cloud-architecture

Answering 7 common cloud architecture questions

This excerpt from Get started with architectures by Kim Gajda was originally published on the IBM Bluemix blog. Once upon a time, a developer’s job was simple: Write code to connect to your company database, and voilà, you have a new app and happy users. That might have been your manager’s view of your job. […]

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Ten rules for building clouds

Recent discussions with clients have led me to document these rules for building clouds.

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IBM CCRA release 3.0 – How does it affect me?

In this article I will present my first impressions on the CCRA 3.0 and what it can help me with in my daily work on cloud solutions.

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Why a reference architecture is important for you

In any cloud project, or any IT project for that matter, the use of a reference architecture is good. In this blog post, I will explain why.

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Ten rules for building clouds

Recent discussions with clients have led me to document these rules for building clouds.

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Open standards collaboration fuels innovation

Great strides are being made in the world of open standards this week at IBM’s Innovate 2013 Conference in Orlando.

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Pattern-powered cloudlets (Part 1)

Edgar describes what a cloudlet is and some use cases.

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Which type of private cloud should I use?

The author shares pros and cons for a "private in dedicated" cloud environment versus a "private in public" environment.

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IBM CCRA release 3.0 – How does it affect me?

In this article I will present my first impressions on the CCRA 3.0 and what it can help me with in my daily work on cloud solutions.

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Whose data? How to consider data backup in cloud

“Is my data safe?” I think this is the most asked question in the cloud business.

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A storage cloud ahead of its time

IBM's private file storage cloud was originally conceived long before the widely accepted definition of “cloud computing” existed, well before cloud was even considered cool.

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Surefire ways to design a private cloud — Part 2

In this blog, I would like to show you details of Flexible Private Cloud Architecture (FPCA) by describing each of the layers and its function.

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