Google Strengthens Compute Engine With Load Balancing

Data Center Knowledge

On Wednesday Google announced numerous enhancements to its Cloud Platform, the addition of layer 3 load balancing to Compute Engine, which delivers Google-scale throughput and fault tolerance to manage Internet applications. Cloud Computing Google

Ten Ways to Make Your Cloud More Efficient

Data Center Knowledge

From WANOP and load balancing to automation and orchestration, there are many ways to make your cloud environment more efficient Read More. Cloud Computing Featured cloud

Which Data Center Skills are in Demand Today

Data Center Knowledge

Latest State of the Data Center Industry survey results show hunger for automation and cloud, DCIM, load balancing, and more Read More. Data Center World Staffing cloud data center

How does your SaaS vendor respond to the scalability question.

Social, Agile and Transformation

Ask some CTO’s about how their product scales and they’ll whip out a logical diagram showing you redundant networks, redundant firewalls, load balancers, clustered application servers, redundant databases, and SAN storage. cloud computing. (6). Social, Agile, and Transformation.

Fountainhead: What Is Meant by a "Cloud-Ready" Application?

Fountainhead

Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. What Is Meant by a "Cloud-Ready" Application? Is calling an app "cloud-ready" just a form of cloud-washing? Cmon - arent all apps "ready for the cloud" (and for that matter, ANY cloud)?

18 Steps for End-to-End IaaS Provisioning in the Cloud with Azure Resource Manager (ARM), PowerShell and Desired State Configuration (DSC)

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as of this article’s publication date, to perform end-to-end provisioning of a common IaaS VM scenario: load-balanced web applications.

Build Your Private Cloud Foundation - Networking with Windows.

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Build Your Private Cloud in a Month. Tommy Patterson - Virtually Cloud 9. Yung Chou - Hybrid Cloud. Thomas Maurer - Private Cloud. James van den Berg, MVP Cloud and Datacenter Management. Building Clouds Blog - Cloud & Datacenter Solutions. Cloud Solutions Hub - Getting Started. Cloud. Private Cloud. Build Your Private Cloud Foundation - Networking with Windows Server 2012. Private Cloud Foundational Architecture.

Key Features to Grow Your Business with Google Cloud Platform

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Cloud is transforming the way IT is built and used. This can be seen specifically with cloud computing, which has made hosting infrastructure elastic. As a leader in the cloud space, Google Cloud is now earning $1 billion per quarter, according to CEO Sundar Pichai. As a successful option for a cloud platform, could GCP be right for your enterprise? Let’s take a look at a few key features on Google Cloud that make it a strong choice for enterprises.

Step-by-Step: Automated Provisioning for Linux in the Cloud with Microsoft Azure, XPlat CLI, JSON and Node.js ( Part 2 )

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There's lots of tools that can be leveraged for automating Linux workloads on Microsoft Azure , including Azure Automation , PowerShell DSC for Linux , VM Agent Custom Scripts , Cloud-Init , XPlat CLI for Azure , Vagrant , Docker and third-party tools such as Chef and Puppet.

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Accelerating DevOps with the Cloud using Microsoft Azure and Friends: The Series

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WATCH: Scaling and Auto-scaling Cloud Applications – Up or Out? In this episode, Yung Chou is back with me to discuss the ability for DevOps organizations to easily and quickly scale cloud applications. STEP-BY-STEP: Implementing Internal Load Balancing in Microsoft Azure.

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VMware or Microsoft? Automated Server Workload Balancing for Heterogeneous Private Clouds

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includes automated server workload balancing in the vSphere Enterprise and Enterprise+ premium suites via two feature sets: Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) and Distributed Power Management (DPM). DRS and DPM together are intended to provide an automated method for balancing compute capacity and reducing energy consumption in a highly virtualized datacenter. Automated VM Load Balancing. VMware vSphere 5.x

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End-to-End IaaS Workload Provisioning in the Cloud with Azure Automation and PowerShell DSC ( Part 2 )

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This article is Part 2 of a two-part series on automating the end-to-end provisioning process for IaaS workloads running on the Microsoft Azure cloud platform. Microsoft Virtual Academy: Automating the Cloud with Azure Automation.

Changing the calculus of containers in the cloud

All Things Distributed

Docker), and the cloud. In our industry, four years is a long time, but I think we've only just started exploring how this combination of code packaging, well-designed workflows, and the cloud can reshape the ability of developers to quickly build applications and innovate.

Using Azure Bastion as a Host for VMs

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Microsoft Azure, one of the leading cloud providers, recently launched the preview of a new platform-as-a-service offering called “Azure Bastion”. Alternatively, you can do this through a load balancer or firewall.

Why R2? Your Next SAN with SMB 3.02 Scale-out File Servers

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Private Cloud System Center 2012 Server 2012 Windows Server 2012 Storage iSCSI S TORAGE! For most IT Pros that I speak with, storage is a huge chunk of their IT budget – often accounting for as much as 30%-40% (more in some cases) of their annual capital IT costs.

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Managing What Matters In the Cloud: The Apps » Data Center.

Data Center Knowledge

Managing What Matters In the Cloud: The Apps. Managing What Matters In the Cloud: The Apps. Paul Speciale is Chief Marketing Officer at Appcara , which is a provider of a model-based cloud application platform. Cloud Management. Cloud Application Management.

End-to-End IaaS Workload Provisioning in the Cloud with Azure Automation and PowerShell DSC ( Part 1 )

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I'm frequently asked about how these tools can be used together to orchestrate end-to-end provisioning of cloud workloads, including fabric, OS and application components. Provision cloud fabric resources with PowerShell Workflow activities using Azure Automation Runbooks.

Fountainhead: New AWS enable "Real" Elastic Clouds

Fountainhead

Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. New AWS enable "Real" Elastic Clouds. Yesterday Amazon announced a new set of services for their EC2 "elastic compute cloud" and these perhaps represent the real "holy grail" for cloud computing. While not new concepts, they illustrate how "real" cloud computing elasticity works, and challenge a few other virtualization & automation providers to do the same. Cloud Computing. (55).

Walkthrough: Creating Private Clouds with System Center 2012 SP1.

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Build Your Private Cloud in a Month. Tommy Patterson - Virtually Cloud 9. Yung Chou - Hybrid Cloud. Thomas Maurer - Private Cloud. James van den Berg, MVP Cloud and Datacenter Management. Building Clouds Blog - Cloud & Datacenter Solutions. Cloud Solutions Hub - Getting Started. Cloud. Private Cloud. Now … were ready to build some Private Clouds! 03:00 ] How to Create & Delegate Private Clouds in VMM. [

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Lessons Learnt from Running a Container-Native Cloud

Scott Lowe

This is a liveblog of the session titled “Lessons Learnt from Running a Container-Native Cloud,” led by Xu Wang. This session claims to discuss some lessons learned from running a cloud leveraging this sort of technology. plus Kubernetes)-based cloud for a year. So, what is a “container-native” cloud? Wang provides some criteria: A container is a first-class citizen in the cloud.

Federation Solutions And The New IT Agenda

Chuck's Blog - EMC

  4) Infrastructure — move to a software-defined data center (SDDC) infrastructure, expand to hybrid cloud.   Examples: EMC products work well with any hypervisor, VMware partners with other storage vendors, and Pivotal is famously “cloud agnostic”.

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Expanding the Cloud: Docker Containers in Elastic Beanstalk

All Things Distributed

Along with the native Docker functionality you''re used to - including log access, volume mapping, and environment variables - enjoy the automated monitoring, provisioning, and configuration of things like Elastic Load Balancing and Auto Scaling that Elastic Beanstalk provides.

Fishbowl Finds the Right Fit for Hybrid Cloud With Latisys » Data.

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud Computing » Latisys. Fishbowl Finds the Right Fit for Hybrid Cloud With Latisys. Fishbowl Finds the Right Fit for Hybrid Cloud With Latisys. “Hybrid” has replaced “cloud” as the hot buzzword, and from a customer perspective, there’s even more confusion around exactly what it means. They manage dedicated firewalls for us, but as far as load balancers we use the cloud. Cloud based firewalls aren’t the answer.”. About DCK.

Kubernetes, Kubeadm, and the AWS Cloud Provider

Scott Lowe

Over the last few weeks, I’ve noticed quite a few questions appearing in the Kubernetes Slack channels about how to use kubeadm to configure Kubernetes with the AWS cloud provider. You may recall that I wrote a post about setting up Kubernetes with the AWS cloud provider last September, and that post included a few snippets of YAML for kubeadm config files. to set up a Kubernetes cluster with the AWS cloud provider. internal kubeletExtraArgs: cloud-provider: aws.

The O’Reilly Software Architecture Conference Call for Participation

CTOvision

Cloud. Caching, load balancing, optimization. By Bob Gourley. 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.

IBM to Acquire Cloudant: Open, Cloud Database Service Helps Organizations Simplify Mobile, Web App and Big Data Development

CTOvision

By Bob Gourley Note: we have been tracking Cloudant in our special reporting on Analytical Tools , Big Data Capabilities , and Cloud Computing. Cloudant will extend IBM’s Big Data and Analytics , Cloud Computing and Mobile offerings by further helping clients take advantage of these key growth initiatives. Cloudant runs on the IBM SoftLayer platform today and extends IBM’s recent investment in the SoftLayer cloud infrastructure.

Step-by-Step: Enable Network Monitoring in Azure.

CanITPro

Hello folks, When building network infrastructures in the cloud live VNets, ExpressRoute, Application Gateways, Load balancers, and more… You need tools and processes to monitor and troubleshoot any issues that may arise. Go ahead, load it up!

Setting up the Kubernetes AWS Cloud Provider

Scott Lowe

The AWS cloud provider for Kubernetes enables a couple of key integration points for Kubernetes running on AWS; namely, dynamic provisioning of Elastic Block Store (EBS) volumes and dynamic provisioning/configuration of Elastic Load Balancers (ELBs) for exposing Kubernetes Service objects. Unfortunately, the documentation surrounding how to set up the AWS cloud provider with Kubernetes is woefully inadequate. internal kubeletExtraArgs: cloud-provider: aws.

How to Achieve PCI Compliance in AWS?

Galido

As such, it is critical that the merchants comply with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards ( PCI DSS ) to protect the cardholder information using the Amazon Web Services as well as Amazon cloud. How Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) Boosts Data Protection.

New Route 53 and ELB features: IPv6, Zone Apex, WRR and more.

All Things Distributed

Route53 support for WRR load balancing. Weighted Round Robin is a DNS based load-balancing scheme that allows you to select multiple IP address for a name to be resolved to and to assigns frequencies ("weights") to how often the name should resolve to each address.

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Expanding the Cloud: Enabling Globally Distributed Applications and Disaster Recovery

All Things Distributed

Availability Zones have since become the foundational elements for AWS customers to create a new generation of highly available distributed applications in the cloud that are designed to be fault tolerant from the get go.

The Business Case Justification for PaaS

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Within the cloud delivery models Platform as a Service (PaaS), the model providing the facilities for full life cycle application development, has a smaller overall market share than IaaS or SaaS. PaaS service offerings have matured and many of the latest platform announcements by the large cloud vendors have shifted from IaaS to PaaS. Perficient has partnerships with all of the leading cloud and pure-play PaaS vendors and as such we work on a great deal of PaaS implementations.

VMworld 2013 – Network Virtualization: Moving Beyond the Obvious (My Notes)

Virtualized Greek

The Second are is the higher level layers such as load balancing. F5 for example has announced a load balancing solution that support VXLAN for load balancing hosts connected to a physical port with a virtual host connected to the virtual network.

What’s Free at Linux Academy — March 2019

Linux Academy

By adding free cloud training to our Community Membership, students have the opportunity to develop their Linux and cloud skills further. You will walk through a local installation as well as how to use our Cloud Servers in order to follow along with our demos.

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Best of TechEd 2013: Windows Azure - New Choices and Flexibility.

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Build Your Private Cloud in a Month. Tommy Patterson - Virtually Cloud 9. Yung Chou - Hybrid Cloud. Thomas Maurer - Private Cloud. James van den Berg, MVP Cloud and Datacenter Management. Building Clouds Blog - Cloud & Datacenter Solutions. Cloud.