Migrate Legacy Java Apps To AWS Fargate

Even 5-10 year old java applications can be containerized and migrated to the cloud Fargate can run Application Servers, like JBoss (now Wildfly) You can run Java Apps on those application servers When migrating, the .war files often need changes / library updates, but that

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A fully automated #DevOps Pipeline in 5 Simple Steps

1. Develop Cloud Native Applications The prerequisite of being able to deploy through a fully automated pipeline is to have cloud native applications. Those applications are stateless: they don’t keep state within the application, but use services to keep state (Cache, RDBMS, NoSQL). Stateless apps

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Use Case: Docker Containers In Production

1. Introduction A new trend in software development is to break down applications into microservices and deploy them using containers. Containerization has many benefits over the traditional approach of using Virtual Machines. When adopting a microservices strategy, using containers is often the only way to

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Scaling Applications In The Cloud

My latest course is all about scaling applications on-premise and in the cloud. Let me explain in just a few paragraphs why you would want to make your application scalable and how you would do it: Making your app scalable will always reduce costs Everyone understands

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Why You Should Use Microservices, In 7 Steps

Technology Heterogeneity Due to the nature of microservices the system is composed out of collaborating services, for each of these services you can, but don’t need to, use a different technology. This approach allows you to use the right tool for each job without having to

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Move Fast AND Stay Secure: AWS ReInvent Executive Summary

AWS AWS has more than 1 million active customers EC2 usage increased 95% YOY (Q2 2014 Q2 2015) S3 usage increased 120% YOY DB Usage 127% YOY 81% YOY Revenue growth Amazon Aurora (Enterprise Database) is one of the fastest growing services, faster than RedShift

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Running Microservices In 4 Steps, On-Premises Or In The Cloud

Microservices The traditional monolithic application architecture is easy to develop, test, and deploy. Unfortunately those applications tend to become large, complex, and as a team it’s difficult to work together on the app. Big applications tend to intimidate developers and it also increases coordination within

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The 5 Business Benefits Of The Twelve Factor App

Today, software is often delivered as a service. 12factor is a methodology for building software-as-a-service applications. By using this methodology, you ensure best practices and lots of business benefits that come with it. Here are five benefits: 1. Scalability Twelve Factor applications are easily scalable. By applying

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The DevOps Tool Everyone Wants To Have

What makes DevOps so difficult? Everyone agrees that DevOps-oriented profiles are hard to find in the job market. You might want to automate your whole IT infrastructure, but your DevOps team still needs to have the bandwidth to do their daily work. DevOps teams are

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How To Scale World’s Most Popular Web CMS (WordPress)

WordPress WordPress is the most popular Content Management System for websites. In January 2015, WordPress was used by more than 23.3% of the top 10 million websites (wikipedia). Unfortunately, when you download WordPress, it’s not designed to run properly on Cloud providers because it never

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