Tuesday, October 17, 2017

10 Steps to Cloud Happiness: Step 3 - Adding Cloud Operations

Every journey starts at the beginning and this journey's no exception.

As previously presented in the introduction to this series of articles, you'll be taken through the 10 steps to your cloud happiness.

This journey focuses on the storyline that you're interested due to the push towards a digital transformation and the need to deliver applications in to a cloud service.

This focus on application delivery and all the new moving parts, like containers, cloud, platform as a service (PaaS) and digital journeys might leave you searching for that simple plan to get started. There is nothing like getting hands-on to quickly leverage the experience you've acquired over the years, so let's dive right in.

Previously you were shown how to get a cloud and the use of a service catalog, so what's next?

Thursday, October 12, 2017

10 Steps to Cloud Happiness: Step 2 - Use a Service Catalog

Step 2 - Use a Service Catalog
Every journey starts at the beginning and this journey's no exception.

As previously presented in the introduction to this series of articles, you'll be taken through the 10 steps to your cloud happiness.

This journey focuses on the storyline that you're interested due to the push towards a digital transformation and the need to deliver applications in to a cloud service.

This focus on application delivery and all the new moving parts, like containers, cloud, platform as a service (PaaS) and digital journeys might leave you searching for that simple plan to get started. There is nothing like getting hands-on to quickly leverage the experience you've acquired over the years, so let's dive right in.

Previously you were shown how to get a cloud, so what's next?

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

10 Steps to Cloud Happiness: Step 1 - Get a Cloud

Step 1 - Get a Cloud
Every journey starts at the beginning and this journey's no exception.

As previously presented in the introduction to this series of articles, you'll be taken through the 10 steps to your cloud happiness.

This journey focuses on the storyline that you're interested due to the push towards a digital transformation and the need to deliver applications in to a cloud service.

This focus on application delivery and all the new moving parts, like containers, cloud, platform as a service (PaaS) and digital journeys might leave you searching for that simple plan to get started. There is nothing like getting hands-on to quickly leverage the experience you've acquired over the years, so let's dive right in.

The first thing you'll need is a cloud, but not just some service online that you don't really get your hands-on. This cloud needs to run on premise, meaning you're going to leverage it as a test platform for your application development and delivery. You'll need that right on your very own laptop, so let's see how that works.

Friday, October 6, 2017

OpenSlava 2017 slides: 10 steps to AppDev in the Cloud happiness

As mentioned previously, I was at OpenSlava 2017 this week presenting a keynote, a lightning talk and a breakout session.

OpenSlava is organized by Accenture and brings together speakers on emerging technologies and open source, kicking off October 5-6 in Bratislava, Slovakia.

Below you will find the slides from my breakout session.

OpenSlava 2017 slides: Real AppDev in the Cloud on your laptop in minutes

As mentioned previously, I was at OpenSlava 2017 this week presenting a keynote, a lightning talk and a breakout session.

OpenSlava is organized by Accenture and brings together speakers on emerging technologies and open source, kicking off October 5-6 in Bratislava, Slovakia.

Below you will find the slides I used for my lightning talk.

OpenSlava 2017 slides: Are developers the real emerging technology?

As mentioned previously, I was at OpenSlava 2017 this week presenting a keynote, a lightning talk and a breakout session.

OpenSlava is organized by Accenture and brings together speakers on emerging technologies and open source, kicking off October 5-6 in Bratislava, Slovakia.

Below you will find the slides from the opening keynote on developers and emerging technology.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

10 Steps to Cloud Happiness Introduction

No matter how many steps there are, it's always a journey.

There's always ups and downs in any journey as you traverse the path you've chosen.

This is no more true for a walk to the top of a ridge line than for your digital journey into the Cloud.

As an application developer, or as an operations specialist, you have to wonder how to get from zero to that plateau of Cloud happiness.

Let's take a closer look at an easy 10-step program to get you up and running your own application delivery platform in the Cloud, even though it's going to be a local experience.

This first article will layout the 10 steps with subsequent articles presenting each step in detail. You'll be able to follow along as your happiness grows with each following article.