Are Containers the Best Cloud Native Tool?

May 22, 2017 by Anne Currie

Earlier in this blog series we described how every strategy comprises a goal and the actions we take or tools we use to accomplish it. We’re now going to consider some of the tools that Cloud Native uses, including container packaging, dynamic management, and a microservices-oriented architecture.

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The 3 Most Common Cloud Native Goals & What Kind of Company Are You?

May 19, 2017 by Anne Currie

Cloud Native Goals

In our earlier posts in this series we described a Cloud Native Strategy as a way to achieve business goals by taking a particular set of actions:

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What is a Cloud Native Strategy?

May 12, 2017 by Anne Currie

In the last two blogs on this subject we talked about Cloud Native computing and about strategy. In this blog, we'll put the two together and consider Cloud Native Strategy - what it means and how to do it.

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The Seven Elements of Strategy (Which You'll Need To Know If You Are Creating a Cloud Native Strategy)

May 10, 2017 by Jamie Dobson

In the first post in this series, my colleague Anne Currie said that cloud native was about speed, scale and costs. We discovered that cloud native helps you get your ideas to market quickly; that cloud native helps you scale as more users consume your services; and that cloud native lets you spread costs out over the lifetime of a product, and it does this by matching demand for services with supply.

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What is Cloud Native?

May 3, 2017 by Anne Currie

 According to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) a Cloud Native strategy is about scale and resilience: “distributed systems capable of scaling to tens of thousands of self healing multi-tenant nodes”. This is incredibly useful for folk like Uber or Netflix who want to hyperscale an existing product, reduce their operating costs, and improve their margins. So is Cloud Native about power and scale?

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