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Design for failure in the AWS Cloud!

It’s definitely very important to understand how the Cloud of your Cloud Provider works. So take your time to study the whitepaper and manuals on how you can save your applications against infrastructure failures. Therefore Amazon released a website where you can find some whitepapers on designing fault-tolerant applications, learn about cloud architectures and web […]

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Cloud Computing does not solve all your problems automatically…

…, on the contrary, it initially creates problems! Especially if you want to provide yourself as a provider of Cloud Computing services. It is a misconception, if you think, that the construction of a private cloud implies, that you no longer have to take care about the high availability of your infrastructure (physical machines, virtual […]

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How can you identify true Cloud Computing?

People often ask me, how they can identify a true Cloud Computing offering. Often they say: „Hey, our data is processed by a service provider in his data center. Well, we are using the Cloud, right?“ Hm, Careful! Many marketing departments of webhosting provider abused Cloud Computing in the last month, whereby a dilution of […]

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SOA: Important facts to create a stable architecture

A SOA is often defined as death. But in most cases, failures are already made in the planning phase, because of a nonexistent process optimization. Often it is said: „Hey, let’s make a SOA.“ A further Problem: The responsibility for a SOA is often fully assigned to the IT department, due to the fact that […]

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Is there any possibility to leave or switch the Cloud? The need for a transparent Cloud!

Think about the following scenario. You have migrated parts of your IT Infrastructure successfully in the Cloud of a provider. You think: „Well, everything is fine. We are saving costs, our infrastructure is now scalable and elastic and our software is always state of the art.“ But,… what if certain things happen? Maybe you want […]

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IT-Strategy: 10 facts how agility supports your strategy

Agility could be a competitive advantage for each business. There for here are some facts how agility could support your IT strategy. 1. Infrastructure – Your infrastructure should be flexible and scalable. – Standardize your technologie is the goal. 2. Datamanagement – Centralize your data management (single source) – Use standardized interfaces to access the […]

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Cloud Computing: a question of trust, availability and security

In spite of many advantages like scalable processing power or storage space, the acceptability of Cloud Computing will stay or fall with the faith in the Cloud! I am pointing out three basic facts Cloud providers would be faced with, when they are offering their Cloud Computing services. Availability Using Amazon services or Google apps […]

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