Netflix is a widely referenced case study for how to effectively operate a cloud application at scale. While their hyper-resilient approach may not be necessary at most organizations, Netflix has advanced the conversation about what it means to build modern systems. In this interview, InfoQ spoke with Adrian Cockcroft who is the Cloud Architect for the Netflix platform.
In this article, author Mat Keep discusses the deployment best practices of MongoDB databases with focus on capacity planning and monitoring aspects. He also explains the topics like hardware selection, key metrics for monitoring and when it’s time to add shards.
What is the relationship between Cloud Computing and DevOps? Cloud and DevOps are independent but mutually reinforcing strategies for delivering business value through IT.
Dennis Sosnoski explains how supposedly-secure connections can be downgraded to the point where they are easily broken and how to make it more difficult for anyone to see or alter your data exchanges. 2
Docker is an open source tool to run applications inside of a Linux container, a kind of light-weight virtual machine. 2
To protect against hacks that lead to theft of business data, best practices are set forth in the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard. Follow these 12 steps for a secure payment environment. 1
In this article, author Yiftach Schoolman outlines how to overcome the top seven challenges associated with managing the in-memory NoSQL datastores in the cloud. 3
Developers are building experience with an array of cloud environments. InfoQ spoke with 3 thoughts leaders about the state of cloud development, recommended tools, anti-patterns, and getting started. 1
ADMIT is a framework composed of decision points used when crafting any IT based architecture, whether Enterprise, System, Infrastructure, or Software. 5
Mitchell Hashimoto released his book "Vagrant up and running" which covers everything from basic Vagrant usage to extending its functionality.
Managing a cloud environment isn't the same as managing internal servers. On JavaOne Shanghai 2013, Kevin Nilson, the VP of Engineering at just.me, explained the differences and best practices.