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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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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Write 12-Factor PHP Apps – And Be Loved By DevOps

Today we want to focus on the app, not on the operations involved by running a zero-downtime, scalable, resilient (web) application. DevOps should help us creating a culture where Developers and Operations work together to get the applications deployed. As a Developer, it all starts

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Your Own Platform As A Service In 5 Steps, For Free, With Dokku

Platform as a Service (PaaS) is a good way to focus on the app, rather than the infrastructure. At Heroku you can deploy your application in a few steps, without touching and maintaining the Operating System. You can focus on developing your application: you push the app

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DevOps In 4 Steps, For Busy People

Implementing DevOps starts with optimizing your existing Software Development LifeCycle to bring Dev and Ops closer together. If you can develop and deploy software better and quicker, you can focus more on what’s important, and less on infrastructure problems or bugs that arise from promoting

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The end of the System Administrator

The operational cost of Applications The big operational cost of applications is maintenance. Low and Medium security updates are often applied on a weekly or monthly basis. High and Critical updates are expedited, which means they’re are often implemented during out of hours and weekends.

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