Matching IT Resources to Application Requirements

  • August 26, 2016 26 Aug'16

    DevOps implementation challenges grow in green fields, too

    Startups can begin their DevOps journey unencumbered by legacy infrastructure, but scaling infrastructure and training employees are still hurdles to overcome.

  • August 16, 2016 16 Aug'16

    Stateful applications spark container management debate

    Stateful applications and container management don't mix, say some IT pros. But others say enterprises need to bring stateful apps into new IT architectures.

  • August 11, 2016 11 Aug'16

    Programmable infrastructure fends off configuration drift

    A new way to automate the provisioning and management of infrastructure is appearing on the horizon, spearheaded by startups.

  • August 09, 2016 09 Aug'16

    Log analysis tool keeps Washington Post news apps on time

    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 01 Jul'16

    DevOps automation boosts Rosetta Stone's app delivery

    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 03 Jun'16

    It's ITIL and DevOps, not ITIL or DevOps

    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 19 May'16

    IT pros make wish list for DevOps practices

    Developers and IT operations specialists alike have some requests for their fellow DevOps practitioners.

  • March 16, 2016 16 Mar'16

    Mad about microsegmentation

    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 17 Feb'16

    Windows workloads leap to cloud

    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 20 Jan'16

    The 2016 MI Impact Awards

    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 17 Sep'15

    Data center water use grows

    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 16 Jul'15

    Lift and shift vs. re-platforming cloud apps

    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 16 Jun'15

    Can hyperconverged systems transform the enterprise?

    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 19 May'15

    Container technology thrives for IT

    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 14 Apr'15

    Big data workloads live on-premises

    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 ...