AWS Migration Approach: Classic ModelSaturday, April 22, 2017
Almost every firm has legacy investments in applications and code. They want to keep these alive, if not improve and refactor them. An important use case within AWS is keeping old applications alive and providing a platform for either improvement (rebuilding the app to make it Cloud-Native friendly), or decommissioning the app and going to a SaaS application model.
Agile & Waterfall: Both can be validThursday, April 13, 2017
There are 2 common SDLC or software development life cycle methodologies, both of which are derived from OOAD with UML. The Waterfall or Traditional approach using distinct phases and hand-offs. The Agile or RAD (rapid application deployment) model, which compresses the Waterfall method and forces close-collaborative development cycles.
Introduction to DevopsWednesday, April 12, 2017
Many news media reports about Devops cite a failure rate of 70%, or in some cases, a similar level of dissatisfaction that Devops has actually improved the development, deployment and operational management, of software and applications. These statistics are however, misleading. Devops is not a product, a brand, or even a certified method. It is a philosophy of how to create code and build software applications. It is thus elastic, mutable and prone to misuse and misunderstanding. Quite often, Devops is simply not understood that well by firms who are supposedly engaged in Devops, and neither is it managed properly.
Operational Considerations when Moving Applications to the CloudTuesday, April 11, 2017
There are many application ‘modernization’ strategies and you can pick what you believe are the best methods to modernize your applications. However, we must also consider operational issues when modernizing our applications. These include support, maintenance, upgrades, automation and network utilization.
Assessing Applications for the CloudThursday, March 30, 2017
It is the application porting or redevelopment that will become the long-term path to complete the transition to cloud.