Ather Beg looks at a session that Mastercard presented at Future:NET 2018. For Ather, it reiterated even a cutting edge financial services provider faces the same challenges when transitioning to cloud-native infrastructure.
At Future:NET 2018, Ed Horley got to hear a session on how blockchain technology could impact enterprise networks. Despite hype around financial applications, Ed looks how how blockchain could be used for microtransactions between unknown parties, virtualized network functions, and IoT trust models. Blockchain has many more applications beyond cryptocurrency, and Future:NET 2018 showed the possible network implications.
Tom Hollingsworth considers our seemingly inevitable multi cloud future. Recent security breaches have made him ask, can these complex systems be built to keep them both secure and open? He’s looking forward to the VMware NSX Virtual Cloud Network Deep Dive to learn how to make this possible.
Matt Leib looks at Pure Storage’s newly announced Data Hub architecture. This provides a highly available, massively powerful, and scalable architecture designed specifically for demanding modern workloads around artificial intelligence, machine learning, and streaming analytics.
At Future:NET 2018 Roger Lund heard a talk from Adam Casella about the state of networking in the age of cloud. Roger breaks down why it’s so hard to operate a cloud-native network, why these issues haven’t been solved yet, and how some companies have approached the issue.
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.
Ather Beg considers Marco Palladino’s presentation at Future:NET 2018 about the challenges to business around microservices and APIs. He outlines how service architecture is already changing, and how it will continue in the near future.
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.
Service mesh and automation featured heavily in Future:NET 2018 presentations. Ed Horley was able to attend them, and shares his thoughts in this post.
Persistent storage for containers is not considered a solved problem. Stephen Foskett spoke with Pure Storage’s Sandeep Singh and Anthony Ferrario about the issue. They discussed why the Pure Service Orchestrator provides cloud-native APIs to give developers access to a sophisticated storage backend without needed to be a storage admin.