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Humans of Turbo Part 5: Georgia Gourley

Posted by Jenna Kominski on Oct 17, 2019 12:45:00 PM

In the fifth part of our series, we talk to Georgia Gourley, who has been at Turbonomic for 9 months. Read below to learn all about her journey!

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The 7 Best Books to Get You Started with Kubernetes

Posted by Jenna Kominski on Sep 3, 2019 10:45:00 AM

According to our "2019 State of Multicloud Report," container adoption is expected to grow by 165% in the next 18 months. Over 60% of respondents to the survey reported that they already on their journey to using containers/cloud-native. 

Having an understanding of Kubernetes is more important than ever. Kubernetes is the answer to allowing large numbers of containers to work together successfully. To learn everything you need to know about about the platform, you'll need the right resources. Check out these 7 books that will guide you through your Kubernetes journey! 

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Humans of Turbonomic: Part 1

Posted by Jenna Kominski on Jul 2, 2019 9:15:00 AM

In this continuing blog series, we will be interviewing the employees of Turbonomic to find out more about what they do, why they do it, and why green is their favorite color. You will hear from Marketers, Recruiters, Sales Development Reps, and everything in between.

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How to Plan Your Cloud Migration

Posted by Jenna Kominski on Jun 11, 2019 9:45:00 AM

Digital transformation and cloud migration have achieved a symbiotic relationship between applications and delivery of business services: digital transformation extends legacy applications and manual processes into the cloud and the cloud provides the means to more effectively deliver those transformed processes to users anywhere on the planet.

The cloud provides numerous other advantages, such as agility, ease of scale, elasticity, improved resiliency, continuous availability, and integrated backup: capabilities which bring forth both technological and operational advantages to businesses seeking to maximize the value behind their applications.

Challenges of Moving to the Cloud

Despite the advantages of migrating to the cloud, there are numerous challenges associated with moving applications, platforms and services to the cloud, ranging from establishing compatibility, to instituting security, to assuring performance. For example, most legacy applications are not designed to operate  in a cloud environment, meaning that considerations such as the user interface, security challenges and support for databases must be addressed. These challenges can complicate migrations to the cloud and also highlight the importance of having a plan and the appropriate knowledge to execute on that plan, along with the appropriate technology to ensure that plan leads to a smooth cloud migration. 

Cloud computing platforms and associated applications are proliferating across enterprises, playing a central role in digital transformation initiatives. There are many paths to the cloud and many public cloud choices, with Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure continuing to dominate public cloud market and growth.

Which Path Should You Take?

Normally, having multiple paths and choices proves beneficial for those adopting disruptive technologies, but that is not the case with digital transformation. Here, multiple choices often lead to complexity and compatibility issues that can derail a transformation project. To fully realize the benefits of digital transformation, the ability to match each workload with the cloud target best able to meet  the service level requirements can determine whether a project succeeds or fails. Having a good understanding of management concepts, workload types and platform capabilities proves to be critical for those looking to make a smooth transition to cloud services.

Check out our eBook to learn how to simplify and de-risk your cloud migration initiatives!

 

Read Entire eBook Here

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Everything You Should Know About Autonomic IT

Posted by Jenna Kominski on May 28, 2019 10:34:00 AM

Organizations are adopting cloud computing to accelerate service delivery. Some try to deliver cloud economies of scale in their private data centers with the mantra “automate everything,” a philosophy often simpler in theory than practice. Others have opted to leverage public cloud resources for the added benefit of the pay-as-you-go model but are finding it difficult to keep costs in check. Regardless of approach, cloud technology poses the same challenge IT has faced for decades: how to assure application performance while minimizing costs.

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KubeHunt 2019

Posted by Jenna Kominski on May 17, 2019 10:30:00 AM

May is here, and that means event season is in its early stages. With that being said, we are so excited to be sponsoring KubeCon in Barcelona! From May 20th- 23rd, join us at the Fira Gran Via in Barcelona, Spain at booth #P11 to visit our hands-on experts to learn about best practices for managing container growth and enabling DevOps to move at the speed of your business.

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6 Books That Will Make You an Azure Master

Posted by Jenna Kominski on Mar 27, 2019 11:30:00 AM

Microsoft Azure is a public cloud computing platform that provides various solutions including PaaS, IaaS, and SaaS. Azure is one of the fasted growing cloud business, with it's revenue growing by 76%. It can be used for analytics, storage, virtual computing, networking, and more. The amount of services in Azure is so vast that it could get confusing to work with.

It's important that you have the right resources to help you through your cloud migration journey. Here are the top guides that'll make you an Azure expert in no time.

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Top 6 AWS Training Books

Posted by Jenna Kominski on Mar 15, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is one of Amazon's most profitable areas, with its popularity growing rapidly. AWS is a secure cloud services platforms that offers database storage, content delivery, compute power, and much more!  With all the tools and services AWS has to offer, it's essential that you have the right guidance.

Here is a list of some of the best materials that will help you learn the in's and out's of AWS!

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The Best 7 DevOps Books for Beginners

Posted by Jenna Kominski on Feb 6, 2019 2:15:00 PM

With benefits like better security, environment stability, improved collaboration, and more, there's no wonder why DevOps is evolving at a rapid pace. In order to properly implement this cultural shift into your workplace, you have to understand it from the inside out.

Here are some materials that will help guide you on your DevOps journey.

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