Tuesday, February 28th, 2012 at
8:23 pm - Posted by
Earlier we saw useful design techniques for a cloud enabled application
. In this blog, we are going to look at various guidelines that help in the selection of Cloud Provider and Cloud Type for an organization.
Typically, an organization’s Technical as well as Business needs drive this selection. Here is a list of few such aspects.
The organizations technology choices as well as criticality of information, user load etc. (more…)
Friday, February 24th, 2012 at
3:58 pm - Posted by
I recently got an opportunity to attend a TiE event “TiE Cloud: Breakthroughs in Cloud Security
” in Silicon Valley on 2nd
Feb. This conference was hosted by Mr. Allwyn Sequeira, CTO & VP, Cloud Networking & Security, VMware and Mr. Pradip Shankar, Vice-President, Ericsson.
In many of the presentations and discussion forums in this event, looking at the questions and interest from the attendees, many of them emphasized on how to best set-up their cloud infrastructure securely. Cloud security continues to be a major concern for enterprises, in fact many of the CIOs expressed that they have no immediate plans to migrate to private cloud concerned by its complexity, security issues and fear of losing control over their data and privacy. (more…)
Thursday, February 2nd, 2012 at
1:05 pm - Posted by
As outlined in earlier blog (Is your application a candidate for cloud migration
), any application can be deployed on cloud, using right cloud application framework. However, in order to take maximum advantage of cloud features like dynamic scaling and high availability, it is advisable to make some design changes in the application. Here is a list of a few such design considerations:
- Use of Decoupled Components
- Asynchronous Communication
- Stateless Application Design
- Choice of Database
- Data Storage Strategy
I plan to discuss these design considerations in some detail, in the coming sections. (more…)