Multi-Cloud Blog – BMC Blogs BMC Software Fri, 19 Oct 2018 13:00:16 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Multi-Cloud Blog – BMC Blogs 32 32 Databases on AWS: How Cloud Databases Fit in a Multi-Cloud World Mon, 01 Oct 2018 00:00:46 +0000 What is the state of the cloud within your company? Some legacy enterprises maintain clouds entirely on premise, and newer companies are completely native to the cloud. Most companies, however, are somewhere in between. Likewise, your developers probably know that they’ll eventually be tasked with moving both applications and databases to the cloud. Unfortunately, migration […]]]> Serverless vs PaaS: Is Serverless the New PaaS? Tue, 25 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000 In the race to develop the fastest, most efficient software at the highest frequency, more organizations are looking to solutions like Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS). PaaS is a natural choice because it gives businesses more functionality with less management responsibility. This allows developers to focus on the act of developing without maintaining things like runtime environment. However, […]]]> Public Cloud vs Private Cloud vs Hybrid Cloud: What’s The Difference? Wed, 12 Sep 2018 00:00:59 +0000 Cloud computing spans a range of classifications, types and architecture models. The transformative networked computing model can be categorized into three major types: Public Cloud, Private Cloud and Hybrid Cloud. The technology service can be accessed in various models and deployment strategies, including the most popular Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service […]]]> What are the Hidden Costs of Cloud Adoption? Fri, 07 Sep 2018 00:00:03 +0000 Conventional wisdom suggests that cloud computing, with its promise to trade high infrastructure CapEx with affordable ongoing OpEx is a financially viable alternative for small and midsize businesses that cannot afford to deploy and maintain their own data centers. In order to analyze the true cost of cloud computing, the monthly subscription fee alone doesn’t […]]]> Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service 2018 Wed, 05 Sep 2018 00:00:34 +0000 Every year, organizations and industry experts alike eagerly anticipate the findings released from Gartner research group regarding their Magic Quadrants, and this year’s Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service is no different. The Magic Quadrant for Cloud IaaS 2018 is shown here: Amazon Web Services is named as the leader again for the […]]]> 10 Best Practices for Cloud Adoption Tue, 21 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Adopting public cloud is a learning curve. Organizations need to acquire the skills and knowledge to develop the processes for ongoing operations. Here are 10 top practices that you should incorporate as you begin to use public cloud and make it part of your IT and app dev environment. The organizations that are most successful […]]]> Containers vs Virtual Machines: What’s The Difference? Tue, 07 Aug 2018 11:43:58 +0000 Virtualization transformed networked computing in the early 70’s, paving way for unprecedented paradigm shifts such as cloud computing in recent decades. Not so long ago, the Container revolution emerged with a similar goal toward improvements in data center technologies and application development. The technology isn’t entirely new. Linux container solutions including LXC and Solaris Zones […]]]> What is Hyper-Converged Infrastructure? Mon, 30 Jul 2018 00:00:15 +0000 Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) is a paradigm shift in data center technologies aimed to reduce infrastructure complexity, enhance scalability and enable a truly software-defined IT infrastructure environment. HCI can be described as an IT framework that involves virtualization of all hardware elements of a conventional data center environment and centralized management of the integrated infrastructure resources […]]]> What is Data Fabric? Data Fabric Explained Thu, 26 Jul 2018 00:00:37 +0000 Data Fabric lets organizations take control of data residing anywhere, anytime. Data Fabric encompasses the technology architecture and IT services that enable this capability by simplifying and integrating data management processes across all sources and access points of data. Specifically for hybrid cloud infrastructure deployments that require organizations to manage data access, security, control and […]]]> Introduction to AWS Reserved Instances Fri, 20 Jul 2018 00:00:42 +0000 Cloud computing gained traction in the SMB market segment with its promised value proposition to replace high CapEx with affordable ongoing OpEx. SMBs embraced the cloud movement to take advantage of the cost variability and were able to focus resource investments on building the business instead of building the IT infrastructure. For organizations that scale […]]]>