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.

Gather round as we traverse the 10 steps to
AppDev in the Cloud happiness!

10 Steps to Happiness

The program here takes you from nothing at all on your local machine, to the full application delivery platform using open technologies such as JBoss middleware, containers, an open PaaS and more. Without further delay, these are the 10 steps:
  1. Get a Cloud
  2. Use a Service Catalog
  3. Adding Cloud Operations
  4. Container-based Business Logic
  5. Container-based Process Improvement
  6. Human Resource Examples
  7. Retail Online Web Shop
  8. Online Travel Bookings
  9. Financial Services Examples
  10. Agile Cloud Service Integration
So stay tuned, this list will be tackled one-by-one over the coming weeks and months to provide you with a clear and steady direction towards your very own application delivery in the Cloud happiness.