With the increasing frequency of development and deployment cycles, the adoption of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) practices have changed how software engineers build, test and deliver applications. Automation tools that support these practices are key to enabling faster and more efficient building and configuring of infrastructure, reducing the cost and effort involved.
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Containers are highly efficient vehicles for developing and deploying apps. As container usage ramps up, the complexity of managing containers across the totality of your IT infrastructure rises exponentially – making a container management platform essential at the enterprise level. In this article we’ll look at five benefits of Red Hat’s OpenShift Container Platform.
Shadow-Soft partnered with Red Hat to host a webinar on migrating applications to the cloud. Shadow-Soft’s VP of Development, John Himebook, shared ideas and use cases on the four common migration models: Lift and Shift, Shift to SaaS, App Modernization (Refactoring), and Replatforming.
We have identified four cloud migration models, based on the way different companies want to use the cloud. Finding the model that matches your goals is the first step to a successful migration.
If you are looking to get out of the datacenter and stop managing hardware, Lift and Shift is your best approach. The Lift and Shift model offers the fastest and the least disruptive method to migrate to the cloud, allowing applications to have higher performance at a low upfront cost.
“Shift to SaaS” is a cloud migration model to consider when you want to free your IT team from maintaining applications that are not customer-facing. Read on to learn why you should move back-office applications to SaaS. Why shift to SaaS? Back-office applications suck a lot…
Before DevOps, there was Development and Operations, each with conflicting priorities. A developer’s job is to create new products, modify existing products and fix defects in the code. They are measured, incentivised and paid based on how often they push code and deliver new value.
We review five leading open source DevOps tools based on features and benefits, pricing, and support.
Open source enterprise software has never been more popular than right now. More and more organizations, recognizing the array of benefits that it has to offer, are bringing open source software into their processes and even building whole businesses around…
New open source technologies are changing the way organizations develop and deploy applications. In this article, we review four leading open source application servers. Compare each tool based on business benefits, feature set, and price.