Orchestration and integration may be what people think of most when in comes to DevOps. But in this post, Ned Bellavance looks at how to close the DevOps feedback loop with measuring and optimizing application performance.
This week on IT Origins, we talk with Senior Cloud Ops Advocate, podcaster, and oenophile, Phoummala Schmitt. We discuss how she came into an IT career from the fashion industry, why we’re already living in a multi-cloud world, and why high availability in the cloud goes beyond a SLA.
This week Tom and Rich discuss news from Mobility Field Day, Ampere’s ARM server chips, NetApp getting cloudy, and a kinder Linus.
NetApp announced the acquisition of StackPointCloud and the subsequent debut of the NetApp Kubernetes Service. The acquisition is another step in the company’s evolution into a data company, one that now has them offering an increasingly full stack of cloud solutions.
Dell EMC’s PoewrMax is the latest in a long lineage of tier zero storage, going all the way back to EMC Symmetrix. Arjan Timmerman looks at the latest updates with PowerMax that he saw at Storage Field Day earlier this year, and considers why it continues to resonate with very large customers for so long.
We recently got to look at the HPE ProLiant ML110 Gen10. It’s a versatile option for SMBs with a well thought out design and some surprising features.
Stephen Foskett spoke with Cody Hosterman and Anthony Ferrario from Pure Storage to find out how the company is meaningfully integrating VVols support into FlashArray, and why it’s taken some time for the industry to adopt the technology.
In this installment of IT Origins, we had the good fortune to talk with Ken Nalbone. We discussed how he went from wanting to own a drum store to a career in IT. Along the way we discussed the impact of getting his Masters, why the principals of coding are more important than a specific language, and the importance of LAN parties.
This week on the Rundown, Rich talks about Intel buying NetSpeed, Quantum Cloud Computing, Jack Ma leaving Alibaba, the Cyber Deterrence and Response Act, and saying goodbye to Plex Cloud.
MPLS is a venerable technology that has been around for a long time. SD-WAN is a new technology that is reducing the need for dedicated MPLS circuits. But will SD-WAN mean the end of MPLS? Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at this protocol and analyzes if there’s still a place for MPLS in this world.