecture is a key capability to moving faster. This year's Enterprise Architecture Award winners show how. The exact quote from their submission is: "Humana believes enterprise architecture is primarily a verb, not a noun.". The 2016 Enterprise Architecture Award Winners. Enterprise ArchitectureForrester and InfoWorld set the theme for this year's awards as 'Speed and Responsiveness - And EA".

Create an Enterprise Architecture to Engage With “Things”

CEB IT

The post Create an Enterprise Architecture to <span style="color: #000080;">Engage</span> With “Things” appeared first on Smarter With Gartner. Digital Business IT customer customer experience EA Enterprise architect enterprise architecture Internet of Things IoT

The Next-Generation Cloud Data Lake: An Open, No-Copy Data Architecture

A next-gen cloud data lake architecture has emerged that brings together the best attributes of the data warehouse and the data lake. This new open data architecture is built to maximize data access with minimal data movement and no data copies.

Deploying and Managing Hybrid IT Architectures

Information Week

Here are three steps IT teams can take to create a strategy for a unified IT architecture as they deal with surges in cloud adoption and greater demands for cloud services

FlexDeploy for Isolated Network Architectures

Flexagon

FlexDeploy also integrates with other DevOps tools like Source Control, Issue Tracking, The post FlexDeploy for Isolated Network Architectures appeared first on Flexagon. FlexDeploy is an enterprise DevOps platform with many out-of-the-box plugins and integrations.

The Value of Architecture, Reference Architecture and Architecture Framework

IT Toolbox

for the use of models, templates, standards, paterns, frameworks, reference or/and generic architectures. But why do we use frameworks, why do we use reference or generic architecturesThere are many common sense reasons, such as predictability, repeatability, consistency, standardization etc., A class in OO (Object Oriented) is a template, for instance.

The Value of Architecture, Reference Architecture and Architecture Framework (i)

IT Toolbox

The Value of Architecture, Reference Architecture and Architecture Framework. Any system has an architecture. For instance there are Bus and Star styles of architectures. One of these architecturecontinuing. An enterprise does as well.

WVD Architecture Changes for v2| New Portal Admin Experience

Anoop

However, the WVD architecture for the 2020 spring update is changed significantly with the WVD spring release. WVD New Arm Object Model The following are the main changes in the high-level architecture with Windows Virtual Desktop spring release (a.k.a […].

Why Distributed Tracing is Essential for Performance and Reliability

Speaker: Daniel "spoons" Spoonhower, CTO and Co-Founder at Lightstep

Many engineering organizations have now adopted microservices or other loosely coupled architectures, often alongside DevOps practices. Together these have enabled individual service teams to become more independent and, as a result, have boosted developer velocity. However, this increased velocity often comes at the cost of overall application performance or reliability. Worse, teams often don’t understand what’s affecting performance or reliability – or even who to ask to learn more. Distributed tracing was developed at organizations like Google and Twitter to address these problems and has also come a long way in the decade since then. By the end of this presentation, you’ll understand why distributed tracing is necessary and how it can bring performance and reliability back under control.

The cutting-edge computer architecture that’s changing the AI game (VB Live)

Venture Beast

Learn how cutting-edge computer architecture can unlock new AI capabilities, from common use cases to real-world case studies and more. Read More.

The Architecture of Identity Systems

Phil Windley

Summary: The architecture of an identity system has a profound impact on the nature of the relationships it supports. This blog post uses terminology and ideas from Sam's paper to classify and analyze three different identity system architectures. Identity Architectures.

‘Containerize everything’ is lazy cloud architecture

David Linthicum

According to Grand View Research, and pretty much every other IT research firm: “The global application container market size was valued at USD 1.5 billion in 2018 and is expected to register a CAGR of 26.5% from 2019 to 2025.” You don’t have to read an analyst report to see the growth in containers. Almost all the projects I’m on these days have containerization as a core thread as enterprises move rapidly to cloud-based platforms.

How to stop people from causing bad cloud architectures

David Linthicum

The Enterprise Architecture Awards : Learn from these five winners what it takes for EA to make a real business difference. I’ve been in some knock-down, drag-out battles over both the configuration and the use of technology. On one side, you have somebody with a very different opinion as to what technology should be used and how. On the other side, you know that you are right.

Understanding Open Source Business Models for the C-Suite

Choosing software to bake into your architecture is a long-term decision and it is important to understand all the implications of your choice. Learn three key areas that should be considered when evaluating a particular open source project.

8 Steps for a High-Impact Enterprise Architecture Program

CEB IT

Since 2013, Gartner has observed a dramatic resurgence and growth of interest in enterprise architecture (EA). Step 3: Start with business architecture first. Organizations that support business architecture as an integral part of EA have a significantly higher ability to execute on business strategy. Start BODEA efforts by constructing a set of business architecture deliverables that are both interesting and valuable to business leaders.

Hybrid Azure AD Join AutoPilot Deployment and Architectural Flow

Anoop

In this post, you shall learn more about a support tip- “Understanding the architectural flow behind Hybrid Azure AD Join AutoPilot deployment from Intune.” Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link].

Data-Centric Security and Zero Trust Architecture:

CTOvision

It’s been nearly ten years since John Kindervag first published a paper recommending what he called the “zero trust” model of information security. The time had come, he announced, to abandon the idea of unbreakable network perimeters, and to deal with the reality that intruders will inevitably find their way into protected networks. In the […]. Cyber Security Disruptive IT information technology National security

Software Architecture Conference, March 16-19, 2015 Boston, MA (20% Discount Code)

CTOvision

The O''Reilly Software Architecture Conference is a new event designed to provide the in-depth professional training that software architects and people working on software architecture need to support the success of their businesses. Happening March 16-19 in Boston, it covers the full scope of a software architecture, from IT to leadership and business skills. Join the O’Reilly Software Architecture Conference at this link and save 20% on registration today.

Top Considerations for Building an Open Cloud Data Lake

In this paper, we explore the top considerations for building a cloud data lake including architectural principles, when to use cloud data lake engines and how to empower non-technical users.

SCCM Architecture Visio Template Download from GitHub Throwback

Anoop

Many of you have requested to have access to the SCCM Architecture Visio diagram I used in that post. In this post, you will get an opportunity to download SCCM Architecture Visio, PDF, and PNG diagrams. The post SCCM Architecture Visio Template Download from GitHub Throwback appeared first on SCCM Intune Real World Enterprise Experience Blog by Anoop C Nair. Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link].

How cloud architectures defend against the cyber attack surge

Venture Beast

2020 saw a record number of DDoS and ransomware attacks, and the numbers will remain high through the rest of this decade. Read More. Cloud Security VB Home Page category-/Computers & Electronics DDoS attacks pets vs. cattle ransomware

SASE-ready Architecture with Netskope Security Cloud and Your Existing Security Infrastructure

CTOvision

With the inversion of the traditional network, where users, data, and apps are now on the outside, traditional approaches to security fall short. At most enterprise organizations, the cyber security […]. News Netskope

Microsegmentation architecture choices and how they differ

Network World

Despite a string of improvements over the past several years, enterprises can no longer rely on perimeter defenses alone to keep out network attackers.

Building Like Amazon

Speaker: Leo Zhadanovsky, Principal Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services

Amazon's journey to its current modern architecture and processes provides insights for all software development leaders. To get there, Amazon focused on decomposing for agility, making critical cultural and operational changes, and creating tools for software delivery. The result was enabling developers to rapidly release and iterate software while maintaining industry-leading standards on security, reliability, and performance. Whether you're developing for a small startup or a large corporation, learning the tools for CI/CD will make your good DevOps team great. We are excited to be joined by Leo Zhadanovsky, a Principal Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services.

Architecture principles reduce the architecture debt (i)

IT Toolbox

Architecture principles, are they any good? continuing from. Principles should be brief, clear, consistent. Should employ the same or a similar syntax. For manageability, there should be only a limited number of principles, perhaps between seven

The O’Reilly Software Architecture Conference Call for Participation

CTOvision

Friends at O’Reilly Media have just alerted me to a call for participation in the O’Reilly Software Architecture Conference, which will be held 17-19 March in Boston MA (see: [link] ). More info is below: The O’Reilly Software Architecture Conference Call for Participation. New architectural styles. Effective techniques for existing architectures. Integration architecture. Intersection of architecture and…. Architecture

Business Process Architecture, is it an architecture though?

IT Toolbox

The idea of Business Process Architecture (BPA) was mentioned quite a few times in the year past. Often though, in the subsequent paragraphs, it was shortened to Business Architecture. Is it really an architectureThe concept, typically, comes from the process Business Process Management (BPM) community. Questions. What is BPA?

Service Oriented Architecture and Security

Doctor Chaos

Written by Mike Oliver LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikeolivero4bo Website: [link] So what does Security, Cyber Crimes, Denial of Service, and other Security Concerns have to do with a Service Oriented Architecture? Does having a Service Oriented Architecture translate into having a more secure enterprise? Certainly having an Enterprise Architecture can translate into better security […].

Microservices: The Dark Side

Speaker: Prem Chandrasekaran

A few years ago, Barclays embarked on a journey to migrate its legacy services to a modern tech stack with the objective of achieving a high level of scale, resilience, and reliability. During the incremental, iterative move towards an ecosystem of focused, distributed services, it’s fair to say that the company discovered the challenges of distributing objects. Join us for an episode you can’t miss if you’re finding it a lot harder to architect in practice than in theory, and learn how you can shed light on the dark side of microservices.

Enterprises opt for different microsegmentation architectures

Network World

It's a network jungle these days with predators relentlessly searching for ways to infiltrate corporate resources. IT leaders are responding with a variety of different microsegmentation approaches, all designed to isolate workloads from each other and prevent unauthorized lateral movements.

Why use a Reference Architecture?

IT Toolbox

A reference architecture describes the different kinds of technologies that are involved in a piece of software and how they relate to one another. It is an important technical template to establish if you want to have control over the selection of technology that goes into your software product. If this sounds like a bunch of management mumbo-jumbo, let me give you 3 reasons

IT Enterprise Architecture: How to Engage Business Partners and Enhance Digital Innovation

CEB IT

The firm’s enterprise architecture (EA) team – whose main task is to describe and document the design of organizations, including processes, systems, reporting structures, and technology – is often well placed to help business partners navigate opportunities for digital innovation. Blog Collaborate Across the Organization Enterprise Architecture Information Technology IT Enterprise Architecture

Concepts of a 'Layered Architecture'

IT Toolbox

The physical medium is not a part of the layered architecture The highest layer does not have an (N+1)-layer above it, and the lowest layer does not have an (N-1)-layer below it.

Serverless and Containers: How to Choose the Right Application Strategy

Speaker: Tolga Tarhan, Senior Vice President, GM AWS Services at Onica

When it comes to the modern tech stack, one of the fastest changing areas is around containers, serverless, and choosing the ideal path to cloud native computing. How do you as a technology leader point your team in the right direction, especially given how quickly this is evolving?