Cloud Architecture (Part 3) – Service Delivery

This post is part two of a five part series of posts on what should be designed into any cloud architecture. In this post, I will be going into some detail on the service delivery layer of a cloud architecture which will include orchestration.

Part 1 can be found here and part 2 here. The entire series will be grouped under the Cloud Architecture category.

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Cloud Architecture (Part 2) – Resource Pool

This post is part two of a five part series of posts on what should be designed into any cloud architecture. In this post, I will be going into some detail on the resource pool layer of a cloud architecture.

Part 1 can be found here and the entire series will be grouped under the Cloud Architecture category.

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Cloud Architecture (Part 1) – The Overview

This post is part one of a five part series of posts on what should be designed into any cloud architecture. In this post, I will be giving a high level overview of what makes up a cloud and in the next 4 posts I will focus in on a particular piece of the cloud.

The entire series will be grouped under the Cloud Architecture category.

Due to the huge amount of technical innovation in the market at the moment there are a number of products that an organisation can purchase to help them build their private or public cloud. Instead of singling out specific products that may be right for some organisations but not others, I will write about capabilities which can then be mapped onto specific products.

The four layered cloud architecture presented in this article will be suitable for public, private and all types of hybrid clouds.

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Cloud 101 – Private, Public, Hybrid and Community

Cloud computing is one of the top 5 priorities of almost every CIO out there today. While the benefits of the Cloud have been documented fairly extensively, I want to take it back to basics with this series of Cloud 101 posts. I will be looking at a definition for the different types of cloud and also write about some of specific challenges that can be addressed for clients in the Middle East.

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