5 Steps You Should Know About Building Cloud Solution Architecture on Azure Cloud

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Microsoft Azure is one of the fastest-rising cloud solution providers and with their enriched history of building products, Microsoft has created a knowledge hub to help build cloud solution architecture. This blog enlists 5 steps you should know about building cloud solution architecture on Azure. Azure Architecture Center provides a centralized place for architecting solutions on Azure using established patterns and practices. The below diagram depicts the five-step process to…

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Top AWS reInvent 2021 Takeaways for Architects

Top AWS reInvent 2021 Takeaways for Architects

AWS re:Invent 2021 (Nov 29 – Dec 3, 2021) has been the key highlight in the technology community particularly after the pandemic. As an in-person attendee, it was a great opportunity to learn, discuss, understand, and experience the tech event. While there are many viewpoints, this article summarizes the top AWS reInvent 2021 takeaways for architects to help them be aware of the broader context. #1 – Don’t forget the…

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Tech Tip #4 – Use Lens IDE as a unified tool to manage Kubernetes cluster

Abstraction, flexibility, transparency, and avoiding vendor lock-in are key factors in choosing the suitable Kubernetes management solution. Lens Desktop is a developer-friendly IDE to manage Kubernetes built using opensource & cloud-native principles and a great offering as a unified tool to manage Kubernetes cluster. Lens IDE is a developer-friendly offering as a unified tool to manage the Kubernetes cluster across cloud vendors, and on-premises Kubernetes in a similar way. This…

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Key Takeaways from CNCF KubeCon + CloudNativeCon NA 2021

KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM CNCF KUBECON + CLOUDNATIVECON NA 2021

CNCF has recently wrapped up a virtual conference (KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2021) with 50+ sessions by engineering experts in Cloud Native technologies. Though this article summarizes key takeaways from the North America hybrid (virtual + in-person) conference (Oct 11-15), it is recommended to watch recorded sessions by clicking here. You can also access slides by clicking here. Key takeaways from CNCF KubeCon + CloudNativeCon NA 2021 conference have…

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Top 10 Tips You Should Know As A Modern Software Architect

With fast-paced technology evolution, software architecture is evolving each day with new patterns and technology choices. This article summarizes the top 10 tips you should know as a modern software architect and the list is not limited but evolving. #1 – Be observant of frameworks providing acceleration towards Microservices Architecture (MSA) With Microservices Architecture in mainstream adoption, most of the frameworks either have started remodeling themselves as per Microservices Architecture.…

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Accelerate Your Cloud Migration Journey With Cloud Assessment Technology

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Context Cloud migration is the top priority for IT executives as per the survey by leading research firms. Gartner (in their technology trends 2021) and SaaS vendors like Flexera (published 2021 State of Cloud Report) have predicted that COVID-19 has accelerated Cloud migration plans and the key message coming out as: Accelerated Cloud Migration is the need of the hour and continues to be the top priority as a strategic initiative for…

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Lessons Learned from AWS Services Outage (Nov 2020)

Outage Impact

Context, Analysis & Impact Amazon’s internet infrastructure service experienced a multi-hour outage on Wednesday that affected a large portion of the internet. Read more details on The Washington Post by clicking here. More than 50+ companies impacted including Roku, Adobe, Flickr, Twilio, Tribune Publishing and Amazon’s own smart security division Ring, in its region covering the eastern U.S. Business impact such as as reported by The Washington Post: New account…

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Don’t Reinvent for Cloud Migration or Adoption Framework

Cloud Migration Approach

When it comes to cloud migration or adoption, often organizations get into the practice of building a cloud migration framework before the migration. While having a cloud migration strategy is essential for successful cloud migration, it does not necessitate to build your own cloud migration framework.During the assessment or discovery phase itself, you can start leveraging the below frameworks based upon your cloud vendor selection: AWS Cloud Adoption Framework Microsoft…

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Don’t miss these learning about Cloud Governance using AWS Organizations

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AWS Organizations (launched in 2017) is a key governance & management service if you are using AWS as a cloud service provider for large or medium scale organization. Key benefits of AWS Organizations are consolidated billing, automated account creation, centralized management of service control policies (SCP), and governance over AWS accounts managed within the organization. As there is no additional charge for using AWS Organizations, it is encouraged to reap…

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3 Simple Tricks Every Architect Should Know About Twelve-Factor App

Twelve-factor app, introduced by Heroku, became a popular reference as principles in building cloud-native or software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications. As a software architect, awareness is an important aspect so that you can effectively apply new patterns or methodologies to make successful applications. Use these 3 Tricks / Steps when you are designing or refactoring the applications. 1. Get to the basics The first step is to ensure that you understand all…

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