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.

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

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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. By Bob Gourley.

Agile Mindsets: Don't try to get a perfect architecture; Plan to get it wrong

Social, Agile and Transformation

I still find teams that have adopted scrum and other agile practices, but still strive for perfection when trying to conceive architectures and implementation plans. agile planning agile software development cloud computing data management DevOps innovation it management software development software qaSome will also try to think through every edge case to ensure that designs are fully future-proofed. This is an unrealistic proposition for most teams and people.

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12 Warning Signs of Bad Application Architecture

Social, Agile and Transformation

At a #CIOChat this weekend we were asked about warning signs for bad architecture. Here was my quick response capturing just a tweet-sized summary of architecture that "smells bad" - Too slow making biz needs. cio cloud computing it management software development software qaToo difficult/complex to explain to new technologists. Lack of defined integration process (closed system). Can’t be deployed to the cloud. Performance or stability issues. #.

3D XPoint et al to force architecture and software changes

Computer Weekly

New solid state technologies such as 3D XPoint will be a second tier of memory, bringing change to hardware architectures and software to be rewritten, says SNIA solid state group chair

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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. It is one of the few events focusing on leadership and what it takes to be a software architect. New architectural styles. Integration architecture.

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

Nutanix Granted Patent for Its Software-Defined Storage Architecture

Data Center Knowledge

Nutanix is granted a patent for its storage architecture for virtualized data centers, Nimble Storage advances its Infosight analytics with new forensic capabilities, and Avere Systems launches the FXT 4800 edge filer for enterprise storage. Storage avere systems nimble storage nutanix

HPE demos memory-driven architecture for next-generation IT

Computer Weekly

HPE aims to push the limits of computing by moving the memory bottleneck it claims is limiting the performance of application software

Dell EMC PowerEdge MX 7000 Kinetic Based Data Infrastructure Architecture

Storage IO Blog

Dell EMC PowerEdge MX 7000 Kinetic Based Data Infrastructure Architecture Dell EMC today announced with a tag line IT Unbound their new PowerEdge MX 7000 Kinetic Based Data Infrastructure Architecture slated for general availability September 21, 2018. Previewed earlier this year at Dell Technology World in Las Vegas, PowerEdge MX 7000 is a new family […] The post Dell EMC PowerEdge MX 7000 Kinetic Based Data Infrastructure Architecture appeared first on StorageIOblog.

How to Assess Your Technical Architecture

CIO Dashboard

I need to identify gaps in the current state architecture as well as think about future state technical capabilities. One minute I need to focus on the web services that need to be developed as part of the future state architecture. Is the Architecture Complete?

Why We Need Cloud Integration Architecture

CIO Dashboard

This reminds me of the “best of breed” systems architecture problem in which an organization chooses to select the best application software for each of its business functions but is also saddled with integrating each of them together (often a tedious, custom project in itself).

21 May Webinar: SAS and Apache Hadoop Architecture Review

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Register now for our 21 May webinar with SAS focusing on architecture and design patterns for optimizing SAS and Hadoop. SAS Business Analytics software is focused on delivering actionable value from enterprise data holdings. Bob will be joined by one of SAS's leading big data architects for a dive into the architecture of this mission-focused approach. The post 21 May Webinar: SAS and Apache Hadoop Architecture Review appeared first on CTOvision.com.

Review Lessons Learned in Big Data 21 May: SAS and Apache Hadoop Architecture Review

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Analysts are able to leverage comprehensive enterprise data stores by use of familiar interfaces and methods and with the well engineered SAS and Hadoop architecture can dramatically improve their results for mission. SAS and Hadoop work together in ways supportive to enterprise missions.

Five Ways to Advance your Career with Modern Data Architecture

The Investing Edge

They are using a modern data architecture to select the highest-quality service providers from among thousands, and predict driver assistance needs based on a complex blend of traffic patterns, weather forecasts, and incident history.

Updated Software Defined Data Infrastructure Webinars and Fall 2016 events

Storage IO Blog

Here is the updated Server StorageIO fall 2016 webinar and event activities covering software defined data center, data infrastructure, virtual, cloud, containers, converged, hyper-converged server, storage, I/O network, performance and data protection among other topics. The post Updated Software Defined Data Infrastructure Webinars and Fall 2016 events appeared first on StorageIOblog.

How Software-Based Storage Is Changing Servers

Chuck's Blog - EMC

Here, we’re discussing software- based storage (vs. software- defined storage).    The distinction is important: software- based storage is anything that doesn’t prefer specialized external storage hardware, e.g. designed to run on industry-standard servers.

Accelerated PCAP: An Architecture for Precision Packet Capture and Analysis on High-­?Speed Networks

CTOvision

Using programmable logic and open source software deployed on commodity servers, a novel architecture can be conceived that can meet the demands of PCAP on high-­?speed To download a white paper showing a complete reference architecture and solution description, click here.

Cloud-Based Data Lakes: Healthcare Enterprise Architecture Zones

Perficient - Digital Transformation

This is why cloud-based data lakes have replaced the enterprise data warehouse (EDW) as the core of a modern healthcare data architecture. However, it’s no longer the centerpiece of an enterprise’s data architecture strategy. By Steven Vacca, Technical Analyst, Perficient.

Why Software-Defined Storage Matters

Chuck's Blog - EMC

At the same time, it appears that software is eating our world : extending the power of human intellect in ways that continually surprise us — now often powered by the avalanche of information we are creating about ourselves and the world around us. Software-Defined” — In One Word.

Six Crucial Attributes of a High-Performance In-Memory Architecture

Data Center Knowledge

The move from disk-based to memory-based data architectures requires a robust in-memory data management architecture, writes Fabien Sanglier of Software AG Government Solutions. Here are six crucial attributes to address when evaluating in-memory data management solutions. Read More. Industry Perspectives

Making The Case For Software-Defined Storage

Chuck's Blog - EMC

My corner of the IT industry is foisting a new concept on enterprise IT shops: software-defined storage.  Maybe software-defined storage doesn’t solve an immediate, burning problem for you right now, but — over time — many IT organizations will hit an interesting wall.

Next Generation Hybrid Software Defined Data Infrastructures Are In Your Future #blogtober

Storage IO Blog

Next Generation Hybrid Software Defined Data Infrastructures Are In Your Future #blogtober A few weeks ago I was invited to present a keynote at the 1st annual Minnesota VMware User Group (VMUG) Super VMUG mega event in Minneapolis titled Next Generation Hybrid Software Defined Data Infrastructures Are In Your Future (download PDF presentation here).

Why Open Source Is Really Disrupting Enterprise Software

Forrester IT

I had an epiphany today about a major reason open source is disrupting enterprise software. The acquisition - one of the main weapons that big software vendors had to fight disruptors - is losing effectiveness. Cool, talented open source developers don't generally want to work for big, stoggie software vendors. Enterprise ArchitectureThis is perhaps one of those things that you have heard so much, you've gone numb to it.

Software Delivery Depends on Infrastructure and Trust

Information Week

There's more to elite software delivery and operational performance than just tools and the right cloud architecture

Software-Defined Storage: An Alternate View

Chuck's Blog - EMC

When it comes to software-defined storage, things are surprisingly genteel: I yet to witness a good #twitpiss on the topic. It didn’t take long for me to get critical: the document opens with a long list of attributes that may (or may not) be associated with software-defined storage.

Symantec Finally Agrees With Everyone Else In The Security Community: Says Antivirus Software Is Dead

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The reality is that antivirus software that uses old fashioned methods of signature analysi. Architecture CTO Cyber Security DoD and IC Research antivirus Computer security Fixmo Hexis Information security invincea Symantec Triumfant Wall Street Journal As a technologist I have long respected Symantec and their many capabilities (they do far more than antivirus, see the list here).

Introducing The Software-Defined Storage Series

Chuck's Blog - EMC

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you know my story:  I’m a storage geek at heart, I work for VMware, and I think the next big phase of this industry is software-defined storage. If it does, I’ve got a catchy title picked out: Software-Defined Storage For Smarties. --.

Master The Cloud-Native Solution Ecosystem Of Container Software

Forrester IT

They have quickly become an important element of digital business transformation for EA pros because they promise faster software delivery, tremendous scale, higher resiliency, greater flexibility, and broader implementation options. Everything about enterprise app infrastructures, development styles, and architectures is changing, and containers play a key role in each area. Container DevOps Enterprise Architecture IaaS PaaS cloud

What Changes With Software-Defined Storage

Chuck's Blog - EMC

As a part of this series, we’ve already taken a look at the rationale and motivations behind software-defined storage , offered up a working definition, and taken a tour of the key elements found in our software-defined storage model.??. IT Leadership software defined storage

X15 Software Launches X15 Enterprise: A Hadoop-based machine data management solution

CTOvision

X15 Software Launches X15 Enterprise. August 5, 2014 — X15 Software, Inc., X15 Enterprise’s Hadoop-based architecture, scalability and openness enables organizations to easily access their machine data with a wide variety of analytics tools.”. By Bob Gourley.

VMware vSAN 6.6 hyper-converged (HCI) software defined data infrastructure

Storage IO Blog

hyper-converged (HCI) software defined data infrastructure In case you missed it, VMware announced vSAN v6.6 hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) software defined data infrastructure solution. hyper-converged (HCI) software defined data infrastructure appeared first on StorageIOblog. VMware vSAN 6.6 This is the first of a five-part series about VMware vSAN V6.6.

Catching Up With Summer 2018 IBM Cloudy Software Defined Storage Announcements

Storage IO Blog

Summer 2018 IBM Cloudy Software Defined Storage Announcements Time for some catching up with summer 2018 IBM cloudy software defined storage announcements that were made earlier this week. Thus, it is no surprise that it is time for catching up with summer 2018 […] The post Catching Up With Summer 2018 IBM Cloudy Software Defined Storage Announcements appeared first on StorageIOblog.

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Agile Estimation and Architecture Leads to Collaboration and.

Social, Agile and Transformation

Agile Estimation and Architecture Leads to Collaboration and Innovation. Solutioning and Estimating is when team leaders will consider a prioritized feature, recognize multiple approaches and organize them into scenarios, break down each scenario into Story Stubs, consider architecture needs , and estimate them. Labels: agile planning , agile software development , cio , innovation , it management , organizational change , product management , project management.

Why You Should Care About Software-Defined Storage

Chuck's Blog - EMC

But if you''re in the enterprise IT space, here''s relatively new one to pay attention to: software-defined storage. Software-defined storage won''t be any different -- there will be loud arguments at the outset, followed by people just getting on with things.