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Ben Yemini

Ben Yemini
Product leader with extensive experience developing, launching and scaling enterprise software products and building strategic partnerships around them.
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3 Ways to Avoid Cloud Lock-In

Posted by Ben Yemini on Oct 24, 2019 10:40:00 AM

If you’re a regular reader of this blog or have ever had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Shmuel Kliger about how IT is managed today, you know that thresholds hold a special place in “IT hell” for us.

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Vertical Scaling in a Horizontal World

Posted by Ben Yemini on Sep 30, 2019 11:00:00 AM

One of the key concepts in Jim Collin’s book ‘Built to Last’ is that important decisions are often not binary. For example, you don’t have to decide between being disciplined or creative. You also don’t have to decide between empirical analysis or decisive actions. The same notion should be applied to designing and building application environments that are built to last.

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Scale Smarter: EC2 Vertical Scaling with Turbonomic 6.1  

Posted by Ben Yemini on May 24, 2018 11:57:36 AM

Picking the right EC2 instance family and type requires the consideration of multiple factors. It’s no wonder why many organizations that have moved quickly into AWS, without taking the time to fully understand how to architect applications for both cost and performance, are waking up with significant budget over runs.

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Is Financial Accounting the New Class for IT Ops?

Posted by Ben Yemini on Nov 10, 2017 3:00:24 PM

I have a confession to make. I got a P in accounting. What is a P you might ask? It’s based on the grading system business schools use to make “Type As” feel better about themselves when they are surrounded by similar types. In the real world, it’s a C.

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3 Ways to Avoid Overspending on Cloud Infrastructure and Waking Up in Cloud Jail

Posted by Ben Yemini on Jan 20, 2017 11:58:29 AM

If you’re a regular reader of this blog or have ever had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Shmuel Kliger about how IT is managed today you know that thresholds hold a special place in “IT hell” for us.

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Topics: Cloud

Accelerate Your Cloud Migration with RiverMeadow and Turbonomic

Posted by Ben Yemini on Nov 28, 2016 10:34:22 AM

For many organizations the cloud holds a promise of delivering better applications faster and some even argue more securely. While private clouds democratize access to the underlying compute, storage and network resources presented by a hypervisor they also introduce unpredictable demand on the underlying environment often slowing down the time to get resources up and ready for end-users to leverage.

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Topics: News, Cloud

What are all these specialized databases all about?

Posted by Ben Yemini on Nov 9, 2016 10:42:51 AM

Data is at the core of most enterprises today. Plenty has been written about the need to leverage insights and analytics to gain a competitive advantage as well as the mountains of data that can be collected, refined and analyzed in order to gain a competitive edge.

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Topics: Databases

Introducing Cloud Cost Compare - Where to Run Your Next App

Posted by Ben Yemini on Oct 20, 2016 8:45:25 AM

Today there are more choices than ever of where and how to run applications. Virtualization has made it easy to spin up a VM, containers make deployment even faster and public cloud services remove the need to procure, rack and mount hardware altogether.

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Topics: News, Cloud

Latency, CPU, response time, can we treat them all the same?

Posted by Ben Yemini on Sep 9, 2016 12:01:38 PM

“Okay, I think I’ve figured this thing out. You can go up and down, but not side-to-side, or … back in time.”

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Topics: Industry Perspectives, Networking and SDN

vRealize: a Journey to DevOps and IT Automation?

Posted by Ben Yemini on Aug 24, 2016 11:30:28 AM

As we head into VMworld I’m looking forward to seeing all of the latest and greatest from the vRealize suite. Over the last few VMworlds we’ve seen VMware cement vRealize as the umbrella brand for their management offerings.

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Topics: DevOps

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