After the walkthrough on how to build clusters, we have seen how many moving parts even a simple application cluster may have: load balancers with a cluster manager, application servers, database servers with replication and a database cluster manager, an object store, just to name a few. (more…)
Over the last two years, while the anynines public PaaS was running on AWS in Ireland, we have received lots of requests for our service to run in Germany. Don’t ask any longer for that, because we are moving back to Germany. (more…)
Impact of a digital transformation on software development
In the past 10 years software development has changed significantly. So did software operations.
Software development and operations form a continuous interplay.
Let’s have a closer look, outline these changes and see how they lead to the emergence of modern application platforms. Find the cutting edge and see some of the current challenges.
The following chapters will walk through a history of software operations. The intention here is not to come up with a perfect re-narration but to roughly describe the development of software operations over time. (more…)