In the time it took you to download and open this eBook, you could have spun up and configured hundreds of virtual machines in a public or private cloud, deployed your application, database,
middleware, messaging, load balancers, storage, and other components to those configured servers, linked them all together, and had your app live in production - all with a single click.
This isn’t the future we’re describing, it’s right now, and thousands of development teams around the world are doing it. At a high level, we’re describing automation that cloud and APIs enable, and at a low level, we’re describing the outcome of adopting a DevOps mentality and the associated tools. This eBook will look at the basics of DevOps automation, and configuration management to get you started down the right path.
In the time it took to download and open this eBook, you could have spun up and configured hundreds of virtual machines in a public or private cloud, deployed your application, database, middleware, messaging, load balancers, storage, and other components to those configured servers, linked them all together, and had your app live in production - all with a single click.
This isn't the future we're describing, it's right now, and thousands of development teams around the world are doing it. At a high level, we;re describing automation that cloud and API's enable, and at a low level, we're describing the outcome of adopting a DevOps mentality and the associated tooks. This eBook will look at the basics of DevOps, automation and configuration management to get you started down the right path.
Published By: Reactivity
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
Load balancers, name servers (e.g. DNS), even stock brokerage services are existing examples of virtual services in the worlds of networking and financial services. This paper will introduce the concept of virtual services for SOAs and provide details of the characteristics of virtual services that enable SOA success.
KEMP Technologies LoadMaster Application Delivery Controller and Server Load Balancer appliances provide full support for Microsoft Windows Terminal Services (WTS). The LoadMaster WTS capabilities helps organizations maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of their networks. KEMP delivers this at an affordable price.
Today’s small-to-medium sized businesses (SMB) are undergoing the same IT evolution as their enterprise counterparts, only on a smaller scale. For SMBs, website reliability, flexible scalability, performance and ease of management are as essential to SMB website infrastructure as they are to an enterprise. It’s fare to say that these capabilities are an important operational imperative for businesses of all sizes.
Today’s web and application infrastructure continues to expand applications for e-commerce, and communications with customers, partners and internal employees. For those responsible for deploying, maintaining and supporting these networked applications, there is an increasing need to get the highest performance out of datacenter equipment, while simplifying the complexity that causes excess overhead and unnecessary costs.
Small-to-medium sized businesses (SMB) are increasingly relying upon web-based applications and web-enabled services for running their business. Applications such as CRM, e-commerce transactions and other web-enabled applications are accessed both locally and remotely from outside the business facilities. These web-based applications are vulnerable to attacks from viruses, intrusions, and denial of service (DoS) attacks, as traffic comes into the network through various ports and firewalls without being inspected.
Kemp Technologies’ LoadMaster Application Delivery Controller (ADC) and Server Load Balancer (SLB) appliances are low energy consumers. Reducing energy use at the point of consumption, LoadMaster provides benefits to other areas by reducing load on power and cooling facilities, which in turn reduce their own energy use.
The Web experience is changing for consumers. While the National Retail Federation reports that over 90 percent of customers research products on the Web before purchasing, a single product photo and description is not enough to close the sale. Through broadband, with Flash and JPEG product images, retailers are providing information to potential customers which will improve the likelihood of closing the sale.
Chances are, if you’re utilizing SSL, you’re not utilizing it to its full potential. SSL is a powerful technology that can help organizations protect their data as well as their users. While the technology behind SSL is solid, the most common best practices for its implementation do not take full advantage of the benefits that SSL brings. And this may be inadequate to provide proper security to the modern web application environment.
SkyVantage, a provider of hosted airline reservation services, provides an industry-leading airline reservation and management system for specialized small-to-medium and start-up airlines, as well as airline charter organizations. In an industry with high operating costs and tight competition, SkyVantage was founded based on the need to deploy a web-based, lower-cost software management solution to the airline industry, without sacrificing features.
Websites have become critical components of most businesses’ core operations. They support the brand and ordering process, serve as data information resources and assist in overall customer care. Having poor website performance or poor reliability can destroy or severely damage a business and its reputation. The increasing importance of these websites leads to critical requirements of security, reliability and scalability. Delivering these, however, can leave an SMB stretched beyond its resources.
Today’s Wide Area Networks (WANs) are experiencing increased saturation with the deployment of bandwidth-intensive applications, increased numbers of users, and the need for reliable security transmissions. IT personnel responsible for these issues acknowledge the increased congestion and have strived to maintain high levels of network performance. At the same time, IT departments are tasked with the job of lowering the cost of network infrastructure and ongoing operations. Network administrators continually face the challenge of balancing the increased use of critical applications on the Internet, while eliminating downtime and congestion from affecting user quality and day-to-day business operations.
This paper describes how organizations can use advanced, yet affordable WAN link optimization solutions to leverage the benefits of multiple sites, while maintaining high-performance and reliability for applications delivered across all sites. You will discover how to use WAN link controllers to manage, automatically load balance and failover of multiple WAN and ISP links to ensure site–to-site connectivity, and deliver applications reliably.
There are many difficult issues related to WAN complexity, cost, and performance. However, many of these issues can be solved through device consolidation. Download this white paper to learn how to achieve efficiencies and competitive advantages through affordable, yet feature-rich WAN optimization technologies.
Download this white paper to learn how to avoid network failures and evaluate the options available to ensure high-availability, network uptime and optimal network performance. It also shows you solutions that are affordable, and when deployed, are operationally cost-effective.
For the IT personnel responsible for deploying, maintaining and supporting these networked applications, there is an increasing requirement to get the highest performance out of network equipment, while simplifying the complexity that causes excess overhead and unnecessary costs. However, there is hope. Download this white paper to learn how to achieve efficiencies and competitive advantages through affordable, yet feature-rich WAN optimization technologies.
By redirecting traffic away from ISP outages and WAN link bottlenecks, Ecessa, with its PowerLink and ShieldLink family of affordable WAN Optimization Controllers help avoid critical WAN infrastructure problems. Ecessa optimizes WAN infrastructure as defined by 24/7 availability, high-performance, flexible scalability, and secure operations - while streamlining IT costs. PowerLink and ShieldLink simplify the management of network links, and optimize user access to datacenters and remote sites.
To achieve greater productivity, employees at headquarters, telecommuters, business partners and customers must all have unhindered access to critical applications. Any delay in delivering these applications can cause user productivity to suffer and adversely affect business profitability. WAN link controllers are an affordable solution for ensuring the optimum performance, reliable delivery and protection of applications. They optimize network bandwidth and ensure the delivery of critical applications. Download this white paper to learn how to achieve efficiencies and competitive advantages through the adoption of affordable, yet feature-rich WAN link controllers.
Download this white paper to discovery the site-to-site channel bonding capabilities of PowerLink. Site-to-site channel bonding enables two or more sites with PowerLink installed to communicate with each other using the combined throughput of one or more connected WAN links. Learn more today!