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Private connectivity to the public Cloud

So you want to move an internally facing only workload to the public cloud?  But you don’t want to run your connectivity over the Internet for a number of reasons.  Those reasons could be anything from privacy, security, control or … Continue reading

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Process debt and just getting stuff done

If I had just one observation to make about the biggest barrier to just getting stuff done it would be the build up of organisational process debt.  This process debt can take many forms and can have many responses from … Continue reading

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Not all clouds are created equal

So with many people looking to adopt cloud services, it is worth taking a look at what you currently run and how that fits into the two major cloud providers with IaaS offerings, i.e. Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure.  Now most … Continue reading

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What the heck is a DevOps?

DevOps:  Another IT industry buzzword that does the rounds, especially when someone is trying to sell you something (no surprise there), but what problem is it trying to solve? For me there are too many conflicting definitions as to what … Continue reading

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Temporary solutions aren’t

Temporary solutions: the idea that deploying something as a short-term measure that will be fixed “properly” later.  You will find out that temporary solutions rarely are just temporary and end up being long-term solutions to a problem that either gets forgotten … Continue reading

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