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Monitoring ADCs the Cloud Native Way With Prometheus and Grafana

by Bethany Hill on ADC • October 28, 2020
Cloud Native computing has fundamentally shifted the paradigm for how applications are built and run. Built around concepts of ephemeral compute and immutable infrastructure based on Containers, Cloud Native computing focuses on treating each bit of functionality as a small application to be delivered as a service. In that sense, Cloud Native is the polar opposite of so-called monolithic applications that cannot be decomposed into services easily and require massive infrastructure footprints.
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Designing for Resilience: What is a Cloud-N Disaster Recovery and Mitigation Strategy?

by Bethany Hill on Cloud • September 14, 2020
Our first blog of this series outlined the various challenges posed to DevOps and IT leaders resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. In this blog we take a closer look at designing for resilience using a Cloud-N disaster recovery and mitigation strategy.
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(Re) Designing Application Infrastructure for Intelligence with AI and Automation

by Bethany Hill on Automation • August 27, 2020
Our first blog of this series outlined the various challenges posed to DevOps and IT leaders resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. In this blog we take a closer look at designing application infrastructure for intelligence with AI and automation .
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Designing for Infrastructure Agility: Lessons for Economic Opportunity

by Bethany Hill on Scalability • August 13, 2020
The pandemic forced rapid scale-up and highlighted design decisions as critical to building an adaptive business. With the global economy suffering the consequences of COVID-19 and national lockdowns, there has been a large focus on cutting costs, reducing staff and stripping back to the bare necessities. In the land of application delivery and cloud computing, the reverse has happened. Companies rushed to provision more capacity in response to sustained increases in traffic and usage driven by the move from offline to online for so many activities.  
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Designing for Distributed Systems: Lessons from Digital Healthcare

by Bethany Hill on Tips and Tricks • July 30, 2020
Our first blog of this series outlined the various challenges posed to DevOps and IT leaders resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. In this blog we take a closer look at designing distributed systems for digital healthcare.
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Designing for Scalability: Lessons From Changing Buyer Behavior

by Bethany Hill on Scalability • July 15, 2020
Our first blog of this series outlined the various challenges posed to DevOps and IT leaders resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. In this blog we take a closer look at why businesses need to design applications and IT infrastructure for dynamic scalability and how this can be achieved. 
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Designing for Uncertainty: Lessons from COVID-19 and what comes next

by Bethany Hill on DevOps • July 3, 2020
In an upcoming series of blog articles we analyse the lessons to be learned from COVID-19 and how to design for uncertainty. This series tackles 5 main topics which are introduced below. To follow the series “Designing for Uncertainty” please subscribe to our blog.
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