Is Dynamic Management the Real Ops Disruptor?

In our last post we looked closely at container packaging – what it means and why everyone’s going crazy about it. In this post, we’re going to look at another aspect of Cloud Native – dynamic management. Dynamic Management Dynamic infrastructure management is sometimes called programmable infrastructure and its purpose is to automate data centre tasks … Continued

Are Containers the Best Cloud Native Tool?

Earlier in this blog series we described how every strategy comprises a goal and the actions we take or tools we use to accomplish it. We’re now going to consider some of the tools that Cloud Native uses, including container packaging, dynamic management, and a microservices-oriented architecture. In this post we’ll consider container packaging – … Continued

The 3 Most Common Cloud Native Goals & What Kind of Company Are You?

Cloud Native Goals In our earlier posts in this series we described a Cloud Native Strategy as a way to achieve business goals by taking a particular set of actions: using IaaS or PaaS a microservice(ish) architecture containers orchestrators. Now let’s talk about the most common of those business goals: speed, scale and margin. The … Continued

What is a Cloud Native Strategy?

In the last two blogs on this subject we talked about Cloud Native computing and about strategy. In this blog, we’ll put the two together and consider Cloud Native Strategy – what it means and how to do it. In our first post we defined Cloud Native as a toolbox of approaches (IaaS or PaaS, … Continued

What is Cloud Native?

  According to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) a Cloud Native strategy is about scale and resilience: “distributed systems capable of scaling to tens of thousands of self healing multi-tenant nodes”. This is incredibly useful for folk like Uber or Netflix who want to hyperscale an existing product, reduce their operating costs, and improve … Continued