Abtin Assadi

Consider the full spectrum of cloud computing models

The cloud computing environment has come a long way in the past few years. Today’s cloud computing models provide choices that vary in control, flexibility and ease, ranging from bare metal with maximum control and responsiveness to event-driven apps with maximum ease in development and deployment. Until recently, virtual machines (VM) were the primary cloud […]

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Why choose a serverless architecture

In everyday cloud deployments, you define and deploy infrastructure, install software, and run code on servers. You then have to manage and maintain those servers. In a serverless architecture, developers no longer have to worry about the underlying infrastructure. They can run code without maintaining servers. OpenWhisk is one example of serverless architecture — a […]

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What are microservices?

Microservices are an architectural approach to creating cloud applications, where each application is built as a set of services. Each service runs in its own processes and communicates through application programming interfaces (API). Services are built around specific business logic, written in any language and they are independently scalable, upgradeable and deployable. When an application […]

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Key to success in the cloud is a sound strategy

Delivering transformative business value with limited resources is reality for many CIOs. CIOs are also faced with IT services that are increasingly multi-sourced, raising new challenges for service delivery aggregation, integration and management. We know that cloud is driving the new face of managed services and outsourcing. Of course, “cloud” means different things to different […]

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Bluemix emerges as a hub for secure access to cloud services

Bluemix started as IBM’s Cloud Platform as a Service for software developers with a variety of build packs and a well equipped set of DevOps tools. In the short time since its inception, Bluemix has expanded its cloud platform to include OpenStack, Docker and virtual machines, further extending its ability to service workloads. Bluemix is […]

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