Matching IT Resources to Application Requirements
- August 11, 2016
A new way to automate the provisioning and management of infrastructure is appearing on the horizon, spearheaded by startups.
- August 09, 2016
Sumo Logic's log analysis tool initially couldn't keep up with the flow of data from the newspaper's mobile delivery apps, but a novel integration with AWS Lambda changed that.
- July 01, 2016
The language learning company uses multiple tools to make its DevOps environment run smoothly, but Docker has been the key to streamlining application releases.
- June 03, 2016
With Practitioner, ITIL targets a more digestible and flexible change management implementation. Is it a good compromise between traditional IT and DevOps?
- May 19, 2016
Developers and IT operations specialists alike have some requests for their fellow DevOps practitioners.
- March 16, 2016
The tech industry seems fixated breaking things apart into ever-smaller units for greater levels of "granularity." Traditional standalone applications are maligned as "monoliths" that must be broken apart in to their component pieces, or "...
- February 17, 2016
Regardless of hype, there are quite a few areas where cloud remains very much a work in progress. Take cloud bursting. This has long been IT's holy grail for cloud -- the ability to seamlessly expand capacity constrained workloads to outside of your...
- January 20, 2016
It's January, people, and you know what that means -- awards season! Not one to be left out of the party, Modern Infrastructure is happy to announce the winners of its third annual Impact Awards, where readers, industry experts and editors weigh in ...
- September 17, 2015
There is a lot of warm weather on the horizon. But data center operators shouldn't let that fool them in to thinking that they shouldn't worry about water conservation. Data centers are major water hogs, right up there with farms and golf courses. ...
- July 16, 2015
When evaluating a new technology, some people like to go all in, with gusto, and adopt it hook line and sinker. Then there are folks whose MO is to take baby steps: Dip a toe in the water and do a lengthy proof of concept. What's right for any given...
- June 16, 2015
It's hard to predict which novelties will become mainstays, and which will be has-beens. One current hot technology is hyperconvergence, the subject of Alex Barrett's article in our May issue, "The Hyperconvergence Effect." Is hyperconvergence a ...
- May 19, 2015
Just when you thought you had driven the last nail in the coffin of old-school IT, you find out it's back -- albeit with a twist.
Remember operating system-level virtualization? This method of server virtualization is back with a vengeance ...
- April 14, 2015
Seven years after its birth, the frenzy around cloud is beginning to subside. IT organizations have embraced public cloud for some workloads, and built private clouds for others.
IT is having productive discussions about which applications to ...
- March 17, 2015
There are plenty of new approaches to address ever-growing data needs, including scale-out vs. scale-up designs, the shift from hierarchical file systems to object storage, and the Hadoop Distributed File System. Pretty soon there will be absolutely...
- February 16, 2015
Expectations set by the public cloud around self-service and speed of deployment are beginning to creep into the enterprise. In the early days of cloud, developers were so wowed -- and the controls around accessing it were so loose -- that many ...