The benefits of moving to new modern application architectures like Micro Services and runtimes like Docker are well accepted. Most organisations that see IT as a core part of their business are either adopting these new application and runtime architectures or looking to move towards them over the coming years.
One of the most common questions I am asked in the course of my work at MidVision is “What is the difference between [replace as appropriate] Puppet / Chef / Ansible / Salt – and RapidDeploy?” (It may also be followed by “We already use Puppet”).
Big Data is rapidly becoming an important battleground in the drive to provide customers with a superior experience – here are some of the most important applications today.
You may have heard of this thing called Docker. You know, the one which has fostered over 20,000 open source projects (including orchestration tools and management frameworks) and over 85,000 Dockerized applications?
Big Data is one of the big trends in IT of recent years. The vast majority of CIOs are collecting and managing more business information than they did two years ago.